Panasonic LUMIX GX7 – Not Big, Very Clever

In these days when pretty much any mobile phone is capable of taking half decent snapshots, carrying a separate camera with you when you go out suggests serious photographic intent. If you hanker after the days when a camera was a camera, photos were on film and you had to wait a week to get … Continue reading Panasonic LUMIX GX7 – Not Big, Very Clever

CHOBiCAM Cheese Camera is Gouda’Nuff

The new camera by Japan Trust Technology puts a whole new meaning to “Say Cheese!”. The company has just revealed the launch of the first ever cheese-shaped camera. The miniature camera promises to make anyone smile, without ever having to tell them to say cheese. The camera is called a CHOBiCAM and while it looks … Continue reading CHOBiCAM Cheese Camera is Gouda’Nuff

Lytro: Light Rays and Living Pictures

Photography – especially the mid-range point and click market has been in trouble for some time now. People, for the most part, love to take pictures but a quick glance on Facebook or Instagram shows that they don’t always care about the quality. And when the camera bundle with your phone is “good enough” then … Continue reading Lytro: Light Rays and Living Pictures

CineLite: Great Mobile Tracking Shots

A great dolly shot is an essential weapon in a cinematographer’s arsenal and Vacion brings this range of movement to mobile videography with the CineLite camera slider. Much like the full-size sliders used by video professionals, the CineLite allows for incredibly smooth tracking shots. Fitted with self-lubricating Drylin bearings, using the slider felt comparable to … Continue reading CineLite: Great Mobile Tracking Shots

Sony DEV-50V Digital Recording Binoculars: Bring Nature Close

For many people, their phone is now a camera and their music player is now a phone. Doubling up on functions, however, works best when the two purposes are connected. Enter Sony’s new DEV-50V digital recording binoculars. Improving on the previous model, the DEV-50V is almost one third lighter, and with splash and dust resistance … Continue reading Sony DEV-50V Digital Recording Binoculars: Bring Nature Close

Canon’s Latest Camcorders: Standing Out to be Outstanding

With even the cheapest compact cameras, digital SLRs and more recently wearable devices like the GoPro possessing high quality video recording potential, you may think the market for camcorders has somewhat deteriorated. There is no longer much need to buy a specific video recording device, as even our smartphones and tablets have the ability to … Continue reading Canon’s Latest Camcorders: Standing Out to be Outstanding

Nikon COOLPIX A: The Pocket-Sized DSLR

It’s a brave new world in the digital camera market these days. With profit margins decimated at the lower end of the compact range, fuelled by the growing popularity of smartphone cameras, manufacturers are trying to carve new niches higher up the pyramid, and Nikon’s new COOLPIX A – launched 21st March – encapsulates this … Continue reading Nikon COOLPIX A: The Pocket-Sized DSLR