DSLR

EZ-Steady camera stabilizer finds massive KickStarter support pre-launch

EZ-Steady camera stabilizer finds massive KickStarter support pre-launch

It appears that one inventor / designer by the name of Kyle Hart is sitting in a pretty great place after his EZ-Steady- iPhone, DSLR, GoPro Camera Stabilizer has found over $30,000 USD in backing money on crowdfunding site KickStarter with 19 days left to go - with an idea so simply wonderful as this, it's no wonder! What this design consists of essentially is a camera mount, a handle that allows the stand to move freely whilst still attached, and a bar that wraps down below the handle with weights attached so that the whole rig can be balanced. What we've got here is a steadycam setup made real for all manner of personal cameras - coming soon!

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Nikon D800 DSLR reportedly leaks

Nikon D800 DSLR reportedly leaks

Details of Nikon's upcoming D800 DSLR have leaked, including photos of the much-anticipated 36-megapixel camera. Said to be smaller and lighter than the Nikon D700, despite offering three times the sensor resolution and a bigger display, the D800 should also deliver better video quality than the D3s according to Nikon Rumors' sources, offering capture options at up to 1080p/30/25/24.

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Edelkrone Pocket Rig helps to stabilize your DSLR for better photos and video

Edelkrone Pocket Rig helps to stabilize your DSLR for better photos and video

When I am shooting photos with my DSLR I never use the longer exposure the camera is capable of unless I have a tripod with me because I can’t hold still long enough to take a shot that isn't blurry unless the exposure is short and quick. I can only imagine shooting video using your camera would be even more difficult. If you are after more stability for your video and photo shooting, the Pocket Rig is aimed at you.

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Hasselblad unveils H4X camera body for trade-ins

Hasselblad unveils H4X camera body for trade-ins

Hasselblad has announced a new medium-format camera body called the H4X following its release of a series of H4D cameras in recent years. The H4D-40 camera unveiled early last year offered a whopping 40-megapixel CCD sensor, but it also came with a huge price tag just shy of $20,000. For those Hasselblad fans that already own previous generations of H1, H2, and H2F bodies, they can now upgrade to the H4X instead at a relatively more affordable price by trading in their existing gear.

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Nikon D3 camera costume really works

Nikon D3 camera costume really works

If there's one thing I like about Halloween, it's the ability of ordinary every-day inventors to create designs that not only work, they fit on their person. That's what's happened here with a dude named Tyler Card and his fully functional custom-made camera costume. Photos go in the front, photos get displayed on the back. Is this the ultimate all-time best-ever camera enthusiast costume? Or is it just super neato?

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Canon has produced 50M EOS-Series SLR cameras and 70M EF lenses

Canon has produced 50M EOS-Series SLR cameras and 70M EF lenses

Canon has announced a significant milestone in the production of the EOS camera series and EF lenses production cycle. Canon has now produced 50 million EOS-series SLR digital cameras and 70 million EL lenses to go with those digital cameras. Production of the EOS SLR cameras started in 1987. That would include some film cameras and some DSLR units as well looking at the dates.

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Canon EOS-1D X official: $6.8k 18MP DSLR due March 2012

Canon EOS-1D X official: $6.8k 18MP DSLR due March 2012

Canon has revealed its latest DSLR, the Canon EOS-1D X, an 18-megapixel camera packing dual DIGIC 5+ processors and Full HD video recording. Weatherproof and targeting professional photographers, the EOS-1D X replaces Canon's existing EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS-1D Mark IV DSLRs, adding 61-Point High Density Reticular AF, 14-bit A/D data conversion and 12fps continuous shooting at full resolution (in JPEG mode).

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Canon DSLRs may get aperture adjustment rings

Canon DSLRs may get aperture adjustment rings

Canon may soon be offering aperture adjustment rings for its DSLR cameras. Adjusting apertures on modern day DSLRs has been relegated to electronic controls that make it difficult to get a smooth transition between aperture settings, which is especially important when it comes to recording videos. Thanks to a patent application from Canon, we now know that they've been working on addressing this issue.

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Samsung NX200 DSLR Hands-On

Samsung NX200 DSLR Hands-On

As you may well have seen earlier this week in some news straight out of Berlin's own IFA 2011, Samsung has released information about their newest DSLR with interchangeable lens, the NX200. All the information about the camera as it existed in its original release form can be found in the post Samsung NX200 gets official with i-Function 2.0 lenses in tow. You'll find out instantly that this device is part of a larger environment that includes a whole slew of additional lenses, all of this in the size and form factor of a compact point-and-shoot. We got the opportunity to take a hands-on quick look at this device this week as well, filmed and published below for you to take part in the fun!

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Sony A77 24-Megapixel Camera Updated Photos (and Specs) Leak

Sony A77 24-Megapixel Camera Updated Photos (and Specs) Leak

We've certainly seen this device before a few times: in a video, with a couple of battery grip photos, and in some tiny preview images. Today we get our best look yet at Sony's brand new 24-megapixel with two-way swivel display on the back and that big bright red "a" staring you down in the front. It's lovely, it's beautiful, it's ready for action, and we've got the most updated specs right here, right now.

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