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Articles tagged with: DSLR

Olympus E-PL3 Coming This September

With Sony having released its entry level DSLRs: the alpha-nex 3D ad alpha-nex 5D, Electronics rival Olympus has also planned to release a camera having features both of a compact camera and a DSLR. Therefore, Olympus announced its interchangeable lens camera, the Olympus E-PL3 in June. But no information was provided regarding the price and release date of the unit.

Now, Olympus has at least announced the month of its arrival in the US which is September 2011. The camera will feature a 12.3 megapixel sensor with an interchangeable lens capability, a Live MOS sensor, TruePic VI image processors and an ISO ceiling of 12,800.

Sanyo’s New Eneloop Rechargeable Batteries

While Sanyo has been selling its Eneloop rechargeable batteries for a long time, the company recently unleashed its new Eneloop Pro batteries, featuring a power capacity that is 25% greater than previous batteries.

Rather than going through cases of batteries in a year’s time, rechargeable batteries offer the savings, convenience, and environmental awareness needed to keep the planet green. Sanyo recommends using these new batteries for “high drain” devices such as digital cameras or flashlights.

Panasonic Lumix GF3 Coming Soon!

Panasonic has just revealed the smallest of its Lumix G camera along with its new GF3 interchangeable lens. The camera has a 12.1MP Live MOS sensor and runs on a Venus Engine VII HD images processor. The GF3 earns the title for capturing DSLR-like image quality in its small and compact design.

The new GF3 is 17% smaller and 16% lighter than the Lumix GF2 which should be noticeable on those long photo shoot days. Users will be able to capture Full HD video recording with full time AF Tracking. The camera has a 3″ touchscreen display, showing a 460K dot LCD.

Lomography Rolls Out LC-Wide Plastic Camera

Lomography has just unleashed a new plastic camera that uses 35mm film and plastic cameras. A lomography camera uses cheaply made materials to create colorful and dreamy photographs. Each camera is unique and its effects vignetting and light leaks are valued as part of the imperfect vintage look. This camera is called the LC-Wide and comes at a $389, a price most do not consider cheap.

The camera features a 17mm Minigon Ultra-Wide Angle Lens. The LC-Wide camera gives users the freedom of choosing three different photo formats (full, half, or square) as well as choosing vibrant colors, strong vignetting, and multiple exposures.

Sigma Announces 46MP Camera

Electronics manufacturer, Sigma has just released a very high-end 46 megapixel DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex) camera that is sure to capture the highest quality photos. Hitting the ultra-high benchmark of megapixels doesn’t come easy. Sigma used a three-layer sensor, made up of 15MP per layer, using a True II Image processor.

The super sharp camera also produces 100 to 6,400 iso sensitivity, 11-point auto-focus and has a magnesium body with sealed o-rings. The camera features a three-inch 460,000 color LCD that ensures the photographer that only the best photos be taken.

Panasonic Lumix G3 Comes Out Today

Panasonic will officially reveal its G3 Micro Four Thirds camera today. The camera is expected to be 25% smaller and get a 15.8MP sensor. The camera will feature an ultra-fast autofocus and have a maximum sensitivity of ISO 6400; we are not yet sure if this will get the improved light performance of the GH2. The camera is expected to record beautiful 1080p video and manage continuous 4FPS for action photos.

Sony A390, Great Budget DSLR Camera

Sony’s A390, starting at 350 pounds, is one of the cheapest DSLRs on the market. It features a bit of a restyling from the previous A380. For the price, the A390 is one of the best deals money can buy. The camera comes equipped with a 2.7-inch LCD screen that can be tilted for better viewing and comes with Live View that lets you check out the action when filming or setting up tripod shots.

The camera has a 14.7 MP sensor that allows it to be a powerhouse at taking sharp photos.

The New Sony Style Experience

Sony is going for a new experience for its consumers, a more open and brighter experience. A new Sony Store has opened today in the Westfield Shopping Mall in Century City. To celebrate the grand opening, Sony is giving away over 100 prizes, ranging from a VAIO notebook to a Sony Internet TV. If you’ve been to a Sony Style store before, you would have noticed how cramped the store can feel. Often times you’d find yourself saying “excuse me” just to make sure you can pass through a narrow aisle.

On a crowded day, the store was too uncomfortable to stay in for long, especially if you are just browsing their electronics without having your eyes set on any one piece of technology. Fortunately, Sony has realized this and will be building larger stores allowing for better