Canon Thinks Digital Camera Market Could Shrink By Half

With our smartphones getting more capable with each and every release, reasons for owning a digital camera are getting less to the point where according to a report from Nikkei (via Photo Rumors), they interviewed Canon’s President Fujio Mitarai who seemed to have a rather bleak outlook on the future of the digital camera market.


Google Trolls iPhone Users With New ‘Night Sight’ Ad Campaign

For the longest time ever, Apple’s iPhones were usually thought of to have the best smartphone cameras in the market. While the iPhone’s camera has continued to maintain its standards, it seems that they are being surpassed by other companies who appear to be more willing to take a bigger risk.


‘Major’ Canon Announcement Rumored For February

Last year when Canon announced their EOS R camera, it represented a major change in the company’s strategy for mirrorless cameras. However yet it still seemed to lack a certain something that Nikon had when they announced their Nikon Z series. However there is a chance that could change next month.


Apple Will Now Compensate ‘Shot On iPhone’ Challenge Winners

Recently Apple announced that they would be holding a “Shot On iPhone” content in which the winners would have their photos featured on ads and billboards. Apple had also initially stated that these winners would not be compensated financially, but would be given credit. This is the equivalent of being paid in “exposure”.


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Samsung Introduces New ISOCELL Sensors For Full-Screen Smartphones

Samsung is clearly not a fan of the notch and for the most part, have avoided using it for their phones. Various leaks of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 have shown that Samsung is opting for a hole-in display which does away with the notch, but at the same time retains a special cut out for the front-facing camera.


Olympus OM-D E-M1X Mirrorless Camera Announced

Earlier this month, Olympus teased that they had a new camera in the works that would be announced today, and sure enough they have. The company has since officially taken the wraps off its latest mirrorless camera in the form of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X, which definitely doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue.


Intel Unveils New RealSense Cameras That Can Help Machines Navigate

There are various ways in which robots and autonomous machines can navigate around by themselves. One of those ways is by using GPS, but it looks like Intel could be thinking up of other ways that such machines move around by themselves. The company has since taken the wraps off the new Intel RealSense Tracking Camera T265 (via Engadget).


Canon Might Have A Pro-Grade 100MP EOS R Camera In The Works

Last year Canon announced their new mirrorless camera efforts with the EOS R. However compared to Nikon’s announcement, Canon’s announcement was a little less exciting. It turns out that this could be because the current EOS R that was launched was designed to be a mid-range model, and that the company has a pro-grade model in the works.


A Self-Driving Car’s Laser Reportedly Destroyed A Man’s Camera

Self-driving cars employ a whole host of sensors and technology that helps them navigate by themselves, detect obstacles, and so on. One of those technologies used is LiDAR, which is a laser system used to help measure distances. These lasers are rated to be safe to the human eye, but unfortunately it might not be safe for cameras.


Nikon Unveils Updated Roadmap For Its Z-Mount Lenses

The problem with adopting a new camera system is that lens availability tends to be a bit scarce at the start in terms of variety. This is versus long and established camera systems that have been building up their portfolio for years. This is one of the downsides to adopting the new Nikon Z mirrorless cameras, but Nikon definitely has plans to change that.


Fujifilm X-T30 Registered Online, Could Be Announced Soon

If you’d rather not spend money buying one of Fujifilm’s high-end flagship cameras like the Fujifilm X-T3, X-H1, or the X-Pro2, then maybe one of the company’s mid-rangers could be of interest to you. In fact last we heard, the company could be working on a successor to the X-T20 in the form of the X-T30.


Lexar Launches The World’s First 1TB SD Memory Card

When you’re out and about shooting street photography, there are a few concerns when it comes to hardware, one of which is how long until your battery runs out, and how many photos can you take before your memory card is full? The latter will depend on the size and quality you choose, such as RAW photos which take up a lot more space.


Canon Has An 8K Capable EOS R Camera In Their Roadmap

4K video recording is something that we’re starting to see included in many smartphones and cameras, but for videographers who’d like to futureproof themselves or stay ahead of the curve, then Canon might be a brand to watch out for because the company already has plans for an 8K capable EOS R camera in their roadmap.


Nikon To Add New Features To Its Z Mirrorless Cameras In Firmware Update

The quality of a photo taken by a camera is determined by many things, but hardware plays a huge role. However sometimes image quality isn’t everything as photographers might appreciate other features in a camera that could make their lives and jobs easier. The good news for Nikon Z camera owners is that you can look forward to some new features soon.