Digital Camera News & Previews
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NYIP Launches Online Professional Photography Course
Photography students all over the world can now gain access to NYIP’s most popular course online, from any internet-connected device, anytime they wantPhotography students all over the world can now gain access to NYIP’s most popular course online, from any internet-connected device, anytime they want
Leica X2 Gagosian Edition
Expressive art meets expert craftsmanship in Leica’s latest special-edition cameraExpressive art meets expert craftsmanship in Leica’s latest special-edition camera
Photoshop Photography Program For Everyone
Now, for a limited time, Adobe is extending this offer to all photographers for $9.99/month as an annual subscriptionNow, for a limited time, Adobe is extending this offer to all photographers for $9.99/month as an annual subscription
Tamron Announces Development Of New Ultra-Telephoto Zoom Lens
An innovative ultra-telephoto zoom lens with a focal length range of 150mm to 600mm for full-frame and APS-C format DSLR camerasTamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, has announced the development of an innovative ultra-telephoto zoom lens with a focal length range of 150mm to 600mm for full-frame and APS-C format DSLR cameras. The lens sample will be on display in the Tamron booth at the Salon de la Photo 2013 that will be held from November 7-11 in Paris, France. Pricing and delivery information are not available at this time.
Sony Electronics Supports America Recycles Day On Nov. 15
Sony Electronics is proud to sponsor a free public consumer electronics recycling event in four citiesSony Electronics is proud to sponsor a free public consumer electronics recycling event in four cities, including San Diego and Carson, Calif., Itasca, IL and Park Ridge, NJ. All members of the community are invited to recycle unwanted household consumer electronic items for free
New Df D-SLR Is Undeniably A Nikon
Photo pros and enthusiasts alike will embrace the lightweight FX-format Df D-SLR, which strikes the ideal balance of classic iconic style and advanced imaging technologyThe new Nikon Df is a modern classic designed for those who have felt a connection to their camera, who revel in the idea of going out to photograph an unfamiliar location, and who know the effort and ultimate satisfaction that is part of getting the shot. Announced today, the Nikon Df is a unique, advanced-level D-SLR that harmonizes Nikon heritage and modern performance in a lightweight and very capable FX-format camera.
Masters of Nature Photography
Join three nature photography masters, Frans Lanting, Thomas D. Mangelsen, and Art Wolfe, for a unique weekend of photographic inspirationThree of the world’s most renowned nature photographers — Frans Lanting, Thomas D. Mangelsen, and Art Wolfe — have teamed up to present a series of unique weekend events that will change the way you look at photography and what you can do with your own camera.
Ricoh Imaging Adds K-mount and Q-mount to Lens Lineups
Ricoh Imaging has added two new lenses - one to the K-Mount lens line and one to the Q-Mount lens lineThe first zoom lens in the Limited lens series, the K-mount HD PENTAX DA 20-40mm f/2.8-4 ED Limited DC WR lens for APS-C sensors increases versatility while maintaining the line's Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements and HD coating for sharp, high-contrast images.
Nikon Announces Retro-Styled Df
Photo Pros and Enthusiasts Alike Will Embrace the Lightweight FX-Format Df D-SLRThe new Nikon Df is a modern classic designed for those who have felt a connection to their camera, who revel in the idea of going out to photograph an unfamiliar location, and who know the effort and ultimate satisfaction that is part of getting the shot. Announced today, the Nikon Df is a unique, advanced-level D-SLR that harmonizes Nikon heritage and modern performance in a lightweight and very capable FX-format camera.
Powerful, Location-Ready Profoto B1
New self-contained, high-power, wireless TTL flash unveiledThe new Profoto B1 has been big news today. We’re looking forward to receiving a test unit that we can do some shooting with ourselves when Profoto is able to send one to us. The TTL-capable B1 is made to fit in with the current working model for many pros. The self-contained strobe is cordless, powered by an exchangeable battery that provides 220 full-power flashes at a charge.
Canon Introduces New 70D
New DSLR Dual Pixel CMOS AF technologyDesigned to Change the Way Photographers Capture Images and Video, New Camera Features Newly-Developed Dual Pixel CMOS AF Technology, Built-in Wireless Capability, 20.2 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, DIGIC 5+ Image Processor, and More
Nikon 1 V2
Features 14.2-megapixel CX-format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 3A processorMELVILLE, N.Y. (October 24, 2012) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the new 14.2-megapixel Nikon 1 V2, the latest addition to the revolutionary Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System. Designed for the creative consumer who seeks stunning images and HD video, the V2 incorporates a myriad of new features aimed at improving the shooting experience, including a new ergonomic grip for familiar handling, a built-in flash and the addition of a Command Mode Dial to provide easy access to features and controls. Nikon also introduced the new SB-N7, an optional compact speedlight that offers versatile lighting possibilities for Nikon 1 V1 and Nikon 1 V2 shooters.
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR
Telephoto zoom is first lens with up to five stops of stabilizationMELVILLE, N.Y. (October 24, 2012) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the newest addition to its legendary NIKKOR line of lenses, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR telephoto zoom lens that provides a popular and versatile focal length and a constant f/4 aperture for full frame FX-format photographers. The 70-200mm f/4 is the first NIKKOR lens to feature the third generation of Nikon’s Vibration Reduction (VR) technology to meet the still image and video demands of advanced photographers and videographers.
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Firmware Update
HDMI output support and improved AF performanceLAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 23, 2012—Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced a new firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR camera that significantly improves the camera’s performance and usability. In response to requests from professionals working in the fields of cinema and television production, the firmware update enables the use of uncompressed HDMI Output support, making possible more efficient video editing and monitoring procedures. Additionally, the upgrade supports the advanced needs of photographers through improved AF performance when capturing still images.
RTP Hires Maureen McNeil
New Executive Director at Rehabilitation Through PhotographyNew York, NY, September 28, 2012 -- RTP, Rehabilitation Through Photography announces the hiring of a new executive director, Maureen McNeil. Maureen comes to this new position with a strong background in the arts and culture, and most importantly, over 10 years experience in Non-profit management. She has a proven track record of working with board members. She has served as a spokesperson for organizations on a national and international broadcast media basis. Maureen is recognized as a true leader in the field of arts and culture.
Lexar 256GB SDXC
First memory card to offer this capacityFremont, CA, September 17, 2012 – Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today introduced the industry’s first 256GB Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC™) UHS-I memory card, the Lexar® Professional 400x SDXC UHS-I card. The Class 10 card leverages the SD 3.0 specification to dramatically accelerate workflow and allows photographers to capture, store, and transfer a large number of high-quality photos and extended lengths of 1080p full-HD and 3D video with a minimum guaranteed sustained read transfer speed of 60MB per second.* When paired with a compatible card reader, such as the Lexar® Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader, the Professional 400x SDXC card quickly and reliably transfers images and video from the memory card to the computer.
Features a large 2/3-inch 12 Megapixel EXR CMOS sensorValhalla, N.Y., September 17, 2012 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced a new, distinctive premium digital camera that blends advanced technology with an unforgettable design to its flagship X-Series line, the FUJIFILM XF1. With its perfectly matched lens and sensor, careful attention to detail on appearance and design, and accessible technology, the XF1 extends the X-Series range to a much wider audience.
Olympus PEN Cameras
PEN E-PL5 and PEN E-PM2 have 16.1-megapixel high-speed Live MOS sensorCENTER VALLEY, Pa., September 17, 2012 – Today, Olympus announces two new PEN compact system cameras, the latest in its award-winning line of Micro Four Thirds products, designed to help both advanced and emerging photographers take their creative power to a whole new level. The Olympus PEN E-PL5 and PEN E-PM2 deliver amazing image quality by packing superior image technology, blazing fast processing speed and total creative control in classic bodies that combine the portability and ease of use of a point-and-shoot without the complexity of a DSLR.
Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm f2.8 Macro
A single focal-length macro lens with a dust-splash-proof bodyCENTER VALLEY, Pa., September 17, 2012 – Today, Olympus adds to the Micro Four Thirds family of lenses with the release of the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm* f2.8 Macro lens, a single focal-length macro lens with a dust-splash-proof body that’s ideal for harsh weather conditions. Also joining the expansive list of Olympus lenses is a limited edition black version of the popular M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12mm f2.0 high-grade snapshot lens and an M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm f1.8 high-grade lens currently under development.
Olympus STYLUS XZ-2
Developed 12-megapixel, 1/1.7-inch back-lit CMOS sensorCENTER VALLEY, Pa., September 17, 2012 – Olympus pushes the compact digital camera to a new X-treme with the introduction of the Olympus STYLUS XZ-2, its game-changing, flagship high-performance point-and-shoot. The STYLUS XZ-2 is a hybrid that combines optical brilliance, the manual controls of a DSLR and the unbeatable convenience of a lightweight compact in a body every imaging enthusiast should love. Inheriting the 4x optical / 4x Digital zoom iZUIKO® DIGITAL f1.8-2.5 large-diameter lens found on its predecessor, the award-winning Olympus XZ-1®, the Olympus STYLUS XZ-2 builds on its low-light performance with new features: the world's first hybrid control ring, customizing controls so ambitious photographers easily capture the shot; a new fast, touch-sensitive tilt screen; the powerful TruePic VI image processor; Full HD movie recording and FlashAir® compatibility to share images immediately on social networks.