Photography News Issue 71

News Fujifilm reveals House of Photography centre

It’s all gowith GoPro

Fujifilm has to offer. This includes the opportunity to get hands-on with the X Series and GFX cameras. In addition, the House of Photography will feature Instax and Wonderful Photo Shop areas, test studios, workshops, a gallery, studio rental and a members’ area. The official opening date will be confirmed shortly.

Fujifilm has revealed key details about its London experience centre. Opening in winter 2019, it will house a host of features and opportunities for photographers. In the heart of London’s Covent Garden, the centre has the aim of inspiring and encouraging visitors to get creative and immerse themselves in the world of photography and experience all Adobe free plan for one year Get a free one-year membership to Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography plan worth £119 when you buy an X-Rite i1Display Pro, i1Display Pro Plus, i1 ColorChecker Photo kit, i1 ColorChecker Pro Photo kit or i1 Studio before ACDSee has released its latest flagship software, Photo Studio Ultimate 2020, a powerful and versatile Raw editing software compatible with the latest cameras. It boasts features such as focus stacking, HDR and a blended clone tool. The latter is a mix of ACDSee’s smart erase and clone tool, and is a quick easy way of removing unwanted elements in a scene. Improved face detection and facial recognition tools help make picture organisation more efficient. ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate ACDSee’s latest

The GoPro Hero8 Black comes equipped with GoPro’s HyperSmooth 2.0 video stabilisation, which works in all resolutions and frame rates, and features a Boost mode with horizon levelling. Among other new features, users will find TimeWarp 2.0, which offers tap-control speed ramping. With four digital lenses, users can select the camera’s frame of view from a range of choices. The Hero8 Black is priced at £379.99. The GoPro Max can be used as a single-lens, waterproof Hero camera, a dual-lens 360°camera or even a vlogging camera. It also features a front- facing display and shotgun microphone audio capabilities, and is priced at £479. A Media Mod, Display Mod and Light Mod complete GoPro’s list of new additions. The accessories add professional-grade audio, a front-facing display and enhanced lighting to the Hero8 Black. The Media and Display Mods retail for £79.99 while the Light Mod is priced at £49.99. The cameras will begin shipping from mid-October – however, the mods won’t be available until December.

Savings on prints

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NewSigma lenses Sigma has announced three fast aperture prime lenses for Canon EOSMmount cameras. The 16mm f/1.4 DCDN, the 30mm f/1.4 DCDN and 56mm f/1.4 DCDN belong to the Sigma Contemporary line, and are already available in other fittings.

All three are compact, lightweight lenses and are said to provide high performance at the wider apertures and lovely bokeh. They also feature a newly developed algorithm for rapid autofocusing and data transmission. A steppingmotor ensures smooth, quiet AF so the lenses suit video as well as still imaging use. Availability and prices have yet to be confirmed.

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