“In terms of image quality, performance and features [the Samsung NX1000] is virtually the same [as the higher-priced NX210], with only slightly lesser build quality, a different kit lens and a few interface changes accounting for the price gap.“
PhotographyBLOG has published their review of the Samsung NX1000, a compact mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (ILC) with 20.3MP on an APS-C CMOS (23.5 x 15.7 mm) image sensor, 3.0-in. LCD (921k-dot), Smart AUTO, PASM, Scene modes, i-Function, Smart Filter, In-Camera Panorama, RAW file, Continuous Shooting 8fps, Wi-Fi, and Full HD movie 1920 x 1080 @ 30fps with stereo sound.
ePHOTOzine has published their review of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690, a 16.1MP resolution (1/2.3-in. Super HAD CCD) ultra compact point-and-shoot digital camera with 10x wide-angle optical zoom (25-250mm equiv.), Optical image stabilization, 3.0-in. LCD (230k-dot), Intelligent Auto, Sweep Panorama, Scene Modes, D-Range Optimizer, Picture Effect, and HD 720p Movie 1280×720 @ 30fps with monaural sound.
In this video from Reviewed.com, Ben Thomas of Canon gives us an insight on how Canon is viewing its mirrorless entry with the EOS M. It especially hopes that the video success it experienced with its HDSLR models will rub off on the EOS M.
Cory Trepanier ventured into the Artic in 2006 to explore, paint and film some of the most wild places in Canada. He has completed nearly 50 oil paintings. Besides carrying an easel, canvas, paint and brushes, he also keeps a gun with rubber bullets handy in case polar bears and white wolves decide he’s meal.
Here’s the Behind the Scenes of “Camera Warfare.” Devin Graham directed this tongue-in-cheek video of WWII warring factions using cameras instead of guns. No Canon DSLRs [used as props as well as to film the video] were harmed in the making of this video.
ePHOTOzine has just published their review of the Pentax K-30, with 16.3MP resolution (on a 23.7 x 15.7 mm APS-C CMOS image sensor), Sensor-shift Shake Image Stabilization, 3.0-in. LCD (921k-dot), Optical Pentaprism Viewfinder, PASM, Digital Filters, Sutter Speed 30-1/6000 sec. plus Bulb, Dust Reduction technology, In-camera HDR, RAW, built-in popup Flash, Hotshoe, Continuous Shooting 6fps, Live View Focus Peaking, and Full HD Movie 1920×1080 at 30fps with monaural sound.
ePHOTOzine has published their review of the Fujifilm FinePix XP170, with 14.4MP resolution (1/2.3-in. CMOS), 5x optical zoom (28-140mm equiv.), Sensor-shift image stabilization, a 6.9-cm (2.7-in.) LCD (230k-dot), SR AUTO, Motion Panorama360, Wi-Fi via smartphone, and Full HD 1080p movie 1920×1080 pixels @ 30fps with monaural sound. Besides being waterproof down to 10m (32.8 ft), the XP170 is also shockproof from a fall of 2m (6.6ft), freezeproof with temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) and dustproof.
TomTom is searching for five families or groups of friends to spend two weeks on a tropical island and earn 10,000 euros for mapping it. TomTom’s Map Paradise Project will help create five new navigable maps for: Fiji, St. Lucia, Mauritius, Cape Verde, and the Seychelles.
Chris is getting emotional now that we’ve almost come to the end our exciting journey. We’ve reached our fifth island destination, Seychelles – the last ocean jewel in our map paradise project.
DPReview has published their review of the Nikon D3200, an entry-level Family digital SLR camera with 24.2MP (APS-C CMOS), Eye-level Pentamirror Single-Lens Reflex viewfinder, PASM, Guide Mode, Scene Modes, Scene Auto Selector, 11-point AF, 3.0-in. LCD (921k-dot), RAW, Live View, and Full HD 1920 x 1080 @ 24 fps.
Super zoom with wireless capability. The Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is a compact super zoom with 20x [25-500mm equiv.] optical zoom, sensor-shift image stabilization, PASM modes and wireless sharing capabilities via smartphones and tablets. The FinePix F800EXR features a 16MP resolution on a 1/2-in. EXR CMOS image sensor.
The Fujifilm F800EXR is able to wirelessly connect to a smartphone or tablet, record the user’s current location data provided by the smartphone or tablet’s location data (latitude and longitude), and display it on the F800EXR’s LCD. You can also send the camera’s images to your smartphone or tablet to display on a map where images were shot. It has a database of approximately 1 million landmarks worldwide. Do you want to figure out the distance from your present location to the place where a tagged photo was taken? You can! Or do you want to find a nearby landmark but are not sure which way to go? Just take a picture of the scene in front of you, then use the database to find the distance to a nearby landmark in the direction the camera is facing.
Wireless Image Transfer function also allows you to connect the F800EXR to your smartphone or tablet and to upload high-quality images to social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. However, you cannot wirelessly transfer to your PC.
EXR AUTO function automatically selects the optimum shooting mode from 103 shooting patterns, making it easy for the point-and-shoot user. Advanced users will appreciate PASM modes and RAW.
Six new filter effects are available and you can see the effects right on the LCD screen. Continuous shooting is 8fps at full resolution. You can capture Full HD (1080p) movie at 30fps with stereo sound.
Other features include:
3.0-inch LCD with 460,000 dots and Monitor Sunlight Mode
Dual Image Stabilization (CCD shift and multi-frame technology)
Multiple Exposure and 3D Shooting Modes
Seamless Motion Panorama 360
Pro Low Light mode plus capability up to ISO 12800
The Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is an easy-to-use super zoom that packs a powerful 20x optical zoom in a compact pocketable body.
ePHOTOzine has published their review of the Samsung NX1000, a compact mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (ILC) with 20.3MP on an APS-C CMOS (23.5 x 15.7 mm) image sensor, 3.0-in. LCD (921k-dot), Smart AUTO, PASM, Scene modes, i-Function, Smart Filter, In-Camera Panorama, RAW file, Continuous Shooting 8fps, Wi-Fi, and Full HD movie 1920 x 1080 @ 30fps with stereo sound.