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Canon Rebel T2i
Features 18-megapixel sensor, full HD videoShoot sharp stills and capture full 1080p HD video on the Canon Rebel T2i, which features 3.7 fps shooting, an ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to 12,800), a 63-zone Dual Layer Metering System, and Canon’s DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor.
Canon EOS Video Plug-In
For Apple Final Cut ProCanon's EOS E1 video plug-in for Apple's Final Cut Pro was released today. This new plug-in allows simple and easy transfer of video content from Canon’s EOS DSLR cameras directly into Final Cut Pro. The EOS E1 video plug-in takes advantage of Final Cut Pro’s powerful Log and Transfer feature, which allows users to select and mark the video directly while it is still on the camera, add custom metadata and ingest the clips in the background so the editing can begin immediately.
Nikon Coolpix P100
Supports 1080p full HD videoZoom from wide-angle to super tele using the Nikon Coolpix P100, which features a big 26-678mm lens. The camera is Nikon’s first to support HD video resolution up to 1080p along with offering stereo sound and HDMI connectivity. Using a 10.3-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor, high-speed shooting at 10 fps is possible at full resolution and photos shot in low light have less noise. Other key features include an in-camera HDR function, Vibration Reduction for crisp-looking images, a 3-inch tilting LCD and a high-speed Sport Continuous Mode for shooting up to 120 fps. Estimated Street Price: $399.
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Features Live Guide and one-touch HD videoGet the image quality of a DSLR without the bulky size using the Olympus E-PL1. The third-generation Micro Four Thirds PEN camera maintains interchangeable lens capability while adding a pop-up flash and a direct HD video record button for easily toggling between taking stills and video.
Wacom Intuos4 Wireless
Provides more creative freedomVancouver, WA – Feb. 1, 2010 – Today, Wacom® announces the Intuos®4 Wireless professional pen tablet, a highly-anticipated product featuring Bluetooth wireless technology. The new Intuos4 Wireless is expected to be warmly embraced by photographers, designers and artists who seek the freedom of wireless technology as well as the control and comfort benefits inherent in Wacom’s professional line of pen tablets. The liberating experience of being able to move about the room and work "unattached" from a computer also makes the Intuos4 Wireless an excellent tool for use at a collaborative work session or in a classroom setting such as an art class or photography seminar. In addition, the medium-sized Intuos4 Wireless fits easily into most computer laptop bags, making it a wonderful input solution for mobile creative professionals and students.
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZS7
Allows users to geo-tag photos and videosSecaucus, NJ (January 26, 2010) – Panasonic today introduces the LUMIX DMC-ZS7, the newest member of the acclaimed superzoom ZS-Series of digital cameras that have gained worldwide popularity. Complete with its hallmark 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica lens and a powerful 12x optical zoom (operable in video recording mode), this 12.1-megapixel powerhouse performer, also includes a new built-in GPS (Global Positioning System) feature that embeds photos and videos with the latitude and longitude location details, a useful feature when using an online photo-sharing website. The LUMIX ZS7 is also the world’s smallest photo/video hybrid superzoom digital camera*1, which can also record High Definition (HD) video using the recording capability in AVCHD Lite, which includes a dedicated video record button and new to the ZS-Series is a manual shooting mode.
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS2
Features rugged design, HD video capabilitySecaucus, NJ (January 26, 2010) – Panasonic today introduced the new LUMIX DMC-TS2, a successor to the company’s first rugged digital camera designed for active outdoor use, the LUMIX DMC-TS1. Featuring High Definition video recording capability, in the AVCHD Lite format, the new 14.1-megapixel LUMIX TS2 further strengthens its toughness when compared to its predecessor and is waterproof to 33 feet (10m), shockproof to 10 feet (2m), freezeproof to 14° F (-10° C) and dustproof.
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZR3
Features AVCHD Lite HD Video RecordingSECAUCUS, NJ (January 26, 2010) – Panasonic today announced the introduction of the LUMIX DMC-ZR3, a fully-featured digital camera complete with AVCHD Lite High Defintion (HD) video recording capabilities, a25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica lens and a powerful 8x optical zoom – giving consumers a wide-range of shooting options, yet in a slim body that is small enough to fit in a pocket or small purse. New to the ZR-Series this year, Panasonic also introduces Intelligent Zoom, which extends the LUMIX ZR3’s zoom to an impressive 10x.
Argraph MemoryKick Si
Pocket-sized device offers fast backupArgraph Corporation, the international supplier of photographic / imaging products, demonstrates the MemoryKick Si™, the ideal solution for your digital life, which will transport the way we See, Share and Store photos, videos and music to the next level. See and try the MemoryKick Si at Argraph’s PMA 2010 booth 1649, Anaheim, CA, Feb 21-23.
Sigma Student Photography Scholarship
Winner is announcedRonkonkoma, NY, Jan. 20, 2010 – Sigma Corporation of America a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of some of the world's most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, is pleased to announce the winner of the fourth annual, Sigma-sponsored Nature’s Best Photography Students photography contest.
Olympus Firmware Update
Enhances PEN E-P1's functionalityToday Olympus is pleased to announce a firmware update for the Olympus PEN E-P1 that improves performance by increasing the display speed of the enlarged view when using the Manual Focus (MF) assist function. This update also enables the 'Rec View' (image record preview immediately after an image has been captured) when the monitor’s backlight is set to the off position.
Canon Releases New Wireless File Transmitters
For EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS 5D Mark II and EOS 7DLAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., January 7, 2009 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, is announcing a step forward in the digital integration of professional photography workflows with the introduction of three new Wireless File Transmitter units to accompany each of the Company’s three professional Digital SLR Camera models. The new WFT-E2 II A Wireless File Transmitter, WFT-E4 II A Wireless File Transmitter and WFT-E5A Wireless File Transmitter for the EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS 5D Mark II and EOS 7D, respectively, provide professional photographers with a range of innovative wireless connectivity options for all photographic disciplines.
Olympus Stylus Tough-3000
A shockproof, waterproof and freezeproof compact cameraCENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 7, 2010 – Olympus unveils the STYLUS TOUGH-3000, a shockproof, waterproof and freezeproof compact camera designed to capture all of life’s adventures from the extreme to the everyday. As the first Stylus Tough camera with High-Definition (HD) video, features like Magic Filter that expand your creativity and AF tracking to keep subjects in focus, the STYLUS TOUGH-3000 is as smart as it is durable. It’s also the first of several Stylus Tough cameras to be launched in 2010.
Olympus Stylus Cameras
Features include HD video and In-Camera Creative FiltersCENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 7, 2010 – Olympus unveils today its most powerful lineup of premium Stylus cameras offering beautiful High-Definition (HD) video, 14 megapixels to capture brilliant images, features like Magic Filter that transform average photos into works of art, and AF tracking so your subjects are always in focus. With so many impressive features, the only question consumers will ask themselves is how powerful they want their wide-angle zoom lens to be: 7x on the STYLUS-7040 and STYLUS-7030 or 5x on the STYLUS-5010?
Olympus FE Series
More Megapixels, Autofocus Tracking and In-Camera Creative FiltersCENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 7, 2010 – Today, Olympus introduces the two newest cameras in its popular FE series, designed for effortless picture taking for users of all ages and skill levels. The new FE-4020 and FE-47 come with 14 megapixels for super-high resolution, up to 5x optical zoom and a host of in-camera features to make photography simple so you can keep your mind on the action when you’re in the middle of it. Intelligent Auto mode plus Shadow Adjustment technology automatically selects the settings you need so you know the shot will come out right without making adjustments. AF Tracking keeps kids, pets and other fast-moving objects continually bright and in focus so you can easily capture great shots.
Induro Educates Buyers With Video News Series
Designed to help photographers with equipment choicesElmsford NY, January 6, 2010 -- When photographers set out to buy a piece of photographic equipment, the first thing they do is go to Google, Bing or other search engines to do their homework. What manufacturer? How big? How much will it hold? How heavy is it?
Pandigital Photo Mail LED Digital Photo Frame
Powered by AT&TDUBLIN, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pandigital today debuts the Pandigital Photo Mail LED Digital Photo Frame – a next-generation, wirelessly connected digital photo frame that conveniently accepts photos emailed from family and friends. The frame will connect through AT&T's* wireless network and is expected to be available early this year.
WD Introduces New My Book
Features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaceLAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD® (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its fastest My Book® external hard drive ever -- the new My Book 3.0 desktop external drives are among the first devices certified with the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. With an interface that's up to 10 times faster than the previous-generation USB 2.0 interface, the high-performance My Book 3.0 drive significantly reduces the time it takes to open and save large files.
Lexar New Professional Memory Cards
With speed and capacity upgradesFremont, CA, January 5, 2010 – Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced improvements to the Professional line of CompactFlash® (CF) and Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC™) memory cards for an enhanced imaging experience. Lexar has increased the capacity of Professional 300x CF cards to 32GB, and Professional 233x CF cards are now available in 16GB and 32GB capacities. In addition, the Lexar Professional 133x SDHC card has achieved a Class 10 speed rating. The improvements to the Lexar® Professional line allow professional photographers and advanced enthusiasts to capture more high-resolution images and high-definition (HD) video with their digital SLRs. For additional information about the Lexar Professional CF and SDHC cards, visit www.lexar.com.
Canon VIXIA Camcorders
Offer advanced touch screen and tracking technologiesLAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., January 5, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc, a leader in digital imaging technology, today announced an exciting new line of nine VIXIA High Definition flash memory camcorders. The 2010 high-definition lineup includes Canon’s flagship VIXIA HF S-series, the compact VIXIA HF M-series and a new entry-level VIXIA HF R-series. Some new features enhancing Canon’s 2010 lineup include a new Touch Panel LCD with an advanced tracking feature helping keep any subject - such as people, pets, or cars - in focus and properly exposed, even in a busy scene. Canon’s new VIXIA lineup also includes an enhancement to its image stabilization system and an all-new HD-to-SD Downconversion feature allowing video to be easily uploaded to the web or burned onto DVDs. Select 2010 VIXIA camcorders are compatible with Eye-fi SD Memory Cards, allowing for wireless uploading of video content to a computer or favorite video sharing site via the Eye-fi card’s wireless capabilities.