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A SteadyCam is usually an expensive piece of equipment that stabilizes cameras and allows for those smooth, gliding shots you see in movies. Picosteady is a project from Kickstarter. It is a stabilizer device that designed to your iPhone. It’s got a pivoting handle and a counterweight and accommodates a range of cameras, not just the iPhone. It’s $139 on pre-order on Kickstarter, and it’s expected to go up to $179 in retail. 

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Canon has officially joined the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, the new Canon EOS M($800), an 18-megapixel compact with touchscreen control and sized for your pocket. Features include a 3.0 inch smudge-resistant touchscreen, ISO 100-12800, an APS-C CMOS sensor and Full HD video recording. The EOS M uses a new lens system that’s smaller. The company has two lenses specially for the camera. The EOS M ships with a new EF-M 22mm f/2 STM lens. A longer, zooming EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens will also be available for $300.

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The Polaroid’s Z2300 instant digital camera was unveiled at the 2012 CEA (consumer electronics association). A compact digital camera with built-in Zink printer. It features an integrated printer with ZINK printer, producing full-colour 2x3-inch prints in under a minute. It equipped with a 10 meagpixel image sensor and has a 3 inch LCD viewing display on the rear, and the camera can be stored photographs digitally via SD card. Available for pre-order at Polaroid, the Polaroid Z2300 will be arriving in stores on August 15th for around $160 with paper costing $15 for 30 sheets or $25 for 50 sheets. Features: - 10 MP digital camera - 3.0” bright color LCD for viewing images - Compact size and usability - SD compatible for expanded memory, up to 32GB - Rechargeable lithium-ion battery

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Flir has lauched a consumer grade thermographic image video camera, imaging based not on light but on heat. Called the Scout. It allows the user to see clearly in total darkness, smoke, dust and also light fog.
Built around Flir’s leading edge thermal night vision technology, Scout gives outdoor enthusiasts the power to see people, animals, and their surroundings clearly in total darkness, as well as through smoke, dust, and light fog. Scout uses a thermal camera to make video images from heat, not light, and displays this video on its built‐in LCD eyepiece.” 

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Sony’s new NEX camcorder, it looks great! Sony claims, the NEX-VG10 is “the world’s first consumer camcorder with interchangeable lenses”. The NEX VG10 will also accept Alpha mount lenses from Sony’s DSLR line with the use of an appropriate lens adapter. It can capture full 1920x1080 high definition video at up to 24Mbps. Sound comes in via a Quad Capsule Spatial Array Stereo Microphone(an array of four microphones is combined to make a stereo mix). Other features include a 3.0” LCD with sharp 921,000-dot resolution. It comes with an Sony18-200mm lens. And it can shoot the 14MP stills. The NEX-VG10 carries an initial retail price of $2000.

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"A DSMC is a camera that shoots stills and motion. Configure that camera any way you want. Select a brain. Configure your body." Red may have just changed the digital imaging game with the new Scarlet and EPIC cameras, which include options for full-frame 35mm size sensors. The Scarlet is available in 4.9MP, 13.8MP and 24MP. The EPIC is available in 13.8MP, 24MP, 65MP and 261MP. Here’s the big one though - they are available in Nikon and Canon mounts. And even you can select the other add-on includes a 1080p monitoring, flash storage, frames, mounts and more. [ link ]

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The PENTAX K-30($850) is a weather and dust resistant digital SLR camera. It sports a lightweight and compact body with weatherproof capabilities. The PENTAX K-30 features include a 16 megapixel APS-C sized CMOS image sensor, an optical finder with 100% field of view, full HD video recording, high-speed burst shooting at approximately six images per second, ISO speeds up to 25600, rechargeable Li-Ion or AA battery compatible and a 3-inch LCD.  The company said that its new PENTAX K-30 will be available in July for the price of $849.95.

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Nokia has announced the 808 PureView, a phone that incorporates a 41-megapixel camera the Nokia 808 PureView.(Yes, 41MP!!) as well as Carl Zeiss optics, and something the company calls “pixel oversampling technology.” Pixel oversampling technology is “the ability to zoom without loss of clarity and capture seven pixels of information, condensing into one pixel for the sharpest images imaginable,” It runs Nokia Belle OS (formerly called Symbian). The Nokia 808 PureView has specs that include a 4-inch ClearBlack AMOLED display, 1.3GHz processor, 16GB of internal storage (with microSD expansion up to 32GB) and a battery life of 6.5 talk time hours over 3G. It shoots 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second and digital zoom that can go as high as 6X in 720p recording. VIDEO : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfvMWyWvrAQ

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Kodak had introduced a KODAK eyeCamera 4.1… The 4.1 version, obviously it is the April Fool, It looks like super cool! Click 2 enlarge! “What you see is what you get” Viewfinder - Now you can take that photo at the exact moment you see that special scene. Facial Recall Assistant - Handy for parties and reunions. Image Stabilizer - After a glass of wine or two, this feature will ensure that all of your photos are razor sharp, maybe even sharper than you remember. Selective Auto-Focus & Zoom - See something you like? Just look, focus, zoom & snap! This is a new feature so use it wisely. It might get you in trouble at the beach so practice at home first. Wink and Shoot Shutter - Taking photos is now as easy as a winking! We use our patented eyeVu technology to activate only on a wink, not a blink. When you have a cold and are sneezing it is advised you not wear your KODAK eyeCamera 4.1 or you will get pictures of your feet (think about it). Digital X-Ray Vision - No way? Yes way! In partnership with the Superman Corporation located in the Fortress of Solitude, we co-developed this amazing feature at a bargain price. But remember, even though you will be able to see through walls and closed doors you will not be able to walk through them. Panoramic Mode - Achieved merely by employing classic Kodak ease-of-use and turning one’s head 360- degrees The KODAK eyeCamera 4.1 is social media compatible so you will be able to stream your life 24x7! Easy photo uploads to Facebook, Flickr, KODAK Gallery, and Twitter are a snap. Now you can impress your friends with an endless stream of photos to accompany the running commentary of text updates you currently provide.

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Canon 7D - Hardcore Durability Test!! EOS 7D (with serial number 580516676) is by: Hitting it with a car; Dropping it down some steps on a wheelchair; Freezing it, soaking it, and setting fire to it.