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Industry News: DJI To Announced Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom on August 23, 2018

Industry News: DJI To Announced Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom on August 23, 2018

By Canon Rumors | August 9, 2018 | Industry News

It looks like we’re finally going to see the highly anticipated DJI Mavic 2 Pro and DJI Mavic 2 Zoom announced in New York City on August 23, 2018 at 10AM EST.

Both of these drones were scheduled to be announced on July 18, 2018, but were delayed.

Key Specifications:

  • 1″ CMOS Image Sensor
  • Hasselblad branded camera
  • 1080p video transmission
  • 8km (4.9 miles) transmission range
  • Max speed 20 m/s (44 mph)
  • 31 minute battery life
  • APAS
  • ActiveTrack 2.0
  • Omnidirectional obstacle avoidance.
  • 24-48mm 2x Zoom (Mavic 2 Zoom only)
  • Dolly Zoom (Mavic 2 Zoom only)

We’ve been waiting a long time for the Mavic 2 Pro, and we think it’ll be worth the wait.

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Lensbaby Inspires New Audiences With the Fun and Accessible Sol 45

By Canon Rumors | August 7, 2018 | Third Party Lenses

A tool to inspire. A tool to be bold. A tool to build memories.

Portland, OR (August 7th) – Lensbaby—makers of award-winning creative effects lenses, optics and accessories—announces the launch of their most playful and accessible lens yet, the Sol 45.

Preorder the Lensbaby Sol Lenses at Adorama

“Sol 45 opens up a new creative experience for those who want to dip their toes in the Lensbaby pool,” said Craig Strong Lensbaby Co-Founder and CCO. “Sol inspires visual artists to find new and fun ways to see their world by creating unique images in camera – no filters needed.”

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Think Tank Photo and MindShift Gear Announce Merger

Think Tank Photo and MindShift Gear Announce Merger

By Canon Rumors | August 3, 2018 | Industry News

Think Tank Photo Inc. (“Think Tank”) and MindShift Gear LLC (“MindShift”), innovators in premium camera bag design, today announced the merger of the two companies, creating an integrated product suite for professional and advanced photographers. The merger is effective today, and the companies have immediately combined their business operations.

The combined company will be privately held and operate under the Think Tank brand. MindShift will continue as a distinct product line for outdoor photography bags and accessories. Doug Murdoch, Think Tank’s founder, president, and lead designer, will continue as Chairman of the Board and president of the combined company. Corporate headquarters will remain in Santa Rosa, CA.

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Industry News: Nikon’s Full Frame Mirrorless to Be Announced August 23, 2018

Industry News: Nikon’s Full Frame Mirrorless to Be Announced August 23, 2018

By Canon Rumors | July 24, 2018 | Industry News

Over the last 24 hours, a lot of leaks have come out showing Nikon’s new full frame mirrorless system with the rumored new “Z mount”.

Nikon Rumors has posted a ton of analysis from the teaser video and leaked images of the new system.

For all of the leaked images and analysis, head over to Nikon Rumors.

Industry News: Apple Updates MacBook Pro with Faster Performance and New Features for Pros

Industry News: Apple Updates MacBook Pro with Faster Performance and New Features for Pros

By Canon Rumors | July 13, 2018 | Industry News

Cupertino, California — Apple today updated MacBook Pro with faster performance and new pro features, making it the most advanced Mac notebook ever. The new MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar feature 8th-generation Intel Core processors, with 6-core on the 15-inch model for up to 70 percent faster performance and quad-core on the 13-inch model for up to two times faster performance — ideal for manipulating large data sets, performing complex simulations, creating multi-track audio projects or doing advanced image processing or film editing.

Already the most popular notebook for developers around the world, the new MacBook Pro can compile code faster and run multiple virtual machines and test environments easier than before. Additional updates include support for up to 32GB of memory, a True Tone display and an improved third-generation keyboard for quieter typing. And with its powerful Radeon Pro graphics, large Force Touch trackpad, revolutionary Touch Bar and Touch ID, dynamic stereo speakers, quiet Apple-designed cooling system and Thunderbolt 3 for data transfer, charging and connecting up to two 5K displays or four external GPUs, it’s the ultimate pro notebook.

“The latest generation MacBook Pro is the fastest and most powerful notebook we’ve ever made,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Now with 8th-generation 6-core processors, up to 32GB of system memory, up to 4TB of super fast SSD storage, new True Tone technology in its Retina display and Touch Bar, the Apple T2 chip for enhanced security and a third-generation quieter keyboard packed into its thin and light aluminum design with all-day battery life, it’s the best notebook for pro users.”

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ICYMI: Nikon Announces The Crazy P1000 Compact With 3000mm Equivalent 125x Zoom

ICYMI: Nikon Announces The Crazy P1000 Compact With 3000mm Equivalent 125x Zoom

By Canon Rumors | July 12, 2018 | Industry News

With its Impressive NIKKOR 24-3000mm Equivalent Optical Zoom Lens and Advanced Shooting Controls, the New COOLPIX P1000 Brings Creative Possibilities Closer Than Ever

MELVILLE, NY (JULY 10, 2018 AT 12:01 A.M. EDT) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the COOLPIX P1000, the new undisputed powerhouse of superzooms. With an incredible 125X optical zoom (24-3000mm equivalent) powered by high performance NIKKOR optics; the P1000 is the ideal companion camera for birding, sports, wildlife and celestial-photographers seeking superior performance from extreme distances. Beyond its incredible zoom range, the versatile 16-megapixel COOLPIX P1000 captures 4K UHD video and offers a myriad of manual controls, as well as user-friendly functions including built-in Wi-Fi1 and Bluetooth2 connectivity, letting photographers of all levels explore and share their creativity.

“The COOLPIX P1000 is the first of its kind for a compact digital camera,” said Jay Vannatter, Executive Vice President, Nikon Inc. “It raises the bar for superzoom cameras and is a testament to our commitment to delivering innovative tools that offer creative freedom to capture and allow users to share their unique visions of the world.”

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