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Month: January 2014


Sony on-sensor SteadyShot

New Sony E-mount APS-C camera to feature on-sensor IS system

A new Sony E-mount APS-C camera will become official during the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2014. It will replace both the NEX-7 and NEX-6 cameras, but will sport the “Alpha” branding, not the “NEX” one. According to a photo leaked on the company’s website, the camera will feature on-sensor image stabilization technology.

Canon EOS 7D successor

Canon 7D successor will be called EOS 7D Mark II after all

A Canon 7D successor will undergo further testing during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics as well as during the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Sources are reporting that the DSLR camera will be announced in Q2 2014, while a release date is set for Q3 2014. Moreover, it appears that the DSLR’s name has been set, unlike its specs: Canon EOS 7D Mark II.

Nikon 1 V2 camera

Nikon 1 V3 camera coming at CP+ 2014 with 4K video recording

With the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2014 fast-approaching, the rumor mill is working around the clock to find out which cameras and lenses we will see at the event. A very strong candidate is the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera, which will become the company’s first camera to record 4K videos in the middle of February.


Facebook Pages: Deciphering the Stats, Part 3

In our last installment to Facebook Pages, I explain the last several sections in the detailed Page Insights section. Our first post went over some common Facebook myths and general explanations, and our second post explained the first several sections to Page Insights. Visits. This will start with, “Showing data from 10/16/2013 – 10/22/2013,” and…

Zeiss 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens officially announced

Great news for Sony E-mount and Fujifilm X-mount users! Their APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras will be graced soon by a new and amazing optic. A surprising announcement has revealed that the Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens will become available in March with amazing image quality for a price under $1,000.

Amazon Lens Finder service launched for camera shoppers

Top 5 best-selling DSLR cameras on Amazon

Photographers looking to purchase a new camera are often facing a very hard decision. Users will have a special relationship with their DSLR, one in which time and money have been invested. Oftentimes, the best solutions are also the most popular, therefore here is a guide detailing the top 5 best-selling DSLR cameras on Amazon.

Pentax K-3 DSLR camera

Pentax K-60 DSLR camera and two lenses coming at CP+ 2014

Ricoh is rumored to introduce plenty of Pentax-branded products in the near future. The latest rumors concern the so-called Pentax K-60 DSLR camera that is believed to be on track for a CP+ 2014 launch. Its specs and price have been leaked on the web, along with the confirmation that two K-mount zoom lenses are on their way, too.

Olympus TG-850 iHS

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS rugged camera becomes official

Olympus has decided to make January 29 a memorable day for its fans by announcing several new products. The latest in the series is the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS, a rugged camera that can withstand pretty much everything the nature throws at it, but capture good photos and videos at the same time.

Samsung NX30 Amazon

Samsung NX30 release date and price revealed by Amazon

Samsung has been rumored to unveil a new flagship mirrorless camera for the NX-mount for a few weeks. In the meantime, more details about the current flagship NX camera have been revealed by Amazon. The release has confirmed that the Samsung NX30 release date and price are February 18 and about $1,000, respectively.


Facebook Pages: Deciphering the Stats, Part 2

In my last post, I went over a few myths in Facebook Pages, and explained the basic overview of Facebook pages and views. Here, we go more in depth to the actual Page Insights Facebook gives you. Note: Page Insights has moved, as you can see below in the photo. You can click the link…

Olympus SP-100

Olympus Stylus SP-100 is world’s first camera with a dot-sight

Olympus has announced a breakthrough bridge camera with a 50x optical zoom lens. The innovation comes from a feature called Eagle Eye, which consists of the world’s first dot-sight built-into a camera. The device is called Olympus Stylus SP-100 and it has plenty of tricks up its sleeve. Its release date has been set for March 2014.

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus E-M10 camera unveiled along with three new lenses

The rumors and speculation can end now as the Olympus E-M10 Micro Four Thirds camera has become official. The Japanese company has introduced three new lenses, as well as the Olympus E-M5 Elite Black version and a firmware update for all E-M5 models. The camera and the lenses are set to be released in the coming weeks.

Sony SPA-TA1 Xperia Tablet Z

Sony SPA-TA1 to let you mount QX10 and QX100 on tablets

Opinions are certainly divided when it comes down to this subject. Well, no matter what your stance is on whether one should take photos with a tablet or not, the Sony SPA-TA1 accessory has been announced officially. It is an “arm” that allows QX10 and QX100 users to mount their lens-style cameras on tablets and capture images this way.

Phottix Mitros+ TTL Transceiver Flash

Phottix Mitros+ TTL Transceiver Flash released for Nikon DSLRs

Sometime in the fall of 2013, the Phottix Mitros+ has been released for Canon DSLR cameras. The manufacturer has promised that a Nikon version will follow soon. Well, months have passed since then, but the wait is finally over. The TTL Transceiver Flash is also available for Nikon DSLRs with the same amazing features.

Sony Alpha SLT-A77

Sony A79 release date and price to be June and €1,200

Last year, Sony has focused mostly on the PlayStation 4 launch as well as on the E-mount line-up. In 2014, things are expected to be a little different, as the A77 replacement is rumored to be announced in spring. However, the Sony A79 release date and price have also showed up in the rumor mill, giving A-mount fans reasons for joy.

Fuji X-T1

Weathersealed Fujifilm X-T1 camera officially announced

It’s finally here! The long-expected and sought-after Fujifilm X-T1 has officially become the first weathersealed mirrorless camera of the X-series. As the rumor mill has predicted, the X-T1 will be released in February with an interesting set of features that the beginner and professional photographers will definitely enjoy.


Canon working on DSLR with 2.5K video recording global shutter

Canon has been rumored to launch a medium format camera for a long time. However, it seems like these plans will have to wait as the company has other plans for 2014. According to inside sources, a DSLR camera with a 2.5K video recording global shutter is in the works and it is in contention for being launched in the near future.

Panasonic GH 4K camera

Panasonic GH4K launch date rumored to be February 7

After being on display at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, this camera is rumored to have a proper announcement next month. According to inside sources, the Panasonic GH4K launch date has been set for February 7, so we will learn everything that there is to learn about the Panasonic 4K video camera in the near future!


Facebook Pages: Deciphering the Stats, Part 1

As a marketer, I not only pay attention to my photography, but my marketing as well. I’m always looking at the stats of my photos and posts on my fan page, and trying to decipher how important they are to me. Did an important post go out? Should I boost it more? What’s the deal…

Olympus E-M10 leaked photo

Olympus E-M10 rumor round-up: detailed specs and more

Roughly one day after the Fujifilm X-T1 announcement, another company will hold a separate event. Before that, we have gathered the details leaked by inside sources and have put them all in our Olympus E-M10 rumor round-up. This Micro Four Thirds camera will be unveiled on January 29 as an entry-level OM-D shooter.

Fujifilm X-T1 external flash

Fujifilm X-T1 rumor round-up ahead of its January 28 launch

Many words have been spoken and written regarding the upcoming weathersealed mirrorless camera by Fujifilm. The new X-series shooter is scheduled to become official on January 28. In order to keep up with all the leaks, that include photos, specs, price details, and more, we have compiled a Fujifilm X-T1 rumor round-up.


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