Creating interactive 360 degree product images, like those on your favorite shopping site, has traditionally been an expensive and time-consuming task. Foldio360 is a smart photography turntable which has been designed to make the process easier, faster, and able to be undertaken using just a smartphone.
The MonoShot launched on Kickstarter last year promising to up your smartphone and action camera photography by being an ultra-portable tripod (which also doubles as a monopod) and selfie-stick. But can it live up to the promise? We recently spent a few weeks using one to find out.
Sony's latest mirrorless camera is all about speed and power, which it appears to have in abundance. The newly-announced A6300 not only boasts the world's fastest autofocus in its class, but also offers continuous shooting at 11 fps (frames per second) and 4K movie recording in Super 35 mm format.
Phase One has revealed its A-series IQ3 100MP medium format camera system, which is designed (and priced) for fine art photographers. The US$56,000 setup is a specially calibrated, precision camera system featuring a 100-megapixel full-frame medium format CMOS sensor.
Only last month Nikon treated us to a look at its professional-focused D5 DSLR. Now it's Canon's turn to reveal its own new flagship with the EOS-1D X Mark II, and it looks like quite the response. The 1D X Mark II is an action-shooting full frame DSLR which pairs speedy stills shooting with some serious 4K video skills.
Olympus has revealed its latest retro mirrorless camera, the PEN-F. Designed as a digital successor to its iconic namesake, the new camera looks like an old-school rangefinder, but packs a thoroughly modern punch. The 20-megapixel Micro Four Thirds PEN-F features a high resolution electronic viewfinder, 5-axis image stabilization, and the ability to shoot 50-megapixel images.
If you are looking to buy a flagship APS-C DSLR, the chances are you are eyeing up the Canon 7D II, or the newly announced Nikon D500. But how do the two compare? Let's take a look at the key specs and features of the two cameras to see which one is right for you.
Leica has decided to take its famous red dot underwater with the launch of its first rugged and waterproof camera designed especially for outdoor use. The Leica X-U (Typ 113) is a fixed prime lens compact designed to be adventure-ready. In addition to a 16-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and a 23-mm F1.7 lens, the camera is shock-resistant, dust-sealed, and waterproof.
Fujifilm has updated its X-series line-up of retro-styled cameras with the launch of three new shooters. The long-awaited X-Pro2, with an advanced hybrid viewfinder and a new 24.3-megapixel X-Trans sensor, becomes the new flagship rangefinder style camera, while the X-E2S update caters for the mid-range market. Also announced was the X70, a new fixed-lens 28-mm equivalent compact.
People who have gone through the process of compiling movies from clips understand the tedium of separating video "wheat" from "chaff." A new device is intended to make that process easier. The Kiba camera is designed to automatically capture and curate moments throughout the day, before editing the highlights into a single movie montage.