Here’s Our First Look at a Picture Taken With Sony’s New Curved Sensor

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I’ve been following news on Sony’s curved sensor since they first announced it back in April, and I’ll be honest; I didn’t think we’d be getting a look into it nearly this quick, but this is shocking to me. I must have forgotten that Sony started on this project back in 2012, because they’ve just uploaded the first official picture from the sensor online – and here it is.

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Fuji Does It Again, Applies For Varying Pixel Size Sensors

Fuji Does It Again, Applies For Varying Pixel Size Sensors

We really love Fuji as a company, aside from taking a really good care of their customers, they are always on the edge of technology, doing things that are ground breaking and innovating.

Fuji’s new patent application for a sensor with varying pixel size may provide better noise handling that what we get with current technology. (And while we value pixel count, it is interesting to see other – non pixel cramming -  places that imaging technology is going). [Read more...]

Nikon Just Filed A Patent For An Interchangeable Sensor Camera. I Am Not Thrilled

If you are ready any of the photography blogs out there you could not have missed the new patent from Nikon. A patent for an interchangeable sensor camera (brought to light by Nikon Rumors, and machine translated here).

Everyone are saying – Yay! I would love to swap the sensor on my camera when technology changes. YAY!

Nikon Just Filed A Patent For An Interchangeable Sensor Camera

At first glance it seems like the future has opened for cameras that can do practically anything now, at the change of a sensor – Higher res, better video, dedicated chips, say Infra red photography, built-in HDR, better dynamic range. Everything that we can imagine. While the latter (HDR, IR, dynamic range) makes lots of sense, the former (more resolution, better video) is not likely to happen. [Read more...]