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What about the 3D? If even gave its name to our site … Although we have made clear that the significance of today is not the same as when we started the journey on the Internet. Before it was three-dimensional content acceleration represented on a screen and today are offering three-dimensional content level of depth thanks to a TV / glasses.
Sony has just introduced its new digital cameras that offer exciting 3D functionality. We talked about the new Sony T99 and TX9 WX5. If you want technical characteristics and prices, you will be advised that in September and will range from 350 to 400 euros.
They have two 3D modes, one known as 3D panoramic sweep, which is more than the improvement of the traditional sweep to take panoramic photographs with a single lens to take pictures (up to 100) and reconstruct a 3D sequence to be viewed with stereoscopic glasses on a TV via HDMI.
The second mode is a 3D multi-way sweep provides a very interesting result, as shown below.
You have reached the market the finest compact camera market with the possibility of exchanging their goals. Sony launches its first compact cameras with interchangeable lenses and HD video: the world’s smallest camera Nex-5 and older sister Nex-3 .
Elegant, small, easy to handle. So are the two new cameras offer Sony’s DSLR image quality without being even allow you to change its objectives thanks to its target E-mount compatible with the objectives ? DSLR (via optional adapter).
The compact digital cameras Nex-5 (pictured right) and Nex-3 are new members of the ? family, the latest addition to Sony. They are really easy to use, offering the convenience of interchangeable lenses in a sleek new design that fits easily in your pocket.
The image quality of pictures and videos has been improved thanks to the powerful BIONZ processor ensures speed SLR style but with a fast and accurate autofocus and minimal shutter lag. Unlike conventional DSLR models, the design ‘without mirrors’ get slim both houses only 24.2 mm (Nex-5, excluding handle and feet) and 25.4mm (Nex-3, excluding grip and mount) in thinnest point. The Nex-5 incorporates a robust yet lightweight magnesium body, which makes the digital camera world smallest and lightest interchangeable lens .
In the old days, when a unit suffered some problem, the only solution was to say goodbye to him for a few weeks while passing through the service. Today however, thanks to the proliferation of the Internet, companies put at our disposal the tools that we ourselves can update the software that controls the functions of electronic products in order to refine potential problems identified after marketing, or in some cases, improve their performance by incorporating new features or expanding existing ones. These are the firmwares, each time a word that sounds more in our ears, and accompanying almost all devices that accumulate in our homes, from DVD players to game consoles going on, of course, with all the cameras digital.
Have your camera updated to the latest version only have advantages, but many times not to do so through ignorance or fear. If you’re willing to overcome both, read some general advice independent of model or brand of camera you have and then jump to the appropriate section:
-Make sure the camera is fully charged or connect through the adapter before you start.
Under no circumstances, disconnect or turn off the camera during the upgrade process.
-The update process usually takes between 20 and 40 seconds. If you see what happens the minute and the progress bar of the camera is frozen, cross your fingers and pray for a minute before turning it off and try again, hoping that nothing bad has happened.
-I updated the firmware for each device that has passed through my hands and I never had the best problem. If unfortunately you were not so lucky, do not worry and contact a service representative of your camera.
-Finally, the websites of different companies often contain instructions for updating the firmware for each model precisely. Unfortunately, in many cases, these instructions are in English (http://www.parasaber.com/formacion/aprender-ingles/) or are difficult to locate (hence the origin of this guide). If the language is not a problem, follow the instructions.
1. Download the latest version of firmware from Canon’s website and unpacks clicking on the file you downloaded.
2. Format the memory card from the camera.
3. Connect the camera to the computer via USB or using a card reader to copy the firmware file to the root directory of the card (go, no put it into any subfolder).
4. Canon recommend removing the camera lens before doing anything else, but I have not done before and so far has cost me any annoyance. Insert the card into the camera and turn it on.
5. Press the MENU button and scroll down to the last option, “Firmware”. Enter by pressing SET and the two options that appear select OK (OK if you just shows is that you were wrong in any of the above steps, or you already have the latest version installed). It will show your firmware version and the version that is on the card, select “Yes” if everything is correct.
6. The start installing firmware. Do not turn off the camera or touch anything until it finishes. This done, turn it off and get even the battery.
7. Re-attach them, turn on the camera and confirm that all is well and has the advantage of the latest version.
1. Download the latest version of firmware from Nikon’s website . Depending on the type of camera that you’ll find that the archive contains one or two files as the latest DSLR from the company uses two different firmwares (A and B).
2. Format the memory card from the camera.
3. Connect the camera to the computer via USB or using a card reader to copy the firmware file to the root directory of the card. If your camera uses two firmwares, copy only the first (copy never both at once).
4. Disconnect the camera from your computer or card reader (and then put it in the camera).
5. Turn on the camera, press the MENU button and access the firmware section. Usually found in Settings> Firmware version.
6. Enter Update, select “Yes” and press the OK button to start the update.
7. Wait until it finishes and you indicate that you turn off the camera.
8. If you use two sets of firmware, repeat steps 2 to 7 with the remaining file (firmware B).
9. Reformat the memory card.
10. Turn the camera back and confirms that all is well and has the advantage of the latest version.
Download the firmware from Sony’s website and follow the same steps described for Canon cameras. The only significant difference is that Sony often use multiple files for the update. Copy them all to the memory card and go.
Along with the software included with your camera you will find an application called OLYMPUS Master 2 / Studio 2 with which a breeze to upgrade. In addition, Olympus has two pages in perfect Castilian where they explain everything you need for the compact and SLR.
Have leaked rumors about the possibility that Sony-source company is developing a Nippon- new camera digital compact waterproof. The model is called Sony DSC-TX5 and here we have some features that would certainly be confirmed.
While no data or images officialwould be a variant of its popular DSC-TX7 given the photos unofficial transcended the qualities on this new model. The similarity is evident as long as the rumors are confirmed and thus the truth about the leaked images.
The Sony DSC-TX5 would be a small compact camera. Bring a CMOS Exmor sensor of 10 megapixels, 4x Carl Zeiss optics and can record video in 1080p format.
It is hoped that this new Sony is presented in the next exhibition of photography to be held in California between 19 and 23 February and its estimated price would be about 210 euros .
Did you expect a renewed Sony waterproof?
Make pictures in the pool or the sea with a waterproof digital camera. Underwater cameras Cyber-shot ™ are resistant to shock, dust and ice, so you can take them anywhere.
Make a splash with a waterproof digital camera
The Cyber-shot ™ waterproof are carefully designed to prevent moisture from entering the camera. Take a dip in the pool, catch or anything exciting water sports and dive up to an hour while doing underwater photos at depths of up to 3 meters (10 feet). Take the step and join the fun.
Proven to operate in the harshest conditions
The Cyber-shot ™ T Series are waterproof travel companions elegant and durable. Shockproof, dust, water and ice: you capture stunning images at any location. It captures the action on the ski slopes at temperatures of -10 º C (14 º F) . Take on the most rugged terrain with the comfort of your camera withstand drops from 1.5 meters and has been rigorously tested to operate even in harsh environments.
Rugged and stylish looks
The Cyber-shot ™ waterproof feature a metallic finish and a compact and lightweight for easy transport on any trip. With a wide selection of stylish colors and matching accessories, you will leave a good impression in and out of water.
Capture the details in any situation
The waterproof cameras not sacrifice image quality. Underwater cameras Cyber-shot ™ features include innovative features to capture HD videos fluid and natural looking photos even in low light. Wherever you go, you make the most intelligent features such as capture extra-wide images.
I recently talked about the goals of C-mount as ” Toy objectives “, a definition that I fear you will not like too much of Kenko, as it is about to present a complete system to use these objectives in the digital world. This will occur sometime during the Spring Tokyo International Gift Show, which opened its doors today and will last until Friday.
The central point is a compact camera with a 1/2.3 sensor “and 14Mpixels , and without support RAW. These characteristics place it in a totally new, since it is the camera interchangeable lenses with the smaller sensor on the market: doing the calculations, the crop factor should be around 5.6X , compared with four micro 2X thirds, and 1.5/1.6X Sony and Samsung.
In the past Photokina already showed a prototype of the camera, and today we can see on the website of Kenko (above) along with a large group of targets. Also, the image appeared several flashes , and what appear to be adapted for purposes of digiscoping mount T. Read the rest of this entry »
The Sony company officially presented the new camera range NEX NEX-C3, which replaces the NEX-3 and the new Alpha 35, confirming the rumors emerged about month ago when the company renewed its range of compact cameras.
The new NEX-C3 has a compact chassis and is capable of taking photos and HD video quality and DSLR APS Exmor CMOS sensor 16.2 megapixel HD. In this way, capture detailed images of high professional quality “with minimal noise”, as Sony says. As for video capture, the camera supports 720p HD video in MPEG4 format.
The NEX-C3 5.5 fps shooting and allows 3D panoramic sweep, besides being a camera-friendly interface with the new ‘Photo Creativity’ by Sony. It incorporates creative effects with preview image in real time and a series of interchangeable-mount lens E. This new Sony camera also has an LCD screen of 7.5 cm TruBlack / 3 “with tilt adjustment
On the other hand, Sony has also launched the new Alpha 35, the compact replaces the A33. This camera has the same characteristics as the NEX-C3 but incorporates a recording mode for capturing video at 8.4 MP 7fps and supports 1080p HD video.
Regarding prices, the NEX-C3 will be released this summer with a 18-55 mm lens for $ 649 or 16 mm respectively, or $ 599 (443 or 409 euros), available in black and silver.
The A35 will be released in August for $ 699 (477 euros) with a 18-55 mm lens or $ 599 without lens. Sony also will sell a 30 mm macro lens f / 3.5 in October for $ 249 and a larger flash will arrive in August.