Daily Archives: September 28, 2018

How the Fujifilm GFX 50R Compares in Size to Popular Cameras


Fujifilm made a splash in the photo industry this week by announcing the GFX 50R, a camera that squeezes a 51.4-megapixel medium-format sensor into a rangefinder-style body with a price tag of just $4,499. Here’s a look at how the “compact” body compares in size to other popular cameras on ...

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Burglars Steal $200K+ in Leica Gear from Camera Store


A popular camera store in the UK was targeted this week by burglars who made off with over $200,000 in Leica cameras and lenses. Ffordes in the North of Scotland says that it was broken into in the early hours on Wednesday morning. It appears that the criminals specifically targeted ...

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RED and Facebook Unveil Manifold, a 3D and 360° VR Camera


RED and Facebook have unveiled Manifold, a new VR camera for shooting 3D and 360° imagery. It’s a “first studio-ready camera system for immersive 6DoF [6 degree of freedom] storytelling.” “Manifold is a single product that redefines immersive cinematography with an all-in-one capture and distribution framework, giving creative professionals complete ...

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Zeiss Unveils the Batis 40mm f/2 Close Focus Lens for Sony FE


Zeiss has announced the new Batis 40mm f/2 CF (Close Focus) lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras, a product the company calls “the most versatile lens in the Zeiss Batis family.” Sitting between the Batis 25mm f/2 and the Batis 85mm f/1.8, the new 40mm f/2 is designed specifically for Sony ...

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Google Adds Image Rights Metadata to Photo Search Results


Google is taking another big step in protecting photographers’ copyright through the Google Images image search engine: it just added image rights metadata to the photo search results on Google Images. Developed in collaboration with the photo industry consortium CEPIC and the media technical standards body IPTC, the new feature ...

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