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Camera House : Better Pictures 9
8 Products Hot new gear Olympus has revamped its classic OM SLR and breathed new life into it as the OM-D (OM digital), a new micro four-thirds camera that serves up a blistering 120 frames per second, a 16.1 megapixel Live MOS sensor a TruePic image processor, and a spanking new image stabiliser that makes shooting video and handheld a snap. Add to this two autofocus systems, (fast and 3D tracking) and a large 3-inch vari-angle touch screen LCD and you’ve got a classic camera that’s been supercharged. Ideal for advanced shooters and enthusiasts. A reworking of Canon’s popular 60D model, the EOS 60DA sports an infrared filter and a modernised low noise sensor, making it more sensitive to the emission frequency of hydrogen. What’s this mean? It’s superb for capturing images of nebulae, (gas clouds) making it the ideal companion for your family’s astronomy nut. Boasting 18 megapixels, full manual controls and a vari angle LCD screen, it’s perfect for capturing creative images of the night sky. Hook it up to your telescope and you’re away! olympus om-D e-m5 Canon eos 60Da Armed with a powerful 18x wide angle zoom and a whopping 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, this new pocket zoom from Nikon makes a perfect travelling companion for your next holiday. It delivers one touch HD (1080p) recording, high-speed shooting and features a built-in GPS, to make keeping track of your shots a breeze. The lens is versatile enough to capture everything from landscapes to holiday portraits or to zoom in on the action from afar. nIKon CoolpIX s9300 Joining the ranks of the interchangeable lens camera systems is Panasonic’s LUMIX DMC-GF5, combining high-end features with a compact form factor. On board you’ll find a 12.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor, a redesigned Venus Engine (for great colour resolution), and an ISO range that extends to 12800, making it superb in low light. The new Light Speed AF allows you to snap off blisteringly fast shots and Pinpoint AF allows for even more precise auto focus. A built-in flash ensures great looking portraits and a rubberised grip adds to the ergonomics. panasonIC lumIX DmC-gF5 006_Bpics9_HotGear_v2_corrected.indd 8 4/06/12 3:02 PM
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