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New Products from Think Tank Photo

Our Friends at Think Tank Photo just announced that their line-up of new gear went live on their website this morning.  The new products include: ·         Airport 4-Sight – Think Tank’s first four-wheel  roller ·         Retrospective 7 – This new addition to this popular shoulder bag line is designed to hold an iPad. ·         SD […]

PENTAX Announces the K30

B&H Photo Video is excited to announce the launch of the new and much anticipated K30 DSLR Camera from Pentax. NYC, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 B&H Photo Video is excited to share with photo hobbyists the launch of the new and much anticipatedK30 DSLR Camera from Pentax. The Pentax K-30 camera is ergonomically designed to be as […]

Panasonic announces new X Series Standard Zoom Lens with F2.8 brightness across the entire zoom range

LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm / F2.8 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-HS12035E) Sydney, 3pm, May 21, 2012 – Panasonic is proud to announce a new Micro Four Thirds digital interchangeable standard zoom lens – the LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm / F2.8 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-HS12035E) (35 mm camera equivalent: 24-70 mm) for the […]

Sigma Corporation’s multipurpose zoom, macro lenses receive Technical Image Press Association Awards

Sigma’s 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM honored as Best Entry Level DSLR Lens; 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lauded as Best Expert DSLR Lens Ronkonkoma, NY, April 16, 2012 – 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 […]

Sony’s new a37 camera boasts auto portrait framing & clear image zoom to make professional photos effortless

New Sony alpha camera a37 16.1 effective megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor Tilting LCD,  making low/high-angle shots easier Great results made easy with Superior Auto mode High-speed shooting up to 7fps with Full-time Continuous AF Full HD movie recording Sydney, 17 May, 2012 – The new a37 camera with Translucent Mirror Technology from Sony […]

Sony launches NEX-F3 camera with 180° tilt LCD screen for easy self portraits

New NEX series camera from Sony APS-C size 16.1 megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor Auto Portrait Framing for easy, top-quality portraits 180° tilting LCD screen for self-portraits Built-in flash for low-light shooting   Sydney, 17 May, 2012: Sony Australia today launched the latest Compact System Camera, the NEX-F3, packing DSLR- features into a small […]

Mamiya Leaf Introduces the Leaf Credo Medium Format Digital Camera Back Platform

New Hardware Design with Blazing Performance Speed Mamiya Leaf, a leading provider of medium format camera equipment, today introduced a newly designed medium format digital camera back platform — the Leaf Credo. Available in three different models, the Leaf Credo 80, Credo 60, and Credo 40 digital camera backs feature high-quality resolutions of 80, 60 […]

Canon EF8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens honoured with Camera Grand Prix’s 2012 ‘Lens of the Year Award’

Prestigious award adds to 2012 medal tally in 25th anniversary year of the Canon EOS SLR camera system Sydney 15 May 2012: Canon Australia has today announced that the EF8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM interchangeable lens has been honoured in Japan with the prestigious Camera Grand Prix 2012 “Lens of the Year Award.” The accolade marks the […]

New Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS Has f2.0 Lens

Durability Unites with DSLR-Image Quality, Best-In-Class f2.0 Lens, Full 1080p HD Video and Amazing Features for Thrill Seekers, Reef-Loving Explorers and Everyone In Between CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 8, 2012 Olympus draws on its heritage of creating rugged, durable cameras that take the worry out of life-on-the-go shooting with the new Olympus TG-1 iHS. Marking a revolution […]

Leica Launches New Products Including A Digital M-series Especially for Black and White Photography

Today at the Leica “Das Wesentliche” Event in Berlin, Leica Camera AG unveiled a host of new products to the Leica portfolio. We are pleased to share the following announcements: Leica S-System Expanded By Five S-Lenses With Central Shutter: Available From October 2012 Leica Camera AG Expands The Leica S Professional Camera System: New Leica […]

The Week in Photography 6th May 2012

Here’s what caught my eye on the Internet this week about photography: 7 Myths About Portfolio Reviews Debunked http://blog.photoshelter.com/2012/05/7-myths-about-portfolio-reviews-debunked/ CameraBag2: Photo Editing http://thetravelphotographer.blogspot.com/2012/05/camerabag2-photo-editing.html How to Use White Balance Creatively http://photo.tutsplus.com/articles/theory/how-to-use-white-balance-creatively/ How To Photograph the Perfect Lightning Photo http://www.photopoly.net/how-to-photograph-the-perfect-lightning-photo/ Blurred Background Photography http://www.picturecorrect.com/tips/blurred-background-photography/ Wood Camera: yet another iPhone camera app, but with some unique twists http://thenextweb.com/apps/2012/05/05/wood-camera-yet-another-iphone-camera-app-but-with-some-unique-twists/?awesm=tnw.to_1EJ3X […]

No more bad photos with Sony’s Cyber-shot HX20 camera competition: new campaign gives you the chance to take the shot again

Sydney, 4 May 2012 – Have you ever wished you could re-live a holiday, adventure or event all over again because you didn’t get a great photo of it the first time? Sony is giving some lucky Australians the chance to do just that with the campaign for its new Cyber-shot HX20 camera promising ‘No […]

This Week in Photography 29th April 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on photography on the Internet this week: A Broken Polaroid Camera Spits Out Amazing Abstract Art | Co.Design: business + innovation + design http://www.fastcodesign.com/1669619/a-broken-polaroid-camera-spits-out-amazing-abstract-art 10 Unmissable Apps for Ipad and Iphone Photographers http://www.lightstalking.com/10-unmissable-apps-for-ipad-and-iphone-photographers Acorn, a great Mac image editor, built for humans. http://www.flyingmeat.com/acorn/ Exposure is a VERY Personal Thing! | […]

New Think Tank Photo Bags

Our friends at Think Tank Photo just announced new additions to its best-selling Retrospective shoulder bag line. The Retrospective® 7, scheduled for release in May, is designed for standard DSLR systems.  Its classic design along with modern improvements create the perfect shooter’s bag.  This lightweight shoulder bag comes in fabrics that offer a sense of […]

Canon scoops six prestigious TIPA awards across digital camera, video and printer product categories

Highest-ever TIPA award tally acknowledges Canon’s strength of innovation across the digital imaging categories SYDNEY, 18 April, 2012: Canon has been awarded with six prestigious “Best Product 2012” awards by the highly respected Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), representing 29 photography and imaging magazines across 14 European countries. The six award-winning products are: the EF8-15mm […]

Canon developing four new zoom EF Cinema Lenses

SYDNEY, 12 April, 2012: Canon Australia announced today that Canon is developing four new digital cinematography zoom lenses that deliver exceptional optical performance for use with 4K (4,096 x 2,160 pixels) resolution cameras. Joining an already star-studded line-up of Canon EF Cinema Lenses, the four lenses will be compatible with Super 35 mm-equivalent cameras, supporting […]

Canon bolsters Cinema EOS System line-up with new EOS-1D C

digital SLR camera supporting high-resolution 4K video capture  SYDNEY, 12 April, 2012: Canon Australia announced today the introduction of the new EOS-1D C, a digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera targeting the motion picture, television and other digital high-resolution production industries. Delivering outstanding video performance, the compact, lightweight EOS-1D C delivers 4K (4,096 x 2,160 pixels) […]

Canon Announced 4k-Resolution Video Capable EOS Camera and More

Today, Canon Australia is making three significant announcements in the professional video space, continuing Canon’s momentum in building strong professional video capability and supporting the development of cinematic culture  Firstly, Canon Australia has announced that Canon is developing a new digital cinema camera capable of recording 4K-resolution video in response to growing expectations for higher […]

Sony Photography Event This Saturday in Melbourne – Exhibition and Get To Shoot With The Latest Sony Cameras

SONY GETS ON BOARD WITH PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION ON SKATEBOARD DECKS Photography exhibition housed on skateboard decks featuring some of Melbourne’s top urban photographers Create your own skateboard deck at the Billabong ‘City Squared’ skateboard invitational at Queensbridge Square, Southbank – Saturday 14th April   Tuesday, 10 April 2012 – Sony Australia is giving fans at […]

Canon’s new EOS 60Da delivers top-class image quality and precision shooting to astrophotography enthusiasts

Editor’s comment – Sadly Canon has screwed this camera for infrared photographers by still including an IR blocking filter but just changing its characteristics so that the H-alpha band used by astrophotographers is not attenuated. That is a major shame as it would have been a great opportunity for Canon to properly support us infrared […]

Nikon D800 image quality even surpasses high-end medium-format cameras, DxOMark says

With an impressive DxOMark Score of 95, the Nikon D800 illustrates the continuous improvement in DSLR image quality achieved over the years  March 27, 2012 – DxOMark, the reference web site for camera image quality testing, has released its in-depth analysis of the new Nikon D800, as of now the best camera ever tested by […]

This Week in Photography 4th March 2012 and reflections on the 5D Mark III

A roundup of some of the things about photography on the Internet that I found interesting this week. I guess the most interesting thing to occur this week was the announcement of the new Canon 5D Mark III with only a minor change in resolution compared to the previously announced Nikon D800′s massive jump in […]

FAST CAMERA 3.0 App Makes Capturing Action on the iPhone Lightning Quick

FAST CAMERA 3.0 just got a major update, a complete redesign that makes the app quicker, easier, and more refined. Boasting that, “You’ll never miss a beat of the action!” FAST CAMERA 3.0 delivers on that promise. PHOENIX, Arizona (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 FAST CAMERA 3.0, the popular photography app from developer i4software, just got a major […]

Highly-anticipated new Canon EOS 5D Mark III redefines the high-performance, full-frame DSLR camera category

Newly designed camera delivers top-class image quality and complete feature set for advanced amateurs and professionals seeking all-round performance excellence, agility and creative expression Key features: New 22.3 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor New DiG!C 5+ processor New 61-point High Density Reticular AF system Multiple Exposures – an EOS first Inbuilt HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode […]

The Week in Photography 27 February 2012

Our new weekly roundup of interesting material from the web over the previous week to do with photography. In this series I’ll point you at the content on the web that has caught my eye that is relevant to photography in some way: Like a Kickstarter for photojournalism, Emphas.is helps finance visual storytelling http://thenextweb.com/media/2012/02/26/like-a-kickstarter-for-photojournalism-emphas-is-helps-finance-visual-storytelling/?awesm=tnw.to_1DSlx A […]