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Tokina and Zeiss lenses price increases in Japan

Kenko Tokina announced new price increases on Tokina and Zeiss lenses in Japan (Kenko Tokina is a Zeiss distributor for Japan). My assumption is that similar price increases will be implemented also in other countries. The list of Tokina lenses with a price increase can be found here and the Zeiss price increase is available […]

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Kenko Tokina and Carl Zeiss formed a new business alliance in Japan

Kenko Tokina and Carl Zeiss formed a new business alliance where Carl Zeiss transferred product sales and repair services to Kenko Tokina: Update – please note that this alliance is only for the Japanese market.

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New Kenko Tokina 400mm f/8 N II mirror lens announced

Kenko Tokina announced a new 400mm f/8 N II mirror manual focus lens that will replace the current version that was introduced back in 2015. The new lens will be available for Nikon F, Canon EF, Sony A, Pentax K, Nikon 1, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Fujifilm X and Canon M mounts. The lens has no electronic […]

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What else is new?

Canon announced a weird looking “mini compact personal camcorder” called VIXIA that features an ultra wide-angle lens, full HD video and Wi-Fi. The Blackmagic cinema camera price dropped by $1,000 (also EF mount). The first Hasselblad Stellar review is out: “The unavoidable question is whether all this is worth it when you are paying $2000 for a discontinued […]

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What else is new?

   Nauticam announced a flash trigger for Canon cameras that can fit inside their underwater housings – see the above video demonstration. Ex-Olympus executives sentenced for fraud, will not go to jail. Kenko announced a new underwater camera in Japan. Last chance: the entire Topas Labs plugin bundle is now $100 off (use coupon code july4). The suite includes Adjust, DeNoise, B&W Effects, ReMask, Lens Effects, Detail, […]

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Kenko Tokina’s new macro ring flash KSR-EF10 Soluis

Kenko Tokina announced a new macro ring flash KSR-EF10 Soluis. The price in Japan is set to ¥18,300 (around $230).

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Kenko announced a new 400mm f/8 mirror lens for various mounts

Kenko announced a new 400mm f/8 mirror lens for Micro Four Thirds, Sony NEX, Nikon F, Canon EF , Sony Alpha and Pentax K mounts:

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New: Kenko Lens2scope, a spotting scope adapter for lenses

I was doing some research online for lens scope converter in connection to a recent guest post on NikonRumors and it seems that Kenko recently released the Lens2scope – a spotting scope adapter for camera lenses, available for Nikon and Canon mounts. This adapter will let you use your existing lenses as a telescope with […]

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