Canon buys Sun Studios

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April 16, 2014

Canon Australia has purchased Sun Studios, with the studio and equipment rental business continuing on as a part of the Canon Professional division. The deal was concluded on April 1. Peter Osborne will stay on in his role as general … Continue reading

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Canon casts wide net with Shine ‘platform’

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April 16, 2014

Canon Australia has launched Canon Shine, ‘a major engagement platform aimed at putting power back into the picture and sparking a nationwide movement of meaningful photography.’ Canon aims to reach more than 80 percent of the Australian adult population via … Continue reading

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Mirrorless models on the move

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April 11, 2014

The ILCs are coming! Global shipments of mirrorless interchangeable cameras enjoyed a resurgence in February, according tor figures published by Japan’s Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) – and the Australian market contributed to the rise in activity. CIPA’s figures show mirrorless interchangeables … Continue reading

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Pentax 645Z sports 51MP CMOS sensor

April 16, 2014

The long-awaited, much-rumoured Pentax 645Z medium format camera has been announced, with local availability from June/July. The 645Z is similar in design to the 645D, but there the similarity stops. The 645Z has an CMOS image sensor – 51 megapixels – and … Continue reading

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Retail history lost and found

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April 11, 2014

A collection of stories on the history of the Australian photo retail industry on the IDEA website which disappeared a year ago has resurfaced.* The material returned when IDEA updated its website for the Melbourne Digital Show. The history, along with … Continue reading

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Short Exposures: April 11

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April 11, 2014

Turning to white…Back up, buddy…New member joins M43 gang… Turning to white Canon has recalled a batch of 14,000 PowerShot SX50 HS compact digital cameras in the US  due to a potential eye and skin irritation issue, and has issued a Service Notice on its Australian … Continue reading

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