The Samsung WB2200F is a bit of a head scratcher. At a time when camera makers are packing longer zoom ranges into smaller camera bodies, Samsung has taken the opposite approach and made the WB2200F as a 60x superzoom with an integrated vertical grip. [Read more…]
Following up a previous rumor, there is more noise of a pair of new tilt-shift Canon lenses due in early 2014. The current TS-E 45mm f/2.8 and TS-E 90mm F/2.8 are well-overdue replacement and should find similar updates as seen in the recent Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L and TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II lenses. We could see an announcement later in 2013, but rumors suggest that they won’t be available until 2014. [Read more…]
Sony recently unveiled its new Cyber-shot HX300 with a massive 50x zoom lens (24-1200mm equivalent). The camera features a 20.4MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and a 3-inch 921k-dot resolution LCD that tilts.
As you would expect on a camera with such a long reach, the HX300 provides optical stabilization. Additionally, the camera can capture 1080p HD video with stereo sound and can capture still images at 10fps. [Read more…]