The Olympus E-P3 is the third model in the flagship Micro Four Thirds lineup known as PEN cameras, which got started with the E-P1. I’ve been using the Olympus E-P3 for a couple of days now and wanted to give you some of my initial thoughts on the new camera and why it’s the best PEN yet. [click to continue…]
The Vanguard Auctus Plus 323CT is a serious carbon fiber tripod for serious shooters. It’s a heavy duty tripod that’s built to hold plenty of gear and keep it stable. [click to continue…]
Zacuto has posted Episode 1 of The Great Camera Shootout 2011. Last year’s, Shootout scored an Emmy and this year’s series is shaping up to be even better.
In the 2011 edition, the Shootout compares a dozen different pro-level cameras (and film): [click to continue…]
The Canon XA10 is the new low-end model in Canon’s pro camcorder lineup. Featuring full 1920 x 1080 HD video capture, along with a carry handle and dual phantom-power XLR inputs, the XA10 is a force to be reckoned with.
Read the full hands-on review at Tech Tilt: Canon XA10 Hands-On Review
The Sony Cyber-shot WX9 is 16.2MP compact camera that fits somewhere in the middle of Sony’s early-2011 lineup. The image sensor is Sony’s rather impressive back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor, which is backed up by the power BIONZ image processor that allows the WX9 to deliver up to 10fps in burst mode and capture 1080i AVCHD video.
The WX9 is a close mate to the WX10, although it takes a step down in a couple parts of the feature set. Check out my first impressions of the WX9 below. [click to continue…]
The Focus 35 Rotation 360 Skater Dolly is a compact dolly designed for use with HDSLRs and prosumer camcorders. It is based on a 1/4″ aluminum plate with axles on the front and rear and 4 ball-bearing wheels. It’s almost like a baby skateboard – hence the “Skater Dolly” name. [click to continue…]