Inon ships X2 housing for Panasonic GX9
Inon has officially announced their X2 housing for the Panasonic GX9 mirrorless camera. Constructed of aluminum, it has a machined front section and a cast rear. It has three independent dials to control exposure, has a wide range of lens support and ships with an audible and visual leak detector.
Report: Nikon Professional Roadshow 2019
Wetpixel attended the recent Nikon Professional Services Roadshow and was able to get hands-on with the new Z series mirrorless full frame cameras. We were able to test the cameras’ autofocus with fisheye and macro lenses, albeit not underwater. In addition, Nikon was very keen to point out their firmware update will uniquely offer the option of outputting ProRes RAW over HDMI to the Atomos Ninja V external recorder/monitor.
Canon announces the EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera
Canon has announced entry-level mirrorless cameras using their new L mount. Designed to be small and lightweight, it has a 26.2 MP full frame sensor with a Digic 8 image processor and Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus. Native ISO range is 100-25,600 and video can be recorded at 4K UHD 24P or full HD 60p.
Adobe releases AI Driven Image Enhance in Lightroom
Adobe has released significant updates to its Lightroom apps and Adobe Camera RAW. The biggest addition is an option of enhancing the details of RAW files. This is done by Adobe’s Sensei Deep Learning engine which interprets and correct issues created by the demosaicing applied by the camera’s image processor. Enhance Details is an option within the Photo menus of Lightroom CC (v.8.2) and Lightroom Classic CC (v.2.2).
Silent Kingdom: A World beneath the Waves available for pre order
Datacolor ships SpyderX calibration tool
Nikon D500 Mid-Term Report by Don Silcock
Flickr delays image deletions
Back in November, Flickr announced that they will delete images from free accounts that have over 1,000 images. USA Today reports that he deadline for this has just been extended until 12 March, due to “feedback from our members and complications some members experienced when downloading photos.” Flickr, now owned by Smugmug is offering an unlimited Pro account for $50/year or “simple tools” that allow users to download any of their content from the Flickr platform.
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