Photokina 2012 News Roundup for September 19th, 2012

Photokina 2012 is heating up and exciting announcements are flowing in to The Phoblographer like crazy and we don’t want you to miss a single thing. I’m back to give you guys the full daily news roundup, so hang on and let’s get started.

But be sure to catch up on the news from yesterday and day one.


JVC has a nice announcement for the videographers today. The new small and lightweight camera is the perfect choice for anybody who likes to film up in the front lines. See the full details and features here.

Phottix has been out of control with their announcements. First came the Sony Odin wireless trigger, then there was the Strato TTL trigger, now here comes the new Mitro TTL flashes. Check out what these new additions can do here.

Canon’s 5D Mk II is on sale at a sub $2000 price tag and Chris couldn’t be happier. Click here to take advantage of this deal and here to see why the it could be one of the best investments you’ll ever make. And if you’re a Nikon fan, we have good news for you too, the D600 is in stock at B&H here.

Zeiss has exciting news for ultra high resolution full-frame SLRs. Their latest Distagon 55mm f/1.4 will be the first of many to come. Interestingly, Zeiss chose to use the Distagon formula for a normal lens. See why here.

Guru Gear was envious of all the coverage that Lowepro and Think Tank were getting so they announced their own Bataflae bag, pronounced Butterfly. See where they get the name from and some detailed photos as well here.

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