Based on the mechanics of a flight simulator, the Acadalus CPS-H1 is a self-leveling tripod head equipped with a digital inclinometer and stepper motors, keeping shots level with minimal fuss.
BenQ’s new E1260 point-and-shoot camera allows you to take High Dynamic Range photographs, thereby eliminating the post-production (and also labor-intensive) work in Photoshop.
Some very good examples here in this collection of long exposure photography, a technique which requires a slow shutter speed (be it 8 seconds or 8 hours) to capture light and movement.
Leica’s compact digi-cam offers a sharp 12.1 megapixel sensor, and a 12x optical zoom lens. It can capture 720p HD video, and even has built-in GPS for recording location data onto images.