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New Nikon D810A Camera is Nikon’s First FX-format DSLR Exclusively Created for Astrophotography: Product Video

Tue February 10, 2015

Image extracted from video below.

Image extracted from video below.

This video presents The World of Astrophotography.

Part I: D810A – The World of Astrophotography (0:01 to 2:26)
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Introducing the new D810A, Nikon’s first FX-format DSLR exclusively created for astrophotography. With an impressive 36.3-megapixel image sensor that shoots in ultra high definition, this stellar camera also features outstanding capabilities to capture nebulae that emit with H-alpha wavelength in red. It is enhanced with unique functions specifically designed for astrophotography.

Part II: Nikon – The World of Astrophotography (2:27 to 4:50)
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Beyond the D810A, Nikon’s full range of digital cameras can also be used to capture the beauty of the galaxy. This second part of the video was created by editing a series of images taken with various Nikon digital cameras using the interval timer setting, to produce a time-lapse movie.


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Nikon Canada Announces The Winners of The NIKKOR Tumbler Lens Mug Giveaway

Mon February 9, 2015

This is an update to the previous blog, Nikon: Post Your Best Photo Taken With NIKKOR Lens Before 3pm ET on Feb.2, 2015 & You Could Win a NIKKOR Tumbler Lens Mug.

Here are the winners of the NIKKOR Tumbler lens mug giveaway.

NIKKOR Tumbler 60mm

NIKKOR Tumbler 60mm

  • Marc Martineau of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, won the NIKKOR Tumbler 60mm. He used his  Nikon D2x attached to a NIKKOR 500mm prime lens.
  • Heather Cook of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, won a NIKKOR Tumbler 24-70mm. She used her Nikon D810 with a NIKKOR 14-24mm zoom lens.
NIKKOR Tumbler 24-70mm

NIKKOR Tumbler 24-70mm

Check out their winning images at https://www.facebook.com/nikoncanada?brand_redir=1 !

Congratulations! / Félicitations!


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New Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Camera: Product Video

Thu February 5, 2015


This video presents OM-D E-M5 Mark II Commercial.


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New Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm f4.0-5.6 II Lens: Video

Thu February 5, 2015

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm f4.0-5.6 II lens: Image extracted from video below.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm f4.0-5.6 II lens: Image extracted from video below.

This video presents M.Zuiko 14-150mm II Product Overview.


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New Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860: Product Video

Thu February 5, 2015

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860, orange: Image extracted from video below.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860, orange: Image extracted from video below.

This video presents TG-860 Sportcam Mode.


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Olympus UK’s ‘TEST & WOW!': Test Drive Key Olympus Products For A Full Day at No Cost

Mon February 2, 2015

The following video presents Season 2: Episode 1 – Shooting Seascapes:

The Anywhere Classroom Series is a virtual photography class where Olympus Visionaries and Trailblazers share their tricks and tips for taking amazing photos. In this episode, Olympus Trailblazer, Alex McClure will show you how to capture stunning seascape images. What are you waiting for? Class is in session.

  • Alex McClure used the Olympus OM-D E-M10 camera.

‘TEST & WOW’ is offered by participating dealers in the UK (United Kingdom). For more details please contact your local dealer.

In just a few easy steps, you could test kits such as the OM-D E-M10 Kit (includes 14‑42mm lens) + 45mm 1:1.8 + Grip, for FREE!

Book a Free Test Drive Today
Those looking for something special can try out key Olympus products…

‘TEST & WOW’ consumers have the possibility to test an Olympus product for private purposes for a full day free of charge. Via the platform or at a participating local dealer, consumers can check the availability of a product. Olympus does not guarantee the actual availability of the products.

Olympus gives you a full 24-hour day with your chosen Olympus equipment. The promotion ‘TEST & WOW’ is only implemented on certain Olympus products as follows.
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Google Earth Pro is Now Available at No Cost: Interactive Imagery of Google Earth With Professional Tools for Business or Personal Use

Sun February 1, 2015

Google Earth Pro is a 3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making.

The following video presents Making better geographic decisions with Google Earth Pro:

  • Learn about the features available in Google Earth Pro.

Google Earth Pro has all the easy-to-use features and detailed imagery of Google Earth, along with advanced tools that help you measure 3D buildings, print high-resolution images for presentations or reports, and record HD movies of your virtual flights around the world.

Google Earth Pro includes the following key features:
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‘Discover Leica': Take a Leica Camera for a 48-Hour Test Drive in London

Sun February 1, 2015

The following video presents Craig Semetko: How to use a Leica M:

What makes the Leica M different from SLRS? Follow along with photographer Craig Semetko as he answers this question and explains how to use the Leica M, including techniques on focusing. For Craig, the benefits of the Leica M include its small, discreet nature and big, bright viewfinder that allows you to see more. Because of this, the Leica M demands more from the photographer. Watch this video and discover the capabilities of the Leica M.

Leica Store Mayfair (London, UK) recently launched ‘Discover Leica’ which offers customers the opportunity to experience a Leica before making a decision to purchase.

  • Customers can take a camera from the M-System, T camera system, X camera series or the range of compacts for a period of 48 hours to fully experience its performance and capabilities.

‘Discover Leica’ is running now and Leica recommends that customers book their experience in advance to ensure both camera availability and details of the security required.
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You’re Invited to Panasonic Webinar ‘Introduction to 4K for Photographers’ Jan.28, 2015 at 12pm PT, 2pm CT, 3pm ET: Sign Up Now

Wed January 28, 2015

This video presents Panasonic LUMIX – Four Examples of Panasonic LUMIX Hybrid Photography in Action.

Panasonic LUMIX has been Changing Photography since the introduction of the first mirrorless camera in 2008. With the removal of the mirrorbox from the DSLR came advancements in focusing accuracy and speed, in-camera creative control, and video recording with real time AF. New “Hybrid Photographers” are advancing the art of photography by taking video and still and mixing it into amazing new forms of photography. Thanks to Panasonic LUMIX 4K video, Hybrid Photographers can now grab high resolution stills directly from 4K video in the camera. Here are 4 examples of Hybrid Photography – (1) 4K Photo from 4K Video, (2) Slide show incorporating video, still, and audio, (3) cinemagraphs of video turn into living photos, and (4) a clip of 4K video.

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Panasonic invites you to a FREE webinar with host Frederick Van Johnson and Lumix Luminary Giulio Sciorio – “Introduction to 4K for Photographers “- today, Jan. 28th, at 12pm Pacific, 2pm Central, 3pm Eastern.

They will show you the following.

  • A basic photographic workflow using 4K.
  • Shoot motion like a still photographer.
  • What is “Hybrid Photography” and how does 4K fit in?
  • Some of the huge advantages of smaller sensors with regard to video.
  • Q&A with Frederick (interview style).
  • Q&A with webinar attendees.

Please click here for more info.

Enjoy!


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Olympus “Freeze Frame” Event at Snozone in UK: Enter a Draw Before Feb.1, 2015 for a Chance to Win an Event Ticket

Mon January 26, 2015

Olympus UK invites you to enter a draw for a chance to win a ticket to the following event:

Freeze Frame

February 10, 2015 @ 09:30 – 12:30

Snozone Xscape
602 Marlborough Gate
Milton Keynes MK9 3XS
United Kingdom
Phone: 0871 222 5673
Website: http://www.snozoneuk.com

Olympus UK is inviting a lucky few photographers to take to the slopes on February 10th 2015, for an explosively action-packed morning event at Snozone, Milton Keynes. This will provide the perfect opportunity to thaw out those photography skills, as you capture snowboarders on real snow.

There will also be a selection of OM-D bodies and M.Zuiko lenses available to try on the day if you wish.

Olympus OM‐D E‐M10

Olympus OM‐D E‐M10

 

The highlights of this event include the following.
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Olympus Teaser: “The Future of Award Winning Photography”

Fri January 23, 2015

Here’s a very exciting teaser from Olympus.

The Future of Award Winning Photography

Coming February 2015.


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You’re Invited: “Peak Performance from Olympus” Event in London, UK, Jan.29, 2015

Fri January 23, 2015

The following video presents Peak Chapayev Summit 360:

Summit 360 of the first British solo of Peak Chapayev (6095m) using the Olympus TOUGH TG-3.

By Explorer Ed Farrelly

Olympus Image Space London

Presents

PEAK PERFORMANCE FROM OLYMPUS

By Explorer Ed Farrelly

FREE Admission

January 29, 2015
Time: 18:00 – 21:00

Olympus Image Space London
199 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3TY United Kingdom

We’ve always said our Olympus Tough camera series was resilient, but find out just how tough it really is at an evening with young explorer Ed Farrelly at the Olympus Image Space, London on January 29th 2015.

Please click here for more info as well as to sign up for this event.

The recent addition to the Olympus Tough camera series is the Olympus STYLUS TOUGH TG-3.

Olympus STYLUS TOUGH TG-3

Olympus STYLUS TOUGH TG-3

The following video presents Olympus Stylus TG-3 Concept Movie.

TG-3, the pinnacle of Tough cameras, perfectly captures the most amazing moments.
With an expanded system, more scenes than ever before are now in your grasp.

Enjoy!


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