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Auctioned Hasselblad Lunar cameras raise $54k for charity

 
 

It’s been a busy week for auctions involving Hasselblad cameras with ties to earth’s largest satellite—and eyebrow-raising hammer prices.

Following the $900,000 sale of a camera that (probably) went to the moon at an Austrian auction house, Hassy auctioned off a pair of their Lunar cameras at an exotic car festival in...

Camera Deals of the Day: Sony A77 Bundle $1098; Sony NEX-7 Bundle $1000; Sigma f/1.4 3-Lens Bundle $1949 and much more!

 
 

It's the last day of 2013! Let's give this year a nice send-off with some excellent camera and lens deals. On the camera front, there's some awesome DSLR deals for Canon, Sony and Pentax cameras, as well as a big bundle for a Sony NEX mirrorless camera and a Canon superzoom digicam. As for lenses, there's a pretty unique...

Camera Deals of the Day: Pentax K-50 sale starts @ $500; Refurb Canon 7D $959; Sony NEX-7 bundle $1,098; Fuji X-A1 kit $526 and more!

 
 

It's time for another daily deal roundup! We've found a lot of cool camera deals this morning, including a big Pentax K-50 sale in a variety of configurations as well as a cool limited edition bundle with the Sony NEX-7. Also on today's list is a refurb Canon DSLR and a couple Fujifilm cameras. Lastly, there's a nice,...

Firmware Friday: New features for Sony interchangeable-lens cameras; Canon preps pro camera / camcorder updates


Firmware Friday is here once more, and it's time for a roundup of all that's new in photographic firmware updates. This week, Sony adds new features to several of its NEX mirrorless and SLT Translucent Mirror cameras, while Canon pledges updates for a range of high-end video cameras / camcorders. Sony's updates cover four models: the Alpha...

Controversial Hasselblad Lunar camera goes on sale for $7,000

 
 

Love it or hate it, the Hasselblad Lunar camera has finally gone on sale and, no, it isn't cheap. In fact, the Lunar is priced at about $500 more than we expected, retailing for US$6,995(!) on Amazon for the copper bronze version of the camera with a mahogany grip.

Other versions of the Hasselblad Lunar are also on...

Luxurious, exorbitantly priced Hasseblad Lunar camera delayed until summer

 
 

When the Hasseblad Lunar was first announced at Photokina last year, the exorbitantly priced camera left many gobsmacked. Essentially just a Sony NEX-7 with a luxuriously customized body, the Lunar was pegged for a spring 2013 ship date. Now that date has been pushed back to summer, which means those who have been...

Why I hate electronic viewfinders (EVFs): No, we’re not there yet

 
 

(Editor's note: This piece by Michael Reichmann first appeared on Luminous Landscape. While it focuses on the EVF of the Sony NEX-7, that camera's EVF is actually one of the better ones, and the issues Michael points out are pretty much universal with all current EVFs.)

I don't really hate electronic viewfinders....

Sony releases NEX-7 firmware update, plus updates for four Alpha cameras and four E-mount lenses

A long-awaited update for the Sony NEX-7 finally arrives: Version 1.01 promises a few enhancements ranging from granting the ability to disable the Movie Record button to improving image quality when using a wide angle lens.

Sony also released firmware updates for the Sony A65V, A77V, A37 and A57 digital cameras, adding lens compensation to correct for chromatic aberration,...