Photomatix Pro 4.0 Released

HDRsoft has released Photomatix Pro version 4.0, which adds a number of new features and improvements, such as selective deghosting, improved noise reduction and thumbnail presets panel.

Photomatix Pro 4.0 is a free upgrade for version 3 users, and still carries the $99 retail price for other users.

More info can be found on HDRsoft’s website.

 

Sony A55 and A33 Overheating Problems

Sony has issued a statement concerning an overheating issue with the new Sony A55 and A33 translucent mirror cameras.

The problem arises from the CMOS sensor overheating in certain temperature ranges.  Sony has put together a chart that provides an idea of max recording times under certain environmental conditions.  You can check it out below. [Read more…]

New EVFs for HDSLRs

For those video fans out there, I just wanted to pass along a couple of HDSLR accessories that have been announced this week.

Zacuto and Redrock Micro have developed true EVF solutions for HDSLRs like the Canon 5D Mark II, 7D and Nikon D7000.  These EVFs give you the freedom that was just never possible with the old loupe solutions like the traditional Zacuto Z-Finder, and will operate via the HDMI terminal of you HDSLR. [Read more…]