Digital Camera

Rogue Safari pop-up flash booster creates eight times more light

Rogue Safari pop-up flash booster creates eight times more light

If you're a digital photographer who uses a DSLR camera you have probably wished your pop-up flash was brighter on more than one occasion. A company called ExpoImaging has announced a new device designed to test your DSL are and significantly increase the light output created by your pop-up flash. The product is called the Rouge Safari Pop-Up Flash Booster.

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 mirrorless camera is ruggedized with fast autofocus

Olympus OM-D E-M1 mirrorless camera is ruggedized with fast autofocus

Olympus has trotted out an interesting new Micro Four Thirds mirrorless digital camera that has some very interesting features. Olympus says that the new digital camera will provide the highest ever image quality offered in one of its cameras thanks to a new 16.3-megapixel LiveMOS sensor and a new TruePic VII image processor. The camera also offers high-speed Dual Fast AF.

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Ricoh Theta hands-on: 360 panoramas in a single shot

Ricoh Theta hands-on: 360 panoramas in a single shot

Just about any modern smartphone can shoot a panoramic photo these days, and some even a 360-degree photo, but it's a time-consuming process; Ricoh wants to change all that with the Theta, capable of capturing a full spherical image in a single snap. Rather than the ponderous snap-and-stitch that builds up a 360 shot from individual frames, the Theta pairs two 5-megapixel sensors on either side of a slim bar that can collectively grab all the data simultaneously. We grabbed some hands-on time at IFA 2013; read on for our first impressions.

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Panasonic Lumix GX7 hands-on

Panasonic Lumix GX7 hands-on

Panasonic's Lumix GX7 is the latest in a long line of interchangeable lens cameras, raising the game with features you might normally associate with full-sized DSLRs like an adjustable viewfinder. Announced last month, the GX7 takes Panasonic's camera design back to a more retro place, looking particularly good in the two-tone finish we spotted at IFA 2013 today. Beauty is more than skin-deep, however.

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