Tagged: Camera Lens

Olympus Air A01 – One of its kind smartphone controlled DSLR camera lens

Olympus Air A01 smartphone controlled DSLR lens

Olympus Air A01 smartphone controlled DSLR lens

In a world dominated by social networks that prompt you to share your life via photographs with your friends, the urge to come-up with eye-catchy photos is in trend these days. Smartphone manufacturers are coming up with photo-centric phones that have excellent picture quality, but to be frank none of them can compete with the DSLR’s. No matter how good a photographer you are, smartphone cameras have their limitations. Keeping this in mind Olympus have come up with a new concept for quality photography with your smartphone.
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CES 2014: Kodak’s PixPro smart lenses for improved smartphone photography

Kodak's PixPro smart lenses

There is no denying the large technological gap between smartphone cameras and dedicated camera systems; a gap that is turning away many an amateur photography enthusiast. Well, Kodak has followed the footsteps of Sony to bridge this commercial void with their PixPro series of smart lenses, showcased at CES 2014. Similar to the working nature of Sony QX , these lenses attach to the smartphone, thus allowing the long cherished dream of a good, proper snap from your mobile device. The long zoom accessories are compatible with both Android and iOS devices, and can controlled via a freely downloaded app.

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Nikon 1 AW1 camera is waterproof and shockproof for limitless shooting anywhere

Nikon 1 AW1 camera

Taking your camera to places where there is water can be quite risky as you run into the risk of getting it wet and perhaps beyond repair. Be it on a beach or during adventure sports like kayaking. Keeping this in mind Nikon 1 AW1 has been released, which is a waterproof (up to 15 meters) and shockproof camera (from 2 meters) with freeze-proof credentials (to -10 degrees Celsius) too. The camera is specifically targeted towards hobbyist cameraman who like to go on a lot of adventure trips. It comes with an interchangeable lens option and the two lens compatible with Nikon 1 AW1 are as rugged as the camera body itself make from stainless steel. Total weight of the camera is 11 ounces and the overall dimensions are 4.5×2.9×1.5 inches. The two lens Nikkor AW 10mm f/2.8 and Nikkor AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 are capable of functioning even at the depths of 20 meters. To make switching of lenses easy in extreme environment, Filter AW 40.5 NC attachment will also be available in the next spring.


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Camera Lens Ring made to complement your passion

For all photography lovers and others who love cameras for more reasons than one, Titanium Buzz has designed a lens-inspired wedding ring. Dubbed the Camera Lens Ring, it is similar to a camera lens dedicatedly made to lure photographers getting married or have deep passion for their work and would love to wear a love band that expresses their passion. The ring is embedded with AF/MF autofocus toggle switch and in appearance is like the bottom side of the lens. Read More…

Camera taxidermy portrayed in Birds of Aperture by Paul Octavious

Birds of Aperture by Paul Octavious

When you combine the art of taxidermy and old vintage cameras, the end result is flying camera with wings, well at least in pictures. Paul Octavious, who is a photographer and a keen collector of vintage cameras with some of these exquisite cameras being the ones given to him by his grandfather, got inspired by the art of taxidermy and therefore came up with this unique idea of stuffing up dead birds with cameras. Although for his art only real bird wings are used, as they are attached to old cameras, making them sort of Camera Birds. Interestingly the eyes of the birds are depicted by the dual camera lenses making it a very niche form of art on display.


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Canon EOS Rebel SL1 – The world’s smallest and lightest DSLR camera for professional and naïve users

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR Camera

Canon has revealed the world’s smallest and lightest DSLR camera, the EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR Camera that boasts-of an 18 megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and an exceptionally high class DIGIC 5 Image Processor. This whole package gives this DSLR camera an edge over other competitors in the image quality and speed criterion for a point and shoot camera. Weighing only 14.36 oz and the camera body measuring 4.6″ (W) x 3.57″ (H) x 2.74″ (D) the Canon EOS Rebel SL1 camera is almost 3/4th the size of its big brother EOS Rebel T4i digital camera. With an ISO range of 100-12800 (expandable to height 25600) for photo shooting and ISO-6400 (expandable to height 12800) for video the possibilities for shooting in low light as well as bright lighting with that perfect click are immense.

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Microscope and Note Detector with LED for iPhone 5 provides 60 times zoom on miniscule objects

Get ready for some microscopic action with your iPhone 5 as you go on scanning for miniscule objects and checking watermark of paper notes. This Microscope with LED for iPhone 5 (Model No. IPA-IP5MIC) by OTAS is a cool accessory that turns your iPhone 5 into a full blown microscope with its powerful lens. To make sure that you are able to see things very clear and sharp, there are two LED lights attached to the lens. With the ability to magnify things 60 times more than what your iPhone 5’s built-in camera can shoot clearly in zoom mode, this is a must have tool for geeky scientists who like to take every little thing under the scanner.
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Hoocap is a lens cap that turns into a lens hood anytime you want

As a photographer you very well know how cumbersome can it be to handle loads of lens and other photography equipment while shooting. So it would be great if you have one less thing to carry and worry about in your stuffed backpack. Hoocap is one product that I’m sure every photographer will love to buy as morphs from a lens hood into a lens cap and vice-versa, which by-the-way is a very useful functionality considering the need to keep stains and scratches off your priceless lens without having to open your kit again and again.
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Autographer is world’s first compact wearable camera with auto detect photography feature

When we talk of wearable technologies how we cannot expect a gadget like camera to be astray from this latest trend. Capturing your favorite shots is now going to be much more fun as Autographer, world’s first wearable camera will change the way we were accustomed to capture time in frozen frames. Boasting off a 136 degree eye view lens having 5 in-built sensors, this custom built 5 megapixel camera is beefed up with advanced algorithms that tell you the exact catchy moment when you should click a photo. This is done by calculating the changes in temperature, color, direction or any subject in front of the camera in motion or still. Autographer can be easily worn around your neck just like a locket so that whenever it detects a key moment for the shot, the picture is clicked automatically in single shot mode or continuous one which can be used to make a stop-frame video too.
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