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HACKxTACK: ‘World’s First Magnetic Lens Cap Holder’

HACKxTACK: ‘World’s First Magnetic Lens Cap Holder’ 0

Ah, the beloved lens cap. How many times have we lost, forgotten, misplaced this small camera accessory. While there are already a few remember-your-lens-cap solutions out there, the HACKxTACK Kickstarter project joins the fray with an interesting solution: a magnetic lens cap holder. Read Also: Stow A Backup Memory Card In Your Lens Cap With Snapper […]

New Teleconverter Lens For X100, X100s Announced

New Teleconverter Lens For X100, X100s Announced 0

With an official product name of TCL-X100, the newly announced X100 and X100s teleconverter lens from Fujifilm comes with 1.4x teleconverter that extends the focal length to 50mm (35mm equivalent). The Japan-made lens is designed to be attached directly to the camera and comes with a Fujinon Super EBC coating. Price of the Fujifilm TCL-X100 is yet to be announced […]

HTC: Optical Zooming In Smartphones Available Within ’18 months’

HTC: Optical Zooming In Smartphones Available Within ’18 months’ 0

We all know by now that the dedicated camera market has been badly crippled by the smartphone revolution. DSLRs, however, continue to dominate its market. But HTC predicted that within a year and half, smartphones will gradually creep into the DSLR-dominated territory. In an interview with Vodafone UK, HTC’s camera expert, Symon Whitehorn, shared his […]

Lensbaby Joins iPhone Lens Race With Sweet Spot Lens

Lensbaby Joins iPhone Lens Race With Sweet Spot Lens 0

With Apple’s recent patent award on attachable camera lens for the iPhone, it just makes perfect sense to ride the bandwagon as early as now. That’s probably one of the main reasons why Lensbaby is testing the waters on such lenses. The Creative Focus Lens is a Kickstarter project by the lens company that aims […]

What Do You Think Of Robert Russell’s ‘Rounded’ Design Of A Sony A7/A7R Successor?

What Do You Think Of Robert Russell’s ‘Rounded’ Design Of A Sony A7/A7R Successor? 0

Industrial designer Robert Russell thinks that the Sony A7/A7R is so “boxy” in its look and feel. As a designer and Sony camera owner, he wants to tell the Japanese company, through a set of sketches, to point its upcoming cameras into a “new design direction.” Here’s Russell’s explanation and his sketches: I feel a […]

Samsung Targets ‘Selfie’ Lovers With Super Thin Mirrorless Camera

Samsung Targets ‘Selfie’ Lovers With Super Thin Mirrorless Camera 0

Another rumor is in the bag. Last month’s leaked photos of the then rumored Samsung NX Mini were spot on. Officially announced by the Korean company today, the NX Mini comes with a similar 1-inch sensor found on the Nikon 1s and Sony RX100. With its 0.88-inch measurement, the NX Mini is among the thinnest in the […]

Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera Comes With 120fps HD Video

Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera Comes With 120fps HD Video 0

In the third installment of their mirrorless camera series, Nikon brought in 120fps HD slow-mo at 1280 x 720 resolution on the new Nikon V3. Together with the new design, the camera also features 18MP sensor, thin flip-out display panel, electronic stabilisation mode (EVR), and 1080/60p video mode. However, this Nikon 1 version does not come with […]

Using Your Smart Phone for Professional Photography

Using Your Smart Phone for Professional Photography 0

While most professional photographers would rather die than be without their camera, it must be said that smart phones have cameras and can be very convenient for working on-the-go. Below are some useful apps and accessories for using your smart phone for professional photography projects. Accessories The biggest drawback of smartphone photography is the restriction […]