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It took more than 2 years to complete this Leica MP “John Botte” camera

New Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Fully Covers GFX Medium Format Sensor

Nissin i600 Officially Announced in The USA

Fujifilm GFX 100S Shadow Noise Performance Speculation

 

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Olympus TG-6 waterproof, dustproof, freezeproof, shockproof camera to be announced next (specifications included)

I just received the first leaked specifications of a new Olympus TG-6 waterproof, dustproof, freezeproof and shockproof compact camera that will replace the current TG-5 model (previoulsy rumored here):

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Adobe Lightroom May 2019 version released



Adobe released their May 2019 version of Lightroom with new Texture Control, Defringe, Batch editing and Flat-Field Correction:

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The DJI Osmo action camera will be priced at $399

Some additional specifications of the upcoming DJI Osmo action camera that will be announced tomorrow (see teaser) - the price will be $399, same price as the GoPro HERO7 Black:

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Adobe sent emails to customers warning them about potential legal actions for using older versions of Creative Cloud apps


Adobe is in the news again for a third week in a row (after "testing" $20 per month Adobe Photography Plan and no longer offering older versions of Photoshop and Lightroom): the company now sent emails to customers warning them about potential legal actions for using older versions of Creative Cloud apps:

"We have recently discountinued certian older versions of Creative Cloud applications and as a result, under the terms of agreement, you are no longer licensed to use them. [...]

Please be aware that should you continue to use the discontinued version(s), you may be at risk of potential claims of infringement by third parties"

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Olympus yearly financial results are out: Imaging Business lost $157 million, revenue down 19%


Olympus published its latest financial results for the fiscal year ended on March 31st, 2019. Here are the details for the Imaging Business:

  • revenue: - 19%
  • mirrorless: -23%
  • compacts: -18%
  • other (?): +14%
  • operating loss: ¥17.1 billion (around $157 million)


The forecast for fiscal 2020 doesn't look much better - the Imagin Business is expected to lose money again:

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Samyang/Rokinon AF 45mm f/1.8 FE autofocus lens for Sony E-mount officially announced



The previously rumored Samyang/Rokinon AF 45mm f/1.8 FE autofocus lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced with a price tag of $399 (pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H). Additional information (see all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount):

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