More capability in smaller, lighter interchangeable lens cameras. I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. If smaller, lighter, mirrorless cameras weren’t being taken seriously by pro and pro-sumer photographers before…they are now. Sony’s new A7 and A7r cameras feature full frame sensors and tons of other impressive features. At Olympus, the new OM-D E-M1, builds on the success of last year’s M5. The overall ergonomics are better, focus is faster and there are more dedicated buttons for features like HDR or high dynamic range picture taking. Olympus Visionary and National Geographic photographer Jay Dyckman…
“It’s so light, it’s so compact, makes me want to have it with me when that picture’s there.”
Meanwhile, Fujifilm’s new X-A1, can be found for a little over 500 dollars. It offers high quality, interchangeable lens picture taking along with built in WiFi…if you don’t mind the absence of a viewfinder. You can find us at BootCamp.com. I’m Fred Fishkin.