Photography

Nikon Introduces Z 50 Compact Camera at werd.com

Nikon Introduces Z 50 Compact Camera

With a 20.9-megapixel CMOS sensor and lightweight design, Nikon’s new entry-level Z 50 is built on the same platform as the brand’s popular Z6 & Z7 full-frame cameras. 11 fps continuous shooting, 4k video capture, and compatibility with the full range of Sony’s DX lenses make this a very versatile & valuable camera for the price.

GoPro’s Hero Max 360 Shoots Everything Around You at werd.com

GoPro’s Hero Max 360 Shoots Everything Around You

With the launch of the Hero Max 360, GoPro is hoping to erase any lingering memory of its last foray into 360º panoramic video. The camera uses a dual lens configuration to capture 360º video with ambisonic spatial audio from a 6-mic array and it features a selfie-screen as well as offering all the functionality of the brand’s Hero8 Black model. As a hero camera & vlog tool it’s powerful and now with 360º capabilities, you can get more creative than ever. Available for pre-order now.

The Lumin8 Light Shines Bright for Video, Adventure & Everywhere Else at werd.com

The Lumin8 Light Shines Bright for Video, Adventure & Everywhere Else

The makers of Lumin8 call it “the world’s most versatile LED light” and it’s hard kinda to argue. They thought of everything: it’s a lightweight, 1000-lumen cylinder that delivers consistent, flicker-free light, 95+ CRI and a color temp range from 3000-5600K. That means precise color in your HD video & photos. The rugged design, IP68 water-resistance, 7-hour battery life, & wireless remote make it a worthy companion for all types of action. Included 1/4”, hotshoe, and magnetic mounts make it easy to rig. A funded Kickstarter.

OCLU Introduces 4K Action Cam at werd.com

OCLU Introduces 4K Action Cam

Arizona-based OCLU is a new brand with a brand new 4k action camera. In addition to shooting 4k at 30 fps, it shoots 1080p at 120 fps for super slo-mo and 12mp still images. It features a 150º wide-angle lens, wi-fi, waterproofing to 50-meters, and it’s compatible with GoPro’s many mounts.

150-Megapixel Medium Format Manual: The PhaseOne XT at werd.com

150-Megapixel Medium Format Manual: The PhaseOne XT

Designed for professional photographers in the field seeking the image & resolution quality of the brand’s studio cameras, PhaseOne’s new medium format XT system is fully manual with no autofocus and features a carbon leaf shutter system for dedicated XT lenses. The system comes with the brand’s 150-megapixel digital back & a lens.

Insta360’s Tiny GO Camera Goes Where Bigger Action Cams Never Will at werd.com

Insta360’s Tiny GO Camera Goes Where Bigger Action Cams Never Will

For capturing that dynamic 360º POV angle of sports, travel and beyond, the ultra-compact GO camera from Insta360 gives you the freedom of a versatile, fob-size 360º-cam that shoots steady, stabilized footage at 1080p up to 25 fps. Various included clips and mounts allow you to securely place the camera almost anywhere & shoot up to 200 20-second clips on a full charge. Your clips can be edited on-the-fly with the brand’s FlashCut auto-editing feature.

Sony Unveils a6600 & a6100 Mirrorless Compact Cameras at werd.com

Sony Unveils a6600 & a6100 Mirrorless Compact Cameras

Sony’s just-released a6600 is the brand’s all-new flagship camera in its compact APS-C mirrorless lineup. It features a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor, an AI-powered Z-Bionz image processor, 425 autofocus points and, as Sony reports, the world’s fastest AF speed, just 0.02-seconds. They also dropped the more budget-friendly a6100, which has many but not all of the features of the a6600. Both include a new OLED display & shoot 4K HDR video, too.

DJI Introduces Foldable Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal at werd.com

DJI Introduces Foldable Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal

It took a minute but DJI has finally integrated their industry-leading Gimbal technologies into a foldable design—making it possible to bring the new Osmo Mobile 3 almost anywhere. It weighs less than a pound, and folded down, measures 6.18 x 5.11 x 1.8 in. making it the ideal companion for shooting content from your phone. Especially when linked with DJI’s Mimo app for mobile editing controls.

Surfline Sessions Give You HD Footage with No Filmer Needed at werd.com

Surfline Sessions Give You HD Footage with No Filmer Needed

Surfline, the global leader in surf forecasting & streaming wave porn have a new tech & service on offer. For Surfline Sessions you need an Apple Watch, a Surfline account & their new app. Once linked up, Surfline’s webcams will connect with your watch in the water to track & film your surf sessions. You can then access, download & share the clips all through the app, and with a network of over 500 surf spots & cameras, it’ll be easier than ever to document the daily gnarlitude.

The Ronin-SC Gimbal is Lighter, Smaller, Just As Powerful at werd.com

The Ronin-SC Gimbal is Lighter, Smaller, Just As Powerful

The dji Ronin-SC takes the powerful technology from the brand’s Ronin-S gimbal and puts it into a lighter & smaller form factor. Designed for mirrorless systems, it’s a stabilizer that’s easier to transport, easier to set up, easier to use & equipped with high-end features like: multiple mode tracking, ActiveTrack 3.0, time lapse, motion control, motion lapse, & panorama.

Sony’s α7R IV has a Giant Mirrorless Sensor at werd.com

Sony’s α7R IV has a Giant Mirrorless Sensor

The α7R IV from Sony marks another milestone in the evolution of the brand’s compact, full-frame mirrorless α7 lineup. The 61.0-megapixel Exmor R sensor combined with BIONZ X imaging engine delivers unprecedented resolution, fine gradation and low noise. Super-fast 10 FPS, ISO to 32k, 4k HDR video, & 5-axis steady shot make this the best α7 yet.

This Little Security Camera Hides In Plain Sight at werd.com

This Little Security Camera Hides In Plain Sight

The HD Mask USB Camera is a stealth, super powerful & simple wi-fi security camera. It offers full HD 1080 footage, live streaming, 24/7 monitoring, motion detection, & continuous real-time recording. You can set up multiple cameras around the home or office to secure the perimeter and monitor everything from your phone. It effectively gives you the monitoring power of expensive CCTV systems without intrusive or obvious cameras.

Your DJI Drone Needs the Moment Air Anamorphic Lens at werd.com

Your DJI Drone Needs the Moment Air Anamorphic Lens

Moment Air makes your drone footage look slick & cinematic instead of stock. It’s the first ever drone anamorphic lens & features the lightest filters & thinnest drone controller iPhone case. The whole system is designed to work with DJI’s Mavic 2 & Zoom. The 1.33x anamorphic lens brings the look of 2:40:1 Cinemascope to your drone footage yet weighs less than 50 grams. Filter sets are also ultralight & feature scratch-proof cinema glass & aluminum construction. The case features a built-in M-series mount & works with the DJI flight controller plus gimbals like the Freefly Movi and DJI Osmo 2.

The Sigma FP is the World’s Smallest Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera at werd.com

The Sigma FP is the World’s Smallest Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

The forthcoming Sigma FP is the world’s smallest & lightest full-frame mirrorless camera. Sigma built this little guy out with a 35mm full-frame backlit Bayer CMOS sensor that captures 24.6-megapixel images & records Cine Mode UHD 4K footage while weighing less than a pound. It is designed to be modular, allowing users to customize the set-up for all sorts of shooting scenarios from shooting stills to filmmaking. No word yet on price or drop date.

Get All the Tripod at Half the Size & Weight at werd.com

Get All the Tripod at Half the Size & Weight

Peak Design’s Travel Tripod manages to pack all the features of a full-size photo & video tripod into a lightweight, compact package. The sleek, 2.8-pound design eliminates wasted space with quick-deploy cam lever legs, a universal ball head, and an integrated phone mount. Works with all kinds of brackets & tripod plates. A funded Kickstarter.

DJI’s Osmo Action Camera is 4K Vlog-Ready at werd.com

DJI’s Osmo Action Camera is 4K Vlog-Ready

The 4K Osmo Action camera outshines GoPro with its 1.4-inch full color display on the front—rather than black & white—for selfies & 1st-person shooting. On the back is a 2.25-inch touchscreen display. Images are captured by a 1 /2.3” 12MP CMOS sensor that can shoot in 4K at up to 60 frames per second with a 100Mbps bitrate. You can shoot in HDR at up to 30 frames per second & slow-motion to 240fps in either 1080p or 720p resolutions.

Spry Underwater Drone Goes Literally Everywhere at werd.com

Spry Underwater Drone Goes Literally Everywhere

Designed to capture watersports up close, Spry is a quadcopter underwater drone that captures 4k video from the air, the surface of the water and underwater. The fuselage floats, so the drone simply floats up to go from underwater to aerial shooting at speeds up to 40 MPH. The controller is also waterproof & floats, or if you prefer, run it in autonomous Follow Me mode while you: surf, swim, kitesurf, wakeboard, SUP, skim, kayak, fish, bodysurf, sail, cliff dive, etc.

Shoot Phone Photos Like a Pro at werd.com

Shoot Phone Photos Like a Pro

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, and pretty much all other phones, the clip-on Phone Lens Kit by Black Eye gives you 3 premium-quality lenses to seriously enhance your phone photography: a 2.5X telephoto, a distortion-free 120º cinema wide-angle, and a super-wide 180º fisheye. The kit comes with a rugged case for travel.