A few days ago, Fuji unfortunately announced the end of one of its finest films, Reala 100. I’ve used it myself exclusively for a particular project — very recently, in fact — but now that the 120 format is kicking the bucket (35mm already did a while back), it’s time to say goodbye to another film that will be remembered for its superbly accurate rendition of color.
Nikon recently announced the development of three new lenses for the 1 series cameras, including the 1 V2 just announced yesterday. The 10-100mm f/4-5.6, 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6, and a 32mm f/1.2. The announcement confirms Nikon’s solid commitment to its mirrorless series, especially alongside its drastic changes to the V2 to make it a more professional mirrorless platform. [more]
Today, Kodak released a new mobile application that helps film shooters pick a film for various occasions, giving hints on how to shoot it and where to get it developed locally. I love film and absolutely love that Kodak is taking a step like this. I think it’ll help professional shooters while also making it easier to bring new photographers into the world of film. Check it out on iTunes! [more]
The LaCie Porsche Design P’9223 is a great addition to their line of portable drives. Offering speeds up to 400MB/s, this drive is fast enough for virtually any video and photo editing needs. And it’s all completely bus powered! [more]
Nikon is one of the big names in the camera business. And they do have some competitors in the mirrorless market: the 1 series V1 and J1. We’ll be reviewing the V1, as it’s priced and featured as a more ‘professional’ or ‘prosumer’ line and will provide us results from the best of what Nikon now offers in the mirrorless market. [more]
The Lomography Store has a new camera available for pre-order, the BELAIR X 6-12 camera. Featuring multiple formats and auto-metering, the camera is perhaps the most flexible of its kind for an unprecedented price. Pre-order now for a 30% discount! [more]
Twenty-seven people were all there were when Shackleton’s Antarctic expedition went awry. Luckily for us (they were lucky enough, all surviving after months and months), one of those was a photographer, Frank Hurley. Here are some amazing photographs documenting the 22 months spent stranded on the world’s most remote continent. [more]
Sabine Liewald, of Switzerland, is suing Apple not over a patent, but over her image of the closeup of an eye that was used to promote the Retina MacBook Pro’s screen during the unveiling of the product… [more]