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Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format mirrorless camera officially announced

Fujifilm held a press event on January 19 in order to announce the GFX 50S mirrorless camera with a medium format sensor. The device will be released next month alongside three new G-mount lenses. As said at the Photokina 2016 event, the camera features a 51.4-megapixel sensor and even more lenses will become available by the end of 2017.

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Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format camera development confirmed

We can finally set aside the doubts that Fujifilm is working on a medium format camera. The device is real, is digital, and is coming to a store near you in early 2017. Fujifilm GFX 50S is its name and it has been confirmed at the Photokina 2016 event along with six G-mount medium format lenses.

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Sony medium format mirrorless camera coming to Photokina

It is well-known that Sony supplied the 100-megapixel sensor available in the Hasselblad H6D-100c. However, it appears that the PlayStation maker is disappointed by Hasselblad’s flagship shooter, so it decided to make its own, albeit differently because it will be a mirrorless shooter.

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Hasselblad H6D-100c medium format camera announced

It was rumored to be announced on April 15, but it was revealed soon. We are talking, of course, about the Hasselblad H6D-100c, a new medium format camera that features an impressive 100-megapixel image sensor. The shooter is joined by a 50-megapixel version, called H6D-100c, and both are coming this summer.

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Hasselblad H6D 100MP camera scheduled for April 15 launch

Hasselblad will hold a press event on April 15. The special show will take place in Berlin, Germany, and, beside a couple of photo shoots, the Swedish company will also reveal a new medium format camera. The device will feature a 100-megapixel sensor made by Sony and will be called Hasselblad H6D.

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Sony RX-series medium format camera might become a reality

Sony is the creator of one of the most popular compact camera series on the market. The RX1, RX10, and RX100 cameras have been welcomed by photographers and there is a strong chance that the company may put another format at users’ disposal. It is an RX-series medium format camera and it might be in development!

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Fuji medium format camera coming in 2017 with 50-megapixel sensor

The medium format rumors have returned! Fujifilm is once again in the spotlight, as the Japanese company is allegedly developing an interchangeable lens camera with a medium format sensor. A source has also revealed who will make the sensor along with the timeframe for the device’s release date.

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Fujifilm medium format camera rumored to be in development

A source, who has revealed spot-on information in the past, is reviving a rumor which circulated on the web back in 2014. This time, it is said to be the real deal. It is rumored that the Fujifilm medium format camera is in development and that the Japanese company is trying to keep the project as secret as possible.

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80-megapixel Phase One A280 medium format camera announced

Phase One and ALPA have introduced the first A-series medium format cameras. A total of three cameras and three lenses have been announced as well as released, including the Phase One A280, which features an 80-megapixel sensor and a Rodenstock Alpar 35mm f/4 lens with a 35mm equivalent of 22mm.

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Photographer celebrates Halloween with Polaroid pumpkin camera

We hope that you enjoyed Halloween! A very important part of this celebration, in addition to dressing up and going trick-or-treating, is carving spooky pumpkins. A photographer named Nic Persinger has decided to combine his work with his Halloween tradition. The result is a functional Polaroid pumpkin camera that captures medium format images.

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Sony and Mamiya rumored to launch medium format cameras soon

Both Sony and Mamiya are rumored to announce medium format cameras in the near future. The shooters will be powered by a 50-megapixel CMOS sensor manufactured by Sony. The specs lists of the cameras will employ built-in viewfinders, while photographers are said to control the devices via four classic dials.

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Sony medium format camera set to be released within 12 months

Zeiss and Sony are rumored to expand their partnership into other areas of the digital imaging industry. According to the rumor mill, a Sony medium format camera is in the works and Zeiss is giving a helping hand. The shooter will be introduced in 2015, when it is said to be joined by a Mamiya medium format rangefinder as well.

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Hasselblad H5X medium format camera body coming to Photokina

Hasselblad has decided not to wait until Photokina 2014 to make an official announcement. The company has taken the wraps off of the Hasselblad H5X. This is a new medium format camera body that comes packed with a number of improvements over its precursors, such as True Focus support and full HC/HCD lens compatibility.

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Lomography LC-A 120 camera launched with 4-step zone focusing

It may have been a while since you have last used a camera with a zone focusing system. If you miss the good old days, then this is the perfect thing to help you. The new Lomography LC-A 120 camera is official as a film camera with a four-step zone focusing system. The new LC-A 120 film camera will begin shipping by the end of the year.

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Mamiya Leaf Credo 50 medium format camera announced

Lots of medium format cameras have been launched in 2014, while the rumor mill is claiming that Leica, Sony, Nikon, and Canon are all on the verge of announcing their own models. Meanwhile, the Mamiya Leaf Credo 50 has become official with a 50-megapixel CMOS image sensor. The MF camera is expected to be released soon.

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More Canon medium format rumors point at Photokina launch

Several new Canon medium format rumors are circling around the web right now. They are sending conflicting signals, but one of them is claiming that the Japan-based manufacturer could reveal a camera with a sensor bigger than 35mm in September. The most likely event is Photokina 2014, which opens its doors to visitors on September 16.

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Canon medium format camera could be in development

The alleged Canon medium format camera is once again making the rounds in the rumor mill. The company is rumored to have slipped in some interesting questions in its private surveys. A questionnaire available to key users is reportedly including some questions about the medium format, something that Canon has never done before.

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Nikon medium format camera coming at Photokina 2014

Here is a crazy rumor concerning the Photokina 2014. A trusted source is claiming that a Nikon medium format camera is in development and will become official during the world’s largest digital imaging event. It appears that Nikon’s MF camera will feature a Sony 50-megapixel CMOS sensor, which can also be found in other MF cameras.

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Fujifilm medium format mirrorless camera coming this summer

The medium format business will be booming by the end of the year. After Phase One, Hasselblad, and Pentax have all launched a medium format camera this year, it seems like a Fujifilm medium format mirrorless camera will be announced this summer and will feature a 50-megapixel sensor provided by Sony.

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Pentax 645Z medium format camera officially unveiled

Weeks of speculation and rumors have not done enough justice to the Pentax 645Z medium format camera. Ricoh calls it a “game-changer”, a DSLR that will allow users to “achieve photographic distinction” thanks to a 51.4-megapixel CMOS image sensor, a maximum ISO sensitivity of 204,800, and full HD video recording.

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Pentax 645z price, specs, and photos leaked ahead of launch event

Pentax will hold a product launch event this week in order to announce its first medium format camera with a CMOS image sensor. Before the event, the Pentax 645z price, specs, and photos have all been leaked on the web, hinting at a rather compact and not-so-expensive device when compared to other medium format cameras.

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