Posts Tagged ‘CES 2016’

How Nikon Plans to Make Transferring Images to Your Phone Easier Than Ever

Posted by on Thursday January 14, 2016 | Social Media/Web

While the D5 and D500 understandably took top billing, Nikon made another announcement at CES that’s worth highlighting. That news is an update to the company’s SnapBridge wireless image transfer technology. The new SnapBridge takes advantage of Bluetooth Low Energy, a wireless technology designed to maximize power consumption for tiny connected devices (the so-called “Internet of... More

Spotted @ CES 2016: Your Photos on Coffee

Posted by on Monday January 11, 2016 | Camera

Let’s face it, there’s no greater way to consume photography than with coffee. And there’s no better way to consume coffee than with your photography on it. That’s the premise behind the Ripple Maker, a $1,000 coffee maker that “prints” images and text using coffee extract and the foam atop your latte or cappuccino. The company... More

CES 2016: Olympus Announces 300mm f/4 Lens with 6 Stops of Image Stabilization

Posted by on Wednesday January 6, 2016 | Camera, Photo Gear

Drink all the coffee you want: Olympus’ new 300mm f/4 lens can deliver up to six stops of image stabilization per CIPA standards when paired with the company’s E-M1 or E-M5 Mark II cameras. On other bodies, the new lens delivers a still-impressive four stops of correction. The mirrorless lens delivers a 35mm equivalent focal length of 600mm,... More

CES 2016: Panasonic Intros Longest Zoom for Micro Four Thirds Yet

Posted by on Wednesday January 6, 2016 | Camera, Photo Gear

Panasonic aims to bring cinema-style video techniques into the hands of more users with a new high-end camcorder introduced at CES. The company also introduced a pair of advanced compact cameras and a new 100-400mm f/4-6.3 telephoto lens–the longest focal length available for the Micro Four Thirds system. Let’s take the lens first. The LEICA... More

Kodak Plans to Make a Super 8 Camera (For Real)

Posted by on Wednesday January 6, 2016 | Camera

For years, Kodak has served as exhibit A of a company caught flat-footed by changing technology. But a funny thing has happened since Kodak’s fortunes fell–Hollywood directors have rallied around the company’s motion picture film, to the extent that Kodak expects to be profitable next year on the basis of its film business. Emboldened by... More

CES 2016: Sony’s Action Cam Gets New Tricks

Posted by on Wednesday January 6, 2016 | Camera

Sony came to CES with a new HD action cam in tow. The HDR-AS50 isn’t 4K capable, but delivers several new features for Sony’s action cam line. Among them is a new live-view remote (the LVR-3) that’s 30 percent smaller than the existing remote. The remote is now able to turn the camera’s power on... More

Nikon Unveils D5, D500 and New 4K 360-Degree VR Camera

Posted by on Tuesday January 5, 2016 | Camera

Following a brief internet tease, Nikon revealed the much sought-after specs for its newest flagship full frame DSLR, the D5. The camera checks off a lot of boxes including super-high ISO, 4K video recording and a burst mode of 12 fps with tracking AF engaged. The company also pulled back the curtain on its new... More

CES 2016: 360fly Intros 4K Virtual Reality Action Camera

Posted by on Tuesday January 5, 2016 | Camera

One of the major themes of CES 2016 is unquestionably the exploding field of virtual reality and while recent introductions from the likes of Lytro have focused on high-end, cinematic VR, 360Fly is bringing 360-degree imaging to the action cam masses. At CES, 360Fly updated its 360-degree camera to offer higher, 4K resolutions. The waterproof VR... More