Articles tagged "covid-19"

Canon USA closes its service centers in California, Illinois and New Jersey

Canon USA has announced that due to 'stay at home' directives by authorities in various states, it will be shutting down repair facilities in California, Illinois and New Jersey.

Nikon temporarily suspends repairs to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19

In addition to an announcement on its service page, Nikon Inc. President and CEO Bo Kajiwara also shared a letter with Nikon customers and partners.

Roger Cicala breaks down the do's (and don'ts) of cleaning your camera gear and workspace

Lensrentals founder and owner, Roger Cicala, has shared a post explaining what you should (and shouldn't) be doing to keep yourself and your gear as clean as possible amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photokina 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19, but is set for a May 2022 return

The organizers of the international trade show cite ongoing concerns surrounding COVID-19 and other factors as the reason for cancelling the event.

Editorial: 'The world is ending, why are you still writing about cameras?'

Because it isn't. And quite frankly, we need to do something to keep our minds (and yours) off the news.

Adobe announces free at-home Creative Cloud service for students and educators impacted by COVID-19 outbreak

Students and educators who typically only have access to Adobe Creative Cloud applications at school will now be able to access the CC applications at home, free of charge, through May 31, 2020.

World Press Photo cancels 2020 Photo Contest award show, festival due to COVID-19 concerns

The winners will still be announced on April 16, 2020, but the in-person awards show and festival have been canceled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.

NAB Show cancelled due to COVID-19, but alternative options are being considered

Another day, another conference down. NAB president Gordon Smith shared an update confirming the NAB Show, due to take place in Las Vegas in April, has been canceled.

UPDATE: UK's 'The Photography Show' has been postponed due to COVID-19, is still on course for a 2020 show

The organizers are still working on coming up with new dates, but for the time being, the show has been postponed.

Adobe joins Nikon in withdrawing from this year's NAB Show in Las Vegas due to COVID-19

Adobe has announced that it is withdrawing from this April's NAB show due to COVID-19.

Nikon delays its D6 DSLR until May 2020, due to supplier issues caused by COVID-19

Nikon says the delay is being caused by issues with acquiring various components used to make its flagship DSLR.

Update (3/4/20): Canon is temporarily shutting down three of its factories due to supply shortages caused by COVID-19

The five camera-producing factories are set to close from March 2 to March 13, with the missed days set to be rescheduled later this year when supplies are no longer scarce.

Coronavirus: Whatever happens next, COVID-19 is already having an effect on the photo industry

Manufacturing capacity in China is reduced, economic output is down, and some factories have closed in Japan due to a shortage of parts. But the photo industry is resilient.

Organizers say Photokina 2020 is still set to go according to schedule, despite growing COVID-19 concerns

At a press conference in Cologne, Germany, Koelnmesse Vice President, Christoph Werner, said ‘At this time, there is no reason to halt a large-scale event like [Photokina 2020],’ according to translated text from DC Watch.