BCN Retail, which tracks online and in-person sales of digital cameras in the Japanese market, has shared its end-of-year data, showing the COVID-19 pandemic further compounded the already-shrinking camera market in Japan.
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camera newsDec 21, 2020 at 05:31
Japanese publication AERAdot has reported that Nikon is ceasing camera production at its Sendai ‘Mother’ Factory and moving operations to its Thai factories as a cost-saving measure.
Canon patent details a variable-magnification 1.0-2.0x teleconverter with image stabilization, variable ND filter
Dec 12, 2020 at 19:50
If — and that’s a big if — such a teleconverter ever becomes a reality, you may one day be able to turn prime lenses into ‘zoom’ lenses and bring image stabilization to lenses that lack it.
Dec 7, 2020 at 16:17
The factory produces an array of audio components, including analog-to-digital converters, which Inside Imaging claims are used by various Japanese camera manufacturers.
Select Sony stores in Japan are giving away adorable mini camera kits with the purchase of a real kit
Nov 3, 2020 at 21:17
The promotion, which is taking place at four different Sony stores across Japan, is going on through November 30.
videoOct 6, 2020 at 19:10
After a forced opening of Japanese ports to foreigners in the mid-19th century, foreign-owned photo studios began hiring local artisans to hand-color black and white images, leading to a boom in an industry that served to both inform and mislead outsiders about Japanese culture in the mid to late 1800s.
Sep 14, 2020 at 17:48
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) are jointly developing a 'Super Hi-Vision Camera' for JAXA's Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission. The camera will record the first 8K ultra high definition images of Mars and its moons, Phobos and Deimos, taken in proximity.
Jul 24, 2020 at 15:00
Olympus' sale of its imaging division could be the beginning of a major 'shake-up' in the Japanese camera industry, according to the latest report from Nikkei Asian Review Deputy Editor, Masamichi Hoshi.
Japan offers $2.2B to help domestic companies move production from China, but will it help the imaging industry?
Apr 13, 2020 at 19:25
Last week, it was reported that $2.2 billion of Japan's COVID-19 emergency stimulus package will be allocated to companies willing to move production out of China. We asked two executives of Japanese imaging companies whether or not this incentive could help their operations.
From field to cup: We join photographer Lauren Kelly as she documents tea production with the Canon EOS RP
SponsoredOct 30, 2019 at 14:00
In this video, we join photographer Lauren Kelly, as she travels to the Kagoshima region of Japan with the Canon EOS RP. Her objective: To document the cultivation and production of matcha tea.
Oct 14, 2019 at 19:15
Be vigilant on what's being reflected in eyes (or glasses) before posting photographs of yourself or others online. High resolution photographs aren't always beneficial.
videoJun 13, 2019 at 14:00
While on assignment in Japan, Chris and Jordan had a couple days to shoot with the Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 telephoto lens, which Chris nicknamed 'The Big White Sharp'. To make things more interesting, Jordan filmed this entire episode using the new Fujifilm GFX 100 medium format camera.
lens newsFeb 16, 2019 at 17:08
Lens manufacturer Irix has announced it's expanding its product lineup into the Japanese market.
Jan 17, 2018 at 20:02
The 2018 Japan BCN camera rankings are in, and the most surprising bit of news is that Canon is still outpacing Sony in the mirrorless segment, taking the #2 spot in that segment while still dominating in DSLRs.
Jul 12, 2017 at 17:03
Major Japanese electronics retailer Bic Camera will soon accept Bitcoin as payment at all of their retail locations. If this trend catches on, you might be buying your next camera with cryptocurrency.
Jun 26, 2017 at 18:49
Photographer Michael Wolf has been documenting the crowded conditions of Tokyo's subway trains since the 1990s. The photos have gone viral regularly in the years since he started the project, and he just published the final edition in the series.
mobileMay 16, 2013 at 16:59
Look for loads of megapixels, big batteries and gesture navigation.
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