Recent news: Tokina announced that their 11-16mm f/2.8 II lens is coming to the Sony Alpha mount; Glyph Technologies released the affordable BlackBox mobile hard drive; and the popular iOS photography app VSCO Cam arrived on Android.
This is your B&H Gear News Roundup for December 6, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.
Rumors of the original Canon 5D started circulating in early August of 2005. A few other full-frame digital cameras existed at the time, but their large physical size and hefty price tags were deal breakers for the majority of photographers. It seemed like everyone wanted the same thing—a DSLR with a full-frame sensor that didn't have a crop factor, in a body size that was reminiscent of a 35mm film SLR, and at a price that was more within reach. On August 22, 2005, the 5D delivered.
With a maximum aperture of f/1.8, a 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 5 image processor, the Canon PowerShot G15 is a formidable little shooter that fits in a coat pocket. But don't take my word for it. When you're looking for an objective opinion about how good (or bad) a product is, the Customer Reviews section on the B&H website is an invaluable resource. We spent some time reading through the reviews on the G15, and collected some highlights in this post.
The big story in video production for the past five years has been shooting HD video on DSLR cameras; however, in 2013 there is something even hotter—shooting aerial footage with affordable multi-rotor aircraft. In this post, we take a look at three incredible videos that were shot with drones, and we find out how they were made from the people who created them.
This week in the news: Rode announced the new VideoMic Go, a battery-free shotgun microphone for cameras; the Looxcie 3 wearable camera was unveiled; Sound Devices released the compact and powerful 633 field mixer/recorder; the Windows Phone platform received an official Instagram app; and ExpoImaging announced the ExpoDisc 2.0.
This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for November 22, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.
The new Nikon Df full-frame DSLR garnered lots of attention recently, due in large part to its traditional design and controls. However, not every camera adheres to this traditional form factor, and some offerings are so far removed from tradition that they seem like visitors from an alternate universe. Join us as we veer off the beaten path, for a look at twelve truly peculiar cameras.
This week in the news: The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera was updated with RAW recording capabilities; the innovative Lytro camera now has 3D viewing support; we took a closer look at the new Tamron 150-600mm f/5.6-6.3 Ultra Telephoto Zoom Lens; and there were software updates for Adobe Lightroom and Nikon's Capture NX and View NX.
This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for November 15, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.
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