Monday, August 17th, 2015

Why Digital Camera technology was hidden from you

If the Digital Camera technology was open sourced, would it be available to consumers early? If it wasn’t for patents and Kodak hiding the technology, the world may be different. In 1975, this Kodak employee invented the digital camera. His bosses made him hide it. Read More:

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Thursday, July 9th, 2015

DSLR performance in a pocket camera body

Since the onslaught of mobile phone with cameras, camera sales have been on the decline. The point-and-shoot camera are getting quickly replaced with mobile phones with decent camera functions. The other high-end are the DSLRs. If you need something more than a point-and-shoot but don’t like the big and bulky DSLRs, keep reading. These high-end pocket […]

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Monday, August 4th, 2014

Olympus TG-3 Waterproof Camera

Olympus TG-3 is a new release of the popular TG series of waterproof camera. Here is what is interesting: Waterproof: you can go diving with it up 15m. Shockproof Crushproof: you can throw it around and literally jump onto it. Has GPS, so you can tag the location of your photos Also records altitude/depth and pressure […]

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Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Nikon coming up with Android-Powered Camera with WiFi

Nikon is releasing the CoolPix S800C in September. With the Android and WiFi powered, you will be able to use your favourite application (Whatsapp, Facebook, Ubuntu One, DropBox, etc.) to share photos easily. Here is the cool features of the CoolPix. 3.5-inch OLED touchscreen with 819,000-dot resolution, 10x optical zoom GPS, 1080p video capture at […]

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Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Olympus E-M5 is a professional quality compact camera

Olympus has a new baby in the micro four-third category. The OM-D E-M5. This is new OM-D series as compared to the PEN series. Here is what is cool: 16 Megapixel Micro Four-third mirror-less camera with interchangeable lenses Magnesium alloy body In Body image stabilisation Three inch touch screen display with tilt Weather sealed body, […]

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Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Comparing the Olympus PENs: E-P3, E-PL3 & E-PM1

Olympus has released 3 micro four-third cameras with interchangeable lens. First lets see what is common in them. All follow the micro four-third standard which give you small lenses. Being a standard which means you can switch camera body and lens providers easily. All the cameras are 12.3 megapixel. Which is enough for most users. ISO […]

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Olympus E-P3 is here

[amazon_link id=”B0059589OU” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ][/amazon_link]Olympus E-P3, the third generation of Micro four-third camera is now available.This is a perfect camera for someone who wants a professional camera in a compact body. Whats nice: Built in Flash Fastest auto focus Built-in auto focus illuminator light 12 Megapixel Touch sensitive LCD. What would be better if they […]

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Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Nikon Coolpix S9100 18x Optical Zoom in a compact boday

[amazon_link id=”B004M8SVFM” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ][/amazon_link]The Nikon Coolpix S9100 is a Super Zoom in a compact body. The advantage of a Super Zoom is you can take wildlife photos without getting too close to your subject such that you get extinct. The problem with existing Super Zoom were that they were big and bulky which […]

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Monday, May 30th, 2011

Panasonic Lumix G3 has some interesting new features

[amazon_link id=”B005058BRY” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ][/amazon_link] This is Panasonic’s third generation of mirror-less Interchangeable Lens Camera. The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3. Whats cool: 16-megapixel 3D photos with optional lens 3.0-inch free-angle LCD with touch control New Pinpoint AF feature, just touch anywhere on the screen to select a focal point 1080/60i HD video capability in AVCHD format ISO […]

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Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Panasonic GH2 brings advance video shooting capabilities

Ever since Panasonic started offering their first micro four-third, interchangeable lens cameras, they have been rolling out  models with lots of features.  They call this the Lumix G Micro-System. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 is the latest in the family, its got more advance video capabilities than the G2, whcih is primarily for still photography. Advantages over its predessor GH1. […]

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Monday, October 4th, 2010

Canon Professional Backup Camera: G12

The Canon Photoshot G12 is targeted as a backup camera to professional gear like DSLRs. These have a lot of features found in professional cameras in a compact form factor. Canon was the first to reduce the megapixel with the G11. The reason for reducing megapixel was that with each increase in megapixel, there was […]

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Friday, September 24th, 2010

Canon SX30 offers 35X Optical Zoom

Canon has announced the SX30 at Photokina 2010. This is new addition to the super zoom family. Earlier Canon was still limited to 20X while competition had gone to 30X. With this release canon has now beaten most of the competition by releasing a 35X Optical Zoom. Here are some cool features. 14 Megapixel HD […]

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Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Canon 550D/Rebel T2i

Canon has released the 550D as an upgrade to 500D. It has inherited some of the features of their high end 7D while offering a cheaper alternative to 7D. Key features: 18 Megapixel! Will this megapixel race ever end? ISO 100-6400 (Expansion to 12800) , similar to 500D 1920X1080 Full HD Movie Recording SDHX compatible […]

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Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Panasonic’s two new cameras: G2 and G10

Panasonic is expanding their micro-four third lines by introducing two new cameras. Both these: 12 Megapixel Support high-definition video 3″ LCD Screen 1:1 Aspect ratio for square photos Here is a comparison between the two: Features Lumix G2 Lumix GMC-G10 Video Mode Motion JPG + AVCHD (smaller file size) Motion JPG Interface First one to […]

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Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Optimise your photos before you send them

People often send large photos via email. These file sizes are usually large, typically a few megabytes because they are taken from multi-megapixel camera. The more the megapixel, the larger the file size. I prefer to reduce the image size before I email or post on the web, these file sizes are small (couple of […]

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Friday, February 19th, 2010

50 megapixel camera from Hasselblad

If your work required very high megapixel camera, this is for you. And yes it costs an arm and a leg – 25,000 dollars! Check out more. Hasselblad H3D II 50 Digital Camera 50MP

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

30X optical zoom cameras from Olympus and Fuji

Olympus and Fuji have both released 30X optical zoom cameras. This is amazing amount of zoom for those wildlife enthusiasts Here is a comparison between the two: Features Olympus SP-800UZ FinePix HS10 Optical Zoom 30X 30X Digital Zoom 5X 2X Megapixel 14 10 Image Stabilisation Dual Triple Display 3″ LCD 3″ Tilting LCD Movie Recording […]

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Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Pen gets a viewfinder

Olympus  has launched the E-P2 soon after they launched the E-P1. E-P2 has an electronic view finder which was absent in the E-P1. Rest of the specs remain more or less the same as the E-p1.

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Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Enabling professional features on Canon point-and-shoot

If you have a point-and-shoot and long to have more professional features, you don’ t need to buy expensive new cameras yet. You can just enable many new features: With this tool, you can enable advance features in any Canon Camera. Supports advance features such as RAW support, additional to jpeg. This makes it easy […]

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Friday, December 25th, 2009

Nikon P90 alternative to an SLR

Nikon has released P90, which is a prosumer camera, featuring functions found in professional cameras. This is a good alternative if you need more than a point-and-shoot but are not yet ready for an SLR. Many people buy an SLR and then they continue to shoot in auto mode because they don’t know how to […]

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