01/09/2012, The Samsung WB850F is the new high-end compact camera in Samsung’s line and it should perform well in all types of settings, including low-light, thanks to its backside illuminated (BSI) 16 Megapixel CMOS sensor. The WB580F has a “fast” (large aperture) f2.8 lens, which in combination to the highly sensitive sensor, should yield very good photos even in difficult lighting conditions. The camera has a 21X optical zoom, and even […]
01/02/2012, The Samsung DV300F camera is an update to Samsung’s DualView line of cameras. Obviously, its main differentiation is the front LCD display that lets users capture shots that would otherwise be more difficult, like self-portraits. The front LCD also has a cool feature that displays an animation to keep young children focused on the camera: that’s pretty smart Optically, the camera has a 7.76mm 16 Megapixel CCD sensor which receives light from […]
10/20/2011, If you have been looking forward to getting your hands on Sony’s brand new NEX-7 camera or their A65 DSLR camera, you may be out of luck. It seems that the recent floods in Thailand have affected the production of Sony’s cameras, which has forced the company to cut its production of the Sony A65 and postpone the launch of the NEX-7.
10/13/2011, Most camera makers usually like to boast that their camera bodies are made out of more sturdy stuff than plastic, such as magnesium alloy which can be found on higher end models of certain DSLRs, but it looks like Sigma has taken it one step further by commissioning a camera whose body is made out of wood instead.
10/06/2011, A light box is a photographers tool which they use in order to photograph small items, such as cellphones, tablets, watches, perfume, etc. The point of the light box is that it will allow for multiple light sources to come in, but at the same time diffuse it in order to cast a softer light and reduce shadows that may otherwise ruin a perfectly good photo. If you’re a traveling […]
10/05/2011, Not too long ago Nikon announced their Nikon 1 compact cameras with interchangeable lens. These new breed of cameras are starting to pop up all over the place, ranging from brands such as Olympus, Sony and now it looks like Fuji wants to get on board that train too. The company has just announced that they will be launching their own series of interchangeable mirrorless camera systems in Japan for […]
09/28/2011, Micro Four-Thirds cameras are starting to catch on, namely due to their quality and interchangeable lens which has managed to blur the line between compact cameras and DSLRs. This has resulted in manufacturers aggressively pushing out their cameras, and with the Panasonic GH2 released last year, it’s only normal that we should be able to expect an update or refresh to the GH series this year, but for Panasonic GH3 […]
09/16/2011, Looking for a fixed-lens, high-end, compact camera? Ricoh might have the answer for you with their recently unveiled GR Digital IV camera, which is the successor to the company’s GR Digital III. With the GR Digital IV camera, there are some upgrades that hopefully some of you will find to justify the price.
08/31/2011, Looking forward to Microsoft’s latest update for Windows Phone 7? Today Microsoft just unveiled more details regarding their Mango update and some of these features will be very applicable especially to those who enjoy taking photographs and participating frequently in social networks.
08/24/2011, Sony has just released a salvo of cameras, and within that rather elite group, the Alpha 77 (a77) sits at the top. The new a77 is the Sony a700 successor, and has a 24.3 Megapixel sensor, but although this number is impressive, it has other features that are even more interesting. Video capture with auto-focus: First, this camera has a stationary translucent mirror that lets light go to the main […]
08/23/2011, Sony is refreshing its line of micro-camera and the NEX-5N is the update to the NEX-5 that was previously Sony’s high-end micro-camera. The NEX-5N uses the same principle of having a DSLR sensor in a relatively compact body, with interchangeable lenses. Although the NEX-5N looks very much like the NEX-5 on the surface, a closer look reveals important changes.
08/23/2011, Sony has just launched its latest and greatest high-performance compact camera. The NEX 7 takes over the top spot from the NEX 5, which has been updated as well. If you are not familiar with Sony’s NEX line, the idea is to have the optical performance of a DSLR camera in a very compact body. The lenses are interchangeable as well. In a nutshell Sony has designed the NEX7 to […]
08/11/2011, Looking to get yourself a brand new camera? If you are, Fujifilm has just announced their latest camera, the FinePix F600 EXR, which is based off the FinePix F550 EXR but is said to have been improved on.
08/03/2011, Mirrorless cameras have started gaining traction and popularity with more companies hopping aboard the mirrorless bandwagon. Sony was a bit late to the mirrorless camera game, releasing their NEX-3 and NEX-5 just last year. Despite that they are moving along pretty quickly and according to recent rumors, Sony may be unveiling the NEX-5N, NEX-7 and part of their DSLR series, the Alpha A77.