Tyler Card made this awesome camera costume for Halloween. The best part is, it’s functional! Once a photograph is taken, it shows up on the large LCD screen on the back.
Sony has announced that they will be delaying the launch of the upcoming NEX 7 and Reflex Alpha 65 cameras “indefinitely”. The notice comes after record flooding in Thailand. Nikon has also provided an update, although they are still assessing the damages.
Canon has announced their newest DSLR, the Canon EOS 1DX. This new line will replace both the EOS 1D Mark IV and the EOS 1Ds Mark III series cameras by combining the best of both worlds into one. At the heart of the camera is the all new Dual DIGIC 5+ image processors, which are capable of delivering about 17 times more processing speed than the DIGIC 4. It features an 18 megapixel full frame sensor and is capable of an awesome 12 frames per second, even when shooting RAW. They’ve added an additional focus mode, which auto focuses using 61 points and even has it’s own dedicated DIGIC 4 processor. Other improvements include increasing the ISO capabilities from 51,200 (standard range) to 204,800 (extended range) as well reducing Moiré effects, thanks to the full frame sensor . It is scheduled for availablitly in March, 2012, and will set you back $6800 (body only).
For more photos, specifications and a link to the full press release, see below.
Where was I when Olympus was giving away PEN E-PM1 cameras in Toronto? There’s a good chance I was out taking photos, actually. At any rate, this isn’t the first time they have given away cameras, so keep an eye out for them in your area, in case they decide to give away more.
For the photographer who has more money than brains, Sigma is creating a limited series of Amboyna Burl root bodies. There will only be 10 made, and each one will be unique due to the characteristics of the wood. Apparently each one takes 60 hours to create. The Amboyna Burl root wood edition camera will only be available only through Sigma Germany, and will set you back about $14,000.
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