Nikon 1 V1 Bundle Deal Alert

Nikon 1 V1 Bundle

B&H Photo has a serious bundle on the Nikon 1 V1 right now that includes:

  • Nikon 1 V1 Camera
  • Nikon 10-30mm Lens
  • Nikon 10-100mm Lens
  • Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight
  • Nikon FT1 Mount Adapter
  • Nikon 1 Series Case

B&H has this bundle for $899 right now (compare to $1513 if purchased separate).  If you’ve been holding off picking up a Nikon 1 Series kit, here’s your chance.

Panasonic Lumix GX1

Panasonic GX1

The Panasonic Lumix GX1 is a new Micro Four Thirds camera that steps up from the GF-series.  The GX1 features a 16MP image sensor, 1080/60i AVCHD video capture and a 3-inch touchscreen display.  The GX1 offers a sensitivity range of ISO 160-12800 and is compatible with the new LVF2 electronic viewfinder (a 1.44-million dot resolution viewfinder).

The Panasonic Lumix GX1 should be available in December at an initial retail price from $699 for body only, $799 with a standard kit lens, or $949 with an X-series kit lens.  Check availability on Amazon.com.

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]

Nikon Mirrorless Camera System Coming September 21

"Nikon in White" Press Invitation

While August was a busy month for camera announcements, it’s looking more and more like September is going to give it a run for its money.  A press invitation to a “Nikon in White” event on September 21 recently surfaced – an event that is supposed to reveal Nikon’s new mirrorless camera system. [Read more...]

Nikon Mirrorless Camera Image Leaks Out

Nikon Mirrorless Camera X810

It looks like Nikon’s compact mirrorless camera has leaked its lens mount and sensor mount onto the web.  Based on this image, it’s clearly not an F-mount camera – so you won’t be using existing Nikon lenses on this camera (without an adapter, that is).  Additionally, the sensor looks smaller than APS-C format. [Read more...]

What If This Was the New Sony NEX-7?

Sony NEX-7The above image is purported to be the new Sony NEX-7.  While it appears to be a fake based on the credibility of the source and evidence of image alteration, Sony could have a real gem on its hands if it did something along these lines in the upcoming prosumer NEX model – as a step-up from the NEX-5.

Running through the numbers highlighted above, significant features are: [Read more...]

Panasonic GF3 Available for Pre-Order

Pink Panasonic GF3The Panasonic GF3 (including the pink one shown above) is available for pre-order at B&H Photo, which usually means it should be in stock any day now.  For now, the GF3 w/ 14mm f/2.8 lens kits are the only ones available.  However, you should probably expect the body-only and 14-42mm kits to be available soon as well.

Full listings are here at B&H Photo.

Canon “Will Launch an Interesting Product Next Year”

Masaya Maeda, head of Canon’s camera division, spoke to Reuters and said that production is back to pre-earthquake levels and is planning an increase for its SLR market next year.

When asked about whether Canon would enter the mirrorless camera market to combat against Sony, Olympus and Panasonic, he said that Canon is “considering the technical aspects [and the company] will launch an interesting product next year.” [Read more...]

“Luxury” Fuji Mirrorless Cameras Coming Soon

Fuji’s camera division head honcho spoke out in an interview with Reuters, noting that the company has some lofty goals to be the No. 3 camera maker ahead of Samsung and Nikon.  To get to that point, Fuji will re-enter the interchangeable lens camera market with new “luxury” mirrorless models and dedicated lenses developed in house. [Read more...]