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Creativity with a twist, Canon unveils the PowerShot N

Canon Australia today unveils the PowerShot N – a new type of compact camera that offers a different approach to capturing creative, spontaneous photos and sharing them instantly with social networks through integrated Wi-Fi and one-touch connectivity to smartphones and tablets. “This camera is built for social media savvy shooters who crave better quality photos, […]

Trygger Camera Clip with Adjustable Polarizing Filter for iPhone 5 Debuts On Kickstarter.com

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The hottest selling camera this holiday season is the Apple iPhone 5. The gotta-have accessory is the Trygger Camera Clip with an adjustable polarizing filter. This new iPhone 5 accessory cuts out noisy light. You’ll get less glare and more vibrant colors–so you can make your best photos. Professional […]

DxOMark introduces the Perceptual Megapixel as a new unit for measuring the perceived sharpness of lenses

A simple way to quantify the impact of lens sharpness on camera resolution December 17, 2012 – DxOMark, the website of reference for measuring the image quality of digital cameras and lenses, announces the launch of the Perceptual Megapixel, its new measure of lens sharpness. Expressed in units already well-known to the general public, the […]

DSLR gear and no idea? Sony study reveals two-thirds of DSLR camera owners stick to auto-mode

And just much of this is to be blamed on the marketing of camera companies? Sydney, 19 November, 2012 – Australia boasts strong ownership of DSLR cameras with 30% of Australians having purchased one of these professional cameras. However according to a Sony study*, this ownership has not translated into an upgrade of skills with […]

Canon 6D Announced

Today, Canon Australia has made six significant announcements to its EOS, PowerShot and PIXMA lineups at photokina, the world’s leading imaging fair, currently taking place in Cologne: 1.       Canon Australia has announced the new EOS 6D Digital SLR camera, a versatile and compact mid-range Full-Frame camera offering a level of image quality, performance and creative […]

PENTAX Introduces New K-5 II & K-5 IIs DSLR Cameras

Versatile cameras feature newly developed AF sensor for stellar performance in low-light conditions, as well as high quality CMOS sensor, LCD monitor PENTAX RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION today announced the introduction of its PENTAX K-5 II and K-5 IIs flagship digital SLR cameras, designed to advance the company’s well-received K-5 camera, which launched in October […]

Get closer to the action with the world’s lightest 30x Super Zoom, Super Compact camera

The Canon PowerShot SX500 IS is the world’s lightest 30x optical zoom with wide-angle lens that fits in the palm of your hand SYDNEY, 22 August, 2012 – Canon Australia has today launched the Canon PowerShotSX500 IS, the world’s lightest 30x zoom camera, and the newest addition to its renowned Super Zoom compact range, and […]

Panasonic Introduces New Digital Interchangable Lens for LUMIX G Series

Panasonic’s Premium LUMIX G VARIO 45-150 mm Telephoto Zoom Lens Achieves Exceptional Image Quality in a Compact, Lightweight Design SECAUCUS, N.J., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is pleased to announce a new interchangeable telephoto zoom lens for the Digital Single Lens Mirrorless LUMIX G that complies with the Micro Four Thirds System standard, the LUMIX G […]

Panasonic Announces the New LUMIX SZ5 Wi-Fi®-Capable Digital Communication Camera

Slim, Stylish LUMIX SZ5 Packs Powerful Digital Performance with Flexible Shooting Style and Easy Sharing Options SECAUCUS, N.J., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic today announced the LUMIX DMC-SZ5, a slim and compact digital camera which features 10x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 25-250mm) and integrates Wi-Fi connectivity to allow for quick file sharing while at home […]

Panasonic Introduces The Lumix G5, The Newest Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera From Lumix G Line

The New LUMIX G5 Offers High Image Quality with High Speed Response Time SECAUCUS, N.J., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic today announced a new addition to the popular line of LUMIX G series cameras, the LUMIX DMC-G5. The newest Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera offering from Panasonic, the LUMIX G5, features a newly integrated 16.05-megapixel Live […]

Canon Makes You Sick

Sorry, but it was hard to resist that headline Some EOS 650D/T4i/X6i (depending on market) cameras have rubber grips that may cause allergic reactions in some people. At first it was not believed that any affected cameras had come to Australia, but that now turns out not to be correct and so Canon have done […]

DxO Optics Pro v7.5.3 now supports the Canon EOS 650D,the Sony SLT-A37, and the Sony NEX-F3

300 new DxO Optics Modules added DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v7.5.3 for Mac and Windows, its image processing software of reference for all serious amateurs and professional photographers. This update means that DxO Optics Pro 7 now supports the Canon EOS 650D, the Sony NEX-F3 compact digital with interchangeable […]

JVC Announces the GC-XA1 ADIXXION Action Robust Camcorder

B&H Photo Video is pleased to share the launch of the robust JVC GC-XA1 ADIXXION action camcorder. NYC, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 B&H Photo Video is pleased to share the launch of the robust JVC GC-XA1 ADIXXION action camcorder. JVC GC-XA1 ADIXXION Action Camcorder is a lightweight, compact, yet highly robust camera designed to be taken on […]

New Canon EOS M

EOS quality that’s as easy to use as it is to carry Canon’s new EOS compact system camera satisfies demand for premium image quality in a compact body that’s fun and easy to use  Highlights:  Image quality worthy of the EOS name: Canon 18MP APS-C image sensor, DiG!C 5 image processor and Hybrid CMOS AF […]

New Samsung Compact Camera Has F1.4 Lens

The new model boasts the world’s brightest compact camera lens for pursuing your passions MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 16, 2012 /CNW/ – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, has announced the launch of the EX2F, the latest model in its growing range of Wi-Fi-enabled SMART CAMERAs. Following the success of […]

Supraflux Launches Compact Camera Stabilizer on Kickstarter

Engineers design lightest, most compact camera stabilizer on the market Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 Amateur filmmakers and home video makers can now achieve professional results with the Picosteady, a new compact, lightweight camera stabilizer. Following 10 months of product development, Cambridge, MA based Supraflux has launched an innovative camera stabilizer that allows for […]

Nikon to Recall D800 and D7000 Camera EN-EL15 Rechargeable Battery Packs From Two Lots E and F

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of […]

Photo & Imaging Shanghai 2012 Runs July 5th to 8th

SHANGHAI, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Photo & Imaging Shanghai 2012, one of the largest and most influential photo and imaging exhibitions in China and the Asia Pacific region, is scheduled to be held at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center from July 5th to 8th, 2012. This exhibition has attracted 185 well-known domestic and foreign vendors, such as Canon, […]

Canon EOS 7D offers enthusiast photographers significant performance boosts through new firmware UPGRADE

Canon’s renowned mid-range DSLR takes performance higher with enhanced shooting, ease-of-use and support for additional EOS accessories.Canon Australia has today announced an exciting new firmware upgrade for the popular EOS 7D digital SLR camera. Available for download from the Canon Australia website*1 from 7 August 2012, firmware Version 2.0.0 introduces a number of enhancements that […]

DxO Optics Pro v7.5.1 supports five more new cameras and achieves the milestone of 7,000 available DxO Optics Modules

Special 30% discount through June 30, 2012 June 20, 2012 – DxO Labsannounces the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v7.5.1 for Mac and Windows, its image processing software of reference for all exacting photographers. This update means that DxO Optics Pro 7 now supports the latest cameras from Nikon, the D800E (Elite Edition only) […]

New EOS 650D DSLR camera puts the power and creativity of high quality stills and video at your fingertips

Multiple Canon EOS ‘firsts’ make the EOS 650D the most powerful  and accessible creative tool yet for budding photographers  Key features:  • New DiG!C 5 image processor • New 18 megapixel CMOS sensor with fast 4 channel read-out • High speed continuous shooting up to 5 fps • Superior focusing performance with 9-point all cross-type […]

Sony Adds Sleek Waterproof Handycam® Camcorder To Its Portfolio Of High Definition Video Capture Devices

SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sony today unveiled a first for its lineup of Handycam® camcorders – a waterproof model that makes capturing your precious memories in high-quality video or still photography easy and worry-free in almost any environment. The new HDR-GW77V camcorder can capture full HD video and 20.4-megapixel photos in extreme conditions, so […]

Sony’s New Advanced Cyber-shot RX100 Camera Packs Large Sensor and Bright Lens into Stylish, Pocket-Size Body

New Model Contains World’s First 1.0-inch type 20.2 MP Exmor CMOS Sensor and Ultra-bright F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Fixed Lens to Deliver Outstanding Picture Quality SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Travelling light no longer means compromising on picture quality with the Cyber-shot® DSC-RX100 camera, Sony’s new flagship compact camera. Striking the ultimate balance […]

Canon Australia Opens A Canon Academy That Directly Competes With Those Of Us Who Teach Photography And Support Canon

Canon has announced in Australia the opening of the Canon Academy to offer workshops and courses on photography. They have done this by partnering with an existing workshop organisation, URCreative. I have to say that I think this is a really bad idea, and let me explain why. There is an active community already of […]