Fujifilm Press Releases

Fujifilm NEOPAN 100 ACROS II, 100 ISO Film for Black-and-white Photography

Neopan 100 Acros is Fujifilm Professional’s newest addition to its black-and-white family of films. Neopan 100 Acros is a medium speed, ultra-high-image quality black-and-white negative film and features the world’s highest standard in grain quality among ISO 100 films.

Fujifilm recently announced the return of black-and-white film: NEOPAN 100 ACROS II.

  • NEOPAN 100 ACROS II employs Fujifilm’s proprietary Super Fine-Σ technology along with ISO 100.
  • “This results in unsurpassed fine grain, sharpness and exceptional three-dimensional gradation even in bright highlights, when compared with the original NEOPAN 100 ACROS.”

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FUJIFILM ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF BLACK AND WHITE FILM WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF NEOPAN 100 ACROS II

UNSURPASSED IMAGE QUALITY, WORLD-CLASS FINE GRAIN

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Lenses Zeiss

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100, a Fast Telephoto Lens for Full-Frame DSLR Cameras from Nikon and Canon, for Portrait or Product Photography: Get Harmonic Bokeh and “3D Pop Effect”

The following video presents ZEISS Otus lens family – A versatile set of lenses for 6K cinematography:
Edge-to-edge sharpness and no chromatic aberration on a 35mm full fame camera sensor. The ZEISS Otus lens family with its three lenses (28mm / f1.4, 55mm / f1.4 and 85mm / f1.4) provide the perfect tool for any demanding production.

ZEISS recently announced the Otus 1.4/100 lens.

  • A telephoto focal length joined the Otus family which includes a short tele lens, the ZEISS Otus 1.4/85 and a wide-angle lens, the ZEISS Otus 1.4/28 .
  • “Maximum detail at maximum speed” for portrait or product photography.
ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: © Peter Coulson

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: © Peter Coulson

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: Technical Specifications

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 Technical Data / Specifications: Nikon F (ZF.2 mount) and Canon EF (ZE mount)

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 Technical Data / Specifications: Nikon F (ZF.2 mount) and Canon EF (ZE mount)

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New ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 DSLR Lens for the Most Demanding Applications

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: © Björn Pados

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: © Björn Pados

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: Image Courtesy of Zeiss

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: Image Courtesy of Zeiss

ZEISS adds a tele focal length to its line of lenses for full-frame DSLR cameras from Canon or Nikon

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Cameras Fujifilm

Fujifilm INSTAX MINI LIPLAY is the Smallest, Most Lightweight Instant Camera of the INSTAX Series: LCD, Sound Recording, Integrated Six Filters and 30 Frames, Smartphone Printing, Remote Shooting & More

The following video presents instax mini LiPlay Promotional Movie 30sec./ FUJIFILM:

Fujifilm INSTAX MINI LIPLAY, Stone White

Fujifilm INSTAX MINI LIPLAY, Stone White

PRESS RELEASE

FUJIFILM ADVANCES HYBRID PHOTO TECHNOLOGY WITH THE RELEASE OF INSTAX MINI LIPLAY™

Fujifilm INSTAX MINI LIPLAY (left to right): Stone White, Elegant Black, Blush Gold

Fujifilm INSTAX MINI LIPLAY (left to right): Stone White, Elegant Black, Blush Gold

Mississauga, ON – June 11, 2019 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the upcoming release of its new INSTAX MINI LIPLAY hybrid camera, which incorporates both instant print and digital technologies.  Offering a host of never-before-seen features designed to take instant photography to the next level, the LiPlay features a rear LCD screen along with sound recording capability, integrated filters and frames, smartphone printing, remote shooting capabilities, and more.

Fujifilm INSTAX MINI LIPLAY, Stone White: Use the display screen to get your best shot and select the images to print: Images Courtesy of Fujifilm

Fujifilm INSTAX MINI LIPLAY, Stone White: Use the display screen to get your best shot and select the images to print: Images Courtesy of Fujifilm

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Firmware Updates Olympus

The Latest Olympus Firmware Update (Mar. 7, 2019) for OM-D E-M10 Mark II (Ver. 1.4) and OM-D E-M10 Mark III (Ver. 1.2): Improvements

The following video presents OM-D E-M10 Mark II – Power to create:
Perfect Images in low light and on the move: always hand-shake blur-free in any situation thanks to the E-M10 Mark II’s powerful 5-Axis Image Stabilisation (IS) technology. Leaving you to enjoy taking amazing, high-quality, pin sharp images wherever you go. OLYMPUS’ powerful 5-Axis IS technology is built in-camera for a more effective, lighter system.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, silver

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, silver

Olympus’ latest firmware update (Mar. 07, 2019) for both OM-D E-M10 Mark II and OM-D E-M10 Mark III compact mirrorless cameras are as follows:

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, black

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, black

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II: Firmware Update Version 1.4
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III, silver

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III, silver

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III: Firmware Update Version 1.2
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III (left to right): black and silver

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III (left to right): black and silver

The following video presents Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III – Happy Birthday!:
Happy Birthday, dear OM-D E-M10 Mark III! 🎉
Let’s celebrate one year of travel memories and adventures all over the world…”

Benefits for both OM-D E-M10 Mark II and OM-D E-M10 Mark III include the following:
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Canon Lenses

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM – Portrait Lens for EOS R Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System: Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics Greatly Reduces Chromatic Aberration; Low light Shooting; Desirable Bokeh; Dust-/Weather-Resistant; Control Ring for Direct Setting Changes; Minimum Focusing Distance of 2.79 ft./0.85m

This is an update to the previous blog, Canon is Developing Six RF-series Lenses for the EOS R Full-frame Mirrorless Camera System: RF 85mm F1.2 L USM, RF 85mm F1.2 L USM DS, RF 24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 15-35mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM.

Canon recently announced the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM standard prime lens for Canon EOS R Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System.

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM

The following video presents A Look at the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM with Rudy Winston:
Description: Join Canon USA’s Rudy Winston to learn about the design, the performance, and the optics that make the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM lens a must-have on your lens list.

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: Shooting Mode - Manual Exposure, Shutter Speed (TV): 0.4 Aperture (AV) - 1.2, ISO Speed - 100, White Balance - Auto: Ambience Priority, Picture Style -Standard: Image Courtesy of Canon

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: Shooting Mode – Manual Exposure, Shutter Speed (TV): 0.4 Aperture (AV) – 1.2, ISO Speed – 100, White Balance – Auto: Ambience Priority, Picture Style -Standard: Image Courtesy of Canon

PRESS RELEASE

The Go-To RF-Mount Portrait Lens: Canon U.S.A. Announces The RF 85mm F1.2 L USM

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: © Felicia Sisco: Aperture f/1.2, Shutter Speed - 1/400, ISO Speed - 2000

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: © Felicia Sisco: Aperture f/1.2, Shutter Speed – 1/400, ISO Speed – 2000

The New L-Series Lens is Canon’s First RF Lens to Feature Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics Helping to Greatly Reduce Chromatic Aberration

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: Image Courtesy of Canon

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: Image Courtesy of Canon

MELVILLE, NY, May 8, 2019 – Continuing the company’s commitment to providing photographers with core focal-length lenses for the EOS R Full-Frame mirrorless camera system, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM standard prime lens. The fifth lens in the RF family, the RF 85mm lens provides another vital tool for photographers using the EOS R or EOS RP cameras, in particular, those shooting portrait photography.

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: Image Courtesy of Canon

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: Image Courtesy of Canon

“Optics is at the core of Canon’s heritage. It is engrained in our DNA and the top priority when developing the EOS R Camera System around the RF mount and accompanying lenses,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Canon is very enthused to now bring the lenses we shared in the RF lens development announcement, starting with the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM. We envision this product as being the quintessential workhorse lens for portrait photographers of all skill levels.”

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: Shooting Mode - Manual Exposure, Shutter Speed (TV) - 1/800, Aperture (AV): 1.2, ISO Speed: 100, White Balance - Auto: Ambience Priority, Picture Style - Portrait: Courtesy of Canon

Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: Shooting Mode – Manual Exposure, Shutter Speed (TV) – 1/800, Aperture (AV): 1.2, ISO Speed: 100, White Balance – Auto: Ambience Priority, Picture Style – Portrait: Courtesy of Canon

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Cameras Panasonic

Panasonic Develops LUMIX S1H Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera With 6K Cinema-Quality Video and World’s First Video Recording at 6K/24p (3:2 Aspect Ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 Aspect Ratio) and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K: Compact & Lightweight, Multiple Formats Including 4:3 Anamorphic Mode, V-Log/V-Gamut With a Wide Dynamic Range of 14+ Stops

The following video presents [NEW] LUMIX S | A Sneak Peek of LUMIX S1H Footage – DOP: Alicia Robbins:
Changing lenses during shooting is necessary to get intended angle of view and depth of field, however, shooting becomes easier and more comfortable if you don’t need to do it. The new Micro Four Thirds LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X1025) lens makes this come true with its versatile focusing distance, full-range F1.7 high speed aperture and nimble mobility. In addition to high image quality, this lens boasts stunning performance such as fast, accurate AF/MF control and stepless aperture ring. Try new LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X1025) lens for your creative freedom, especially in video recording. Shot with Panasonic LUMIX GH5S/GH5 and LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X1025)

PRESS RELEASE

PANASONIC CANADA DEVELOPS NEW LUMIX S1H FULL-FRAME MIRRORLESS CAMERA WITH CINEMA-QUALITY VIDEO AND THE WORLD’S FIRST 6K/24P RECORDING CAPABILITY

MISSISSAUGA, ON (May 31, 2019) – Panasonic announces the development of the LUMIX S1H, a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless system camera equipped with a full-frame image sensor. The LUMIX S1H is the world’s first camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p*1 (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio) and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K.*2 *3 Combining professional- level video quality and high mobility of the mirrorless camera, Panasonic will release the LUMIX S1H to world markets in fall 2019.

The new LUMIX S1H has been designed and developed by applying the vast expertise and technologies accumulated in the cinema cameras of the LUMIX S Series of full-frame mirrorless cameras. It packs all of these technologies, especially in the field of digital signal processing and heat dispersion, into a compact, lightweight body to achieve both high performance and nimble mobility. The LUMIX S1H opens the door to creative film production in ways that conventional, bulky camera systems simply could not do.

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Lenses Panasonic

Panasonic Canada 1.4x Teleconverter DMWSTC14 and 2x Teleconverter DMWSTC20 for LUMIX S Series Telephoto Zoom Lenses: Dust/Splash/Freeze-resistant to -10 Degrees Celsius

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PANASONIC CANADA INTRODUCES NEW TELECONVERTERS FOR LUMIX S SERIES TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENSES

Panasonic adds 1.4x Teleconverter DMWSTC14 and 2x Teleconverter DMWSTC20 to its LUMIS S Series accessories line-up

MISSISSAUGA, ON (May 31, 2019) – Panasonic introduces new teleconverters for the LUMIX S Series telephoto zoom lenses, the 1.4x Teleconverter DMWSTC14 and 2x Teleconverter DMWSTC20. The teleconverters can be attached to the LUMIX S PRO 70-200mm F4 O.I.S. (SR70200)*1, enabling the use of the lens as a super telephoto lens with its extended zoom range of maximum 400mm with high-speed, high-precision AF. The rugged dust/splash-resistant*2 design withstands use under harsh conditions even in -10 degrees Celsius for high mobility.
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Leica Lenses Panasonic

Panasonic LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (HX1025), the World’s First Standard Zoom Lens Achieving Full-range F1.7: Compact & Lightweight, Dust/Splash/Freeze-resistant to -10 Degrees Celsius, Suppresses Focus Breathing

The following video presents LUMIX G Lens H-X1025:
LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm /F1.7 ASPH.

The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm (35mm camera equivalent: 20-50mm) is the first lens ever to deliver F1.7 brightness throughout the zoom range.* With a single compact, lightweight lens, photographers can capture vast landscapes with dramatic perspective, take candid shots in low light, and compose appealing portraits with a distinctive bokeh effect in the background. Moreover, seamless iris control allows users to shoot video with exceptionally smooth changes in exposure when zooming or panning. Creators can shift deftly between still photography and video, always enjoying the same outstanding level of expressive power.
*Among digital interchangeable lenses for mirrorless cameras as of May 31, 2019.

PRESS RELEASE

PANASONIC CANADA INTRODUCES THE LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (HX1025), A DIGITAL INTERCHANGEABLE LENS FOR MIRRORLESS CAMERAS

Panasonic’s new lens is the World’s first* standard zoom lens achieving full-range F1.7

Panasonic LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (HX1025)

Panasonic LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (HX1025)

MISSISSAUGA, ON (May 31, 2019) – Panasonic is introducing a new standard zoom digital interchangeable lens, the LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (HX1025). The lens boasts a large F1.7 aperture throughout the entire 20-50mm (35mm camera equivalent) zoom range with exceptionally high optical performance clearing the stringent LEICA standards. The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. is suitable for photo shooting and video recording to satisfy both professional photographers and videographers.

Panasonic LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH.: Photo by Jonas Borg

Panasonic LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH.: Photo by Jonas Borg

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