Cameras

Cyclops Gear CGX2 action cam records Ultra HD video

Cyclops Gear CGX2 action cam records Ultra HD video

Cyclops Gear has introduced its new CGX2 action camera. The company, which specializes in camera-equipped glasses and goggles, is offering the action camera now; it resembles the better-known GoPro alternatives, and boasts 4k Ultra HD video recording, among other things. This is the company’s follow up to the CGX camera, bringing some feature improvements and undercutting the Hero 4 with its $299 USD price tag.

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Leica M (Typ 262) rangefinder camera now available

Leica M (Typ 262) rangefinder camera now available

Leica has introduced its new Leica M (Typ 262) digital rangefinder camera. This is the company’s latest “M” camera, joining the existing Leica M, M-P (Typ 240) and M Monochrom (Typ 246) models. With the newest model, Leica says it offers “the most essential features” on a camera that embraces the “purest form” of photography. The camera maker has designed this M model to focus on the aspects it considers the “essentials.”

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RAW photos banned by Reuters

RAW photos banned by Reuters

Aiming for authenticity in news reporting - so they suggest - Reuters has banned the submission of RAW photos from photographers working with them in the field. This ruling has been passed down to freelance contributors to Reuters, and was released as a note from the news agency to freelance photographers that'd worked with them in the past. Photographers must now only submit photos to Reuters that were originally saved AS jpg files to their camera. RAW files will be turned away.

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Fujifilm X-Pro2 camera specs leak ahead of launch

Fujifilm X-Pro2 camera specs leak ahead of launch

The rumored Fujifilm X-Pro2 camera is the source of another leak, this one seemingly confirming existing specs while adding more into the mix. Furthermore, Magnum Photos inadvertently confirmed the camera’s planned premiere in a mistakenly published product page. According to that page, which has now been pulled, Fujifilm will be unveiling the X-Pro2, its followup to the X-Pro1, on January 15, 2016.

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LucidCam camera brings VR content creation to consumers

LucidCam camera brings VR content creation to consumers

Virtual reality holds as much promise for the entertainment industry as it does for the gaming industry, but it is still largely relegated to the realm of high-budget projects able to invest in large VR camera rigs. The team behind LucidCam aims to change that; they've developed a small pocketable camera with stereoscopic lenses that allows the everyday consumer to record VR content, and it won't cost more than the average smartphone.

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LG V10 Review Part I: replacing the Galaxy Note

LG V10 Review Part I: replacing the Galaxy Note

Over the past several years, Samsung and LG have waged a silent battle against one another. This was a battle of the big phones. The Samsung Galaxy Note reigned supreme for several generations, checking all the boxes for a power user. These must-haves included a removable battery, a massive display, expandable storage (via microSD slot), and an excellent camera. But in the same year that Samsung does away with two of these "must have" features for their most powerful smartphone, LG picks up the slack. In the LG V10 is the home for the power user.

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AEE S40 Pro Red action cam shoots Full HD, is now available

AEE S40 Pro Red action cam shoots Full HD, is now available

Following the launch of its AEE S60 Plus action cam earlier this month, the company is back with another model, this one that AEE S40 Pro Red Edition action cam. AEE Technology isn’t as well-known in North America as GoPro and the other big companies in the market, but it offers several small cameras for one’s adventures, and the S40 Pro is no exception. This model is small with a protruding fixed lens and variety of features, including Full HD video recording.

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Leica SL (Typ 601) mirrorless camera ships next month

Leica SL (Typ 601) mirrorless camera ships next month

Leica has launched its new Leica SL (Typ 601) full frame mirrorless camera alongside a new 24 - 90mm f/1.8-4 lens. The camera is hailed as a superior option among the mirrorless camera offerings out there, bringing with it a 24 megapixel CMOS sensor and lack of low-pass filter, as well as the maker’s Maestro II processor and up to 4k-resolution video recording. The camera is up for pre-order now, and will ship starting November 21.

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