Canon EOS 1D C Brings 4K to HDSLRs

Canon 1D C

The Canon EOS 1D C is a 4K HDSLR featuring an 18.1MP CMOS sensor that is capable of outputting 8-bit 4:2:2 Motion JPEG 4K video to a CF card at 24 fps.  Additionally, the camera captures 1080p video at either 24p or 60p, albeit at 8-bit 4:2:0.  The 1D C also offers an uncompressed YCbCr 8-bit 4:2:2 signal output via the HDMI-out.

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Android Camera Apps

Android Camera Apps

The following post on Android camera apps was written by amateur photographer Erik HawkinsonLearn more about Erik at the end of this post.

Searching for “camera” on the Location Formerly Known as the Android Market (now known as Google Play) yields over 1000 results. Obviously, not all of them are camera apps but there are still a lot of choices of which one to use. I am going to evaluate five different camera apps I have used. Each has its place, but not all of them are what I normally have on my phone. [Read more…]

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN First Look Review

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN for Sony NEX

The Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN is the closest thing to a “fast 50″ that we can get right now for Sony’s NEX models in the native E-mount.  I’ve been playing with it for a couple of days and, in short, I think it’s a nice complement to the 18-55mm kit lens.  At $199, it’s certainly a lens that NEX owners should consider adding to their kit. [Read more…]