2012 A fine year for photographers!

January 15, 2012 § 7 Comments


2012 promises to be a fine year for new and second hand cameras.

We can look forward to:

 

New Flagship DSLR’s:

Canon 1D X

Nikon D4

 

New Flagship compact / mirrorless:

Canon G1 X

FujiFilm X Pro 1

Nikon 1

New Fullframe Professional DSLR’s:

Canon 5D Mkiii      To be announced 1st week of March

Nikon D800

 

New Fullframe Rangefinder:

Leica M10?

 

As well as all these exciting new camera each with their own strengths and weakness, we can also look forward to a drop in the price of second hand quality cameras. And remember it is never too late to try out Analog film photography to with great cameras of the past, that can still produce stunning photos.

The two cameras I am personally excited about it the Canon 5D Mkii replacement and the FujiFilm X Pro 1.

What are your thoughts and plans in regards to camera bodies, new or second hand in 2012?

Or are you just satisfied with what you have?

Canon 1Dx V’s Nikon D4

January 9, 2012 § Leave a comment


Battle of the new Canon and Nikon’s flagship SLR’s

 Nikon D4 Canon EOS-1Dx
Available February 2012) March 2012)
Mega pixels (Million) 16.2 18.1
Sensor Size 36.0 x 23.9 mm 36 mm x 24 mm
ISO Sensitivity

 

ISO 100-12,800
Ext ISO  50 to 204800
ISO 100-51200
Ext ISO 50 to 204800
Shutter Speed 30 sec to 1/8000 sec 30 sec to 1/8000 sec
Autofocus Points 51 61
Movie

 

 

1920×1080 24,30 fps
1280×720 30,60 fps
 1920×1080 24,25,30 fps
1280×720 50,60 fps
640×480 25,30 fps
Card Slot 1 CF card and 1 XQD card  Dual CF cards (Type I or II)
Continuous Shooting Speed at full res

 

10 frames per second
11 frames per second (AE/AF Locked)
14 frames per sec
Monitor Size 3.2 inches 3.2 inches
Monitor Resolution 921,000 dots 1.04 Million dots
 Price Still to be announced  £5,299.00

New Canon Pro body announced!

October 18, 2011 § Leave a comment


The Canon 1DX will be be among us by March 2012.

It’s main features are:
18 MP Fullframe CMOS Sensor
61 point focus system
Dual DIGIC 5 processors
12fps for RAW shots, 14fps for JPEG
ISO 50 – 51,200

While this be Canon’s new flagship Camera, it will be interesting to see what filters down to the rest of the Canon line, especially the Canon 5D MKii and 7D replacements.

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