Canon USA is discounting its refurbished cameras, Speedlites and printers again this week for its third round of Cyber Monday in November deals.
Notable deals include: [Read more…]
As he points out, there are no batteries or on-switch for this mic. If it’s plugged in, you are recording audio. This is a simple and basic mic in a much smaller package than what we saw with the RØDE VideoMic GO from a couple years ago.
For a $59 mic, it sounds great. If you record video at all with your camera, you officially have no excuse for crappy audio in your videos. You can find the RØDE VideoMicro here at B&H Photo.
Here’s another look at the upcoming Fuji X30 in black. Now we get a better look at the control layout atop the camera. It’s very similar to the X20. The most notable difference being the presence of a video record button where the Fn button was on the X20.
Expect an official announcement soon.
The Drift HD Ghost is a new action cam that features a wearable on/off remote control with LEDs displaying mode in use, continuous loop video recording, built-in WiFi and an integrated 2-inch Gorilla Glass LCD screen.
The camera captures 1080p HD video at 25/30fps and up to 60fps at 720p. It will accept microSDHC cards up to 32GB. The remote includes a wrist strap and allows you to see when you are and aren’t recording. The built-in WiFi allows the Drift HD Ghost to connect to upcoming iOS and Android apps, which will stream video from the camera to your device.
The Drift HD Ghost retails for $399 and is available here at B&H Photo.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]
Canon applied for a patent application on a 70-300mm f/4-5.6 lens in March 2011. Presumably, this is an update to the consumer grade line of 75-300mm non-IS lenses. There’s no mention of image stabilization in the patent; however, that doesn’t necessarily mean that it couldn’t be an IS lens.
These are the current consumer zoom models in this range:
The other line of thought is that a new 70-300mm f/4-5.6 lens with image stabilization could replace the existing mid-grade lens as a cheaper/lower model. [Read more…]