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July 01, 2012

Weekly Rewind: Fuji X roadmap, Sony action camera, Polaroid Zink digicam, 7D firmz, etc

There was enough action during the last week to trigger a new edition of the Weekly Rewind, a recap of the week that was, posted only when there's enough action (and on a time-permitting basis)...

New Products
+ Fuji reveals X-System lens road map for 2012 and 2013 with four primes and three *gasp* zooms
+ new Polaroid Z2300 digital camera with built-in Zink printer (Zero Ink)
+ Sony planning its own portable mountable action camera

Gear News
+ Canon reveals major 7D firmware update and admits to S100 lens problems
+ ORB-fixed versions of the Fuji X10 start materializing
+ Sigma prices DP2 Merrill "big sensor prime" at $1000 (reminder, the Merrills are using APS-C, not 1.7x sensors)

In Other News
+ Lytro founder and CEO will step down to focus on actual (product-related) work
+ Lightroom 4 now available for still-controversial Creative Cloud subscriptions
+ new Tumblr blog exposes Photo Stealers

Reviews of the Week
+ Fuji X-Pro1 at dpreview
+ Sony RX100 at NY Times
+ Nokia Pureview 808 review
+ lots of Canon 40mm f2.8 STM reviews and Olympus 75mm f1.8 previews
+ details through the Cameraholic Digest (three new editions last week)
+ see also: completed lens reviews and completed camera reviews (non-boring cameras only)

+ check the blog archives for June 2012

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