We all love to either capture and/or share pictures and video. As the one who is frequently behind the lens, it’s rare that I am ever in any shots. Sure, the memories are there, but those who look sometimes think I just wasn’t involved.
In the wake of the Sochi Winter Olympics, there are going to be a lot of people hitting the slopes between now and spring. Beginners, experts, fancy-pants trick-doers, they all have one thing in common: they need to wear the proper equipment.
Nikon recently introduced a new camera in the form of the D4S. The Nikon D4S is packed with a 16.2MP sensor, up to 25600 ISO sensitivity, up to 409600 Hi4, better noise reduction, and an enhanced auto-focus system.
Some awesome electronics deals from around the internet for Valentine’s Day 2014.
Although tablets make for ideal consumption devices, they’re quite handy when it comes to creativity and content creation. They tend to have just the right amount of screen size and under-the-hood power to effectively drive image, audio, or video apps out there.
Among the many camera makers, I prefer Canon for their products. My first compact camera was an Ixus 60, a 6 megapixel digicam that I’ve been using since 2006. I’m planning to get a replacement for my Nikon D40 and I’m considering Canon’s cheapest DSLR to date: the Rebel T5.
Recently, booq has been on a roll with new bags, backpacks, and cases. Their latest addition, the Python mirrorless, proves that booq cares to have products for anyone and everyone. The Python mirrorless is the ideal go-to bag for the photographer that wants to travel light, but with tough protection for their camera.
You may be getting dizzy on so many choices of digial cameras these days but for those who need powerful and hi-end super cameras, they only have few choices in the market. As for cinema cameras, the likes of Blackmagic Design is at the forefront despite the hefty price tag and delay in shipment of products. The latest Production Camera 4K has been delayed but those who pre-ordered this $3,995 camera will get a $1,000 rebate.
Sam Lee, the founder of Wanaka’s Snow Park ski facility, is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund a project called meMINI, “a wearable camera with the gift of hindsight”. Basically, this camera magnetically attaches to your shirt and captures loop footage of 5 seconds to 5 minutes to be saved straight your smartphone where you can choose the magical moments you want to keep and which to discard.
Earlier this year, Fujifilm announced the black X100S 50x superzoon Finepix S1 camera at the CES. We also learned that five new cameras are due this March. One of which could be this camera currently being teased by Fujifilm. A January 28 official announcement can be expected but we have very little details.
CES is an absolute beast to chew through, especially if you’re dedicated to get up close and see as much as you can before the week is over. It’s not just that there are a bunch (i.e. thousands) of booths, but the small ones tend to be especially easy to miss.
While the majority of wearable tech shown at CES 2014 seemed to be in the realm of fitness and health trackers, there were some others if you took the time to look carefully.