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Report: Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II camera discontinued, a replacement could come in 2018

Posted on Apr 25th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

      The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II camera (pictured above) is already listed as discontinued several stores and at least one new G series…

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What else is new?

Posted on Apr 25th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Nikon is developing a new mirrorless camera at a “rapid pace”, getting close to the official announcement At least two high-end Nikon…

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Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 7.3.1 released with bug fixes (April 2018 release)

Posted on Apr 24th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Adobe released Lightroom Classic CC 7.3.1 in order to fix bugs introduced with the latest Lightroom update. Here is the list of issues fixed in…

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Casio to exit the compact camera business

Posted on Apr 24th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Nikkei reports that Casio will exit the compact camera business: Casio Computer has decided to withdraw from unprofitable compact digital camera by…

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The new Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount to be released on April 27th

Posted on Apr 24th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

The pricing and shipping information for the new Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount will be announced on April 27th. The lens was…

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LEX is the first E-mount film camera

Posted on Apr 24th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

There is a project online for an E-mount based film camera called LEX. See the details at lexoptical.com: LEX is the first camera which lets you use…

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The latest patents from Sony, Olympus, Tamron, Panasonic and Canon

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

→ Sony patent for PDAF usable up to the array edges. → Olympus has a patent (201821951A) for a 12mm f/1.2 lens - this will be a nice addition…

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Latest updates/rumors on the Zenit – Leica collaboration: new Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens for Leica M-mount

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Some interesting updates on the Zenit/Leica collaboration rumors - the Russian company Zenit has a new Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens for Leica M-mount.…

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Rumors: DxO Labs in bankruptcy or receiverships

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Over a month ago I received a tip that DxO Mark/DxO Labs is in bankruptcy or for sale. Today CanonRumors confirmed this rumor: It looks like DxO Labs…

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New Sony savings in the US – up to $900 off

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Sony started a new rebate savings program in the US - see the details at B&H Photo. Here are a few examples - the Sony a9, for example, got its…

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Additional information on the new Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 AF full frame DSLR lens

Posted on Apr 21st, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Here is some additional information on the new Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 AF full frame DSLR lens - Meike's first autofocus lens (previously reported…

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Bird photography at Machias Seal Island

Posted on Apr 21st, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Puffin Razorbills Bird photography at Machias Seal Island is a guest post by long-term reader AnimalsByBarry which many of you probably know from…

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Flickr acquired by SmugMug

Posted on Apr 20th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

I just received this email about Flickr being acquired by SmugMug: We’re excited to announce that Flickr has agreed to be acquired by SmugMug, the…

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Four out of the five rumored Laowa lenses officially announced

Posted on Apr 20th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Today Venus Optics officially announced four out of the five new Laowa lenses I reported about yesterday. The Laowa 25-100mm f/2.8 full frame…

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Additional information and pictures of the upcoming five Laowa lenses from Venus Optics

Posted on Apr 19th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

A quick update on my previous post - I received some updates and additional information on the upcoming Laowa lenses from Venus Optics: Laowa…

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Check out this new Sionyx night vision action camera

Posted on Apr 19th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Sionyx has a new night vision action camera that will soon start a funding campaign on Kickstarter tomorrow (April 20 - May 25). Here is some…

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What else is new?

Posted on Apr 19th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

The 2018 TIPA and EISA awards are out Imaging Resource visits Nikon’s Hikari glass factory Capture One 11.1 released with support for more Leica…

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Several new Laowa lenses to be announced at the Beijing P&E next month

Posted on Apr 19th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

The current Laowa lens lineup Venus Optics will have several major announcements at the Beijing P&E starting May 3rd. The following new Laowa…

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Coming soon: 7Artisans 35mm f/2 rangefinder lens for Leica M-mount

Posted on Apr 18th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

In July last year, LeicasRumors published the first pictures of the upcoming 7Artisans 35mm f/2 rangefinder coupled lens for Leica M-mount. Here…

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Meike announced their first MK 85mm f/1.8 AF full frame lens for Canon EF mount

Posted on Apr 18th, 2018 - By Photo Rumors - 0 Comments

Meike announced their first MK 85mm f/1.8 AF full frame lens for Canon EF mount cameras. Here are the basic specs (see their previous manual focus…

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