Cameras

Apr 152013
 

CAMERing - Stealth Photography At It's Best

The CAMERing is another James Bond style piece of gadgetry. Meant to allow convenient and discreet photos to be taken by s simple touch of a button, the CAMERing (as the name tells) is designed in the shape of a ring. The wearer is able to shot pics at any time by simply pointing the ring to the desired direction and hitting the shutter button. No more mingling after the smartphone, or waiting for the digital camera to turn on … this simple point and snap devices will allow take the pics at the exact moment of action.

The CAMERing was conceived to work with a platform that runs on tablets, which will be used to allow users to surf, adjust and manage the pictures taken.

The CAMERing was presented at the 2012 IF Design Talents by Hyeonsik Studio and Jeon Yengwon and it’s still in a concept phase. We’re looking forward to see the CAMERing on the consumer market and snap some cool pics with it.

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Apr 092013
 

Make Sure Your Trip Memories Last With These Waterproof Digital Cameras
Vacations are just around the corner. Either you’ll enjoy a beach vacation or an outdoors mountain trip, you need to make sure you keep your memories safe. We made a cool selection of waterproof digital cameras to help you snap pics of your adventures and make sure those photos get safely home.

All cameras bellow have one thing in common: they’re all waterproof. Other than that you’ll be able to find an impressive kit of features ranging from GPS positioning and WiFi transfer to Anti-Shock, HD and automatic social sharing. Make sure you pick the right camera and choose the right features for your needs.

Here’s is our handpicked waterproof cameras selection:

1) Olympus TG-320 14 MP Tough Series Camera with 3.6x Optical Zoom – $123.10
2) Nikon COOLPIX AW100 16 MP CMOS Waterproof Digital Camera with GPS and Full HD 1080p Video – $199.99
3) Panasonic Lumix TS20 16.1 MP TOUGH Waterproof Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom – $209.99
4) Canon PowerShot D20 12.1 MP CMOS Waterproof Digital Camera with 5x Image Stabilized Zoom 28mm Wide-Angle Lens a 3.0-Inch LCD and GPS Tracking – $289
5) Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 12 MP Waterproof Digital Camera – $81.18
6) Olympus Digital Camera TG-820 Blue – $225
7) Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 16.2 MP Exmor R CMOS Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom and 3.0-inch LCD – $199
8) Pentax Optio WG-1 Rugged Waterproof Digital Camera – $194.92
9) Fujifilm FinePix XP10 12 MP Waterproof Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and 2.7-Inch LCD – $175
10) Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Digital Camera – $154.59

 

Mar 272013
 

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 - The Tiny dSLR On Steroids

The Rebel SL1 by Canon gets a lot of hype as being the smallest real dSLR on the market.
Even though the SL1 gets to be the smallest and lightest brother of the Canon Rebel family, it still packs a lot of punch. Here are some of it’s specs:

  • 18 MP CMOS Sensor
  • 18-55mm EF-S IS STM Lens
  • ISO 100-12800 for pics and ISO-6400 for videos
  • The DIGIC5 image processor offers great quality and speed
  • 9-point AF system
  • High speed continuous shooting (up to 4 frames per second)
  • Full HD movie mode
  • Wide 3in touch screen LCD display
  • Video snapshots allows you to take shots and combine them into a movie
  • Compatible with SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
  • Compatible with EF and EF-S lenses

What’s your favorite camera? Do you use your smartphone, a dedicated point-and-shoot camera or, with a dSLR of such small dimensions, do you consider going the pro way? Let me know in the comments.

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Mar 242013
 

Lomography Belair X 6-12 Non-Digital Film Camera

For those who’re in love with non-digital film photo technology, Lomo Belair released their newest line of cameras.
The Belair x 6-12 is advertised as the “world’s first 6×12 auto-exposure medium format camera“. The x 6-12 series comes with 3 main models: The CitySlicker, The JetSetter and The Globe-Trotter. All three cameras feature 90mm lens and 58mm wide-angle lens, automatic shutter, auto-exposure, lens interchangeability, extensive ISO and take high quality 6×12, 65×6 and 6×9 photos. The camera model differences are mainly based on the materials used to build them.

Check more about the Belair X 6-12 series at the Lomography.com website.

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Mar 132013
 

The BlackRapid Sport Strap Helps You Secure Your DSLR While In the Middle Of The Action

Having your DSLR ready to take that great shot while in the middle of the action is not always easy. Good camera storage bags like the LowerPro Dry Zone 200 and the Pelikan U140 will keep your photo gear safe, but not ready for the great shot.

The BlackRapid RRS-1BB Sport Strap was designed with active shooters in mind. Featuring an integrated BRAD underarm tether and a shoulder pad built for optimal weight distribution, the BlackRapid Sport Shoulder Strap was built to help you carry your heavy professional gear in a comfortable way. The strap includes a Cr-2 connector-2, FR-3 fastener-3 and a BRAD MOD that secures the camera to the strap.

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Feb 252013
 

Nikon COOLPIX AW110 - Waterproof, Shock Proof, Freeze Proof Digital Camera

There are some times when the classical concept of “The Best Camera is The One That You Always Have With you” just doesn’t apply. Just think about it – how would your iPhone survive a 2 meters fall or a water dive.

For those times when you need a rugged camera for your trip – the Nikon CoolPix AW110 has you covered. Here are some of it’s military inspired specs (also check other Nikon cameras we featured in the past):

  • Nikkor 5X wie optical zoom
  • Full HD videos (1080p) with stereo sound
  • Built In WiFi with instant sharing
  • GPS, electronic compass, POI (points of interest)
  • Waterproof (down to 59 feet – 18 meters deep)
  • Shock Proof (falls from up to 6.6 feet – 2 meters)
  • Freeze Proof (down to 14° F – minus 10° C)
  • Available in various colors including camouflage design

With so many features packed in a small compact package, the Nikon COOLPIX AW110 makes a perfect companion for your outdoors trips.

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£203 | BUY NOW – EUROPE
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Feb 142013
 

GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition, WiFi Remote, High Speed Action Camera

A while back we featured the GoPro Hero 2 Action camera. This camera was considered a real success by most sport fans out there who used it to record their live adventures. We’ll follow up today with a post about the GoPro Hero 3 action camera.

The GoPro Hero 3 comes in three flavors: White Edition, Silver Edition and Black Edition. That’s a fancy name of saying Standard, Semi-Pro and Pro editions!

Here are some of the features of the Hero 3 Black Edition (the top model of the Hero 3 series):

  • Smaller and lighter than the GoPro Hero 2 series
  • Impressive resolution and FPS (frames per second) performance: 4K Cinema @ 15 fps; 2.7K cinema @ 30 fps; 1440p @ 48 fps; 1080p @ 60 fps; 960p @ 100 fps; 720p @ 120 fps
  • 12 MP pictures (can shot photos at 30 fps – that’s more than the speed of a regular movie)
  • Wilt-in WiFi
  • WiFi Remote controlled (remote included)
  • Live preview of the shooting on any smartphone/tablet via WiFi – free app
  • Waterproof housing available for underwater shooting
  • Compatible with all GoPro mounts to attache the action camera to your body, gear, helmet or in cars and on bicycles

If you’re an action person, like action sports and you’re in the market for a high quality action camera the GoPro Hero series are definitively worth checking out – White Edition ($239), Silver Edition ($299), Black Edition ($399).

$399 | BUY NOW – US Market
£279 | BUY NOW – EUROPE

 

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