We spent a thoroughly stimulating day at the press opening of the Royal College of Art yesterday for their end of year show.
What was shown tickled the brain but many of the conversations explored ideas beyond those addressed by what was on offer.
We’ll be concentrating on just the RCA interviews next week, so be sure to tune back. It will be well worth it.
There’s been rumours circulating of Olympus prepping an old school Micro Four Thirds compact up their sleeves for some time, and the proof appears to have been delivered with these saliva-inducing, freshly leaked photos.
Named the E=P1, the classically styled compact is a truly handsome beast, resplendent in tried and trusted, cool-as-a-cucumber 1950s styling, causing a whirlwind of want in the Digi-Lifestyles office.
Continue reading Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Looks A Real Hottie
We’ve been interested and excited about this high end camera since it was first revealed at Photokina 2008 nearly eight months ago. The £600 digital snapper promises extra-high quality images courtesy of a ‘Foveon’ sensor, which is roughly 12 times larger than the regular ‘2.5-inch’ type seen in most digicams.
Continue reading Sigma DP2’s Super Sensor Seeks To Satisfy, Sadly Summed Up By A Sigh
Sony has released details of its new range of budget Alpha digital SLR cameras, with the company targeting folks looking to upgrade from compact cameras into the big wide world of dSLR shooting.
Continue reading Sony Alpha 230, 330 and 380 Budget dSLRs On The Loose
Surrounded by the hastily expelled contents of the cardboard box it came in is Ricoh’s brand spanking new CX1 digital compact camera, which has just arrived at Digi-Towers for review.
Continue reading Ricoh CX1 Camera Review: First Look
Despite being one of the best-known names in photography, Polaroid have twice been declared bankrupt in recent years, but like Dracula on Red Bull, they’re jumped up from the grave one more time to try and make a killing.
Continue reading Polaroid PoGo Instant Camera
With a deft yank on the new product velvet rope, the covers have come off Nikon’s new D5000 upper-entry-level DSLR, which packs a fold out LCD screen and HD video recording.
Elbowing its way into the Nikon range between the D60 and D90 models, the new snapper inherits many of the features of the latter, packed into a slightly smaller, simpler body.
Continue reading Nikon D5000 DSLR Packs Swivel Screen And HD Movie Recording
They may have seemed almost recession proof with sales staunchly resisting the downward trend, but analyst firm IDC expects the credit crunch is now set to slapdown SLR sales soon.
Globally, camera shipments are expected to crash 6 percent to 129 million units this year, with single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras wobbling not far behind, with a predicted 5 percent slide to 9.2 million units.
Continue reading SLR Camera Sales Set To Crash
We purred enthusiastically when we got to review the Olympus E-410 back in 2007, and we’re liking the look its latest update, the E-450.
Now a member of the “four thirds” clan, the E-450 is near identical to last year’s E-420, and the ten megapixel shooter shares the same Live MOS sensor with live view, 3.5fps continuous shooting, 2.7-inch LCD, ISO 1,600 max sensitivity and four thirds lens mount stuffed in the same bijou 5.1 x 3.6 x 2.1-inch and 13.4 ounce body.
Continue reading Olympus E-450 Four Thirds Pint-Sized dSLR Announced
Sony has give their New Product Trumpet a lengthy parp to announce the arrival of its latest super-zoom camera, the Cyber-shot HX1.
Strutting the streets with Sony’s all-new Exmor CMOS sensor – last seen in Sony’s Alpha range of cameras – and packing an effective resolution of 9.1 megapixels, the SLR-style camera employs the powerful BIONZ image processor.
Continue reading Sony Cyber-shot HX1 Ultrazoom Snapper Packs CMOS Sensor