Pentax K-30 Weather Resistant Mid-Level DSLR

120522-pentax3

When you’re trying to get that perfect shot, mother nature doesn’t always agree with you. There could be rain, dust, and all sorts of other camera-destroying elements. If you’re in the market for a mid-range DSLR that can handle rugged environments, the new Pentax K-30 is a compact, lightweight option.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Triggertrap: Trigger A DSLR Camera With Your iPhone, iPad Or iPod touch (Video)

triggertrap

The app will run on any iPhone, iPad or iPod that uses iOS 5, and you will have to buy a $9.99 dongle which should be connected to your DSLR by cable or infrared. Connect the dongle to your iDevice and then you can simply use your device’s sensors as triggers (motion, facial recognition and more).

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

The $160,000 1970 Nikon Fish Eye

Fisheye 6mm2.8 001.low

Imagine the idea of a lens that can look behind itself, that’s exactly what a Fisheye-Nikkor 6mm f2.8s can do, delivering a viewing angle of 220-degrees. So what’s this new technology and when did it first arrive? It isn’t new at all actually, the fisheye lens was first introduced at the Photokina trade show in Germany, in the year 1970. This thing is huge, 7-inches long and 10-inches in diameter, wit ha weight over 11 pounds. Imagine trying to comfortably hold this thing while taking a photo.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Samsung’s New NX Series Mirrorless Cameras With Built-In Wi-Fi

nx-20-wifi

Samsung is known for incorporating new technology into their cameras and they have just introduced three new cameras into the company’s NX Series of compact, mirrorless, interchangeable lens cameras – the NX1000, NX20 and NX210. Unlike other large sensor cameras which might require you to use an Eye-Fi memory card for getting online, the new NX models are coming with built-in Wi-Fi.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Sigma SD1 Wood Edition SLR looks like dashboard from your dad’s Oldsmobile

111013-sigma2

Well, that’s different. Most of the DSLRs that you find on the market today are the typical matte black. You might find the occasional white or silver model, but black is the typical thing to do. Standing out from the crowd is the aptly named Sigma SD1 Wood Edition. Typical this most certainly is not.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Liquid pistons could revolutionize camera phones and lenses

liquidpiston

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed liquid pistons which could potentially be used in camera phones and lenses. The liquid piston contains two drops of ferrofluid, which is basically a magnetic liquid, and each drop sits in a hole on a substrate about the size of a piece of chewing gum.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized
1 2