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Geek builds DIY iPhone hotshoe attachment for DSLR

Geek builds DIY iPhone hotshoe attachment for DSLR

There are so many apps for the iPhone that you can find something to do just about anything you can think up. If you are a photographer there are bunches of apps that you can get on your iPhone that will turn your device into a light meter and a lot more. I can see the need to mount the iPhone to your camera if it is your light meter.

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Canon Exec: Mirrorless is the reserve of DSLR failures

Canon Exec: Mirrorless is the reserve of DSLR failures

A Canon exec has accused Micro Four Thirds and mirrorless camera manufacturers of entering the segments because their mainstream DSLR models were market failures. Canon's European head of consumer imaging, Rainer Fuehres, told Amateur Photographer that the company had no need to look to Micro Four Thirds or similar, because it had no issues selling either DSLRs or compact cameras.

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Canon opts into Intel Thunderbolt

Canon opts into Intel Thunderbolt

Canon has thrown in its support for Intel's Thunderbolt technology, joining a list of external drive and A/V interface companies already onboard. According to Hiroo Edakubo, Group Executive of Canon's Video Products Group, the company is "excited about Thunderbolt technology and feel it will bring new levels of performance and simplicity to the video creation market."

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Clear Sony Alpha DSLR gets felt up, still not likely to see production

Clear Sony Alpha DSLR gets felt up, still not likely to see production

I have never been a big fan of Sony gear for many different reasons. I think the stuff tends to be overpriced compared to similar gear from competitors and often to be honest the stuff is just a bit boring. Sony unveiled a cool DSLR last month that had a clear case that let you see all the cool innards of the camera. That thing is the coolest product I have ever seen from Sony and the only product I have ever really wanted from the company other than the PS3.

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Olympus single-shot HDR camera in development tips insider

Olympus single-shot HDR camera in development tips insider

Olympus is reportedly working on a new camera with single shot HDR capabilities, able to create a high dynamic range image from a single frame. Most conventional HDR systems - such as that on the iPhone 4 for example - combine at least three frames of varying exposures to form a single picture with extra detail in both brighter and darker areas. However, according to 43 Rumors' source, Olympus is developing an in-camera HDR system that can do it with just one original frame to work from.

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Nikon D4 Thunderbolt rumor suggests high-speed tethered video

Nikon D4 Thunderbolt rumor suggests high-speed tethered video

Intel name-checked a number of storage and A/V companies on board with Thunderbolt and expecting to release products using the new 10Gbps port found on the early 2011 MacBook Pro, but we're already hearing other rumors about potential adopters currently flying under the radar. According to Nikon Rumors's source, the Nikon D4 will be the first DSLR to offer Thunderbolt as a connection option.

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USB Follow Focus makes a DSLR a serious filmmaking tool

USB Follow Focus makes a DSLR a serious filmmaking tool

When DSLRs started offering HD Video recording, independent and guerilla filmmakers finally were able to afford to get out of the camcorder ghetto while taking advantage of techniques that utilize depth of field.  But what they've really missed was the capability to accomplish a smooth "follow focus," which is the ability to focus from one part in the depth of field to another without causing camera movement.   That's where the Okii USB Follow  Focus Knob comes in handy.

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SlashGear Week in Review- Week 7 2011

SlashGear Week in Review- Week 7 2011

Welcome to another edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! Before we get into the meat today, I want to note that SlashGear will be at MWC 2011 next week and you can get your MWC fix by following the "MWC 2011" tag. Monday Canon outted a pair of new DSLR cameras for the entry-level user called the T3i and the T3. The cameras have nice features, the T3i will sell for $899.99 in kit form, and the T3 will be $599.99 in kit form.

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Sony translucent mirror DSLR prototype gets covetable casing

Sony translucent mirror DSLR prototype gets covetable casing

Sony has been showing off a new translucent mirror DSLR camera prototype in Japan this week, borrowing the same technology from the A33 and A55 cameras announced last year, and capable of live image previews and auto-focus in both still and video modes. Impress snapped some shots of the prototype, which is clad in a suitably transparent plastic shell.

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Canon Rebel T3i and T3 official: Affordable DSLRs

Canon Rebel T3i and T3 official: Affordable DSLRs

As expected, Canon has officially announced the new Canon EOS Rebel T3i, and the affordable DSLR also brings along a second model, the EOS Rebel T3. The T3i packs an 18-megapixel sensor, tilting/swivelling 3-inch display, ISO 100 to 6400 and Full HD 24p/25p/30p video capture. Meanwhile, the T3 has a 12.2-megapixel sensor, ISO 100 to 6400 and 720p video capture.

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Pentax K-r Bonnie Pink Model DSLR: limited edition, limited taste

Pentax K-r Bonnie Pink Model DSLR: limited edition, limited taste

LG will be giving G-Tablet buyers a pair of glasses so they can see the tablet's 3D display; maybe Pentax should give K-r Bonnie Pink Model special edition buyers a pair of sunglasses to protect their eyes from the garish, clashing colors? Named after Japanese popstar Bonnie Pink, this new K-r limited edition DSLR is based on the same 12.4-megapixel camera as announced in September last year.

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Canon EOS 600D spotted: Rebel T2i replacement ahoy?

Canon EOS 600D spotted: Rebel T2i replacement ahoy?

Certification for the Canon EOS 600D has been spotted in Korea, tipping the presumably imminent arrival of the updated DSLR. The new camera was submitted to the Korean Radio Research Agency on January 25, though beyond the official name we don't know what specs the shooter will offer.

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