Photographers are always drawn to the shadowy back streets and sketchy areas of a city. But carrying a backpack full of expensive camera gear into the hot zone, could turn you from tourist to target real quick. With its unique shape and carrying strap, this camera bag could keep you off the robber’s radar just long enough for an easy escape.
The Lumix G3 is a complex camera. Rather than rattle off a list of tech specs, let us just say this thing will give even the most clueless shutterbug professional, high quality results. And like all the best digital cameras, this little beauty shoots crispy HD video, too. If you like a no-brainer, just snap the G3 on Intelligent Automatic mode and get great images without even pretending to think about it.
Just another little camera? Yes, but no. It is small, it’s also sleek but there’s more. This thing features a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen for easy operation and vivid playback. It also shoots giant 16MP photos and will deliver great images in low-light with a max ISO of 6400. Of course it shoots HD video, too. It’s a whole lot of camera that surprisingly, will fit right in your back pocket.
Serious bang for the buck. The D5100 offers Nikon’s proven image quality in a do-it-all DSLR that combines hobby camera prices and professional quality results. The stats: 16.2 MP file size, swiveling LCD monitor back, full HD video capabilities with full-time autofocus, plus new Effects & HDR settings for high-impact images. It also comes with a AF-S 18-55mm VR lens included; all for less than a thousand smackers. Believe it.
The Olympus TG-810 does everything your camera does, except this thing won’t die from exposure to the elements. For one, it works underwater down to depths of 33-feet. And unlike your wimpy little camera, it will also withstand shooting in blizzard snow conditions, drops from over 6-feet, and it’s crushproof up to 220-lbs. In other words, you can’t destroy on accident and maybe not even on purpose. Remember that when you’re shooting HD video or photos that could get you fired.
Photojojo makes a bunch of cool lenses that attach magnetically to your iPhone. Their latest, an 8X telephoto lens turns your phone camera into a long-range lens. When your shoot is over, just pop the lens off and stick it in your pocket. And check out the other lenses they make if you’re a serious phone photographer.
Over the years, Canon’s family of PowerShot cameras have turned many snapshot shooters into artistes. They are simple cameras that take great pics. The SX230 HS takes another step forward by introducing GPS capabilities, enabling automatic geo-tracking for all photos. Location, date and time on pics is automatically saved. Imagine scoping Google Earth and being able to share all your vacation images with the world. Okay, maybe not all the shots …
Let’s assume your ideal look is a bit more “urban casual” than “Ohio tourist on vacation.” To make sure you’re following all the way through, try this handsome camera bag disguised as a messenger bag. The roomy, waxed cotton canvas tote holds your DSLR camera, 3 lenses, 15” laptop and more. So even if you’re snapping photos of the sunset with a flash, you’ll at least look good doing it.
We expect a lot from the little camera we carry around in our pocket, don’t we? Does it shoot HD video? Yes. How many megapixels? 16.2 – huge! What else does it do? It shoots 10 frames-per-second for capturing action at its peak. It also features a sweeping panorama mode. Just pan the camera across the scene and the images automatically link together to create stunning wide panoramas without distortion. It also has about 20 other tech features to keep you from blowing the shot. Would you expect any less?
Many of the new compact handheld video cameras are kinda useless when they’re not being “handheld.” If you’ve used a beer bottle for a tripod lately, you know. Casio’s Tryx camera is an improvement on the form. It’s a video & 12MP still camera designed to twist, turn and even hang to get the perfect angle for your shots.