Sony’s a5100 camera: the height of lightweight photography?

Japanese tech company Sony’s next shot into the smart-camera fray is on the horizon with the upcoming release of their a5100 camera. It promises to be an extremely lightweight, pocket-sized solution to photography needs, boasting a huge 24.3 megapixels and the ability to shoot full 1080p video. Sony promises “Crisp, blur-free action shots and soulful portraits. … Continue reading Sony’s a5100 camera: the height of lightweight photography?

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

Best iPhone Photo and Video Accessories

As the old adage goes, the best camera is the one you have with you. And more often than not these days that will be your smartphone. Pretty much all modern smartphones have great cameras. That’s a given. And there are a range of amazing apps out there on all OSs to enhance your photography, … Continue reading Best iPhone Photo and Video Accessories

Cameramator: The Photographer’s New Best Friend

If tethered photography is getting you down, Cameramator could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Currently in the developmental stages, this new technology takes tethered photography to the next level, and turns it wireless. When in use, Cameramator will allow you to control your DSLR and preview images directly from an iPad or iPhone … Continue reading Cameramator: The Photographer’s New Best Friend

Photography Related Christmas Gifts

Now it is so easy to take great digital images, and to manipulate them as we want, one of the simplest ways to create truly personalised gifts and cards for the festive season is to use an online photo service. And there are so many to choose from. Here’s a selection of new services, along … Continue reading Photography Related Christmas Gifts