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Ricoh Theta M15 Takes 360 Degree Photos

Posted in Cameras by Darrin Olson on December 15th, 2014

Rico Theta M15 CameraRicoh’s Theta M15 is a small, pocket size camera able to take seemeless 360 degree photos in a single snap. These photos don’t just take a wide image, but include an entire 360 degree sphere, top to bottom as well. The resulting images can be viewed like other images, and Ricoh smartly provides some associated software with the camera allowing users to edit the images on a PC, Mac, Android or iOS device.

This is the second generation of the Theta that Ricoh has released with the most significant upgrade in this model being the ability to take short videos with a 360 degree view along with still images. The videos can be up to 3 minutes each, and the videos can also be edited with the included software by modifying the image itself with your finger on touch screens …

Olympus Announces OM-D E-M10 Limited Editions

Posted in Cameras by Darrin Olson on June 2nd, 2014

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Limited EditionsOlympus announced the release of some special limited editions of its OM-D E-M10 compact camera to be released in late June, 2014. The limited edition will be available in three different colors: green as pictured here, black and orange.

In addition to the colors the special release will come with a special leather shoulder strap and a shiny-lettered OM-D lens cap to match the grip and the strap. It also comes with the Olympus Share smartphone connectivity and a 14-42 pancake zoom lens. The camera will be offered exclusively through Harrods, retailing for £749 (~$1255 USD).

via Ubergizmo

Olympus Announces Latest Tough TG-3 iHS Camera

Posted in Cameras,Olympus by Darrin Olson on March 31st, 2014

Olympus Tough TG-3 iHS CameraOlympus announced on Monday the release of the Tough TG-3 iHS point-and-shoot camera, a successor to the TG-2 from last year with some notable improvements including increased megapixels, built-in Wifi and remote control through your Android or iOS mobile device.

The Tough TG-3 comes with a 16 megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor, can handle drops from up to seven feet and being submerged in up to 50 feet of water. Adding to the the “tough”-ness, Olympus says it can also stand up to 220 foot pounds of pressure without cracking and will operate down to 14°F.

The latest Tough camera has a 3-inch rear LCD, and will come in black or red sometime in June for $349.99.

via TechShout

Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 Camera Shoots in 3D

Posted in Cameras by Reuben Drake on July 25th, 2011

Sony’s latest Cyber-shot camera takes 3D photos. The DSC-TX55 is also ultra-thin and compact. It measures just 12.2 thick, with a 16.2 megapixel sensor, the ability to record video in Full HD AVCHD, a 10X zoom, and the ability to take 3D photos.

It also features a super thin 5X optical folded zoom lens and a large 3.3″ Xtra Fine OLED wide touchscreen for viewing your photos. The Sony Cyber-shot TX55 digital camera will retail for $350 when it arrives in September in purple, gray, or black.

Takara Tomy Digital Camera for toddlers

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on July 18th, 2011

Your kid wants to be just like you and do grown up stuff, so naturally they want a camera, but there is no way you are handing over your expensive camera to a baby. So why not give them something designed for the age group?

Takara Tomy’s “First Digital Camera” sports a 1.44-inch LCD used for playback and even has a self-timer and an image sensor of 3 megapixels so they can get shots of their drooling playmates and stuff. It is able to take up to 99 photos and will cost you $110.

Chrome Niko Camera Bag

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on July 14th, 2011

Many camera bags lack the necessary room to hold your charger or another battery or anything else inside. It might not make a lot of sense, but that’s just how it is. You have lenses that you need to carry with you as well. Well, the Chrome Niko might be the solution.

It has a side-opening compartment with Velcro dividers so you can customize the layout to fit your camera and your other gear. There is another zippered opening on top, with room for your charger, extra batteries, etc. The bag is made from weather proof 1050 denier nylon with a waterproof 18-ounce tarpaulin liner.

First Sony NEX-7 DSLR image spotted

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on July 14th, 2011

Looks like the Sony NEX-7 digital SLR rumors are true. It will mimic the look of an older Konica-Minolta Dimage A2. We know this because a new digital image of the upcoming Sony shooter has been leaked. The image is said to be of a pre-production unit, so some changes will likely happen. A rangefinder similar to that of the Fujifilm X100 can be seen on the image as well.

The camera is expected to get a 24-megapixel sensor from the A77 and a three million-pixel OLED EVF that’s not a hybrid viewfinder. There’s also a Carl Zeiss 24mm f1.8 prototype lens has been seen attached to the DSLR in the image, a hot shoe, and flash and image preview buttons, the pop-up flash, manual aperture and shutter speed controls. All the stuff you …

Rollei Bullet HD Action Camera

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on July 12th, 2011

Rollei has unveiled an action camera that looks like a bullet, so it is naturally called the Bullet HD. And like a bullet it is rugged, but the casing here is made from aluminum. The camera features a 12 megapixel CMOS sensor, and a 170 degree wide angle lens.

This bullet can also record HD video in 720p, and features a built in microSD card slot which can take up to 32GB cards.

Powershovel CLAP Digital Camera

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on July 4th, 2011

If you are looking for a super compact camera, for spying or other activities, Powershovel’s CLAP digital camera may just be the ticket. It measures just 1.4-inches x 2.8-inches x 0.59-inches, and weighs in at only 24g.

The CLAP camera features a 2MP F2.8 (3.2mm) lens and will shoot images at 1280 x 1024 resolution and save them as JPEG files. You can also record videos at 720 x 480 resolution. Looks like a nice discreet and minimalistic camera.

Sony Alpha A65, A77 spotted

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on June 22nd, 2011

Photos of Sony’s new APS-C cameras, the A77 and A65, have surfaced online. Sources also say that the launch date for the cameras has been pushed back due to production issues.

According to the source, the A77 will have a magnesium alloy body, a 24 megapixel sensor, a new double Bionz processor, and a 3 million dot OLED viewfinder. There’s also an improved autofocus with 11 cross AF points, and it can shoot more than 10 frames per second or full HD video.

DXG-018 3D pocket camera

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on June 14th, 2011

The DXG-018 3D pocket camera will allow you to create your own viewmaster like 3D content. Think of it as a modern day viewmaster in camera form. For $69.99, the DXG-018 3D pocket camera comes in five different colors: pink, lavender, orange, green and yellow.

The DXG-018 is a dual-lens 3D camera that saves pictures onto an SD memory card. Then they can be printed as side-by-side images with dotted lines so you can cut them, fitting them to size in the included 3D cardboard viewers. Then just slide them into the viewer for a 3D experience.

Spider Holsters Let You Carry Multiple Cameras

Posted in Cameras by Reuben Drake on June 10th, 2011

Spider Holsters allow you to carry your SLR somewhere other than your neck. Now they’ve expanded their line into a new dual camera system, so you can strap two cameras around yourself. The DualCam system will cost $235 for a complete kit to attach two SLRs.

Great for those who prefer to carry a few cameras instead of multiple lenses. If you’re only carrying one camera, you can remove one of the pads, and travel a bit lighter. Spider also sells a conversion kit, for those who already have the single-camera edition. For $120, you get what you need to add a second pad to your existing holster.

Ricoh waterproof, dirt-resistant PX camera

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on June 9th, 2011

Looking for a camera that can handle your adventurous lifestyle? The waterproof, shockproof and dust-resistant PX might be your thing. It packs a 16-megapixel CCD sensor along with a 5x optical wide zoom lens and is capable of booting up in just 1.4 seconds. The device also supports subject-tracking and face-priority auto-focus features and a bunch of shooting modes like: toy camera, soft-focus and high-contrast black and white, to name a few.

Ricoh says that the PX can survive drops from an altitude of up to five feet, remain waterproof at depths of about ten feet, and is impermeable to dust, sand and dirt. It also has a 2.7-inch, scratch-resistant LCD on back.

Replay XD1080 Action Camera

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on June 8th, 2011

A new camera for action sports fans has launched and it is appropriately called the Replay XD1080. This is the company’s first offering that does 1080p resolution. It’s the smallest 1080p camera there is and weighs less than three ounces. It is also water resistant and can survive drops and crashes when in use.

The camera records 1080p resolution at 30 fps and can record 720p at up to 60fps. Other features include a 135-degree field of view so the video doesn’t have a fish eye effect, the ability to be mounted on the hood of a car, and it has an optional suction cup mount.

Twig Pod monopod

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on June 8th, 2011

If you are looking for a lightweight monopod the Photojojo Store is offering the Twig Pod monopod. It is not only light in weight but also quite affordable. It is basically a 25-inch metal stick that weighs less than half a pound.

It can also collapse to just 8-inches and the end is pointed so you can just stick it in the ground. The ball-head mount ensures that you have the angles you want to shoot. Just $28.