This Week in the World: 1/26-2/1

This Week in the World looks at this week’s most interesting stories out of the photo world.

Nikon announced 7 brand new compact camerasincluding Wi-Fi and GPS-ready models. (via PetaPixel) Additionally, Nikon announced two very, very interesting new NIKKOR lenses, an 18-35mm F3.5-4.5G ED full-frame wide angle and an 800mm F5.6E FL ED VR full-frame super-telephoto.

This lens means business.
This lens means business.

Tamron announced their first Micro Four Thirds high-power zoom lens, giving them an even bigger share in the world of interchangeable mirrorless lenses. (via Tamron)

The New York Times is offering photographers a chance to have their portfolio reviewed by Times photographers. The application deadline is Feb. 13. (via NY Times Lens blog)

Now you have even more ways to share your photos online (woo hoo), thanks to Twitter and Dropbox adding new photo sharing features. (via Petapixel)

Photo via www.petapixel.com
Photo via http://www.petapixel.com

Fuji updated firmware for the X-Pro1, X-E1, and XF 35mm F1.4R lens. (via Digital Photography Review)

Sigma announced their new Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM lens for APS-C sized sensors. (via Photography Blog) If it’s anything close to their 35mm F1.4, we’ll be very happy indeed.

Here's looking at you in 30mm.
Here’s looking at you in 30mm.

Canon unveiled three new PowerShot compact cameras. (via Digital Photography Review) Check out our selection of Canon compacts.

Want to do something special for someone on Valentine’s Day? Check out these 8 photo craft project ideas. (via I Heart Faces)

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