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.
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.
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 much-maligned and bankruptcy-entrenched photography industry icons, Eastman Kodak, has just announced recent petitioning efforts for the allowance of a “competitive auction of digital imaging patents” to be held in early August, barring court approval.
NHK’s 33 Megapixel 120fps Ultra High Definition Imaging System Captures Over 4-Billion Pixels Per Second!
While it has already been announced that NHK and The BBC have been working to bring Super Hi-Vision (7,680 x 4,320) broadcasts of the 2012 Olympic Games to select U.S., Japanese and European locations this summer, it’s been determined capturing action at 60fps won’t yield a sufficiency crisp image when the 33MP output is projected on “giant” displays.
Quick News – Canon has just revealed plans to transfer the firms entire camera production outfit from human hands, to completely robot-made offerings by 2015, all in an effort to cut costs and contend with the after effects of the soaring yen.
If you live in the United States and partake in the selling of cameras internationally, or any electric device with a lithium-ion battery for that matter, and regularly employ the services of the United States Postal Service (USPS), you may want to start thinking about alternative shipping methods.
Although it didn’t quite reach the $4,338,500 mark Andreas Gursky’s Rhine II fetched at auction, an image coined as the world’s most expensive photo, Canadian photographer Jeff Wall’s Dead Troops Talk (shown above) came pretty darn close this past Wednesday at Christie’s latest Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale.