Photography Category

    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

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    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.

    DJI Takes Stabilization to the Next Level with the Ronin 2 at werd.com

    DJI Takes Stabilization to the Next Level with the Ronin 2

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    DJI revolutionized the market when it created an affordable SteadiCam-like stabilizer for digital video & cinema production with its Ronin system. With the release of its updated Ronin 2, they’re offering a larger, more advanced Hollywood-quality rig capable of carrying a 30-lb, camera—like a Red— with longer lenses. Dual 4,280-mAh batteries deliver up to 8-hours of stabilization. It’s also equipped with a quick release mount allowing you to swap it out for different applications and through different modes, all on the fly.

    Introducing the GoPro Fusion Spherical Camera at werd.com

    Introducing the GoPro Fusion Spherical Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    When the GoPro Fusion is released this fall, it will be the first spherical camera the action-camera giant has ever produced. Early details: it will record 360-degree video at 5.2K30 for VR and standard video formats. In addition to 360, it features a function called OverCapture that allows users to extract a standard video file from the 360º footage. GoPro will also offer software that allows users to create a more POV-style experience rather than the circular fisheye effect produced by most of its competitors.

    The Hover Camera Passport is a Mini Drone That Flies On Its Own at werd.com

    The Hover Camera Passport is a Mini Drone That Flies On Its Own

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    Winner of both a Red Dot & IF Design Award and built by Zero Zero Robotics, the Hover Camera Passport is an AI powered autonomous camera drone now available exclusively through the Apple Store. It uses body & face recognition plus AI to follow you mid-air, always keeping you in the frame as it captures 13MP pictures &/or streams video directly to your device. It you want to fly it like a normal drone simply link with the app & control it with your phone.

    Pentax KP at werd.com

    Pentax KP

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    It’s got the classic look of an old 35mm film camera but the Pentax KP is a compact DSLR with incredible low-light shooting capabilities: a max ISO of 819K gives it better low-light sensitivity than all its peers. With a APS-C sensor it shoots a 24MP still image using a 27-point autofocus system and a 5-axis image stabilization system for clear, sharp images. It also shoots 1080p HD video.

    Chronos 1.4 High-speed Camera at werd.com

    Chronos 1.4 High-speed Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The aim of the Chronos 1.4 is to give users a super simple professional-quality high-speed camera at about 1/10th the average cost for such technology. With virtually no set-up time, you can pull this camera out & capture stunning high-speed video at 1280×1024 resolution with frame rate ranges from 1,057fps at full resolution up to 21,600fps at minimum resolution. For example, you can capture a bullet being shot from a gun at 17,000fps.  A funded Kickstarter.

    AirSelfie at werd.com

    AirSelfie

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    Small enough to launch from the palm of your hand, the AirSelfie Drone stores in a smartphone case for quick, convenient deployment. It’s got an onboard 5MP camera for stills & captures HD video with 4GB of storage. For controls, it creates a wi-fi network with your compatible phone: iPhone 6, 6s, 7, 7 Plus, Huawei P9, Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge & uses a simple, intuitive app with multiple flight modes.

    DJI Inspire 2 at werd.com

    DJI Inspire 2

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    While GoPro scrambles around like a chicken with its head cut off, DJI is slaying it in Droneland. Boasting a 7km range, flight times up to 27 minutes, and a simple set-up & interface, the brand’s Inspire 2 is a professional-quality drone system that shoots HD 4K & 5.2K video while giving the camera op & pilot full 1080p live view.

    Sony RX100 Mark V at werd.com

    Sony RX100 Mark V

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The latest version of Sony’s RX100 series, the Mark V, maintains the 20MP sensor and 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens but adds pro-level phase-detection AutoFocus to achieve focus speeds as fast as 0.05 sec. This new sensor has 315 focus points which covers 65% of the frame, ensuring razor sharp focus at shooting speeds up to 24FPS at full resolution & JPG+RAW mode at up to 150FPS.

    GoPro Hero5 at werd.com

    GoPro Hero5

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    This is the best GoPro ever, and after 2 years with no new product releases, it really needed to be. The new design is waterproof without a housing & features a 2-inch touch display. Shoots 4k video & 12MP stills. With a GoPro Plus subscription, the HERO5 can automatically upload those photos & videos directly to the cloud for easy viewing, editing and sharing on the go.