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Firmware Update Will Improve Eye AF, Add RAW Video to Z6 II and Z7 II

Nikon has announced a new firmware update coming on February 25 that will improve the eye autofocus capabilities of the Z6 II and the Z7 II as well as bring additional video features to the full-frame mirrorless cameras. Firmware Version 1.10 update will improve the performance of Nikon’s Eye-Detection Autofocus (Eye-AF) on both of the …

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Software Can Turn Lightroom or Aperture Catalogs into Luminar Catalogs

Avalanche is a photo migration software by developer Cyme that can be used to convert one photo catalog into another without losing any data. Today it announced compatibility with Skylum Luminar 4 and AI, allowing Lightroom, Aperture, and soon Capture One catalogs to be turned into Luminar catalogs. Avalanche says that its software will analyze …

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Hasselblad Reveals the Design Philosophy of its X-Series Cameras

Hasselblad has started a new series on YouTube that aims to give viewers an inside, behind-the-scenes look at the company’s headquarters in Sweden. Its first episode centers around the design philosophy of its X-system of mirrorless cameras, and the thought process behind it. Called Hasselblad’s Home, this ongoing series is designed to show fans of …

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Nikon Unveils 1-Inch Sensor That Can Shoot 1,000 FPS in 4K

Nikon has announced the development of a 17.84 million pixel, 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor that can shoot “high-resolution images” at up to 1,000 frames per second in shoot 4K and promises a particularly impressive wide dynamic range. The announcement comes after its initial unveiling at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco on February …

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The First Smartphone Image Sensor With 100% PDAF Coverage Unveiled

OmniVision Technologies claims to have developed the first image sensor with 100% phase detection autofocus (PDAF) coverage designed for smartphones. The company says its new 50-megapixel sensor allows for improved distance calculation, faster autofocus, and better low-light performance. This new sensor combines the high resolution of 50 megapixels with 1.0-micron pixel size, selective conversion gain, …

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