Photography

    The Rylo 360º Camera Captures Everything & Let’s You Edit Later at werd.com

    The Rylo 360º Camera Captures Everything & Let’s You Edit Later

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Rylo shoots seamless 360º footage and lets you film first and frame the footage for your desired effect later, when you edit the clips on your phone. It offers some sweet features like cinematic stabilization, even when hand held, motion & speed control, and object tracking to automatically keep a person or object in the frame. Because the camera records everything in 360º, you never have to point the camera but while editing, you can select areas to crop & stitch to get professional looking results.

    Sony’s a7R III Camera Delivers Pro-Level Power in a Compact Package at werd.com

    Sony’s a7R III Camera Delivers Pro-Level Power in a Compact Package

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The all-new a7R III from Sony is a full-frame, mirrorless camera equipped with a 42.4MP sensor, 4K video recording, 10FPS continuous shooting, and a hybrid AF system with 399 phase-detection points. It picks up where the only 6-month old A9 left off, offering a brighter, more detailed display & an upgraded, touch-sensitive 1.44-million dot LCD and Whitemagic technology.

    Samsung’s 360 Round Camera Captures 360-Degree Images with 17 Lenses at werd.com

    Samsung’s 360 Round Camera Captures 360-Degree Images with 17 Lenses

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    To capture clean, clear and seamless 360º footage, Samsung’s 360 Round camera is equipped with 8 pairs of stereo lenses as well as one mounted on top for a total of 17 lenses that use a 2MP image sensor and fast f/1.8 aperture to record your footage indoors or out. Included PC software is used to stitch the images together. For storage, it offers 10GB of RAM and 40GB of internal memory as well as up to 2TB SSD & up to 256GB on SD card.

    Casio Introduces Battle Ready GZE-1 Action Camera at werd.com

    Casio Introduces Battle Ready GZE-1 Action Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Casio’s GZE-1 is an action camera with a rugged design that appears inspired by their G-Shock line of sport watches. It features a 6.9 megapixel sensor with a fixed focus 170.4º wide-angle lens, when shooting Full HD videos & even wider 190.8º for photos. It’s dust & water-resistant with IPX6 & IPX8 ratings as well as shock proof & waterproof down to 150ft. There’s also built-in wi-fi & if you own one of Casio’s Android Wear Smart Outdoor Watches, you can view the clips right on your wrist. No word yet on when it will be available in the USA.

    With the G1 X Mark III, Canon Brings a Big Sensor to its Compact PowerShot Line at werd.com

    With the G1 X Mark III, Canon Brings a Big Sensor to its Compact PowerShot Line

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Canon’s new G1 X Mark III is the brand’s first compact zoom camera to feature an APS-C sensor. It shoots 24.3-megapixel still photos and 1080p 60fps video. Key features include dual-pixel autofocus and an all-new 2.36 million OLED electronic viewfinder as well as a 3-inch touch display, drag autofocus, and five-axis image stabilization. The zoom lens is a versatile 24-72mm f/2.8-5.6. Available next month.

    RED Digital Cinema Introduces an 8K Monster at werd.com

    RED Digital Cinema Introduces an 8K Monster

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    With the introduction of the Red Monstro 8K VV, cinema camera maker RED brings the Hollywood-quality technology of a full-frame, 8K 60 frames-per-second sensor to the new Weapon camera system and is also offering it as an upgrade package for filmmakers using older Weapon systems. This new brain delivers seriously enhanced dynamic range, shoots 35.4 megapixel stills and 120-fps slow motion at 4K quality. Data transfer is also faster at up to 300MB per second.

    The Hero6 is the Best GoPro Yet at werd.com

    The Hero6 is the Best GoPro Yet

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The latest & greatest from GoPro is out. The Hero6 features the same waterproof case design as its predecessor but upgrades performance with the capability to now shoot 4K video at speeds up to 60fps. This means much cleaner, smoother, and slower slo-mo, up to 10X slower actually. It is equipped with GPS & 5GHz wi-fi for fast uploads to your phone, as well as voice control, 12MP still photos, and improved image stabilization.

    Wolfcom Introduces the Venture Civilian Body Camera at werd.com

    Wolfcom Introduces the Venture Civilian Body Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The Venture Civilian Body Camera is made by Wolfcom, which, up to now has only made body cameras for police. They’re betting the public wants them, too. Pretty safe bet. The camera is lighter, smarter, and smaller than a GoPro and records 1080p video at up to 30 fps directly into the unit. It features a rotating 120º wide-angle lens plus nighttime illumination from 4 bright LEDs. It also offers livestream functionality using either wi-fi or your phone’s 4G/LTE connection. A funded Indiegogo.

    Canon’s M100 is a Solid Step Up From Your Smartphone at werd.com

    Canon’s M100 is a Solid Step Up From Your Smartphone

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    The latest compact mirrorless from Canon is the M100, which replaces the 2-year old M5 with similar specs at about half the cost. And that is a very good thing: A 42.2-megapixel APS-C sensor, Canon’s DIGIC 7 processor, 6 FPS continuous shooting, and it films 1080P video at up to 60 FPS. Wi-fi, NFC, and Bluetooth are built in. Available in October.

    The Action Camera Designed For Diving: Paralenz at werd.com

    The Action Camera Designed For Diving: Paralenz

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Built for divers, by divers, the Paralenz action camera is designed to capture crisp, clear underwater photos & footage without the need for an extra housing or color filters. Built-in pressure & temperature sensors autocorrect the color and when you get deeper than 20 meters, a built-in light improves visibility. An easy-to-use mobile app generates a graph that links photos and footage with the time and depth, and your dive logs can easily be shared with your friends.

    Shoulderpods Get a Firm Grip on Your Mobile Content Creation at werd.com

    Shoulderpods Get a Firm Grip on Your Mobile Content Creation

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    With a modular design that lets you configure the perfect rig for your mobile video & photo set-up, Shoulderpod mounts hold your phone, viewfinders, mini light panels, microphones, action cameras & more, to give your digital content pro-level results. They offer multiple models and all feature tripod-mount, cork handles, and no-drop wrist safety straps.

    Leica Announces TL2 Mirrorless Camera at werd.com

    Leica Announces TL2 Mirrorless Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The highly anticipated update to Leica’s mirrorless TL series camera—the TL2—is finally out. The aluminum body boasts a bunch of improvements including a 24 megapixel sensor, autofocus that’s 3X faster, and a 3.7-inch hi-res LCD touchscreen. Leica has also developed a new TL app that allows you to use your Apple or Android device as a remote control or viewfinder.

    Upgrade Your iPhone Photography With Snap! 7 at werd.com

    Upgrade Your iPhone Photography With Snap! 7

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Snap! 7 transforms your iPhone into a more versatile and fully functional camera. It includes a clip-on mechanical shutter button and ergonomic camera-like hand grip and thumb rest for a more natural shooting experience. They also offer a full range of clip-on lenses: full-frame fisheye wide angle to macro to telephoto and more.

    Garmin Introduces VIRB 360, Its First Spherical Action Cam at werd.com

    Garmin Introduces VIRB 360, Its First Spherical Action Cam

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    Garmin beat GoPro to the punch with the release of its new VIRB 360 spherical action camera. It shoots 5.7K HD footage at a frame rate up to 30fps and automatically stitches it together into 4K/30fps video offering pan and tilt viewing. Also: 15MP 360-degree stills, waterproof to 10 meters, and 1-hour battery life. Use the free VIRB app to edit, stabilize & share your videos.

    A Mini Drone With Gesture Control: The DJI Spark at werd.com

    A Mini Drone With Gesture Control: The DJI Spark

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    The latest from the drone lords over at DJI is the Spark, a mini drone that you can fly with hand gestures. Yeah, wave, point but using the simple gesture-control works only within 10-feet, so it’s perfect for selfies, follow cams, and group shots. But when you want to fly it farther—up to 1.2 miles away, control it with the DJI GO app on your phone. The Spark shoots 1080p HD video and 12 megapixel photos with 2-axis gimbal stabilization.