When I first handled the Canon PowerShot 500 HS, I wasn’t too pleased with the effectiveness of the touchscreen interface; however, the more I used it, the more fun I had with the camera. [Read more…]
Tom Guilmette put together this great video of his night alone with a Phantom Flex camera in a Vegas hotel room. This camera captures 2,564fps at a 1080p native resolution.
While the footage the camera produces is stunning in its own manner, Tom’s editing makes the resulting video (and audio) just plain fun. Check out Tom’s story behind the video (and why he was doing this in Vegas hotel room) over on his blog.
The above video was shot with a Nikon P100 at its highest video frame rate of 240 fps, which provides the cool slow motion effect. The apparent spontaneous exploding orange and water jug were courtesy of the impact from a 55 grain hollow point .223 caliber bullet traveling at approximately 3000 feet per second. Even the 240 fps frame rate is not fast enough to capture something traveling that fast. [Read more…]
The Casio EX-S7 and EX-Z35 are two 12.1MP point and shoot announced at PMA 2010. Additionally, Casio has brought the popular EX-FC150 to North America.
The Casio EX-S7 features a 3x optical zoom, 720p HD video capture and a 2.7-inch LCD. The EX-S7 should be available in Spring 2010 at an initial retail price of $139.99. Check availability on Amazon.com.
The Casio EX-Z35 features a 3x optical zoom, VGA video capture and a 2.5-inch LCD. The EXZ35 should be available in March 2010 at an initial retail price of $109.99. Check availability on Amazon.com.
The Casio EX-FC150 is a 10.1MP point and shoot camera with a 5X optical zoom and Casio’s popular high-speed video and image capture. The EX-FC150 is available immediately at an initial retail price of $349. Check availability on Amazon.com.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]
Casio has updated the popular EX-FC100 (last year’s model) with the EX-FH100, which adds a little more resolution and doubles the zoom magnification from 5x to 10x. The FH100 also features the popular high frame rate feature found in the FC100.
As usual, Casio had a great setup at CES for testing out the camera’s features. This year, Casio had a martial arts team throwing kicks and twirling swords to put the high frame rate camera through the paces. Below, you’ll find a couple of videos from the FH100. [Read more…]