The week in brief, edited by Amy Davies and Hollie Latham Hucker
Historic Photographer of the Year 2018
Open to amateurs and professionals, the second annual Historic Photographer of the Year competition launches on 12 June, celebrating historic places and culture sites worldwide. The winner will receive £1,000 and have their work displayed on the competition website. For more details see photographer.triphistoric.com.
Epson launches new printer models
Epson has announced a series of all-in-one printers, suited for home printing, as well as those working remotely or running a small business. The XP-5100, XP-5105, WF-2860DWF and WF-2865DWF are affordable printers compatible with XL inks, which enables up to 2.5x more pages than other inks. Prices start from £99.
The Honor 10 dualcamera smartphone
Honor’s latest smartphone sees some high-end camera technology. There’s dual 24 and 16 megapixel artificial intelligence ( AI) cameras on the rear, while more than 500 scenarios can be recognised for applying the optimum settings. The phone can even recognise multiple subjects in one frame to apply localised optimisation. RRP starts from £399.99.
Latest OnePlus smartphone revealed
Another competitively priced smartphone has been announced. Starting from £469, the OnePlus 6 features a 16 and 20 megapixel dual camera set-up, with optical image stabilisation and f/1.7 lenses. Other features include a Portrait Mode and the ability to shoot in super slow motion for up to one minute.
Version 4.0 Fujifilm firmware causes problems
Malfunctions caused by version 4.0 of Fujifilm’s X-T2 firmware have led the company to withdraw it. A version 4.01 is available that resets your camera to version 3.0 settings. Planned updates to the X-Pro2, X-H1 and GFX 50S have also been delayed for further testing.