New Camera Sensor Mimics an Insect Eye, offers limitless depth of field
Researchers at the University of Illinois have just released information about a new camera sensor that they developed that mimics the eyes of Insects such as flies. The sensors gives us a 180 degree field of view with no distortion and almost limitless depth of field.
Sony Announces New 30x Optical Zoom Camera
If you are in the market for a nice compact camera you may want to hold out for a little while. Sony just announced the new Cyber-Shot DSC-HX50V compact super zoom camera that boast 30x optical zoom while weighing in at only 9.6 oz.
New Kodak P&S Announced
It was only just last year that Kodak announced that they would be phasing out and stopping production on all of their cameras. It seemed that the Kodak brand was all but done for, that was until company entered a licensing deal with JK Imaging. The deal gave JK Imaging the rights to produce cameras branded with the Kodak name.
First Look at the Phantom Flex4k Camera – NAB 2013
One of the biggest camera announcements out of NAB 2013 so far has got to be the latest Phantom Flex4k camera. This baby can shoot at 4K up to 1000fps, if you shoot 4k and want slow motion then this is your camera!
Sony to go Toe to Toe with Canon
In case you have not heard, NAB is this week so get ready for a plethora of awesome video related camera/lens/accessory announcements. One of those such announcements was the big news that Sony has announced their intention to go Toe to Toe with Canon in the Cinema Camera market.
Leica: Is it really worth the price tag?
No doubt if you have been into photography for any amount of time you have heard of the Leica and the expensive price tag that the name demands. I, like most of you, have never even touched a leica but I assumed the image quality and features were top notch for such a price. That was until I saw these latest rankings courtesy of DxOMark in which the Leica M9, M9 P, and M-E Typ 220 earned really bad scores when compared to other DSLRs.
Turn your life into one giant photoblog with Memoto
Have you ever wanted to just keep a visual journal of your life down to the minute? Me either, but in case you answered yes then you need to take a look at this new Memoto camera. The device is a small lapel-esq camera about the size of an SD card that clips to your clothing. The catch is that every 30 seconds the camera snaps a picture, which is then sent through the company’s software and is added to your lifeblog (yes that is what they are calling it).
Universal Smartphone Tripod Mount Utilizes Headphone Jack
I’m the mother of three kids and, unless I’m specifically planning on taking pictures of them on a given day, I generally don’t lug my giant DSLR and lenses around in my diaper bag. I’m also notorious for losing point-and-shoot cameras so, by default, most of our daily lives are documented photographically with my smart phone. While taking pictures with my phone is convenient, I’m always cringing a little at the poor quality of all these snapshots of my kids, which are usually caused by poor lighting conditions and camera shake.
Snapsort launches ‘Camera Showdown’ Tool
Snapsort.com has long been in the business of helping people wade through the waters of buying a new camera. Today they launched a new tool called Camera Showdown aimed at giving people another way to compare cameras.
One of the Most Artistically-Filmed Factory Tour – The Sigma Aizu Factory in Japan
This Sigma factory tour blends the precise craftsmanship that goes into making the Sigma lenses with peaceful solitude of nature to make a video that is simply a cinematic beauty.
10 DIY Photography Gear Alternatives To Save You Money
Let’s face it, buying photography equipment can add up easily. It’s usually not a good sign when your memory card wallet has more content than your actual wallet. So to take a break from all the gear lust barrage that we had during Photokina week, take a look at Expert Photography’s 10 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money.