If you don’t like the “rosso fuoco” color of the Hasselblad H4D Ferrari Edition, then check out the new Hasselblad H4D-40 Stainless Steel Edition. Available only 100 units, the Hasselblad H4D-40 Stainless Steel camera is a 40-megapixel medium-format digital SLR camera featuring Hasselblad’s True Focus and Absolute Position Lock technologies. You can purchase the Hasselblad H4D-40 Stainless Steel Edition body only for €13,990 (US$18,173) or the Hasselblad H4D-40 Stainless Steel Edition with HC 2.8/80mm lens kit for €14,990 (US$19,474). [Hasselblad]
The Hasselblad H4D Ferrari Edition has been officially launched and priced. Designed for Hasselblad and Ferrari fans, this special edition digital camera is dedicated to the new generation of photographers looking for the ultimate image quality, and will be produced in 499 units. The camera is finished in Ferrari’s unique color “rosso fuoco”, and bears the legendary Racing Shield. The Hasselblad H4D Ferrari Limited Edition with an 80mm lens kit is priced at 21,499 Euros (US$28,477). [PhotographyBay]
Panasonic has launched the firmware update version 1.1 for the Panasonic G2 compact system camera. The new firmware adds support for 3D image capture and playback (via a compatible TV set), and improves the operation of the AE lock function. You can download the firmware update here. [Panasonic]
Pentax has recently updated the Pentax K-5 dSLR camera by launching the firmware version 1.01. The latest firmware increases the number of frames that can be captured in RAW format when shooting in burst mode from maximum approx. 8 frames to approx. 20 frames. The update also improves stability for general performance such as exposure range on HyP mode. You can download the firmware software here. [Pentax]
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]