Weekly Wash: the 5 biggest camera news stories of the week (18 August)

Weekly Wash: the 5 biggest camera news stories of the week (18 August)
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We may have hit the supposedly sleepy summer season in the industry, but camera news just keeps on coming thick and fast. 

It's been a technology driven week, revolving around leaked information on upcoming cameras – such as a pair of new Sony bodies, two new GoPros and a new Mavic – as well as significant security holes in 30 Canon cameras. 

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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.