Apple Halts Future Development Of Apple Aperture—Creates Migration Path For New OS X Photos App

Company will focus on the new OS X Photos app that is set to ship next year

This morning, reports began circulating that Apple was “killing Aperture.” The company’s statement below confirms that there will be no future development of Aperture, and Apple will focus on the new OS X Photos app that is set to ship next year. From Apple: “With the introduction of the new Photos app and iCloud Photo Library, enabling... Read more

Nikon Announces D810

With extreme resolution, powerful video features and enhanced performance, the new Nikon D810 is the essential asset for pro photo and video applications

MELVILLE, NY (June 26, 2014 at 12:01 A.M. EDT) Today, Nikon Inc. announced the D810, the next benchmark in D-SLR image quality for professional photographers and cinematographers. The D810 features a brand-new 36.3-megapixel, full-frame FX-format sensor without an optical low pass filter (OLPF) for extreme resolution and staggering dynamic range. Bolstered... Read more

Court Approves The Sale Of Tamrac Brand And Assets To Gura Gear

Tamrac entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in early 2014

OGDEN, UT (June 18, 2014) – Gura Gear, LLC, makers of innovative carrying solutions for discerning creative professionals has agreed to acquire the brand and assets of Tamrac, Inc. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved the sale through the Chapter 11, Section 363 Sale of Assets process. Tamrac entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in early 2014 and... Read more

Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8

This update supports the original wide dynamic range 2.5K Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

Fremont, CA – 24 June, 2014 – Blackmagic Design today announced the release of Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 software which includes updated features for all Blackmagic Design cameras. Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 is available now for download free of charge for all existing Blackmagic Camera customers from the Blackmagic Design support page... Read more

Panasonic Announces LUMIX DMC-FZ1000

One-inch, high sensitivity MOS sensor and 16x optical zoom for the ultimate picture quality

NEWARK, NJ (June 12, 2014) – Panasonic announced today the new LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 (FZ1000) — the world’s first digital compact camera to offer 4K video recording capability. The FZ1000 boasts a one-inch, High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and 4K video recording capability. The latest member of the popular LUMIX FZ series, the FZ1000 will be available... Read more

Phase One introduces 40-80mm leaf shutter lens from Schneider Kreuznach

New short zoom lens designed to deliver outstanding image quality

Copenhagen, June 2, 2014 — Phase One today announced the immediate availability of the Schneider Kreuznach 40-80mm f/4.0-5.6 leaf shutter zoom lens. This is the second zoom lens designed for the Phase One 645 camera platform, and it offers workflow versatility without compromising image quality. The new Schneider Kreuznach 40-80 mm f/4.0-5.6 leaf... Read more

Tokina AT-X 70-200mm F/4 PRO FX VCM-S lens

Tokina’s new AT-X 70-200mm lens is designed for digital cameras with full-sized sensors as well as APS-C (DX) sensors

Kenko Tokina USA, Inc. is pleased to announce the new Tokina AT-X 70-200mm F/4 PRO FX VCM-S lens featuring a new Vibration Correction Module and ring-shaped ultrasonic style auto-focus motor. This lens is designed for digital cameras with full sized sensors as well as APS-C (DX) sensors. The Tokina AT-X 70-200mm lens is the first lens with Tokina’s... Read more

Sony Adds New Pocket-Sized RX100 III Camera to Acclaimed Cyber-shot® RX Line

Features large-aperture ZEISS 24-70mm lens, built-in OLED viewfinder with ZEISS T* coating, BIONZ X processor and more

SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2014 – Building on its lineup of acclaimed compact cameras, Sony Electronics has introduced a new addition to its popular Cyber-shot RX series – the pocket-sized RX100 III camera. Based on the same sleek, stylish design as the existing RX100 and RX100 II models, the new RX100 III features a specially developed ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar... Read more