Milled thrills – the Leica T 16.5 megapixel camera

Milled from a single block of aluminium, and designed in collaboration with Audi, the all-new Leica T is a fairly remarkable piece of kit. This is a radical departure for the German photography brand, introducing an entirely new operating system alongside Leica’s first touchscreen and their inaugural integrated Wi-Fi module. Weighing less than 400g, the … Continue reading Milled thrills – the Leica T 16.5 megapixel camera

Initial reactions to the forthcoming Nikon D4S

Apparently CES 2014 wasn’t the premier showcase for groundbreaking digital imaging products it has been in other years. Instead a huge array of 4K + televisions took centre stage. That wasn’t to say cameras were entirely void of the world’s biggest annual consumer technology event. Typically Nikon’s unmissable bold black letters against a yellow background … Continue reading Initial reactions to the forthcoming Nikon D4S

Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam

Among the products announced at Sony’s gaff-free (no movie directors here!) CES press event, a couple of new cameras caught our eye. First up was Sony’s latest 4K Camcorder, the AX100, which is now a far more ‘consumer friendly’ looking device compared to the company’s previous efforts. Producing a lighter and smaller camera is obviously … Continue reading Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam

Samsung unveils faster, more powerful, Galaxy Camera 2

With CES just around the corner, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Camera 2, a follow-up to its popular Galaxy Camera, which was the world’s first Android-powered digital camera to fuse smartphone functionality with a point-and-click camera. As you’d expect with any yearly refresh, Samsung has improved up the spec list in several areas – so … Continue reading Samsung unveils faster, more powerful, Galaxy Camera 2

GoPro Hero 3+: First impressions and sample footage

Californian action camera company GoPro has been synonymous with capturing the thrills and spills of extreme sports over the years – and this week the company released an improved version of its popular GoPro Hero 3+. What made GoPro cameras so successful is how easy it is to attach the dinky little cameras to car … Continue reading GoPro Hero 3+: First impressions and sample footage

Review Round-Up: Ricoh’s THETA spherical camera

It may look like a Wii controller, but this sleek and stylish handheld device is actually a significant consumer first. Unveiled late last month by Ricoh at Berlin’s IFA electronics fair, it is the first mass-produced fully spherical camera, simultaneously taking images through two 180-degree lenses and delivering remarkable results. The system works through a … Continue reading Review Round-Up: Ricoh’s THETA spherical camera

Control your DSLR remotely with Weye Feye

As any keen photographer knows there are times when being behind the camera is a disadvantage. Whether you’re photographing wildlife and don’t want to scare off the cute critters, or you’re snapping extreme or motor sports where getting too close to the action risks personal injury, sometimes you need to trigger the shutter from a … Continue reading Control your DSLR remotely with Weye Feye

Canon’s LEGRIA Mini – Crying Out to Be Played With

Remember when camcorders first hit the mainstream consumer market in the 80s? They were huge, in both senses of the word. These bulky and heavy shoulder-born items suddenly unleashed a whole new load of fun as VHS’s became an almost household commodity with families being able to replay their own experiences and memories on the … Continue reading Canon’s LEGRIA Mini – Crying Out to Be Played With