Cameras Archive

First-Look Review of the Sony FDR-AX700 4K HDR Camcorder

There has never been a better time to be a photo or video enthusiast. While the consumer market for camcorders and digital SLR cameras has largely disappeared due to improved smartphone video quality, tremendous innovations still occur regularly. The latest step forward in camcorders brings 4K quality trickling down to consumer products. While 4K video cameras have existed for a long time in professional grade …

First-Look Review of the Canon VIXIA GX10 4K Camcorder

The home camcorder, once a staple product for a massive number of families worldwide, faces an enormous existential crisis. In the United States alone, over 2 million units sold in 2007. As of 2016, that number fell to under 600,000 and projections show under 400,000 for 2017. Since there is no question people still enjoy capturing memories on video, the real cause behind the plunge …

Best Spy Pen Mini Hidden Cameras

Ever since James Bond graced the silver screen, many of us have wondered when technology would get to a point where we’d have a few of Q’s special devices for ourselves. If your ultimate goal is a discreet way to record audio and video, you’re in luck. There are plenty of great options available. Spy Pens, visually speaking, are nearly identical to a real pen. …

Ricoh Theta V 360 Spherical Camera Review

360 degree cameras hit the market a few years ago, and allowed many influential videographers to produce video that was simply stunning. These cameras can be used in one of two ways. You can produce a true 360 degree video file that can be played back using special software, enabling the viewer to use their touchscreen or mouse to rotate the visible range. Alternately, videographers …

FrontRow Wearable Lifestyle Camera Review

There is no shortage of portable cameras in 2017. From the longstanding compact camera, to action cams, and even spy cams, the online marketplace is awash with devices that all seem to serve the same purpose. Products like the GoPro have established themselves as market leaders by doing something that nobody else on the was doing. There are many more action cams on the market, …