No matter what you personally believe the cause to be— changes to the Earth’s crust are occurring. Now you can watch it happen in compressed time format. Some are rather alarming.
Planet, the global imaging company that recently acquired Google’s Terra Bella satellite imaging business, is introducing a new tool called Planet Explorer Beta that allows its users to view how its image captures of Earth from space change over time. It’s available to the public without a login, which means petty much anyone can check…
via Planet’s new Explorer Beta lets anyone time travel through geospatial images — TechCrunch
Digital is so dated. Analog is all the rage with the hipsters, but old school film takes way too long to develop.
Lomography offers a stylish and retro way to expose your film with the Lomo’Instant San Remo. Available in three styles the SanRemo offers you the ability to shoot unlimited multiple exposures, infinite time exposures and automated shooting modes– with or without flash.
Lily is a new drone for narcissists who can’t sit still.
This robot photography platform is a waterproof flyer you can toss into the air and control from the included remote or via smartphone. Put the remote in your pocket and Lily will follow you around.
The pinhole camera craze continues and Ondu is at the forefront.
The Brothers Halilovic have designed things of beauty that take simple photographs since 2006. Their original Kickstarter campaign brought handcrafted pinhole cameras to hipsters everywhere. Now they’re back for more– and raising the bar. Continue reading
Ever wish you could make your phone feel more like a real camera?
Snapgrip plans to make that happen. The $99 case/handle allows you to zoom, pre-focus and firmly grip your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S3. Planned release date is February 2013 you can save 30% with a pre-order.
Learn more at www.snappgrip.com
Ever broken a camera?
Kinda’ sucks. But if you’re clever you could recycle that broken lens and create some spiffy jewelry. That’s what Australian photographer, Craig Arnold, did.
Available online from Oye Modern.
Scuderia Camera Oscura
Just in case a Hasselblad camera in itself isn’t quite exclusive enough.
At just south of $30k the H4D-40 offers 40 megapixel resolution, a red body and exclusive certificate of authenticity. Less than 500 will be offered so don’t wait around hoping for a closeout!
Hasselblad H4D-40 Ferrari Edition
Seem a little crazy?
If you prefer something a little more down-to-earth consider the standard H4D. Like the Ferrari Edition it’s also a medium format DSLR, includes an 80mm f/2.8 HC lens, Phocus 2.0 Software and costs a mere $20k.
Shoot and Share Camcorders
It’s never been easier to share video with the world. New video cameras that fit in the palm of your hand allow bloggers and newshounds to publish HD video immediately– almost as it happens.
These cameras allow you to easily move footage without the need for disks or media, and some even do the uploading for you. Here’s a helpful video primer from our friends at B & H on some of the standout products available in this product niche.
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Are you in need of 7360 x 4912 images?
If so, rejoice. Nikon has announce its newest offering in the crowded digital SLR arena. The new D800 promises to be the new king of the hill with 36 megapixel imaging and broadcast-quality video capabilities.
Highlights include Continue reading
News from the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show
SANDISK INTRODUCES WORLD’S
FASTEST 128GB SDXC MEMORY CARD
Today at CES we saw the new SanDisk Extreme SDXC UHS-I Memory Card. The card is designed to help imaging enthusiasts shoot like the pros, with the speed and capacity needed to capture not only high-quality videos but also high-resolution RAW+JPEG photos, which can reach upto 30 megabytes in size.
“Consumer video capture is driving user-generated content creation,” said Chris Chute, researchmanager, worldwide digital imaging solutions, IDC. “This is the first year that more than half of all video captured will be in HD,and that number is set to reach nearly 80 percent in 2014. This trend highlights the need for memory cards that are fast enough to handle a massive data flow while offering enough capacity to store the resulting files.”
Suggested retail is $199 for the 64 gig card or $399 for the 128 gig version.