Posts Tagged ‘dslr’

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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Canon 5Ds Won’t Have 4K, but the 1D C Just Got a $4K Price Drop and the 5D Mark IV Might

When the upcoming Canon 5Ds was leaked a couple of days ago, one of the features that was notably absent was 4K video recording. Instead, it will be a high-res, photo-centric DSLR that can capture 1920×1080 video at 30fps.
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Canon 5Ds Leaked! It’s a 50.6MP Full Frame DSLR

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It looks like the rumors were spot on. A sneak peek of the not-yet-announced Canon 5Ds full frame DSLR camera has leaked onto the Web. The photograph above shows what the high-resolution 50.6MP camera will look like.
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Watch How DSLR Shutters Work in 10,000FPS Super Slow Motion

If you want to see the mechanics of how a modern DSLR shutter works, one way to do so is through slow-motion captured with a high-speed camera. That’s what Gavin Free of The Slow Mo Guys recently did by pointing a Phantom Flex at his Canon 7D and capturing what goes on inside the mirror box during exposures of various shutter speeds.

By slowing down the movements after shooting at up to 10,000 frames per second, we get to see exactly what goes on in the camera in the blink of an eye.
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