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 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: Nikon unveiled the classically-styled Nikon Df full-frame DLSR, and the new 50mm f/1.8G lens; Profoto announced the battery-powered B1 off-camera monolight with wireless TTL compatibility; DJI announced the Phantom 2 Vision quad-copter that features a built-in camera; and new lenses were announced by Tamron and Ricoh.
This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for November 8, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.
Baja California has some of the most spectacular wild coastlines anywhere, and it's also the best place in the world to see and photograph whales and dolphins. But on this particular morning, it was all about the light.
This week in the news: Olympus announced the new Stylus 1 digital camera, which features a constant f/2.8 zoom; iON released the Air Pro 3 Wi-Fi action camera; Nikon released several "Pure Photography" teaser videos that seem to hint at a new camera system; and Canon updated the firmware of the 5D Mark III.
This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for November 1, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.
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