- Digital Cameras
Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012
Canon launches four IXUS compact cameras - the IXUS 510 HS, IXUS 500 HS, IXUS 240 HS, and IXUS 125 HS.
Friday, 2 Mar 2012
Besides the 5D Mark III, Canon has also announced three new EF lenses and a host of new EOS accessories. The EF24-70mm f/2.8 II USM is the upgrade to the staple 24-70mm, while the EF24mm f/2.8 IS USM and EF28mm f/2.8 IS USM are wide-angle prime lenses with image stabilization.
Canon has announced the new 5D Mark III DSLR camera, the successor to the three-year old 5D Mark II. The 5D Mark III sports a brand new, 22.3MP full-frame sensor and the Digic 5+ processor which is 17 times faster than the Digic 4 processor. Native ISO sensitivity and frames per second shooting speeds have both been increased.
These camcorders feature advanced technologies and functions including (but not limited to) the 3MOS System Pro engine comprising advanced lens, sensor and engine, and the Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S.) with five-axis correction capability.
Norwegian landscape photographer Terje Sørgjerd achieved some fame the year before when his beautifully shot video The Mountain went viral. He received a rude surprise yesterday when he saw parts of his video being used, without his knowledge, in a promotional video from a Nikon D800 launch event in Bangkok.
Dustproof and waterproof up to a depth of 3m, the HX-WA20 is designed for shooting with a single hand. With control buttons bigger than its predecessors, it's easy to operate even with gloves on.
Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012
Last year, Michael Woodford, the first non-Japanese to become the CEO of Olympus, confronted Japanese Olympus executives and board members over questionable deals and was then promptly dismissed by the board. He then went to the press, and the ensuring firestorm has seen arrests of Olympus' previous CEO (among others) and a US$10 million lost blamed on the accounting scandal.
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012
Sony announces eight new slim and lightweight Cyber-shot cameras which deliver superior optical performance. They will be available in APAC starting March 2012.
Monday, 27 Feb 2012
Some users of the Fujifilm X10 have reported seeing an artifact in their images. Looking like white orbs, the artifact appears when shooting in certain lighting conditions. Fujifilm released a firmware update (version 1.03) a couple of weeks ago and Dpreview has conducted an extensive investigation into whether it resolves the issue.
Friday, 24 Feb 2012
Olympus Australia has published five new videos of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera in action. One of the most interesting features, five axis image stabilization, is clearly demonstrated in the videos, as well as the new shadow/highlight controls inside the electronic viewfinder.