Extract from Camera News at UKpix.com
Canon: Amateur Photographer magazine reports that Canon has issued a warning over some G10 cameras producing 'lines' on photos.
Canon: Firmware for EOS 50D, 450D, 1000D announced.
Cosina: A voigtlander M-mount adapter for the Micro Four Thirds system launched.
Ricoh: Firmware release for GR Digital II.
Noise Ninja: The brilliant noise-reduction software from PictureCode has been update. Version now Noise Ninja v2.2.0.
Phase One: A medium format back with 40mp resolution announced by Phase One. It costs an arm and a leg, though, at 14,990 euros or for a complete camera system at 16,990 euros. Start saving! Phaseone.com.
Nikon D5000: Nikon has announced the introduction of another entry-level DSLR, the D5000. It will have a 12.3 mp sensor, a 2.7in 'vari-angle' flip-out screen, live view and 'HD' movie mode. Placed between the D60 and D90 cameras, it is expected to be a rival to Canon's 500D. Due out next month (May) and expected to cost £719.99.
Preview samples images are at dpreview.com
Olympus E-3: firmware update. Download and install using Olympus Master or Studio software.
Pentax K20D: firmware update. Go to the Pentax website.
Voigtlander: the Voigtlander Bessa III might not be launched in the UK, according to a news item in Amateur Photographer magazine. It is expected in Europe next month (May).
Phase One: an updated version of Capture 4, PRO and DB RAW workflow software has been announced.
Olympus E-30: the company has posted a firmware update for the E-30 DSLR. It can be installed via Olympus Master or Studio software.