Ricoh announced two new K- Mount lenses, namely HD PENTAX-FA 35mm F2 and HD PENTAX-DA 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW. The two lenses can be used in any K-mount cameras which are mostly used by Pentax.
The 35mm F2 is a compact lens. It claims to have a high-performance and being a wide-angle lens, covers the full-frame image circle of PENTAX K-mount digital SLR cameras. The new 35mm is said to have been based on the smc PENTAX-FA 35mm F2 AL. The PENTAX-FA 35mm was a very popular lens for photographers when they shot in film cameras. The new lens boasts of a high-grade, multi-layer HD Coating that is applied to the optical elements. It is said to produce [...]
The entire photography industry slowly moving towards mirrorless cameras. More manufacturers are focusing more on their mirrorless lineup than ever before. Panasonic being on the forefront of mirrorless camera technology, along with brands like Fujifilm, Olympus, Pentax and Leica, has a great lineup of cameras. The company had announced the Lumix S1 and Lumix S1R mirrorless cameras in Photokina 2018 equipped with a Leica L mount lenses.
Now, at CES 2019, Panasonic has revealed that both the cameras will be available for purchase from end of March of this year. The LUMIX S1R will feature a 47MP sensor. Whereas, the LUMIX S1 will feature a 24MP [...]
Sony’s smartphone and consumer electronics division might be facing tough times but the company is undoubtedly the world’s biggest smartphone camera chip manufacturer. More than 50 percent of the smartphones in the market use camera sensors that are manufactured by Sony which includes Apple, Samsung and Google. A Bloomberg report suggests that Sony is now gearing up to ramp up the production of 3D camera sensors.What Is A 3D Camera Sensor?
A 3D camera is an imaging device that allows to replicate three dimesional objects with the help of depth sensing technologies. Digital cameras with 3D sensors have been available in the market for quite some time. These [...]
Nikon has finally announced the discontinuance of the popular D5500 and D7200 cameras. Rumours about the same were doing rounds of the internet for the longest time, but it seems like Nikon has finally done it. Both the cameras were released in 2015 and Nikon has better options with even better specifications at the moment. It seems like a good time to discontinue them, as the 24 Megapixel Dx body D5500 was getting old and featured old technology and so did the D7200.
The D5500 was available in several different bundles with different body and lens combinations at the time of it’s discontinuation. The first bundle was priced at Rs. 61,950 with D-ZOOM KIT: AF-P [...]
In today’s world of every growing technology and ideas, companies come and companies go. Most of them exit the scene as rapidly as they climbed the top of the ladder. GoPro is such a success story. Despite still having a relatively good footing in the market, it will be difficult for them to make a comeback unless they change their ways. Action cameras have been there for a while now and it all started with GoPro itself. In 2002 Nick Woodman went on a surfing trip and quickly realised that there was no way to take excellent quality photographs while in the water. While most photographers shooting surfing images usually used DSLR with long tele lenses from the beaches, buying [...]
Yi is a Chinese camera manufacturer that is backed by Xiaomi. The company had previously launched the Yi action and Yi 4K action cameras in China. The cameras have a small form factor and can be mounted to various surfaces with the help of brackets which are sold separately. Both the cameras can click still shots, capture videos and also shoot time lapse pictures. The cameras have been unoficially available in India from sites like Amazon and eBay but they were priced much higher due to import duties. Now Yi technology has officially launched the cameras in India which are exclusively available on Flipkart.
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The Yi Action Camera and the Yi 4K Action camera will go on sale on Flipkart starting December 17th. Yi cameras were previously available on Amazon’s India website since 2017 exclusively.
The 4K+ action camera can shoot 720p videos at 60/120 and 240 fps and 4K at 60fps. It can also shoot 1080p videos at 60/50/30 and 25 frames per second and 1440p at 30 and 25 fps. The 4K camera takes 2.5K videos at fps rates of 30 and 25 as well. The camera also has slow motion video capture and can record video and take time lapse pictures at the same time. The video length captured by this camera is 5 min, 20 min, 60 min and 120 min. It also features a built-in 3 axis gyroscope [...]
The photography industry is evolving rapidly and has seen a lot of ups and down in the past twenty years. With micro four thirds cameras giving way to 35mm film, film cameras giving way to point and shoot and then ultimately 35mm DSLRs and now Mirrorless cameras. The industry has changed as and when consumers have needed it to. During the war, cameras such as Zenit and Zorki were built robustly for the soldiers to take to war. As time went by, camera manufacturers started focussing on bigger image sizes, instant print cameras and so on. But now, we are knocking on the doors of 2019, which may dawn a new era in the camera and overall photography industry. Let’s find out which [...]
The Arlo Ultra is a security camera but it isn’t your everyday security camera. It has a 4K sensor and is wireless. The Arlo Ultra features HDR image processing. But the question is do we really need a 4K security camera? It depends. There are several downsides to recording in 4K but there are a lot of great things too. Arlo’s 4K footage can help you to uncover critical information by getting better video quality when you zoom in. This may include information such as license plates, clothing, or other telling details or suspicious activities. The camera also features an integrated spotlight. It can illuminate an area in the night with a powerful LED light to see colour [...]
DJI has been making handheld gimbals for a long time now and their latest gimbal has been launched which is smaller than your palm! Gimbals are a major part of the drone-manufacturer and they have successfully released several great products in their Osmo series. The gimbal is known as the DJI Osmo Pocket and is extremely tiny.
The small gimbal measures in at 121.9 x 36.9 x 28.6 mm, and it weighs only 116g. This is great for people who travel frequently and shoot videos. Vloggers and other video content creators can now do away with lugging around huge bags if they want to shoot videos on the go. The camera is by no means a compromise in- terms of quality!DJI Osmo [...]
Leica has recently set their sights on the Indian market and being a price sensitive market, luxury camera buyers are few. Leica recently announced a new smaller camera, the D- Lux 7, that focusses on low light photography and costs around just 1 Lakh!Features And Specifications
The D- Lux 7 features a 17-megapixel sensor and automatic exposure mode. The camera also has manual setting options and a 4/3rd sensor. It comes with a Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9-34mm f/1.7-2.8 ASPH whose 35mm equivalent is 24 – 75mm. This camera will be the first in the D-Lux lineup that will support the Leica FOTOS App. The app can be used to transfer photos and videos instantly to iOS and [...]
Chinese camera and lens manufacturer Yongnuo has teased a mirrorless camera with 4G connectivity and the Android operating system loaded on it. According to a photography rumours website, the new camera will have features such as 4k 30 fps video, GPS module and a headphone jack. The camera has memory card slots and will sport a full HD touchscreen. This is the first time that a camera will have Android 7.1 loaded into it.Possible Features
The screen will reportedly be a 5 inch 1080p INCEL multi-touch screen. Other similarities to a phone include 4G/3G data network and WiFi support, a 4000 mAh battery, dual LED flash and 3 GB + 32 GB of memory. This camera has been [...]