Launch of KIKI – A Community for Photographers

I have been excitedly waiting for the day that this announcement would come. Cape Town based wedding photographer Christine Meintjes has launched KIKI which is an online community for photographers that she has been working on for some time now. I recall the first time we chatted over Skype and the excitement she expressed over … Read moreLaunch of KIKI – A Community for Photographers

Lots of New Releases from Nikon, Olympus etc at CP+ Expo

Its the CP+ Expo in Japan and with that comes a lot of new camera announcements. There is a whole Coolpix range revamp from Nikon, some more cameras from Olympus, lenses from Sigma and all in all too much to try and share it all here. If you want more in depth content I would suggest checking out 1001 Noisy Cameras and their CP+ 2011 Situation Room.

Read on for some of the highlights that have caught our interest the most.

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Fujifilm X100 Officially Launches

One of the cameras that we saw at Photokina 2010 which had me fascinated, was Fuji’s classical range-finder styled X100. With a 12MP APS-C CMOS sensor and a lens roughly equivalent to a 35mm f/2 this looked like a great alternative to a Leica M9. The problem was in September 2010 it seemed like a lifetime away to wait till 2011. Now its coming in March, thats only next month. Price, about USD$1200.00 but you can check out more in the press release.

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New Canon EOS 600D, EOS 1100D and more

Its been a busy day for Canon. They have announced two new entry level DSLR cameras (EOS 600D and EOS 1000D) plus some more compacts, lenses and flashes. Lets get a brief overview shall we.

EOS 1100D

This is a 12MP CMOS camera with 720P video. It has a 9 point autofocus system with the EOS 7D colour metering system and a basic menu system that aims to simplify your first DSLR experience.

EOS 600D

At heart this is still the 18MP CMOS 550D but now with a tilt and swivel screen as in the EOS 60D plus wireless flash control as found in higher end models.

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