Sony Announces New Models for PMA

Sony is exhibiting an array of innovative digital imaging products at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) 2010 International Convention, including a concept model of the new compact α (alpha) DSLR camera system that employs anExmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor, which provides full AVCHD video capability.

New concept α products being shown include an ultra compact model with interchangeable lenses, additions to the α family (including a successor to the α700), along with new TX5 and H55 Cyber-shot® cameras, new printers and other accessories.

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PhotoComment Magazine February 2010 Issue 12

In this issue: We feature Frank Krummacher in our Professional Portfolio. See the latest releases in Scoop. We review: Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX5 Nikon Coolpix S1000PJ We learn about Zoo Photography in the Technique Section http://archive.photocomment.co.za/magazine/back-issues/ Please leave your thoughts and comments below or send them to magazine@photocomment.net.

Updated: Cruise photos intact after camera hauled from seabed

Update: Owners of Camera found, and they are South African!

See the follow up story here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/8510314.stm

A trawlerman is trying to trace the owner of a digital camera after it was hauled from the Atlantic seabed in his nets with the photos still intact.

Benito Estevez believes the camera was dropped overboard from the QM2A man is seen in one of the photographs wearing an Oxford tourist hatliner in the middle of the Atlantic.

The camera’s memory card revealed five photographs, including a woman posing on the deck of a ship, with the now out-of-service QE2 in the background.

Mr Estevez, of Spain, is now trying to trace the people in the pictures.

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CANON MARKS A DECADE OF INNOVATION WITH 2,204 NEW PATENTS IN 2009

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 10, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, is proud to announce that for the 10th consecutive year, Canon Inc. has ranked as one of the top five corporate recipients of U.S. patents. Covering a broad spectrum of digital imaging innovations, consumer product enhancements, and leading-edge technology, Canon’s commitment and investment in research and development resulted in 2,204 patents in 2009, bringing the Company’s total to nearly 20,000 patents in the last decade.

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A Letter from Paris – Thursday 4 February 2010

The Cow Artworks have pleasure inviting you to the opening night of

A Letter from Paris, an exhibition by Eric Miyeni

In October 2008 Eric Miyeni, accompanied by his trusty pen and camera, spent two weeks in Paris keenly observing the architecture, the history, the people and the culture.

The result is an accomplished collection of essays and black and white photographs that are quirky, often poignant, quite astute, really funny and truly different in their take on the subject matter.

Please join us for the launch of his photographic journal, A Letter from Paris as well as his first ever exhibition of black and white photography.

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50 Million Lenses

London, UK, 29th January 2010: Canon today announces a significant milestone by celebrating the production of its 50 millionth EF lens for its renowned EOS range of cameras, marking over 20 years of innovative technology and drive to provide photographers with the best quality products. This landmark was achieved during the manufacture of the EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM and illustrates the incredible story that has seen Canon achieve the production of over 10 million lenses in just under two years. The story began in 1987 with the birth of the first camera in the EOS system, the EOS 650, and has since seen many groundbreaking advances in technology, including: 1987 saw the first lens with an Ultrasonic Motor – EF 300mm f/2.8L USM for professional sports and wildlife photographers In 1995 Canon introduced the worlds first interchangeable lens with Image Stabilizer – EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM for sports and wildlife enthusiasts In 2001 the first lens to incorporate Canon’s multi layered diffractive optics elements –

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