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Oh ho. What's this? Nikon is teasing a launch of something online over at the dubiously named, with a countdown ending at 4pm tomorrow UK time. It doesn't usually resort to this for a fancy new DSLR though - so could this finally be the Nikon mirrorless camera system we've heard so much about? Read more
September 8th, 2011
[gallery] The Sony NEX-7 is the company's latest attempt at taking on the Micro Four Thirds cameras from the likes of Olympus and Panasonic. It's not on sale until the end of the year, but we got some hands on time with it today and took it for a spin. Check out our thoughts after the break. Read more
Next time you click the shutter on your smartphone, think of this man: Steven Sasson invented the first digital camera in 1975. Back then, he expected a consumer would be happy with 2 million pixels. Today, we scoff at cameraphones with twice that number and buy digital SLRs with almost ten times the resolution. Read on, and see him tell his own fascinating story. Read more
September 1st, 2011
This isn't the first swivelly compact camera we've ever seen, but it's perhaps the most cynical. Samsung's MultiView MV800 was just unveiled at IFA in Berlin, packing a 3-inch flip-out display that Sammy says is specifically designed for "capturing the perfect self-portrait to polish your online profile." But, unfortunately, it doesn't come with actual face-polish. Read more
August 26th, 2011
Panasonic Lumix G X series lens adds electric zoom to micro four thirds line
Panasonic is pushing the envelope with its latest announcement for the micro four third's market. The company has unveiled the Lumix G X Vario PZ lens, the first of its premium ‘X’ brand of G Series lenses which include cutting-edge components and electric-powered zoom. Now here’s the good news. After a simple firmware update, many existing G series cameras will be able to use the new glass. Read more
August 24th, 2011
Canon 600D advert captured using 20 Canon EOS 5D Mark II ‘Zulu’ rig
Canon Europe has just built the ‘Zulu’ rig. The custom rig holds 20 Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs and was used to capture footage for the EOS 600D pan-European campaign. Dubbed ‘Your EOS Adventure Starts Here”, the multi-million campaign follows one person’s ‘EOS Adventure’ in Cape Town. Ready to be inspired? Read more
[gallery] Though Nikon outed a slew of new Coolpix cameras this morning, the Nikon Coolpix AW100 deserves a story of its own. The company's first rugged camera, it's built for adventure and boasts a case that'll take it 10m underwater, allow it to survive a drop of 1.5m and keep snapping in temperatures as low as -10°C. Its most delicate areas areas (the battery compartment, SD card slot, mini HDMI connector and USB/audio video connector) are also kept undercover to keep them safe from the elements. Beyond that eminently batterable body, the Nikon Coolpix AW100 also comes with some pretty appealing specs that should deliver snaps that will make bearing all that bad weather worthwhile. Read on for full details on the tech heart beneath that rugged exterior… Read more
[gallery] Not content to let Sony hog the limelight with the Sony NEX-7 and Sony NEX-5N, Nikon has revealed an avalanche of new Coolpix cameras today. Heading up the pack is the 10.1MP Nikon Coolpix P7100, the successor to the Nikon Coolpix P7000, which follows its predecessor's example by packing serious specs into a compact package. It's joined by the Nikon Coolpix S6200 and Nikon Coolpix S8200, a pair of 16MP superzoom snappers, the skinny 14MP Nikon Coolpix S4150 and the punchy 16MP Nikon Coolpix S6150. We've corralled all the specs for this cavalcade of Coolpix compacts after the break… Read more

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