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Tamron raised the price of the very popular 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount

SonyAddict reports that Tamron raised the price of the very popular 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount to $879 (from $799). The lens was announced almost a year ago and it is still out of stock at Adorama, B&H Photo and Amazon. Back in May 2018 Tamron already issued an apology for not […]

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Adobe to increase the price of some Adobe Creative Cloud plans in North America

Adobe announced a price increase for some Adobe Creative Cloud plans in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The price of the Creative Cloud Photography will remain unchanged but I think it is just a matter of time until we see a price hike there as well. Here are the details:

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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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Adobe Creative Cloud price increase coming in the UK

Adobe UK announced that will increase their Creative Cloud prices (see current rates) in the UK on March 6, 2017 because citing currency fluctuations. Unconfirmed reports indicate that the price increase could be between 10% and 60% (update: the price increase will not be more than 33%):

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Digital camera market forecast till 2023: units shipped down, revenue up

A reader sent me this graph from Credence Research that shows the global digital camera market revenue vs. units shipped forecast (2014-2023): The graph confirms what I already reported a few months ago: there is a trend of rising prices of photo gear and unfortunately what we have seen so far is just the beginning.

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Big Sigma lens price increase coming to Europe

Most (if not all) Sigma lenses sold in Europe will go up in price between 9% and 28% on January 1, 2017. The list above shows the old and new dealer pricing for some lenses (check the retail EU prices for Sigma lenses at Amazon.de and Amazon.fr). RRS will also have a 5-10% price increase on […]

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The new reality (price increases everywhere)

When I first reported the rumored price of the new Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera, I was hoping that it was a mistake. Few hours after my post, I received a confirmation from a good source that the European price will indeed be 1,990 Euro (around $2,200). Then I noticed that the price of the Pentax K-1 […]

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The Sony RX1R II camera now costs $600 more, all 42MP Sony cameras are out of stock

The Sony RX1R II camera recently got a big $600 price increase: now listed for $3,898 and is out of stock almost everywhere (same price at Adorama and Amazon). The RX1R II was $3,299 when first announced back in October last year. The new pricing is now pretty much in Leica territory (the Leica Q is $4,250).

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