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February 23rd, 2016

Ricoh Imaging Introduces Its Smallest WG-Series Camera

Posted By Staff
DENVER, Colo. February 22, 2016 – Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the Ricoh WG-M2, a compact, shockproof and fully waterproof action camera with an ultra-wide 204-degree lens that captures stunningly sharp 4K Ultra-HD video. Approximately 40 percent smaller and more lightweight than previous models in Ricoh’s acclaimed WG series, the new WG-M2 allows you …
January 21st, 2016

Leica Takes A Dive (Underwater, That Is)

Posted By Staff
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  Depth-rated to 49 feet for SCUBA divers who want an amphibious camera to record their underwater adventures, the new Leica U-X (Typ 113) is also sealed against dust and other elements; it’s winterized and shock-resistant, too. At its core, the X-U features a 16.5 megapixel APS-C size sensor, a three-inch LCD (although no viewfinder) …
June 4th, 2015

SIRUI Introduces Its First Waterproof Tripods

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Sirui Waterproof Tripod
SIRUI’s new W Series of waterproof tripods are specifically designed to brave the elements by incorporating waterproof and leak-proof materials used in the automotive industry. Check out the press release below for more info: SIRUI W Series Waterproof tripods expand the capabilities of outdoor photographers and videographers like no other tripod! While most tripods warn …
February 10th, 2015

Ricoh Expands Rugged Underwater Series with WG-5 GPS

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Pentax WG-5 GPS
Ricoh has expanded the WG series with their new Pentax WG-5 GPS camera. With a new non-slip grip, the camera body has been upgraded to be waterproof up to 45 feet, shock resistant up to a 7 foot fall, crushproof up to 220 lbs, and freezeproof up to -10 degrees Celsius. The 16 megapixel CMOS …
February 10th, 2015

Nikon Announces 9 New COOLPIX Cameras

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Nikon COOLPIX P610
In addition to their niches D810A Astrophotography DSLR, Nikon has just announced a diverse range of COOLPIX cameras. The line includes the P610 and L840 with 60x and 38x zoom capability respectively, rugged and weatherproof AW130 and S33 models, and budget friendly L32 and S3700 compacts. Check out the press releases below for the complete …
February 5th, 2015

Olympus New OM-D E-M5 Mark II, Tough TG-860, and M.ZUIKO 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO Lens

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus has just announced new products including the OM-D E-M5 Mark II. With a 16 megapixel sensor and 5-axis stabilization, the camera shoots 10 fps with 81-point Fast AF. Utilizing pixel shift technology, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II can be set to 40 megapixel mode for high resolution images. Video mode captures 1080p up to …
January 7th, 2014

Polaroid Announces Three New Hi-Definition Mountable Sports Action Cameras at CES 2014

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Action camera fans – get ready! Polaroid has announced the expansion of their sports action line. The waterproof Polaroid C combines a square design with a wide angle lens for 120° action shots and includes a microphone and LED light for improved hi-def video coverage. The shockproof and waterproof Polaroid XS100i combines WiFi with iOS …
September 19th, 2013

Waterproof, Shockproof Nikon 1 AW1

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Nikon 1 AW1
Snowstorms. Swampland. Rocky trails. Exploring the outdoors, you often run into inclement weather and difficult routes. This can be an adventure for you, but sometimes hazardous for your gear. Nikon has announced the 14.2 megapixel CX-format CMOS sensor Nikon 1 AW1 with complimentary 1 Nikkor AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 and 1 Nikkor AS10mm f/2.8mm lenses – …