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World’s Gigantic 570-Megapixel Camera

Located on a mountaintop, the camera was deployed in 8 years of construction at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile in purpose for astronomy research. Planning and building took 120 scientists from 23 international organizations. The main mission behind the effort is to investigate the issue of dark matter and its role in the expansion [...]

From Your Camera to the World with Wi-Fi SD Memory Card

Now you don’t need to pull your SD memory card out of  camera (pocket or DSLR), and to put it into a computer/mobile device to share your shots to the internet. You can share them right away from your camera by using a Wi-Fi-equipped SD card produced by Transcend.
The new Wi-Fi SD memory card allows [...]

Samyang T 1.5 85mm AS IF UMC Soon on Sale

Samyang Europe has informed the release of its new VDSLR lens: Samyang T 1.5 85mm AS IF UMC. It is available for Nikon, Canon, and Sony mounts.
It features Optical construction comprising of 9 lenses divided into 7 optical groups and provides internal focusing function, Iris diaphragm to produce artistic bokeh. The aperture and focus rings have [...]

Control Your DSLR from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

The ioShutter is a cable that connects your iDevice to your camera in order to control the shutter. It works with its companion ioShutter app (both free and paid versions are available) to control your DSLR’s shutter through six different modes: standard trigger, motion trigger, sound trigger, time-lapse, timer, and bulb.

The ioShutter app is compatible with all iPhones from 3 [...]

Sugar Empire and Colonial History through Photos

Sugar used to be one of the most demanded commodities in the old time. About four centuries ago, Netherlands was the main distributor of sugar global trading in European countries. For the former Dutch colonization countries, sugar plantation and trade brings story about labor, exploitation, and migration.
Six photographers – Alejandro Chaskielberg, Carl de Keyzer, Ed [...]

Price Announced for New Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM

This week is full of announcement. Following Canon and Tamron lenses, Sigma took turn to announce its new 35mm F1.4 DG HSM lens’ availability and price. This lens is available for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Pentax, and Sigma mounts and compatible with both full-frame and APS-C cameras.
Priced around US$ 899, the Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM [...]

Lowepro’s Rover Pro for Adventure Photographer

Lowepro has launched Rover Pro 35L and 45L designed for adventure photographers. The backpacks are made from the lightweight technical fabrics: 210D ripstop nylon with PU coating and Lowepro’s patented All Weather Cover for weather protection.
The contoured shoulder straps and waist belt are also adjustable for both male and female photographers. The custom fit system [...]

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 DI VC USD: Price & Availability Announced

Tamron has just announced the price and availability of its recently announced SP 70-200mm f/2.8 DI VC USD lens. The lens will be available for Canon, Nikon, and Sony Alpha mounts.
Unveiled at Photokina 2012 in Germany on September, the telephoto zoom lens will be available for Canon mount starting November 30, 2012; the price is [...]

“Champagne” Cameras to Celebrate Lomography’s 20th Anniversary

Lomography has launched a number of cameras themed “Champagne” to celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary. The cameras are inspired by the elegance of sparkling champagne.
According to, Champagne edition camera is available in four models: Diana F+ Cuvée Prestige for medium format photos priced for US$ 101.65, Diana Mini Premier Cru with 35mm lens priced [...]

Canon’s New EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM & EF 35mm f/2 IS USM Lenses

Canon has just widened its lens line with new EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM and EF 35mm f/2 IS USM lenses. Both are expected to be available in December 2012.
The EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM is the latest addition of Canon’s L-series, added with a new macro function allowing shooting up to 0.7x maximum magnification. [...]