A new gigapixel photo has appeared on the web, showing another European city in its full glory. It measures 34 billion pixels and more than 2,600 individual shots taken with a Canon 1D X have been used for it. This is Czech Republic’s capital city, Prague, and it looks simply amazing.
Archives for June 2013
Leica M3 is an iconic 35mm rangefinder camera. This device has made history in the mid-1950s. Pushing the boundaries was easier those days, but Leica still has its fans. Designer Kevin LCK has paid a tribute to the M3 with a replica made out of cardboard, meant to show our unhealthy relationship with technology.
Have you ever been a big fan of 3D? Have you ever wanted to capture 3D photos and movies, as well as watch 3D content on your smartphone? If you happen to own an iPhone, then you are in luck, as a new Kickstarter project is aiming to transform your iOS device into a 3D-capable camera.
Canon 70D is one of the most discussed EOS cameras of recent times and it has not even been announced yet. Information about the shooter has been leaked once again, but this time a more detailed list of its specifications has appeared in a promotional material. The best part about it is that the DSLR is coming on July 2.
Hasselblad has recently begun selling the Lunar mirrorless camera. It costs a whopping $6,995 and it is just the first step in the company’s big plans for 2013. According to a pair of job listings on its website, two new compact cameras and a DSLR shooter will be announced by the end of 2013.
The person in charge of the Canon France website may have made a mistake, as a new category has appeared on the portal. It is called “Compacts 24×36” and it hints at a compact camera with a full frame image sensor that may be unveiled by the Japanese company in the near future.
Canon 60D has suffered a price drop at one of the most popular retailers in the world. Amazon is now selling the EOS 60D for $100 less than a few days ago, while the Canon 70D rumors are intensifying, as the rumor mill has revealed that the 60D replacement will be announced in just a few days.
Canon has released the EOS M firmware update 2.0.2 today, as the company has been planning since the EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens announcement earlier this month. The new firmware version comes packed with joy for the mirrorless camera users because it provides 2.3 times faster autofocus speeds.
Panasonic has launched a new version of its popular 20mm f/1.7 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras, just days after discontinuing the original. The brand new Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH glass will be released towards the end of June for MFTs with the same fast aperture and internal design, but with slightly less weight.
Beside the RX1R announcement, Sony has decided to refresh the RX100 camera on the same day with the introduction of the Cybershot DSC-RX100 II. The compact shooter has all kinds of novelties on-board, including a new 1-inch image sensor, WiFi, NFC, tilting display, and a hot shoe mount for external accessories.
Sony has officially launched a new version of the RX1 full frame compact camera and called it RX1R. The new device is virtually identical to its predecessor, with the exception of an anti-aliasing filter. Sony’s RX1R will capture significantly sharper photos thanks to the lack of an AA filter, when it becomes available later this summer.
The whole world of cinematography has been amazed when Freefly Systems and Vincent Laforet have unveiled MōVI, a handheld camera stabilizer. The device is not so expensive for professionals, but regular people do not have $15,000 lying around. This is where BeSteady One comes in, as a cheaper, but great alternative.
Sony is rumored to hold a product launch event on June 27, when the company will announce two new cameras and a couple of auxiliary products for them. It appears that the Sony RX100M2 accessories will include a new grip attachment and a filter adapter, which will be compatible with the RX100, too.
DxO FilmPack 4 works as a standalone application on Windows and Mac OS X PCs, but it can be also integrated as a plugin in Lightroom and Photoshop. DxO Labs has officially released the DxO FilmPack 4.0.2 update, in order to make its program fully compatible with the recently-introduced Adobe Lightroom 5.
Just when many people were thinking that there will be no more Canon 70D rumors, the gossip talk is back, as the company is said to hold a big product launch event sometime in the next six to eight weeks. The event might be all about the rumored big megapixel camera, but all evidence points to the new EOS 70D DSLR.