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CP+ 2019 Olympus Interview: Micro Four Thirds can be appreciated in almost all photographic fields

[L-R] Toshi Terada and Shigemi Sugimoto, pictured at the CP+ 2019 show in Yokohama

We spoke to Olympus at the CP+ trade show in Yokohama, Japan, shortly after the announcement of the OM-D E-M1X. We spoke to Shigemi Sugimoto: Executive Officer, Head of Imaging ⟳ continue…

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The Canon EOS M50 leads mirrorless camera sales in Japan for March 2019

By Canon Rumors Japan is the only country in which we get pretty good data on sales figures in the camera industry. BCN has completed their mirrorless camera … ⟳ continue…

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CP+ 2019: Sigma interview – ‘Optical design is always a battle with the design constraints’

Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki, pictured at the CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan.

Last month at the CP+ show in Yokohama we spoke to executives from several major manufacturers, including Sigma. In our conversation with CEO Kazuto Yamaki we discussed his plans for future L-mount ⟳ continue…

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CP+ 2019: Canon interview – ‘we want to capture as many customers as we can’

Left to right: Naoya Kaneda, Go Tokura, Yoshiyuki Mizoguchi and Manabu Kato

We were in Japan earlier this month for the annual CP+ show in Yokohama, where we sat down with senior executives from several camera and lens manufacturers, including Canon.

Ricoh says it will repair GR III cameras affected by a wobbly control dial, scroll wheel

Ricoh Korea and Japan have issued a statement regarding an issue with select Ricoh GR III cameras that caused the control dial of the camera jiggles more than it should, as seen in the above video shared by Photo Rumors. ⟳ continue…

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CP+ 2019: Zeiss interview – ‘Let’s do something new’

Elliot Shih, Senior Product Manager of Zeiss, holding the ZX1 at the CP+ 2019 show in Yokohama, Japan.

Zeiss is preparing to launch its first camera for more than a decade, in the form of the ZX1 – a high-end, Android-powered compact, with a ⟳ continue…

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Sony’s Atsugi Technology Center

By Jon Fauer

The Sony Atsugi Technology Center sits on about 25 acres next to the Sagami River in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s a 1 hour ride southwest of Tokyo. Opened in 1960, this is where Sony engineers devised Electronic News Gathering (ENG) in 1971. The digital VTR was launched here in 1987. F35 ⟳ continue…

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