News   

GST changes: The fix is in?

April 28, 2017

The Australian Labor Party along with the Conference of Asia Pacific Express Carriers (DHL, Fedex, UPS and TNT) and the Freight and Trade Alliance are calling for a 12-month delay in implementing legislation to impose GST on low-value imports. The … Continue reading

Instax goes hybrid and square

April 25, 2017

Fujifilm in the US has announced the Instax Square SQ10, a hybrid instant/digital camera system producing small square format prints and lowish-res digital files.  The SQ10 is the first camera in the Instax series to adopt the hybrid digital/instant photography … Continue reading

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New move from Canon into photo services

April 19, 2017

Canon Europe has announced the acquisition of UK software developer Kite, whose eponymous plug-in can be embedded in any mobile device app or website enabling businesses to print and ship photo products anywhere in the world. Terms of the deal … Continue reading

Research   

Camera shipments up in first quarter

April 28, 2017

CIPA camera and lens shipment figures for the first quarter of 2017 show the photographic industry trending upwards after around four years in steady decline. For the first three months of the year interchangeable lens camera shipments have matched or … Continue reading

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Tasco launches Fotopro tripods

April 28, 2017

Australian photo retailers have another tripod option with the local introduction by Tasco of the Fotopro brand. Fotopro designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive range of camera tripods, monopods, heads, and accessories for enthusiasts and professional photographers. It is well-established … Continue reading

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SHORT EXPOSURES: April 28

April 28, 2017

Yi beats GoPro to VR… Fujifilm US unveil GFX Pro Support…Canon TV series on Netflix… Yi beats GoPro to VR Chinese action cam manufacturer, Yi Technology, has announced the June availability of its Yi 360 VR, a 360-degree spheric video cam … Continue reading

Travel camera, wide angle zoom from Panasonic

April 28, 2017

Panasonic Australia has announced July availability of the $599 Lumix TZ90 travel zoom, and June availability of a new $1599 8-18mm lens, the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH  – or H-E08018 to its friends. The TZ-90 is a 30x … Continue reading

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Awards galore at awards gala

April 27, 2017

Like children competing at a primary school sports day, everyone wins a prize at the Technical Image Press Awards (TIPA).  And why wouldn’t they? Given the manufacturer of each winning product has to pay a hefty licence fee to TIPA … Continue reading

DJI jumps into wearables and storage

April 27, 2017

DJI has unveiled Goggles, a VR-like wearable mask which acts as a motion control unit, allowing an operator to control a range of drones with head movements and gestures. The Chinese drone manufacturer also teamed up with Seagate to unveil … Continue reading

Camera House announces Sony α9

April 21, 2017

Camera House has announced June 2 availability of the $6999 Sony α9, featuring an all new ‘stacked’ full frame 24.2-megapixel Exmor RS sensor and 20fps continuous shooting. (And yes it’s not a typo, Camera House did announce the new camera … Continue reading

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