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New US rebates from Sony, Canon, Panasonic, Sigma and Nikon

Here are the new US rebates for May from Sony, Canon, Panasonic, Sigma and Nikon:

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Fuji price increase in Canada, Leica price increase in the US coming on May 1st

Fujifilm Canada sent out letters to dealers informing them that a new price increase will take place on May 1st (check the current prices at Amazon.ca). Here is a copy of the letter found in the Fujifilm GFX Owners Facebook group:

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The latest CIPA report: camera shipments are up this year

CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their latest report with data from March 2017: in general, the numbers for the first three months of 2017 are better than 2015. For the Interchangeable Lens Digital Still Cameras category, the numbers are even better than 2016 (orange: 2017, black: 2016, blue: 2015 click for larger view):

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The latest financial reports from Sony: image sensors are the biggest contributor to profit growth

Sony published their financial reports for the fiscal year ending on March 31st, 2017. A quote from Reuters:

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Sony a9 review and comparisons to the Sony a7R II, Canon 1DX II, Nikon D5 and Nikon D500 cameras

Tony & Chelsea Northrup published their Sony a9 camera review with some comparisons to the Sony a7R II, Canon 1DX II, Nikon D5 and Nikon D500 cameras: If you don’t feel like going through all the 18+ minutes, here is a good recap from reddit: Camera focuses at least as good as 1DX & D5, […]

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More on the mystery Panasonic video camera at the 2017 NAB show

A few days ago I reported about a new mystery Panasonic video camera that is on display (under a cloth) at the 2017 NAB show. There was no official announcement or unveiling – it seems that the release will be in fall. Here is some additional information courtesy of our friends over at PhotographyBay:

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Canon latest financial results

Canon released their Q1/2017 financial results (see also the consolidated results sheet):

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