News from the photo world focused on amateur/enthusiast and professionals.
Sony has updated the firmware for Sony A6300 to version 1.10. Officially the changes are:
Improves overall stability and operability of the camera
Improves stability in picture shooting mode by optimizing temperature control (effects vary according to temperature).
so there is no direct mention to the overheating issue that affects this wonderful camera when shooting video (and, more rarely, when shooting stills), though there is a vague point to overall operability and surely some improvement has been done on overheating when shooting stills.
Adobe has updated Lightroom to version 6.6. For the Creative Cloud users (monthly subscriber) there are 3 new features:
The Nik Collection of plugins for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom and for Apple Aperture, bought by Google in late 2012, are now offered for free.
The plugins are the following ones:
Today Adobe has released Lightroom 6.5, news are:
Now the most important fixes:
DJI has announced the new version of its popular camera drone: the Phantom 4.
Flight duration has been increased to 28 minutes, distance to 5 Km and automatic obstacle avoidance and subject tracking have been added, even better opportunities for aerial shots!
Here a promotional video
Sigma has announced an adapter for Sigma lenses to be mounted on Sony E-mount cameras: the MC-11. The good thing is that both the autofocus and stabilization of the lens are supported.
The adapter transmits the EXIF data of the lens.
We will see if it is a good alternative to Metabones adapter.
Full Sigma announcement is available at this link.