Sony’s latest additions to its Alpha DSLR and NEX camera lines offer enhanced speed and performance to advanced amateurs and photo enthusiasts. The A77 and A65 models deliver 24.3 megapixels and AF-enabled continuous shooting at 12 and 10 fps respectively, while the NEX-7 and NEX-5N deliver DSLR quality at about half the size [...]
Wacom pen tablets and interactive pen displays have long set the industry standard, helping photographers at all levels — from enthusiast to professional — to accomplish photo editing tasks like dodging, burning, blurring and sharpening faster and easier than ever before. Here are some of the latest developments in the Wacom product line. [...]
Sigma’s latest entry in its SD camera line is its flagship SD1, released inJune 2011. The successor to the SD15, the 46-megapixel SD1 presents a new option for full-frame digital SLR users and also for photographers who require the image quality of a traditional medium format camera. Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president ofSigma Corporation of [...]
For the past six decades, Tamron has pioneered the creation of high-quality lenses for practically every imaging application. Senior Education Manager John VanSteenberg says, “Our philosophy is that lens design is part technology and part art. The art lies in understanding the things photographers want to do, but can't do yet because of technical limitations. [...]
In September 2010, Calumet introduced new Pro Series DSLR camera accessories plus Pro Series LED video lights for camcorders and DSLRs with video capabilities. “These state-of-the-art tools are designed to expand the capabilities of your camera and flash systems, both in the studio and on location,” says Chris Harlocker, Calumet’s Vice President of Group Business Development.
Billed by Sony as “the most innovative interchangeable lens digital cameras” that the company has ever created, the SLT-A55 and SLT-A33 were introduced this fall. (“SLT” stands for “Single Lens Translucent.”) The main feature that sets these Alpha-series cameras apart is Sony’s new Translucent Mirror Technology™, in which a fixed-position, translucent mirror allows light to be received by both the image and autofocus sensors. In other words, these cameras can autofocus and shoot simultaneously and continuously.
Since its introduction in October 2002, Sigma’s flagship SD series of cameras has established a strong following among both amateurs and professionals. The latest addition to the series, the 14.45 megapixel SD15...
While some companies are moving away from modular camera systems, Mamiya considers them just as viable in the digital age as they were in the film age. As a result, you can take any digital back off a DM camera and put it on another Mamiya camera.