Zeiss ZX1 camera buyers will not be forced to subscribe to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC


A quick update on the Zeiss ZX1 full frame fixed lens camera that will come with integrated Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC: Zeiss confirmed that potential buyers will not be forced to subscribe to Adobe CC.

Additional coverage of the upcoming Zeiss ZX1 camera can be found here and on the new Zeiss ZX1 Facebook page.

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PersonalView interview with Panasonic on the new L-mount


PersonalView interviewed Mr. Michiharu Uematsu, Ms. Emi Fujiwara and Mr. Taku Kariyazaki from Panasonic about the new L-Mount alliance and the future of Micro Four Thirds. Here is a recap of the interview:

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The insolvency procedure has started for NetSE, the company behind Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex & A. Schacht


The insolvency procedure has started for NetSE, the company behind Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex & A. Schacht (see previous blog posts). If you have paid for a lens on Kickstarter and have not received it, I think the changes are very slim that you will get anything back.

Here are the details from the insolvency filings:

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TinyMos NANO1 announced – the world’s smallest astronomy camera

 

After launching the TINY1 astronomy camera 2 years ago TinyMos just announced the NANO1 - the world's smallest astronomy camera. The new NANO1 model will launch in Fall of 2018 with an expected delivery of April 2019. TinyMos NANO1 additional information:

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Sony HX99 compact camera announced in the US


Today Sony announced their new compact HX99 camera in the US - the world’s smallest travel high zoom camera (price: $448):

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Adobe announced Camera Raw, Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic updates


The 2018 Adobe Max conference started today and Adobe announced several new photography related updates:

See also: list of newly supported cameras and lenses. The current Adobe CC plan rates can be found here (see also this page). You can get a free Lightroom CC trial on this page (no credit card required). More information on the different Lightroom versions is available here and here. The different Adobe Creative Cloud options are described here.

Photoshop CC for iPad was also announced (full version of Photoshop CC for iPad is coming in 2019):

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The 2018 5DayDeal Photography Bundle deal includes the latest Luminar and Photolemur versions


The new 2018 5DayDeal Photography Bundle costs $89 and already includes the latest Skylum Luminar 2018 and Photolemur 3 software releases packaged together with other photography tools and resources. This offer will end in 40 hours.

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