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9th Generation - IPhone 6s & 6s Plus

The new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus   It's that time of year again when we, hardcore IPhone fans, welcome the newest incarnation of our favorite gadget. A few hours ago, Apple's CEO Tim Cook unveiled the 9th generation of its popular smart phone in Cal...
by Atomic Vision on Sep 9, 2015

Sony Announces HX90V with 30x Optical Zoom Lens

Sony has recently announced a new camera that borrows a couple of features from some of its top-tier models. The new HX90V is a compact camera that offers entry-level to mid-range pricing with some of the features you’ll find from its more expensiv...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Apr 14, 2015

Canon XC10 Brings 4K Recording in a DSLR Form Factor

If you’re a photographer who occasionally takes videos on a DSLR, then Canon’s new XC10 will definitely make you smile. The device offers users with a compromise between the recording prowess of a proper camcorder and the familiar form and handli...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Apr 10, 2015

Canon's New High Resolution 5DS & 5DS R

My long wait is finally over! Canon just came out with cameras I actually want... and need. The new Canon EOS 5DS R and its twin 5DS As a commercial studio and fine-art photographer, image resolution is critical to my work. The last time I was...
by Atomic Vision on Feb 6, 2015

Photokina 2014: Leica’s Jaw-Dropping Camera Line-up

German manufacturer Leica has long been known for crafting impeccable yet ridiculously expensive cameras and optics. This year the company is going all out in Photokina and announcing several models throughout the event.First one up is the M-edition...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Sep 19, 2014

Photokina 2014: Panasonic’s LX100 is a P&S Camera that Shoots 4K

If you think that the Samsung NX1 is still a bit bulky for your taste, you should definitely consider Panasonic’s newly announced Lumix LX100.The camera boasts a 12.8MP sensor with an 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8 aperture lens. The LX100’s lens is composed...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Sep 17, 2014

Photokina 2014: Panasonic Gives Samsung Some Competition

Panasonic is going back to the smartphone arena this year with its new CM1 Lumix smartphone, which was announced recently in Germany at Photokina 2014.Looking at the back of the handset, the CM1 looks like a slim Lumix point and shoot camera with a h...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Sep 17, 2014

Photokina 2014: 4K Reaches Samsung’s ILC Camp with the NX1

4K video recording has finally reached Samsung’s NX line of compact system cameras with the NX1. Announced at this year’s Photokina in Germany, the NX1 sports a 28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS sensor with an ISO range of 100-51200.The camera comes with a n...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Sep 17, 2014

Photokina 2014: Canon Taps Selfie Addicts with the G7 X

Photokina is now in full swing. So of course the biggest names in the camera industry have started taking the wraps off its newest imaging products. Canon is definitely one of them. In fact, its recently announced EOS 7D Mark II was one of the bigges...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Sep 17, 2014

Battle of the Camera Heavy Weights: 7D Mark II Vs D750

Nikon and Canon have a long-standing rivalry in the professional camera scene. And this week, the two square off once more as both have unveiled their newest DSLR camera models.On the red corner, there’s the new Nikon D750. The camera features a 24...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Sep 15, 2014

8th Generation - IPhone 6 & 6 Plus

  The new IPhone 6 and 6 plus   It has become a tradition of this blog to review IPhones as they come out. If you look to the right-hand column of this page, you can still see the ancient IPhone icon I still use to display my commercial...
by Atomic Vision on Sep 15, 2014

Fuji Gives Another Retro-looking Camera

Fujifilm’s X100S has been received positively ever since its announcement earlier this year at CES. A few months later, the Japanese camera-maker is already unveiling its successor – the Fuji X100T.The X100T still bears that retro look as its pre...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Sep 13, 2014

Olympus Outs a New ILC for Selfie Addicts

If you’re the type of person who’s into semi-professional photography but also has a certain fondness of taking pictures of yourself, then Olympus’s new Pen E-PL7 might be the camera for you.First and foremost, the Pen E-PL7 is a full-fledged m...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Aug 31, 2014

Pentax’s K-S1 is one of the Best DSLRs for Beginners

The complex nature of DSLR cameras is usually one of the reasons why consumers shy away from considering a camera upgrade. For a lot of people, fiddling with the various knobs, switches and buttons is quite a chore and there are not a lot of camera m...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Aug 31, 2014

Fujifilm Unveils the X30 Compact Camera

We’ve already seen several Fujifilm camera models in the past and all of them have one thing in common – that iconic retro design. This week the Japanese camera manufacturer has added a new model to its lineup that features this retro design coup...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Aug 26, 2014

Leica Announces New M-P Compact Camera System

We’ve already seen a couple of Leica models in the past that bring a lot of flair into its product range including a special edition T series and a special model designed by Apple’s Jony Ive. This time around, Leica has announced a new compact ca...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Aug 23, 2014

Canon Announces New PowerShot Bridge Cameras

Canon has just announced a duo of power zoom cameras to add to its growing PowerShot family. Both the PowerShot SX520HS and the SX400 IS sport a 16MP CCD sensor and a Digic 4+ image processor. They also have a 4-inch LCD viewfinder at the back and co...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Jul 30, 2014

Microsoft and Canon Agree to Share Their Patents

Microsoft and Canon just signed a deal that will allow both companies to use each other’s’ patents freely. The agreement is said to cover a broad range of products and services including digital imaging and mobile consumer products.Specifics of t...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Jul 3, 2014

Nikon Upgrades its D800 DSLR with a Better Sensor

Nikon has just announced new medium-format DSLR camera that will replace its D800 and D800SE models from previous years. The Nikon D810 is the newest camera in the company’s line of DSLRs that boasts an improved sensor and wider ISO range over its...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Jun 26, 2014

Most Photojournalists Use Canon

  Have you ever wondered what camera brand Photojournalists use the most?  In the film era, it used to be Leicas and Nikons, but in todays digital world it's Canon!   Here is a pie-chart from hastalosmegapixeles showing the breakdown:  ...
by Atomic Vision on Jun 23, 2014


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