This Week in the World #18

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

Leica unveiled the X Vario APS-C Compact Camera. What do you think of this camera?

leica x vario

PocketWizard released a firmware update for ControlTL that “greatly improves the performance of PocketWizard’s exclusive HyperSync feature.” (via Lighting Rumors)

Check out what HyperSync can do for you.

Photo by Donald Miralle
Photo by Donald Miralle

Fujifilm and Panasonic announced that they are teaming up to create an “organic CMOS image sensor technology using photoelectric conversion layer.” (via Pop Photo)

organic cmos sensor

Zoom revealed the H6 Handy Recorder. Considering how much we love the Zoom H4, we’re pretty excited about this one. Check out the H6’s teaser trailer below:

Apple updated Digital Camera Raw’s compatibility for Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11, and includes support for Canon EOS Rebel SL1, Canon EOS Rebel T5i, and the Nikon Coolpix A, among others. (via DP Review)

Meanwhile, the newly announced iOS7 adds a ton of features to the iPhone camera and video capabilities.

The followup to the Sony RX100 might have been leaked in the form of Japanese instruction manual images.

sony rx100 leak

Kodak is stopping its production of acetate for film, and this is how we feel about it:


The first animated GIF to be beamed into deep space is sort of . . . underwhelming.

Midwest Photo

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