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CANON Holds No. 1 Share of Global Interchangeable-Lens Digital Camera Market for 10 Consecutive Years

  MELVILLE, N.Y., April 22, 2013 – Canon Inc., today announced that the company’s EOS line of interchangeable-lens digital cameras (Digital SLR and compact-system cameras) have consistently maintained the No. 1 share worldwide in terms of volume within the interchangeable-lens digital camera market for the 10-year period from 2003 to 2012.*1 In addition to interchangeable…

Sigma Corporation announces world’s first F1.8 constant aperture zoom lens

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New 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM features Global Vision Art lens design   RONKONKOMA, NY – Apr. 18, 2013 — Sigma Corporation of America (www.sigmaphoto.com), a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider for some of the world’s most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, today announced the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens,…

FUJIFILM Announces the Latest Addition to the Highly Acclaimed Series of XF Lenses – the XF55-200mm Telephoto Lens and Updated XF Lens Roadmap

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  New updated firmware for FUJIFILM X-Pro1 and X-E1 will increase auto focus performance   Valhalla, N.Y., April 17, 2013 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the launch of the FUJINON XF55-200mm (83-300mm*1) F3.5-F4.8 R LM OIS, the first XF telephoto zoom lens for the X-Series Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera System that includes the…

Kodak Agrees to $210 Million Imaging Sale to Brother

By Beth Jinks & David McLaughlin – Apr 15, 2013 – Bloomberg.com   Eastman Kodak Co. (EKDKQ), the bankrupt photography pioneer, agreed to sell document-imaging assets to Japanese office-equipment company Brother Industries Ltd. (6448) for about $210 million, setting the minimum bid for an auction. Any deal requires approval from the judge overseeing Rochester, New…

The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Joins Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Google

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DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) announced today that it is joining 15 plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Google. The Federal suit alleges the “Google Book Search” program violates the copyrights of numerous photographers and other visual artists. The lead plaintiffs include: The American Society of Media Photographers, Graphic Artists Guild, Picture Archive…