Category: Cameras

Great suggestions for those thinking of doing drone photography

The link below goes to a great article. But I add tip #0 – make sure you are in an area where you can legally fly a quadcopter. Many enthusiasts live within 5 miles of airports and cannot legally fly unless they drive considerable distances. They may also find that there are restrictions at their destinations – no flying in National Parks or National Monuments and many state parks also prohibit...

 8K 3D VR 360 Pro camera introduced for $5,000

While 3D TV has vanished, VR 3D is now a growing market. The Insta360 Pro 2 is, obviously, marketed at professional applications, not consumers. 3D VR 180 cameras are more likely to be used by consumers due to their simplicity of use and not having to post process to remove the photographer from the scenes. Source: Insta360 Pro 2 is a VR Camera with Six Cameras for 8K 3D 360 Video

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...