Many serious underwater photographers travel with large DSLR cameras in huge housings. They also need a variety of lenses, ports, lights, and other accessories. As housings for small point-and-shoot cameras became accessible, underwater photography has become very popular.
Above photograph: Amanda Cotton, using Fantasea Line FRX100 IVRon Watkins
In the past, these cameras had many limitations, such as small sensor size and slow autofocus. Most of these cameras only featured autoexposure, with no RAW file capture, which was not ideal for
Sony has just announced two new cameras along with several accessories to accompany those cameras, as well as a new and innovative external flash unit. The first camera is the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R, which is a special edition of last year’s impressive Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, the fixed-lens digital camera with a full-frame sensor
Nikon’s 2013 spring lineup of compact cameras brings an element of creative energy to the formerly static realm of point-and-shoot cameras. Whether you prefer ultimate manual control or look to the assistive functionality of automatic shooting modes, there’s a camera to fit your needs.
The Nikon COOLPIX A, which comes in
by Megan Iverson · Posted 07/20/2012
We're waist-deep in summer, and that means we’re neck-deep in the water with friends and family. What better way to capture your aquatic summer adventures than with an underwater camera? Each of the major players in the photo industry has fine underwater offerings that make getting memorable shots under the sea, or just within reach of the waves, a cinch.
You don’t have to be Jacques Cousteau to own an underwater camera, or maintain and carry around bulky housings and all the other gear that goes with a high-end rig. There are many
In the days when film was the dominant medium in photography, everyone had tangible prints made from nearly every roll of film they shot, in order to choose which to keep and which to toss. Nowadays, we will sometimes make this decision within seconds of taking a photo and previewing it on a 2- or 3-inch screen. Then we either shoot it again or move on. We’ve all been guilty, at least once, of using our camera’s memory card like a time capsule: capturing more and more photos of different places and events, but never storing, backing up
There are obvious reasons to choose a dedicated camcorder as a gift for Mother’s Day. For starters, it won’t ring in the middle of video recording. Next, the better camcorders contain an optical zoom lens that doesn’t degrade the picture resolution during close-ups, the way digital zoom does. Equally important is the fact that many camcorders have optical image stabilization that helps keep the shot steady, even when recording one-handed from a moving car, skateboard or the like. Additionally, some have innovative features like