09/01/2011, Samsung has just announced the NX200 camera at IFA 2011. The Samsung NX200 is a mirror-less camera that is in the same family than the NX100. This model ups the ante with a 20.3 Megapixel APS-C* sensor, which is bigger than the micro four third (micro ¾) sensor found in select competitors like Olympus and Panasonic. For example, my Canon 50D DSLR also uses an APS-C sensor (*APS-C describes the […]
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.
08/29/2011, Photography on the iPhone 4 is extremely popular. In fact according to Flickr stats published a while back, the iPhone 4 was the most used camera among the other iOS devices that had uploaded photos to Flickr’s website. Well if you’re looking to take your iPhone photography to the next level beyond apps and filters, CompuExpert has announced the availability of camera lenses designed for iPhone 4s in mind.
08/25/2011, Panasonic has just launched its Panasonic FZ150 in Europe. This model is a 12 Megapixel camera equipped with a LEICA 25mm lens, a 24X zoom and a built-in optical image stabilizer. The lens should perform very well when shooting at 12FPS in burst mode, or when recording 1080p movies at full frame-rate, with full access to the zoom function. Interestingly, the zoom controller is located at the base of the […]
07/26/2011, A few weeks ago, we had a close encounter with the Olympus PEN E-PL3, a mid-range micro 4/3 digital camera with a slim body and a swivel screen that increase your comfort when shooting from above your head, or below your waist. Many users got excited and were anxiously waiting to know about the pricing the upcoming damage to their wallets. This is now official: the PEN E-PL3 will come […]
07/18/2011, Panasonic GF3 Review - This real-world review of the Panasonic GF3 is for readers who can't stomach a 12-page review full of descriptions and technicalities.
07/18/2011, When it comes to giving technology to their kids, we’re thinking that most parents would pause at the thought of handing over a $500 piece of technology, which could very well break in the next minute, to a 5 year old child. While Takara Tomy’s “First Digital Camera” is nowhere near the $500 tablet/smartphone range, it will put into your child’s hands, the technology to snap photos rather intuitively.
07/15/2011, A while back when the first beta of iOS 5 was released, within the code was spotted a hint that iOS 5 would have the ability to snap panoramic photographs. Sure, there are apps out there that will be able to do that for you, but having native apps usually trumps downloading, and sometimes even paying for, third party apps. While it remained as a hint or a promise back […]
07/13/2011, Chrome has come up with an interesting bag for the DSLR-wielding crowd. The Niko is a sling bag that has been built for holding DSLR cameras and accessories. Just like many “pro” (or at least enthusiast) photo bag, it has internal separators that lets the photographer create compartments. This allows for a better management of the internal volume of the bag, but more importantly, your gears aren’t pulled down by […]
07/11/2011, According to the statistics, the iPhone 4’s camera is one of the most popular cameras used on Flickr. The Nokia N9’s camera sounds promising too, with the ability to load up fast and also featuring Carl Zeiss optics, but what about Panasonic’s latest offering? The P-05C smartphone that Panasonic launched on NTT’s DoCoMo network may prove to be a worthy challenger with its 13.2 megapixel sensor with optical image stabilization, […]
07/08/2011, Cameras on phones have come a long way since they were first introduced; from being able to capture photos in VGA to a whopping 8 megapixels that we are starting to see in some of the newer smartphones today. Most photography experts will tell you that the megapixels don’t really matter, and it’s usually a marketing gimmick used to sell cameras, unless of course you are looking to print poster/billboard […]
07/08/2011, If the thought of making your own camera sounds ludicrous, perhaps this DIY camera that was made out laser-cut acrylic parts and scavenged lenses may change your mind. If fact, Kit Man of Kit Da Studio is even providing the AI template file that he used, so that you could cut out your own camera if you chose to.
07/06/2011, iPhone users should be familiar with the Hipstamatic app by now. For those unfamiliar, Hipstamatic is a photography app found on iOS devices that allows the different combinations of film, lens and camera flash effects to create truly unique looking photographs.
07/06/2011, So you’ve just bought yourself a brand new camera, or perhaps it was given to you as a gift, but like all budding amateur photographers, the dials, the numbers and the deep menus will probably confuse you quite a bit. So instead of poring through the camera’s manual or buying a guide book on how to use your camera, how about this online camera simulator that will let you experiment […]