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Sony Exiting Brazil: All Camera Sales and Manufacturing to End in 2021

Sony has announced that it is planning to cease all manufacturing and sales of cameras (and other electronics) in Brazil by mid-2021. The change applies to all of the company’s consumer electronics divisions, although technical support will reportedly continue. The official announcement, which was sent to retailers on Monday, contains two dismaying pieces of news. …

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Samyang’s New Lens Simulator Shows How Settings Affect Photos

Samyang has just launched a new Lens Simulator that lets you play with sensor sizes and lens settings to see how they affect the look of resulting photos. The interactive web app features a dynamic photo on the left and controls on the right for adjusting the image. You can choose the background image, sensor …

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Breakthrough Unveils First Third-Party Canon RF-to-EF Drop-in Filter Adapter

Breakthrough Photography has just unveiled its own RF-to-EF adapter with a slot for drop-in filters: the first such adapter to hit the market from a third party, and a slightly more affordable alternative to Canon’s own version. Canon’s RF-to-EF filter adapter is one of the (if not THE) smartest accessories the company released alongside the …

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Tamron Extends Closure of Two Key Factories Due to Decreased Demand

Tamron Japan has issued a statement explaining that it will be extending the closure of two key factories through the end of 2020 because “the global market has not yet recovered” from the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and demand is still depressed. “Tamron Co., Ltd. took some measures to close its factories in …

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Cameradactyl Mongoose is an Auto 35mm Film Carrier for Digitizing with a Camera

Cameradactyl camera maker Ethan Moses has announced the new Cameradactyl Mongoose, an automatic 35mm film carrier for people who want to quickly scan their film using a digital camera. The device is designed to pull an entire roll of 35mm film over a light source while triggering an exposure by an overhead camera for each …

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ZY Optics Unveils Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III Lens for Micro Four Thirds

ZY Optics has unleashed its latest “Speedmaster” lens. Designed for the Micro Four Thirds system, the new Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III combines ultra-fast optics with a 34mm equivalent field of view and packs it inside a lens that costs just $400. Like most of the Mitakon Speedmaster lineup, the lens is surprisingly small given …

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GoPro Unveils the Hero9 Black with 5K Video, Hypersmooth 3.0, and More

GoPro has just unveiled its latest action camera: the GoPro Hero9 Black. The updated camera is pretty much improved in every way, with the ability to capture 5K video and 20MP photos, new HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilization, a front-facing color display, better battery life and more. The Hero9 Black is all about packing “more of …

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TETENAL is Back: 173-Year-Old Photo Chemistry Brand Launches New Store

After coming back from the brink of insolvency with an employee led buyout in February 2019, TETENAL is announcing that they are back in full force. The new TETENAL 1847 GmbH commenced operations on April 1st, 2019. Since then, they have been producing and distributing chemicals from the same location as the old TETENAL company. …

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