Welcome to the primary version of a brand new common characteristic, ‘In Different Information’. Every week, yow will discover a recap of latest product releases, updates, movies, tutorials and different photo-related information from across the net. There’s numerous information and nice content material across the net every week, an excessive amount of to cowl intimately with devoted articles. ‘In Different Information’ is our approach of sharing this content material with you.
With out additional ado, let’s kick off the inaugural version of ‘In Different Information’ with bulletins from CES, a Seize One replace, Costco closing its picture facilities, Fujifilm killing off one other movie, a video about Apple ProRAW and extra from the picture world.
New screens, computer systems and smartphones unveiled at CES 2021
CES 2021 befell this week as an all-virtual present. Whereas there wasn’t numerous photo-centric information, there have been some neat merchandise introduced that may be of curiosity to photographers.
By way of screens, ViewSonic introduced new ColorPro shows. These screens vary in dimension from 27″ to 32″ and the resolutions vary from 2K all the best way as much as 8K. The brand new 32″ 8K show, the VP3286-8K, has a 7,680 x 4,320 decision, 99% Adobe RGB shade area protection and trendy connectivity choices. Pricing ranges from $500 USD to $5,000 for the flagship 8K show. The screens are anticipated to reach this summer season. To not be omitted, Dell, Acer, Asus, Lenovo, LG, and HP launched new screens as nicely. Tom’s Information did a fast recap of a number of the extra fascinating new shows.
ViewSonic ColorPro VP collection monitor
Along with screens, Asus additionally refreshed its ZenBook laptop computer collection. A standout is the ZenBook Professional Duo 15 OLED, on account of arrive this April. In its protection, The Verge notes that the Zenbook Duo has a main display screen and a secondary show, the ScreenPad Plus. The second show is constructed into the highest half of the keyboard and can be utilized to maintain sure applications off the principle show and within the case of software program resembling Adobe purposes, you should use particular interfaces designed for the ScreenPad Plus. You’ll be able to see the 14-inch ZenBook Professional Duo within the picture under. For extra particulars, click on right here.
Asus ZenBook Professional Duo (14-inch model) in use
Samsung had a live-streamed product launch this week, Galaxy Unpacked. In the course of the occasion, Samsung unveiled the brand new Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Extremely smartphones. The latter smartphone is Samsung’s fanciest and most feature-packed cellphone so far. Beginning at $1,200, the cellphone has 3x and 10x optical zoom lenses along with normal broad and ultrawide cameras and a 100x digital zoom. The cellphone has a 108MP digital camera (normal digital camera) and information 8K video. You’ll be able to study extra in regards to the S21 Extremely and the opposite new Galaxy telephones right here.
Seize One price modifications took impact and Seize One 21 model 14.0.2 launched
The price modifications to pick out variations of Seize One we wrote about final week have gone into impact this week. In different Seize One information, Seize One 21 model 14.0.2 was launched. The brand new model provides new digital camera assist, together with for the Nikon Z6 II, Nikon Z7 II, Panasonic S5, Leica S 007, Leica M10-R, Panasonic S1M, Panasonic S1RM, Leica Q2 Monochrome and Canon 850D. The brand new model additionally helps the Fujifilm GFX 100’s Fujifilm Pixel Shift characteristic. We first noticed information of this replace at Photograph Rumors.
Costco closing picture facilities
In much less optimistic information, Costco is closing all its in-store picture facilities, which quantities to about 800 picture facilities round the US. The picture facilities will shut down on February 14, ending providers for ink refills, picture restoration, passport pictures, picture printing and extra. The net picture heart will stay open, so clients can nonetheless use Costco‘s on-line service to order picture prints. You’ll be able to study extra in regards to the choice on this PetaPixel article.
Fujifilm discontinues one other movie, this time Professional400H shade detrimental movie is on the chopping block
DPReview revealed information that Fujifilm has introduced the discontinuation of Professional 400H shade detrimental movie in 35mm and 120 codecs. Fujifilm has had ongoing points sourcing the supplies wanted to supply the movie and manufacturing has consequently stopped. As of at the moment, 35mm and 120 format Professional 400H remains to be obtainable to order via Adorama B&H, though stock is working out.
On the subject of 400H movie, gifted photographer Steve O’Nions coincidentally revealed a video of him capturing woodland images with 400H movie utilizing a Bronica SQA-I digital camera. O’Nions captures some superior pictures, which might be seen within the video under.
New purple TTartisan 50mm f/0.95 restricted version lens introduced
To rejoice the 12 months of the Ox, TTartisan has introduced a restricted version purple model of its 50mm f/0.95 lens for Leica M-mount. It is a flashy lens and solely 500 might be produced. The lens is engraved with an ox on the lens cap. We first noticed information of this restricted lens at PhotoRumors.
ProRAW enhancing utilizing RAW Energy for macOS, iOS and iPadOS
Alongside the iphone-12 Professional and iphone-12 Professional Max, Apple introduced the brand new ProRAW file format, which is on the market in iOS 14.three or later. The ProRAW format combines data present in a typical RAW format with Apple‘s proprietary picture processing. ProRAW information might be edited utilizing the Images app or with appropriate third-party software program, resembling Gents Coder’s app, RAW Energy.
Nik Bhatt, the founding father of Gents Coders, has revealed a brand new video outlining the ProRAW format and the way you should use his RAW Energy utility to edit ProRAW pictures on iPhone, iPad or Mac. Within the video under, he additionally discusses what makes ProRAW totally different from normal RAW information and the way Apple‘s computational images is utilized in Apple‘s new picture format.
For those who edit pictures on an iPhone, iPad or Mac and have but to take a look at RAW Energy, you possibly can study extra in regards to the highly effective app on the following hyperlinks: macOS and iOS.
Professional woodworker builds a big format digital camera
At PetaPixel, the group shared a video from woodworker Patrick Sullivan. Over the previous few months, Sullivan has put his 50-plus years of woodworking expertise to process constructing an attractive customized massive format digital camera. It is an superior video and a shocking digital camera. You’ll be able to view extra from Patrick Sullivan by clicking right here.
Analog Folks in a Digital World: A brief movie interviewing analog course of photographers about their craft
Protecting the analog images practice rolling down the tracks, PetaPixel shared this neat quick movie earlier this week. The movie interviews totally different analog photographers and asks them in regards to the course of and what attracts them to movie in an more and more digital world. The 11-minute video is an ‘Official Choice’ for Dallas VideoFest 30 and nicely worth watching.
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