Phase One announced
Capture One Pro 9. List of supported cameras can be found here. The new features in Capture One Pro 9 are:
An extra activation
Capture One Colors for DNG
Color Editor Interface
Camera Battery Status Indicator
Export Originals as EIP (Catalog)
Flow and Airbrush Masking
Keyword and Libraries Tool
Local Adjustment Curves
Luma Curves (Scalable)
Straight Line Brushing
Effective and easy masking for product and other objects with straight edges.
Watch also this video on what's new in Capture One Pro 9:
Few more Capture One Pro 9 videos after the break:
Posted in Deals Tagged Cyber Monday
Pentax updated their full frame DSLR camera teaser and also included a new press releases called "Pentax new-format SLR Camera" (I think something got lost in translation here):
The black Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 camera is now listed as discontinued at B&H (via dpreview). A new version will most likely be announced in January (CES) or February (CP+).
DxOMark published a list of the best lenses for the Pentax K-S1 camera. Here are the results:
Best wide-angle prime: Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC:
Best standard prime: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A:
Best telephoto prime: Pentax smc DA Star 55mm f/1.4 SDM:
→ Band Pro will unveil a " major optical advancement" at the 2015 Open House that will take place on Thursday, December 10, 2015.
Guide book for Sony RX10 II camera.
InVisage launched the industry’s highest performance smartphone camera sensor Quantum13: using advanced quantum physics, the Quantum13 brings cinematography-grade dynamic range and smooth motion capture to smartphones, driving silicon CMOS image sensors into obsolescence ( full press release).
→ Pulse is new DSLR remote for Nikon/Canon on
→ Canon filed a new patent for EF 20-45mm f/2.8-4 lens.
→ Canon has another patent for a 25-125mm f/2.8 lens (Super 35 mm).
Posted in Canon, Ricoh Tagged Patents
You can now get the Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens for $699 from an authorized reseller (BuyDig) on eBay after a $120 mail-in rebate. The lens comes with US warranty and is available in different mounts.
The Fuji Guys posted a new video of their Fuji Sendai factory tour: