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More Sony A7 images leaked

October 15, 2013
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More Sony A7 images leakedUntitled Blog Post Name Digicam-info has leaked yet another image of the soon-to-be announced Sony A7/A7r. This time it’s the back of the camera which, they say, looks like the back of the RX1. You make the call. Remember there is live video feed of the unveiling of the A7/A7r...
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The Shapes of Things to Come

October 14, 2013
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PhotoPlus is almost upon us and with this being a non-Photokina year, most of the new announcements for this year will occur around this event. This year, due to the economic downturn and my daughter’s quince (she wanted a trip to Europe, not a party) I will not be able to attend personally. I...
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Leaked Specs and Photos of the Olympus OM-D E-M1

August 24, 2013
Leaked Specs and Photos of the Olympus OM-D E-M1

Chinese website eprice.com.tw has posted images and specifications of the upcoming Olympus OM-D E-M1 and the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 12-40mm F2.8 PRO lens!
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Rumor Mills peg April 17th as intro day for Fuji XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS

April 14, 2013
Rumor Mills peg April 17th as intro day for Fuji XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS

Digicam.into has posted an image of the upcoming Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS. They further speculate that: the OIS will be good for up to 4.5 stops the AF speed will be very fast due to the use of dual linear motor it will be announce shortly (and later mention April 17th)...
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FUJIFILM X-E1 Leaked

August 24, 2012
FUJIFILM X-E1 Leaked

Images of the upcoming Fujifilm X-E1 interchangeable lens mirror less camera were leaked on the japanese camera blog digicame-info.com. Fuji’s new camera looks to be a smaller brother of the X-Pro1 and lacks the former’s hybrid OVF/EVF in favor of a pure EVF. The camera uses the same X-mount and has a standard hotshoe...
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Possible Production Delays for Sony due to Thailand Floods

October 17, 2011
Possible Production Delays for Sony due to Thailand Floods

Sony Japan posted the following press release on their site (the following is google translated): For assistance to the victims of the flood affected areas in Thailand The people the victims of flooding due to heavy rain in Thailand, We sincerely sympathy.  The Sony Group in order to help rescue and rehabilitation of areas...
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NEX-7 Delayed to November, Zeiss 24mm to December

October 3, 2011
NEX-7 Delayed to November, Zeiss 24mm to December

Those of us who hope to soon get our hands on the Sony NEX-7 will have to cool our jets a little more as Sony has pushed back the release date for the highly anticipated camera/lens combo. I just got an e-mail from my dealer who spoke to his Sony rep that the NEX-7...
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Sony α77 Specs Leaked

August 20, 2011
Sony α77 Specs Leaked

Photorumors has gotten ahold of the specs for the upcoming Sony α77 cropped sensor pro camera. The camera is expected to be announced on August 24, 2011. While the specs hold great promise, many pros I have corresponded with are on the fence about this camera due to Sony’s use of an Electronic View Finder...
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Sony α77 Leaks Starting to Appear

August 12, 2011
Sony α77 Leaks Starting to Appear

Sony’s highly anticipated SLT-A77 DSLR is expected to be announced on August 24th. Rumor sites have been all in a tizzy speculating on specifications, leaked images and so forth. A YouTube video has even virally surfaced. I’m going out on a limb here and say that all of the stuff we have seen or...
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Leica Drops Another Photokina Hint

September 5, 2010
Leica Drops Another Photokina Hint

Reader Dr. Josesph forwarded me a copy of a letter sent to him by Leica concerning the R-System and a possible solution that might be announced shortly. A m4/3 based system with an adapter would make all of those R lenses floating about quite viable again and would not limit the camera to a...
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Hints of a Leica Micro 4/3 Camera?

August 18, 2010
Hints of a Leica Micro 4/3 Camera?

An interesting tidbit cropped up on the Mecablitz 58 AF-2 announcement on Photoscala: Depending on the model offers the mecablitz 58 AF-2 digital, the main special features of Canon (E-TTL and E-TTL II), Nikon/Fujifilm- (i-TTL and D-TTL, 3D-flash mode), Olympus / Panasonic / Leica (Four Thirds-TTL mode), Pentax (P-TTL) or Sony (ADI DSLR) cameras....
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V-mount Adaptor for Leica S2?

May 27, 2010

David Farkas has dropped a big tease on his blog. An image there shows a Leica S2 sporting Hasselblad V-mount lenses. Looks like some adapter goodness for the S2 is just around the corner. This is huge as this allows the S2 to tap into the mass of Hassy V lenses floating out in...
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Leica EVIL Camera for Photokina?

May 5, 2010
Leica EVIL Camera for Photokina?

LeicaRumors has received a tip that Leica is planning to introduce an EVIL (Electronic Viewfinder Interchangeable Lens) camera at Photokina 2010. “We will see a full frame Leica EVIL on Photokina 2010. It will look like the Leicaflex 18X24 prototype. Of course without mirror or the film lever and so on. It will be a VERY small...
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Mysterious Clock on Hasselblad site.

January 10, 2010
Mysterious Clock on  Hasselblad site.

Those crazy Swedes are at it again. After last year’s H4D/60 intro, what other bits of fun can they have in store for us? Central (leaf)/Focal Plane shutters? New DSLR shaped body? New MFD rangefinder? What’s your guess?
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New Leica Cameras have surfaced already

September 2, 2009
New Leica Cameras have surfaced already

In anticipation of the 09/09/09 launch (does Tim Burton own a Leica?), someone cracked and posted images of the new cameras. The new cameras are the Leica M9 and the Leica X1. Specs (courtesy of Leicarumors.com) The Leica X1 is real (not sure about the Leica M9 picture). Here are some of the specs...
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