Category archives: Cameras

Leaked Sony A77 is one 24MP monster of an EVIL camera with 1080p video recording

A few photos and some specs of an upcoming 24 megapixel Sony A77 camera surfaced and they look quite exciting. The mirrorless camera with Electronic Viewfinder and Interchangeable Lens (EVIL) looks like a real beast and judging by the resolution and its reported ability to record 1080p video, it might be the most capable in its class to date. The only thing that puzzles us a bit is its size. […]

$250 mount lets you use your Canon and Nikon DSLR lenses with your iPhone 4

Okay, file this under “accessories no one will ever buy”, but the iPhone 4 DSLR lens mount just looks so cool that we couldn’t help, but share it with you. Here’s the deal – you part with $250 and get a case which lets you attach your expensive DSLR gear to your favorite smartphone. You then get the ability to do close-up shots and ones with shallower depth of field, […]

Olympus announces PEN E-P3, PEN E-PM1 and PEN E-PL3

Continuing their efforts to popularize their Micro Four Thirds system, Olympus has launched three more cameras, the PEN E-P3, PEN E-PL3 and PEN E-PM1. All three cameras come with a 12.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor, built-in image stabilization, TruePic VI image processor, 12,800 ISO limit, 1080i video recording and what Olympus claims to be the world’s fastest auto-focus system. Olympus Pen E-P3 The Olympus PEN E-P3 is the new flagship […]

iPhone 4 dashes ahead of the Nikon D90, becomes the most popular camera on Flickr

If you watched Apple’s latest keynote, you may remember Scott Forstall mentioning that the iPhone 4 is the second most popular camera on Flickr. Well, not any more. That’s because it has just beat the Nikon D90 in becoming the most popular camera on Flickr of all time. Camera, not camera phone. As you can see below, the iPhone 4 is now leading, with Nikon D90 in the second position […]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Gets Official

Striking a curvy profile, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 is announced less than a year after the introduction of the GF2. The new GF3 incorporates a few updates into a slightly smaller and lighter Micro Four Thirds camera body. Panasonic introduces the Lumix GF3 just eight months after unveiling the GF2. Style-wise, the GF3 moves into more modern territory with aluminum construction and rounded edges where the GF2 was boxier. The […]

Sony announces NEX-C3 and Alpha A35 cameras, priced at $649 and $699 respectively

If you were one of those who mourned the loss of the Sony NEX-3 camera when Sony abruptly discontinued it a short while after it was launched then we have good news for you. Sony has announced that they will be launching the successor to the NEX-3 in the form of the NEX-C3, which also happens to be the smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sensor. Among the […]

200 megapixel Hasselblad H4D-200MS costs $45,000, has more megapixels than you’d know what to do with

200 megapixels. That’s about 190 megapixels more than what most people would ever need. But then this camera is not designed for most people. This camera is designed for those that need that kind of ridiculous pixel count in their images and know what they are doing. Also for those that have $45,000 lying around for a camera. So how does the H4D-200MS achieve this extraordinary feat of capturing 200 […]

Panasonic LUMIX G3 announced – interchangeable lens, swivel touchscreen and more

Panasonic announced the LUMIX G3 interchangeable lens camera with a 16MP sensor, 1080p video recording in AVCHD and a swivel touch screen. It’s their smallest and lightest Micro Four Thirds model yet. There’s a preview of the LUMIX G3 already available, complete with many camera samples. The Panasonic LUMIX G3 uses a 16MP sensor with the Venus Engine FHD image processor and boasts improved performance in high ISO modes. It […]

New NIKKOR 50mm F1.8 lens with a built-in auto focus motor gets officially announced

The lens that was eluded to nearly a fortnight ago is now here to stay. Nikon have officially drawn the curtain back on the new AF-S NIKKOR 50mm F/1.8G lens. Other than its shiny new-ness, the 50mm F/1.8G can pull off some interesting tricks. With the inclusion of a dedicated Silent Wave Motor the lens can promise quiet auto focusing on all Nikon bodies and at the same time, instant […]

The follow up to the short-lived Sony NEX-3 spotted, meet the NEX-C3

In mid-2010, Sony released the highly successful NEX-3 Compact. It sported a huge 14.2 MP sensor, a large adjustable screen, interchangeable lenses and could shoot 720p HD video. Oddly enough, Sony decided that despite its success they would then take it off the shelves after only 8 months of availability. It seems now however that its successor is getting ready to take the stand. Leaked shots of the NEX-C3 have […]

A Nikon 50mm F1.8 lens with a built-in auto focus motor is around the corner

Nikon recently published (and then removed) details on their US site of a new AF-S NIKKOR 50mm F/1.8G lens complete with a Silent Wave focusing motor. This unofficially announced design should allow autofocus on all entry-level Nikon DSLR bodies, including the latest D5100 and D3100 the lens should work with both FX and DX DSLRs. It also uses a new optical design with 7 elements in 6 groups (rather than […]

Most popular camera on Flickr? The Nikon D90, but the iPhone 4 is a close second

Flickr is one of the first websites that comes to mind when you have some photos to share with friends or when you just want to upload your cat photo albums for everyone to admire. For several years Flickr has been the place to upload and share photos, no matter your how skilled you are or what gear you have. Talking about gear, Flickr has pretty interesting statistics regarding the […]