Category: Cameras

Nikon discontinues Nikon 1 product line, abandons Nikon 1 consumers #Nikon @NikonUSA #Nikon1

Nikon discontinues entire Nikon 1 line, including cameras and lenses. Consumers who bought into Nikon’s 1″ sensor system stuck with a dead end lens system. As seen in this chart, the camera line de facto existed for about 4 years, from its introduction in September 2011 to its last new camera introduction in late 2015: Photography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration Source: Has Nikon Shuttered Its 1 Series Line of...

First Google VR180 3D camera product released

Timed with the release of the Mirage Solo headset, Lenovo is also releasing the first camera based on Google’s 180 tech. The Lenovo Mirage Camera, which seems to be geared heavily toward YouT… Source: The first 3D camera built on Google VR180 tech arrives | TechCrunch YouTube dropped its original Flash 3D support and switched to HTML 5, which lacked most of the original 3D capabilities. 3D is seen migrating to...

Adorama has some great deals on micro Four Thirds cameras

Note – I own an E-M10 Mark II and it is my favorite camera for still photography. Photo: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless MFT Camera w/14-42mm EZ Lens/ED 40mm-150mm Regular Price: $998 | Sale Price:$649 | Exp 03/30   Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Mirrorless Camera Body Silver Black Regular Price: $1198 | Sale Price:$849 | Exp 03/31   MeFOTO 52mm Wild Blue Yonder Circular Polarizer Filter – Green Filter Ring Regular...

Common photography aspect ratios and print sizes are arbitrary

Still photography and motion pictures have, over history, used aspect ratios such as 4:3, 3:2, or for printing 4×5, 8×10 and what not. These choices were arbitrary – based on practical design and implementation considerations of the time. The popular 8×10 paper size came from how fine paper was originally manufactured and sliced down to size by hand, in Dutch paper mills and corresponded to the equipment size readily handled by...