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Get used to the new marketing trick of camera companies: lottery system to allow you to buy the latest and greatest camera

Fujifilm was the first to implement this with the X1000VI if I am not mistaken, and now Ricoh is doing it as well with the new GR III HDF and GR IIIx HDF cameras: “Sales will start from April 12th (Friday). RICOH GR III HDF/ RICOH GR IIIx HDF will be sold only at the […]

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OM System PEN E-P7 and OM-D E-M10 Mark IV cameras in short supply

OM System Japan issued an apology regarding the short supply of PEN E-P7 and OM-D E-M10 Mark IV cameras:

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All Ricoh GR cameras are out of stock, temporary suspension of orders, new model coming?

A few months ago a Ricoh GR designer teased a new GR announcement. We have not seen any new GR-related developments since. There was no news even at the CP+ show in Japan last month. Ricoh Japan now announced a new temporary suspension of GR camera orders because of supply shortages (again). Here are the impacted models: […]

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Don’t expect the Fujifilm X100VI camera to be in stock anytime soon

Many (all?) companies got into the habit of announcing product shortages “becuase of high demand”. For the most part, I consider this to be a marketing strategy, but in the case of the new Fujifilm X100VI camera, I believe the hype is real after getting some feedback from retailers – the X100VI demand is very […]

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Fujifilm suspends sales of X-T5 and X-S20 cameras in Japan

Fujifilm has suspended sales of their X-T5 and X-S20 cameras in Japan citing strong demand that exceeded the company’s initial production plans:

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The Fujifilm X-T5 camera is in short supply

Fujifilm Japan issued a statement/apology about potential Fujifilm X-T5 camera shortages (in the US the camera is in stock at Adorama, Amazon, and B&H):

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The new Canon Speedlite EL-5 is delayed

The new Canon Speedlite EL-5 which was announced on November 2, 2022, and was scheduled to be released in March 2023 is now officially delayed becuase of production reasons. The release of the EL-5 is now expected in the summer of 2023. Pre-orders are open at Adorama and B&H Photo.

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Shipments of the new OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm f/3.5 Macro IS PRO lens could be delayed

Shipments of the new OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm f/3.5 Macro IS PRO lens could be delayed because of a large number of existing pre-orders. Check the latest availability at Adorama, B&H, Foto Koch, Foto Erhardt, and WEX. Here is the translated press release:

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