Lens Issue 5

In the fifth issue of Lens, we feature news about Sony, Olympus, Adobe, Nikon and Duracell.

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Lens Issue 5

In the fifth issue of Lens, we feature news about Sony, Olympus, Adobe, Nikon and Duracell.

Newly published Sony patent describes an external optical viewfinder for Sony cameras

Hi Lows Note spotted a newly published Sony patent (Application date March 14, 2019). It describes the functionality of a new optical viewfinder.

Read more at https://www.sonyalpharumors.com/?p=94688

Olympus Just Pulled Its Camera Business out of South Korea

Olympus has announced that it will be withdrawing the presence of its camera division from South Korea, choosing instead to focus on its medical and science businesses in the country.

Read more at https://fstoppers.com/news/olympus-just-pulled-its-camera-business-out-south-korea-487562

Ohio Reveals Plan to Allow Wedding Receptions with Up to 300 Guests as of June 1st

Large gatherings, including wedding receptions and other events, have been banned in Ohio since mid-March, but that’s all about to change. As of June 1st, Ohio will begin allowing wedding receptions with up to 300 guests, effectively re-opening the wedding photo industry… with some restrictions.

Read more at http://petapixel.com/2020/05/22/ohio-reveals-plan-to-allow-wedding-receptions-of-up-to-300-people-as-of-june-1st/

Duracell sells cheap batteries for Nikon cameras (including the Z6, Z7, D850)

Duracell offers cheap batteries and chargers for many Nikon cameras, including the Nikon Z6, Nikon Z7, Nikon D850

Read more at https://nikonrumors.com/2020/05/22/duracell-sells-cheap-batteries-for-nikon-cameras-including-the-z6-z7-d850.aspx/

Sony has registered third new camera in Asia (WW850128)

Sony has registered another new camera in Asia under the name WW850128 (the third new model after the WW119533 and WW271448).

Read more at https://photorumors.com/2020/05/21/sony-has-registered-third-new-camera-in-asia-ww850128/

Nikon D6 now shipping, manual available online

The Nikon D6 camera is now shipping in many countries (photo above is from Foto Soyka in Vienna, Austria).

Read more at https://nikonrumors.com/2020/05/20/nikon-d6-now-shipping-manual-available-online.aspx/

Sony Teases New Compact Camera for Vloggers, Photos Already Leaked

Sony UK has published a teaser website for a new RX100-style compact camera that will be officially announced on May 26th. The thing is, detailed product photos and even press text for the camera have already leaked.

Read more at http://petapixel.com/2020/05/20/sony-teases-new-compact-camera-for-vloggers-photos-already-leaked/

Adobe adds Curves and pressure sensitivity to Photoshop on the iPad

This morning, Adobe released several updates to its Creative Cloud apps, including Photoshop on the iPad. The two big features are things that should help iPad users quite a bit — the addition of Curves as well as pressure sensitivity when using the Apple Pencil.

Read more at https://photofocus.com/?p=109949