DSLR

Olympus E-P2 black kit and E-5 12MP tipped imminent

Olympus E-P2 black kit and E-5 12MP tipped imminent

Olympus' new Micro Four Thirds plans have been outed, and you won't have to wait long for the fruits of their development to arrive.  According to 43rumors, on Tuesday August 31st the company will announce a new E-P2 kit complete with a black 17mm lens and matching external flash, together with two new lenses, while on September 14th there'll be a new 12-megapixel Olympus E-5 to drool over.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 34 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 34 2010

Welcome to the latest edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! One of the big topics this week has been the details surfacing about the Apple iTV device that will replace the Apple TV epic fail. Kevin Rose claims that the device will have iAd-supported content and an iPad remote control. Rumors made the rounds early in the week that Apple and Verizon were still working out the details on the iPhone coming to the Verizon network. The question is if the iPhone will come soon or if they will wait for LTE networks to be rolled out.

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Canon EOS 60D debuts: 18MP, Full HD video & in-camera RAW editing

Canon EOS 60D debuts: 18MP, Full HD video & in-camera RAW editing

Canon has outed its latest DSLR, the EOS 60D, an 18-megapixel camera with Full HD video recording, a twisting & rotating 3-inch display, and a DIGIC 4 processor for in-camera RAW image editing.  For the first time on an EOS model, users of the 60D will be able to tweak Picture Style, White Balance (WB), Color Space, High-ISO Noise Reduction, Peripheral Illumination Correction, linear distortion correction and chromatic aberration correction from the camera itself, rather than waiting until they have access to a computer.

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Mamiya unveils new V-Grip Air for 645DF cameras

Mamiya unveils new V-Grip Air for 645DF cameras

We have covered the majorly high-end Mamiya digital DSLR medium format cameras before here on SlashGear with one of the more recent offerings being the DM40 back in March. Mamiya and Phase One have announced a new accessory for the Mamiya 645DF cameras that offers fast flash synchronization for the line of cameras.

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Sony A55 and A33 Translucent Mirror DSLRs: smaller, faster & continuous focus

Sony A55 and A33 Translucent Mirror DSLRs: smaller, faster & continuous focus

It's not just the A580 and A560 that Sony is unveiling today; the company also has a pair of new DSLRs using its Translucent Mirror Technology, the 16.2-megapixel A55 and 14.2-megapixel A33, to show off.  The new system trims things down by using a fixed, translucent mirror that splits the optical pathway between the main image sensor and a separate phase-detection autofocus sensor.  Not only does that allow for a smaller camera, but it also means live image previews and phase detection autofocus are available all the time, both via the viewfinder and the adjustable 3-inch LCD display.

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Periscope Camera Extends the Lens and Bends the Frame of Creativity

Periscope Camera Extends the Lens and Bends the Frame of Creativity

Let's face it. There's not a lot of differentiation between cameras. Amongst the point-and-shoots, and amidst the masses of DSLRs, they generally all look alike. There's nothing wrong with that, especially if you start looking at all the color options of those point-and-shoots, but we need something different! And, right on schedule, we've got a DSLR that's unique enough to grab our attention.

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