Cameras and equipment

The photographer couldn't live without the camera. Although we specialize to tips for taking and editing photos, we occasionally test the new cameras and the photographic equipment. Our experience could be find here, in the Digital cameras and equipment section.

Olympus E-5 – The Evolution

The new Olympus E-5 is the latest addition to the Four Thirds DSLR range. You may remember that in 2003, Olympus introduced the E-1 which was the first Four Thirds DSLR camera and it represented a stepping stone not only for the manufacturer but also for the competitors.

Lensbaby Composer – I Only Have Eyes For You

The effect that the majority of people have seen in photography of the edges of a photo in a blissful blur, are the invention of the Lensbaby. This particular lens is able to create these types of effect on photographs. The lens is called the Composer, and is one of the products in a line of products of selective focus lenses recently released by Lensbaby.

More Than Meets The Eye – Leica X1

At Photokina 2010 Leica Camera AG has announced the new Leica X1 compact camera. This new compact camera is not just nice to look at being one of most elegant cameras out there but it is also a technological jewel leaving many of his competitors in the dust with high performance technical features.

Lensbaby Composer – What It Is And What It Can Do For Your Photos

The Composer lens, manufactured by Lensbaby, is one of the most creative lenses available now to photographers worldwide. The composer is made with a ball and socket design that allows a photographer to deliver a smooth and selective focus on their subjects.

Classic Beauty – Leica DLUX 5

Leica is happy to announce that they will soon make a new addition to the digital compact camera range. The new Leica DLUX 5 made its debut at Photokina this year and the expectations are high. It makes itself stand out from previous models by offering a much faster Leica DC Vario-Summicron 5.1 – 19.2mm f/2 – 3.3 ASPH lens.

The Fujifilm FinePix X100: What Fuji Has To Show Us This Year

FujiFilm has announced the invention of the brand new FinePix 100, a fine digital compact camera featuring an APS-C CMOS sensor, a Fujinon 23mm fixed focal length lens and the brand new Hybrid Viewfinder. This camera is due to be released in early 2011.

The Beginning Of An Era – The Olympus E-5

In 2003, Olympus started the Four Thirds DSLR range with the introduction of the E-1. Since then, there were a lot of models that made their appearance but only a selected few rose to the occasion. In 2007, Olympus introduced the E-3 that was one of the greats; it was a big step forward that brought big improvements in all aspects. Now, in 2010, we get to see the latest addition to the Four Thirds DSLR range and it has the name of Olympus E-5.

A True Ray Of Sunshine – The Nikon Speedlight SB700

Nikon has announced the new Speedlight SB 700 that promises to light up the users mind as well as the subject. Nikon is one of the leading manufactures when it comes to cameras and accessories and it is only natural to have high expectations from them. One of these accessories that Nikon was working on is the SB 700.

A Brand New Addition From Samsung – The NX100

The NX100 is the latest camera added to the NX series of mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. If you are familiar with the NX10, you will be happy to know that this new model has the same 14.6 MP sensor and also the same 3.0 inch OLED screen.

See The World Different Through The New PowerShot SX30IS Superzoom

Finally it is here, a new model from Canon to make photography much easier but keep the same level of entertainment while shooting. The new PowerShot SX30 IS superzoom digital compact has a 24-840mm wide angle 35x zoom lens and a slightly larger LCD than its predecessor that now measures 2.7 inch. It has Ultrasonic and Voice Coil motors that guarantee for much faster zooming and focusing.

A Hit From Canon – The PowerShot G12

The day has arrived; Canon announced the new PoweShot G12 premium compact. This is the latest addition in the greatly appreciated award wining PowerShot G-series. Canon states that this camera is the best in its class and it seems the powerful performance that can be found in every aspect if it tells the same story.

High Speed Shooting From Nikon – The S8100 Power!

Nikon has announced the COOLPIX S8100; the successor to the COOLPIX S8000. This new model has a 12.1 MP backside illumination CMOS sensor that gives users the best performance and unbelievable image quality in any condition, if it is low light or for high speed shooting. It is a great creation that deserves to have the Nikon emblem on it because it is fast and versatile and not only can it take crisp pictures in all sort of situations, but it can also film in HD at 1080p; and of course let’s not forget about 10x zoom that can capture subjects even when they are moving, and moving fast.

Nikon S80 – A Fashionable Addition

Nikon has presented the newest addition to the COOLPIX line up and don’t let its good looks fool you, this model is one of the leading cameras in technology. Even from what we see, we can tell that the new S80 plans on changing a few things in this industry but does so with class and style. It has a multi touch Organic LED screen, 14.1 MP, 5x zoom NIKKOR lens and it can also shoot movies in HD. The case is very stylish and is also easy to use and Nikon will guarantee for the amazing results.

The Ultimate COOLPIX – The Nikon P7000

Nikon Europe announces the launch of the new COOLPIX P7000 that promises to take photography to the new level and represent a new benchmark for Nikon but also a hard to reach mark for other producers. This high performance camera look very classic but at the same time it is quite stylish all in one easy to handle superb package.

A Photographer’s Heaven – A World of Imaging (Photokina 2010)

Photokina 2010 is the biggest trade fair in the business where everyone that likes taking pictures or filming can get together and discus the latest gadgets. It is an event that takes place every year in Cologne, Germany in September 21-26. Amateurs and professionals world wide wait all year to see what the biggest camera producers come up with and the wait is very worth it.