Digital Cameras

Why I Swapped My ‘Pro’ DSLR for the Cheapest One Available – PetaPixel (blog)

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

My name is Ion Paciu, and I’m a photographer based in London. I recently purchased a new camera kit with a camera body and lenses. However, it wasn’t an “upgrade” — it was, in fact, a “downgrade.” I got myself a $500 Canon SL1/100D, which is the smallest, cheapest, and lightest entry-level DSLR on the market today (Canon says it’s “for beginners”. Well, we will see). Along with the body,…

OnePlus 5 review: Dual rear cameras, fast CPU and great battery life – ZDNet

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The progress of OnePlus over the last few years is nothing short of remarkable. The company has made some excellent handsets, characterised by understated design, exemplary performance and great features — all for a competitive price. The challenge for the OnePlus 5 was always going to be keeping up this good work. Thankfully, while OnePlus has moved up the price ladder, it has not lost sight of the need to…

Once camera-shy, state’s highest criminal court opens up – MyStatesman.com

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Although the U.S. Supreme Court remains famously camera-shy, Texas’ highest criminal court is preparing to open its little-seen downtown Austin courtroom to anybody with an internet connection and an interest in the law. Thanks to legislation passed in May, video cameras will be mounted inside the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals this year, allowing oral arguments to be archived for later viewing and possibly watched live. The details are…

Moto X4 photo leaked, showing dual cameras and curved screen – The Verge

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

A new leaked photo of Lenovo’s new Moto device has surfaced, coupled with a report on detailed specs and a more exact release date from VentureBeat. We now know that the model is called the Moto X4 and its release is slated for late 2017, possibly in time for Black Friday. Moto X4 will reportedly be the first non-Google branded handset capable of operating Google’s pay-as-you-go Fi MVNO service. Like…

Why I Swapped My ‘Pro’ DSLR for the Cheapest One Available – PetaPixel (blog)

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

My name is Ion Paciu, and I’m a photographer based in London. I recently purchased a new camera kit with a camera body and lenses. However, it wasn’t an “upgrade” — it was, in fact, a “downgrade.” I got myself a $500 Canon SL1/100D, which is the smallest, cheapest, and lightest entry-level DSLR on the market today (Canon says it’s “for beginners”. Well, we will see). Along with the body,…

Lawsuit against former NASCAR driver Greg Biffle alleges hidden cameras in home – myfox8.com

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — WSOC uncovered allegations of hidden cameras and secret peeping inside a former NASCAR driver’s home. Anchor Allison Latos found a new lawsuit against former driver Greg Biffle. Biffle’s ex-wife and ex-mother-in-law are suing him and Roush Fenway Racing over hidden cameras inside Biffle’s estate on Lake Norman in Mooresville. The lawsuit details visible cameras all over the outside of the home on Doolie Road, but that there were also…

Why I Swapped My ‘Pro’ DSLR for the Cheapest One Available – PetaPixel (blog)

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

My name is Ion Paciu, and I’m a photographer based in London. I recently purchased a new camera kit with a camera body and lenses. However, it wasn’t an “upgrade” — it was, in fact, a “downgrade.” I got myself a $500 Canon SL1/100D, which is the smallest, cheapest, and lightest entry-level DSLR on the market today (Canon says it’s “for beginners”. Well, we will see). Along with the body,…

Why I Swapped My ‘Pro’ DSLR for the Cheapest One Available – PetaPixel (blog)

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

My name is Ion Paciu, and I’m a photographer based in London. I recently purchased a new camera kit with a camera body and lenses. However, it wasn’t an “upgrade” — it was, in fact, a “downgrade.” I got myself a $500 Canon SL1/100D, which is the smallest, cheapest, and lightest entry-level DSLR on the market today (Canon says it’s “for beginners”. Well, we will see). Along with the body,…

Why I Swapped My ‘Pro’ DSLR for the Cheapest One Available – PetaPixel (blog)

Monday, July 03, 2017

My name is Ion Paciu, and I’m a photographer based in London. I recently purchased a new camera kit with a camera body and lenses. However, it wasn’t an “upgrade” — it was, in fact, a “downgrade.” I got myself a $500 Canon SL1/100D, which is the smallest, cheapest, and lightest entry-level DSLR on the market today (Canon says it’s “for beginners”. Well, we will see). Along with the body,…

DJI Drone Cameras Compared: Spark, Mavic, and Phantom – PetaPixel (blog)

Monday, July 03, 2017

DJI is a primary choice in the consumer drone market at the moment, but which of their popular options should you choose? This 4-minute video compares the camera quality of the DJI Spark, Mavic Pro, and the Phantom 4 Pro. Tech reviewer Billy Kyle takes some demo footage by flying the three drones over the same scenery. The first 2 minutes of his video show the resulting video side-by-side, all…

Canon’s smallest dSLR grows a little – CNET

Monday, July 03, 2017

The most beautiful phone ever has one wildly annoying issue The Samsung Galaxy S8’s fast speeds and fantastic curved screen make it a top phone for 2017, but the annoying fingerprint reader could sour your experience.

County approves $27 million budget, body cameras purchase – Tifton Gazette

Monday, July 03, 2017

TIFTON — The Tift County Board of Commissioners approved the $27 million budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 at a called meeting June 29. The FY 2017-18 county budget is a 2.6 percent increase from Fiscal Year 2016-17, mostly due to increased spending in emergency services. The board also voted to roll back the millage rate from 12.183 to 12.171. This brings it in line with projected…

Queensland prison guards to be fitted with cameras as jail … – ABC – ABC Online

Monday, July 03, 2017

Updated July 03, 2017 11:15:40 Photo: More than 100 cameras will be rolled out in Queensland’s jails. (ABC News: Alkira Reinfrank) Body-worn security cameras will be issued to Queensland’s prison officers in a bid to curb assaults and collect better evidence. The first batch of 10 cameras will be allocated to staff at the Brisbane Correctional Centre on Monday, with a further 100 to be rolled out…

Canon’s smallest dSLR grows a little – CNET

Monday, July 03, 2017

In addition to the new look for the buttons, switches and a recessed mode dial, there’s a new dedicated connection button.

Inconsistent audio on SFPD body cameras prompts transparency concerns – San Francisco Examiner

Monday, July 03, 2017

In early May, when a Texas man attacked an employee at a downtown Subway restaurant with a knife, one of the two San Francisco police officers who responded stopped the assault by fatally shooting the attacker. The incident was the second time a police shooting in San Francisco was captured on an officer’s body-worn camera, but not all of…

Queensland prison guards to be fitted with cameras as jail overcrowding continues – ABC Online

Monday, July 03, 2017

Updated July 03, 2017 11:15:40 Photo: More than 100 cameras will be rolled out in Queensland’s jails. (ABC News: Alkira Reinfrank) Body-worn security cameras will be issued to Queensland’s prison officers in a bid to curb assaults and collect better evidence. The first batch of 10 cameras will be allocated to staff at the Brisbane Correctional Centre on Monday, with a further 100 to be rolled out…

Speed cameras pitched as a way to curb Malahat crashes – Times Colonist

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Cameras on the Malahat could reduce high-speed crashes on the stretch of highway, says the Capital Regional District’s traffic safety commission. If the CRD votes in favour of the proposal on July 12, it will ask the Cowichan Valley Regional district for its support in calling on the provincial government to install the cameras. The interval-based speed-enforcement cameras are different from the photo-radar system scrapped…

Canon’s smallest dSLR grows a little – CNET

Sunday, July 02, 2017

The most beautiful phone ever has one wildly annoying issue The Samsung Galaxy S8’s fast speeds and fantastic curved screen make it a top phone for 2017, but the annoying fingerprint reader could sour your experience.