Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hasselblad set for growth under new European owners

June 30, 2011
Hasselblad set for growth under new European owners

30/06/2011 Hasselblad, the premium medium format camera manufacturer, is planning a rapid expansion of cutting edge capture products and is set to target new imaging markets following the company’s acquisition by Ventizz Capital Fund IV, LP, a private equity investor exclusively advised by Swiss- and Germany based Ventizz Capital Partners AG. Ventizz, which specializes...
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LEICA CAMERA OFFERS NEW FIRMWARE UPDATE 2.014 FOR THE LEICA M8

June 29, 2011
LEICA CAMERA OFFERS NEW FIRMWARE UPDATE 2.014 FOR THE LEICA M8

Solms, Germany (June 29, 2011) – Leica Camera AG announces the latest firmware update for all versions of the Leica M8. Users wishing to benefit from the new offerings can now download firmware update Version 2.014 from the Leica Camera website and take advantage of new, improved features. The firmware update coincides with the...
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Phase One Capture Pilot App Now Offers Camera Control

June 29, 2011
Phase One Capture Pilot App Now Offers Camera Control

COPENHAGEN, June 29, 2011 — Phase One, the world’s leader in open-platform based professional medium format camera systems and solutions, today announced the availability of Camera Control — a new Capture Pilot(TM) option that lets photographers operate their cameras remotely via their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. This remote camera control frees photographers to...
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Sigma Corporation 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro now available

June 28, 2011
Sigma Corporation 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro now available

Upgraded, large-aperture, medium-telephoto macro lens enables high-performance, close-up, handheld photography
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Leica Reveals the M9-P and 21mm Super Elmar f3.4 Lens

June 21, 2011

Today Leica unveiled the M9-P, a version of the M9 “for professional photographers” and the 21mm Super Elmar f3.4 wide angle lens. I have a feeling the combination would make a formidable, yet compact landscape camera. Full press releases after the jump. I will post images of the new gear as soon as Leica...
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