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Fujifilm FinePix X100

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

New report Photokina - Fujifilm announces the new FinePix X100, a premium digital compact camera featuring an APS-C CMOS sensor, a Fujinon 23mm fixed focal length lens and a newly developed Hybrid Viewfinder, due for commercial release in early 2011. The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is aimed at the professional photographer or keen enthusiast looking for exceptional quality pictures from a compact camera. The Fujifilm FinePix X100 camera is designed to appeal to the millions of DSLR users who need a slim back-up camera for high quality in-fill shots when the use of a bigger SLR system is either inconvenient or impractical.

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Pentax K-5

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

News report Photokina - Pentax has announced the Pentax K-5 digital SLR camera. The new Pentax K-5 digital SLR camera offers a true high-end prosumer design and features normally found only on the most costly of professional cameras. With exceptional reliability, user-friendly operation, and the compact, lightweight body of its predecessor, the Pentax K-7, the new Pentax K-5 offers several important and improved features. The Pentax K-5 digital SLR camera will ship in October 2010 as a body kit only for $1,599.95 USD or as a lens kit with the Pentax 18-55mm WR for $1,749.95 USD.

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Sigma EF-610 DG Super

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 24th, September 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Sigma announces the launch of the new Electronic Flash EF-610 DG SUPER. The Sigma EF-610 DG SUPER Flash unit features a powerful Guide Number of 61 and is designed to work with the latest TTL auto exposure systems of all popular digital and film SLR cameras. The autozoom function automatically sets the optimum illumination angle in accordance with the lens' focal length in a range from 24mm to 105mm. When the built-in Wide Panel is used, the Sigma EF-610 DG SUPER Electronic Flash can cover an angle of 17mm. For bounce flash, the Sigma flashgun head can be tilted up by 90 degrees, to the left by 180 degrees, or to the right by 90 degrees.

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Sigma EF-610 DG ST

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 24th, September 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Sigma announces the launch of the new Electronic Flash EF-610 DG ST. The Sigma EF-610 DG ST Flash unit features a powerful Guide Number of 61 and is designed to work with the latest TTL auto exposure systems of all popular digital and film SLR cameras. The Sigma EF-610 DG ST Flash features TTL automatic flash exposure control for easy operation. The autozoom function automatically sets the optimum illumination angle in accordance with the lens' focal length in a range from 24mm to 105mm. When the built-in Wide Panel is used, the new Sigma flash can cover the angle of 17mm. For bounce flash, the Sigma flashgun head can be tilted up by 90 degrees, to the left by 180 degrees, or to the right by 90 degrees.

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Sigma SD1

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 24th, September 2010

Photokina news report - Sigma announces the SD1 digital SLR camera, incorporating a 46 megapixel 24×16mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor. The SD1 is Sigma’s flagship digital SLR camera, adopting a lightweight yet solid magnesium alloy for its body and O-ring sealing connections to make a weather-resistant design throughout for use in harsh conditions. The Sigma SD1 DSLR camera incorporates a 24×16mm direct image sensor and dual “TRUE (Three-layer Responsive Ultimate Engine) 2” image processing engines. The combination of the 46 megapixel sensor and dual TRUE II processing engines ensure the high resolution pictures are processed quickly with high definition and a smooth and subtle graduation of colour.

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Sigma 120-300mm lens

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

News report Photokina - Sigma is pleased to announce the new Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens The successor to the Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG HSM, introduced to market in July 2005, this new Sigma 120-300mm lens offers the latest optical design technology. This large aperture zoom lens features Sigma’s OS (Optical Stabilizer) function and weather-resistant design throughout for use in harsh conditions. One SLD and Two FLD glass elements are used for maximum correction of chromatic aberrations. The super multi-layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting, and the lens design incorporates an inner focusing and inner zooming system to ensure sharp pictures throughout the entire zoom range.

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Sigma 150mm macro lens

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

News report Photokina - Sigma is pleased to announce the new Sigma APO Macro 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens. The Sigma 150mm Macro is a large aperture medium telephoto Macro lens which incorporates Sigma’s original Optical Stabilizer function. The successor to the Sigma APO Macro 150mm F2.8 EX DG HSM, introduced to market in October 2004, offers the latest optical design technology and weather-resistant design throughout for use in harsh conditions. A floating focusing system moves two different lens groups in the optical path to different positions. This system compensates for astigmatic aberration and spherical aberration and provides extremely high optical performance from infinity to 1:1 Macro.

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Ricoh G700SE multifunctional camera

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Thursday 23rd, September 2010

News report Photokina - Ricoh announces the G700SE water and dust resistant digital camera. In addition to its wireless data communication capabilities, the Ricoh G700SE can also utilize options supporting GPS functions and laser barcode reader functions. As an expanded function model of the Ricoh G700 water and dust resistant digital camera released in 2010, the new Ricoh G700SE digital camera has wireless LAN and Bluetooth functions as standard features and supports the use of GPS and laser barcode reader functions with options.

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