Short Exposures: July 11

Connected disconnects…New Tamron lenses…Improved ExpoDisc available…

Connected disconnects
Consumer electronics trade news website Connected Australia has folded.

The reason management gave for the closure was ‘deep changes to the nature of the appliance retailing business over recent years that have made an intensive news service such as Connected unviable.’

Camera House general manager PaulShearer was acknowledged in the closure announcement as a supporter of the website.

Owner Claire Moffat intends to now ‘focus on the growth and development of the Connecting To Women business’.

New Tamron lineup
lensesThe press release has arrived for the three lenses Photo Counter announced two weeks ago: the 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD ($1149); the 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III ($849, for Micro 4/3); and the Canon M-mount 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC ($649), with the addition of pricing ($849) and other details for the previously-announced 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro.

Click here to access the full release.

Improved ExpoDisc available
An upgraded ExpoDisc white balance tool has been released. The ExpoDisc 2.0 introduces user-selected warming gels and an improved, simpler mounting design. It’s also a two-for-one deal in that it combines the original Neutral and Portrait versions in one unit. More details in Pro Counter. Click here.

 


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