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Sigma Introduces World's First F/1.8 Constant Aperture Zoom Lens

The widest aperture a zoom lens could achieve was f/2.8. All that has changed with Sigma announcing the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens, which features a maximum wide aperture of f/1.8 throughout its entire zoom range.

Sony May Introduce Eye-controlled Focusing System in 2014

According to Sony Alpha Rumors, Sony is now working on an eye-controlled focusing system. If everything goes well, it'd debut on the company's flagship camera next year.

Canon and Olympus Hold Largest Camera Market Share in Japan Last Year

Despite losing market share over the past year, Canon and Olympus still have the largest market share in the Japanese domestic camera market. Canon sees an increased DSLR market share while Olympus remains the top mirrorless system camera manufacturer.

Toshiba to Build Lytro-like Cameras for Smartphones

Toshiba is developing a light-field camera for use in smartphones and tablets. Like the light-field image sensor found in the Lytro camera, Toshiba's camera will allow photographers to change the focal point in an image after it has been shot.

Canon Shutters the EOS 5D Mark II, Mark III to Take the Reins

Canon has quietly retired the EOS 5D Mark II, leaving its successor, the EOS 5D Mark III to take the lead.

Foxconn Buys Stake In Camera Maker GoPro, Invests $200 Million

Foxconn has just invested $200 million for a 8.88% stake in GoPro camera makers, Woodman Labs.

Nikon D600 Time-lapse Video Shows Dust Accumulation on Sensor

Reports have been coming in of the Nikon D600's tendency to accumulate dust on its sensor. Photographer Kyle Clemens bought a brand new D600, and investigated the problem for himself. The results show a clear accumulation of dust on the camera's sensor over time.

Olympus' New Flagship XZ-2 & Discussion with Seiki Yamamoto

The Stylus XZ-2 is Olympus' new flagship digital compact camera, succeeding the nearly two-year old XZ-1. We discover what's new about the camera, and carry out an interview with Seiki Yamamoto of Olympus about the state of the camera industry.

Sony's First 35mm Interchangeable Lens Full-Frame Handycam Unveiled

The first Handycam with a 35mm full frame sensor by Sony, the NEX-VG900 packs a 24.3-megapixel Sony-developed full frame Exmor CMOS sensor approximately 40 times larger than the equivalent in ordinary consumer camcorders. It's also more than twice the size of the APS-C sized sensor found in other interchangeable lens Handycam models.

Sony Announces New Full-frame Alpha SLT-A99

The first Translucent Mirror camera from Sony to feature a 24.3-megapixel full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor, the A99 also debuts an advanced AF-D continuous autofocus mode which works with moving subjects to ensure unprecedented levels of imaging performance with still and video shooting.

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