Photography

    Parrot Introduces Foldable Anafi Drone at werd.com

    Parrot Introduces Foldable Anafi Drone

    Posted in Gear and Photography and Tech

    Designed to fold up into a compact package for easy transport, the Anafi drone from Parrot features a 21-megapixel camera on a 180-degree tilt gimbal. It records in 4K HDR at 30 fps or 1080p HDR at up to 60 fps as well as hyper-lapse and slo-mo capability. The Anafi also has a follow mode for shooting selfie footage and will fly for up to 25-minutes on a charge at speeds up to 32MPH.

    Go Deep with the Lumix TS7 Waterproof Tough Camera at werd.com

    Go Deep with the Lumix TS7 Waterproof Tough Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    If you’re diving down to depths of more than 100-feet, you’ll want to capture what you see and the Lumix TS7 Waterproof Tough Camera is the perfect companion. Designed to capture subjects in low light, it features a 20.4 megapixel MOS sensor and records 4K video at 30p. The lens is a 28mm wide-angle with up to 4.6x optical zoom range. It also offers 22 special effects filters, plus panorama, as well as a 4K Photo Mode that allows you to convert 4K video frames into high-res pictures.

    DJI’s Ronin-S is the One-Handed Stabilizer for your DSLR at werd.com

    DJI’s Ronin-S is the One-Handed Stabilizer for your DSLR

    Posted in Gear and Photography

    With the ability to support a camera payload up to 8 pounds, the DJI Ronin-S stabilizer is a 3-axis gimbal perfect for stabilizing the most popular DSLR rigs: Canon 1D and 5D, Panasonic GH and Sony Alpha series cameras. The gimbal’s motor is powered by a 4.4-V Intelligent Battery that can run for up to 12 hours on a 2-hour charge.

    Fujifilm’s X-T100: A Modern Mirrorless with Classic Style at werd.com

    Fujifilm’s X-T100: A Modern Mirrorless with Classic Style

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    With the looks of a classic 35mm film camera, Fujifilm’s latest, the X-T100 is actually an entry-level mirrorless digital with an electronic viewfinder & a 24.2MP CMOS APS-C sensor that shoots at 6fps with a 2.36-million dot resolution OLED EVF. It also shoots 1080p video at 60fps and in a limited 4K mode, at 15fps. Available June 18 as body-only or with a Fujinon XC15-45 F/3.5-5.6 lens.

    DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2: Quieter & Dialed for FPV Flight at werd.com

    DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2: Quieter & Dialed for FPV Flight

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    Like the Phantom 4 Pro & Advanced before it, DJI’s newest quad-copter drone, the Phantom 4 Pro V2 features a 1-inch 20MP sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps & burst mode stills at 14 fps but now is 40% quieter & also features an OcuSync HD transmission system, enabling wireless connection to DJI goggles and supporting automatic dual-frequency band switching. There’s also a new FlightAutonomy system for enhanced obstacle avoidance.

    Blackmagic Unveils 4K Pocket Cinema Camera at werd.com

    Blackmagic Unveils 4K Pocket Cinema Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Six years after its debut, Blackmagic Design has completely overhauled & updated their groundbreaking Pocket Cinema Camera. The new model records 4K footage at 60fps in 10-bit ProRes and 12-bit RAW, and with its special windowed HD setting, it can record at up to 120fps. The ISO range has been expanded to 25600 for improved low-light shooting and other key features include a larger 5-inch touch screen and 13 stops of dynamic range. Available later this year.

    The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD is Purpose-Built for Content Creators at werd.com

    The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD is Purpose-Built for Content Creators

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    For serious photographers and filmmakers, backing up your files is crucial. The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD makes this process simple, secure & quick, without the need for a laptop, tablet or phone. With transfer speeds of 75MB/s using the SD card slot or 450MB/s via USB-C, it offers one-touch backup using the on-board OLED screen and gives you access to your preset folder trees for organized backups.

    VR Content Creation Made Easy: Lenovo Mirage Camera at werd.com

    VR Content Creation Made Easy: Lenovo Mirage Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Designed in partnership with Google, the Lenovo Mirage VR180 Camera is a 4K, 180-degree stereoscopic VR camera. Its compact, flat design makes it a more pocketable point-and-shoot solution to most 360 cameras for capturing VR video and photos. You can also live stream or share your VR footage instantly—all your content can be uploaded to Google Photos and livestreamed on YouTube in VR.  Get the VR180 app by Google to turn your phone’s screen into a viewfinder, so you can preview all your photos & videos before you share them.

    There’s A Lot To Like About The New GoPro Hero at werd.com

    There’s A Lot To Like About The New GoPro Hero

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The latest camera from GoPro is a bit simpler than recent models with a price tag that’s much more enticing: just $199. Simply called the Hero, it shoots HD video at 1440p and 1080p at 60 frames per second. It also shoots 10-megapixel stills and has an electronic video stabilization system. There’s a 2-inch touch display, voice controls for starting & stopping recording, it’s waterproof to 10 meters, and is fully compatibility with existing mounting hardware.

    This Anamorphic Lens Kit from Moment Turns Your Phone Into a Cinema Camera at werd.com

    This Anamorphic Lens Kit from Moment Turns Your Phone Into a Cinema Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Designed to work with iPhone, Pixel & Galaxy devices, the Anamorphic Lens will give you Hollywood-style results when filming with your phone. It brings the cinematic look and character of 2:40:1 Cinemascope as well as horizontal flares and a widescreen, letterboxed look to your mobile videos. The system also includes a universal stabilizing gimbal and battery phone case that will make your phone as powerful & versatile as your big camera. A funded Kickstarter.

    Sony’s A7 III Camera Has Arrived at werd.com

    Sony’s A7 III Camera Has Arrived

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Sony just introduced the most advanced and powerful camera in the A7 series. The mirrorless Sony Alpha 7 III features a 24.2 MP full-frame BSI CMOS sensor, 5-axis in-body image stabilization, 10 FPS shooting, an autofocus that’s twice as fast as the old model, and an ISO range of 100-204,800. It also shoots 4K video.

    This AI Drone is So Smart, it Pilots Itself at werd.com

    This AI Drone is So Smart, it Pilots Itself

    Posted in Gear and Photography and Tech

    Designed by a team of MIT eggheads and four years in development, Skydio’s R1 pro-grade autonomous quadcopter drone uses advanced AI for its computer vision system, giving users precision flight control without any expertise; it’s so smart, it doesn’t even come with a controller. Rather than GPS stabilization used in most drones, the RI uses 13 onboard cameras to do real-time mapping, path planning, and obstacle avoidance. All controls for the drone, including takeoff, landing and manual controls are managed through Skydio’s mobile app.

    Fujifilm Introduces X-H1 with 4k Video Capability at werd.com

    Fujifilm Introduces X-H1 with 4k Video Capability

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The X-H1 from Fujifilm is the latest addition to the brand’s popular X Series lineup and this one is the flagship. It uses a 24-megapixel APS-C X-Trans III for image capture and features 5-axis in-body image stabilization but the real upgrades went into video function: it supports DCI 4K and Rec.2020 color gamut at a bitrate of 200Mbps. It does 1080P slow-mo at 120fps. There’s also a microphone input jack, and a built-in mic. Fujifilm also just announced 2 new X-mount cinema lenses to support this powerful new body.

    Panasonic Unveils Next-Generation Lumix GX9 Camera at werd.com

    Panasonic Unveils Next-Generation Lumix GX9 Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The new flagship GX9 from Lumix replaces the powerful GX8 micro four thirds mirrorless camera, offering more power and versatility into an even smaller body. Key specs on the GX9 include a 20.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor, auto focus with face and eye recognition, an electromagnetic shutter, and a monochrome mode for dynamic black and white photos. It also captures UltraHD 4K video at 30p or 24p, and 60fps with full time AF. Available Mid-March in either black or silver finish.