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external A Bit More EOS 7D Replacement Info —Canon Rumors

A good source tells us that the new camera will have EOS-1 build quality, which we expected. The camera will be specced extremely well, but will be missing one feature. It won’t have built-in WiFi.

 
Aug 11, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

First Footage Shot with Blackmagic’s $6k, 4K URSA is Predictably Spectacular

Blackmagic announced its modular 4K URSA camera at NAB, back in April. After much delay, there is official footage from the $6,000 camera that’s made its way onto Vimeo for the world to see. And as anticipated, it’s absolutely stunning.

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Apple Ups Its RAW Game, Extends Mavericks Compatibility to Several New Cameras

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Yosemite is right around the corner, but Apple isn’t done improving Mavericks yet. The Cupertino company just yesterday announced a Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update for OS X Mavericks that offers system-wide RAW file compatibility for several of the newest cameras to hit shelves. Read more…

external Big Sony camera and lens announcement scheduled for late August? —Sony Alpha Rumors

Sony Alpha Rumors is telling folks to ‘be prepared’ for some major announcements from Sony to happen sometime between August 22nd and 28th.

 
Aug 07, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

Nikon Settles D600 Class Action Lawsuit by Offering D600 Owners Free D610s

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At least one of the class action lawsuits against Nikon about the sensor spec issue found on some D600 cameras has been settled, and settled in the best possible way for the users participating in this suit. Read more…

Rumored Canon Questionnaires Hint at Possible Medium Format Future

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Rumors that Canon is looking to jump into the medium format game have been circulating for years now, but the mill has been quiet for a while on that front. Well, quiet until today, that is. Read more…

MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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Of Course We Took One Apart: A Look Inside the Canon 16-35mm f/4 IS

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This is a geek article. Many of you don’t understand the term ‘geek’ properly, so perhaps this will help. As the graph below shows, if you aren’t both intelligent and obsessed with photo gear, you won’t enjoy this article. Read more…

Ricoh Slaps a New Coat of Paint and Some Aluminum on the Pentax Q7, Calls It the Q-S1

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Ricoh last night unveiled the newest camera in its portable Q-Series line of mirrorless shooters: the Pentax Q-S1. The new camera is beautiful, and extremely customizable in that regard, but if you were hoping for serious hardware improvements, you might be left wanting. Read more…

DJI’s Newest Pro-Level UAV Puts Its Phantom Lineup to Shame

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The uncontested leader in drones, DJI, is continually making improvements to their ever-growing Phantom line-up. And in their latest UAV, they seem to have turned it up to eleven with their larger, more robust Spreading Wings S900 Hexacopter.

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external Sony USA Has Officially Dropped the Price of the Sony a7R by $200 —B&H Photo

If you’ve been holding out for a price drop on Sony’s impressive, high-res mirrorless full-frame a7R, that price drop has arrived. Sony USA has officially cut the camera’s price by $200, meaning you can grab your own for just $2,000.

 
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