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

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

IFA 2012: Samsung Galaxy camera

Having warmed up the crowd with their announcement of the Galaxy Note II, the next product to be ‘unpacked’ by Samsung was the Galaxy Camera – a product that the firm hopes will redefine the digital camera category. On first impressions it’s unlikely to redefine anything in terms of design as it looks very much … Continue reading IFA 2012: Samsung Galaxy camera

Panasonic expands FX range: DMC-FZ150 and DMC-FX90

Panasonic have added two new cameras to its award-winning range of ‘super-zoom’ digital cameras, the DMC-FZ150 and the DMC-FX90, as well as a firmware upgrade for the DMC-LX5. I have to admit that, unlike their uncanny ability to make their subjects look remarkably more attractive and even younger, zooms don’t seem to be a digital … Continue reading Panasonic expands FX range: DMC-FZ150 and DMC-FX90

Olympus gives E-P2 a facelift

Earlier in the year the Olympus unveiled its new E-P2 compact digital camera. With a jet black styling it was supposed to continue the brand’s march into the competitive micro four thirds sector. Now, it has another look – something its manufacturer call ‘stylish silver’. It certainly looks very nice, but is there anything beneath … Continue reading Olympus gives E-P2 a facelift

Olympus camera is tough cookie (with a colourful shell)

Anyone who’s seen the adverts for those tough kids’ cameras, where the little boy tosses the camera across the garden, runs it under the tap and still manages to take a very passable snap of his pet dog and thought; “hmm, wish they did one of those for grown-ups”, need wish no more. Olympus has … Continue reading Olympus camera is tough cookie (with a colourful shell)