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Yashica About to Launch 35mm Film, Photographers Uninterested

Yashica About to Launch 35mm Film, Photographers Uninterested 2

Yashica certainly rose more than a few eyebrows with the latest announcement about the launch of their 35mm film. It seems like the company is trying to rebuild itself in a competitive market in times when people prefer their smartphones over carrying a camera wherever they go. The company, which was founded in Nagano in

Slow Motion Camera Rig Shoots Video at 150 RPM

Slow Motion Camera Rig Shoots Video at 150 RPM 14

A video was posted on the Macro Room YouTube channel this week with a video that is quickly going viral. The slow-motion video is quite impressive, thanks to the owner of the channel partnering up with just the right people to set up a spinning camera rig that can produce videos to capture actions at

Photo Mechanic Plus Public Beta to Be Released on April 22

Photo Mechanic Plus Public Beta to Be Released on April 22 26

The developers behind the popular Photo Mechanic software announced that they would soon be releasing a public beta version of an upcoming add-on that will be accompanying their popular application. The new public beta is restricted to only some of the existing Photo Mechanic users and will offer a catalog feature that enables a significant

Sony A9 Gets a Firmware Update with Newly Added Features

Sony A9 Gets a Firmware Update with Newly Added Features 28

Sony rarely releases firmware for their cameras that brings about new features. On March 25, 2019, the company announced the release of a new firmware update for the popular Sony A9 camera. The update introduces a range of new features to the camera, helping customers take even better photos than before. Sony made the announcement

Canon’s Trinity & Two Other RF Lenses Make European Debut at TPS

Canon's Trinity & Two Other RF Lenses Make European Debut at TPS 32

Five Canon RF lenses, including the ‘trinity’ lenses, make European debut at the recently concluded The Photography Show 2019. Canon showed off five full-frame lenses it plans to add to its RF mirrorless ecosystem. Four of the lenses are new L-series lenses plus the 24-240mm which is also ultra-compact superzoom lens. The development of these

New Foldable Camera Launched by Insta360

New Foldable Camera Launched by Insta360 42

Less than a year ago, Insta360 introduced the Insta360 ONE X, which offered a significant upgrade over previous models and gave many of the latest cameras on the market a run for their money. Now, the company has announced a very unique product that, once again, puts its competitors to the test. The Insta360 EVO

New Imaging Technique Gives Traditional Cameras Super-Fast Imaging Speeds

New Imaging Technique Gives Traditional Cameras Super-Fast Imaging Speeds 44

Some researchers from the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) in Canada have developed a new imaging technique. The method which is called Compressed Optical-Streaking Ultra-high-speed Photography (COSUP), pushes the limits of standard imaging sensors. Typical imaging sensors have image capturing speed limit of 100 frames per second. But with this new technology, one

Benro RedDog R1 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer Just Released

Benro RedDog R1 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer Just Released 46

Benro recently announced plans to produce a line of new gimbals to provide photographers the ability to significantly enhance the overall stability of their photographs. The very first product that has already made an appearance, part of the new line from Benro, would be the Benro RedDog R1, which was officially released last week.  The

New Leica Q2 Revealed with 95% Higher Resolution

New Leica Q2 Revealed with 95% Higher Resolution 48

After the success of the Leica Q, the company recently announced the release of an updated version, the Leica Q2. This new camera features a significant number of upgrades compared to the original Q model, including a much better resolution, the ability to capture photographs in rainy conditions, and even an improvement in the lens.

Camera Bits Announces Photo Mechanic 6

Camera Bits Announces Photo Mechanic 6 52

After almost seven years, Camera Bits have announced that their popular Photo Mechanics software is finally getting a much deserved major update. The new version will be Photo Mechanics 6, being the successor of the previously released Photo Mechanics 5. This major update is said to provide users with a significant update on existing features