Sigma dp Quattro receives Gold Prize in Good Design Awards 2014


Tweet Sigma announced that the Sigma dp Quattro series high quality digital camera received the Gold Prize in Japan’s Good Design Awards 2014. The product was commended for its unique oblong shape, making it convenient for the user to hold the camera firmly. You can hold the grip on the…

A Hiker’s Buddy-Olympus Tough TG-3


Tweet Tough or weather-proof cameras could be treated as specialist equipment, similar to various camping equipment. These cameras are constructed to survive in extreme conditions and ‘safely’ bring back precious images you shoot. The Olympus TG-3 is an upgrade to the TG-2 that we reviewed last year. The TG-2 thoroughly…

Canon likely to report 7% boost in profit for Jan-Sept


Tweet Canon expects that their operating profit for the nine-month period from January to September, 2014, will increase by 7% yearon- year to over 260 billion Yen (US $2.41 billion). This was credited to strong office equipment sales and the weak Yen. But sluggish camera sales, which had increased by…

Fujifilm to boost output of Instant Camera by 30%


Tweet Fujifilm Corp. announced that they will invest about 1 billion Yen to boost the production of their instant camera, instax mini (nicknamed ‘Checki’) and instant film in order to meet increasing international demand. The company will expand film production lines at the Ashigara Factory in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, and…

Tokina’s first lens with VCM-TOKINA AT-X 70-200mm F/4 PRO FX VCM-S


Tweet Tokina, which is part of the HOYA group, has always been known for the excellent build quality and optical quality of its lenses.  The AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S is a compact, high-performance, twist-type zoom lens and is the  rst lens from Tokina to incorporate the…