GoPro Hero 7 range released

September 21, 2018

GoPro will release its new Hero 7 range on September 27, claiming it sets a new standard with HyperSmooth (Hero 7 Black only) ‘the best in-camera video stabilisation ever featured in a camera.’ The new 7 series cameras are locally … Continue reading

Polaroid flags ‘Mint’ instant camera, printer

September 13, 2018

Polaroid announced the Polaroid Mint 2-in-1 instant digital camera and printer and the Polaroid Mint instant digital pocket printer at the IFA trade show in Berlin in late January. The Polaroid Mint camera offers a choice of three picture modes … Continue reading

Fujifilm X-T3: APS-C is not dead!

September 11, 2018

Fujifilm has announced the late September availability of X-T3, a 26.1-megapixel APS-C mirrorless camera capable of shooting up to 30fps and capturing 4K/60p video. There’s no local pricing (or release?), but the Americans are instructed the X-T3 will cost US$1499 … Continue reading

Canon PowerShot SX70HS features 65x zoom

September 21, 2018

The Canon PowerShot SX70HS will be available in Australia from November. No local pricing, but in the US it’s US$549. Continue reading

DJI Mavic 2 Pro has ‘Blad on board!

August 27, 2018

DJI has announced two additions to its Mavic series: Mavic 2 Pro, the world’s first drone with an integrated Hasselblad camera, and Mavic 2 Zoom, the world’s first foldable consumer drone with optical zoom capability. DJI claims the Mavic 2 … Continue reading


HK camera shop in NSW court (maybe)

September 18, 2018

Does customer protection for Australians extend to offshore retailers? Fair Trading NSW is about to find out, having finally brought a case against serial shonks Camera Sky and Android Enjoyed. The two websites, operated by parent company Digital Marketing and … Continue reading


Online retail stiffles price

September 6, 2018

Retailers will be painfully aware of just how difficult it is to increase margins these days. A Harvard Business School professor puts it down to the internet and online retailing, according to an article by Richard Holden, Professor of Economics … Continue reading

Canon follows with full-frame mirrorless

September 6, 2018

Canon has announced the EOS R full frame mirrorless camera system featuring a new  RF lens mount which links with Canon EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lenses via a series of lens mount adapters. The new mount is the same … Continue reading


New era of stability in camera sales?

August 29, 2018

While the January to June 2018 camera market overall is well down on production and shipment levels compared to 2017 and 2016, the story is far more sunny when we look at the interchangeable segment, and even more so when … Continue reading

Nikon Z mirrorless invigorates camera market

August 24, 2018

At last! With the announcement of its Z-mount full frame mirrorless system, Nikon injects some much needed competition into one of the most vibrant sections of the camera market. At the heart of the new Z mount system is the … Continue reading


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