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Câmeras Lançadas em 2011

December 2011
Dec 8th Leica V-Lux 3
November 2011
Nov 24th Fujifilm X-S1
Nov 20th Kodak EasyShare Z5010
Nov 16th Casio Exilim EX-ZR200
Nov 16th Olympus SH-21
Nov 15th Ricoh CX6
Nov 7th Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Nov 7th Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1
October 2011
Oct 19th Lytro Light Field 8GB
Oct 19th Lytro Light Field 16GB
Oct 18th Canon EOS-1D X
September 2011
Sep 21st Nikon V1
Sep 21st Nikon J1
Sep 15th Canon PowerShot S100
Sep 15th Ricoh GR Digital IV
Sep 15th Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
Sep 14th Kodak Easyshare M5370
Sep 12th Pentax Optio RZ18
Sep 1st Fujifilm X10
Sep 1st Samsung NX200
Sep 1st Samsung WB750
Sep 1st Samsung MV800
August 2011
Aug 26th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150
Aug 26th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90
Aug 24th Nikon Coolpix P7100
Aug 24th Nikon Coolpix S1200pj
Aug 24th Nikon Coolpix AW100
Aug 24th Nikon Coolpix S100
Aug 24th Nikon Coolpix S8200
Aug 24th Nikon Coolpix S6200
Aug 24th Sony Alpha NEX-5N
Aug 24th Sony Alpha NEX-7
Aug 24th Sony SLT-A77
Aug 24th Sony SLT-A65
Aug 23rd Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
Aug 23rd Canon ELPH 310 HS
Aug 23rd Canon ELPH 510 HS
Aug 11th Fujifilm FinePix JX370
Aug 11th Fujifilm FinePix F600 EXR
Aug 5th Ricoh GXR Mount A12
July 2011
Jul 27th Olympus SP-810 UZ
Jul 27th Olympus SZ-11
Jul 27th Olympus VG-145
Jul 25th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX30
Jul 24th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55
Jul 24th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W550
Jul 21st Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
Jul 21st Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5
Jul 18th Casio Exilim EX-ZS15
June 2011
Jun 30th Olympus PEN E-P3
Jun 30th Olympus PEN E-PL3
Jun 30th Olympus PEN E-PM1
Jun 23rd Pentax Q
Jun 21st Leica M9-P
Jun 13th Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Jun 9th Ricoh PX
Jun 8th Sony Alpha NEX-C3
Jun 8th Sony SLT-A35
May 2011
May 26th Leica V-Lux 30
May 12th Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
May 12th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH7
April 2011
Apr 20th Samsung ST93
Apr 5th Nikon D5100
Apr 5th Fujifilm FinePix Z900EXR
March 2011
Mar 16th Pentax Optio RS1500
Mar 2nd Olympus TG-810
Mar 2nd Olympus SZ-30MR
Mar 2nd Pentax Optio S1
February 2011
Feb 9th Nikon Coolpix P300
Feb 9th Nikon Coolpix L120
Feb 9th Nikon Coolpix P500
Feb 9th Nikon Coolpix S9100
Feb 9th Nikon Coolpix S6100
Feb 9th Nikon Coolpix S4100
Feb 9th Nikon Coolpix S3100
Feb 9th Nikon Coolpix L24
Feb 8th Olympus VG-110
Feb 8th Olympus VR-330
Feb 8th Olympus VR-320
Feb 8th Olympus SZ-10
Feb 8th Sigma DP2x
Feb 7th Canon EOS 600D
Feb 7th Canon EOS 1100D
Feb 7th Pentax Optio WG-1
Feb 7th Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS
Feb 7th Canon ELPH 100 HS
Feb 7th Canon ELPH 300 HS
Feb 7th Canon ELPH 500 HS
Feb 7th Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
Feb 7th Canon SX220 HS
Feb 1st Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V
Feb 1st Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V
January 2011
Jan 26th Ricoh CX5
Jan 25th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Jan 25th Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10
Jan 25th Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8
Jan 25th Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
Jan 19th Samsung ST6500
Jan 19th Samsung ST95
Jan 19th Samsung ST90
Jan 19th Samsung ST65
Jan 19th Samsung ST30
Jan 6th Olympus PEN E-PL2
Jan 6th Olympus XZ-1
Jan 6th Olympus SP-610UZ
Jan 6th Olympus TG-310
Jan 6th Olympus TG-610
Jan 6th Olympus VG-120
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W570
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110
Jan 6th Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70
Jan 5th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH2
Jan 5th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5
Jan 5th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25
Jan 5th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27
Jan 5th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5
Jan 5th Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP7
Jan 5th Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1
Jan 5th Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3
Jan 5th FujiFilm Finepix Z90
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix S2950
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix S3200
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix S4000
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix T200
Jan 5th Fujifilm FinePix XP30
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix JX300
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix JX350
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix JV200
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXR
Jan 5th Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR
Jan 5th Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix AX350
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix AV250
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix AV200
Jan 5th Samsung ST700
Jan 5th Samsung PL170
Jan 5th Samsung PL120
Jan 5th Samsung WB210
Jan 5th Samsung PL210
Jan 5th Casio Exilim EX-H30
Jan 5th Casio Exilim EX-ZR100
Jan 5th Casio Exilim EX-ZS10
Jan 5th Casio Exilim EX-ZS5
Jan 5th Casio Exilim TRYX
Jan 5th Canon PowerShot A2200
Jan 5th Canon PowerShot A1200
Jan 5th Canon PowerShot A3300 IS
Jan 5th Canon PowerShot A3200 IS
Jan 5th Canon PowerShot A800
Jan 5th FujiFilm FinePix T300
Jan 4th Samsung SH100
Jan 4th Kodak EasyShare Touch
Jan 4th Kodak EasyShare Sport
Jan 4th Kodak EasyShare Mini
Jan 4th Kodak EasyShare Z990

EXIF tracking services help find missing cameras

Two services that search web images for the serial number of the cameras that shot them are helping to re-unite owners with their lost and stolen cameras. Both work by looking for the serial numbers embedded in images uploaded to services such as Flickr. CameraTrace, which costs $10 per camera, now includes a monitoring service that updates you if new images are posted. You also receive an identification tag for your camera, to help recover it if lost, rather than stolen. Stolen Camera Finder, meanwhile, requires only that you drag-and-drop a file from your camera for it to read the EXIF and start searching for public photos with their metadata intact.

Canon PowerShot S100 review

Our review of the Canon PowerShot S100. The S100 is the latest in Canon’s range of pocketable photographer’s compacts, building on the success of the popular S90 and S95. This most recent model offers a more ambitious 24-120mm equivalent, f2.0-5.9 zoom in front of a Canon-made 12MP 1/1.7″ type CMOS sensor, marking a much bigger advance than in the last update. Is it another step towards the perfect pocket shooter or has the camera giant over-reached itself? Find out in our review.

Mirrorless camera roundup 2011

We’ve rounded-up the latest Mirrorless cameras, breaking them down into user groups and highlighting the standout models. Having used all the current crop of cameras extensively, we summarize their main strengths and weaknesses. So, which Mirrorless models should you be considering and just what do you get for your money?

Enthusiast Raw-shooting compact cameras

Raw-shooting compact camera roundup. The ranks of photographers’ compacts have been swelled by the arrival of cameras such as Canon’s G12, the Nikon P7100 and Fujifilm X10, so we’ve spent time with all of the latest offerings and prepared a roundup of where they stand in comparison to the existing models. Are the old favorites still the best? Read-on to find out.

Sony NEX-7 in-depth review

Our in-depth review of the Sony Alpha NEX-7. With its 24MP APS-C sensor and high-resolution EVF encased in a compact body with lots of external controls, the NEX-7 is one of the most desirable cameras of the year for the enthusiast photographer – on paper at least. But at a body-only price around $1000, it’s far from cheap. So does it live up to the expectations and hype? Read our 28-page in-depth review to find out.

Olympus launches M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ power zoom

Olympus has announced a weather-sealed 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 motor zoom lens with macro capabilities. The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ covers the 24-100mm equivalent range and is optimized for video capture. It offers multi-speed powered zooming with a manual zoom option. It also has an AF-hold button (marked as L-Fn) that suspends AF to avoid re-focusing on the wrong object. It is the first Micro Four Thirds lens to feature the same level of sealing as the company’s high-end SHG lenses for Four Thirds DSLRs.

ACD Systems launches acdVideo Converter and Duplicate Finder.

Software maker ACD Systems has announced acdVideo Converter and ACDSee Duplicate Finder – two tools for videographers and photographers. Duplicate Finder is a Mac-only app that identifies duplicate copies of files, even if the filenames differ. Meanwhile acdVideo Converter will convert footage into several popular formats to make them easier to share. acdVideo Converter is initially being offered for $14.99 while Duplicate Finder is $4.99 if bought before January 9th 2012.

Adobe releases Lightroom 3.6 and ACR 6.6

Adobe has released Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 and Camera Raw 6.6. These are final versions of updates that were originally posted as ‘release candidates’ on the Adobe Labs site, and are available for immediate download. The latest versions provide RAW support for 9 additional cameras, including the Canon Powershot S100, Fujifilm X10, Nikon 1 V1 and J1, Panasonic DMC-GX1, Samsung NX5 and NX200, and Sony NEX-7, alongside over 30 new lens correction profiles.

Free download of Wildlife Photography e-book: Sunday Dec 11th

Wildlife photographer and dpreview.com contributor Uwe Skrzypczak is making his book ‘Wildlife photography: On Safari with Your DSLR: Equipment, Techniques, Workflow’ available as a free download. The download will be available for 12 hours on Sunday December 11th. The German-language version of the e-book will be available exactly one week later. As a goodwill offering, Uwe Skrzypczak and his publisher Rockynook will be making the English language version of the book available again on Sunday December 18th (There will be another news story nearer the time). This will be the only legal method of getting the book for free, so please do not share other download links.

Tamron supports Sony NEX with E-mount 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC

Tamron has announced the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC superzoom for the E-mount used on Sony’s NEX cameras. The lens, which comes in two colors, makes it the first third-party manufacturer to offer an autofocus lens for any mirrorless camera system. Unlike the existing, DSLR version, the E-mount lens uses a stepping motor designed specifically for working with contrast-detection AF. The lens offers an image-stabilized 27-300mm equivalent field-of-view on the NEX and comes as an alternative to the Sony 18-200mm. Sales will start in Japan on December 15th.

Leica Announces V-Lux 3 superzoom

Leica has announced the V-Lux 3, a 24x superzoom with 12.1MP CMOS sensor. The camera has a 4.5 – 108mm F2.8-5.2 image stabilized lens, equivalent to 25-600mm in 35mm film terms. The camera is also capable of 1080p60 video capture with stereo sound and 12fps shooting at full resolution. Unlike the otherwise similar Panasonic DMC-FZ150, the Leica comes with both Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements. It will be available from January 2012. We’ve been using a production V-Lux 3 for a few days and have prepared a samples gallery that will be published shortly.

Leica V-Lux 3 samples gallery

Using the Canon PowerShot S100

We’ve just published our first impressions of the Canon PowerShot S100. Our full review of the S100 is being delayed by concerns that the samples we’ve used may not be representative of final product. In this article Reviews Editor Barnaby Britton explains the delay, and shares his personal impressions of the camera’s handling, operation and image quality.

Compact Flash Association announces XQD card format

The Compact Flash Association has announced the development of the XQD memory card format. The smaller XQD format is based around the PCI Express specifications, allowing write speeds of 125MB/sec and beyond. The association says the first example cards will be shown at the CP+ trade show in Japan, in February 2012. No details of capacities or which camera makers are likely to support the standard are given.

10 Essential Color Management Devices

Sigma to launch non-stabilized 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC HSM for Sony and Pentax

Sigma is launching a non-stabilized version of its 17-50mm F2.8 EX DG HSM for Sony and Pentax. The lens replaces the existing OS versions for these two mounts, for which most cameras have built-in stabilization. The latest version will be available from December 9th. The Japanese recommended selling price remains the same as for the OS version.

Nikon announces SB-910 high-end Speedlight

Nikon has announced the SB-910, the flagship flashgun in its Speedlight range. Replacing the SB-900, the 910 gains the simpler graphic user interface (GUI) of the less powerful SB-700. Its more advanced thermal protection system slows the flash recycle time, rather than it simply shutting down to prevent overheating. It comes with hard filters for matching fluorescent and tungsten lighting and automatically switches the camera’s white balance to match the filter. Similarly it adjusts the available zoom steps to suit the body (FX or DX) that it’s attached to. The SB910 will be available from mid-December, priced around $549.95.

Understanding magnification in macro photography

Nature photographer Erez Marom explains the role that magnification plays in successful macro photography. In this latest installment of his instructional series, he examines the relationship between a subject’s actual size and the size at which it is projected onto the imaging sensor. He also details an accurate method for determining the magnification capabilities of your lens.

Ricoh to make 16MP APS-C GXR zoom module

Ricoh has added a 24-85mm equivalent zoom camera unit, based around an APS-C sized CMOS sensor, to its product roadmap. The roadmap on the company’s Japanese site shows the module, scheduled for an ‘Early 2012′ launch, will be built around a 16MP APS-C CMOS sensor. Given the company’s use of 12MP Sony sensors in its A12 modules, it seems likely this zoom module will be built around a version of Sony’s impressive 16MP chip that underpins several recent Sony, Nikon and Pentax models. No details are given on price or aperture range. (via DC Watch)

Samyang updates 8mm F3.5 fisheye with CPU for Nikon

Samyang has updated its 8mm F3.5 fisheye lens in Nikon mount, adding a CPU to allow better-integrated operation in auto exposure modes. The Samyang AE 8mm 1:3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye CS allows for full control over exposure from the camera, enables i-TTL flash exposure control, and records lens-related data into image EXIF data. Like its predecessor, the optical design includes 10 elements in 7 groups, with one hybrid aspheric element. The lens is manual focus only, and is designed for use on DX format SLRs. It will be priced at €325 (approx $430 / £280).

Fujifilm releases X-S1 premium EXR 26X superzoom

Fujifilm has announced the X-S1, a premium-grade superzoom compact. The X-S1 is part of the company’s high-end ‘X Series’ and is built around the same 12MP 2/3″ CMOS sensor as the X10 compact. Despite the comparatively large sensor, it manages to include a 26X 24-624mm equivalent F2.8-5.6 zoom lens. It also features Raw shooting, a 1.44M dot electronic viewfinder and 460,000 dot rear LCD along with a rubberized coating and metal dials to emphasize its premium ‘Made in Japan’ status.

Olympus PEN Mini review

We’ve just published our review of the Olympus E-PM1: the PEN Mini. The Mini is the least expensive, and most compact-camera-user orientated, Micro Four Thirds model yet released. It’s built around the long-serving 12MP sensor but includes the latest, impressively fast AF system from the most recent PENS. In keeping with its point-and-shoot ethos, the PEN Mini features few external controls, yet has extensive customization if you want a camera to grow into. Does this result in a model with broad appeal or a camera with an identity crisis? Read our review to find out.

Nikon Coolpix P7100 studio comparison samples

Just posted: JPEG and raw studio samples from the Nikon Coolpix P7100. In preparation for a forthcoming review, we have shot our standard studio test scene with the Nikon Coolpix P7100. To allow easy comparison with its peers, we have now added these shots to our comparison database. As such the P7100 can now be selected from the pull-down list within both our standalone studio comparison tool and the comparison pages in any review.

10 photography accessories for under $250

Affordable accessories roundup published. Photography can be an expensive hobby, but there are plenty of photographic accessories available that won’t break the bank. In this buyers’ guide Matt Golowczynski focuses on ten accessories for less than $250 that deserve a place on your holiday season shopping list.

Canon Powershot S100 studio comparison samples

JPEG and Raw studio samples from the Canon Powershot S100 and Nikon J1. In preparation for our forthcoming reviews, we have shot our standard studio test scene with both the Canon Powershot S100 and Nikon J1. To allow easy comparison with their peers, we have now added these shots to our comparison tool. Both the S100 and J1 can now be selected from the pull-down list within any review or in our standalone comparison tool.

US customers willing to spend more for Nikon

Product advice/market research website ‘MyProductAdvisor’ is claiming that US customers are willing to pay more for Nikon than for other camera brands. Strong consumer engagement with camera brands will come as no surprise to anyone who’s spent time on camera forums, but it’s interesting to see figures suggesting this translates to a willingness to spend more. The company’s figures suggest Canon can command the second-largest price premium with customers showing some willingness to pay more for Olympus, Panasonic and Fujifilm. This could explain the logic behind Nikon’s comparatively high pricing of its 1 System.

Third-party Lenses for Enthusiasts

We’ve published our roundup of ten of the most interesting third-party lenses for enthusiast photographers. There are a huge number of lenses available from third-party manufacturers that at least match, and sometimes exceed the quality of more expensive models from camera manufacturers. In this four-page roundup, Matt Golowczynski highlights ten stand-out lenses by category.

Sony SLT-A65 review

our review of the Sony SLT-A65. When the SLT-A65 was launched it risked being overshadowed by the flagship A77 model. However, the A65 could prove to be the more significant camera in the SLT line-up as it offers many of the A77’s features at a more attainable price point. Offering 24MP capture, a 10fps continuous shooting rate, full-time live view with phase-detection AF as well as a raft of other innovative features, the A65 is unique in its market segment. On paper, it appears significantly more capable in some respects than peers such as the Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i and Nikon D5100. Click here to jump straight to the the review and see if it lives up to this promise.

Casio Japan announces Exilim EX-ZR200 CMOS compact superzoom

Casio Japan has announced the Exilim EX-ZR200, a 16MP compact superzoom with a back-lit CMOS sensor. No details of a US or European launch have yet been given but, with its 24-300mm equivalent zoom lens and 30fps full resolution shooting and PASM modes, it’s extremely likely it will replace the EX-ZR100. Like the ZR100, it can shoot 1080p30 movies with H.264 compression. It also features multi-image modes to capture ultra-wide angle shots and create background blur. (from DCWatch)

Ricoh announces CX6 CMOS compact superzoom

Ricoh has announced the CX6, the latest in its line of compact superzoom cameras. It features a 10MP back-lit CMOS sensor and the familiar 10.7x 28-300mm equivalent image stabilized zoom lens. The latest model features improved processing and hardware to offer faster focusing (with claimed AF times as fast as 0.1 sec), as well as a dedicated movie shooting button. It also gains Aperture and Shutter Priority exposure modes and the Sony WhiteMagic 1.23M dot VGA LCD screen.

Fujifilm X10 Preview Samples Gallery

We’ve published a gallery of 32 JPEG images shot with the 12MP Fujifilm X10. The X10 is Fujifilm’s first foray into the luxury end of the enthusiast compact camera market, and takes many of its styling cues from the APS-C format X100. Key features include a 28-112mm (equivalent) f/2-2.8 zoom lens and Fujifilm’s unique ‘EXR’ sensor technology. Our samples were taken in a range of different environments and in a range of different modes, including the 6MP noise and dynamic-range optimized ‘SN’ and ‘DR’ EXR modes.

NASA captures the earth at night with Nikon D3S

German videographer Michael König has compiled a breathtaking HD video from footage shot from the International Space Station. The original video clips, that König has processed and set to music, were created from a series of time-lapse stills of the Earth at night and include footage of Aurora Borealis and Australis. Viewing the original still images on NASA’s ‘The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth’ website reveals they were shot with a Nikon D3S with 17-35mm F2.8 and 14-24mm F2.8 lenses (via Daily Mail).

Android and iOS App Tools For Photographers

Mobile photography and app blogger Joanne Carter takes a look at the growing number of iOS and Android apps that are designed as photography tools. Whether you need to plan a sunset shoot, manage legal forms for your models, calculate flash exposure, or transfer files to your mobile device while you are shooting wirelessly, this article looks at some of the best apps currently available for both enthusiast and professional photographers.

Panasonic Lumix DMC GX1 hands-on preview and video

Just Posted: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 hands-on preview and video. We’ve spent a few days with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1, the long-awaited successor to the popular GF1. The enthusiast-oriented GX1 features a 16MP sensor, touchscreen interface and an abundance of external buttons and dials. We take a closer look at Panasonic’s newest Micro Four Thirds camera, including a hands-on video highlighting some of the main features.

Panasonic unveils DMC-GX1 Micro Four Thirds camera

Panasonic has announced the Lumix DMC-GX1, an enthusiast-oriented model that bears more than a passing resemblance to the Lumix DMC-GF1. The GX1 sports a 16MP ‘Live MOS’ sensor, a maximum ISO sensitivity setting of 12,800, a touchscreen interface and a revamped AF system. The GX1 is also the first camera compatible with Panasonic’s brand new high-resolution LVF2 viewfinder, sold separately. The GX1 is available in a black or silver body with MSRP starting at $699.99 / £499.99 / €599.99 without lens.

Panasonic launches DMC-3D1 compact camera for 3D and 2D images

Panasonic announces the Lumix 3D1, a twin lens 4x optical zoom compact camera that records 3D and 2D still images as well as 1080i HD video. The camera’s dual 12MP ‘High Sensitivity MOS’ sensors are powered by a Venus Engine processor and allow the user to capture both 2D stills and HD video simultaneously, with each lens able to focus and zoom independently of one another. The 3D1 captures up to 8fps and features a 3.5″ touchscreen. The MSRP is $499.99.

Canon unveils Cinema EOS C300 interchangeable-lens video camera

Canon has unveiled the EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera interchangeable-lens video camera at a press event in Los Angeles. Available in in two models, the EOS C300 comes with an EF mount, while the EOS C300 PL features a PL mount. Both models feature an 8.3MP Super 35mm-equivalent CMOS sensor developed specially for the system, a modular design and a new range of dedicated video lenses. The C300 is scheduled to be available in late January 2012 for an estimated list price of $20,000.

Red Digital Cinema releases Scarlet-X

Red Digital Cinema has released the Scarlet-X professional video camera with Canon EF or PL mount. With 4K video from 1-30 fps and burst modes up to 12 fps at 5K resolution, it enables users to capture motion footage and still content simultaneously. Available for pre-orders, the basic kit (which is primarily the body, or as Red calls it “The Brain”) is priced at $9750 while the Scarlet-X AL Canon Mount Package is priced at $14,015 and includes such essentials as a power adaptor, 5″ touch LCD, and hand grip.

Canon announces seven EF Cinema lenses

Alongside the EOS C300, Canon has launched seven EF Cinema lens series, all of which carry a new ‘CN-E’ designation. Two zooms, a 14.5-60mm T2.6 L and 30-300mm T2.95-3. 7 L, will each be available in EF and PL mounts and be compatible with both Super 35mm-equivalent and APS-C cameras. Meanwhile the 24mm T1.5L, 50mm T1.3L and 85mm T1.3L primes will come in EF mount and be compatible with all sensor sizes up to 35mm full frame. All of the lenses feature manual focus and aperture control, and include an 11-blade aperture diaphragm for attractive defocus effects.

Eye-Fi announces Mobile X2 wireless SD card

Eye-Fi has announced the Mobile X2 SD card that allows users to wirelessly connect cameras to their smartphones and tablets. The card’s Direct Mode technology enables instant uploads via Android and Apple mobile devices running the soon-to-be available free apps. The Mobile X2 is effectively an 8GB version of the company’s Connect X2 card – the Direct Mode function will be available for current X2 card users as a free upgrade. Priced at $79.99, it the Mobile X2 card will be available from April 17.

Macro shooting – point-of-view and capturing the moment

In Part Four of his series on creating compelling macro photographs, Erez Marom talks about composition and timing. Taking photographs from a similar point-of-view to that of the subject gives a more natural image, he argues. He also considers the importance of capturing not just an interesting subject, but an interesting moment, to create a captivating image

Fujifilm X10 hands-on preview and video

Our Fujiflm X10 Hands on preview and video. We’ve been using Fujifilm’s enthusiast level compact camera for a couple of days and have prepared a hands-on preview article and video. The X10 combines a bright 4x stabilized zoom lens with extensive direct control and the attractive rangefinder-esque styling of its big brother, the X100. We take a closer look at the camera and what it offers and we’ll supplement the article with a samples gallery next week

Preview and first impressions of using the Nikon V1

Hands-on preview and real-world shooting experience with the Nikon 1 system. Launched last month, the Nikon J1 and V1 small-sensor mirrorless cameras have created a lot of discussion among our readers. We’ve been using both the Nikon J1 and V1 for some time, and ahead of our usual full review treatment we have prepared a brief hands-on preview, preview video and a 3-page article about using the higher-end V1 model.

In-depth Sony SLT-A77 review

our in-depth review of the Sony SLT-A77. Sony’s latest flagship APS-C camera is the long-awaited replacement for the well-respected A700 DSLR and the most sophisticated camera to use the company’s SLT design. We’ve paid particular attention to the benefits offered by its two key features: its 24MP CMOS sensor and its autofocus system that continues to operate at the camera’s maximum 12fps shooting speed. We also had a look around for signs of the infamous ‘ghosting’ glitch that put some people off previous SLT models. Click here to see what we found.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V review

We’ve just posted our review of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V. This Sony superzoom features a 16MP ‘Exmor’ back-illuminated CMOS sensor, 10fps burst capability, a 30x (27-810mm equiv.) optical zoom and the ability to output 1080p60 HD video. This latest model also includes some very useful scenes modes including Backlight Correction HDR for capturing scenes with a wide dynamic range, and Hand-held Twilight mode for cleaner low-light images. How does this camera stack up against the competition? To find out, we’ve taken this opportunity to publish studio comparison samples for both the Nikon Coolpix P500 and the Olympus SP810 UZ.

Sony USA: too soon to know impact of Thai flooding on SLT-A65 and NEX-7

Sony USA says it is too soon to know what effect the floods in Thailand will have on A65 and NEX-7 shipments. In response to reports from Japan that the launches will be delayed, a spokesman said: ‘In Japan, a press announcement was made on October 20th regarding launch delays to the Japanese market. This does not apply to the US market, as the impact of the flood on US product shipping is still under investigation.’ He also said that, as a: ‘”temporary emergency operation”, Sony is planning to move production of Alpha / NEX to another factory facility in Thailand that was unaffected by the flood.’ Nikon, meanwhile, has made no further comment, beyond confirming that its sole factory making APS-C DSLRs is currently out of action. So far the company’s Chinese-made 1 Series mirrorless models and lenses appear unaffected. Updated: Nikon issues revised statement.

Olympus shares suffer as former CEO goes on the attack

Former Olympus CEO Michael Woodford has launched a scathing attack on the company, following his removal from his post. Olympus had said Woodford was removed from his post over a difference in strategic direction between him and the rest of the Board of Directors. In a frank interview with the Financial Times, Woodford calls this ‘utter nonsense’ and states his belief that his removal relates to an investigation he had commissioned, into unusual payments and his suggestion that the board’s Chairman and Vice Chairman should stand down over the issue. In response to suggestions that Olympus may try to prosecute him for disclosing this information, Woodford says: ‘Bring it on.’

Canon EOS-1D X professional DSLR announcement and overview

Canon has announced the launch of the EOS-1D X, its latest flagship professional DSLR. The 18MP camera is built around a full-frame sensor capable of shooting at up to 14 frames per second (12fps with AF), allowing it to replace both the 1D Mark IV and 1DS Mark III in Canon’s lineup. Despite looking like previous 1D cameras, it’s been extensively reworked (it includes more professional video features than any other Canon DSLR), so we took the opportunity to talk to Canon USA’s Technical Advisor, Chuck Westfall about the camera and its features.

Nikon V1 comparison shots added to dpreview database

We’ve just posted studio test samples from the Nikon V1 – the Japanese manufacturer’s enthusiast-targeted small sensor mirrorless camera which is built around what the company is calling a ‘CX’ format 10MP CMOS sensor. In the process of working on the forthcoming in-depth review of the V1, we have shot our standard studio test scene. To allow easy comparison with its peers, we have now added these shots – both out of camera JPEGs and processed RAW files (with Adobe ACR 6.6 Beta) – to our comparison tool, found in our existing reviews. The V1 can now be selected from the pull-down list within any review or in our standalone comparison tool.

Sony NEX-7 Hands-on Video Preview

Our hands-on video preview of the Sony NEX-7. The NEX-7 is Sony’s enthusiast mirrorless camera, combining a 24MP CMOS sensor with a 2.4M dot OLED electronic viewfinder and more physical controls than on any of the previous NEX cameras. There’s been a lot of interest in camera, so we’ve prepared a hands-on preview video to show what it can do. There will be a more extensive written preview published next week, as part of the process of writing a full review but, in the meantime, we hope this video helps give you an idea of what to expect.

Sony posts firmware updates for SLT-A77 and SLT-A65

Sony has released firmware v1.03 for its SLT-A77 and A65 cameras. Currently only available via the company’s Asia site (the first region in which the cameras are widely available), the upgrade promises to improve the responsiveness of the control dials and function buttons, along with the speed of switching between EVF and LCD modes. It also adds support for the HVL-MT24AM macro flash accessory.

Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-G3 and DMC-GF3

A week after posting a firmware update for its G-system cameras, Panasonic has announced firmware updates for its DMC-G3 and GF3 Micro Four Thirds cameras. Version 1.2 improves compatibility of both cameras with Four Thirds lenses when mounted via the DMW-MA1 adapter. The updates are available for immediate download from Panasonic’s website.

Leica M9 comparison shots added to dpreview database

We’ve just added Leica M9 studio shots to our comparison tool. As part of our forthcoming review of the Sigma SD1, we’ll be comparing it to a range of large-sensor, high-resolution cameras, which meant including the Leica M9. The shots, actually taken with an M9-P, should not be seen as a signal of a full review of the camera but do help put its image quality in context against its peers.

Fujifilm announces pricing and availability of the X10 enthusiast compact

Fujifilm has announced its X10 enthusiast compact will start shipping from November 2011 at a recommended retail price of $599.95. Announced last month, the retro-styled camera features a bright F2.0-2.8, 28-112mm-equivalent lens and is built around the company’s 12MP 2/3″ (6.6 x 8.8mm) EXR CMOS sensor.

Book review: 500 Poses for Photographing Women

How well your subjects are posed can make the difference between a photoshoot that looks professional, and one that looks amateurish. Richly illustrated, Michelle Perkins’ book ’500 Poses for Photographing Women: A Visual Sourcebook for Portrait Photographers’ provides hundreds of examples of female portraits. Click through to read Adam Koplan’s review.

Sigma reveals 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM with ‘FLD’ glass

Sigma has released version II of its 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM superzoom lens. The latest version adds Sigma’s FLD glass, the ‘fluorite-like’ glass co-developed with Hoya and features a revised design (it now features a narrower body and 18 elements in 14 groups, rather than the 13 groups of its predecessor). The lens will be available for Canon, Nikon, Sigma, Pentax and Sony systems (without optical stabilization on the last two mounts). MSRP will be $720.

JVC launches GC-PX10 hybrid 12MP stills/1080p video camera in US

JVC has announced the GC-PX10, a 12 megapixel/1080p60 hybrid stills/video camera with 10x optical zoom. The model, which combines a 1/2.3″ back-illuminated CMOS sensor can shoot 1080p60 video at bitrates of up to 36Mbps, full-resolution images at 30fps or 8.3MB images at 60fps. The camera, which appears to be a US version of the previously-announced, Japan-only GC-PX1, can also capture slow-motion video at 300fps. It includes 32GB of built-in memory, as well as accepting SDXC, SDHC and SD cards.

Olympus E-PM1 (PEN Mini) preview and video

Olympus PEN Mini preview and video. Behind the bluster of the latest announcements, the Olympus E-PM1 has started hitting the shelves. In many respects it’s pretty similar to the E-PL3 (and it features most of that camera’s enhancements over the previous PEN models). It’s built around the familiar 12MP sensor, shoots 1080i60 HD video and features an array of Olympus’ Art Filters. It stands out in one respect though – it’s the least expensive mirrorless interchangeable lens camera we’ve yet seen (in terms of list price). We’re working on a review but, in the meantime, have put together a preview article and video.

Sony NEX-5N 16MP mirrorless camera

Our review of the Sony NEX-5N. The 5N is the second generation of Sony’s more enthusiast-focused mirrorless models. It offers the well-respected 16MP APS-C sensor and the option to fit an external electronic viewfinder. Although the bodywork is near indistinguishable from the original NEX-5, the latest model gains a touch-screen interface and in-camera lens correction processing as two of the most obvious of its many changes. We’ve spent some time getting familiar with the 5N, to see if it delivers on the NEX concept’s considerable promise.

Tamron offers 17-50mm F2.8 VC prize for dpreview challenge

Tamron is offering an F2.8 zoom to the winner of a Travel and Nature challenge on dpreview.com. The competition, open to any registered dpreview member, runs until October 24th. The winner will be decided by public vote over the following seven days. The winning photographer will receive a Tamron SP 17-50mm F/2.8 Di II XR VC LD Aspherical (IF) in Canon or Nikon mount (Full-frame shooters can request an unstabilized 28-75mm F2.8 instead), making this the first dpreview challenge with a competition prize.

How to shoot creative canine photographs

Professional animal photographer Andy Sheng tells us how to shoot creative canine photography. In this first part of his series he demonstrates how to capture the natural beauty and personality of a dog and shows us some of his favorite images.

Sony SLT-A77 studio comparison samples updated with ACR 6.5

Updated Sony SLT A-77 studio comparison RAW shots. We’ve just re-processed our A-77 shots of the standard studio test scene with the latest version of Adobe Camera RAW – ACR 6.5. (we had originally used a beta version of ACR 6.5). The differences are fairly minimal but the updated shots are are now available in the comparison tool.

Article: Introduction to travel photography

Steve Davey is a professional landscape and travel photographer. In this article he shares some of his favorite images and tells us about his experiences, his methods and the gear he takes with him when working on the road.

ACD Systems launches ACDSee Pro 5 and ACDSee v14

ACD Systems has announced the launch of ACDSee Pro 5 and ACDSee version 14. Pro 5 builds on the software’s database and organization heritage by gaining image editing tools such as Dodge and Burn, split toning and sharpening tools. This is in addition to its Raw conversion capabilities. Meanwhile, ACDSee v14 adds geotagging options, improved metadata tools and the special effects and drawing tools that are also new to Pro 5. Alongside the launches, the company has announced ACDSee Online, a Raw-capable cloud-based storage and archiving service that doesn’t require ownership of the company’s software.

Nikon updates Capture NX adding Raw support for V1/J1

Nikon has announced version 2.2.8 of its Capture NX image editing software. The latest version resolves minor bugs and extends Raw support to the recently released Nikon 1 V1 and J1 mirrorless cameras, and the Coolpix P7100 enthusiasts’ compact.

Sony SLT-A77 studio comparison samples

We have just posted studio test samples from the Sony SLT-A77. In the process of working on the forthcoming in-depth review of the A77, we have shot our standard studio test scene. To allow easy comparison with its peers, we have now added these shots to our comparison tool, found in our existing reviews. The A77 can now be selected from the pull-down list within any review or our standalone comparsion tool.

Sony offers NEX-5N adjustment for users experiencing video clicking

Sony has posted a note on its support site saying it will modify NEX-5N cameras of users troubled by clicking noises during video recording. The company points out that the phenomenon only occurs: ‘if the camera undergoes sudden motion while recording; motion generally inconsistent with smooth video recording.’ But has said it will make an ‘adjustment’ to the cameras (during the warranty period) of users who feel they’re likely to encounter the issue. The company doesn’t say that only people combining jogging with their videography need apply, but…

How to take great pictures of seascapes

Josie Reavely writes about how to capture something interesting and different from the coast. Beautiful seascapes shot in stunning locations can really enhance your image collection. Read the tips in this article to increase your chances of success and get your images of the coastline to the next level.

Nikon announces Nikon 1 system with V1 small sensor mirrorless camera

Nikon has announced the V1 enthusiast small sensor mirrorless camera. Built around what the company is calling a ‘CX’ format 10MP CMOS sensors, the cameras is part of the company’s new Nikon 1 line. The V1 is intended as the higher-end model in the lineup and features magnesium alloy construction and a 1.4M dot electronic viewfinder. It also has an accessory port allowing the connection of the SB-N5 mini speedlight or GP-N100 GPS unit. Unlike the J1, it can switch between mechanical and electronic shutter. In common with the J1, in can shoot 1080i60 or 1080p30 video and combines phase detection and contrast detection autofocus, in movie shooting or 10fps continuous bursts. The 1″ type sensor (13.2mm x 8.8mm) gives a 2.7x crop. The V1 kit with 10-30mm (27-81mm equiv.) lens will be $899.95 and will be available around October 20th. An adapter allowing the use of Nikon F-mount lenses will follow.

Nikon unveils J1 small sensor mirrorless camera as part of Nikon 1 system

Nikon has announced the J1 small sensor mirrorless camera. The J1 is the more compact, less expensive model in the line up and, like the V1, features Hybrid autofocus (combining phase detection and contrast detection AF) that allows the camera to shoot at up to 10 frames-per-second with autofocus. The J1 has only an electronic shutter, limiting sync speed to 1/60th of a second but allowing shutter speeds of up to 1/16000th of a second. It’s built around a 1″ type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) 10MP CMOS sensor, giving a 2.7x crop, which Nikon is calling ‘CX’ format. Like the V1, it can shoot 1080i60 video. The J1 kit with 10-30mm (27-81mm equiv.) lens will be $649.95. Again, the J1 is expected to arrive in the US around October 20th.

Hands-on images from the Nikon 1 launch, including mock-up lenses

Live report from the New York launch of the Nikon 1 system. Dpreview.com attended the unveiling of Nikon’s new mirrorless camera system, which included the launch of the J1 and V1 cameras. We had a chance to handle the cameras and their associated accessories. Here are our images from the event, including mock-ups of possible future lenses.

Nikon releases four ’1 Nikkor lenses’ for Nikon 1 system

Alongside the J1 and V1, Nikon has launched four lenses for its Nikon 1 system. The lenses, designed for the 1″-type CX sensors, start with the 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm F3.5-5.6, 27-81mm equivalent kit zoom. In additon there will be a 1 Nikkor VR 30-110mm F3.8-5.6 lens, which gives a 81-297mm equiv range. Finally there will be the 27mm equiv. 1 Nikkor 10mm F2.8 pancake lens. There will also be a 1 Nikkor VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 (27-270mm equivalent) power zoom lens for video capture.

Sony SLT-A35 review published

We’ve published our review of the Sony SLT-A35. This latest model in Sony’s series of ‘translucent mirror’ cameras incorporates almost all the features of the original A33 and A55 but includes what Sony promises is an improved 16MP sensor, and handful of extra processing options. The only real losses compared to the A33 are the articulated rear screen and $50 from the MSRP of the 18-55mm lens kit, taking it down to $699. Is this enough to compete in the crowded entry-level segment? Read our review to find out.

Just posted: Our in-depth Olympus E-PL3 review

We’ve published our Olympus PEN Lite/E-PL3 review along with studio comparison shots fron the Sony NEX-5N. The E-PL3 squeezes much of the capability of its big brother, the E-P3, into a smaller, simplified body. It gains the faster autofocus and Full HD (60i) video of the third-generation PEN models, while it also adds a tilting LCD and 5fps burst shooting mode. These all represent significant improvements over the larger, heavier E-PL2 it replaces. Could this be the mirrorless model that would-be compact camera upgraders should be looking to?

Mountain bike photography technique

Whether it’s on a recreational level or part of the pro race scene, access to mountain bike photography is usually very straightforward. A DSLR with a standard zoom lens is all the kit you need. Read the technique tips in this article and you are ready to get started.

What we want in a macro shot – part 2

In this latest part of his series on macro photography Erez Marom demonstrates the important role the background plays in creating a successful macro photograph. Learn how to take control of this image-defining element.

Ricoh adds features with final GR Digital III firmware update

Ricoh has announced it will update the firmware of its GRD III enthusiast compact camera. The update, due in mid October, is the fifth feature-adding revision for the high-end model and includes several additional features that have come from its GXR and GRD IV cameras. These include the ability to assign an additional option to the ‘Adj.’ lever and the locking of the power button if the optional new GL-1 metal lens cap is fitted. The company says this will be the final update for the GRD III.

Canon PowerShot S100 hands-on preview

 Canon PowerShot S100 hands-on preview. We’ve had a chance to use the S100 and find just what’s changed from the much-liked S95. The example we had was too early for us to be allowed to shoot with but we’ve studied the details (such as the maximum available aperture through its zoom range), to give you an idea of what Canon’s latest enthusiast compact brings.

Ricoh GR Digital IV hands-on preview

Ricoh GR Digital IV hands-on preview. We’ve been loaned a pre-production GRD 4, which we’ve closely examined to see what this latest model offers. Although the core specification (28mm equiv. lens and 10MP CCD sensor) appear unchanged, there have been plenty of updates. These include the addition of image stabilization, ‘Hybrid AF’ and the first application we’ve seen of Sony’s ‘WhiteMagic’ RGBW high-res LCD. Click here to find out how Ricoh has refreshed its high-end enthusiast compact.

Canon announces PowerShot S100 12MP CMOS enthusiast compact

Canon has announced the PowerShot S100 – the latest in its line of small enthusiast compacts. The S100 features a broader, 5x lens range (24-120mm equiv.), the company’s latest image stabilization and built-in GPS. The interesting specification, from our perspective, is the 12MP CMOS sensor. It’s the company’s second compact camera sensor, following the slightly disappointing example in 2008’s PowerShot SX1. As with the S95, the sensor remains of the larger 1/1.7″ type used in high-end compacts.

Canon launches PowerShot SX40 HS 35x CMOS superzoom

Canon has launched the PowerShot SX40 HS – a 12MP CMOS-based superzoom with 35x zoom. The SX40 steps into the place of the SX30 and offers a 24-840mm equivalent zoom range. It can shoot at up to 10.3 frames per second for 8 shots and can capture 1080p24 HD video. An ‘Intelligent IS’ system attempts to assess the shooting conditions and use the most appropriate stabilization mode, to make the camera’s huge lens range usable.

Ricoh unveils GR Digital IV 10MP enthusiast compact with ‘Hybrid AF’

Ricoh has unveiled the Ricoh GR Digital IV – the latest in its series of high-end, fixed focal-length compacts. The GRD IV is still built around a 10MP 1/1.7″ CCD sensor but gains sensor-shift image stabilization. It also adds ‘Hybrid AF’ that uses twin CMOS AF sensors allowing the camera to assess focus distance and bring focus times down to 0.2 sec (twice the speed of the GRD III). This, combined with the camera’s distinctly photographer-focused interface and compact size, prompts the company to tout the GR Digital IV as a street-shooting tool. The camera also gains a high-resolution RGBW 1.23M dot LCD. There will also be a limited-edition white version for the first time.

Kodak announces Easyshare M5370 touch-screen 5x compact

Kodak has released three cameras, including the Easyshare Touch M5370; a 16MP, 5x zoom touch-screen compact. It features a 28-140mm equivalent lens and follows Samsung’s trend of using MicroSD cards. The company has also created the Z5010 14MP 21x (25-525mm equiv.) superzoom and the M5350, which appears to offer a similar spec to the M5370 but without touch-screen and taking full-size SD cards.

SanDisk launches 90MB/s SDXC cards and Eye-Fi cards in Europe

Sandisk has announced a series of cards including SDXC UHS-I cards capable of 95MB/s transfer speeds and Eye-Fi wireless cards for the European market. The SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I cards are based on the SD 3.0 standards and can write at 90MB/s to allow bursts of large Raw files or 1080p60 video. They will be available in sizes from 8 to 64Gb. Meanwhile there will be 4 and 8Gb SanDisk/Eye-Fi co-branded cards available in Europe. It’s not clear if these differ from the existing Eye-Fi products. (via Megapixel)

Richard Franiec says E-PL3 accessory grip also suitable for PEN Mini

Richard Franiec has announced that his accessory grip for the Olympus E-PL3 will start shipping on September 15th and has confirmed it will fit the PEN Mini (E-PM1). The aluminium grips are available at a cost of $34.95 plus shipping.

Panasonic DMC-LX5 firmware v2 studio shots posted

Just posted: Panasonic LX5 studio shots updated with firmware v2.0. The latest firmware for the DMC-LX5 is now available, so we’ve taken the enthusiast compact back into the studio to see what differences it makes. As well as improvements to the already impressive AF speed, Panasonic has also added an extra ‘Noise Reduction’ option in the menu. This applies additional noise reduction at ISO 1600 and 3200 (the highest full-resolution settings). We’ve included both NR on and Off in our comparisons at these settings.

Olympus offers firmware v1.2 for E-5 Four Thirds DSLR

Olympus has announced a firmware update for its flagship E-5 DSLR. Firmware version 1.2 ensures the movement of the dial on the optional HLD-4 battery grip matches the movement of the selected AF point. The update can be installed either via the Olympus imaging software or by downloading a stand-alone installer.

Pentax unveils Optio RZ18 compact superzoom

Pentax has announced the Optio RZ18 – a compact superzoom camera with 18x zoom lens. The RZ18 combines a very flexible zoom range (25-450mm equivalent) with a 16MP image stabilized CCD sensor. It also features a 460,000 dot LCD and can shoot 720p HD video at 30 frames per second. The RZ18 will be available from October at a recommended price of $299.

Panasonic DMC-FZ150 studio samples re-shot

Updated Panasonic DMC-FZ150 studio comparison shots. We’ve just re-shot our standard studio test scene with the latest firmware (1.0), and these are now in the comparison tool. During the process, we were able to compare the improvements made between the pre-production image output from firmware v0.2 and the final, consumer-ready quality. As well as updating the samples, we’ve made a demonstration of the difference – click for more.

Featured article: What we want in a macro shot – part 1

Nature photographer Erez Marom gives us more insight into his macro shooting techniques and explains how lighting and depth of field can make or break a great macro photograph.

Corel launches PaintShop Pro X4 image processing software

Corel has launched the latest version of its PaintShop Pro image processing software. PaintShop Pro X4 has been updated in response to user feedback and adds a series of photography-targeted tools including HDR tools, a ‘selective focus’ processing tool and the ability to add vignetting to images. The speed and accessibility of the product have also been addressed, along with the addition of tools for sending images to social networking sites. PaintShop Pro X4 will be available for $79 or $99 for the ‘Ultimate’ version that includes Nik Color Efex 3.0 filters and other extras.

Sony gives more detail of its OLED viewfinder

Sony Japan has published more detail about the OLED viewfinder used in the NEX-7, SLT-A77, SLT-A65 and the optional EVF for the NEX-5N. The display is manufactured by Sony and is based on white OLEDs that sit behind colored filters, rather than the red, green and blue colored OLEDs used in many other displays. This could explain the apparent higher color accuracy of the Sony display (since it’s easier to adjust the behavior of a color filter than change the emission color of an OLED).

Just Posted: Panasonic DMC-FH7 compact camera review

Our review of the Panasonic DMC-FH7. It’s the first of a new style of short review, that we’ll use to allow us to review more compact cameras, between the big large-sensor-camera reviews. The Panasonic FH7 is a 4x (28-112mm equiv.) zoom compact with a 16MP CCD sensor. Impressively for the price, it includes a customizable touch-screen and optical image stabilization.

Panasonic DMC-FZ150 samples added to studio comparison tool

Studio comparison shots from the Panasonic DMC-FZ150 superzoom. We’ve had a DMC-FZ150 in our studio for a few days now and, as promised, have shot our standard test scene with it. The FZ150 replaces the FZ100 and incorporates a lower-resolution 12MP CMOS sensor that the company says will outperform its predecessor’s 14MP chip. Like the FZ100 the FZ150 records Raw images, which we’ve also included in our studio comparison tool.

Featured article: The what and why of wildlife macro photography

In this first part of a series on macro photography, nature photographer Erez Marom explains what macro photography means to him and what rules he follows when out shooting in the wild.

Samsung NX200 Studio Comparison for JPEG

our JPEG studio test samples from the Samsung NX200. In preparation for our forthcoming review of the NX200, we have shot our standard studio test scene. To allow easy comparison with its peers, we have now added these shots to our comparison tool, found in our existing reviews. The NX200 can now be selected from the pull-down list within any review or our standalone comparison tool. Only JPEG comparison is available at the moment, as we are waiting on ACR Raw support for the camera.

Hands-on video of the Samsung NX200

Samsung NX200 hands-on video. We’ve written a full preview of the NX200 but there are times when it’s easier to show than tell. With that in mind, here’s our first hands-on video, which we hope will add a new dimension to our coverage. These won’t replace our written content but will, we hope, add something extra. Let us know what you think.

Samsung NX200 hands-on preview

Our Samsung NX200 hands-on preview. We’ve been using a pre-production NX200 with a series of NX lenses over the past few days and have put together a hands-on preview with image samples gallery. This provides an opportunity to see some of the output from the camera’s new 20.3MP sensor and also gives an insight into how Samsung’s latest NX body behaves.

Samsung announces NX200 mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera

Samsung has announced the NX200 rangefinder-style 20.3MP mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera. The latest in the NX series features a sleek new metal body wrapped around the latest APS-C CMOS sensor from the Korean manufacturer. It can shoot at 7 frames per second and capture 1080p30 HD video.

Featured article: Five of the best tripods for under $450

Tripods are a must-have for long exposures, low light, macro, landscapes, product photography and more. We’ve taken a close look at five of the best models for under $450. Check out our tripod-roundup to find out what we discovered.

Samsung MV800 hands-on first look

Samsung has announced the MV800, a 16MP compact camera with an innovative hinged LCD screen that allows you to take self-portraits with ease, as well as prop the camera up at angles which allow easy tabletop photography. We’ve had an MV800 in the office for a few days now – just long enough to prepare a brief hands-on first look.

Samsung launches MV800 multiview compact camera

Samsung has released the MV800 ‘MultiView’ camera, featuring an LCD panel that flips up to allow more flexible photography. Building on the company’s two-LCD ‘dualview’ idea, the MV800 has a screen that flips all the way up, to allow you to see the 3.0″ rear LCD while taking a self-portrait. The 16.2MP CCD-based camera has a 26-130mm equiv. lens to maximise its flexibility.

Samsung releases WB750 18x compact superzoom

Samsung has launched the WB750, a compact superzoom with an 18x zoom lens. The camera is built around what the company says is a proprietary 12.5MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Despite its slim dimensions, the camera offers a 24-432mm equivalent zoom range with its F3.2-5.8 image stabilized lens. As well as being able to shoot 10 full-resolution frames per second, it can also capture 1080p30 HD video.

Fujifilm announces X10 high-end enthusiast compact

Fujifilm has unveiled the X10 – an enthusiast compact with a F2.0-2.8, 28-112mm-equivalent lens. It’s built around a 2/3″ (6.6 x 8.8mm) CMOS sensor that uses Fujifilm’s EXR pixel arrangement. The 12MP sensor can produce either 12MP images in high resolution mode, under-expose half its pixels to provide 6MP images with greater dynamic range, or combine neighboring pixels for a 6MP high sensitivity mode. The X10 borrows extensively from the styling of the X100 (though its zooming viewfinder means you lose the X100’s hybrid viewfinder), to give a camera that sits conceptually between the Olympus XZ-1 and the Canon Powershot G12.

Ricoh updates features of GXR camera modules

Ricoh has announced a firmware update for its GXR camera units, increasing the available range of features and functions. The updates bring many of the advances made in the recently-announced M-mount module, including improved manual focus magnification. There are also a number of small additions and corrections to other features, including the ability to specify both the ISO limits and minimum shutter speed limit for Auto ISO. The A12 units also gain Bulb and Time exposure modes. The updates can be downloaded from the company’s website.

Sony DSC HX100V 16.2MP superzoom samples added to studio comparison tool

Studio comparison shots from the Sony DSC-HX100V. We’ve just got hold of Sony’s latest superzoom, the 16.2MP HX100 and shot our standard test scene with it. It’s built around the latest 1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55mm) back illuminated CMOS sensor and offers a vast 27-810mm equivalent 30x zoom. Being Sony’s top-of-the-range superzoom, it features a manual control ring that can be switched between controlling zoom and or manual focus. We also have one of its main rivals – the Panasonic DMC-FZ150 in the studio and will add that to the comparison tool as soon as we can.

Panasonic gives details of power zoom-enabling firmware v1.1 for GH2, G3, GF3 and GF2

Panasonic has provided details of a firmware update for its recent G-system cameras to provide full compatibility with the newly-announced Lumix X power zoom lenses. The firmware, which will be available at ‘the beginning of October’ will work with the DMC-GH2, G3, GF3 and GF2, and will provide several additional options for how the powered zoom is controlled. By a process of elimination, it seems reasonable to assume these are the functions that won’t be available to older G-series users (G1, GF1, GH1, G2, G10), and possibly Olympus PEN users.

Richard Franiec grip coming soon for Olympus PEN E-PL3

Accessory grip maker Richard Franiec has announced he is developing a grip for the Olympus PEN Lite (E-PL3). The grip closely mimics the designs he already makes for the Canon S90/S95, Olympus XZ-1, Leica D-Lux 4 and 5, and the Sigma DP series. The anodized aluminium grip attaches to the front of the camera using industrial-grade adhesive tape and provides a hand hold very similar to the one offered by the Panasonic GF2 and GF3. The first batch of grips will be available from mid-September at a cost of $34.95 plus shipping.

Panasonic launches Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 OIS pancake

Panasonic has announced the Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 OIS collapsible power-zoom lens. The pancake zoom represents a series of firsts for Panasonic and the Micro Four Thirds system – it incorporates a lever-operated powered zoom and similarly controlled manual focus system. It is also the first lens to gain the company’s ‘Lumix X’ branding that it will use to denotes high-end performance. The power zoom design with quiet focus and zoom motors joins the stepless aperture design to help optimize the lens for HD video shooting. The company will be pairing the lens with its diminutive DMC-GF3 camera body, or selling it separately for around $399. We’ve been using one of the first pre-production examples of the lens and have prepared a preview that demonstrates its behavior.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 12MP 24x 1080p60 MOS superzoom

  Panasonic anunciou a DMC-FZ150 superzoom 24X com sensor CMOS. Câmera irá substituir FZ100. Seu sensor de 12MP segundo empresa vai superar chip de 14MP seu antecessor. A câmera mantém uma lente equiv 25-600mm, mas agora incorporando “Revestimento de Superfícies Nano” para mitigar os efeitos de reflexões internas. E, assim como seu antecessor, o FX150 mantém a capacidade de gravar imagens Raw. A FZ150 também filma em HD 1080p60 na recém-criado padrão Progressive AVCHD.

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Confira mais exemplos de fotos e fimes feitos com Panasonic DMX-FZ150

Sony revela A77 SLT APS-C rival das DSLR

Sony lançou o SLT-A77, um sucessor para o seu A700 DSLR semi-pro. A A77 há muito prometida usa tecnologia da Sony de espelho translúcido para oferecer uma impressionante taxa de quadros 12 por segundo tiro, apesar de seu sensor CMOS APS de 24MP. Além disso tem a mais alta resolução do visor eletrônico, com um visor OLED 2,4 milhões de pontos. Será que valeu a pena a espera para os fiéis Alpha? Confira os testes iniciais …

Sony NEX-7 press release and specifications

  Sony tornou públicos os rumores sobre NEX-7 high-end câmera mirrorless compacta. Nela consegue espremer uma vasta quantidade de recursos da A77 em um corpo pouco maior do que os modelos existentes NEX. Sensor APS-C com 24MP, visor OLED 2,4Mp em um corpo em liga de magnésio e ainda encontra espaço para um flash pop-up e sapata quente. Pode ser um dos modelos mais caros mirrorless que temos visto, mas é também ímpar, em termos de especificação, por qualquer de seus pares.

Sony anuncia Alpha SLT-A65 DSLRs-compedotor

  A Sony também lançou o Sony Alpha SLT-A65, câmera para consumidores menos exigentes. Fazendo uso de tecnologia de espelho translúcido, a A65 oferece muitas das características de SLT-A77 por um preço consideravelmente mais baixo. Ela inclui o mesmo sensor CMOS APS-C de 24MP e visor de OLED com 2,4 MP. Ela pode disparar até 10 quadros por segundo e inclui todas as capacidades da lente de correção de seu irmão. Confira os testes iniciais …

Sony lensou NEX-5N APS-C mid-range mirrorless compact

   Sony anunciou o Alpha NEX-5N um sucessor para o popular NEX-5. Embora a NEX-5N parece quase idêntico ao NEX-5, elas compartilham muito pouco. Possui um sensor CMOS APS-C de 16MP e uma interface touch-screen. Ele também aproveita a recém-publicado AVCHD 2.0 padrão para oferecer videos HD em 1080p60. Confira testes iniciais …

Nikon CoolPix P7100 anunciado

   Nikon anunciou a CoolPix P7100 – uma versãoatualizada do seu compacto P7000 para entusiastas. O P7100 aborda muitas das falhas que reteve o seu antecessor no nosso round-up no final do ano passado. Notamos melhora nas especificações, ganhando um botão de controle extra e um LCD flip-out, o maior avanço é a capacidade de resposta da câmera (a qualidade de imagem nunca esteve em questão). Confira …

 Nikon CoolPix S1200pj, S8200, S6200 and S100 compacts

  Nikon introduces CoolPix AW100 rugged compact camera

 

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Nikon anuncía vencedores Nikon Photo Contest International 2010-2011 
  Nikon's logo. Click to visit the Nikon website!Nikon Corporation anunciou vencedores da Nikon Photo Contest International 2010-2011. Vencedor Grand Prix é “Learning to fly” do fotógrafo Mr. Debarshi Duttagupta. … (mais)

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Olympus lança VF-3 e anuncía preço da E-PL3 em US, anuncía SP-810UZ 36x super-zoom e revela SZ-11 e VG-145 compact cameras

              

Sony lança DSC-TX55 touch-screen compact e DSC-WX30 câmeras compactas baseadas em sensor CMOS

                

Panasonic lamça FZ47/FZ48 24x super-zooms  Panasonic actualizou a sua série FZ de super-zooms com a DMC-FZ47. A FZ47 tem zoom de 24x 25-600mm com estabilizador, com Nano Revestimento de superfície para minimizar reflexões internas. A câmera foi construída em torno de um sensor CCD de 12,1 megapixel capaz de capturar filmes em HD 1080i60 (50i na variante europeia). Ela também apresenta os efeitos Controle Criativo inicialmente vistos em DMC-G3, bem como modos de cor Style. Excepcionalmente para a sua série FZ, Panasonic não incluiu capacidade Raw.
Veja seleção de melhores câmeras zoom compact

A categoria super-zoom compacta é uma das grandes histórias de sucesso dos últimos anos, com todos os grandes fabricantes oferecendo pelo menos uma câmera com zoom de pelo menos 10x. DP Review analzou quatorze dos atuais modelos e reduziu  a uma lista de seis para o tratamento analize completa. Veja grouptest de 18 páginas mostrando como estes seis se comportam em uma variedade de situações.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 gallery

DP Review preparou galeria de exemplos feitos com  AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 G. Uma galeria de 41 amostras de imagem para mostrar um pouco do que ela pode fazer. A AF-S versão G significa que há, finalmente, uma lente Nikon 50 milímetros autofoco a um preço acessivel e q funciona em câmeras tais como a D40, D60, D3100 e D5100. Veja tambem filmames feitos usando tanto o DX D7000 quanto D3S FX para mostrar como ele se comporta em ambos os formatos.

Nikon lança AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 40mm F2.8 macro  Nikon anunciou uma lente macro de baixo custo destinada a usuários iniciantes. A AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G  oferece macro real 1:1 numa lente leve e compacta. Com silencioso motor autofocus lente opera em todas as DSLRs da Nikon, incluindo D3100 e D5100. Ele usa um sistema de foco interno, com close-gama correção para atingir uma distância de foco mínimo de apenas 16 centímetros / 6.4 “, o que equivale a aproximadamente cinco centímetros / 2″ a partir da frente da lente, estará disponível a partir de 25 de agosto a U$ 279,95.
Panasonic DMC G3 inspecionado

O G3 é a menor câmera EVF da Panasonic da série G, até agora, e também a mais alta resolução com sensor de 15.8MP.

Pentax e Hasselblad sob Nova Direção

Hasselblad tem novo dono

Parece que esta semana será refletido em um alto eco no mundo da fotografia. Anteriormente escrevemos sobre a aquisição de Pentax Ricoh. No entanto, este não é o fim da notícia surpreendente. Parece que a empresa Hasselblad também possui um novo dono …  Mais »

Ricoh compra Pentax para construir interchangeable lens camera business

Hoya vendeu a divisão câmera Pentax para Ricoh. Um anúncio público da Hoya explica que a Ricoh ira para construir câmeras DSLR e precisa de tecnologia da Pentax em câmeras, lentes intercambiáveis e canais de vendas. Seus planos para o negócio incluem especificamente o mercado de câmeras de lente intercambiável. Hoya irá reter a outras empresas Pentax, tais como dispositivos médicos, que ganhou em sua aquisição 2007. Termos do acordo não foram divulgados, mas de negócios japonês Nikkei Business Daily papel relata um preço de cerca de 10 bilhões de ienes (124.200 mil dólares).

Olympus PEN E-P3 anunciado e revisado

Olympus has launched the E-P3, its fifth generation Micro Four Thirds camera. The P3 features a familiar-looking PEN body and revised 12MP sensor but almost every other aspect of the camera has changed. The latest flagship PEN features what the company claims to be the world’s fastest AF-S performance, as well as a 614,000 dot VGA-equivalent OLED touch-sensitive screen and built-in flash. In addition it can shoot 1080i60 HD movies in the AVCHD format. We’ve been using the E-P3 for a while now and have prepared a full preview with studio and real-world sample images.

Olympus PEN Lite and PEN Mini anunciado e revisado

Alongside the PEN E-P3, Olympus has announced the PEN Lite and PEN Mini. These closely-related sister models (formally called E-PL3 and E-PM1) feature similar specifications but smaller bodies that borrow heavily from the styling of the company’s XZ-1 enthusiast compact. Both cameras are aimed at the point-and-shoot upgrader and feature 460,000 dot LCDs, rather than the E-P3’s OLED display but otherwise retain much of that camera’s capability, including what’s claimed to be the world’s fastest AF. We’ve been using a PEN Lite for a while and have prepared a brief hands-on preview.

Pentax Q small-sensor mirrorless camera anunciada e revisado

Pentax has announced the ‘Q’ mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The camera is the first to use the company’s Q mount and features a compact-camera-sized 1/2.3″ image stabilized CMOS sensor. This is wrapped in a magnesium alloy body with a distinctly rangefinder-esque design but distinctly compact sizing. Its feature set ranges from the 1080p30 movie shooting (with H.264 compression), to a series of fun filters that can be applied to the Quick Dial on its front plate. We’ve had a chance to play with a pre-production Pentax Q and have prepared a quick preview.

Panasonic DMC GF3

Panasonic anunciou DMC GF3 câmera compacta mirrorless. O mais recente Micro Four Thirds modelo afirma tendencia da empresa para câmeras menores e mais fáceis de usar. A GF3 tem o mesmo sensor 12MP como o seu antecessor, mas com um processador mais rápido permitindo focagem automática rápida 120Hz. A câmera ganha a Foto Estilos e Creative opções de controles de cor e de processamento do G3, mas perde várias características físicas do GF2.DP Review prepararou uma pré-visualização que olha para o que essas mudanças significam em termos de realmente usar a câmera.

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Sony anuncía SLT-A35

Sony anunciou SLT A35, a mais recente adição à sua linha inovadora de Espelho-fixo DSLRs. A A35 substitui o A33 e apresenta um novo sensor APS-C Exmor de 16.2MP. O chip foi redesenhado para melhorar o consumo de energia, prometendo melhorar desempenho da bateria. A A35 pode gravar vídeo 1080i60 e disparar 7 frames por segundo em 8.4MP. A câmera também ganhou filtros “Efeitos de Imagem”  que seão oferecido aos existentes A33 e A55 em uma próxima atualização de firmware.Confira pré-produção desta nova SLT preparada pela DP Review num hands-on. …Mais>>

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Sigma's SD1 digital SLR. Photo provided by Sigma Corp. Sigma SD1  

Sigma Corporation anunciou a disponibilidade e preço para a seu novo carro-chefe digital SLR, que marca uma série de novidades para a empresa, melhora resolução para a imagem Foveon o sensor Sigma SD1. A Sigma SD1 foi anunciada na Photokina 2010, e é a entrada da empresa no mercado de DSLR high-end. O SD1 possui um corpo em liga de magnésio resistente à intempérie, e uma recém-desenvolvido tamanho APS-C …(Mais)

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Panasonic's Lumix DMC-G3 compact system camera. Photo provided by Panasonic. Panasonic G3

Panasonic anunciou a nova câmera EVIL Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 segue os passos do modelo DMC-G2 do ano passado, e faz algumas atualizações muito significativas. Embora as características importantes do modelo anterior como display articulado, LCD sensível ao toque e visor eletrônico de alta resolução são mantidas, a G3 é significativamente menor do que seu antecessor. O projeto incorpora um novo sensor de 16 megapixels …(Mais)

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Fujifilm's FinePix HS20EXR digital camera. Photo provided by Fujifilm North America Corp. Atualização de firmware para FinePix HS20EXR

Firmware Ver.1.02 atualização para câmeras FinePix HS20EXR / HS22EXR As câmeras FinePix HS20EXR em versões de firmware inferior a 1,02 têm um bug de software, onde eles relatam que estão superaquecendo quando estão de fato funcionando em uma temperatura interna segura. A atualização resolve isto ajustando o aviso para exibir somente quando a câmera está funcionando realmente… (Mais)

“… the Finepix HS20 EXR produced a great image. Noise management was better than most competing cameras, including the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 …”  infoSync Photography

Ideias e Projetos para adaptar câmeras analógicasdigital-carriage EFS usb
Design conceito para D800Tecnofotografia publicou um novo conceito de design da Nikon D800, que dispõe de um ecrã sem fios, cobertura substituivel de borracha no formato da sua mão, grip giratório que simula câmera de vídeo e mais:
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Nova Nikon D5100 não empolgou

Nikon divulgou a D5100, DSLR para iniciantes, se você esperava uma D7000 ainda melhorada e com vivisor articulado, ficará desapontado. Superior a D3100, inclui um sensor de 16,2 MP CMOS como no D7000, filma em 1080p e uma tela LCD lateral de 921K articulada 3,0“.O D5100 é também a primeira Nikon capaz de aplicar especiais processamento de filtros para fotos e vídeo. A câmera estará disponível a partir deste mês, num kit com a lente VR 18-55mm a partir de U$ 899,95.
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Apple iPad 2: Ferramenta ou brinquedo?

Todo mundo está comentando sobre Apple iPad 2 – lançado recentemente nos EUA. DP Review deu uma olhada no iPad-2 do ponto de vista dos fotógrafos entusiastas. App Store da Apple contém centenas de aplicações relacionadas a fotografia para o iPad – é o mais recente gadget da Apple apenas um brinquedo, ou pode ser verdadeiramente útil como uma ferramenta fotográfica? …

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Olympus SZ-30MR com função multi-recording

A Olympus SZ-30MR permite a captura simultânea de vídeos HD 1080p e fotografias de resolução total. Superzoom de 24x, CMOS de 16MP, é capaz de 9 fps na resolução máxima de disparo contínuo, pode gerar imagens 3D, possui um LCD de 3,0 polegadas e zoom da lente se estende de 25 a 600 mm equivalent, AF de rastreamento e estabilização de imagem.

Também foi anunciada SZ-20, com zoom 12,5x (equiv. 24-300mm), um corpo um pouco menore sem captura simultânea.

Olympus Tough TG-810 rugged compact

A Olympus lançou o compacto resistente TG-810 com GPS embutido, bússola eletrônica e manômetro (ar / medidor de pressão de água). Ele possui sensor 14MP, zoom equivalente a 28-140mm e 920K dot LCD de 3,0 “. É resistente á poeira e à água até 10 metros (33 pés), ao choque até 2m (6,6 ft) e ao congelamento até -10 ° C (14 F). A câmera possui a gravação de vídeo HD 720p e uma opção de dois disparos em 3D que podem até mesmo ser usado em modo subaquático.

nikon d7000 magnesium alloy body Nikon D7000: new 39 points AF and magnesium alloy body Nikon D7000 corpo em liga de magnésio?

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Este vídeo (em tailandês) mostra em detalhes como desmontar uma câmera Nikon D7000. Como demonstrado, apenas as partes superior e posterior são de liga de magnésio:

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Nikon D5100 estará chegando?
nikon-d5100  nikon d5100 dslr camera leak Did Nikon Korea just leak the Nikon D5100?

Leia mais em NikonRumors.com: http://nikonrumors.com/#ixzz1EL3228wo
Esperamos que as deficiencias da sua antecessora a Nikon D5000 foram solucionadas.

fotoManiaK orienta: Qual é a melhor câmera compacta para fotografia de interiores?

Ao longo dos anos a câmara também se tornou uma ferramenta valiosa em muitas profissões. Especialmente concebido para aqueles que primeiramente tratam a câmera como uma ferramenta de trabalho fotoManiaK criou uma nova série de guias. Publicação de estréia trata fotografia de interiores – mas do ponto de vista dos agentes imobiliários e avaliadores.

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Panasonic announces WA10, DC10, DC1, TA20 and TA2The Panasonic HM-TA20 HD Mobile Camera. Photo provided by Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH.

Panasonic anunciou o HX-WA10 e HM-TA20 filmadoras de bolso à prova de intempéries. Ambos são projetados para ser impermeável até uma profundidade de 3 metros, enquanto o menor TA20 também é à prova de poeira e choque. O WA10 faz parte de um conjunto de filmadoras de bolso no formato “pistola” que também inclui HX-DC10 e modelos HX-DC1. Os modelos de “pistola” oferecer gravação Full HD 1080, enquanto os modelos menores bolso filmam em HD 720p.

Novas Câmeras Para Todos os Gostos e Bolsos

OlympusTough TG-810 rugged compact Olympus SZ-30MR multi-recording Pentax Optio S1 digital compact
Nikon L120, P500 e S9100 EVF-Superzooms Nikon Coolpix P300 f1.8 compact Nikon S6100, S4100, S3100 e L24 compacts
Olympus SZ-10 superzoom Olympus VR-330 & VR-320 compact superzooms Olympus VG-110 budget compact
Sigma DP2x large sensor compact Pentax Optio WG-1 & WG-1 GPS rugged compacts Pentax limited edition silver K-5 & lenses
Canon Rebel T3i / EOS 600DThe Canon EOS Rebel T3i digital SLR. Photo copyright ©2011, Imaging Resource. All rights reserved.
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Canon ELPH 500 HS / IXUS 310 HS compact with manual control
Canon Speedlite 320EX and 270EX II Canon announces ELPH 300 HS / IXUS 220 HS ultra-compactCanon's PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera. Photo provided by Canon USA Inc. Canon launches ELPH 100 HS / IXUS 115 HS ultra-compact
Samsung PL20 and ES80 budget compacts Casio EX-H20G compact with Hybrid GPS JVC GC-PX1 híbrido de filmadora /câmera fotográfica
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100VSony's HX100V digital camera. Photo provided by Sony Electronics Inc. Click for a bigger picture!
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Sony anuncia seis Cyber-shot compacts
Sony Cyber-shots with 16.2MP CMOS sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 rugged compact Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 and DMC-ZS8 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 compact camera
Samsung ST6500 Samsung ST95, ST90 and ST65 mid-range compacts Samsung ST30 10MP ultra-compact
Olympus E-PL2 Olympus XZ-1 Olympus TG-610 and TG-310 rugged compacts
Olympus SP-610UZ superzoom Olympus VG-120 budget compact Fujifilm Finepix HS20 EXR superzoom
Nikon D7000 Canon PowerShot SX30iS superzoom
Canon T3i: substituta DSLR Rebel T2i ganha visor articulado…

The Canon EOS Rebel T3i digital SLR. Photo copyright ©2011, Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Canon EUA anunciou hoje a sua nova SLR Digital Canon EOS Rebel T3i, conhecido em alguns mercados como a EOS 600D, veja hands-on Canon T3i preview. A Canon Rebel T3i possui o conjunto de recursos do modelo anterior T2i, e coloca-lo em um novo corpo com uma série de mudanças importantes como tela articulada e rearranjo da parte posterior. Rebel T3i decepcionou um pouco em testes comparativos com seus concorrentes da Nikon e Pentax… (mais)

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Canon T3: Nova DSLR Rebel para iniciantes …

The Canon EOS Rebel T3 digital SLR. Photo copyright ©2011, Imaging Resource. All rights reserved.
Canon EUA anunciou tambem a sua nova SLR Digital Canon EOS Rebel T3, conhecido em alguns mercados como a EOS 1100D, veja hands-on Canon T3 preview. O Canon Rebel T3 é um substituto para o antigo modelo Rebel XS, e incorpora uma grande variedade de novidades. Talvez mais significativa é gue o Rebel T3 aumenta a resolução do sensor a doze megapixels … (mais)

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Canon: cinco novas câmeras PowerShot…

Canon's PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera. Photo provided by Canon USA Inc.
A Canon anunciou cinco novos modelos de câmeras digitais compactas PowerShot – ELPH 100 HS, ELPH 300 HS, e ELPH 500 HS, eo longa-zoom SX230 HS e SX220 HS, … (mais)

Sony anuncia Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V e DSC-HX9V Sony's HX100V digital camera. Photo provided by Sony Electronics Inc. Click for a bigger picture!A Sony anunciou mais dois compactos de serie Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V e DSC-HX9 equipados com o seu mais recente 16.2MP retro-iluminado sensor CMOS Exmor R. Ambos providos de GPS, são capazes de gravar vídeos em full HD 1080p60 e 10fps de disparo contínuo. A HX100V com 30x superzoom (equivalente a 27 – 810 milímetros)com um anel que pode ser usado para ajustar zoom ou foco, e a compacta DSC HX9 com zoom de 16x (equivalente a 24 384 milímetros). As duas oferecem LCD de 3.0″ 921 mil pontos, podem filmar imagens panorâmicas de alta resolução e gerar imagens 3D.Links Relacionados: – DpreviewDCresource - Imaging ResourceJVC lança GC-PX1 híbrido de filmadora/câmera fotográficaJVC anunciou a filmadora GC-PX1 híbrido que grava vídeos em Full HD 1080p60 em 36Mbps e fotografa com 10MPixels. Equipada com lente zoom de 10x, um sensor CMOS 1/2.3″ retro-iluminado, tela LCD touchscreen, inclinavel de 3.0″ e recente processador ‘FalconBird. As características incluem modos P / A / S / M, 32GB de memória interna e até 300fps gravação contínua. Ele será disponivel nas lojas no final de fevereiro.Links Relacionados: – DpreviewFotoManiakVictor-JVC

CLM-V55CLM-V55 Monitor SONY para DSLRsA Sony anunciou monitor LCD de 5”. Desenvolvido para facilitar filmagem com câmeras fotográficas DSLR, o CLM-V55 pode ser fixado em sapata de flash (clip-on) e conectado através de uma entrada HDMI. Com resolução WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) é articulado em todas as direções… (Mais)
Canon apresenta Camcorder XA10

Canon's XA10 Professional camcorder. Photo provided by Canon USA Inc.

 

A câmara de vídeo Profissional mais compacta e acessível, a mistura perfeita de qualidade, portabilidade e recursos Pro. Canon anunciou o nova Filmadora ultra compacta XA10 Professional, ideal para situações onde a mobilidade durante a filmagem é fundamental. Esta característica-rico, profissionais registros no modelo Full HD de 1080p de vídeo utilizando um codec AVCHD (preço estimado U$2000,00) …. (Mais)

Olympus E-PL2 anunciada
Olympus PL2-E possui o mesmo sensor 12MP, mas acrescenta uma série de melhorias, incluindo um corpo renovado, maior tela de LCD e de AF melhorado. O inovador modo Live Guide, pela primeira vez na E-PL1 tem melhorado muito, a PL2-E vem com uma versão redesenhada da lente 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6.
Olympus XZ-1 anunciada
Olympus anunciou oficialmente XZ-1. As especificações básicas são impressionantes: 28-122 mm (equiv) com F1.8-2.5 de abertura máxima, tornando-os mais luminosa de sua classe. Ele também possui botões de controle duplo e uma tela de 3,0″. Mas a coisa realmente impressionante sobre a XZ-1 é a forma como esses elementos foram integrados.
Olympus introdz SP-610UZ superzoom
Olympus anunciou a SP-610UZ superzoom com 22x de zoom óptico. Sporting um sensor de 14MP e LCD de 3,0 polegadas, possui gravação em HD 720p, um modo de captura 3D, AF Tracking e uma saída HD. Também inclui o mais recente jogo de Magic Filtros para fotos e vídeos que incluem uma variedade de efeitos adicionais, além de cinco outros filtros.
Fujifilm revela Finepix HS20 EXR superzoom
Fujifilm revelou Finepix HS20EXR o avançado superzoom. Substituto da HS10 vem com um sensor CMOS de 16MP EXR e 460K dot LCD de 3,0″ em vez de sensor 10MP seu antecessor e 230 mil pontos de tela. Possui um zoom óptico de 30x (equiv. 24-720mm), gravação de vídeo Full HD 1080p, captura em RAW e modos P / A / S / M. Também oferece disparo contínuo de 7.6fps alta resolução e captura de vídeo de alta velocidade em até 320fps.Esperamos que deficiencias de lentidão de resposta e varios tipos de ruidos da HS10 foram resolvidos em seu sucessor … (Mais)

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Fujifilm anuncia FinePix S3200, S4000 e S2950HD

Fujifilm anunciou a FinePix S3200 e S4000 superzooms com zoom de 30x e 24x. As câmeras vem com sensores de 14 MP, 3.0″ LCD, visores eletrônicos e incluem recursos como AF Tracking, estabilização de imagem, gravação em HD 720p, modos de disparo P / A / S / M. Eles também incluem portas HDMI e funciona com pilhas AA.

Fujifilm anunciou tambem a FinePix S2950HD

A substituta da S2800HD lançada ano passado. A única novidade é uma função de upload fácil, restante dos recursos continuam os mesmos.

 ces-logo-flat Consumer Eletronics Show 2011
Novidades em fotografia da Feira Internacional de Produtos Eletronicos em Las Vegas  Canon, Casio, Fujifilm, Kodak, Olympus, Panasonic, Samsung e Sony
inundam mercado com novos modelos iludindo consumidor com mais megapixels desnecessários e elaborados recursosde edição quase nunca usados em vez de oferecer mais nitidez, qualidade de imagem e diminuir lentidão das câmeras.

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Os melhores softwares para manipulação de imagens

Adobe Lightroom 3.3, ACR 6.3
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Leaf – Capture 11.4.5
Nik software Viveza 2
Apple
Phase One Capture One 6.1.1
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ACDSee Pro4
DxO Optics Pro v6.5.4
onOne Software Perfect Photo Suite 5.5
AKVIS AKVIS Refocus

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