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Photokina, a camera buff's fantasyland (pictures)

The German show lets photography enthusiasts try the latest cameras, lenses, and accessories. Here's what the conference showcased.

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The Pentax Q-S1 is small, so its flash has to spring a long way away from the lens to avoid redeye problems.

Pentax seeks turnaround with tiny Q, giant 645 cameras

The teensy Q cameras flopped in the US, but they remain central to Pentax's effort to rebuild its business and brand. Also coming: a big price cut for the K-50 SLR -- and leaf-shutter lenses for the beefy 645Z.

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Leica M Edition 60 camera scraps the screen for photo purists

Got 15,000 Euros to spare? Only 600 of these limited edition cameras will be produced by Leica in celebration of 60 years of the M Series rangefinders.

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The Fujifilm X100T's subtle facelift (pictures)

While the external differences between the X100S and X100T aren't dramatic, they're certainly welcome.

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Panasonic's CM1 Android-camera hybrid (pictures)

What do you get when you cross an Android smartphone with a compact camera? At least in France and Germany, Panasonic's CM1. Here's a look.

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Everyone debuts new lenses at Photokina 2014

From cheap pancakes to pricey Loxia, we're treated to a buffet of new lenses from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Panasonic, and Zeiss and more.

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Fujifilm X30: Some nice design changes from the X20 (pictures)

Although the company didn't change much that will affect performance or photo quality, there are some updates that should enhance your shooting experience.

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Evan Rapoport, Google's product manager in charge of its Views photo service, at Photokina 2014.

Google Views' growth means death for longtime photo-sharing service

The little-known Panoramio service will eventually disappear as Google moves to a new Views option for sharing location-linked photos -- and adding imagery to Google Maps.

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The Relonch Camera snaps onto an iPhone to let people take more dramatic photos than the phone can on its own, the startup says.

Relonch plans $500 accessory camera for punchy iPhone portraits

A startup debuts a camera that fits snugly onto an iPhone for a different style of picture. It's costly, but Relonch says the effect isn't possible with the iPhone's own camera.

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Phase One's new Capture One Pro 8 software gets better at  editing and cataloging images, correcting lens flaws, and attracting people using Apple's now-dormant Aperture.

Phase One's updated image editor throws Apple Aperture users a lifeline

The death of Apple's photo-editing software offers lots of new customers to Capture One Pro. Version 8 gets a migration tool, new editing options, and a subscription pricing option.

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Canon SX60 HS packs all the zoom you can handle

Want to get up close and personal? The SX60 has 65x optical zoom and one of the widest lenses on a camera of this class, opening up to 21mm.

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Canon's EF 400mm f/4L DO IS II USM fixes shortcomings of its first-generation predecessor, Canon says. It'll be joined by more new telephoto lenses.

Canon reveals details for future telephoto lens line

A new 400mm supertele is just the beginning. Canon also says it plans a replacement for its 100-400mm zoom and new compact models using diffractive optics.

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