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Quantum Octagon Softbox And Striplite For Qflash

Quantum has recently rolled out a 26-inch octagonal softbox and a 10-inch x 24-inch strip softbox for the Quantum Qflash range. The lightweight and easily collapsible QF75 Octagon creates beautiful and even light, which is perfect for portraiture, fashion, children, glamour and product photography. The QF76 Strip Softbox is a versatile light source for use as a main light or fill-in in commercial and product photography. The QF75 Octagon and QF76 Strip Softbox are priced at £225 ($364) and £119 ($192), respectively. [PhotographyMonthly]

Fujifilm X100: Rumored To Be Sold Around $1000

by Stephen on December 15, 2010

According to the famous Japanese camera maker, Fujifilm X100 will have three focusing modes: continuous autofocus, single autofocus and manual. There’s also a function called hybrid viewfinder where users can check if the frame is sharp when magnifying a portion of the scene. There will also be a dedicated RAW button. The camera will capture in both JPEG and RAW even when you are pressing JPEG mode button. The Fujifilm X100 is expected to launch next March 2011 however, the company has not announced the price just yet. It was rumored that Fujifilm X100 will be sold on retail somewhere around $1,000. [CNet]

Sony NXCAM HD Camcorder In Development

by Johan on November 17, 2010

Sony will develop a new pro-level NXCAM camcorder that uses the same E-Mount lenses found on the popular NEX-series of cameras. The upcoming NXCAM can accept Sony Alpha mount lenses like the 70-400mm with the aid of the LA-EA1 adapter. Word has it that the NXCAM will feature full 1920 x 1080 resolution in AVCHD format at a variety of frame rates, including 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p and the all-important 24p. Stay tuned for more updates. [PhotographyBay]

Samsung SMX-C20UN Ultra Compact Camcorder

by Johan on March 26, 2010

Samsung SMX-C20UN

The new Samsung SMX-C20UN ultra compact digital camcorder features a unique 25-degree active angle lens that allows you to shoot in complete comfort for extended periods of time. The Edit function of the Samsung C20 allows you to combine and divide files directly on the camcorder, enabling you to edit without transferring files to a PC. The Samsung SMX-C20UN also supports Superior Video Compression (H.264), so you can record more using less memory. The Samsung SMX-C20UN retails for $199.99 a pop. [Samsung]

Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D Camcorder

The world’s first pro quality, fully-integrated full HD 3D camcorder from Panasonic is now available for pre-order. Known as the Panasonic AG-3DA1, this HD 3D camera comes equipped with dual lenses and two full 1920 x 1080 2.07-megapixel 3-MOS sensors for recording 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p (native) and 720/60p and 50p in AVCHD. The camera can record for up to 180 minutes on dual 32GB SD cards in AVCHD PH mode. What’s more, the AG-3DA1 also sports dual HD-SDI out, HDMI version 1.4, two XLR connectors, a built-in stereo microphone and twin-lens camera remotes. You can pre-order the Panasonic AG-3DA1 for a hefty $21,000. [Press Release]

Canon SD3500 IS Touchscreen Digital Camera

by Johan on February 9, 2010

Canon SD3500 IS With Touchscreen LCD

Canon today unveiled the latest Canon SD3500 IS or also known as the Digital IXUS 210 in Europe. Available in black, gold, silver and pink, the Canon SD3500 IS features a sculpted metal exterior, a 14.1-megapixel image sensor and a 24mm genuine Canon lens. The camera also supports a 3.5-inch PureColor II Touch TFT LCD, a 5x optical zoom, Face Detection, Smart Shutter, an HDMI out, a Touch AF, a tap control, and Smart Flash Exposure. Its card reader reads SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMCplus and HC MMCplus. [dpreview]

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