CineSkates Camera Sliders (video)

A new innovative project called has CineSkates has started its journey on the Kickstarter website looking to make the jump from concept to production. CineSkates are a unique design that allows you to add wheels to the legs of a GorillaPod Focus tripod.

Providing a new and unique way to keep your digital video stabilised when recording but also provide new ways to enhance your creativity. If the concept seems a little strange to you, watch the video after the jump to see the CineSkates Camera Sliders in action and how they can be used.

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Nikon Announces Rugged AW100, Four New Coolpix S Series And P7100 Compact Cameras

Nikon has week launched 6 new cameras to its range in the form of a rugged waterproof AW100, together with four new Coolpix S Series compact cameras :  S8200, S6200, S1200pj, S100 and finally the Coolpix P7100.

The Coolpix AW100, as well as being a little more rugged and waterproof, capable of being used underwater to a depth of 33 feet, is also equipped with a 16.0-megapixel CMOS with backside illumination (BSI) for improved picture quality even in challenging low-light conditions. The new Coolpix AW100 will be available in early September 2011 for around $379.95

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Sony NEX-7 All-in-one Compact With Interchangeable Lens Officially Unveiled

As expected Sony has today officially launched their new NEX-7 all-in-one compact camera with interchangeable lens, the one used by Sony’s with its high-end Alpha a77 DSLR. The Sony NEX-7 is Micro Camera equipped with a 24.3 effective megapixels Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and boasts the worlds fastest (0.02 sec) release time lag, combined with a quick responsive autofocus.

The NEX-7 is also equipped with a high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder and built-in flash, and is capable of recording full HD movies with 50p/25p. There are also web options allowing you to capture directly as MP4 at 30 FPS at 1440 × 1080 or 64 0× 480 resolutions.

Sony NEX-7

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Sony A65 Entry Level DSLR Camera Unveiled

Sony has unveiled its new entry level A65 DSLR camera this morning which is a pared-down version of its A77 model. The Sony A65 is however fitted with a 24-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor, and is capable of 10 frames per second shooting with continuous autofocus. With an ISO range stretching from ISO 100-16,000.

Its also equipped with a standard 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and its AF system is a little more scaled down when compared to the A77 as you would expect. Its constructed from polycarbonate and incorporates a XGA OLED Tru-Finder featuring an 2359k dot (XGA) resolution screen on its rear.

Sony A65

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Sony A77 Detailed Specifications And More Photos Leaked

More information has been leaked from Germany this time about the new Sony A77 specifications together with a few new images of the camera that is shortly to be launched by Sony.

The A77 will be equipped with a 24.3 MP Exmor HD CMOS sensor supported by 19 points AF sensor with 11 cross sensors. It will also include ISO 100-16000, with expandable ISO 50 option, 1920 x 1080 60p/24p AVCHD 2.0 together with P/A/S/M manual controls while recording video.

Sony A77

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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS, ELPH 310 And 510 HS Cameras Announced

Canon has today announced new additions to its point-and-shoot camera range with the launch of the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS, ELPH 310 and 510 HS cameras. The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is the world’s thinnest digital camera equipped with 12x optical zoom and a 28mm wide-angle lens and features a 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, and will be arriving at the beginning of October for around $350.

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS Digital camera has a 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor with an 8x optical zoom and 28mm wide-angle lens and will arrive at the same time for $260. Both the ELPH 510 HS and ELPH 310 HS are equipped with Canon’s renowned HS SYSTEM to help and improve photography in low light conditions.

Canon 510

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Bored Dad + Cute Toddler + Go Pro Camera = Video Gold

See this cute little girl in the photo below. That is a two-year old somewhere in the UK. Her dad wanted to see what it was like to be two also he strapped his Go Pro camera to the girls bike helmet and took her to the playground. I bet a lot of parents wondered why this weird dad had a camera on his little girl. I know I wondered more about the fact that the dude is wearing Capri pants.

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Innovative LA-EA2 Sony Lens Adapter Specifications Leaked

Over the past week or so a number of leaks have revealed a range of products from Sony’s new NEX 7 range. Well weeks leak is glimpse at Sony’s new LA-EA2 Lens Adapter designed to provide a convenient way for users to use a larger Sony lens on their new NEX cameras.

Rather than simply providing an adapter for the lens, Sony has taken its design a little further and installed a translucent mirror to help skim a little bit of the light from the image traveling to the camera, after which it is then redirected to a phase-detection autofocus sensor in the base.

LA-EA2 Sony Lens Adapter

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35mm Camera Kit Is A Scale Modelers Dream

Ever have fond memories of scale model kits? We do. The heady smell of glue, the maddening precision, and the marvelous process of putting together a machine broken down into small plastic parts. Those days are dead and gone as the fine art remains the predominant preserve of young men.

That doesn’t mean unused skills will fade into distant memory. Seen below is a 135 Model camera currently available online for $13. When it’s shipped it comes in an assembly kit.

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Photo Stats iPhone App Creates Infographics From Your Photo Metadata

If you are an avid iPhone photographer a new application has been created that will allow you to view your photo metadata in the form of lovely infographics directly on your iOS device. Photo Stats, is a native iOS app which lets you create cool infographics about how, when and where you have taken photos on iPhone.

Once installed this neat little application will provide you with easy to read graphs of when and when your photos were taken but also provide information on size, exposition, ISO and photo application used to name a few.


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Fujifilm FinePix F600 EXR Compact Camera Announced

Fujifilm has added another compact camera to its FinePix range with the launch of the Fujifilm FinePix F600 EXR, and it comes with a range of interesting features.

The Fujifilm FinePix F600 EXR comes with built in GPS, plus an augmented reality landmark navigator feature which automatically locates places of interest, and then shows you how far away they are from your current location.

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Phantom v1610 High Speed Camera Captures 1 Million Frames Per Second

Vision Research have created a new high speed video camera called the Phantom v1610 which they have just added to their range, that is capable of recording up to 1 million frames a second.

You will need to tweak a few settings on the camera and also drop the cameras resolution right down to 128 x 16. But even at a respectable HD resolution of 1280 x 800 the Phantom v1610 can still capture 16,000 frame per second.

Phantom v1610

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