Weekly Wash: the 5 biggest camera news stories of the week (15 March)

Weekly Wash: the 5 biggest camera news stories of the week (15 March)
(Image credit: Canon / Nikon / DJI / Fujifilm)

Unsurprisingly, this week's camera news has been largely dominated by consequences of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Clearly there are far bigger issues in the world than how COVID-19 is affecting the imaging industry, but the pandemic is nonetheless wreaking havoc on anything to do with cameras.

Two flagship cameras have been delayed for two months (with a possible effect on price) and the UK's biggest imaging event has been postponed for six months (with NAB in Las Vegas being called off completely). 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.