Monthly Archives: March 2015

Adobe Lightroom 6 US pricing leaked online

Few days ago BestBuy published on their website the US pricing for the upcoming Adobe Lightroom 6 software. The US pricing will be $149.99 for the regular version and $79.99 for the student/teacher edition. Here are the hardware and operating system specifications:

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Deal of the day: Zeiss Touit lenses now 30% off

New Zeiss Touit lens discount: the Touit 12mm f/2.8 and Touit 32mm f/1.8 lenses for Sony E and Fujifilm mounts are now 30% off: Link to all 12mm f/2.8 Zeiss Touit lens and lens bundles Link to all 32mm f/1.8 Zeiss Touit lens and lens bundles

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Canon EOS M3 mirrorless camera to start shipping next week

The Canon EOS M3 mirrorless camera was announced few weeks ago only for the European and Asian markets. The camera will start shipping on March 26 and is already available for pre-order on Amazon UK, Amazon Germany and Amazon Japan (they will not ship electronics to the US). US readers can purchase the Canon M3 from DigitalRev (they ship internationally) or on eBay. […]

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Samsung NX500 camera reviews and first impressions

The Samsung NX500 mirrorless camera is now available online. Here are the latest reviews and first impressions:

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Adobe Camera Raw 8.8 now available

Adobe released Camera Raw 8.8. The DNG Converter 8.8 is available for download: Windows | Mac. Camera Raw 8.8 release notes:

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Giveaway: win any Rocky Nook photography book

Update: the winner of the Rocky Nook photography book is Corey T. Congratulations! While I am offline next week, I will run a quick giveaway – the prize will be any photography book currently listed on Rocky Nook’s website: This giveaway is open to anyone and is not restricted to US residents only. In order to […]

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Vote for the 2014 worst camera of the year award

I will be offline next week – a perfect time to post the 2014 worst camera of the year award (see the last year’s award). Here are the contestants in no particular order and the poll: → Hasselblad Lunar limited edition camera ($10,000). → Another Hassy entry: the “Elite” Hasselblad HV camera ($11,995.00) → JK Imaging lens camera (Sony QX10/QX100 copycat). → Vivitar IU680 […]

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Samsung NX500 additional information (user manual, 4k in 1:1 crop, small RAW buffer)

Some additional information on the Samsung NX500 mirrorless camera: → The Samsung NX500 camera user manual is now available for download: → Here is a video showing the FOV change when using the Samsung NX500 in 4k video recording mode (4k in 1:1 pixel mapping crop mode): → Samsung NX500 continuous mode RAW shooting – the buffer […]

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