Posts Tagged ‘dslr’

Pilot’s DSLR Jammed Airliner Joystick and Caused it to Plummet, Investigation Finds

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American and European regulations generally prohibit pilots from taking pictures while flying planes, and for good reason: sometimes the camera does get in the way of safe flight — literally.

An investigation in the UK has found that a military airliner took a terrifying 4,400 foot nosedive last year after the pilot’s DSLR got stuck next to the plane’s joystick.
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Landscape Photographer David Noton Discusses the 50MP Canon 5DS

Photographer David Noton was chosen by Canon to be the first landscape photographer in the world to experience a preproduction model of the new 50.6 megapixel Canon 5DS, the world’s highest resolution full frame DSLR. In this video, Noton, a Canon Explorer, shares his thoughts about the 5DS.
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Nikon D7200: A 24.2MP DSLR Focused on Speed and Sharpness for Photo and Video

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Nikon today announced its new D7200, a 24.2-megapixel lightweight DSLR camera geared toward photography and videography enthusiasts. It boasts sharper image quality, a bigger buffer, improved autofocusing in low-light, and serious features for video recording.
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This is How the Home Shopping Network Tried to Sell the Canon Rebel T3i Back in 2012

Here’s a humorous video showing how the Home Shopping Network tried to sell a Canon Rebel T3i package on TV back in 2012. They do get some facts about the camera and photography right, but other statements they make may cause you to chuckle (or shake your head in disbelief).
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Nikon J5 May Be the First Nikon Camera to Offer 4K, Expected with the D7200 Soon

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Canon just had a torrent of new product announcements earlier this month, and now it looks like Nikon will follow suit with some big announcements of its own.

There’s new word that Nikon will soon be announcing a new DSLR and a new mirrorless camera, the latter of which may be the first Nikon camera to offer 4K video recording.
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Humor: What Canon Actually Thinks About the DSLR Video ‘Revolution’

Andrew Reid of EOSHD created this parody video imagining what the big wigs over at Canon actually think about the DSLR video ‘revolution’ they helped kick off. He added his own subtitle translations to a viral meme video of a Spanish man laughing during an interview. (Sorry if you’re a Spanish speaker.)

The clip was made for a review Reid recently did of the $11,500 Canon C300 cinema camcorder. “…at the back of my mind throughout my C300 experience, I couldn’t help imagining this,” he writes.

(via EOSHD via Reddit)

The Nikon D810A is the World’s First Full Frame DSLR for Astrophotography

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Today Nikon officially announced its special D810 version for astrophotography that had been talked about starting a couple of weeks ago. Called the D810A, the camera is the world’s first full frame DSLR that’s optimized for astrophotography purposes.
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Pentax K-S2: A 20MP DSLR with More LCD Flexibility and Less LED Flashiness

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Ricoh wants to win photographers over to its Pentax K-S line of DSLRs. The company’s first offering, the K-S1, was laughed at for its strange futuristic design that included strange glowing lights in different parts of the camera body. Some called it the worst camera of 2014, and a botched marketing photo didn’t help the cause.

Today Ricoh unveiled a successor that aims to turn the tide of public opinion. The K-S2 is a 20MP APS-C sensor DSLR that opts for a safer and more traditional design.
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Canon Rebel T6s and T6i Unveiled: 24.2MP Entry-Level DSLRs with Two Tiers of Features

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Canon has split one of its popular entry-level DSLR lines into two separate DSLRs. Today the company announced the Rebel T6s (760D) and the Rebel T6i (750D) to succeed the T5i (700D). Both cameras feature a 24.2MP APS-C sensor, up from 18MP, but the T6s is the more advanced camera that offers some features that the T6i doesn’t.
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Full-Frame Pentax DSLR Will Arrive by the End of the Year, Says Ricoh

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If you’re a Pentax shooter who has been waiting for years to buy a full-frame K-mount DSLR, your wait will soon be coming to an end. Pentax parent company Ricoh has finally officially announced that it’s developing a full frame Pentax DSLR.
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