Posts Tagged ‘announcement’

Panasonic GF7: An Entry Level MFT Mirrorless Camera Designed for Selfies

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You can tell that “selfies” are a big trend right now by the fact that more and more camera companies are touting it as a feature for their new models. Less than a week after Fuji launched a “selfie-ready” mirrorless camera, the X-A2, Panasonic is unveiling its own: the GF7.

A followup to the GF6, the GF7 is an entry level Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera that offers “modern selfie shooting features,” something Panasonic calls “one of the world’s most powerful trends.”
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Fujifilm Unveils the ‘Selfie-Ready’ X-A2 Mirrorless with a Pair of New Kit Lenses

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Fujifilm has announced the X-A2, a followup mirrorless camera to the X-A1. The company touts the X-A2 as an “ultra-light, selfie-ready” compact system camera that offers an attractive and affordable way for people to jump into the world of X-Series cameras.
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Fujifilm’s New XQ2 Premium Compact is Essentially an XQ1 With a Firmware Update

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Fujifilm announced a new premium compact camera called the XQ2 today. Specs-wise, the camera appears to be an almost perfect clone of its predecessor, the XQ1, except the XQ2 has an additional film simulation mode in its firmware.
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Samyang 135mm f/2 Now Official: It’s a Fast, Manual Focus Portrait Lens for $549

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After weeks of being teased through an enigmatic campaign, the Samyang 135mm f/2 has now been officially announced. It’s a full frame manual focus portrait lens with an attractive price point.
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Nikon Announces Two New Lenses: The 300mm f/4 and the 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II

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Nikon has announced two new lenses alongside its new D5500 entry-level DSLR: the 300mm f/4 telephoto and the 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II versatile zoom.
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Nikon D5500 Unveiled: It’s the Company’s First DSLR with a Touchscreen

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After weeks of leaked details and photos, the Nikon D5500 was finally made official today. It’s an entry-level replacement to the D5300, and is the company’s first DSLR to feature a full-fledged touchscreen LCD on the back.
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Canon Launches 5 New PowerShot Cameras with a Focus on Connectivity

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Canon has refreshed its PowerShot compact camera line with five new cameras. Three SX series cameras feature wireless connectivity, while two ELPH updates feature simple spec improvements.
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Couple Uses Cute Group Photo Trick to Tell Their Friends They’re Having a Baby

If you need a reason to crack a smile today, or you and your significant other just found out you’re having a baby and you’d like to announce it in a fun and creative way, San Francisco couple Kat and Kris can help.

Instead of just delivering the news directly, the couple pretended they were taking a group photo of their friends and shot video instead. When the time came for the standard “say cheese” moment at the end of the countdown, they instead told everyone to say “Kat’s pregnant” and waited for the lightbulb to go off. Read more…

Adobe Releases Lightroom 5.7 with Aperture Importer and Support for the Latest and Greatest Cameras

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Aperture users and G.A.S. sufferers take note: version 5.7 of Adobe’s Lightroom and 8.7 of Camera RAW have officially dropped with the Aperture Importer Tool and support for some of the newest and most exciting DSLRs now built right in. Read more…

DJI Inspire 1: A Sleek Drone That Brings Easy 4K Aerial Imagery to the Masses

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DJI has officially announced its latest camera drone. Called the Inspire 1, the new remote-controlled quadcopter brings 4K aerial video and 12MP aerial photos to the masses in a sleek and easy-to-operate package.
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