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Panasonic has announced their latest Micro Four Thirds format interchangeable lens mirrorless camera, the Lumix DMC-GX7. The GX7 is the follow-up model to the popular DMC-GX1, which was released in early 2012. The GX7 arrives with several notable upgrades and adjustments as well as the already strong features that will be familiar to any GX1 user.

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1 year ago
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Sony has announced a new long zoom, high-performance point-and-shoot camera: the Cyber-shot HX50V Digital Camera. With a 20.4MP BSI Exmor R CMOS sensor and the BIONZ Image Processor, sharp imagery, low-light sensitivity, quick performance, and fast autofocus speeds are part and parcel.

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Hands-on Review

The JVC GC-PX100 enters the camcorder market at a unique position: It's capable of shooting high frame rates that are unavailable at any level except the highest end (i.e: Phantom models). Now, once you go past 60 fps, you're no longer able to shoot at 1920 x 1080, but even at reduced resolutions, you can't beat 600 frames per second.

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Hands-on Review

The Panasonic AG-AC90 is a semi-professional camcorder with a compact form factor and a fixed 12x zoom lens. The AC90 features XLR inputs for professional audio capture and three 1/4" sensors that perform remarkably well in low light. It records full AVCHD video at a maximum rate of 28 Mbps for 1080p video at 60 fps.

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Canon has recently announced three new camcorders. The Canon XA25 and XA20 are ultra-compact, professional camcorders designed for run-and-gun videography and ENG. They feature a 20x zoom lens, built-in Wi-Fi, wireless FTP transfer and dual SD card slots to support a variety of recording modes.

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Sony has just released several updates and new models in their lines of photographic equipment. Two interchangeable-lens cameras, new lenses and Cyber-shot point-and-shoots are available. These cameras build upon Sony’s extensive history of making cameras with high imaging performance that are enjoyable to use regularly.

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Sony has announced several new Handycam camcorders. Not surprisingly, these new camcorders offer a host of new features. This article will take a look at some of the more notable upgrades from previous models and hopefully help you determine which model might be the right one for you.

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Leica has just announced two updates to their line of point and shoots: the D-LUX 6 and the V-LUX 4. These new cameras build upon the Leica brand's notoriety and quality, with the inclusion of improved-upon image sensors, faster lenses and higher resolution electronic viewfinders.

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2 years ago
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The new 16-megapixel Sony NEX-6 compact interchangeable lens digital camera features an APS-C HD CMOS sensor and an advanced DSLR-style auto focusing system. You can take full-resolution stills at 10 fps, or shoot Full HD 1920 x 1080 video and compose your shots with its XGA OLED TruFinder electronic viewfinder or 3.0" LCD.

 

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The new Sony Alpha SLT-A99 digital camera features a 24.7MP Full Frame, 35mm-sized Exmor CMOS sensor. The BIONZ image processor gives the A99 ample speed for large file sizes and offers support for quick focusing, low-light sensitivity and noise reduction.

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2 years ago
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Sony has announced the NEX-VG30 interchangeable lens camcorder. With E-Mount lenses and a 16.1MP Exmor APS-C sized CMOS sensor, the NEX-VG30 will yield a beautiful, cinematic image with shallow depth of field and low noise characteristics. This newest iteration of the VG series will also offer videographers some welcome upgrades over NEX-VG20.

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A pair of updates to existing camcorders put Panasonic’s AG-AC130A and AG-AC160A on a slightly higher plane than their predecessors. This month Panasonic is expected to make available these two improved models.

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2 years ago
Features

Whether you’re a first-time feature filmmaker or a serious documentarian, you want your next camcorder to be HD. You’ve looked at what’s out there. The pro stuff has way more than you need at a price that rivals Ivy League student loans. Shoot-and-shares are affordable, but don’t have the manual controls and inputs you want. Time to sneak a deal with the JVC Everio GZ-HM400.

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2 years ago
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Summer break is almost here. You’ve fueled the car, packed the cooler, and programmed the GPS. It’s time for a well deserved vacation! Whether you’re headed to visit Grandma upstate or Mickey’s house down in Orlando, you don’t want to forget the sunscreen or a new HD camcorder. HD video is the gold standard for capturing all kinds of family fun. B&H’s exclusive on the new HF21 makes fun affordable.

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2 years ago
Buying Guide

Every non-broadcast prosumer camera from Canon, Sony, and JVC has gone from 3-chip to single-chip CMOS. Not that it’s a bad thing. Simplifying sensor design reduces manufacturing complexity and lowers the cost of ownership for imaging enthusiasts. But by reserving 3-sensor builds for premium cameras, there are increasingly fewer options for the budget-conscious videographer or indie filmmaker. Panasonic stands alone as the champion of the low-cost 3-chip. Here’s their latest and greatest --

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