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Panasonic introduces new 3MOS HD Camcorders

HS700kside500Panasonic has introduces two additions to its 2010 line of camcorders, the Panasonic HDC-HS700 and HDC-TM700, both Full High Definition (HD) 3MOS camcorders with 1920 x 1080 resolution. The new Panasonic HD camcorders combine 1080/60p recording – allowing them to capture expressive video without detail loss or Moiré pattern – with an advanced 3MOS system that produces vivid, true-to-life colors and excels in darkly-lit environments. The new HDC-HS700, records both to its large 240 GB* Hard Disk Drive or to an SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card.  The HDC-TM700 has 32 GB of built-in memory as well as capability to record to SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards, and is the successor to last year’s popular and award-winning HDC-TM300. Both models have a 35mm wide-angle Leica lens and a manual ring for creative flexibility.

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Panasonic announces pricing for new Lumix models

Panasonic has announced pricing for four of its new LUMIX digital cameras, which include the LUMIX DMC-TS2, LUMIX DMC-ZS7, LUMIX DMC-ZS5, and LUMIX DMC-ZR3  – all which will be available in mid-March 2010.

The LUMIX DMC-TS2, Panasonic’s second-generation rugged digital camera, features High Definition video recording capability, in the AVCHD Lite format, and is waterproof to 33 feet (10m), shockproof to approximately 6.6 feet (2m), freezeproof to 14°F (-10°C) and dustproof. With a 28mm wide-angle Leica lens that extends to a 4.6x optical zoom, the user is provided with flexibility for all shooting scenarios. The LUMIX TS2, designed to be tough for active users, does not compromise on the user-friendly features typically, such as iA (Intelligent Auto) mode, with Face Recognition. The LUMIX TS2 has a suggested retail price (SRP) of $399.95 (Approximately Rs. 18,500).

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Apple releases Aperture 3

aperture3Apple® has introduced Aperture™ 3, the next major release of its powerful photo editing and management software, with over 200 new features including Faces, Places and Brushes. Building on the innovative Faces and Places features introduced in iPhoto® ’09, Aperture 3 makes it even easier and faster to organize large photo libraries. Aperture 3 introduces new tools to refine your photos including Brushes for painting image adjustments onto parts of your photo, and Adjustment Presets for applying professional photo effects with just one click. Stunning new slideshows let you share your work by weaving together photos, audio, text and HD video.

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Epson launches revolutionary compact photo printers

Epson, a world leader in digital imaging and printing solutions, has launched its latest mini photo printer – the Epson PictureMate™ PM310 which offers users for the first time, an innovative dual functionality – photo playback with its large, seven-inch digital photo frame and excellent photo printing with its compact photo inkjet printer.

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Nikon releases new wide angle lenses

Nikon has announced two new lenses for professional and enthusiast photographers that epitomize NIKKOR leadership in optical excellence. The highly anticipated AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED lens is engineered to meet the demand for an ultra-fast professional lens for wide angle applications, while the AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR offers Nikon’s widest FX-format focal range with VR, offering additional versatility to a broad range of photographers.

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