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Canon Makes 120 Megapixel DSLR Camera

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Canon seems to be focusing on developing a sensor with super large size. After announcing sensor world which claimed up to 250 megapixels (MP), now appears a DSLR camera prototype that included in the family of EOS sensor 120 MP.

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With a large super-resolution, the camera certainly can produce images that are so detailed, as can capture pores and wrinkles on the face and even able to display a unique reflection in the eyes of someone in the same shot.

The camera was dubbed 120M EOS Camera System. Although there is no word when the camera will swing in the market, but at least the crosshairs tool has become a prototype.

120M EOS Camera System itself seemed attached with 24-70mm lens, it looks solid and certainly targeting the premium market and professional photographers.

As for the 250 MP sensor which is also made by Canon codenamed APS-H CMOS with the amount of 19 580 x 12 600 pixels resolution. Canon APS-H sized larger than the APS-C, but has a smaller frame.

This sensor has claimed to be able to read the details of light very quickly to 1.25 billion pixels per second. The ability of the sensor is not only good for the purposes of taking a static image (photo), but also for high-resolution video.

The ability to take video sensors up to 5 fps and the image 30 times brighter than 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

Advantages and disadvantages of the DSLR vs. Mirrorless Camera

A few months back I had the opportunity to try a lot of variety both DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

When testing the mirrorless camera, I found the image quality of mirrorless cameras that have a lot of equivalent compared to a DSLR camera.

mirrorless cameraBut each has a different character. Maybe this information can help those who are still looking for a new digital camera or are considering moving the camera system.

Some of the things that makes me like using the camera mirrorless namely:

  • High portability: I can bring more lenses without objection. Usually when carrying a set of DSLR system, my bag weighs less than 5 kg. But with mirrorless, total weighing under 3 kg. 2 kg lighter significant when streets away and up the mountain.
  • When shooting street photography in the streets, or human interest, more people do not care so candid photograph better.
  • Mirrorless systems rely on live view and an electronic viewfinder. We can see clearly what the focus and not, can also see a dark light / exposure, histogram, color, special effects clearly. What is seen is what will be obtained. There is no guessing and surprised like in DSLR cameras.
  • High adaptability mirrorless camera, because we could use a long lens or a lens that is not semerek with the adapter. To manually focus more sophisticated than many DSLR cameras because mirrorless cameras have focus peaking feature
  • Can focus on any area, including the area to the edges of the photo frame with ease. In tiitk DSLR camera focus-point usually get together in the middle. Generation mirrorless camera autofocus speed in 2014 has also been rapid.
  • What I miss from the camera when using the camera mirrorless DSLR?
  • The optical viewfinder is more effective (clear, no glare, do not eat battery power) when shooting in extremely bright conditions and dark.
  • The handle is larger and in a more steady when held, especially when using a telephoto zoom lens. Although the current mirrorless cameras provide a wide range of accessories such as a battery grip or Leathercase which I find helpful.
  • Knobs and levers DSLR cameras are usually larger and easier to find and pressed.
  • The battery capacity is higher. One DSLR camera battery at full charge is usually sufficient for a day of sightseeing, while the need for the battery is approximately 2-3 mirrorless camera.
  • Heavy camera can sometimes help, especially when the camera is on a tripod and the wind is quite strong. DSLR camera that weighs heavier inertia is higher so the wind resistance.

From the above experience, I feel both types of cameras are complementary, no type is more superior than others. There is no harm in choosing the shape and specifications of the camera according to the preferences of each.

How Important Size Megapixel in Camera Phone?

Later, some vendors offer phones with advanced camera features and high-megapixel resolution. Actually, how important is the size of megapixels in camera phones?megapixel camera

Pixel is a kind of unit to form images. But megapixels are not the only determinant of quality photos. The size of megapixels is sexy to the language of marketing. But in fact, in addition to the megapixel camera, there are other factors that determine the quality of the photo. For example, the quality of the lens should be good. Then the opening is wide so it can absorb more light.

For everyday use, it is not necessary megapixel camera size is too high. If it’s just a change in BBM profile picture or post on Facebook, the usual resolution camera will suffice.

Except for large size printing is a great need megapixels. But to post on Facebook two megapixels pretty enough. Megapixel is a feature that makes people interested to buy it, but not interested in camera with large pixels, but take a look at some of the other excellent features that make value-added.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Presents With LVF Features

Panasonic to re-add the collection line mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera is the latest of the series named GM Lumix DMC-GM5. Designed with a body that is compact and stylish, the Lumix DMC-GM5 has a pretty slim size, combined with a frame made ​​of magnesium alloy which gives the impression of quite sturdy and solid.

Equipped with Digital Live MOS sensor resolution of 16 megapixels and the Venus Engine processor, the Lumix DMC-GM5 able to perform the task of image rendering and color reproduction, so as to produce a very sharp image quality. In fact, this camera is able to produce reasonably good images in low light conditions at ISO sensitivity up to 25,600.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5This camera has been equipped with LVF (Live View Finder) which has a sharp resolution with 1,166K-dot quality with a fairly wide field of view. LVF permanently mounted on the Lumix DMC-GM5 has the exact same capabilities with other series Panasonic mirrorless camera, the Lumix DMC-GX7.

For those who like to capture the special moments with high speed, Lumix DMC-GM5 can do the task with the help of Contrast AF system. This system works by exchanging digital signals between the camera and the lens at the maximum shutter speed of 240fps. So Lumix DMC-GM5 object captures moving images at high speed and more accurate.

Various AF capability has equipped this camera, such as Face / Eye Detection AF, AF Low Light, plus Pinpoint AF and One-Shot AF to be able to maximize the use of the Lumix DMC-GM5 in a wide variety of shooting situations.

Additionally, the Lumix DMC-GM5 also can make video capture Full-HD high-resolution measuring 1920 × 1080, 60p in AVCHD progressive and MP4 format with stereo sound quality. In order for the results to a maximum video capture, this camera is equipped with a 3-inch LCD screen with high resolution 920K-dot.

Following the trend of today’s advanced digital cameras, Panasonic has equipped the WiFi connectivity on the Lumix DMC-GM5 for ease of sharing images via a smartphone or tablet. Additionally, this camera is also equipped with Instant Transfer feature that allows users to automatically transfer photos to a smartphone or tablet after the shooting.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 plan would go on sale in November and is priced at around $ 899 This price includes a 12-32mm sized lenses.

Panasonic’s smallest mirrorless Have Successor?

September 15, 2014 Panasonic is rumored to be releasing some new camera products. That said, the successor of his smallest mirrorless camera will take part in the event.

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Is GM2 as the product in question. This series is the successor of the Panasonic GM1, which is touted as the micro four third interchangeable lens camera (ILC), the smallest in the world.

GM2 is said to have an electronic viewfinder (EVF) and a hot shoe, two features that are not available in GM1. Besides these two things, it looks like there will be no major changes in GM2, even sensor used was the same as its predecessor.

There is also the Panasonic LX100, a pocket camera with a micro four third format. Although classified as a pocket camera, LX100 is said to be equipped with the 24-74 lens f / 1.7 to 2.8.

In addition, this camera also can record 4K video, and has an integrated EVF. Although not yet confirmed, reportedly LX100 will use the same sensor with GH4, owned flagship Panasonic camera.

Panasonic had reportedly will release a new lens for micro four third camera line of his, which among other things is 35-100mm and 150mm f / 2.8.

Pentax Releases Successor Extra Large Sensor Camera

In 2010, Pentax medium format digital camera released first, the 645D. With the function of weather sealed, extra-large sensor camera that can be used in various kinds of weather.

Now, Pentax released the successor of the camera, the 645Z. This camera is not much different glimpse of her brother. As for the difference, lies in the source.

pentax new releaseSeries 645Z uses a medium format type CMOS sensors, while the 645D uses the CCD sensor. Wearing size 44 x 33mm sensor from Sony, 645Z claimed to have better performance than its predecessor.

The surplus is mainly of auto focus speed and ISO sensitivity can reach 204,000. While the 645D, can only reach ISO of 1600.

In addition, burst shot 645Z can reach 3fps, compared to 645D which only 1.5 fps. With a resolution of 51.4 megapixels, the size of the RAW image files from the camera reaches 51mb, while only 20mb jpeg files.

For image storage, Pentax 645Z equip with two SD card slots. The camera is priced at 9191.49 USD for the body only and 10212.77 for bundling with 55mm lens f / 2.8 (equivalent to 33mm on a full frame). The 645Z has practically no rivals, because the price is much cheaper than the medium format digital cameras like Hasselblad.

According to him, in comparison with a full frame DSLR camera upscale than its competitors such as Canon or Nikon, the price is not too far adrift 645Z. But he mentions, the sensor is much larger than both.