In 1975, the Internet didn’t exist, smartphones didn’t exist, wafer-thin laptops were a pipedream, and if you were a photographer, you shot film. Thanks to a Kodak employee named Steven Sasson, all this was about to change. By hacking parts of an old Kodak Super 8 movie camera together with a half dozen or so circuit boards and a 2MP monochrome CCD sensor, Sasson created what is recognized as the first working digital camera. Though considered more of a curiosity than an industry game changer early on, photographers began reckoning with the
As we grow increasingly dependent on mobile devices in daily life, social media becomes more inextricably linked to mobile culture. Anyone steeped in such things undoubtedly knows that the primary device for tracking data through social media is the symbol commonly known as a pound sign (or octothorpe in the UK), placed directly in front of a keyword (or words). Entering such text on a social network will turn it into a metadata tag—or a unit of data that now goes by the ubiquitous moniker hashtag.
A Brief History of the Hashtag
Whether you’re in the studio, shooting landscapes in the country, or photographing an event, chances are you’ve been looking forward to the highly anticipated EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera. The Mark IV offers a slew of upgrades, including a 30.4MP full-frame CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6+ image processor that work in tandem to enable DCI 4K video recording, a native sensitivity range of
Beep, beep, beep... that's the sound of the Nikon truck backing up to the loading dock at B&H, delivering the wealth of new cameras that Nikon is introducing for the 2015 shooting season. In addition to a D810 DSLR specifically reëngineered for astrophotography and a D750 Filmmakers Kit, Nikon has also announced nine new COOLPIX point-and-shoot cameras that are sure to please every type of shooter. And don’t forget the many new accessories that complement the use of this impressive new crop of cameras.
Expanding on the success of two popular lines of their Stylus digital cameras series, Olympus has announced the new Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera and the Stylus TOUGH TG-3 Digital Camera. In addition, they have released several new accessories to go with these cameras.
Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera
The Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera is available in black or
The compact camera market is broad, and Olympus holds its own as one of the top manufacturers of quality point-and-shoot devices. Their 2013 lineup offers perfect solutions for a range of both traditional and unique applications; whether it’s taking to the seas with the rugged Tough series or shooting from nearly anywhere with some of the smallest ultra-zoom cameras on the market.
The Olympus SH-50 iHS, available in black or
Nikon has announced not only a new version of its wonderful 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, but three new point-and-shoot cameras, including the new flagship COOLPIX A digital camera with a large DX-format sensor.
AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Telephoto Lens
The versatile telephoto zoom lens, the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR, has been introduced as the successor to the 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR and remains Nikon’s broadest range
by Megan Iverson · Posted 11/16/2012
Even with the dropping prices of DSLRs and the rising appeal of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, the so called “bridge” camera is as popular as ever. “Bridge cameras” are big-bodied, big-zoom point-and-shoot cameras that have the look and heft of a more expensive and feature-heavy camera but still maintain the simplicity of the standard and compact point-and-shoot cameras.
People will usually purchase “bridge cameras” as they become more serious about photography. They may want to experience shooting with a bridge camera before
Each year, action-camera technology continues to improve and action-camera popularity continues to grow. Most major camcorder manufacturers now have at least one action camera, and there are a handful of other companies that specialize exclusively in action cameras and accessories for those cameras. Companies like GoPro, Drift and Contour have had the most success because they dedicate the bulk of their research to developing exactly the sort of performance the customer wants. Initially, the major manufacturers were a step behind, but in the
The new Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is a compact point-and-shoot camera featuring a 16 megapixel 1/2” EXR-CMOS imaging sensor and long-reach 20x zoom lens. Its wireless capabilities allow you to share your images instantly through the use of smartphone and tablet apps and post them online wherever you go. Additionally, this camera gives you the ability to capture still images or HD videos in a variety of conditions, due to its low-light