Officially killed in 1982 when Kodak ceased production of 8mm film, that old home-movie standby of the 60s & 70s is making a comeback. Kodak has created a new Super 8 camera as an alternative to digital that taps into the current “analog renaissance” in photography & filmmaking. Big-time directors like JJ Abrams got their start on Super 8 formats & he’s calling the new Kodak, “a dream come true.”
Dustproof, shockproof & waterproof to 30-feet deep, Leica’s latest addition to their X family of cameras is built for adventure and extreme shooting conditions on land & sea. It’s coated in grippy. anti-slip rubber and features a 16.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, fixed 23mm lens, & a built-in flash plus it shoots 1080p full HD video at 30 frames per second.
The Presence camera from netatmo is an outdoor security camera with people, car, & animal detection. It sends precise, up-to-the-moment alerts about any activity in its field of view & allows remote live streaming from your property to your phone, tablet, laptop & or Apple Watch.
The release of the KeyMission 360 marks Nikon’s entry into the action camera market. This compact waterproof & shockproof unit shoots 360-degree video in 4K UHD. That means VR capability—with electronic image stabilization—in the palm of your hand or strapped to your helmet. Available Spring 2016.
Movi is a live event camera that lets you stream and edit video as it happens. The small camera, your iPhone & the app are all you need to shoot, direct, edit & share. Features like automatic movement tracking and simple touchscreen camera controls create dramatic visual effects without the need for a big rig & complicated equipment.
LUNA is the smallest 360-degree camera in the world. The orb-shaped device features 4 shooting modes and dual 2K, 190° fish-eye lenses. It’s also designed for easy operation: one click for a full 360º panoramic photo and two clicks for video.
YoCam is the world’s smallest waterproof “life” camera; a compact alternative to GoPro, Sony’s ActionCam or DropCam & it works great as a baby monitor or dash cam. It features wi-fi, a wide 140º lens, films in 1080P, & shoots HDR stills.
Rugged, packable, & waterproof the Pakpod tripod is designed for getting the shot in tricky conditions. The 3 legs extend & retract with the push of a button and open up to unlimited asymmetrical positions. Articulated stakes on the ends of the legs enable you stake it in or tie it down horizontal, vertical & upside down.
Most pro photo cameras use one large sensor to capture a single large image. The Light L16 device uses 16 separate sensors and lens modules that each take separate images (10 each) at different focal lengths, and then combine them into a single 52 megapixel composite image. The smartphone-style design makes it a lighter, smaller alternative to carrying a big DSLR without sacrificing image quality.
The latest 4K cinema camera from RED is their smallest yet; offering the full capabilities of the much vaunted RED Dragon in a form factor that weighs just 3.5 pounds, perfect for shooting with drones and gimbals. Like other RED cameras, the Raven is a modular design, allowing you to configure your rig to your exact shooting needs.