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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.

Fujifilm to announce new body, lens in November

Create: 11/01/2016 - 17:51

MirrorlessRumors claims that Fujifilm will release an inexpensive 16-MP X-A10 body and an XF f/2.0 50mm weather resistant lens in November, citing the always reliable “trusted source.”
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Sony to ship A7 III in 2Q 2017

Create: 11/01/2016 - 17:50

SonyAlphaRumors reports that next up for Sony is the A7 III, which will be available in the second quarter of 2017. The site said it received this from a source who provided correct information about the A99 II. The site rates the rumor as being accurate at 50%.
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Canon EF 24-105mm L lens delayed

Create: 11/01/2016 - 17:48

Canon Rumors says the EF f/4.0 24-105mm L zoom lens won’t be available as a standalone purchase until December and not this week, as expected. The lens will still ship if ordered as part of a kit with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. The site “investigated” the delay but came up with nothing other than the release date had been moved.
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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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