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Rather than browse from site to site, PhotographyToday.net has done the work for you and offers the latest nuggets. Keep in mind that most of these items are based on unsubstantiated claims made by unnamed sources. PhotographyToday.net takes no responsibility for the veracity of the content.

A longer wait for the Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Create: 11/01/2016 - 17:47

Sources have told Canon Rumors that the upcoming Canon EOS 6D Mark II won’t be released until at least spring of 2017, which is later than what earlier rumors claimed. The same source told the site the new camera will be smaller, have dual SD card slots and a 25-MP sensor.
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Canon to replace 5DS and 5DS R with one camera in 2017

Create: 10/17/2016 - 23:00

Camera Rumors says it has been told “a couple of times” that Canon will replace the 50-MP 5DS and 5DS R before the end of 2017 – and possibly with just one body that will carry a new sensor.
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Rumor: Fujifilm to announce another product this year

Create: 10/17/2016 - 22:54

Fuji Rumors says it’s been told that Fujifilm will announce one more product this year, although it didn’t indicate what that product was. To prove the validity of the claim, the site wrote “Source Right in the Past” - just in case you don't find the claim believable.
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New Pentax mirrorless camera to be announced next year

Create: 10/17/2016 - 22:45

Pentax Rumors says the camera maker is working on a new mirrorless camera, which will be announced in the spring of 2017. The site offered a vague claim that its styling might be a cross between the current K-01 APS-C mirrorless and the K1000 film camera.
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Two Nikon lenses to be released soon

Create: 10/09/2016 - 23:20

Nikon Rumors says Nikon is expected to announce two Nikkor lenses: 19mm PC (Perspective Control) and 70-200mm zoom. The site believes the announcement will be before PhotoPlus Expo in NYC. 
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Canon to announce 200-600mm zoom alongside EOS 6D Mark III

Create: 10/09/2016 - 23:12

Canon Rumors says that a EF 200-600mm zoom could be announced when the camera maker unveils its EOS 6D Mark III. The site said a “source” told it the lens will not be a higher-end “L” lens but would be on par with similar lenses from Tamron and Sigma. A February 2017 announcement is possible.
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Fujifilm medium-format digital camera to arrive in spring 2017 - or not

Create: 10/07/2016 - 19:43

Fuji Rumors claims that Fujifilm will release its GFX medium-format digital camera in spring 2017, despite a Fujifilm rep never saying that. The only mention of that time period in the linked article is in a photo caption. Fujifilm already said it would bring the camera to market in early 2017.
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Sigma to make lenses for Sony E-mount

Create: 10/02/2016 - 21:46

Lens Rumors says that Sigma plans to produce lenses for Sony’s full-frame E-mount cameras. The site cited another media source. Sigma doesn’t currently offer any lenses for the Sony E-mount, although it does have a converter that allows Canon or Nikon lenses to be used on those bodies.
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Sony might announce STF 100mm lens in October

Create: 09/28/2016 - 19:26

Sony Alpha Rumors says Sony might announced a new lens in October – an f/2.8 100mm STF (Smooth Trans Focus) lens. An STF lens uses a special element to change the look of unfocused parts of a scene without affecting what is in focus. That is, it’s a “bokeh” element.
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