Monthly Archive: April 2012

Panasonic is considering the use of Android?

43 Rumors | Blog | Panasonic is considering the use of Android?. I have been urging the adoption of software development kits for today’s “smart cameras” for some time, including speaking to each of the major camera companies at the 2011 and 2012 CES, urging them to do this for at least one camera model. We can keep hoping!

New Nikon Cameras – Should Canon Shooters Switch?

Actually, if you switch from Canon to Nikon, your photography will instantly achieve astonishing levels of beauty and effectiveness, and you will be able to print your photographs at least twice as large and with more 3D-effect, accurate rendering, and enhanced micro contrast. Viewers will marvel aloud at the lack of shadow noise banding and the remarkable freedom from distortion and aberrations in your work. New Nikon Cameras – Should Canon...

Video comparison: iPhone4 vs. iPhone4S vs. iPad2 vs. New iPad

So which Apple device shoots the best video? Well, best is a matter of opinion. But to help form that opinion, I shot some identical video using an iPhone4, iPhone4S, iPad2 and the new iPad. via Video Shootout – iPhone4 vs. iPhone4S vs. iPad2 vs. New iPad | Web Video Secrets Podcast – WebVideoUniversity.com.

Panasonic GH2 at $599 – Nice

Panasonic GH2 at $599!! – Expires 4/21 | CanonWatch. Nice. Canon Watch is now promoting Panasonic’s Lumix GH-2 – which is said to have better video than the new Canon 5D Mark III, but for a fraction of the latter’s price. In fact, you can buy about seven GH-2s for the price of the Mark III 🙂 The 5D, of course, is a full frame camera that excels at certain types...

YouTube feature converts 2D videos into 3D

YouTube turns 1080p HD into 3D. I have used the beta release version of this feature with reasonably good success. There are many approaches to sensing depth cues in 2D video that can be used to create a 3D image. One of the simplest is when the camera or the subject are moving. By looking at one frame, and then another frame offset by a small number of frames (depending on...