Photography

    Canon Introduces Full-Frame, Mirrorless EOS RP Camera at werd.com

    Canon Introduces Full-Frame, Mirrorless EOS RP Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Canon’s all-new EOS RP is the smallest and lightest full-frame EOS camera ever made. This compact mirrorless model is lighter and more affordable than the EOS R that precedes it and only slightly less powerful. The RP features a 26.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 image processor, with an expandable ISO range of 100-40000 & 5 FPS continuous shooting capability. For video, the camera shoots 4K footage at 25fps with 8-bit color depth. The camera also offers wi-fi/bluetooth connectivity & USB charging. Available for pre-order now.

    Leica Unveils a Limited M10-P Rangefinder with New Cinematic Functions at werd.com

    Leica Unveils a Limited M10-P Rangefinder with New Cinematic Functions

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Society of Cinematographers, Leica created a special limited-edition ASC variant of its M10-P digital rangefinder camera. Aside from ASC branding on the top plate and the gold-finished Leica Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH lens, it looks like other M10 models. But it’s got what they don’t: 2 built-in cinematic modes. The“ASC Cine Classic” mode recreates the look of 35mm motion-picture film & the “ASC Contemporary” mode mimics the digital look of more modern movies.

    Step-Up Your Video Shoots with the SwitchPod Tripod at werd.com

    Step-Up Your Video Shoots with the SwitchPod Tripod

    Posted in Gear and Photography

    For vloggers and content creators of all sorts, the SwitchPod will come in handy. Literally. This lightweight, compact handheld tripod works with any camera, from a phone to a DSLR, and seriously simplifies the video making process as well as delivering solid selfies. Its magnet-loaded legs allow you to switch between handheld handle and tripod with the flick of the wrist to keep your shooting running smooth and seamless. The universal 1/4-20” mount allows you to not only attach any camera but even pro-quality release plates and ball heads. A funded Kickstarter.

    The Black Hornet PRS is a Combat-Proven, Pocket-Sized Drone at werd.com

    The Black Hornet PRS is a Combat-Proven, Pocket-Sized Drone

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    FLIR’s Black Hornet PRS is an “airborne personal reconnaissance system for dismounted soldiers.” Translation: it’s a pocket-size drone originally designed for military units who need undetectable recon in combat situations. This combat-proven drone is extremely light, nearly silent, and boasts a flight time up to 25 minutes. It uses EO & infrared optical technologies to transmit live video & HD still images day or night. The imagery is transmitted through an encrypted data link with ranges up to 2 kilometers & is stored on removable SD cards in the device. No word yet on civilian availability.

    For Better Phone Photos, Pull Out the Pocket Tripod PRO at werd.com

    For Better Phone Photos, Pull Out the Pocket Tripod PRO

    Posted in Gear and Photography and Tech

    You’d probably carry a tripod if it fit in your wallet, right? Okay, well the Pocket Tripod PRO does. It’s the size of a credit card and twice as thick, so it slides right into your pocket or wallet. And despite its small size, it delivers all the essential functions you’d expect from a full-size tripod: Carbon fiber legs, angle indicator, soft-contact grip, and fluid tilt adjustment.

    Human Eyes Technologies Unveils 5.7K VR Camera at werd.com

    Human Eyes Technologies Unveils 5.7K VR Camera

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The Vuze XR is the world’s first 5.7K VR camera, a handheld system that uses two lenses to capture VR content and shoot ridiculously sick 2D 180-degree footage or stabilized 3D 360-degree footage at 5.7K resolution at 30fps and 4K at 60fps. With a cross-platform editing app, you can dial in footage either in-camera or on your desktop.

    The 4K Arlo Ultra Security Cam is Your Eyes & Ears for Home Security at werd.com

    The 4K Arlo Ultra Security Cam is Your Eyes & Ears for Home Security

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    The Arlo Ultra is the security camera brand’s most powerful device yet. It features a 4K Ultra HD resolution sensor with high dynamic range (HDR), a 4K lens with a 180º field of view and it has an integrated spotlight that lights up anyone or anything that moves within its view. There is also audio detection that listens for odd noises. When something suspicious is seen or heard it can sound a screeching siren and even call 911. Comes with a 1-year subscription for storing your footage.

    DJI’s Osmo Pocket Will Turn You Into a Gimbal God at werd.com

    DJI’s Osmo Pocket Will Turn You Into a Gimbal God

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The Osmo Pocket is the smallest action camera & handheld 3-axis gimbal the drone lords at DJI have ever created. It records 4K 60fps video with mechanical stabilization that gives your motion clips a cinematic look no matter how radical you’re getting. It has features like Auto-track to follow the motion of your subject, a 3X3 panoramic mode and the battery lasts for 140 minutes.

    Stealth Style: The Killspencer Camera Pack at werd.com

    Stealth Style: The Killspencer Camera Pack

    Posted in Bags and Gear and Photography

    Designed to carry your compact camera & one lens, the cross-body Camera Pack from L.A.-based Killspencer is constructed of premium black full-grain leather. It features Swiss-made Riri zippers, a cordura and mesh padded interior and multiple pockets for photo accessories & personal items. The nylon waist/shoulder strap is adjustable. Made in the USA.

    The One X is a 360º Action Camera You Can Throw at werd.com

    The One X is a 360º Action Camera You Can Throw

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    The One X camera from Insta360 is a throwable 360º action camera that features advanced omnidirectional image stabilization, twin ultra-wide lenses & captures video in 5.7K at 30 fps. For super crisp super-slow-mo, it has 2 Slow motion modes: 50 fps at 4K and 100 fps at 3K. And because it’s throwable, it will open up possibilities for tossing—literally throwing—this thing right into the action to grab insane 360º slo-mo’s you just couldn’t get with other action cameras.

    Pictar Pro Makes Your Phone More Like a DSLR at werd.com

    Pictar Pro Makes Your Phone More Like a DSLR

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    With a Pictar Pro, your phone camera is upgraded to deliver better images with more DSLR-like controls. It gives your iPhone or Android device a camera-like grip as well as a viewfinder, shutter button, a zoom toggle, manual control wheels for exposure & mode adjustment, and an extra battery. And even with all these features and controls, it doesn’t require a wi-fi or wired connection to your phone.

    The Hero7 Black is GoPro’s Most Advanced Camera Yet at werd.com

    The Hero7 Black is GoPro’s Most Advanced Camera Yet

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    GoPro just dropped a new flagship action camera, the Hero7 Black. This new model is the same dimensions as its predecessors in the 6 series lineup but features much improved image stabilization called Hypersmooth, livestreaming capability, and a hyperlapse time-lapse mode. 4K video capture at 60 FPS, fully waterproof & secure cloud storage via subscription. Overall a solid upgrade.

    Lumapod is the Tripod You’ll Never Leave at Home at werd.com

    Lumapod is the Tripod You’ll Never Leave at Home

    Posted in Gear and Photography and Tech

    Lumapod has created the world’s first ultra-portable tripods specifically for smartphone, GoPro, Mirrorless and DSLR cameras. Designed for speed and convenience, the 2 models weigh practically nothing (.88lbs. & 1.65lbs) set up in seconds, and are ultra-compact, so you’ll never leave it at home. The Lumapod Kickstarter funded in just 90 minutes.

    Litra Lights Are Bright Alright at werd.com

    Litra Lights Are Bright Alright

    Posted in Gear and Photography and Tech

    The lights from Litra deliver pro-level light in a crazy compact package. They call it “Studio Lighting In Your Pocket.” We can’t argue. The 4-mode LitraTorch delivers up to 2200 lumens with waterproof & military grade ruggedness—at 810G MIL SPEC rating. For photos & video, they deliver flicker-free (5700 kelvin) day light & for biking, camping & general life-after-dark applications, they’re unbeatable. 4-hour battery life, waterproof to 30m & they feature multiple mounting points for shedding light on all your nighttime adventures.

    The EOS-R is Canon’s First Full-Frame Mirrorless DSLR at werd.com

    The EOS-R is Canon’s First Full-Frame Mirrorless DSLR

    Posted in Photography and Tech

    Canon’s latest DSLR launches a whole new system for the brand. The EOS-R is their first 30.3 MP full-frame mirrorless camera, which also features a new lens mount system. In addition to the sensor, it features a Digic 8 image processor capable of 8 FPS continuous shooting, ISO that ranges from 100 up to 102,400, plus a Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus that offers an incredible 5,655 selectable AF points; Canon claims it also has the fastest AF system in the world. The RF lens mount system is designed to improve speed & communication between camera & lens electronics while still working with existing EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lenses.