Tag Archives: camera

Panasonic Micro Four Thirds camera design pops up

Panasonic is rumored, thanks to this shot spotted at China’s Xitek photography forum, to be making a micro Four Thirds camera. Point-and-shoot with interchangeable lenses: all the rage! From Gadget Lab: It will have a 12.1 effective megapixels sensor, a … Continue reading

WristShot turns your hand into a cyborg camera mount

The WristShot is a $200 brace for photographers that also describes the outcome it seeks to prevent. Like most of my camera equipment, I want it because it makes me look like I know what I’m doing. There’s also something … Continue reading

Brinno, a timelapse garden camera

The Brinno is a weatherproof timelapse garden video camera, capable of taking a 1,280 by 1,024 pixel image every hour for four months before its batteries need to be changed. You can also tune its interval to be anywhere from … Continue reading

SuperHeadz Plamodel, a snap-together DIY 35mm camera

If you can stomach giving money to Urban Outfitters, they’re selling a charming “SuperHeadz Plamodel DIY 35mm camera” kit that snaps together using parts cast using the age-old technique seen in model airplanes and cars. (What’s the plastic framework that’s … Continue reading

Sigma DP2 all but revealed (Still waiting on price)

The Sigma DP2 [official site], which uses a full-sized DSLR sensor and a fixed-focus lens in a point-and-shoot body, is about to be dumped on the world. An update to the somewhat awkward DP1, the DP2 moves to a “brighter, … Continue reading

The Diana Cult Camera, a vintage crapgadget reborn

The Diana Cult Camera is a recreation of its famous plastic predecessor. According to the Wikipedia article, “Thee poor quality of the [Diana’s] plastic meniscus lens results in generally low contrast, odd color rendition, chromatic aberration, and blurred images.” In … Continue reading

Magnetically attachable iPhone camera lens

The iPhone’s camera is execrable, like taking a photograph of saturated picture hell through a glass smeared vaseline darkly. Thus, a lot of the third-party accessories for fitting your iPhone with additional lenses seemed a bit silly… especially when these … Continue reading

Ricoh GR Digital II camera reviewed (Verdict: A peculiar sidearm)

Serious Compacts reviews the Ricoh GR Digital II, in many ways the only camera in its a class: a truly pocketable camera with RAW support and a 28mm-equivalent f/2.4 lens (but only sneaker-zoom). The GR Digital II is currently the … Continue reading

A chicken head makes an excellent camera stabilizer

A simple fix for a lack of a camera stabilizer: attach it to the self-stabilizing noggin of a chicken skull. It does not, of course, work if the noggin is no longer attached to the chicken. With his backyard chicken … Continue reading

Neoprene camera wallet folds out into mini tripod

This attractive lightweight neoprene camera case — more like a wallet, really — unfurls into a tiny miniature tripod and costs around £19.95. I like this a lot more than most bulky camera cases I’ve seen, even if the tripod … Continue reading