The Panasonic LX100 camera is now on sale for $559.95


The Panasonic LX100 is currently on sale only at Amazon for $559.95. The price at B&H and Adorama is still $797.99.

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Voigtlander NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical lens for E-mount officially announced in Japan


The Voigtlander NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical lens for E-mount is now officially announced in Japan. The price is around ‎¥130,000 ($1,100). The US pricing is not yet announced. Additional information:

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GoPro HERO 6 Black camera and Karma Drone v2.00 coming on September 28th

Some additional information on the upcoming GoPro HERO 6 Black camera (the suggested retail price incl. VAT in Germany will be €569):

The new (not yet announced) GoPro floating hand grip can be seen here:

A reader also sent me this info - on September 28th GoPro will also release Karma Drone v2.00:

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Profoto A1 speedlight for Nikon and Canon announced

The previously leaked Profoto A1 speedlight is now officially announced - it's the world’s smallest studio flash and the first Profoto on-camera flash.

The price is $995. The new A1 is available for both Nikon and Canon cameras.

Pre-orders are now open at B&H and Adorama.

  • Built-In AirTTL, Use On or Off Camera
  • Recycling: 0.05 to 1.2 Sec
  • Li-Ion Battery: 350 Full Power Flashes
  • High Speed Sync, LED Modeling Light
  • 9 Stop Power Range, 76 Ws Output
  • Weighs 1.2 lb Including Battery
  • Optional Wireless TTL with Air Remote
  • Includes Bounce Card, Dome Diffuser
  • Wide Lens, Flash Stand, USB Cable
  • A1 Bag with Shoulder Strap

Related videos and full press release:

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Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens additional information


The Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens is now available as a separate product on Indiegogo (previously the lens was available only as a part of the Biotar 75/1.5 Kickstarter project). Additional information:



Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens design:


Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens MTF chart:

Sample photos:

Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens sample photos

Press release:

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Announced today: Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic lens



Just a quick mention of the new Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic lens that was announced today. Pricing and availability for the different mounts can be found here.

Lens specifications:

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Adobe Lightroom 7 rumors


Here is some information on the upcoming Adobe Lightroom 7 release from a current beta tester:

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