News: Digital Cameras
Friday, 27 Jul 2012
Kipon, a China-based photography accessories maker, has announced that it has developed two electronic adapters for mounting Canon EF lenses on Sony Alpha NEX and Micro Four Thirds-based mirrorless camera bodies.
Priced at S$999, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 includes a 20-megapixel sensor, 3.6x optical zoom, and is capable of capturing Full HD movies. Encased in an aluminum body, the compact camera also offers ISO sensitivity up to an overwhelming ISO25,600, a control ring, as well as a high contrast 3-inch LCD.
Thursday, 26 Jul 2012
Equipped with a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor with Fujifilm's EXR technology, the FinePix F800EXR is a long-zoom digital camera which shoots sharp images even at a 40x zoom range and is capable of transferring high quality images directly to smartphones and tablets so users can post to Facebook and other social networking sites quickly.
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012
Previously, images taken by Lytro's innovative light field camera could only be processed by Mac users as the software is not supported by Windows. But that's about to change: Lytro has released a Windows-compatible version of its photo-processing software today.
Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012
Featuring the same 18-megapixel APS-C image sensor and Digic 5 image processor which the new EOS 650D DSLR houses, it offers Live View autofocus and 1080p30 video recording. Fundamentally, the Canon EOS M is a condensed version of the EOS 650D.
Friday, 20 Jul 2012
The new Cyber-shot DSC-WX170 packs a 10x optical zoom lens, a 3.0-inch high-resolution touchscreen, and an 18.2-megapixel CMOS sensor into a body measuring just 17.6mm at its thinnest point. This petite camera also shoots full HD videos in the AVCHD format.
Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012
Panasonic has announced a string of digital cameras including the Lumix DMC-G5 and the DMC-LX7.
Friday, 13 Jul 2012
Equipped with 16.1-megapixel CCD sensors, the three models - EX-N1, EX-N10, and EX-N20 - house wide-angle 26mm, 5x optical zoom lenses and incorporate advanced shooting features such as Premium Auto, and Make-up mode that adopts a wrinkle removal effect.
Thursday, 12 Jul 2012
Developed to strengthen the NIKKOR lineup of super-telephoto lenses, the lens is fully compatible with Nikon FX-format cameras and offers a fixed focal length of 800mm together with a maximum aperture of f/5.6.
Friday, 29 Jun 2012
The update, Version 2.0.0, will significantly improve the camera's performance with higher maximum burst capacity in continuous shooting mode, offer support for the GP-E2 GPS Receiver accessory, and add a host of Canon's latest software features. The firmware will be available for download from the Canon website from Aug 2012 onwards.