Camera Gear

iVue-Horizon-Pro-19

In this day and age of recording devices and selfie sticks, it's fun to see what's out there in terms of videography gear.  iVue has come out with the Horizon Pro Sport Camera glasses, which allow you to record video right from the eyeglass frame, and useful for recording while you are doing outdoor activities [...]

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bodelin-proscope

If you've ever dreamed of turning your mobile device into a microscope (who hasn't?), then here's the add-on phone accessory that you've been wishing for. It's the Bodelin ProScope Micro Mobile. The ProScope is designed to snap into a special sleeve for the iPhone, iPad or Samsung Galaxy S4. The Edmund pro level glass optics provide [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, iOS, News
SJCAM_2

The SJCAM X1000 is another affordable action camera, or POV camera, that is biting on the heels of more popular and expensive action cameras. With the x1000's features and picture quality, this is a camera that could be an inexpensive alternative to higher-priced cameras such as the ever-popular GoPro. Right off the bat, the X1000 [...]

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garmin-babycam

Dash cams have become very popular in the last few years, but now we have another type of camera for cars. No, it's not a back up camera, it's a backseat camera or a babycam. The Garmin babyCam connects without tools to the headrest of your seat and interfaces wirelessly with a variety of Garmin [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Car Gear, News
ThiEye 03

My first impression on the i60 from ThiEYE was that it was going to be another POV action camera. Although it is similar to other cameras on the market, the i60 has some unique features of its own that makes it stand out from the rest. The i60 has the typical rectangle matchbox shape. It [...]

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Screenshot 2016-03-28 at 10.09.36 PM

A few years ago Google purchased Nik, a German company that developed the Snapseed photo app. Along with Snapseed, Nik also developed several photo editing plugins: Analog Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza, HDR Efex Pro, Sharpener Pro, and Dfine. These plugins work with popular editing programs like Photoshop, Lightroom, and Aperture. This [...]

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Foldio-and-phone

It's difficult.  We see high quality photographs of small objects all the time in tv and print ads. But when we try to use our smartphone to take a picture that looks like that it doesn't work.  We're trying to get something sold on eBay, so we have to have pictures.  Getting the object is easy enough, but it [...]

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annke-trailcam-2

Home security cameras are perfect for keeping an eye on the interior and exterior of your home, but how can you easily find out if there are animals (or people) creeping around in your woods or yard without having to run Ethernet cables for communications and wires for power? One way is to setup a [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews
F1

While OPPO might not be a well known brand outside of Asia, I've been watching their expansion outside of that region and their products after owning an OPPO Find 7A over the last couple of months.  Rather than make "run of the mill" phones, they've been trying to add functionality and hardware to  differentiate themselves. [...]

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Posted in: Android, Camera Gear, News
canary-canary-1

I've said it before, I'll say it again...I love security cameras. There is a certain peace of mind in knowing that if someone breaks into your home, you will know about it instantly. Additionally, most newer cameras have some type of DVR function, allowing you to provide Police with footage if bad guys ever break into [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Home and Kitchen, Reviews
eyefi-mobi-16gb-class10-SDHCcard

Quick! You can now get the Eyefi Mobi 16 GB class 10 Wi-Fi SDHC card for $34.50 from Amazon. That's a discount of $10.45 (down from it's recent price of $44.95). These cards have been around for a while, but if you are not familiar with it, you might be asking yourself "Why do I [...]

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TenbaDNA13 - 1

Photography tools have changed considerably over the past fifteen years. Used to be, you had to have a large camera body, many varied lenses, and dozens of filters, flashes, and meters to capture the perfect photo. True photogs shot on film, so there needed to be a place to hold unexposed rolls and exposed rolls. [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews
samsung-smartcam-4

Samsung isn't a name that normally comes to my mind when I think about security cameras brands, so I was surprised when I was offered the chance to review their SmartCam HD Plus. Since this camera is made by Samsung, it has to be good right? Let's find out if Samsung is the next big thing in wireless security cameras. [...]

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foldio360

If you're an eBay or Etsy seller of small items, a product reviewer like me or someone who just likes to goof around with photography gadgets, you will want to check out the Foldio360 turntable project on Kickstarter. Made by the same guys that brought use the Foldio portable photography studio, which earned a spot [...]

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Clockall

Have you ever wondered what the babysitter is doing while you're gone, or maybe you have a loved one in a nursing home and you think the care might be lacking?  If so, then this little spy camera may be just the thing for you.  Disguised as a mini alarm clock, this  2.2" tall by [...]

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