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Ricoh has just announced a new camera unit, or module, for its GXR digital camera system. The Ricoh Lens A16 24-85mm f/3.5-5.5 camera unit 5 provides yet another option in the continuously expanding Ricoh GXR digital camera system. 

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Along with fast reflexes and the ability to keep a half step ahead of the action, sports and nature photographers depend heavily on the flexibility and performance of their gear. If you’re a Sony shooter with a penchant for sports and nature photography, you’ll be interested in Sony’s new SAL 500mm f/4.0G, an A-mount super-telephoto that according to the specs and features is quite a hunk of glass.

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Ask any serious Nikon, Canon or Sony DSLR owner which of their zooms is their favorite and chances are it will be their 24-70mm f/2.8, a lens that makes easy work out of shooting fast in tight environments. 

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Lensbaby, loved by many for its ever-growing line of fun-and-funky, special-effect optics, has introduced the Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic, an 80mm f/2.8 flat field lens that like the Lensbaby Sweet 35 Optic, sports a 12-blade adjustable diaphragm, which for a Lensbaby can be considered a major advance in lens design.

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Hands-on Review

Sometimes technology gets in the way of quality. For example, the finest wristwatches made today are self-winding units with jewels used as pivot points. They’re mechanical works of art assembled by hand, and you won’t find a battery or quartz crystal inside any of them.

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Olympus has introduced a new flagship wireless TTL flash to go along with its Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds camera systems, the Olympus FL-600R. The new flash features TTL flash exposures through a choice of four wireless channels, a zoom head that can tilt as much as 90°and swivel up to 180°.

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Canon has just introduced three new EF lenses and a couple of new lens hoods. The lenses are compatible with all of the latest Canon DSLRs, so be sure to get out your wish list and a sharp pencil. Here’s what’s new:

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The Lensbaby effects system allows you to create many unique effects and exciting looks- all in camera.

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Pentax has joined the mirrorless camera system club with the announcement of the Pentax K-01. Unlike a majority of the current crop of mirrorless camera systems, which contain Four Thirds format sensors, the new Pentax K-01 is designed around a larger APS-C CMOS sensor (1.5x) that offers 16MP.

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Sigma has announced three new lenses: two for Micro Four Thirds format and Sony NEX mirrorless cameras and the third for full frame and APS-C format DSLRs.

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The new AF-S NIKKOR 85 mm f/1.8G from Nikon is a fast f/1.8, compact FX-format prime (fixed focal length) medium telephoto lens. It offers clear, natural image reproduction for stills and HD video. Engineered for use on Nikon’s FX-format D-SLR cameras, the lens features Nikon’s Internal Focus (IF) system, delivering fast and quiet AF.

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Olympus has announced a new Micro Four Thirds wide-to-telephoto zoom lens. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ, which has the equivalent zoom range of a 24-100mm zoom on a full-frame 35mm camera, contains 10 elements in 9 groups.

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Nikon as announced firmware upgrades that will correct certain glitches for its 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, 30-100mm f/3.8-5.6, and 10-100mm  f/4.5-5.6 Nikkor 1-series zoom lenses. 

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Hands-on Review

With few exceptions, a camera with a ten-to-twelve power, wide angle to telephoto zoom lens should be more than enough optical coverage to satisfy anyone’s needs. As for the specifics, we’re talking about a zoom lens with an angle-of-view range of about 74° to 8°.

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The number of fast, wide-aperture prime optics we carry at B&H has grown over the past year, and in a world that has become increasingly populated by slower, variable aperture zooms, this is encouraging news.

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