Weekly Wash: the 5 biggest camera news stories of the week (16 February)

Weekly Wash: the 5 biggest camera news stories of the week (16 February)
(Image credit: CIPA, Nikon, Olympus, Canon)

We absolutely live for weeks of camera news like this! After months of rumors, inferences and guttersnipe sleuthing, the truth came to light about a whole host of new and exciting cameras.

Canon blew the industry's socks off with its announcement of an 8K camera that could be the best mirrorless camera we've ever seen. It's not forgetting about DSLRs, though, as it launched a new beginner-friendly model for the masses.

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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.