Almost two years ago, Polaroid announced that it was closing shop for good. The arrival of digital cameras have effectively doomed the company that pioneered instant developing film (kind of like the spiritual grandfather of digital cameras’ ability to preview your photo right after you take it). But the company has come back from the grave and has been releasing new products that is aimed to make it a significant player in the photography market once again. [Read more…]
A lot of crazy stuff has been developed for the iPhone. Apple’s Jesus phone has elicited a level of reverence for it that people want to extend its capabilities beyond the boundaries that was originally set by Apple. For example, who would think of turning the iPhone into a DSLR? [Read more…]
Point and shoot cameras are getting slimmer and smaller as technologies mature. I still remember the first digital cameras and how HUGE and bulky they were. Now a camera can comfortably nestle on your palm. But some people still wish that cameras will get more compact and more handy to bring. [Read more…]
Don’t you just love those POV camera shots that’s often used in reality shows, especially those reality competition series like The Amazing Race? It really puts you right in on the action and you get to see what the competitor is seeing as well, which makes the action more engaging and immersive. [Read more…]
Many people call the iPhone the Jesus Phone. The title is a bit lofty but I do understand why iPhone fanatics are zealous about their favorite device. It really does a lot of things and it does it quite well. [Read more…]
Though traditionally Sony was not a name I associated with DSLR cameras, the company has been pushing out some quality products of late.
The latest α (Alpha) trio of DSLRs is no exception, with the top-end α850 and α550 / α500 just announced.
OK, first up we know that camera quality goes far beyond its megapixel count, but having said that, when you’re faced with a camera boasting 24.6 MP, you have to sit up and take notice.
The α850 features an Exmor CMOS sensor and dual BIONZ processors which together promise high sensitivity (up to ISO 6400) quality images.