Canon Australia today has announced the EOS R3, a powerhouse of a mirrorless camera, the EOS R3 offers the familiarity and speed of Canon’s renowned EOS-1 series, with the innovation and versatility of the pioneering EOS R System.  Designed using feedback from the most demanding professional press and sports photographers, the...
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    The Kickstarter project for photographers called Astro, is a time-lapse / motion control to allow cameras to easily take time-lapses or panoramas. Today the creator Oscar Ramirez posted an update on the project explaining there has been some changes. Overwhelmed by the success of the project (now more than...
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    Image credit: David Hintze Canon 7D owners pay attention, this post is for you. Today Canon Australia released new firmware available for the popular EOS 7D camera. The changes in version 2.0 are considerable, adding new features, additional performance and as you’d expect some bug fixes. Here’s the full...
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    Smash hit photography app, Instagram has been released on Android today. While discussions had spread that it was going to be even better than the iOS version, for the most part, its the same photo-filtering and sharing goodness. The most important part of this release is not the app...
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