Monthly Archives: December 2014

Phase One and ALPA officially announced their new A-Series medium format cameras

Phase One and ALPA (both companies announced a long-term strategic and cooperative alliance few months ago) officially released a new A-Series medium format cameras (I already briefly mentioned that news a month ago). Here are the details:

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Deal of the day: $120 off the X-Rite i1 Display Pro

For a limited time B&H has the X-Rite i1 Display Pro for $129 ($120 off, original price: $249, free expedited shipping).

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This new Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 lens is an exact copy of the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8

A reader sent me those pictures of a new Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 lens (available on Amazon and eBay) that is almost an exact copy of the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens:

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Adobe Lightroom 5.7.1 now available

Today Adobe released Lightroom 5.7.1 (download links: Mac | Windows). Here are the release notes:

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New Ricoh GR camera price drop

There is a new price drop on the Ricoh GR camera (probably triggered by the recent Nikon Coolpix A fire sale): Ricoh GR bundle with 32GB memory card and GF-1 TTL flash for $566.95 with 4% rewards and free shipping Ricoh GR bundle with 32GB memory card, Ricoh GV-1 external viewfinder for $566.95 with 4% […]

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ProFoto announced HSS upgrade (1/8000 sec) for B1 off-camera flash

Few months ago I mentioned on NikonRumors that a high sync mode option will be added to the ProFoto B1 off-camera Flash system in the future. Today ProFoto announced a HSS (high speed sync) upgrade that will enable shooting as fast as 1/8000 of a second:

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Fujichrome Velvia 100F 120 film discontinued

Fuji Japan announced the discontinuation of the Fujichrome Velvia 100F 120 film citing low demand. Fuji will continue to ship the 100F film till February, 2015.

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Lytro introduced new “Focus Spread” feature that allows you to pick the depth of field

With their latest software update, Lytro introduced a new “Focus Spread” feature that allows you can independently adjust the depth of field after for a specific portion of the image: “In traditional photography, the only way to focus on two subjects at different depths is to stop down the aperture and sacrifice bokeh. As a result, […]

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