PANASONIC LUMIX DMC G9L – Exclusively for our Web readers


Since Panasonic launched the world’s first mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera in 2007, a lot has changed in the imaging industry. Both Sony and Fujifilm took to mirrorless and have succeeded; Sony with its full frame sensors and Fujifilm with APS-C sensors. Meanwhile, Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds partner, Olympus was caught up in all sorts of trouble of its own doing. Mar … [Read more...]

Digitek Launches Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers


Digitek recently announced the launch of two premium Bluetooth speakers - DBS 004 and DBS 005. These speakers are waterproof and ideal companions for watersports, camping or pool parties. The new palm-sized DBS 004 speaker is IPX5 enabled, which means it is water-resistant. It features a built-in 600mAh Li-ion battery and a built-in microphone that supports hands free … [Read more...]

Sony’s image sensors to be used for ADAS

Bosch and sony

One of the world’s largest supplier of automotive components, Robert Bosch GmbH, recently announced its association with Sony Corp. The companies will be jointly working towards the development of a camera system for ADAS (advanced driving assistance system). These driving assistance systems provide improved driving safety by supporting the driver in critical driving situations … [Read more...]

Fujifilm launches two new lenses for GFX Series


Fujifilm Corporation recently announced the availability of two new lenses for its mirrorless medium-format GFX 50S. The company has officially launched a new portrait lens and a new landscape lens: the GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR (87mm equivalent) and the GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR (18mm equivalent).   The company has also launched the View Adapter G. The adapter is mounted i … [Read more...]

My Life with Cameras: Rustom Davar


As a young kid, I watched with amazement my father taking photographs with a folding plate film camera, and then colouring the prints with a paint brush. The camera was a pre-war Goertz made by C.P. Goertz and Co. (now defunct). My elder brother (elder by six years) inherited the camera, and in the fifties it was still possible to find a photo store who would cut and load … [Read more...]