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True optical zoom coming to HTC smartphone cameras

An HTC spokesman says that smartphone camera technology is advancing at such a rate that it may soon catch up to "real" cameras in one critical feature that separates pro shooters from snap shooters: optical zoom. "Optical zooming in a smartphone is not too far off at all for HTC," the company's camera honcho Symon Whitehorn …
Rik Myslewski, 18 Apr 2014
Nikon

Nikon launches D600 lightweight full-frame DSLR

Nikon has unveiled the D600, its most compact and inexpensive full-frame DSLR yet. The Nikon D600 features a 24Mp image sensor and the same Expeed 3 processor found in its bigger brother, the D800. Nikon D600 As with its pricier sibling, the camera's magnesium alloy body provides weatherproof protection, but its weight of …
Caleb Cox, 13 Sep 2012
Nikon D4 full-frame 16Mp DSLR camera

Nikon D4 DSLR review

If you thought the Nikon D3s was the ultimate DSLR for photojournalism, sport and low light photography, then think again. The Nikon D4 is not only the D3’s obvious upgrade and replacement but also Nikon’s attempt to redefine, yet again, professional imaging standards. Nikon D4 full-frame 16Mp DSLR camera Top shot: Nikon's …
Sigma SD1 Merill DSLR camera

Sigma SD1 Merill 46Mp DSLR

Review The Sigma SD1 might not be a household name but some of you will certainly be familiar with it. Launched at Photokina in 2010, the SD1 was the first and only DSLR to show off a sensor based on an entirely new technology. Albeit akin to an APS-C format, the SD1’s Foveon sensor was capable of capturing three times as much colour …
Nikon D3200 DSLR camera

Hands on with the Nikon D3200 DSLR

First look The great and the good were out in force at Nikon’s London press launch this week of its latest entry-level DSLR, the D3200. Boasting a new 24.2Mp DX format CMOS sensor, the camera also bags an Expeed 3 processor – the same imaging engine featured on the Nikon D4, the company’s flagship shooter. Nikon D3200 DSLR camera …
Bob Dormon, 19 Apr 2012
Canon

Canon suspends EOS 5D Mk III shipments

Canon has temporarily halted shipping of its latest DSLR, the 5D Mark III, after customers reported a fault with the LCD display that leads to exposure issues. Punters complained online that the camera's exposure value can change when shooting in dark conditions, a fault the company acknowledged in a statement today. "Canon …
Caleb Cox, 18 Apr 2012
Canon EOS 60Da

Canon reaches for stars with DSLR refresh

Canon sent its latest DSLR into orbit today with the launch of the EOS 60Da, a high-res snapper designed for astrophotography. The Canon EOS 60Da - essentially a refresh of the 20Da - packs a modified infrared filter and low-noise sensor, which along with a "heightened hydrogen-alpha sensitivity", makes it an ideal candidate …
Caleb Cox, 3 Apr 2012
Canon

Canon focuses on 25th birthday EOS DSLR

Canon will mark a quarter Century of its EOS single-lens reflex camera system with its latest DSLR, the EOS 5D Mark III. The Mark III takes things up a notch from its highly-rated predecessor, pushing the sensor up a megapixel or so, and featuring the new 61-point AF system found in the recently launched EOS-1D X. Canon EOS …
Caleb Cox, 2 Mar 2012
Nikon

Nikon unveils mammoth megapixel DSLR

Nikon unveiled its much-anticipated FX-format D800 digital SLR camera this morning. The Nikon D800 - successor to the company's D700 - has been upgraded to sport a 36.3Mp CMOS sensor feeding the Nikon's latest image processor, the Expeed 3. Nikon D800 The D800 features 1080p video recording with options for 24, 25 and 30fps …
Caleb Cox, 7 Feb 2012
Pentax

Pentax pushes APS-C mirrorless camera with DSLR lens compatibility

Pentax has officially lifted the veil on its latest mirrorless camera, the K-01. It's the first of its kind to support DSLR lenses. The Pentax K-01 is the company's second interchangeable-lens camera, but unlike the Pentax Q, the latest model packs a K-mount lens connector, compatible with the firm's DSLR lenses. Pentax K-01 …
Caleb Cox, 3 Feb 2012

Nikon raises bar with fresh flagship DSLR

CES 2012 Week Nikon has unveiled a new flagship DSLR, catering for the professional market and those with extremely fat wallets. The Nikon D4 may cost just short of five grand, but it packs in over 45 new or improved features than that of its predecessor. The freshly developed 16.2Mp FX format sensor throws in the most …
Caleb Cox, 9 Jan 2012
Sony XQD memory card

Sony intros high-end camera storage card

And here's a new memory card format, courtesy of Sony. Just what the world needs, no? It's the XQD card, and it comes in 16GB and 32GB capacities. Sony is also offering USB 3.0 and ExpressCard adaptors. The format is aimed at high-end DSLRs, which will have to build the tech in if their manufacturers want to support it. One …
Tony Smith, 6 Jan 2012
Nikon D7000

2011's Best... DSLRs

Xmas Gift Guide While few would argue that a DSLR offers the best combination of features, performance and image quality, 2011 didn’t really set the world alight with new models. For the most part manufacturers patched holes in their respective ranges, to provide a full spectrum of models to suit both budgets and ability. A couple of years ago …
Bob Dormon, 16 Dec 2011
Hasselblad H4D-200MS 200Mp multishot camera

Hasselblad H4D-200MS medium format multishot camera

Review Having an enviable reputation for excellence in the medium format film world, digital photography presented a whole new range of challenges for Hasselblad to maintain its position among commercial photographers. Yet after establishing its H-System digital cameras in 2002, the company has continued to innovate and adapt the …
Sony Alpha SLT-A35 translucent mirror camera

Sony Alpha SLT-A35 translucent mirror camera

Review Sony’s Alpha SLT-35 expands on its translucent mirror camera models that offer similar handling to a DSLR and compatibility with its A mount Alpha range of lenses. The catch with this magic mirror tech is that to keep things compact, you end up with an electronic viewfinder, rather than an optical one. The gains are fast AF and …
The Register breaking news

Panasonic outs world's smallest 3D camera

Panasonic today launched what it claims is the world's smallest 3D snapper with video capabilities. It also outed its latest micro four thirds camera, kitted-out with impressive specs. The 3D-oriented DMC-3D1 sports a 12Mp resolution and rocks up with two 25mm wide angle lenses featuring 4x optical zoom. Panasonic DMC-3D1 …
Caleb Cox, 7 Nov 2011
Canon EOS-1D X full-frame DSLR camera

Hands on with Canon's EOS-1D X full-frame DSLR

First look Canon’s top-end DSLR range has long been a slightly confusing place. The EOS-5D, both Mark I and II cameras, were self evident – slower, very high-quality stills models for studio photographers on a budget. The high-end, featuring EOS-1D variants was baffling, though. Canon EOS-1D X full-frame DSLR camera Next year's model: …
Dave Stevenson, 28 Oct 2011
Canon

Canon's fresh 18Mp DSLR flirts with film-makers

Canon today unveiled its latest digital SLR refresh, with an 18.1Mp full-frame snapper aimed at pro sports and studio photographers. The Canon EOS-1D X, a replacement of the EOS-1D Mark IV and EOS-1Ds Mark III, is what the company calls "the film-maker's DSLR", as it features 1080p video recording with manual exposure, focus …
Caleb Cox, 18 Oct 2011

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