Category Archives: IMAGING

Digital and analog cameras, video cameras, film making equipment, lenses and basically anything that captures or help to capture images.

Leica V-Lux 30, 15.1 megapixels digital camera [photos]

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(credit: Lecia) Leica V-Lux 30 | US$749 | us.leica-camera.com

luxury camera and optics maker Leica has just announced its new compact point-and-shoot digital camera, dubbed the V-Lux 30. the new V-Lux 30 has several improvements over the V-Lux 20 that it replaces. first off, it has a newly developed 15.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, a Leica DC Vario-Elmar lens with an extended range focal lengths and boost an optical zoom of 16x. Continue reading Leica V-Lux 30, 15.1 megapixels digital camera [photos]

LOMO LC-Wide Instant Kit – Wide Angle photo in an Instant

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(credit: Lomography) Lomography LC-Wide Instant Kit | US$25.42 | www.lomography.com

when it comes to analog photography, the suspense of having to wait for your photos to be processed is a killer. while some may enjoy the mystery and suspense that comes with it, but there are still a good portion of us who doesn’t. Lomography thinks this shouldn’t be the stumbling block for you, especially when it comes to its new LC-Wide camera. it has just announced the availability of the LC-Wide Instant Kit that allows you to link your LC-Wide to the LC-A Instant Back+ and lets you see your handy works in an instant. Continue reading LOMO LC-Wide Instant Kit – Wide Angle photo in an Instant

Levi’s x New Monday Camera Strap for the fashion-conscious

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(credit: Levi’s / New Monday)
marking this year’s Hong Kong “501 day”, Hong Kong fashion magazine ‘New Monday’ collaborates with Levi’s to introduce the Levi’s x New Monday Camera Strap. the strap is made out from Levi’s signature denim, leather as well as nylon, complete with the iconic Levi’s Red Tab. the nylon strap is available in either black or red and the leather parts features embossed Levi’s branding. check out some images of this gorgeous camera strap after the break. apparently, you can’t buy these but instead this will come with the ‘New Monday’ magazine issue 556 that will grace the newsstand on the May 27. i am totally sold. now, where’s my HK friends when i need them. Continue reading Levi’s x New Monday Camera Strap for the fashion-conscious

Minox Digital Classic Camera looks like a shrunken Leica M3

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(image credit: Photojojo) Minox Classic Mini Digital Camera | US$179.00 | www.minox.com

how many of you here remember Minox? perhaps they are more known for hunting optics today but for the uninitiated, they are the same folks who created spy cameras for CIA back in the 40s – and yes, they are still alive and kicking. well, their latest camera here is no spy cam but rather a modern take of a retro-classic camera, a la-Leica M3 style. Continue reading Minox Digital Classic Camera looks like a shrunken Leica M3

LOMO LC-Wide the best in wide-angle analog photography

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(credit: Lomography) Lomography Lomo LC-Wide Camera | US$382.60 | www.lomography.com

Lomography has a new baby in town that is set to give you a much wider perspective on analog photography, literally. introducing the Lomo LC-Wide that features a newly developed 17mm Ultra-Wide Angle MINIGON 1 Lens and offers the versatility of three different photo formats that includes square, full-frame and half-frame formats. i bet you didn’t think there is any further innovation in analog photography but in this case, lomography has proven otherwise. Continue reading LOMO LC-Wide the best in wide-angle analog photography

upcoming Sony NEX C3 photo and specifications leaked

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you probably have seen the leaked image of the upcoming Sony Nex C3 (above image) and now there are some specifications on this $600 shooter circulating around. my reaction is neutral these days whenever Sony announced some new cameras cos’ i am not convince it will be a star performer (or any where close) for the dollars you are putting in. Continue reading upcoming Sony NEX C3 photo and specifications leaked

new old vintage: Rolleiflex Twin-lens Reflex Digital Camera

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(credit: Rollie) Rolleiflex 24611 Mini Digi AF 5.0 Camera | from US$279.00 | www.amazon.com

digital cameras are a dime of a dozen, so how do you stand out from the sea of offerings? just take a piece of yesteryear camera and make it go digital. case in point: the Rolleiflex MiniDigi AF 5.0 digital camera. it is a full-fledge digital camera designed to look just like the original Rolleiflex 2.8F 6x6cm twin lens reflex camera of the 1920s, albeit being a whole lot smaller physically. Continue reading new old vintage: Rolleiflex Twin-lens Reflex Digital Camera

cool stuff: retractable lens cap for Olympus XZ-1

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(credit: UN Ltd) Retractable Lens Cap | ¥5,800.00 | www.un-ltd.co.jp

unlike most compact digital shooter, the Olympus XZ-1 has a manual lens cap which is usually left dangling on the camera’s lanyard or if untethered, it will tend to get lost somewhere, sometime. here’s a nifty solution to a seemingly minute problem – the retractable lens cap. it fits over the lens and will part open as the lens make its way out for a shoot. Continue reading cool stuff: retractable lens cap for Olympus XZ-1

slap on a Flicbac to get a grip of your digital camera

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(credit: Flipbac) Flipbac Camera Grips | from US$9.99 | flipbac.com

for lazy shutterbugs, point and shoot digital cameras are the way to go. point and shoot cameras has evolve significantly but one thing never really change: there is a lack of proper grip that enables one hand shooting. why do we need to use one hand to shoot, is something we find it hard to explain. in anyway, Flipback Innovations has a simple solution: slap on the Flicback camera grips at the front and instantly add a much needed relief for a better grip. Continue reading slap on a Flicbac to get a grip of your digital camera

Camera Futura concept DSLR inspired by today’s smartphone

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today’s smartphone would be a perfect gadget for photography, if not for its less-than-ideal image equality. just imagine what the smartphone of today possesses: WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity, GPS, powerful processor, OS-driven interface with add-on apps et cetera. now imagine all these qualities and perhaps more, are thrown into tomorrow’s DSLR. awesome? definitely. that’s what Seattle-based Artefact Group has envisioned with its concept camera, dubbed the Camera Futura. Continue reading Camera Futura concept DSLR inspired by today’s smartphone