From the monthly archives:

December 2010

Here’s the latest firmware update ‘version 1.01’ for Nikon D7000 DSLR camera. The update provides the following improvements:

  • Bright spots were sometimes noticeable with live view mode or movie recording of especially dark scenes or subjects.  Occurrence of this issue has been reduced.

Get your update here! [Nikon]

Panasonic Lumix GH2 Now Available Stateside

by Johan on December 22, 2010

The Panasonic Lumix GH2 Micro Four-Thirds camera is now available to residents of the U.S. As a successor to the Panasonic Lumix GH1, the new camera is able to record 1080p HD digital video and capture 16-megapixel picture. The Panasonic Lumix GH2 also supports the SDXC memory card format and an ISO range from 160 to 12,800. [Panasonic]

Canon EF 1.4x And 2x Teleconverters

by Johan on December 22, 2010

The new Canon EF 1.4x and 2x teleconverters are now available for pre-order via B&H Photo. Both teleconverters feature the Spectra Coating that reduces ghosting/ flare, a protective fluorine coating and dust/water resistant. The Canon EF 1.4x and 2x teleconverters provide a 1.4x and 2.0x magnification factor, respectively. [Product Page]

64% Off On Coby Snapp Pocket Camcorder $26.87

by Isaiah on December 21, 2010

Originally priced at $73.99, the Coby Snapp Pocket Camcorder is currently on sale at Amazon for just $26.87, which means you could save up to $47.12 (64%). This compact video camera is equipped with a 3-megapixel CMOS image sensor, a 4x digital zoom, a 2-inch TFT LCD full color display, a 32MB of internal memory, an SD/SDHC card slot, a USB 2.0 port, a built-in rechargeable battery and can capture 640 x 480p VGA video at 30fps. [Product Page]

Mirror Effect On GoPro Hero HD Camera

by Johan on December 21, 2010

Here is a video that was captured using the GoPro Hero HD camera. In case your didn’t know, the GoPro Hero HD camera is able to capture both 1080p/960p/720p true HD video at 30 and 60 frames per second (60fps in 720p) as well as 5-megapixel digital still images at 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 second intervals. The camera comes bundled with a mount for attaching it to a helmet or other curved surface, and a removable polycarbonate housing to protect it from bumps and keep it waterproof up to 180 feet (60 meters). Watch the video after the jump. Read more

Sony Alpha 580 DSLR Camera Unboxing Video

by Isaiah on December 20, 2010

Check out the unboxing video of the Sony Alpha 580 DSLR camera that we found over at Sony Alpha Rumors. Just to remind you, the Alpha 580 boasts a large 16.2MP APS-C size CMOS sensor, a terrific 18-55mm 3x zoom lens, a high-resolution 3-inch tiltable LCD screen, Sony’s powerful BIONZ image processor, an SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot, a mini-HDMI interface and 1080p Full HD video recording capabilities (30fps). Watch the video after the break. Read more

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