Digital Cameras

Pentax finally joins the full frame DSLR club with the K-1

Pentax has finally revealed its upcoming full frame K-1 DSLR. The 36.4-megapixel camera boasts a number of features which have impressed elsewhere in the Pentax lineup, including five-axis shake-reduction, Pixel Shift Resolution and robust weather sealing. The US$1,800 DSLR also debuts a new cross-tilt LCD monitor and operation assist LEDs to help you use it in the dark.Read More

Cambits system lets users build cameras from high-tech blocks

Scientific research institutes typically need a lot of cameras, as their studies require various types of imaging. However, instead of having to buy multiple complete cameras, what if those places could just make the systems they needed out of electronic building blocks? Well, that's essentially what Columbia University's Cambits system is. It consists of multiple types of blocks that can be assembled in different configurations, each one of those comprising a different imaging system.Read More

Ultra-thin, flat lens could slim your smartphone and camera

Engineers at the University of Utah have developed a new method of creating optics which are flat and ultra-thin, yet can still bend light to a single point like traditional lenses. It's hoped the breakthrough could see some cameras using paper-thin lenses within the next five years.Read More

Nikon D5 vs. Canon 1D X Mark II

Nikon and Canon recently announced new flagship cameras which are sure to be hits with professional photographers and deep-pocketed enthusiasts alike. But how do the D5 and 1D X Mark II compare to each other? Here Gizmag compares the key specifications and features of the two cameras ahead of their release into the wild.Read More

Foldio360 turntable automates 360 degree product shots

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.Read More

Canon’s EOS-1D X Mark II gets serious 4K video skills

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.Read More


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