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June 22nd, 2016

Hasselblad X1D: Mirrorless Medium Format

Posted By Wes Pitts
3/4 side view of Hasselblad's X1D mirrorless medium format camera.
Mirrorless medium format has arrived, and though the sensor is huge, the camera itself is comparable in size or smaller than full-frame DSLRs. Hasselblad today introduced the X1D, the first mirrorless camera with a 43.8×32.9mm medium format sensor. (For comparison, the sensor’s surface area is approximately 67 percent larger than a full frame 35mm sensor, which measure …

June 16th, 2016

Panasonic Announces Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Panasonic has announced a new professional prime lens for Micro Four Thirds that’s perfect for nature photographers. The Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH has all-metal construction, making it a rugged splashproof and dustproof lens when used with a weather-sealed camera model. Comprised of 15 glass elements (including two ultra extra-low dispersion and one extra-low …
June 8th, 2016

Think Tank Photo’s Helipak For DJI Inspire Backpack

Posted By Staff
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  If you need a way to easily and safely transport your DJI Inspire and all of its accessories, Think Tank Photo has you covered with its new Helipak for DJI Inspire backpack. Comfort and durability were in the forefront of the designers’ minds, and the pack is completely customizable.  Visit www.thinktankphoto.com to learn more …
May 25th, 2016

Olympus Releases Tough Ultra HD 4K Video Camera

Posted By Staff
Olympus has designed an action camera that’s so tough, it doesn’t need a protective housing, even on the biggest adventures. The pocket-sized Stylus Tough TG-Tracker is waterproof, crushproof, shockproof, freezeproof and dustproof. It records Ultra HD 4K 30p video, and the lens provides a 204-degree angle of view and a maximum aperture of f/2.0. Shooting …
May 20th, 2016

Macphun Announces Aurora HDR Pro Version 1.2.2

Posted By Staff
Macphun’s latest update of Aurora HDR Pro offers support for RAW files from numerous new cameras and all of the major bugs have been fixed. Learn more about all the updates in the press release below. °°° San Diego, CA May 20th, 2016 – Macphun Software, a leading innovative photography app developer with over 30 …
May 17th, 2016

Anthropics Launches LandscapePro

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Anthropics Technology, well-known for its PortraitPro software, has launched a new way for beginner and advanced photographers alike to enhance their landscape photos with LandscapePro. The new software offers easy and fast photo retouching with a slider interface and editing controls that adapt to each image. LandscapePro is available in standalone and as plug-in editions …
April 29th, 2016

Adobe Updates Lightroom And ACR

Posted By Staff
The latest Adobe updates for Lightroom CC 2015.5.1/6.5.1 and Adobe Camera Raw 9.5.1 include bug fixes and support for the Pentax K-1 and Sony DSC RX10 Mark III. Adobe also announced that ACR 9.5.1 will be the last version of the raw processing software for Mac OSX 10.7. Mac users will need OSX 10.9 or …

April 29th, 2016

Sigma Global Vision Announces Mount Converter MC-11

Posted By Staff
Mount Converter MC-11
Sigma announced it’s Global Vision Lens Mount Converter for Sony E-Mount cameras back in February. The good news for Sony E-Mount users is that the converter is now available for $249. See the release below and follow the links for more information. ••• RONKONKOMA, NY — April 27, 2016 – Sigma Corporation of America, a …
April 28th, 2016

Leica Adds Leica M-D To M Family

Posted By Staff
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Leica’s newest addition to its M rangefinder system, the Leica M-D (Typ 262) is the first in the series to omit the LCD screen, and also skips video recording and (obviously) Live View capabilities. You’ll find similar specs as the Leica M (Typ 262) with this new model. The new 24-megapixel camera is equipped with …
April 27th, 2016

Getty Images File Legal Complaint Against Google In Europe

Posted By Scott Younker
Today, Getty Images filed a legal complaint against Google with the European Commission. It’s the latest in a series of legal complaints that Google has faced in Europe over the last couple of years. Today’s complaint is a follow up from a June 2015 filing, when Getty Images joined as an “interested third party” supporting …