Archive for the ‘Cameras’ category

Leaving Cheap, Focussing on Premium Compact & Mirrorless Cameras

The rapid and vast growth of smartphones has led to the shrinking of low-end compact camera sales. Although sometimes smartphone’s camera has no better image quality, it offers communication and online photo sharing features in its package.
“In the last two years, the selling of cheap compact cameras has been declining. According to last fiscal year, [...]

Announced Today, New Olympus PEN E-P5 to Come in July

Rumor regarding the next PEN camera is now answered. Two new PEN Micro Four Thirds system cameras, Olympus PEN E-P5 and E-PL6, have already been announced today.
“PEN E-P5 is planned to arrive in Indonesia around July. The price will be determined on early June,” said Sandy Chandra, Marketing Manager, Olympus Customer Care Indonesia. For E-PL6, [...]

HDR-GW66VE, Sony’s New Waterproof Handycam

A new waterproof pocket handycam from Sony is ready to record your outdoor activities. The HDR-GW66VE is waterproof to a depth of 10 m, dustproof, shockproof from heights of up to 1.5 m and also freeze proof to -10°C.
This handycam delivers full-HD 1920 x 1080/50p/50i AVCHD and 25p MP4 video from f/1.8-3.4 (16:9, equiv. to [...]

Hasselblad Ends Producing V System Camera

Hasselblad is to cease production of its 503CW medium format camera, the last V System camera in the company’s portfolio. This decision is said to take effect immediately which will bring an end also to the V System line.
“Everything has its place in time. The veteran 503CW combined with an extensive V System range of [...]

New Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V with Superzoom Lens

Claimed as the smallest and lightest camera in the world, Sony Cyber-Shot HX50V is measured at approximately 108.1 x 63.6 x 38.3 mm in size and at weight of 272 grams. More interesting, the camera is packed with 30x zoom lens which is equivalent with 24-720mm zoom in 35mm format.
With enhanced Optical SteadyShot 3-Way image [...]

Panasonic’s New Cameras & Superzoom Lens

Panasonic has announced three new products, namely Lumix DMC-G6 Micro Four Thirds (MFT) interchangeable lens camera, Lumix DMC-LF1 compact camera, and Lumix G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS lens.

As the successor of DMC-G5, the DMC-G6 mirrorless camera boasts a 16.05 MP Live MOS image sensor with the latest Venus Engine image processor for noise reduction [...]

Market Leader for a Decade

According to Canon Inc.’s survey, the company’s interchangeable lens digital camera (DSLR and compact system camera) has consistently maintained number one share worldwide, in terms of volume within the interchangeable lens digital camera market. And it has occurred for the 10-year period from 2003 to 2012.
In 2003, which was the dawn of DSLR camera, Canon [...]

New Sony A58 to be Launched Soon in Jakarta

The new Sony SLT A58 will have its official launch soon in Jakarta. According to Peggy Anastasia, Marketing Communication Department, PT Sony Indonesia, the launching event will be in this month.
A58 is equipped with a brand new Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with a high resolution of 20.1 effective megapixels. It also adopts BIONZ image [...]

New Ricoh GR Compact Camera to be Available for IDR 8-10 Millions

The successor of the GR Digital IV camera, the new Ricoh GR, boasts a newly developed 16.2 MP APS-C CMOS image sensor and high performance GR Engine V imaging engine. It is also equipped with 18.3mm f/2.8 GR lens with the angle of view equivalent to 28mm in the 35mm format.
With its nine-blade diaphragm and [...]

New Pocket Cinema Camera

In small and portable size, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is capable of shooting 1080p HD resolution ProRes 422 (HQ) movie. This camera boasts a 16mm 1080p HD sensor, super-wide 13 stops of dynamic range designated for shooting documentaries, photo journalism, episodic television production, independent film, and even war zones in the true quality of digital [...]