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Canon Introduces Three New High-End Powershot Digital Cameras
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Canon today announced three new PowerShot models; the PowerShot G7 X, the PowerShot SX60 HS and the PowerShot N2. The PowerShot G7 X is the company's first compact point-and-shoot camera with a one-inch sensor, giving users an outstanding portable camera that allows them to take high-quality photographs and videos. The PowerShot SX60 HS camera features a 65x Optical Zoom lens and amazingly broad focal length range equivalent to 21mm -1365mm, while the PowerShot N2 camera has a compact and unique, stylish design with a selfie-ready, flip-up touch panel LCD that makes it easy for social media fanatics to share their favorite photos and videos via the camera's Wi-Fi® and Near Field Communications (NFC) features.
Canon Introduces the Long Awaited EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR Camera
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Canon is proud to introduce the EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR camera, incorporating professional features and quality in an affordable DSLR. Building upon the proven success of the EOS 7D camera, this new EOS model features a range of "EOS firsts" such as Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors for superb image quality and rapid burst shooting up to 10 frames per second (fps), as well as Canon's first 65-Point* All Cross Type autofocus (AF) system for compositional freedom and accurate, spot-on fast focus. Great for shooting indoor activities such as sporting events, concerts, or weddings, the camera's impressive low-light shooting capabilities along with its up-to-10 fps high-speed shooting can capture a fast-break basketball dunk, a band's encore performance, a bird in flight or wildlife in exceptional quality. In addition, the EOS 7D Mark II is the second EOS DSLR camera to incorporate Canon's innovative Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for rapid and precise focusing of video as well as still images.
Olympus OM-D EM-1 Firmware Version 2.0 Released
Monday, 09/15/14 -- The award-winning flagship Olympus OM-D E-M1®, with the world’s first 5-axis image stabilization, TruePic VII image processor and Live MOS sensor is now more iconic than ever before, with the introduction of new firmware Version 2.0, enabling tethered shooting, In-Camera Digital Shift and Live Composite, and much more, also now available in a sleek, classy silver body.
Olympus Announces the First M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F/2.8 Pro Telephoto Zoom Lens
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Professional quality telephoto shooting is now more portable than ever with the introduction of the Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f2.8 PRO lens (80-300mm in 35mm equivalent). This latest Olympus lens is the first telephoto in the M.ZUIKO PRO series that features a dust, splash and freezeproof construction, durable enough to withstand the rigors of professional shooting, when combined with the Olympus OM-D E-M1®.
Samsung NX1 Introduced: 28-Megapixel Mirrorless Camera with 4k Video Recording
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Samsung today announced the launch of the revolutionary NX1, which combines cutting edge design, industry leading technology and Samsung’s innovation expertise to create an exceptionally fast compact system camera (CSC). The NX1 delivers superb image quality and unrivalled usability, setting a new benchmark for photographers everywhere and providing a genuine alternative to DSLRs as the professional camera of choice around the world. Featuring best in class 15FPS continuous AF shooting, a unique Auto Focus (AF) System III with 205 Phase Detection AF points and 28MP APS-C BSI CMOS Sensor for superior image quality, the versatile performance and precision craftsmanship will challenge even the most classical photographers to re-think their understanding of professional photography.
Panasonic Launches the LUMIX DMC-GM5: The World's Smallest Interchangeable Lens Camera with a Live View Finder
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Panasonic today unveils the LUMIX DMC-GM5, the latest addition to its pioneering range of LUMIX G interchangeable lens cameras. The new addition to the GM series packs superior image quality and a host of creative features into the most sleek and stylish body of any system camera available, adding a high-performance Live View Finder (LVF) for greater control and accuracy.
Panasonic Unveils the LUMIX DMC-LX100 Mirrorless (4/3) Digital Camera with 4k Video
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Panasonic is today launching the LUMIX DMC-LX100, its new flagship premium compact camera which sets a new standard for fixed lens photography and videography. Combining Panasonic’s state-of-the-art digital and optical technologies with advanced manual controls, the camera has been engineered to help you push the boundaries of your photographic creativity.
Panasonic Introduces New LUMIX G VARIO 35-100mm F/4-5.6 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S Zoom Lens
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Panasonic is proud to introduce a new digital interchangeable telephoto zoom lens, the LUMIX G VARIO 35-100mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS35100) based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. Achieving high picture quality, the new LUMIX G VARIO 35-100mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. designed in stunningly compact metallic profile with retractable structure despite a lens with this versatile focal distance of 35-100 mm (Equivalent to 70-200 mm on a 35mm camera). It is useful in shooting images including portrait or close-ups with impressively defocused background taking advantage of its high portability. The lens will be available in mid November.
Panasonic Announces New LUMIX G 14mm F/2.5 II ASPH. Lens
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Panasonic is proud to announce a new digital interchangeable single focal length lens, the LUMIX G 14mm / F2.5 II ASPH. (H-H014A) based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. Offered in black and silver, the new LUMIX G 14mm / F2.5 II ASPH. matches the GM series of LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) cameras – the new DMC-GM5 or DMC-GM1.
Panasonic Announces the Firmware Update Program for LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 Featuring 4K Photo Mode
Monday, 09/15/14 -- Panasonic announces the new firmware update program for the LUMIX DMC-FZ1000. The firmware will be released to enhance the performance and controllability of the camera, featuring the new 4K Photo Mode. The 4K Photo is a new method of Hybrid Photography that Panasonic is proposing. It encourages users to capture the spur-of-the-moment in a high resolution 4K photo by cropping out a designated frame from 4K video. With the new firmware, it is easier to get 4K photo by using the 4K Photo Mode. Once selecting the 4K Photo Mode, recording format / picture quality setting / brightness level are automatically set to the optimum parameter for photo shooting.
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