January 2019 Announcements

Jan 3

Prograde announced Dual-Slot SD Card Workflow Reader
Official Press Release

Jan 7

Panasonic Announced Additional Key Functions for the New Full-frame Mirrorless Camera. https://youtu.be/MZPalLtduzY

Nikon announced Nikkor Z 14-30mm f/4 S full-frame mirrorless lens, Nikon Z6 filmmaker’s kit, and future development of CFexpress, eye AF and RAW video support for the Nikon Z6/Z7 mirrorless cameras.

Jan 9

Lexar announced the world’s first 1TB 633x SDXC UHS-I memory card
Official Press Release

Jan 10

Vello LW-500 Wi-Fi camera controller for select Canon, Sony and  Nikon cameras was announced at the 2019 CES show

CamFi Pro Plus: wireless USB tethering for 500+ cameras
Official website

Jan 11

Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens officially released – for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Sigma and Leica

Jan 14

NWS Instruments announced 23mm APO and 110mm APO medium format lenses with Hasselblad V-mount – https://nws-instruments.ch/

Jan 15

Sony announced α6400 Mirrorless Camera.
Official Press Release

Sony announced major firmware updates for the a9/a7RIII/a7III mirrorless cameras
Official Press Release

Jan 16

Adorama released a new Flashpoint XPLOR 600PRO HSS battery-powered monolight with a built-in R2 2.4GHz radio remote system (Bowens mount)

Jan 17

Fujifilm Fujinon GF 100-200mm f/5.6 R LM OIS WR medium format lens officially announced.
Official Press Release

Nikon announced Coolpix B600 and Coolpix A1000 compact cameras.
Official Press Release

Jan 24

Olympus OM-D E-M1X Interchangeable Lens Camera officially announced
Official Press Release

Development announcement: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens and M.Zuiko Digital 2x teleconverter MC-20
Official Press Release

Olympus announced a special silver edition OM-D E-M1 Mark II, Limited 2,000 Units Available Worldwide in Commemoration of the Olympus 100th Anniversary.
Official Press Release

Olympus electronic flash FL-700WR, wireless commander FC-WR and wireless receiver FR-WR announced.
Official Press Release

Jan 29

ON1 released Photo RAW 2019.2 https://www.on1.com/blog/new-on1-photo-raw-2019-2-masking-just-got-much-easier-with-ai/

US pricing for the new Voigtländer Color-Skopar 21mm f/3.5 and Voigtländer Ultron 35mm f/2 Vintage Line VM lenses announced

Wex Photo Video relaunches the Bowens XMT500
Official Press Release

Jan 31

Kamlan introduced three new mirrorless lenses – FS 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2 – Mount: Canon EF-M / Sony E / Fuji Film X / Micro Four Thirds  https://amzn.to/2TK5GDf

Leica M10-P Safari limited edition camera (only 1,500 pieces) and Leica 50mm f/2 lens (only 500 units) officially announced.
Official Press Release

Ricoh announced two new lenses for Pentax K-mount: HD PENTAX-DA* 11-18mm F2.8ED DC AW and HD PENTAX-FA 35mm F2