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Fuji X-A1 Interchangeable Lens Camera Press Release Leaked

The Czech camera retailer Fotoskoda prematurely posted the specs for Fujifilm's X-A1 interchangeable lens camera. The post has since been removed, but not before Photo Rumors nabbed the leaked images and press release.

Fuji X-A1

The Fujifilm X-A1 is a lightweight and compact interchangeable lens camera with a 16MP APS-C EXR CMOS sensor. It is equipped with a 3-inch tilting LCD, on-board Wi-Fi, a EXR Processor II, and it features a "very fast response time," according to the translated press release. The leak also mentions that the X-A1 will be available in "black, blue and red."

Sony Attachable Camera Lenses for Apple and Android Smartphones Now Available for Pre-Order

Sony has officially announced its smartphone lens-style cameras for Apple and Android devices. The new lens cameras allows you to capture DSLR-quality pictures from your iOS or Android smartphone by connecting to your device via Wi-Fi/NFC.

Sony Smartphone Attachable Lens-Style Camera

The Sony DSC-QX10 adds an 18.2MP sensor to your iPhone or Android handset, and allows you to access all its features through your device's display and the Sony PlayMemories Mobile app. The DSC-QX10 can also be used as its own separate camera, and features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization for capturing high quaility images or 1080/30p HD video with minimal blur.

Samsung Galaxy NX Coming in October for $1,600

The Samsung Galaxy NX will arrive at U.S. retailers this October. The first interchangeable-lens camera with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean will be available for $1,599.99 (body-only) or as a kit with an 18-55mm lens for $1,699.99.

Samsung Galaxy NX

The Galaxy NX features a 20.3MP APS-C sensor, an advanced hybrid AF, 8.6 fps continuous shooting, and a 1.6GHz quad-core processor. The NX also boasts more than 30 Smart Modes, and is compatible with a variety of Android apps, which allows users to personalize the camera anyway they like. Other features include Wi-Fi/3G/4G connectivity, a 4.8" HD 921k-Dot LCD touchscreen monitor and Full HD 1080p video recording at 30 fps. Samsung's new Galaxy camera is also compatible with any lens in the NX lineup.

Sony Alpha NEX-5R Camera Kit on Sale for a Limited Time [Deals]

The Sony Alpha NEX-5R camera kit with Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 E-mount zoom lens is only $489 for the next three hours. The compact interchangeable lens camera is normally $748, but you can nab it now for under $500 if you order it from Adorama before 2:30 PM EST. Both the black and silver models are available at the special sale price.

Sony Alpha NEX-5R Sale

The NEX-5R allows users to shoot and share DSLR-like photos thanks to its 16.1MP APS-C size HD sensor and its Wi-Fi capabilities. It's also capable of capturing 1920x1080 HD movies in 60p, standard 60i or cinematic 24p. Other features include a fast hybrid AF for shooting up to 10 fps, a large tilt-able 3.0" LCD screen, and PlayMemories Camera App support.

Canon EOS 70D to Start Shipping in Late August

The EOS 70D from Canon is expected to start shipping by the "end of August," according to B&H. Canon announced the highly anticipated DSLR in July. It features a 20.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5+ image processor, a Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor, and a Dual Pixel CMOS AF.

Canon EOS 70D Ship Date

The EOS 70D is capable of taking well-detailed, clear imagery at 7 fps, and full HD 1080p video at 30, 24, and 25 fps as well as HD and SD video recording in multiple frame rates. It also features an ISO range of 100-1280, a 19-point all cross-type autofocus system and it is compatible with over 100 EF and EF-S lenses.

Several New Lytro Products Coming in 2014

Lytro has been relatively quiet since the launch of its first light-field camera, which allows the photographer to shoot now and focus later. Although the company claims sales have exceeded internal forecasts, the camera's non-conventional shape and high price may have reduced its popularity. Now according to a report in The Verge, Lytro CEO Jason Rosenthal says the company has "a packed product roadmap" slated to hit the market next year.

Lytro 2014

Multiple "breakthrough" products are on the horizon from Lytro, and although specifics are lacking, Rosenthal explains that at least one product will include features desired by professional photographers. Advances in software will make the next generation of Lytro cameras less expensive to manufacture, as fewer specialized hardware components will be needed for the devices to function.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Only $100 [Deals]

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom V5 has been reduced from $149 to $99 for all Adorama customers. All customers who have previously bought a camera, lens or anything from Adorama, can take advantage of this deal by using the coupon code S987654321. The popular digital photography software works for both Windows and Mac OS.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom V5 Software

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom offers both amateur and professionals photographers the ability to enhance their photography with its easy to use one-click adjustments, and advanced controls to correct tone, contrast, color, noise reduction and much more. The software works with the most basic camera phones to the most advanced DSLRs.

Pre-Order the Nikon 18-140mm All in One Zoom Lens

Pre-orders are now being accepted for the Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX lens. The all-in-one zoom lens was developed for high pixel count Nikon DSLRs. It is a compact lens with both wide angle (18mm) and telephoto (140mm) capabilities, four stops of VR image stabilization, and ED glass. The 18-140mm Nikkor lens' versatility and form factor makes it a great choice for shooting wide-angle shots or telephoto close-ups while on the go.

Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX Lens

The lens allows users to take full advantage of Nikon's high-resolution image sensors even in low light situations, and it is capable of delivering shake-free handheld photos thanks to its VR image stabilization. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is also essentially reflection and lens flare free due to its Extra-low Dispersion glass, and it is equipped with Nikon's SWM for quick and quiet autofocusing.

Nikon Announces Coolpix L620 Digital Camera

Nikon has announced the Coolpix L620 digital camera with 14x optical zoom. The Nikkor lens features a built-in vibration reduction system to ensure sharp, clear images even from long distances. The Coolpix L620 is equipped with a high resolution 3.0-inch display, and an 18MP CMOS sensor for better point and shoot images, even in low light situations.

Coolpix L620

Users can access the compact camera's 18 built-in scene modes and Easy Mode, which automatically detects the scene and sets itself accordingly. The L620 also features one touch Full HD (1080p) video recording, motion blur reduction and built-in special effects. The Nikon Coolpix L620 is currently available for pre-order in black or red for $246.

Bigshot Camera Kit Now Shipping: Allows Kids to Build Their Own Point and Shoot

The Bigshot camera kit is finally available and shipping to curious kids everywhere. Bigshot offers children and adults the chance to build their own point-and-shoot camera. Once assembled, the Bigshot features a 3-megapixel sensor, a 1.4-inch LCD screen, and three different lenses for snapping normal, 3D and panorama pictures.