Here at Crave, we've covered a lot of concept cameras, most of which were drafted by designers and not camera manufacturers. However, the shooter we're Craving today was demonstrated by Canon at the World Expo 2010 now taking place in Shanghai.
The Canon Wonder Camera is shaped like a megazoom snapper but has a more streamlined, futuristic look. The lens is capable of snapping macro photos or zooming up to 500mm. But what's more astonishing is that, according to Canon, this shooter captures only video, since the clip's resolution is high enough for users to splice … Read more
The number of compact and ultracompact digital cameras available from major manufacturers is overwhelming--and it's about to get worse. Before summer's out, most of the companies will have announced a new batch of point-and-shoot models in an attempt to woo you into upgrading or at least penciling them into your holiday shopping budget. Judging by the reader e-mails I receive, none of the current crop seem to have all of the features you desire, so maybe some new options are exactly what's needed.
My fear, though, is it'll just be more of the same, with too … Read more
Apple's Mac OS X 10.6.4 update Tuesday contained several additions of note to serious photographers: support for several cameras' raw image formats and for tethered shooting with Canon cameras in the company's Aperture software.
Apple, like photography software rival Adobe Systems, is on a constant treadmill supporting new cameras' raw formats. The proprietary file formats offer higher quality and greater flexibility, but each camera has its own format for software companies to decode.