Fujifilm X-A2 Announced

Today, on January 15 Fujifilm Corporation announced an updated X-A2 mirrorless camera. New camera shares the same 16.3 MP APS-C (Crop Frame) Bayer-pattern sensor with its predecessor X-A1, but comes with a host of other new features, such as a brand new 3” 920,000-dot LCD screen that can tilt 175 degrees for a better “selfie” experience, and a brand new Eye Detection AF mode that activates whenever the camera is in a “selfie” mode. Continue Reading

Panasonic announces LUMIX SZ10, ZS50 & ZS45 cameras

Panasonic has announced three new models in their compact superzoom camera category. These are essentially pocketable point-and-shoot bodies that you would want to take out to a party. The three models are Lumix DMC-SZ10, DMC-ZS45 (TZ57 in some regions) and Lumix DMC-ZS50 (also known as the TZ70); they will be priced at $199, $299 and $399 respectively. Continue Reading

Nikon D5500, 55-200mm and 300mm announced

With the CES 2015 raging on in Las Vegas many manufacturers are announcing some upgrades and refreshes to their product lines to get our attention. Among these companies is Nikon which has a few announcements worthy of our mention. These are Nikon D5500 camera, AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR II zoom lens and FX-format AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR telephoto lens. Continue Reading

Five new PowerShot cameras announced by Canon

Canon has announced five new compact cameras today at the CES 2015. These are the PowerShot SX530 HS, the PowerShot SX710 HS, the PowerShot SX610 HS, the PowerShot ELPH 170 IS and the PowerShot ELPH 160. The PowerShot cameras build on the reputation already created by older and established cameras in the same line. The PowerShot SX530 HS, the PowerShot SX710 HS and the PowerShot SX610 HS come with zoom ranges of 50x, 30x and 18x respectively, allowing photographers to get ever so close to the subjects they are photographing. These cameras also have improved focusing speeds and better image quality compared to their older cousins. All the three newly launched PowerShot SX cameras have built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, making it possible to shoot and share images with family and friends a breeze by connecting to a compatible smartphone, tablet or other computing devices. These cameras are compatible with all wireless PictBridge Canon printers as well as the new Canon Connect Station CS100, which is a new Canon offering for easy and secure storage, access and sharing of images and video clips. Continue Reading

Canon EOS 7D Mark II announced

Today – September 15th, 2014 Canon USA announced that it’s 5 year old pro-grade EOS 7D APS-C (Crop Frame) Sensor camera is getting an upgrade. Available starting November 2014, brand new EOS 7D Mark II gets a significant boost in performance over its predecessor, as well as a host new features, such as built-in GPS, to keep photography professionals interested in a crop frame camera.

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Canon 16-35mm f/4L and EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens announced

Yesterday, Canon added two brand new Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom lenses – EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM and EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM to their EF lens family lineup. The EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM will be the first L-series wide-angle lens to feature image stabilization (IS) and marketed toward professional photographer that want to have more creative freedom and control over image quality in difficult shooting situations where tripod may not be available. While EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM will be marketed as an entry-level wide-angle lens for prosumer photographers and videographers alike. Continue Reading

Nikon D4 Gets an Update, Nikon D4S Announced

February 24, 2014, Nikon announced a new addition to its flagship D series – D4S HD-SLR. An upgrade to a two year old D4 camera, D4S boasts a new FX sensor (16.2 MP, same as D4), as well as the new EXPEED 4 image processor. This allowed for higher FPS, faster AF speeds and improvement in image processing speeds of up to 30%. Continue Reading

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II and Canon EOS Rebel T5 announced

PowerShot G1 X Mark II

Last week Canon U.S.A. unveiled a PowerShot G1 X Mark II Digital Camera, a follow up to its popular G1 X camera introduced in 2012. G1 X was the first G series camera to use CMOS sensor. Canon G series are intended for the “prosumer” market, as well as amateurs that want DSLR like quality in a point and shoot body. G1 X Mark II builds on the success of its predecessor with several new features and updates. Continue Reading

Nikon D3300 Announced

Last week Nikon announced its newest addition to the consumer oriented DSLR cameras – 24.2-megapixel D3300 HD-SLR. As Nikon put it in their press release this new lightweight and compact DSLR is aimed “for those ready to take their photography to the next level”. New camera will replace now 2 year old D3200 in the Nikon family lineup. D3300 features 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS, Expeed 4 processor and at a suggested retail price of $649.95 (paired with new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Lens) comes jam-packed with features: Wi-Fi® connectivity, Enhanced Guide Mode, Full HD Video at 60 fps and of course effects. Continue Reading