This week in the news: Fujifilm announced the new Fujinon XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS lens; five full-frame lenses for the Sony E-mount are now available from Samyang; the much-anticipated new Mac Pro finally went on sale; and Sony's innovative QX cameras received a substantial firmware update.
This is your B&H Gear News Roundup for December 20, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.
A little while ago, we asked you to share your favorite pet and animal portraits in our Flickr Group. We received loads of amazing photos from your archives, and you proceeded to tell us a little story about the photos. Here are some of the best.
Photo by Rich Frollini"My little boy loved the sleeping Mandrill at the Pittsburgh Zoo. He kept yelling 'Wake up, monkey !!!"'
Today, we are proud to announce the winner of the B&H Photo Flickr Street Photography contest sponsored by Leica. Throughout a very long judging process, the social media team here at B&H viewed lots of great submissions. In the end, Flickr user Louster will be receiving the Leica D-LUX 5 for his photo Centennial Olympic Park. Congratulations to Louster, and kudos to all of you for giving us one of the longest and toughest decisions to make.
As popular as social networking sites such as Facebook, Flickr, Youtube, Kodak Gallery and Orkut are, there are probably many people who would love to share their photos and videos on these sites but are intimidated by the apparent complexity of uploading to them. Now, the Kodak Easy Share M590 makes uploading easy.