As I announced back in June of 2010, Canon has been at work on a mirrorless camera and they've finally launched it. It's called the EOS M. It uses a new EF-M lens mount and its specs are pretty much what we expect mirrorless DSLRs to have these days. It ships in four colors: black … Continue reading Camera preview: Canon EOS M
Flickr launched a new feature they call People in Photos a few hours ago, on October 21, 2009. It lets you tag people in your photos or in your contacts' photos. I guess it was only a matter of time before this happened. While Riya and iPhoto went the route of computer-aided facial recognition, which … Continue reading Flickr launches People in Photos
The Canon EOS-1D Mark IV pro DSLR was officially announced by Canon today, October 20, 2009. The specs are really good and they show Canon's been hard at work on a solid response to Nikon's latest DSLRs. Many photographers were disappointed with Canon because of their 2008-2009 DSLR product releases, which didn't seem to keep … Continue reading Camera preview: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV DSLR
On August 19, Canon announced the launch of the new flagship PowerShot digital camera, the G11. Having shot extensively with a G10 this summer, I'm ambivalent about upgrading to the G11. For one thing, I welcome the better low light capabilities. While the G10 showed some noise when shooting in low light, it was acceptable … Continue reading Camera preview: Canon PowerShot G11
Back in November of 2006, I had a few ideas about taking foolproof photos. I predicted that it wouldn't be long before we might see in-camera HDR. That feature is now here. Let me show you two cameras that have recently become availble. They both do in-camera HDR. Ricoh CX1 Here's what Ricoh says about … Continue reading In-camera HDR now here
I reviewed the new 5D Mark II back in October of 2008, and my decision back then was to wait until they've worked out the bugs. It looks like I did the right thing. I've been hearing quite a bit lately about focus issues with the camera. It looks like it can't focus properly. It's … Continue reading Canon 5D Mark II soft focus due to camera or lens?
On August 23, 2007, Nikon introduced two new DSLRs to the market: the full frame D3, and the D300, an upgrade to the D200. I'm late with this bit of news -- I meant to publish the post sooner, but I was out of the country and I had less access to the internet that … Continue reading Camera preview: Nikon D3 and D300 DSLRs