discontinued gear

Skydio calls it quits – leaves consumer drone market

Aug 14, 2023
John Aldred

American drone manufacturer Skydio is calling it quits on the consumer drone market, according to a new announcement from the company. Skydio says that they’ve…

Olympus Tough TG-6 discontinued – TG-7 on the way?

Aug 8, 2023
John Aldred

OM System has discontinued the Olympus Tough TG-6 (buy here) waterproof compact camera. There’s been no announcement, but the product listing on the OM System…

smc PENTAX-DA★ 50-135mm f/2.8 ED [IF] SDM lens shows discontinued at retailers

Jul 27, 2023
John Aldred

Last year, there were rumours that Pentax was working on a new 50-135mm f/2.8 lens. Now it looks like that rumour might finally be coming…

Retailers report Pentax 645Z discontinued without a successor

Jun 5, 2023
John Aldred

Japanese photography retailer Map Camera reports that production of the Pentax 645Z medium format DSLR (buy here) has ended. In a Tweet, the company said…

Ricoh has discontinued the HD PENTAX-DA 21mm F3.2AL Limited silver lens

May 30, 2023
John Aldred

It seems that Ricoh Japan has discontinued production of the HD PENTAX-DA 21mm F3.2AL Limited silver lens (buy here). The wide-angle HD PENTAX-DA 21mm F3.2AL Limited…

Hasselblad dumps DSLRs for mirrorless as it kills off its H system

May 16, 2023
John Aldred

The Hasselblad H system was introduced 21 years ago during Photokina 2002 in Cologne, Germany. According to a new post by Capture Integration, however –…

Fuji GFX 100 discontinued in Japan

Mar 6, 2023
John Aldred

The Fujifilm GFX 100, released in 2019, has been discontinued, according to Japanese retailers. Retailers, including Kitamura, list the 100-megapixel medium format camera as a “completed…

Canon has killed off its legendary MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro lens

Nov 25, 2022
John Aldred

This is a day that many will mourn. While the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro is by far the more popular lens, the Canon MP-E…

Canon’s last remaining EOS M camera – the EOS M50 Mark II – is discontinued in Japan

Oct 31, 2022
John Aldred

It looks like the Canon EOS M system’s death knell is ringing loud and clear. After discontinuing the Canon EOS M200 only last week, the…

Report: Canon discontinues EOS M200; another nail in the coffin of the EOS M lineup

Oct 26, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Rumor has it that Canon is killing off its EOS M lineup, and this has been going around for a while. After all, the company…