Adobe Lightroom 5.6 and Camera RAW 8.6 Released

Adobe Lightroom 5.6

Adobe released Lightroom 5.6 (Mac | Win) and Camera RAW 8.6 and DNG C0nverter 8.6 (Mac | Win)

Support for the following Canon lenses or third party lenses for Canon mount has been added:

  • Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM
  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
  • Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC
  • Tamron 18-200 f/3.5-6.3 DiIII VC

For more information (bug fixes etc):

 

 

Canon Set To Announce A Lot Of Products For Photokina (?)

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I have been told (thanks) that Canon will announce many new products for Photokina. Not only the replacement for the EOS 7D, but also a bunch of lenses. The 7D replacement is said to come with a lot of high-end features, and again a “new sensor technology” was mentioned.

The rumor appears to be pretty plausible, others also got similar information. See also the teaser by Canon India, which appears to point to the replacement for the EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS lens, or at least for a new lens (pic above).

It’s getting hot, we will see a lot of leaks in the next weeks. Stay tuned…

 

Canon’s New PowerShot SX520 HS And PowerShot SX400 IS Available For Pre-Order

PowerShot SX520

The Canon PowerShot SX520

Canon today announced 2 new, budget-friendly super-zoom cameras, the PowerShot SX520 HS and the PowerShot SX400 IS. Both cameras can be pre-ordered at Adorama.

Adorama’s Learning Center has an article about the new Powershot cameras.

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS specs ($399.99 + free US shipping):

  • Canon’s powerful 42x Optical Zoom (24 1008mm) and 24mm Wide-Angle lens with Optical Image Stabilizer help ensure outstanding optical performance and versatility.
  • 16.0 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor combined with the Canon DIGIC 4+ Image Processor creates the Canon HS SYSTEM, which helps to provide excellent low-light performance.
  • Capture stunning 1080p Full HD video with a dedicated movie button and zoom while shooting.
  • Intelligent IS automatically chooses from eight different modes to optimize image stabilization for virtually shake-free images in a wide variety of conditions.
  • Zoom Framing Assist makes it easy to track and capture subjects while using the extreme telephoto. With this advanced feature your camera will automaticallyzoom in or out while following the movement of your subject and help ensure it remains in focus.
  • High Speed AF greatly helps improve focus speed so you can capture every shot with ease.
  • Creative Shot mode uses composition, color and lighting from your original imageto create unique images with an artistic flair.
  • Hybrid Auto records quick video clips before each still and compiles them together to make a short highlight reel.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations to help ensure the best possible image capture for stills or video.

 

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS specs ($249.99 + free US shipping):

  • Canon’s powerful 30x Optical Zoom (24-720mm) and 24mm Wide-Angle lens with Optical Image Stabilizer help ensure outstanding optical performance and versatility.
  • 16.0 Megapixel sensor combined with the Canon DIGIC 4+ Image Processor deliver brilliant image quality.
  • Capture impressive 720p HD video with a dedicated movie button and zoom while shooting.
  • Intelligent IS automatically chooses from eight different modes to optimize image stabilization for virtually shake-free images in a wide variety of conditions.
  • High Speed AF greatly helps improves focus speed so you can capture every shot with ease.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations for still images (and 21 predefined shooting situations for video) to help ensure the best (ossible image capture for stills or video.