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Lensbaby Introduces Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic Lens: Create Rays of Bokeh In-Camera, Bending Depth of Field Around Your Subject

The following video presents Coming 9.19:
Change the way you see your world. Push yourself. Be the enemy of perfection. Challenge the status quo

Lensbaby just announced the brand new Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic.

Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic Lens: Image by Rachel Shomsky Photography - "Girl Sitting On Rock Wall"

Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic Lens: Image by Rachel Shomsky Photography – “Girl Sitting On Rock Wall”

  • It is an 80mm f/2.8 tilt lens that brings Lensbaby’s classic “sweet spot” look to portrait photographers, or anyone looking for selective focus at a longer focal length.
Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic Lens: Image by Cristina Venedict - "Cowgirl Mystery Hat"

Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic Lens: Image by Cristina Venedict – “Cowgirl Mystery Hat”

  • Sweet 80’s 12 aperture blades make for a perfectly smooth transition from sharp to soft.
Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic

Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic

Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic: Image by Chris Flash

Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic: Image by Chris Flash

Blow past simple depth of field. Create an entirely new composition with our Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic. Bring tack sharp focus to your subject. Fill the surrounding area with compelling, streaky bokeh. We’ve harnessed basic physics to create blur in-camera, bending depth of field around your subject. The result? Your new favorite in-camera effect.

Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic Lens: Image by Rachel Shomsky Photography - "Girl Surrounded In Crazy Flare"

Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic Lens: Image by Rachel Shomsky Photography – “Girl Surrounded In Crazy Flare”

Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic Lens Specifications

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Lenses Tamron

Tamron Develops Ultra-Telephoto 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) Zoom Lens for Full-Frame DSLRs with Nikon and Canon Mounts: Lightweight & Compact

PRESS RELEASE / COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE

Tamron announces the development of a new ultra-telephoto zoom lens with superior image quality, advanced features and lightweight, compact design

by Tamron Canada · Published September 15, 2017 · Updated September 15, 2017

100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035)

September 15, 2017, Saitama, Japan -Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the development of a new ultra-telephoto 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD zoom lens (Model A035) for full-frame DSLR cameras.

Tamron 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035)

Tamron 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035)

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Cameras Canon

Canon 4K UHD Video Camcorders: Professional XF405 and XF400; Consumer VIXIA GX10: Lightweight & Compact, 15x Optical Zoom Lens with 5-Axis Optical IS, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, 3.5-inch Touch Panel LCD, 0.24-inch EVF

The following video presents 4K UHD XF405/XF400 Series for Professional (Canon Official):
“This movie were shot with the New XF series. Enjoy the charm of the circus taken with XF405.”

Canon recently announced the following new lightweight and compact video camcorders that feature 4K/60p video recording:

Canon XF405

Canon XF405

Canon XF400

Canon XF400

Canon VIXIA GX10

Canon VIXIA GX10

  • Consumer Canon VIXIA GX10 is Canon’s first 4K UHD consumer camcorder for video enthusiasts and aspiring filmmakers.

The following video presents Introducing the Canon VIXIA GX10 Camcorder:
Learn how brilliant and lifelike video is made possible with the new VIXIA GX10, Canon’s first 4K UHD consumer camcorder. The VIXIA GX10 includes a large 1.0-inch CMOS sensor and a 15x Optical Zoom lens in a compact, portable design, delivering clear video with stunning detail. Whether you are a video enthusiast or aspiring professional, the VIXIA GX10 is equipped to meet your needs.

The Canon XF405 4K UHD video camcorder, the XF400 4K UHD video camcorder and the VIXIA HF GX10 4K UHD video camcorder are scheduled to be available in November 2017 in:

  • Canada for estimated retail prices of CAD $4,499.991, CAD $3,899.991 and CAD $3,249.99.1 respectively;
  • USA for estimated retail prices of USD $3499.001, USD $2999.001 and USD $2499.00.1 respectively.

PRESS RELEASE

Canon Launches Three New Compact and Lightweight 4K UHD Video Camcorders: The XF405, XF400 and VIXIA GX10

Canon XF405 and detachable handle

Canon XF405 and detachable handle

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Cameras Canon

Canon MM100-WS Compact Multi-Purpose Camera to Be Developed to Capture Images in Low-Light Environments with as Little as 1 Lux of Illumination, and Have Dust & Moisture Resistance and Durability: For Professional & Industrial Applications

Canon MM100-WS Multi-Purpose Camera for video content creation for professional and industrial applications, such as monitoring in narrow spaces, piping inspections, automotive industry, and as a support tool for numerous varieties of verticals

Canon MM100-WS Multi-Purpose Camera for video content creation for professional and industrial applications, such as monitoring in narrow spaces, piping inspections, automotive industry, and as a support tool for numerous varieties of verticals

PRESS RELEASE

Canon Is Developing A New Compact Multi-Purpose Module Camera

MELVILLE, N.Y., September 12, 2017 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., is leveraging the Company’s celebrated and longstanding optical and sensor technologies to develop a new Multi-Purpose Module Camera, the MM100-WS, designed to provide business imaging solutions for new and established companies. Canon Inc. plans to have the new multi-purpose module camera on display in the Canon booths at upcoming tradeshows and events. (more…)

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Cameras Fujifilm Lenses

You’re Invited: Fujifilm Canada’s Public Event of the Latest X & GFX Series Cameras & Lenses and Photo Walk in Toronto-September 17, and Montreal-September 23, 2017, at No Cost

The following video presents Fuji Guys – FUJIFILM X-E3 – Family Time With The X-E3:
Billy takes the Fujifilm X-E3 out for some family shots. FUJIFILM branded Shirts, Jackets and other accessories are available for purchase online. Item availability is dependent of country….This video was shot in 4K with the FUJIFILM X-T20. Videographer: Francis Bellefeuille

Fujifilm Canada will be hosting a launch event in Toronto and Montreal for Fujifilm’s new X-E rangefinder-style mirrorless digital camera, along with the new XF80mm macro lens and the full line-up of the GFX system including the latest GF45mm lens. This will be followed by a photo walk with the Fuji Guys.

Fujifilm Canada

Presents

A Photo Walk with The Fuji Guys

FREE Admission

Try out the latest X & GFX Series cameras and lenses, including the new X-E3 camera and XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR macro lens

Great photography tips and demonstrations

Please bring your own camera gear. Fuji Guys will have a limited number of cameras and lenses for you to try as well

One additional guest allowed per person

Please dress appropriately and wear good “walking ” footwear.

Toronto, Ontario: Sunday, September 17, 2017

Fujifilm Canada: Toronto Event & Photo Walk

Fujifilm Canada: Toronto Event & Photo Walk

Toronto Event Centre
(CNE Grounds),

15 Saskatchewan Rd. Toronto, Ontario M6K 3C3

Itinerary:
Registration: 9:45am

Presentations: 10:15am

Touch and Try: 10:45am

Walk starts: 11:30am
Rain or Shine

All times subject to change. Please allow 5 to 10 minutes of variation.

Please RSVP by September 15th at:
http://1048.mp2203.com/a/1048/click/69/3975/369a688b2b9b02179436d5cc8fb89bad1fc9dd0f/55ab65b3dd8e059d3089242bb0d9c089390ef7f3?ana=InV0bV9zb3VyY2U9RlVKSUZJTE0mdXRtX21lZGl1bT1lbWFpbCZ1dG1fY2FtcGFpZ249Njk

Montreal, Quebec: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Fujifilm Canada: Montreal Event & Photo Walk

Fujifilm Canada: Montreal Event & Photo Walk

You’re invited to a photo walk with the Fuji Guys / Vous êtes invité(e) à une promenade photo avec les Fuji Guys

Fujifilm Canada: L’événement à Montréal et la promenade photo avec les Fuji Guys

Fujifilm Canada: L’événement à Montréal et la promenade photo avec les Fuji Guys

  • Testez les tout derniers appareils et objectifs des séries X et GFX
  • Conseils et démonstrations de photographie utiles
  • Veuillez apporter votre propre matériel photographique. Les Fuji Guys auront avec eux un nombre limité d’appareils et d’objectifs que vous pourrez aussi tester.
  • Un (1) invité supplémentaire permis par personne.
  • Veuillez vous habiller de façon appropriée et porter des chaussures convenant pour la marche.

Place Charles de Gaulle at La Fontaine Park / Place Charles-de-Gaulle au parc La Fontaine
1619 QC-138, Montréal,  QC H2L 3A7

Itinerary / Itinéraire:
Registration / Inscription: 9:45am / 9 h 45

Walk starts / Début de la promenade: 10:00am / 10 h 00
Rain or Shine / Beau temps, mauvais temps

Please RSVP by September 22nd at:  /  S’il vous plaît RSVP avant le 22 septembre à:
http://1048.mp2203.com/a/1048/click/62/3975/1336598f2f542204f814988503fdabf07d983af4/12ade20969ae8edf87384df7e85a11ab8e549ac3?ana=InV0bV9zb3VyY2U9RlVKSUZJTE0mdXRtX21lZGl1bT1lbWFpbCZ1dG1fY2FtcGFpZ249NjIi

If you have any questions, please contact:
Helen Hayter
Brand Manager, Imaging Products
Fujifilm Canada Inc.
Direct: 905.755.2761
Toll Free: 800.263.5018, ext. 582761

Enjoy! / Amusez vous bien!


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Press Releases

McAfee’s Consumer Security Lineup: Product Updates & Enhancements to Protect Your Connected Home Devices, Deliver Online Safety for Children and Enable Online Privacy

The following video presents McAfee® Safe Family – Keep Your Kids Safe:
The app that makes the digital world a safer place for kids. McAfee® Safe Family is a comprehensive parental control tool that protects kids from exposure to harmful digital content, locates kids’ position on a map, and limits kids’ screen time.

Today, McAfee announced updates to its security lineup to better protect the devices consumers use every day. According to the McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2017, ransomware (59%) and mobile malware (79%) have risen over the last four quarters. This increase in vulnerabilities emphasizes the need for consumers to prioritize security solutions equipped to protect against the latest threats. McAfee has updated its core security suite, which includes McAfee AntiVirus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection and McAfee LiveSafe to equip consumers with better anti-malware protection.

Key product updates include:

  • Better anti-malware protection, including protection against zero-day malware
  • Innovations beyond the PC for improved Android device protection
  • Redesigned user interface, now consistent across Windows and Mac-based computers, that delivers personalized security recommendations, and shorter download time

For protection that goes beyond traditional AV, McAfee has extended its offerings to include McAfee Secure Home Platform, McAfee Safe Family and McAfee Safe Connect, which protect connected home devices, deliver online safety for kids and enable online privacy.

The following video presents Worry-free device security for your entire home:
No matter who’s logged in, no matter which device, McAfee Secure Home Platform gives you constant, dependable security, integrated directly to your router.

PRESS RELEASE

Enhancements to McAfee’s Consumer Security Lineup Help Users Protect their Data, Devices and Privacy

McAfee’s robust offerings deliver on its vision to protect what matters most to consumers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 – McAfee today launched its newest consumer security lineup with additional features designed to better address the threats today’s connected users face. Building on the recently announced next-generation anti-malware engine, McAfee’s core security suite – which includes McAfee AntiVirus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection and McAfee LiveSafe – now delivers even more efficient and effective protection from digital threats as the engine’s cloud-based behavioral analytics and machine learning capabilities expand. (more…)

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Apple Phone

iPhone X: Dual 12MP Camera System – Wide-Angle (ƒ/1.8) & Telephoto (ƒ/2.4) – with Dual OIS; Faster AF in Low Light; 4K Video Up to 60fps; Portrait Mode with Portrait Lighting for Selfies with a Depth-of-Field Effect; Water & Dust Resistance; Anti-Spoofing ‘Face ID’ Allows You to Securely Unlock, Authenticate & Apple Pay Via 7MP TrueDepth Camera (ƒ/2.2) System and A11 Bionic Chip

The following video presents iPhone X — Introducing iPhone X — Apple:
It’s all screen. Face ID lets you unlock with a look. Portrait Lighting lets you define the light in a scene. Wireless charging. Augmented reality. A11 Bionic, the most powerful and smartest chip ever in a smartphone. This is iPhone X. Say hello to the future.

PRESS RELEASE

September 12, 2017

The future is here: iPhone X

Packed with Innovative Features Including a Super Retina Display, TrueDepth Camera System, Face ID and A11 Bionic Chip with Neural Engine

iphone X (left to right): Silver color and Space Grey color. "iPhone X is the future of the smartphone in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display."

iphone X (left to right): Silver color and Space Grey color. “iPhone X is the future of the smartphone in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display.”

Cupertino, California — Apple today announced iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization. iPhone X delivers an innovative and secure new way for customers to unlock, authenticate and pay using Face ID, enabled by the new TrueDepth camera. iPhone X will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, October 27 in more than 55 countries and territories, and in stores beginning Friday, November 3.

“For more than a decade, our intention has been to create an iPhone that is all display. The iPhone X is the realization of that vision,” said Jony Ive, Apple’s chief design officer. “With the introduction of iPhone ten years ago, we revolutionized the mobile phone with Multi-Touch. iPhone X marks a new era for iPhone — one in which the device disappears into the experience.”

iphone X, Space Grey color: "The all-glass front and back on iPhone X feature the most durable glass ever in a smartphone..."

iphone X, Space Grey color: “The all-glass front and back on iPhone X feature the most durable glass ever in a smartphone…”

“iPhone X is the future of the smartphone. It is packed with incredible new technologies, like the innovative TrueDepth camera system, beautiful Super Retina display and super fast A11 Bionic chip with neural engine,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iPhone X enables fluid new user experiences — from unlocking your iPhone with Face ID, to playing immersive AR games, to sharing Animoji in Messages — it is the beginning of the next ten years for iPhone.”

Gorgeous All-Screen Design

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Cameras Sony

Flagship Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV Features ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-600mm F2.4-F4 Zoom: World’s Fastest AF Speed 0.03 s, 24 fps Continuous Shooting, 315 Focal-Plane Phase-Detection AF Points, 4K Movie Recording without Pixel Binning, Touch Focus, Dust & Moisture Resistant

The following video presents Sony | Cyber-shot | RX10 IV – Unveil:
Time won’t wait. Nor can you. To take your best shot at the apex of action, focus at top speed. Act upon instinct. Go with the flow. Be ready for the right moment. Then, move like lightning. Zoom way up to ultra-telephoto end. Shoot for it all. Stay sharp all the way. With so much power so well-concentrated and composed, you can always take it easy. What you can achieve is all in your hands.”

*24-600mm: 35mm equivalent
*0.03sec AF speed: CIPA standard, internal measurement, at f=8.8mm (wide-end), EV6.8, Program Auto, Focus mode: AF-A, Focus area: Center
*24fps continuous shooting: with “Continuous shooting mode Hi”

Sony announced today the Cyber-shot RX10 IV camera (model DSC-RX10M4) with the following key features:

  • World’s Fastest (1) AF Speed
  • 24 fps (2) Continuous Shooting with full AF/AE tracking 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points covering approximately 65% of the frame
  • ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-600mm (3) f/2.4-f/4 Large Aperture, High Magnification Zoom Lens
  • 4K (4) Movie Recording with full pixel readout without pixel binning

The following video presents Sony | Cyber-shot | RX10 IV – Product Feature:
Now, it’s easier to capture more stunning stills and movies at every opportunity. The RX10 IV is much more than a solid, smart all-in-one compact — it packs enough groundbreaking innovations for even professionals to marvel at, from ultra-fast AF system of its kind, to legendary optics throughout its 25x zoom range, to extraordinarily precise, powerful image processing, and more.

Sony RX10 IV

Sony RX10 IV

PRESS RELEASE

Sony RX10 IV Announced

Sony launches the next generation of powerful, versatile RX10 cameras, the RX10 IV. The new camera combines lightning-fast AF and 24 fps continuous shooting with a versatile 24-600mm f/2.4-f/4 zoom lens.

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 – Sony – a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer – has today announced the new flagship model in its acclaimed Cyber-shot® RX10 series, the RX10 IV (model DSC-RX10M4).

Featuring the world’s fastest (1) AF acquisition time of 0.03 seconds (5) and up to 24 fps continuous shooting (2) with full AF/AE tracking, 315 phase-detection AF points that rivals those the fastest professional interchangeable lens cameras and an exceptionally versatile 24-600mm (3) F2.4-F4 ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens, the new RX10 IV model delivers an unmatched combination of mobility and speed for imaging enthusiasts and professionals looking for the ultimate ‘all-in-one’ solution.

The impressive RX10 IV camera is equipped with a latest 1.0-type 20.1 MP (6) Exmor RS CMOS stacked image sensor with DRAM chip along with a powerful BIONZ X™ image processor and front-end LSI. These key components all work together to maximize overall speed of operation and performance, ultimately ensuring the highest possible image and video quality throughout the entire range of the 24-600mm (3) lens.

Sony RX10 IV

Sony RX10 IV

“Our customers have been asking for an RX10 series camera with Sony’s latest innovations in AF performance, and we’ve delivered with the RX10 IV model,” said Neal Manowitz, Vice President of Digital Imaging at Sony Electronics. “With its unmatched combination of AF speed and tracking, continuous shooting performance, extensive range of up to 600mm and outstanding video quality, the RX10 IV delivers more flexibility in a singular package than anything else in market. It is perhaps the most versatile ‘all in one’ camera that Sony has ever created, offering a seemingly endless amount of creative possibilities for photographers and videographers.”

Sony RX10 IV: "0.03-sec. autofocus speed doesn’t miss a move". Image Courtesy of Sony

Sony RX10 IV: “0.03-sec. autofocus speed doesn’t miss a move”. Image Courtesy of Sony

Fast Focusing, Fast Shooting

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