Category: Compact System Camera
Monday, November 12, 2012
Samsung UK has announced a new promotion. Those who buy a camera from the new Samsung “Smart” NX range (the NX1000, NX210 and NX20) between 9th November and 9th January will be rewarded with a free 7” Galaxy Tab 2 tablet. The offer will run in conjunction with the current Samsung Smart range cash back deal, offering £50 cash back on the Samsung NX1000 and £100 on both the Samsung NX210 and Samsung NX20. Note that you must be a UK resident in order to be eligible to participate in the promotion.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Fuji has issued a firmware update for the Fujifilm X-Pro1 compact system camera. Version 2.01 incorporates the following improvements and fixes:
1. Adds full compatibility with the Fujinon XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R.lens
2.Improves the auto-focus accuracy of the Fujinon XF60mm lens and fixes a couple of bugs with the M- Mount Adapter and magnified view in manual focus mode.
Fuji has released a firmware update for the Fujifilm X-E1 compact system camera. Version 1.01 incorporates following improvements and fixes:
1. Adds full compatibility with the Fujinon XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R.lens
2.Improves the auto-focus accuracy of the Fujinon XF60mm lens and fixes a bug with the M- Mount Adapter
Friday, November 2, 2012
Olympus UK are really excited to announce the launch of our latest offer, the PEN 1-2-3 Offer.
It’s as simple as it sounds:
Step 1 - Buy any PEN E-PL5 or E-PM2 kit from an authorised Olympus dealer and get a FREE 8GB FlashAir Card, which will allow you to take advantage of the new smart phone app, Olympus Image Share.
Step 2 - Purchase a PEN Portrait Zoom Kit for just £99, saving £250 on the RRP of £349.99.
Step 3 - If you’ve completed steps 1 & 2 you can then claim a 15mm Body Cap lens (RRP £69.99) absolutely FREE!
Visit http://olympusuk.sales-promotions.com/ for more information.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Nikon UK is launching its biggest Christmas promotion to date, offering cashback on selected entry-level DSLR cameras, DX lenses, speedlights, as well as the Nikon 1 J1 and J2 compact system cameras. The offer runs until 21 January 2013. The cashback amounts range from £15/€20 to £70/€85. All claims must be received by 28th February 2013 in order to qualify.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The Canon EOS M compact system camera is now on sale at a range of retailers across the United Kingdom. Equipped with an 18-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, the Canon EOS M features an all-new EOS M lens mount, a Full HD Movie mode with Movie Servo AF for continuous focus tracking of moving subjects, manual exposure control, a sensitivity range of ISO 100-6400 (expandable to ISO 12800) for video recording, ISO 100-12800 (expandable to ISO 25600) for still image shooting, Multi-shot Noise Reduction and a 1,040,000-dot, 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor II with smudge-resistant coating, multi-touch operation and Touch AF. With a recommended retail price of £769.99 including the 18-55mm standard lens and the new Speedlite 90EX flash, the Canon EOS M is available in black, white, silver or red.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The Nikon 1 V2 is a new compact system camera. Offering new levels of speed and more accurate performance, as well as clever next-generation features, full creative control, and wireless methods of image transfer, the Nikon V2 has an advanced hybrid AF system, 15 fps burst mode with continuous autofocus and 60 fps with fixed-point AF, 14.2-megapixel resolution and 160 to 6400 ISO light sensitivity. The Nikon V2 will cost £799.99 / €999.00 / $899.95 in the 10-30mm Kit, and £969.99 / €1199.00 in the 10-30mm and 30-110mm kit.
Launching alongside the Nikon 1 V2 is Nikon’s new Speedlight SB-N7 flash unit. This powerful i-TTL compatible Speedlight boasts a guide number of 18/59 (at ISO 100 m/ft), the flash head tilts up to 120°, and an external wide panel is included. The SB-N7 will cost £149.99 / €179.00 / $159.95.
Nikon today announced the development of three new 1 NIKKOR lenses. The new lenses being developed are a 32mm medium-telephoto fixed focal length lens with a fast maximum aperture of f/1.2, a vibration-reduction (VR) equipped 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens, and a compact and lightweight 10x zoom lens covering the 10-100mm range of focal lengths with maximum apertures of f/4-5.6. An on-sale date, suggested retail price and further specifications will be announced by Nikon Corporation at a later date.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Pentax will exhibit and demonstrate several of its new products including its new flagship K-5 II digital SLR, point-and-shoot models, and compact system cameras, as well as new lenses and accessories at PhotoPlus Expo 2012, Additionally, Pentax will have its largest booth space at the show to date, measuring 1,200 square feet. And, attendees who visit the Pentax booth can pick up a rebate form for substantial savings on a wide variety of Pentax DSLR cameras as well as register in a daily drawing for a chance to win a K-30 DSLR camera kit with DA L 18-55mm lens. PhotoPlus Expo 2012 is taking place from 24-27 October 2012 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Canon has launched its Winter Cashback offer giving you a chance to receive up to £160 cashback on your purchases. Included in the offer are various compact and interchangeable-lens cameras, lenses, accessories, and Legria camcorders. Click through / scroll down for a complete list of eligibel products.
Samsung today announced a cash back initiative for customers purchasing a camera from the Samsung SMART range. The offers available include £100 cash back upon purchasing a Samsung NX20, the Samsung NX210 also comes with £100 cash back and the Samsung NX1000 comes with £50. The Samsung MV900F and the Samsung EX2F also come with £50 whilst the Samsung ST200 and DV300F come with £20, the Samsung QF20 camcorder comes with £30. Once a SMART camera has been purchased, a pre paid visa card loaded with cash will be sent back to the customer via post.
Sony has posted a firmware update for the Sony NEX-7 compact system camera. The update allows users to disable the movie record button to avoid the risk of accidental operation during still shooting; and adds wider 1EV, 2EV and 3EV steps to the list of exposure bracketing options. Further enhancements include improved auto image review, improved image quality with wide-angle lenses and improved indication when setting Flexible Spot AF Area. Registered owners of the Sony NEX-7 compact system camera can download the firmware update from the website below.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Last month, Samsung issued a call for every Briton called David Bailey to meet up in London and take part in a photography project. The initiative was successful as 142 David Baileys came together to meet their namesake, iconic fashion and celebrity photographer David Royston Bailey. The company gave all participants the new Samsung NX1000 camera (read review) to test the theory that “it’s so good that it lets everyone take photos like the world’s best photographer.” For more information, visit the website below..
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Here are seven Full 1080 HD movies taken with the new Panasonic GH3 compact system camera using the MOV, AVCHD and MP4 formats, including 72Mbps in ALL-I.
They’ve all been uploaded onto Photography Blog’s Vimeo HD channel where you can watch them at their native size. Note that these are fully representative of the Panasonic GH3’s final video quality when it ships next month.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Olympus UK has announced an upcoming consumer promotion. Those purchasing an Olympus OM-D E-M5 compact system camera between 15th October and 31st December can claim a 45mm (90mm eq.) f/1.8 short telephoto lens absolutely free by redemption. This offer will only be valid for the UK and the Republic of Ireland and only through authorised stockists. You will need a valid UK/ROI VAT receipt to claim your free lens, subject to the promotion’s Terms and Conditions, which will be posted at the website below, starting 15th October.
Friday, September 21, 2012
We have collected the most interesting digital cameras announced at (or just before) Photokina 2012. They are not necessarily the “best” cameras out there - some of them are indisputably ground-breaking, others rather controversial - but they are all intriguing in one way or another.
Want to see exactly what the new Canon EOS M compact system camera looks like in the flesh? We have compiled a hands-on gallery for your perusal.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
At Photokina, Fujifilm delivered a presentation about the new Fujifilm X-E1 compact system camera, the Fujinon XF18-55mm and XF14mm lenses and the XF1 premium compact camera.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Want to see exactly what the new Hasselblad Lunar compact system camera looks like in the flesh? We have compiled an extensive hands-on gallery for your perusal. Updated!
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic Lumix GH3 compact system camera looks like in the flesh? We have compiled a hands-on gallery for your perusal. Updated and expanded!