It’s built to look like Grandpa’s rangefinder from the 60s but the new Fujifilm X30 features a super-sharp OLED viewfinder and a super-fast .005-second lag. Other upgrades over the last model include better battery life and wi-fi connectivity that enables remote smartphone shooting.
Stripped of standard control dials and electronic viewfinder in favor of a touchscreen interface, the new A5100 from Sony is small and light featuring a A 24.3-megapixel APS-C sensor and a super-fast autofocus system to clearly capture moving subjects at full speed with no lag.
Lytro’s Light Field camera technology works differently than regular cameras. Instead of a 2D image, it captures the entire light field, enabling users to adjust focus after the shot is taken, change the image perspective, turn images to 3D, and add Living Filters to create amazing images. The new Illum model is available for pre-order now.
The new URSA from Blackmagic is a surprisingly affordable 4K video camera designed for professional filmmakers. Features include a 10-inch fold out monitor, large user upgradeable Super 35 global shutter, 4K image sensor, 12G-SDI and internal dual RAW and ProRes recorders.
Sony’s new A7S is a compact interchangeable-lens camera aimed at videographers offering a full-frame sensor and the ability to shoot 4K video. It also has a crazy max ISO of 409,600 meaning it will practically shoot 4K footage in the dark.
If filming your own exploits with a GoPro is something you enjoy, you’re likely to find the Dual Hero System at least twice as radical/awesome/sick. It’s a housing that holds 2 side-by-side GoPro Hero cameras to capture simultaneous footage. Their GoPro Studio editing software then combines & converts the 2D content into 3D video & photos.
The V3 is the latest version of the very powerful and very portable Nikon 1, made for shooting sports and high-speed action. Its enhanced 18.4-MP sensor is now paired with Nikon’s new EXCEED 4A processor to achieve the world’s fastest continuous frame rate—a lightning fast 20 fps at full resolution. Cinema-quality video capability and built-in wi-fi are also part of the package.
Dropcam is a wi-fi home video monitoring system that lets you keep an eye on all the happenings in your home via live video streaming (even in the dark). It gives you alerts & let’s you drop in anytime from your mobile device. The system also offers optional Cloud Recording, which saves up to 30 days of continuous video for your review.
It’s really small but that doesn’t mean it’s not fun to play with, right? Samsung just unveiled their new NX mini Smart Camera, the world’s smallest interchangeable-lens camera. There are 3 NX mini lens options: a 9mm 3.5, a 9-27mm zoom, and the 17mm 1.8.The camera also features a 3-inch flip-up touchscreen.
The dp2 Quattro is a new compact camera that uses Sigma’s proprietary RGB Foveon X3 Quattro sensor—one that captures light in layers and blends them to create richly colored high-quality images with a 3D feel to them. This new model boasts a 30% increase in image resolution and higher ISO speeds for low-light shooting.