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Leaked Sony RX1 camera could put full frame DSLR quality in your pocket

This Bluetooth Smart Trigger Turns Your iPhone Into A Canon DSLR Remote And Intervalometer

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If you’re into DSLR photography, remotely controlling the thing is a pretty common want for new users and seasoned veterans alike. Satechi’s BT Smart Trigger, which starts shipping today, is a remote that works with a range of Canon DSLRs, connecting to the camera’s hot shoe and giving them full...
This Bluetooth Smart Trigger Turns Your iPhone Into A Canon DSLR Remote And Intervalometer

Sony NEX-6 mirrorless cam squeezes in between 5R and 7 with WiFi, EVF and dedicated mode dial (hands-on video)

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Does the NEX lineup need another model? Sony reckons it does. Meet the NEX-6. The company's latest mirrorless camera looks nearly identical to last year's top-of-the-line NEX-7, with the exception of a new dedicated mode dial, that lets you switch between aperture- and shutter-priority, manual, or scene modes with...
Sony NEX-6 mirrorless cam squeezes in between 5R and 7 with WiFi, EVF and dedicated mode dial (hands-on video)

Nikon announces DX-format Coolpix A with 16.2MP APS-C sensor, $1,100 MSRP

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Not ready to shell out $2,800 for Sony's full-frame RX1 point-and-shoot? Perhaps an APS-C compact is more within your league. Nikon's Coolpix A is the imaging giant's answer to Sony's fixed-lens flavor, sporting an 18.5mm (28mm equivalent) prime lens with a maximum f/2.8 aperture, "quick" autofocus performance, a manual...
Nikon announces DX-format Coolpix A with 16.2MP APS-C sensor, $1,100 MSRP

Two new Olympus PEN cameras put OM-D sensors in pocketable bodies

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The Olympus PEN E-PL5 has a tilting touchscreen LCD. Olympus's OM-D E-M5 is one of the best mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras we've reviewed in the past year, but it's practically the size of a full-on DSLR. If you're looking for the same kind of imaging capabilities in a more-compact camera,...
Two new Olympus PEN cameras put OM-D sensors in pocketable bodies

Sony unveils NEX-EA50EH pro camcorder with nary a dog or pony (video)

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Sony is continuing to build out its NXCAM video camera line with the new interchangeable lens NEX-EA50EH, a surprise entrant that's aimed firmly at the run and gun professional crowd. It sports the same APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor as other cameras in the NEX line, and has notably added...
Sony unveils NEX-EA50EH pro camcorder with nary a dog or pony (video)

Canon unveils EOS M mirrorless: 18 MP APS-C, EF compatibility, $800 in October with 22mm lens

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Rumors of a Canon mirrorless camera have circled the web since long before Nikon's foray into the compact ILC space. And while that manufacturer's model fell far short of some expectations, it appears that Canon's iteration may in fact have been worth the not-so-insignificant wait. Unlike the Nikon 1...
Canon unveils EOS M mirrorless: 18 MP APS-C, EF compatibility, $800 in October with 22mm lens

Hot shoe adapter for Sony NEX-5 and NEX-5N gets the hands-on treatment

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The Sony NEX-7 we reviewed last month is the only cam from the NEX line to include a hot shoe for attaching an external flash, but Sony just introduced a workaround for the NEX-5N and NEX-5, a hot shoe adapter that will ship for $79.99. Engadget Chinese got to...
Hot shoe adapter for Sony NEX-5 and NEX-5N gets the hands-on treatment
Livestream Broadcaster encodes and streams live HD video from cameras to the web for $495

Sony introduces Cyber-shot HX50V, a small and light 30x superzoom

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There exists a type of photographer who can't quite get by with a pocketable compact, but also hesitates to commit to a full-size (and pricey) DSLR rig. This shooter is all too familiar with the superzoom -- and Sony's latest 30x model may just offer the perfect excuse for...
Sony introduces Cyber-shot HX50V, a small and light 30x superzoom

ShutterBox Turns Your Android Phone Into A Sophisticated, Sensor-Laden Remote Camera Trigger

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A new Kickstarter campaign from San Antonio-based Ubertronix, Inc. aims to turn your Android smartphone into a wireless trigger for your DSLR. The project follows others that offer similar devices, but this one, the brainchild of Josiah Leverich, who founded Ubertronix a little over a year ago to build...
ShutterBox Turns Your Android Phone Into A Sophisticated, Sensor-Laden Remote Camera Trigger

Sony Alpha A58, NEX-3N press images possibly caught making the rounds

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We've already seen hints that Sony wants to rejuvenate its entry-level interchangeable lens cameras. Purported press images snagged by Digicam Info, however, support talk what could be an evolutionary yet meaningful refresh. The Alpha A58 you see above appears to only have minor ergonomic tweaks, but introduces a truly...
Sony Alpha A58, NEX-3N press images possibly caught making the rounds

Fujifilm shows off the X-E1, its most affordable mirrorless camera

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At CES earlier this year, Fujifilm announced its first mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, the X-Pro1. While the X-Pro1 offered some interesting features, including a newly developed "X-Trans" APS-C sensor and a hybrid optical/digital eye-level viewfinder, its $1700 asking price for the body only put it out of the reach of...
Fujifilm shows off the X-E1, its most affordable mirrorless camera

Product Review: Lightscoop

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Do you hate the look of on camera pop-up flash? Do you avoid taking photos indoors because of harsh shadows and completely insane looking eyes? Fret no longer – Professor Kobre’s got your back. Professor Kobre’s Lightscoop is an amazing little invention. Another of those ‘why didn’t I think of that?!’ moments....
Product Review: Lightscoop

Premium Collection hot shoe covers are cufflinks for your cam, let you dazzle up that DSLR

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You love the focus speed, image quality is top-notch and even videos turn out just as expected -- still, there's something missing with your latest DSLR, though it's just a tad hard to place. What your camera needs is some bona fide bling. Not using that hot shoe for...
Premium Collection hot shoe covers are cufflinks for your cam, let you dazzle up that DSLR

Nikon unveils DSLR-like Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera

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A day before PhotoPlus Expo kicks off in New York, Nikon announced its second-generation mirrorless camera with a built-in eye-level electronic viewfinder (EVF). The Nikon 1 V2 has a different body style from its predecessor, last year's Nikon 1 V1, as well as a new sensor, a new image...
Nikon unveils DSLR-like Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera

Sony RX1 camera leaks with full-frame sensor in compact body, laws of physics slightly bent

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Here's something you probably didn't expect: a compact Sony camera with a full-frame sensor. While Photoprice.ca was uncovering a treasure trove of leaked press shots that include the Alpha A99 and NEX-6, it also came across images of the RX1, whose body looks borderline pocketable yet stuffs in the...
Sony RX1 camera leaks with full-frame sensor in compact body, laws of physics slightly bent

Samsung EX2F point-and-shoot with f/1.4 lens hands-on (video)

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We've been generally unimpressed with the latest round of basic point-and-shoots, including those from Samsung's mid-range Smart series, but we do tend to take heed whenever a manufacturer opts to focus on optics rather than bumping up the megapixel count to boost sticker appeal. Compared to sub-$200 shooters, there's...
Samsung EX2F point-and-shoot with f/1.4 lens hands-on (video)

Samsung upstages Sony with f/1.4-equipped EX2F point-and-shoot

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Samsung's been flaunting its WiFi-equipped Smart cameras throughout the last year, but with a generally significant tradeoff in image quality, we haven't been terribly impressed. The EX2F, however, is a model we're finally eager to get our hands on. This 12.4-megapixel CMOS shooter packs an f/1.4 lens -- quite...
Samsung upstages Sony with f/1.4-equipped EX2F point-and-shoot

New Leica M camera (M10) has live-view and 1080p video capture, we go hands-on (video)

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Yesterday, Canon stole the show, but today's darling of Photokina appears to be the just-announced Leica M camera. The company has yet to confirm the new rangefinder's name, though "M10" would be logical, so we're going to follow the industry's lead and go with that for now. Show attendees...
New Leica M camera (M10) has live-view and 1080p video capture, we go hands-on (video)

Samsung unveils 3D-capable NX300 mirrorless camera and 45mm f/1.8 2D/3D lens ahead of CES (eyes-on)

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TVs and robotic vacuums aren't the only Smart-branded devices Samsung will be showing off at this year's CES. We just met with the company here in NYC to take a look at its newest entrant into the camera game, dubbed the NX300. No, it's not Android-equipped, but this 20.3-megapixel...
Samsung unveils 3D-capable NX300 mirrorless camera and 45mm f/1.8 2D/3D lens ahead of CES (eyes-on)
$25,000 digital camera back paired with $25 Holga camera in experiment

Livestream’s New Livestream Broadcaster Will Let You Live Stream From Almost Any Camera

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Livestream, the premium live video streaming service, is announcing an interesting new product today: a $485 hardware encoder that can be connected to virtually any camera and that can stream HD video directly to the Web through a WiFi connection or most USB wireless modems. The small device is fully integrated...
Livestream’s New Livestream Broadcaster Will Let You Live Stream From Almost Any Camera

Sony RX100 sequel leaks in Japanese manual images, adds tilting screen, hot shoe and WiFi

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We were more than a little smitten with Sony's original RX100, a high-end Cybershot point-and-shoot housing a notable 1-inch 20.2-megapxiel CMOS sensor alongside a f/1.8 Carl Zeiss lens. It looks like there were enough customers that thought the same, because SonyAlphaRumors has gleaned several images from the manual for...
Sony RX100 sequel leaks in Japanese manual images, adds tilting screen, hot shoe and WiFi

Sony NEX-6 review: it's the whole package, for just shy of a grand

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Sony had a lot to show off just before we hopped aboard a flight to Photokina. The A99 was a lightweight bargain of a full-frame DSLR, the Cyber-shot RX1 was the most powerful compact we'd ever seen and the 16.1-megapixel NEX-6 was one of the finest mirrorless models of...
Sony NEX-6 review: it's the whole package, for just shy of a grand
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