Reported by Hoya, it is announced that Ricoh is buying Pentax’s camera business. The $124 million-worthy deal is planned to be taking effect later this year—scheduled to be in October.
36th Edition Contents:
Composition & Soul
Elements needed to construct good photos
On Street Photography
It’s a matter of seeing and reacting. Get the tips on it
Hindu’s Celebration by throwing colored powder & water
Memorable Pictures of Yogya 1979
Capturing the streets of Yogyakarta 32 years ago
Lomba Foto Bulanan
Foto pemenang Canon-FN Lomba Foto Bulanan
Gathering & Workshop di Balikpapan
Ajang persahabatan & [...]
Olympus is about to launch three new cameras of the PEN series. The new line-up—the E-PM1, E-PL3, and E-P3—is to be expected later this week. Campaigning on them, Olympus has published a teaser video revealing some portion of this upcoming PEN camera.
Apple has just filed a patent application with the U.S Patent & Trademark for an application to build in the iPhone various sensors to automatically correct tilt and perspective distortion when capturing photos. The correction will occur while shooting and can also be stored along with the photo for later correction.
Leica’s chairman Dr. Andreas Kaufmann and CEO Alfred Schopf have confirmed that the German company is developing a new compact camera system. Leica’s goal is to create a new market in the Electronic Viewfinder, Interchangeable Lens (EVIL) segment.
“It’s more than an idea,” says Schopf. “You will see something at the next Photokina [trade show in [...]
Pentax Imaging Company has announced the Pentax Q camera. It is claimed as the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera (ILC).
The Q offers the versatility and precision of an advanced DSLR in a body that is significantly smaller than every other digital ILC body available on the market today. It carves out an entirely [...]
Adding to the release of the M9-P professional rangefinder camera, Leica has also unveiled its new wide-angle prime lens, the Super-Elmar-M 21mm f/3.4. With a minimum focus distance of 0.7m, the lens uses a dual-sided aspheric element and 4 anomalous partial dispersion optical elements.
Supported by optics from Carl Zeiss, the Nokia N9 is built in with an 8 MP camera featuring wide-angle lens equivalent to the Carl Zeiss Tessar f/2.2 lens. Designed in one-piece body with a 3.9 inch touch screen covered by scratch-resistant glass, it offers smooth swipes for navigating through the screen.
Competing with the growing new companies, Google is reported to join in the business as the company has just filed a trademark for an application named Photovine earlier this month—which might be an expansion to the existing Picasa.
Canon & Fotografer.net Gathering and Workshop Series 2011 in Balikpapan has already run well and succesfully for two days, June 18 and 19. Makassar, South Sulawesi, became the first city to hold the gathering (5/1), and Yogyakarta became the first to carry out the workshop (5/15). Meanwhile, Balikpapan was the first to run both.
Taking place [...]