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Meyer Optik is reviving Dr. Rudolph's APO Plasmat 105mm F2.7 lens

Meyer Optik has announced its new APO-Makro-Plasmat 105 F2. 7 lens, a modern version of one of the classic Plasmat lenses developed by Dr. Paul Rudolph 105 years ago. As with previous Meyer Optik revivals, the company is funding its product on Kickstarter, where it explains that the new Plasmat 105 "offers natural sharpness, unbelievable color reproduction, and a glowing bokeh united at every step of the aperture. dpreview.com

2018-4-20 22:55

Watch Canons Ultra-Dramatic Video Showing Off Its Sensors of the Future

Canon recently released this incredibly dramatic 5-minute video to showcase its latest CMOS sensor technologies. The opening question, set to moving music, is: “Have you ever seen a rainbow in the light of the moon?” “A moonbow is a rare phenomenon that can only be seen when the appropriate lunar brightness, angle of elevation, and […] petapixel.com

2018-4-19 20:53

Kodak didn't get into cryptocurrency and bitcoin mining, "Kodak" did

Kodaks CES announcements tell an interesting tale of the power of brands, and what happens to those brands when you start licensing them to other companies. A lot of people still have positive associations with the Kodak brand and its iconic logos, but its worth clearing something up, especially in light of all the cryptocurrency madness that Kodak unleashed at CES: not everything with the Kodak name on it has much connection to a bunch of clever people in Rochester New York. dpreview.com

2018-1-12 20:09

Apple apologizes for iPhone performance issues, offers discount on battery replacement

In a "letter to our customers" posted on its website, Apple took a more active stance in the iPhone slowdown 'scandal' that has been making headlines over the past week. The company once again explained why it was reducing performance on older iPhone models, but the letter went a step further, apologizing to customers for the lack of transparency and offering a few potential solutions to placate angry iPhone users. dpreview.com

2017-12-29 01:46

Zoner Photo Studio X brings support for the HEIF image format to Windows

Apple introduced the HEIF (High Efficiency Image File Format) image format with its latest iPhone models 8, 8 Plus and X. Essentially, the new format is more efficient than current standards at compressing image dataimages with the same size and level of detail occupy up to 50% less space on your device storage or hard drivewhile also offering additional features like the ability to store burst photos, focal stacks, and exposure stacks in a single file. dpreview.com

2017-11-30 19:19

Nikon to Shutter Its Sales in Brazil

A week after announcing the closure of its camera factory in China due to the rise of smartphone cameras, Nikon has just announced that it’s shuttering its sales operations in Brazil. In an announcement on its Brazilian website, Nikon says it will end the sale of cameras, lenses, and accessories for the Brazilian market, something […] petapixel.com

2017-11-7 19:31

Macphun has changed its name to 'Skylum' now that it's not Mac-only

Macphunthe Mac-based software company that launched about seven years agobranched out onto the Windows platform this year with the debut of its HDR and Luminar products for PC. In light of that, Macphun has decided to change its name to the platform-agnostic moniker Skylum, explaining in a blog post that, "we think that this name is a better fit, since were no longer a Mac-only developer. dpreview.com

2017-11-1 01:25