Weekly Wash: the 5 biggest camera news stories of the week (19 January)

Weekly Wash: the 5 biggest camera news stories of the week (19 January)
(Image credit: Loop Infinito, Leica, Fujifilm, Hasselblad, XDA Developers)

The camera news has by no means slowed down in the aftermath of CES, with leaks and announcements and rumors dripping out from every level of the photographic layer cake. 

There's the official camera news, with Leica announcing a new camera, Hasselblad announcing a new lens, and Sharp confirming that its groundbreaking system is alive and kicking. And there's the under-the-table news, with Fujifilm prepping a new instax camera and Samsung's flagship camera phone springing more leaks than the Titanic. 

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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.