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October 18

Lightroom Fragments. Well, it's happened. Lightroom as a standalone, perpetual license product is coming to an end. At Adobe Max the new versions of Lightroom (yes plural) were introduced. Article on

The D850 Blog continues with new posts this week.

October 16

Another Canon APS-C Camera. Canon today announced the PowerShot G1 X Mark III, their high-end compact camera with an APS-C sensor. By all appearances, this is the same dual-pixel 24mp sensor used in the M series, the SL, and in some of the DSLRs. Article on

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October 11

What Is Happening in Tokyo? Generally I only hear from a couple of reasonably well-placed individuals in Japan about what's happening there, and then often somewhat ambiguously or in ways I have to interpret. Recently, I've gotten an unanticipated and anonymous contact from someone apparently within Nikon HQ who seems to be trying to get an outsider to lobby for something that there is contention about internally. Very strange. Article on

The Camera Business is Getting Weird. What a strange day, yesterday. Maybe it was because of the holiday and some sort of alcoholic beverage was consumed by some. Or maybe not. Article on 

October 10

Nikon Hits and Misses. We’re coming into the Christmas buying season and a lot of you are thinking about what products you might want to buy. I’m pretty sure that Nikon will be aggressive with discounting here in the US having missed their original launch window for a new camera in the last quarter, but when those discounts start to kick in is currently unknown. Article on

Sony A9 Camera Review. Back in the Minolta days of the Alpha mount, the 9 numbered camera was a halo camera: one designed to compete with Canon and Nikon’s highest offerings. The 7 numbered cameras were the workhorses that most people bought. So I don’t think it’s a coincidence that we’re seeing the same numbering scheme appear in Sony’s lineup. The A9 is certainly a halo camera. Article on

October 3 

On1 Photo RAW 2018 and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 apparently are ringing in the new model year. See Software News.

October 2

Nikon 28mm f/1.4E Lens Review. The Nikkor 28mm f/1.4E ED is one of what is now an odd group of “fast” Nikon primes. This group has been developed and introduced over a very wide period of years, so you see some oddities, like both G and E designations. Article on

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