Terrestrial Timelapse

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

Retro Instant Photos

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.

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The Ferrari of Cameras

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

Hasselblad H4D-40 Medium Format DSLR Camera Kit with 80mm f/2.8 HC LensSeem 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.

Instant Video

Shoot and Share Camcorders

Flip Video MinoHD Video Camera with Advanced Accessory Kit (Black, 2 Hours)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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New SD Memory from San Disk

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.