Photographer Babycakes Romero has captured “The Death Of Conversation” on camera. His photo series proves that smartphones are killing socialization, as people are more connected to their smartphones than to their fellow humans. This amazing project should be a wake up call for people before they completely forget how to socialize.
Inside sources are reporting that Canon will focus on compact and lightweight DSLR-like cameras, instead of releasing mirrorless systems. Consumers want small shooters, so the technology behind does not really matter. As a result, it appears that a bunch of compact Canon DSLR cameras are in development right now.
What started as a shy rumor has turned into a full saga! More and more sources are revealing details about the Sony NEX-7 replacement. It is said that the new mirrorless camera will be announced at CES 2015. In the meantime, new Sony A7000 specs and price details have showed up on the web to keep us entertained.
Canon will allegedly refresh products from all of its camera and camcorder line-ups. Sources are reporting that lots of these shooters will be capable of recording videos at 4K resolution. The new Canon 4K cameras will start showing up as of early 2015, meaning that at least one of them could be announced at CES 2015 in January.
Fancy a new premium compact camera? How about the flagship Coolpix camera? The Nikon Coolpix A price has just been decreased in the US, allowing photographers to buy the compact shooter for under $700. This is a $400 reduction for an impressive camera that could be replaced sometime towards the beginning of 2015.
The winners of the 50th edition of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 contest have been announced by the National History Museum in London, UK. The grand prize has been awarded to American photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols, courtesy of his amazing black-and-white photo of a pride of lions.
Lomography is rumored to be developing another lens for Leica M-mount and M39/LTM cameras. The new Lomography lens is allegedly a reworked version of an older lens. The most likely candidate is the Jupiter 3 50mm f/1.5 lens and the new version is said to deliver good bokeh as well as good image sharpness.
Samsung is allegedly working on a replacement for the NX300 series. The rumor believes that it is known the moment this is bound to happen. According to a trusted source, the Samsung NX400 release date is set to take place sometime in February 2015, before the start of the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015.
Sony is allegedly developing the successor to the NEX-7. It will be called Sony A7000 and will be weathersealed. The mirrorless camera is said to employ a brand new APS-C-sized image sensor as well as the ability to record videos at 4K resolution. In addition, the company is preparing to launch two new E-mount lenses next year.
Following recent rumors and speculation, Canon has revealed the second-generation entry-level Cinema EOS camcorder. The Canon EOS C100 Mark II camera is now official with new features, such as built-in WiFi and standard Dual Pixel AF technology. The camcorder will be released by the end of the year for an affordable price.
Panono is one of the most interesting cameras that have ever come out of a crowd-funding platform. The device can be thrown in the air and its 36 built-in cameras will all capture a shot at the same time. The shots will be stitched together and create a single, spherical 108-megapixel photo. Panono will start shipping in spring 2015.
Several Canon patents have been unearthed by curious minds and some of them are really interesting. One of them is detailing a teleconverter that comes with a diffractive optics element. However, the most interesting one is a Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 lens patent that describes an optic with a built-in liquid element.
The Olympus Stylus 1 replacement is allegedly in the works, as the first photos of the premium compact camera have been leaked online. The shows have appeared on the web courtesy of a trusted source and they are hinting towards some minor design changes. The announcement event could take place by the end of October.
Sony has announced a new CMOS image sensor for the automotive industry. The new Sony sensor is a 1/3-inch-type and it captures color photos at 1.27-megapixel and in 0.005 lux lighting conditions, making it the world’s highest sensitivity sensor of its kind. The IMX224MQV sensor will enter mass production next year.
Sony is currently one of the most innovative companies in the digital imaging industry. The PlayStation maker has introduced a number of interesting products and it seems like another one is bound to be announced in 2016. Sources are reporting that a Sony 8K camera is in the works and will compete against the ARRI Alexa 65 camcorder.