This extravagant medium-format camera combines Phase One’s digital imaging tech with the manual controls and design aesthetic of ALPA’s classic analog cameras. In 50-, 60- and 80- megapixel variants. Image samples here.
Photographers praise the low light shooting of the new Sony α7S interchangeable lens full-frame mirrorless camera. This video by YouTuber Miami Fever makes it easy to see why. Also the people in it are hilarious.
The newest version of Sony’s 24.3MP full-frame mirrorless camera adds 5-axis optical image stabilization for both still images and video. The α7 II also has up to 30% faster autofocus than the α7. Hits Japan & Europe 1/2015. U.S. TBD.
The Nikon Df was already more form than function, but this Brikk’s 24k gold and stingray leather build heavily tips the scale. It comes with a Nikkor 14-24 F/2.8 lens and a Zero Halliburton case, both finished in 24K gold.
It’s been a while since we’ve seen an interesting camera from Kodak, but its digital imaging partner has a neat trick up its sleeve. The Pixpro SP360 action cam can shoot 360º panoramas through its fisheye lens. Example videos here.
Entertainment and security in one remote-controlled egg. It has a projector with an adjustable lens, a camera, various sensors and a sound system. It maps your home so you can ask it to come to a specific room, or control it directly.
A relatively affordable and compact high frame rate camera. The base model’s resolution is 640×480 at 840fps, right up to 16,500fps at 64×64. The premium model takes 2560×2048 video at 75fps, right up to 18,500fps at 64×64.
Nixie is a concept for a small and flexible camera-equipped quadcopter. The idea is that you’ll wear it as a bracelet, then when you want it to take a picture it’ll fly off your wrist, snap a shot and then come back to you.
Unlike the FLIR One, Seek Thermal’s infrared camera is a dongle for Android and iOS devices. It has a 206×156 thermal sensor and a temperature range of -40ºC to 330ºC. Available in microUSB or Lightning versions.
This simple, yet smart GoPro add-on borrows the design of brass knuckles to provide a stable handheld mount for your action cam. It’s small enough to toss in your pocket, and offers a tight grip no matter what angle you’re holding it at.
The CM1 is an Android smartphone with optics on par with high-end point and shoots. It shoots 4k video, has a 1″ 20mp image sensor, an f/2.8 Leica lens, a mechanical shutter, and a manual focus ring. Drops in Europe first for ~$1,200.
The D750 is a compact full-frame DSLR with a 24.3MP sensor, 100-12,800 ISO, up to 6.5fps continuous shooting and 1080p 60fps video recording. Has dual SD card slots, built-in Wi-fi for sharing and a tiltable 3.2″ LCD display.
Designed to handle just about anything you can throw at it, Ricoh’s action cam is waterproof to 30 feet, shock-resistant to 6-foot drops, dust-proof, and cold-resistant. Shoots ultra-wide-angle video at 1080p/30 resolution and 14mp stills.
A bicycle tail light with an integrated 720p 130º camera and a microphone. The camera continuously records 15min. clips, which are stored in a microSD card (8GB card included). It also has a water-repellent coating.
The Fujifilm X30 has the same 12MP 2/3″ sensor, image processor and lens as its predecessor. It adds a beefier battery, an EVF with exposure previews and a programmable lens ring for more manual control. More here.
GoPro’s new harness lets you mount up to two of its cameras on dogs – one for POV and one for an overhead view. It’s padded, adjustable and fits dogs from 15 to 120lbs. Best of all, your dog won’t look silly at all wearing it.
The baby brother to the α6000, the Alpha α5100 has the same fast autofocus, 24.3MP APS-C sensor, Wi-Fi and apps, but is much thinner and lighter – trading the OLED viewfinder and hot shoe for a flip-up touchscreen.
The Lomo’Instant Camera has a built-in wide-angle lens, plus a portrait lens and a fisheye lens. It also has multiple exposure and long exposure modes and compatible color gels, giving you a variety of customization options.
Next Thing Co.’s Otto is a camera that can take short videos and send them to your mobile device as .GIFs. It also has a variety of filters and other effects. The camera is powered by the Raspberry Pi and is hacker- and modder-friendly.
Sony updates its bestselling compact camera. The RX100 Mk.III is equipped with the fast Bionz X image processor, a 20.9MP Exmor CMOS sensor, a pop-up electronic viewfinder and a Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T 24-70mm F1.8-2.8 lens.
We all think we’re being sly when we snap secret photos with our phones but it’s more than likely others just politely ignore our bad manners. Peek-I is a tiny periscope-like attachment that allows you to take photos at a 90-degree angle.
Inspired by classic 8mm film cameras, Chinon’s forthcoming Bellami HD-1 camera is all digital, capturing full HD 1080/30p video, offering interchangeable lenses, and a comfortable and stable pistol grip. Sample footage here.
Sony revamps its popular α77 24.3mp DSLR with more accurate and flexible autofocus, a fast new Bionz X processor, 100-25600 ISO range, a sharp 1228k dot LCD display, Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, and 4K still image output.
A surprisingly modern Leica. The T-System has an aluminum body, a 16.5MP Sony APS-C sensor and a 3.7″ touchscreen for most of its controls. It has a new lens mount and will launch with a 18-56mm zoom lens and a 23mm prime lens.
Lytro’s amazing light field tech lets viewers refocus images long after you’ve snapped your pictures. Their new Illum camera ups the ante with a 30-250mm zoom lens, a 4″ touchscreen, and much improved image quality. More here.
For the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Adidas has outfitted a special ball with six HD cameras inside, capable of capturing a 360-degree view of the game as the ball is kicked around. Keep an eye out here for updates on its journey to Brazil.
A compact 12.2MP full-frame interchangeable lens camera with an amazing ISO range of 50 to 409,600 for extreme low-light sensitivity. Can also output uncompressed 4K video via HDMI. Compatible with Sony E-Mount lenses.
Like its popular predecessor, the Tough TG-3 is waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and resistant to high pressure and low temperatures. It has a 16mp 1/2.3″ CMOS sensor, a high-speed F2.0 lens, a time-lapse mode and four macro modes.
Commissioned by a security camera company, custom motorcycle builder Chicara Nagata modded a ’66 Little Honda P25 and used a 2MP Sony camera as its headlights and taillights. He also added two more cameras to the bike’s body.
At just 0.89″ thick and weighing just 5.6oz., Samsung’s NX Mini is the slimmest and lightest interchangeable lens camera yet. It has a 20.5mp CMOS sensor, a flip up screen and will launch with wide-angle, zoom and bokeh mini lenses.