Swedish tradition, Italian design…come to Camera West and check out the very unique one-of-a-kind Hasselblad Lunar, a 24.3 megapixel mirrorless camera utilizing Sony’s E-Mount.
Swedish camera manufacturer Hasselblad is finally shipping the Lunar after it was announced at Photokina last year. The camera comes with your choice of grips: black or brown leather, carbon fiber, and wood: mahogany or olive, to be precise. The Lunar includes an 18-55mm lens and is priced at $6995.
Canon today announced enhancements to the EOS M Compact System Camera with a firmware upgrade to improve the AF performance.
The firmware according to Canon will boost the One Shot AF up to 2.3x faster. The new firmware delivers improved performance as a result of a reworked AF Drive Control System and Canon encourages all existing users of the EOS M to download the new firmware version 2 once it becomes available at the end of June 20132.
Canon has launched Canon EOS 101: Photography and Videography Basics, a free gallery comprising of 13 videos, covering everything you wanted to know about shooting stills and video.
Canon expanded its range of EF-M lenses with the introduction of the new EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM. Designed for Canon’s Compact System Camera, the EOS M, this is Canon’s first ultra wide-angle EF lens to feature an Optical Image Stabilizer. Offering a versatile wide-angle zoom range, first-class optical performance, and a new retractable design, the EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM is the perfect addition for EOS M users who wish to capture their passion for landscapes and architecture.
EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM – key features:
- Ultra-wide 11-22mm EF-M zoom lens
- Compact, retractable lens design
- Smooth, quiet STM focusing in movies
- Dynamic IS for steady movies
- 3-stop optical Image Stabilizer
- High image quality
- 0.15m minimum focusing distance
- Manual focus ring
There is a new update for the Leica M Monochrom that will improve performance of the camera. The following changes have been implemented:
- Bugfix to improve stability in “Discreet” Mode
- Linguistic improvements in French, Italian
- Improved stability when the camera is connected to USB
The firmware & installation instruction can be found on the M Monochrom webpage under “UPDATES.”