Back in 1998, digital cameras were quite expensive to say the least, including the Kodak Digital Science DC260 Zoom, which was priced at $1,575 if the MSRP is adjusted for inflation. Featuring a 1.6-megapixel CCD image sensor, 3x optical zoom, CompactFlash storage, a 66MHz PowerPC CPU and 8MB of RAM, all running Digita OS. Read more to see just how well DOOM runs on the camera.
Canon’s IVY REC is a tiny clippable camera that goes anywhere. Available in Riptide (Blue), Avocado (Green) and Dragon Fruit (Pink) colors, this camera has a clip that doubles as a viewfinder, eliminating the potential of a cracked screen, while simple one click capture ensures that you’ll be able to capture photos / videos immediately as they happen. Plus, the IVY REC pairs with the optional Canon Mini Cam app, so you’ll always be able to keep an eye on battery life, image capacity of the MicroSD card, video recording resolution (720p / 1080p),, and image size. Product page. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Canon’s EOS M6 is one of the most highly-rated compact APS-C mirrorless cameras on the market, but its successor aims to blow it away. The EOS M6 Mark II has allegedly leaked ahead of its official unveil, and this next-generation model features a 32.5-megapixel CMOS sensor, Digic 8 processor, 4K video, 1080p / 120p slow motion, up to 14fps continuous shooting with AF/AE, and the ability to capture 30fps RAW bursts using the electronic shutter. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Blackmagic Design officially reveals the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a new handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 size 6K HDR image sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an EF lens mount and dual native ISO up to 25,600 for incredible low light performance. This followup to the 4K model builds upon its predecessor, and the EF lens mount model is compatible with a wide range of lenses from companies such as Canon, Zeiss, Sigma and Schneider. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Fujifilm introduces the SX800 surveillance camera, a long-range camera module with an optically stabilized 40x zoom lens capable of zooming in on objects over half-a-mile away (0.6 miles). It features a 1/1.8″ image sensor, a long focal length range of 20 mm to 800 mm, additional 1.25x zoom (1000mm equivalent focal length), and state-of-the-art image processing technology, which makes this ideal for aerial surveillance. Read more for a video demonstration and additional information.
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Combining the handling of a mirrorless with the resolution of a medium format camera, Fujifilm’s GFX100 features a weather-resistant 6-inch square body that weighs in at a sturdy 3 lbs. and its 55mm back-side illuminated sensor offers an incredible 102 megapixels of resolution while sporting 5-axis image-stabilization and on-board phase detection AF. Other features include 4K video recording, a quad-core image processor, and Fuji’s legendary color reproduction round out the feature list. Louis Ferreira of Fuji Addict recently used this camera, paired with a Fujinon GF 110mm f/2 R WR LM lens at f/2, to capture the moon. Read more to see the regular photo and then the cropped version, along with a review of the GFX 100.
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Amazon Prime Day may have offered items at the lowest prices you’ve seen this year, but one person managed to snag over $13,000 worth of camera gear for just $100+ shipped. The story begins with a $548 “Sony a6000 and 16-50mm lens bundle” being listed for $94.48 on Amazon, which was quickly shared on bargain hunting website Slickdeals. Users there noticed that other camera bundles were also showing up as $94.48 shipped, so they began scouring the camera gear section for these deep discounts. There was one person who made out with a $1299 Fujifilm X100F for $102.27 shipped, while another managed to get a $13,000 Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS lens at just $94.48. Read more for a few of the order / shipment confirmation pages and additonal information.
The DJI Rōnin-SC Gimbal is designed for full-sized mirrorless cameras and built to go anywhere, thanks to its magnesium and aluminum construction, along with high-strength composite materials. At just 1.1 kg, its modular design allows for quick setup, while packing away neatly into a carrying case in limited spaces. One new feature is Force Mobile, which is a lighter mobile version of Force Pro that synchronizes the movement of a compatible mobile device with the gimbal, allowing you to control its movement by moving your phone from up to 82-feet away using a Bluetooth 5.0 connection. Product page.
Sony today unveiled the Alpha 7R Mark IV, the world’s first 61-megapixel full-frame camera, which is 50% more pixels than its predecessor. Featuring a back-illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor design and BIONZ X processor that work together to produce exceptionally clean images quickly, complete with up to 15 stops of dynamic range, making the a7R IV perfect for challenging lighting environments. A 5.76m-dot UXGA OLED electronic viewfinder improves resolution during capture, giving you the option of setting a refresh rate of 60 or 120 fps, depending on what you are trying to capture. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
Weighing in at just 370g (without battery or lens) and measuring 112.6 × 69.9 × 45.3mm, the Sigma fp is touted as the world’s smallest full-frame mirrorless camera, thanks to an electronic shutter instead of a mechanical one for quieter shooting. This rugged go-anywhere camera boasts a die-cast aluminum alloy body, which is dust as well as splash-proof, and features 4K video capture at 24fps using its 24.6MP BSI-CMOS sensor. This sensor is weather-sealed and equipped with a 3.2-inch 2.1M-dot touchscreen. Other features include an SD card slot, HDMI port, flash sync port, mic / headphone ports, USB 3.1 port, and a remote shutter port. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.