October 18th 2011 12:26 am


by dave

Lens adapters for digital cameras
In a previous life, I shot a lot of photos on Nikon glass.
My latest desire / obsession is this beautiful little full frame darling (I don't have one. Yet...).
Sony A7: http://www.engadget.com/products/sony/alpha/7/
A full frame interchangeable lens camera that you can almost fit in your pocket. If your pockets looked like this. Anyway, I want one. Badly! Unfortunately, there... Read more →

by dave

All I have to say about the Canon EOS-1D X: 204,800 ISO?!?!
For all intents and purposes, this thing has night vision. Incredible!

(For reference, the previous full frame "record" seemed to be the Nikon D3's 102,400 ISO.)

Other relevant specs:

Sensor: 18 megapixel (CMOS -- 36mm x 24mm)
Sensitivity: 100 - 51,200 ISO (Expanded: 50 - 204,800 ISO)
Continuous shooting: 12 fps
Shutter cycles: 400K cycles
Metering: 252 zones
Video: Quicktime MOV (1080/30p/24p, 720p/60p/50p)
LCD: 3.2 inches (1MP+)
Memory: 2 x CF
Price: $6800

Ships in March of 2012! Read more →