The evolution of Epson from a manufacturer of point-of-sale receipt printers to today’s graphic imaging behemoth is a tale of persistence, innovation and smart decisions, writes Andy McCourt, publisher, Wideformatonline.com
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AAP photographer, Lukas Coch, has won the prestigious 2018 Nikon-Walkley Photo of the Year Prize for his image, Linda Burney Airborne. The photo shows Labour…
Melbourne-based photographer, Hoda Afshar, has won the $30,000 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize for her image, Portrait of Behrouz Boochani, Manus Island. The judges…
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Epson Australia has launched its FastFoto FF-680W high-speed photo and document scanner in Australia with an RRP of $799.
Epson characterises the FF-680W as ‘the world’s fastest personal photo scanner’. It will scan up to 36 photos per batch at 300dpi ‘as fast as’ one photo per second. Scanning at the optical limit of 600dpi will take considerably longer, although Epson doesn’t provide hard data on high-res scanning.
Leica, Panasonic and Sigma have entered a strategic partnership to collaboratively develop L-Mount cameras and lenses. The news is one of the most far-reaching announcements…
Sigma is covering all focal lengths, from wide-angle to hyper-telephoto, with its latest announcements of five new Global Vision lenses. They are the 28mm f1.4 DG HSM Art, 40mm f1.4 DG HSM Art, 56mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary, 70-200mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports, and 60-600mm f4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports. Pricing and availability will be announced later, besides the 60-600mm which ships in late October with American pricing at US$1999.
Leica will deliver a 64-megapixel medium format camera, the S3, in Autumn/Winter next year. The camera is the successor to the S2, which was unveiled…
Phase One now offers dedicated Capture One software support for Fujifilm’s X and GFX series cameras. The ‘software collaboration’ provides two versions of Capture One…