Nikon has issued a firmware update 1.1 for the Nikon Coolpix S6000 digital camera. The firmware version 1.1 fixes the following issue:
When the self-timer, flash mode or macro mode setting was accessed but then closed without adjusting the setting after applying exposure compensation, the exposure compensation setting was reset to 0.0. This issue has been resolved.
You can download the firmware update 1.1 for the Nikon Coolpix S6000 here. [Nikon USA]
Nikon has updated the Nikon S8000 compact digital camera by releasing a new firmware version 1.1. The new firmware resolves the following issue:
When the self-timer, flash mode or macro mode setting was accessed but then closed without adjusting the setting after applying exposure compensation, the exposure compensation setting was reset to 0.0.
Please remember that you should backup all images written to internal memory before proceeding with this firmware update. This firmware update will ERASE all internal memory. You can download the firmware software here. [Nikon USA]
Olympus Japan has announced the E-PL1s compact system camera and the M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II silent-focus lens. The Olympus E-PL1s is actually a Japan-only model, which is mostly a cosmetic update of the E-PL1, having the silver band on top and sides changed to the body color. The new Micro Four Thirds camera features 12.3-megapixel sensor to capture still pictures and record 720p videos, up to ISO 6400 sensitivity, a new Lithium-Ion battery, an SDHC memory card slot, a built-in image stabilization and a 2.7-inch, 230k dot rear preview display. Available in red, white, or black, the Olympus E-PL1s will be available in April 2011 and bundled with a new M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II silent-focus lens. Enjoy more pictures after the jump. Read more…
The Nauticam NA-D7000 is an underwater housing for the Nikon D7000, which allows you to take the 16-megapixel DSLR down to a depth of 100 meters. Unfortunately, this underwater housing comes with a hefty price tag. The Nauticam NA-D7000 retails for $3100 and should be available at the end of this month. [PhotographyBay]
Still remember the Sony Bloggie Touch Full HD pocket camcorder? The company has decided to release this video recorder in the UK. In case you didn’t know, the Sony Bloggie Touch features a 3-inch capacitive touchscreen display, an f/2.8 wide-angle lens, an 8GB of memory and a sensitive Exmor CMOS sensor. The sensitive Exmor CMOS Sensor captures sparkling Full HD videos and crisply-detailed still photos. This pocket camcorder also has SteadyShot image stabilization for smoother footage and a built-in USB arm for easy charging and uploading pictures or videos to a computer. [T3]
If you like old-fashioned gadgets, then check out the new Vivitar ViviCam T327. This designer camera is clearly inspired by 70 years of Vivitar heritage. Old fashioned on the outside, the camera comes with all the modern features such as optical and digital zoom, flash with red eye reduction, and a rechargeable battery. The Vivitar ViviCam T327 compact digital camera provides a 12.1-megapixel sensor, a 2.7-inch display screen, a 4x digital zoom and an SD card slot (up to 32GB). This retro camera also supports PicBridge, movie recording mode, face and smile detection and antishake feature. Read more…