Nikon fans have been surprised to hear that the D7100 has become the “flagship DX camera”. This title has been retained by D300s for a long time and, although people have been expecting a replacement, suddenly it seemed like it will not get a successor. Well, rumors are now suggesting that the D400 is real and coming soon.
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Leica has decided to continue the series of Mini M teasers, inviting people who have heard the rumors to get the truth on June 11. The new camera is said to be available in stores on that date, suggesting that customers could actually buy the upcoming camera, which is said to feature a fixed zoom lens, in less than two weeks.
All photographers want a software which allows them to easily manage their on-growing image collection. ACD Systems thinks it has the answer, therefore it has officially introduced ACDSee 16, a new program which provides several new features and editing tools to make photographers’ lives a whole lot easier.
Adobe has reiterated that Photoshop CC and other cloud-based applications will be released on June 17. Creative Cloud will finally replace Creative Suite, while customers are still angry. In order to weather the storm, Adobe has announced that it has found three major complaints regarding the move in a blog post.
As the days go by, it becomes more clear that Fujifilm will launch two new mirrorless cameras this summer. Both of them will be very cheap and they will feature APS-C image sensor. Only one of them will pack an X-Trans sensor, while the other one will have to rely on another technology. However, both their names have just been leaked.
Now that Kodak is finally on the verge of escaping bankruptcy’s shackles, the company can focus on more important things, like a new camera. The Micro Four Thirds device, called S1, has reached its final form and it has been leaked on the web and it reveals a little bit more information about the upcoming product.
Radiant Images is the maker of the cutest cinema cameras in the world, called Novo. The Novo records 4K videos, but the company has revealed that it will introduce a dumbed down version of the original one and that that will be called Novo 2K, as it can record 2K videos at 24 frames per second in uncompressed RAW format.
Canon 1D C users, who enjoy professional cinematography, will be able to use the DSLR camera to record 4K videos at 25 frames per second, as the company has announced a new firmware update for the shooter. The EOS 1D C has also had some of its bugs fixed, in order to enhance the user experience.
Many regular people with little funds have managed to make their dream come true with the help of Kickstarter. It is not the single crowd-funding platform, but it certainly is the most popular and it has allowed designer Benjamin Redford to fund Projecteo, the Instagram photo projector, which is now available to everybody.
Canon has been on a roll in recent times, as the company has released several firmware updates over the past few hours. Now, the EOS 1D X and the 1D Mark III have both received new upgrades. The latter is now compatible with the EF 200-400mm f/4L lens, while the former has had several of its bugs fixed among others.
Google Glass has been the subject of privacy concerns ever since it has been announced. The wearable computer, which features a 5-megapixel camera, is a threat to one’s identity, many people say. Their beliefs will be further fueled by a new application from Lambda Labs, which allows Glass to recognize faces.
The new Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L USM Extender 1.4x lens will be supported by two professional DSLRs, which have been discontinued by the Japanese company in 2012: the EOS 1D Mark IV and 1Ds Mark III. Both cameras have received a firmware update, in order to support the new super telephoto zoom lens.
The president of Olympus has recently given an interview to a Japanese online publication, in order to discuss the future of the company. Hiroyuki Sasa has revealed that his company will use Sony image sensors in its future DSLR and mirrorles cameras, while the PlayStation maker will use Zuiko lenses in its future shooters.
Canon has posted a press release in order to celebrate the production of the 90 millionth EF lens. The Japanese corporation has reached this amount in 26 years, while adding 10 million lenses in the past nine months. As company is driving digital camera sales, it seems like Canon is also one of the biggest lens vendors worldwide.
Samyang is choosing to introduce its products on Facebook, the social networking service. The company is known under the Rokinon brand in the United States, but this is the only difference, since the new Rokinon 300mm f/6.3 lens for Sony NEX E-mount cameras has just been announced through the world’s largest social network.