Panasonic has jumped out of the gates at CES and announced several new point-and-shoot digital cameras as well as a very fast portrait length Leica lens for Lumix Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. The point-and-shoots include advanced compacts, long zooms and entry-level models.
Panasonic is kicking off 2014 by announcing five new HD camcorders. The new models are the HC-W850, HC-V750, HC-V550, HC-V250, and the HC-V130. The flagship HC-W850 features an innovative Twin Camera function which enables users to capture two scenes at once, opening the door to new creative possibilities.
Sony’s latest Action Cam announcement includes the impressive HDR-AS100V Action Cam and the HDR-AS100VR Action Cam + Live-View Remote Bundle. Both cameras are the same, but the HDR-AS100VR also comes with Sony’s handy Live-View Remote. The HDR-AS100V is designed for shooting in the mountains, water, or anywhere else action sports occur.
Wow. Nikon has announced a new FX-format DSLR that is sure to catch your eye and might even have you do a double-take. The new Nikon Df DSLR Camera is a still-photo-dedicated camera with the styling and form factor of classic F-series film cameras that contains the sensor of their current flagship D4 DSLR. I say it again, wow.
In light of contemporary fashion, Fujifilm has redefined, yet maintained, their image as a classic photography brand. Best known throughout photographic history as one of the major film producers, Fujifilm has expanded on their legacy by delving into the digital photography realm in an equally revolutionary and trend-setting manner.
For those thinking about a DSLR upgrade, or a filmmaker ready to take the HD leap, Canon has announced the release of a new camera-and-lens kit featuring the esteemed EOS 5D Mark III DSLR camera. The 5D Mark III is paired here with the EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM lens, creating a versatile system ideal for multiple photo and video applications.
Following the successes of the RX1 and RX100 cameras, Sony has just announced the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10, an advanced compact camera that borrows features and design from both cameras but differs in several significant ways.
Nikon has announced their latest FX-format DSLR: the D610 DSLR Camera. Using the D600 as its starting point, the D610 provides the stellar features of the D600 and brings with it a handful of upgrades that are certain to pique the interest of those looking for faster performance speeds as well as smoother, quieter operation.
A great deal of buzz developed when Matrox revealed their first self-contained streaming/recording device, the Monarch HD, at NAB 2013. What followed was a string of awards and recognition from StreamingMedia.com, TV Technology, British Columbia Videographers Association, and Digital Video Magazine.