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Alpha 500 and 550 in UK shops

According to Sony UK, the Alpha 5oo and 550 were shipped to UK dealers starting at the beginning of this week (October 19th) – though calls to WarehouseExpress, and to our local Edinburgh Sony ACE dealer, produced no knowledge of the new cameras. WE said that they expected the camera ‘hopefully within the next month’ . . . → Read More: Alpha 500 and 550 in UK shops

Lightroom 3 Beta released

London. — October 22, 2009 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today introduced Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3 beta software for Macintosh and Windows®, a public preview of new and improved functionality to be delivered in the next major release. Lightroom is the essential digital photography workflow solution, helping serious amateur and professional photographers quickly import, manage, . . . → Read More: Lightroom 3 Beta released

Vision09 show in association with Sony Alpha

The Sony Alpha division is sponsoring the British Journal of Photography’s Vision09 show which takes place in London on November 27th.

Vision09: The Essential Event for Pro Photographers Come and learn from the world’s leading experts Vision in association with Sony Alpha

Picture © Eugene Richards/Reportage by Getty Images

British Journal of Photography is . . . → Read More: Vision09 show in association with Sony Alpha

Alamy blacklists compact and bridge digitals

In an unusual move, probably designed to cut down the work of rejecting submissions which fail to make the grade, the on-line picture library Alamy has published lists of cameras (by make) which will NEVER produce a file acceptable to pass their Quality Control. It includes all the Sony Cyber-shots ever made as far as . . . → Read More: Alamy blacklists compact and bridge digitals

Sony send mains power through thin air

Sony Corporation today announced the development of a highly efficient wireless power transfer system that eliminates the use of power cables from electronic products such as television sets. Using this system, up to 60 Watts of electrical energy can be transferred over a distance of 50cm (at an efficiency of approximately 80%, approximately 60% including . . . → Read More: Sony send mains power through thin air

Sony invent 3D movie HDTV camera

Sony Corporation today announced the development of a single lens 3D camera technology capable of recording natural and smooth 3D images of even fast-moving subject matter such as sports, at 240fps (frames per second). This technology combines a newly developed optical system for single lens 3D camera which captures the left and right images simultaneously, . . . → Read More: Sony invent 3D movie HDTV camera