Shutter Release: So just how much market share does Sony have in the global sensor market?


posted Friday, June 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM EST


Nikkei reports that Sony holds nearly 50 percent of global sensor market share value – Sony Alpha Rumors

Nikkei reports that nearly 50 percent of the value in the global image sensor market is held by Sony. Nikkei also reports that image sensor production could reach as much as 100,000 units per month by the end of March 2018. That is a lot of image sensors and good to hear following last year’s disruption of Sony’s production due to multiple earthquakes.

Wacom develops styluses for Windows 10 and iOS – The Verge

Wacom, maker of popular tablets and displays for photographers and other artists, has introduced two new styluses, the Bamboo Ink for Windows and Bamboo Sketch for iOS. Learn more here

World’s first multi-aperture pinhole lens for DSLR cameras – PetaPixel

Thingyfy has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new DSLR pinhole lens that offers a variable aperture. Learn more about the interesting new lens in the video below.

How to replace skies in Photoshop – Fstoppers

Dylan Goldby has written an informative guide for photographers who want to swap out skies in their images using Photoshop. Goldby discusses the entire process, from collecting a library of sky images to naturally blending in new skies in your composite images. It’s certainly powerful knowledge to have.

Lighting for a fashion/sports photoshoot – DIY Photography

Udi Tirosh and Tom Saimon tried out the Godox AD600 for an outdoor fashion/sports shoot. Check out their experience below.

Fujifilm X Magazine Issue 20 released – Fuji Addict

In the latest issue of Fujifilm Magazine, you can learn more about Fuji X-T2 and X-Pro2 firmware updates and the new Fujinon GF 110mm f/2 R LM and GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR lenses. Click here to read the issue.

Nikon announces new Arcrest “high performance” protective filters – Nikon Rumors

Alongside the three new Nikkor lenses Nikon announced ealier this week, Nikon also announced a new line of high performance protective filters, Arcrest. The filters are made using real glass and are 2mm thick. The filter will be released in five sizes: 67mm, 72mm, 77mm, 82mm and 95mm. As of now, the filters have only been announced in Japan. Read more about them here.