Remember that ambitious conceptual idea turned crowed-funded release venture which attempted to transform the Instagram app icon into a physical digital/film hybrid shooter? Well, it seems as though its incredibly close to becoming a reality as Polaroid has signed on to help kick-start the camera’s production and stamp its logo on front as part of a newly found licensing deal.
Fresh of a settlement with fellow digital cinema competitor, ARRI over some rather dubious corporate no-no’s including, but not limited to, email hacking and privacy invasion, RED has now pointed their legal arrows at another rival, filing a patent suit against Sony and their F-series line cinema cameras and asking the courts to carry out “the destruction of existing infringing cameras” – namely the F65, F5, and F55.
If you are in the field and have the habit of using your breath to fog up the front element of your lenses for a quick clean, you might want to reevaluate your wiping techniques as Nikon has claimed that this may be doing some irreversible damage to your optics.
A few isolated instances of internal dust particles making their way to the edges of the new Nikon D600′s imaging sensor have recently been uncovered by early reviewers such as the reputable DPReview, and by the first wave of consumers who dished out the funds to shoot with Nikon’s new full-frame beauty.
Quick News – As someone who is still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy first-hand, experiencing sustained loss of power and damages to personal property, today’s news is quite the welcoming one, especially when it comes from a major player in the industry we as photographers and visual creatives are so involved in.
Quick News – Engadget is reporting word directly from a Lytro launch event in Hong Kong that the light-field camera maker is planning to add even more functionality to its ‘shoot now, focus later’ offering, going a step further than the addition of manual controls announced last week, displaying a parallax-based 3D effect, teased in the video below.
In the spirit of all the exciting news coming from Photokina 2012, Zeiss has decided to take to their official blog and spill the beans on what the foreseeable future will hold for our mirrorless camera system owning friends – In particular, the Sony NEX and Fuji XF shooters of the world.
The months and months of rumors will finally culminate in a huge announcement day for Sony come tomorrow, Wednesday September 12th – a date in which the game-changing camera maker will announce the long-awaited full-frame Alpha A99, the NEX-6 and the surprising RX1 compact.