Monthly Archives: June 2011

Olympus Announced 3 New PEN series cameras and 2 New Zuiko lenses (Part 1)

They are the long awaited (if not anticipated) OLYMPUS E-P3, OLYMPUS E-PL3 and OLYMPUS E-PM1 & 2 Zuikos, the Olympus MZ12mm and Olympus MZ45mm lenses. For the sake of reading ease, I have decided to break this news to you by breaking … Continue reading

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HOYA PRO1 Digital ND16 Filter

Hoya Corporation Announces the new HOYA PRO1 Digital ND16 Neutral Density filter.    The ND16 is a dark neutral density filter with a filter factor of 16, meaning there is 4 stop light loss. This is a great filters for … Continue reading

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SIGMA APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM receives TIPA Best Expert Lens Award

The Sigma Corporation (COO: Kazuto Yamaki) is pleased to announce that the SIGMA APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM, a large aperture telephoto zoom lens optimized for use with the latest digital SLR camera and incorporating Sigma’s original OS … Continue reading

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OLYMPUS Wins Germany’s Red Dot Design Award for the Second Year in a Row

With Olympus XZ-1, a New Flagship Compact Digital Camera. Olympus Corporation (President: Michael Woodford) is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, the OLYMPUS XZ-1 compact digital camera from Olympus Group has won the prestigious Red … Continue reading

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PENTAX 645D WINS GP JAPAN 2011 CAMERA OF THE YEAR

PENTAX 645D Medium-format Digital SLR Camera Wins “Camera of The Year” at Camera GP Japan 2011 Awards   GOLDEN, CO.  PENTAX Imaging Company announced on behalf of PENTAX Japan that the PENTAX 645D medium-format digital SLR camera, first launched in June … Continue reading

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Canon U.S.A. Provides Updates On Highly Anticipated EF Lens Availability For 2011

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May, 2011 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced updated availability dates for five of its EF lenses. Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens is scheduled to be available in late July … Continue reading

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Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC with Pentax K and Sony Alpha mount!

Delta company – sole distributor of  Samyang brand for Europe announces that two new models of Samyang 35 mm 1:1.4 AS UMC are released for sale today. The lens is now available with Pentax K and Sony Alfa mounts. The … Continue reading

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Nikon D7000 Wins the CameraGP2011 Readers Award

TOKYO-Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that the Nikon D7000 digital-SLR camera is the recipient of the CameraGP2011 Readers Award. This Readers Award was established in 2008 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Camera Grand Prix. The recipient of … Continue reading

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SONY INTRODUCES WORLD’S SMALLEST, LIGHTEST INTERCHANGEABLE LENS CAMERA WITH APS-C SIZED SENSOR

“Easy-to-use a NEX-C3 Features 16.2 Megapixels, HD Video and Friendly New Interface ” SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2011 – Sony’s new α NEX-C3 is the world’s smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor. Offered in a range … Continue reading

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Tamron Wins the first Camera GP 2011 Lens of The Year

(Tamron 60th anniversary model) World’s smallest and lightest*1 15x zoom lens for digital SLR cameras (APS-C size) Optical equipment manufacturer Tamron Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Saitama City, Japan / President and CEO: Morio Ono) that is celebrating its 60th anniversary last … Continue reading

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SONY INTRODUCES α35 DSLR CAMERA

WITH LEADING VIDEO AND STILL PERFORMANCE POWERED BY TRANSLUCENT MIRROR TECHNOLOGY. “Light, Compact Camera Delivers 16.2 Megapixels and New In-camera ‘Picture Effect’ Creative Capabilities” SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2011 — Light, compact and easy to use, Sony’s new α35 (SLT-A35) … Continue reading

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SIGMA Photo Pro 5.0 software – is now available for download

June 10, 2011 The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce that SIGMA Photo Pro 5.0 (Ver.5.0.0.1) for Windows and SIGMA Photo Pro 5.0 (Ver.5.0.0.2) for Macintosh is available for download. Users of DP series and SD series cameras can now … Continue reading

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Getty Images Completes Acquisition of Photolibrary

Renowned Imagery and Collections will Enable the Company to Meet Growing Demand for Versatile Creative Content NEW YORK, June 1 2011 – Getty Images, a leading creator and distributor of visual content and other media, today announced that it has … Continue reading

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