Panasonic, no stranger to the camera game, today announced a major new development in electronic Global Shutter technology.  This Global Shutter tech or something similar will eventually find its way onto almost every new camera produced.  And not just by Panasonic.  Frequently, large manufacturers cross license each others patents, and / or directly purchase manufactured […]

Japan’s Disposal Workers: Net Cafe Refugees from MediaStorm on Vimeo. Internet cafes have existed in Japan for a couple of decades, but in the mid 2000’s, a few customers began using these spaces as living quarters. Internet cafe refugees in Japan are mostly temporary employees; their salary too low to rent their own apartments. How strange […]

Want the full story on what 5-Axis IS does? Play this movie above and in two minutes find out. Only have thirty seconds to spend? Play the quick marketing overview piece below. The Sony juggernaut just never rests.  First came the groundbreaking Sony A7, packing twenty four megapixels into a tiny body almost small enough […]

I had never been to WPPI, the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International show in Las Vegas,  so when Paul Gero told me he was going I made an on the spot decision to join him.  The Sunday afternoon drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes a bit over four hours at a legal and […]

Video Curtesy of Endgadget. Whoa, hang on here camera fans! Something new is coming from Samsung; the long anticipated Samsung Galaxy NX camera with an operating system based entirely upon Android OS.   A camera powered by an Android operating system?  Another Samsung product likely conceived and cleverly priced by brand managers over in Asia, […]