Sony Electronics has today introduced another exciting addition to its full-frame α7 lineup, the α7II (model ILCE-7M2).
The new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera is the world’s first full-frame camera to feature 5-axis image stabilization, allowing it to compensate for camera movement in five different directions to produce extremely sharp handheld images.
The α7II model is equipped with a 24.3 effective megapixel 35mm full-frame sensor and adds 30% faster AF responsiveness, enriched video shooting capabilities, redesigned ergonomics and more…
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Canon is proud to introduce the EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR camera, incorporating professional features and quality in an affordable DSLR.
Building upon the proven success of the EOS 7D camera, this new EOS model features a range of "EOS firsts" such as Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors for superb image quality and rapid burst shooting up to 10 frames per second (fps), as well as Canon's first 65-Point All Cross Type autofocus (AF) system for compositional freedom and accurate, spot-on fast focus.
Great for shooting indoor activities such as sporting events, concerts, or weddings, the camera's impressive low-light shooting capabilities along with its up-to-10 fps high-speed shooting can capture a fast-break basketball dunk, a band's encore performance, a bird in flight or wildlife in exceptional quality. In addition, the EOS 7D Mark II is the second EOS DSLR camera to incorporate Canon's innovative Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for rapid and precise focusing of video as well as still images.
"With more processing power than any other EOS camera available today, the highly anticipated EOS 7D Mark II camera has everything serious photographers have come to expect from Canon's DSLRs and more," said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc…
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Canon today announced three new PowerShot models expanding upon its lineup of high-quality, compact digital cameras, the PowerShot G7 X, the PowerShot SX60 HS and the PowerShot N2.
The PowerShot G7 X is the company's first compact point-and-shoot camera with a one-inch sensor, giving users an outstanding portable camera that allows them to take high-quality photographs and videos. The PowerShot SX60 HS camera features a 65x Optical Zoom lens and amazingly broad focal length range equivalent to 21mm -1365mm, while the PowerShot N2 camera has a compact and unique, stylish design with a selfie-ready, flip-up touch panel LCD that makes it easy for social media fanatics to share their favorite photos and videos via the camera's Wi-Fi and Near Field Communications (NFC ) features.
"Canon continually strives to provide imaging enthusiasts with the tools they need to create high-quality images and videos," said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "We believe in the talent of those passionate about photography and these three new PowerShot cameras allow photographers to capture, print and share their most amazing images."
Ideal for those looking for DSLR features and quality in a compact point-and-shoot body, the PowerShot G7 X digital camera is Canon's first compact camera with a one-inch sensor…
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Panasonic is proud to introduce the DMC-LX100 (LX100) with Micro Four Thirds High Sensitivity MOS Sensor for the 6 generation model of Panasonic’s world-renowned LX high-end compact camera series. The new LX100 is not just a successor to the DMC-LX7 but a jump-up that even inherits the DNA of DMC-LC1 - the Panasonic’s first full manual compact camera released in 2004.
To achieve even higher picture quality and multi-aspect capability, the LX100 incorporates the Micro Four Thirds High Sensitivity MOS sensor. It lets subjects stand out of the background impressively with a rich stereoscopic effect. By keeping the resolution at 12.8-megapixels, the amount of light is enough to improve the S/N ratio, making it possible to capture clear image with minimum noise even when shot at high ISO. The Venus Engine is also newly developed to feature multiple noise reduction systems such as Multi Process NR, Random Filter and Aperture Filter, to achieve high color reproduction and high image quality with natural description.
A newly developed LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX lens (35mm camera equivalent: 24-75mm) boasts F1.7-F2.8 high speed and high descriptiveness in detail and resolution to each corner. It also produces stunningly beautiful defocus together with the large MOS Sensor…
Panasonic is proud to introduce the new LUMIX DMC-GM5 from its stylish compact Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) GM series, that boasts both an outstanding compact profile but its also high performance for the ultimate picture quality.
In the sleek, stylish body design adopting a magnesium alloy, DMC-GM5 (GM5) now integrates a 1,166K-dot equivalent LVF (Live View Finder) with approx.0.92x / 0.46x (35mm camera equiv.) magnification and 100% field of view. This LVF boasts approx.100% color reproduction as that on the LUMIX GX7.
The GM5 realizes high-quality image recording with real-to-life details through excellent resolution, image rendering and color reproduction. Taking full advantage of 16.00-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine, images are rendered with high resolution even when shot in low-lit situations and at a max. 25,600 ISO sensitivity.
The Contrast AF System of GM5 excels in both speed and accuracy by exchanging a digital signal between the camera and the lens at max. 240 fps. A variety of extensive AF functions including new Face / Eye Detection AF, Low Light AF, Pinpoint AF and One-shot AF enhances usability to comply with a wide-range of shooting situations…
Today, Nikon Inc. announced the D750, the D-SLR that provides adept enthusiasts with the powerful combination of pro-caliber photo and video features with FX-format image quality. The new D750 represents a leap forward for this camera segment, inheriting some of the best elements from Nikon’s revered full-frame professional cameras, with new and refined features aimed at sparking creativity and sharing with built-in Wi-Fi.
Additionally, Nikon has also announced the SB-500, a versatile yet compact multimedia Speedlight, and Nikon’s fastest ultra wide-angle lens yet, the new AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED. These new products easily supplement a professional’s kit, while making it more appealing than ever for enthusiasts to discover the intense and immersive image quality that only an FX-format sensor can offer…
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Building on its strong history of innovation in the digital imaging market, Sony Electronics has today announced two additions to their unique line of Lens-style Camera.
Designed for mobile photography enthusiasts, the new high-zoom DSC-QX30 and E-mount interchangeable-lens ILCE-QX1 models combine the power of a premium compact digital camera with the convenience and connectivity of today’s smartphones, utilizing Wi-Fi connectivity to instantly transform a connected phone into an extremely powerful photographic tool.
The new cameras utilize the latest version of Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile application (version 5.0 for Android and iOS devices) to connect wirelessly to a smartphone quicker than ever, converting the bright, large LCD screen of the phone into a real-time viewfinder with the ability to frame shots, adjust zoom, release the camera shutter, start/stop video recordings and control other basic camera settings. The new app version 5.0 features an updated user-friendly interface that adds gridlines for easy image framing and a mirror mode ideal for self-portraits.
For added convenience, the app can be activated using NFC one-touch with compatible devices. Once pictures are taken, they are saved directly on both the phone and the camera, and can be shared instantly via social media or other common mobile applications…
Sony has today introduced the stylish new α5100 camera, a new model packing pro-quality AF performance and image quality into a portable, lightweight package.The speedy new camera (model ILCE-5100) features the same Fast Hybrid AF system as the acclaimed α6000 model, which allows it to acquire focus in as little as 0.07 seconds. It also shares the α6000’s image sensor – a 24.3 MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor – and powerful BIONZ X processor. This impressive combination of hardware ensures that the camera can capture still images and full HD videos in sharp focus with incredible detail.
Unique to the new α5100 is its extremely compact design, placing it among the smallest and lightest interchangeable lens cameras in market today…
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Sony today has introduced the versatile new DSC-WX220 and DSC-W810 cameras to its compact Cyber-shot line, offering consumers a variety of new ways to capture high-quality images and HD videos on-the-go.
The new pocket-sized DSC-WX220 model is extremely slim and compact, yet packs a ton of imaging punch thanks to its 18.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor and 10x optical zoom G Lens. The high-resolution sensor and versatile lens are paired with Sony’s powerful BIONZ X processor, ensuring that all images and full HD (1920×1080 @60p) videos are captured with exceptional detail and low noise.
The new camera also features advanced SteadyShot image stabilization for video, high speed AF for capturing moving subjects swiftly and accurately, and has built-in Wi-Fi functionality for convenient image transfer and sharing with compatible smartphones and tablets (iOS and Android)…
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Canon today announced two new compact, super-zoom cameras: the PowerShot SX520 HS and the PowerShot SX400 IS digital cameras. Designed to give users the versatility and telephoto reach they need to capture subjects from far distances, these new cameras are packed with impressive features. The new PowerShot SX520 HS digital camera includes a high-powered 42x Optical Zoom lens (equivalent to 24-1008mm) and the Canon HS SYSTEM for clear sharp images and Full HD Video. With a 30x Optical Zoom (equivalent to 24-720mm), the PowerShot SX400 IS digital camera allows photographers to capture the moments that mean the most to them quickly and easily, even at long range.
"Our goal is to provide people who are passionate about photography with the imaging tools they need to capture the moments that inspire them," said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "The PowerShot SX520 HS and PowerShot SX400 IS digital cameras offer users features that help produce high quality-images and video with ease allowing them to capture their most creative shots."
Building on the features of the PowerShot SX510 HS digital camera, the PowerShot SX520 HS digital camera incorporates a 42x Optical Zoom with Canon's Optical Image Stabilization, ideal for active families that want to take high-quality close-up shots of their children's soccer game or dance recitals…
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