Sony Alpha NEX-5R Camera Kit on Sale for a Limited Time [Deals]

The Sony Alpha NEX-5R camera kit with Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 E-mount zoom lens is only $489 for the next three hours. The compact interchangeable lens camera is normally $748, but you can nab it now for under $500 if you order it from Adorama before 2:30 PM EST. Both the black and silver models are available at the special sale price.

Sony Alpha NEX-5R Sale

The NEX-5R allows users to shoot and share DSLR-like photos thanks to its 16.1MP APS-C size HD sensor and its Wi-Fi capabilities. It's also capable of capturing 1920x1080 HD movies in 60p, standard 60i or cinematic 24p. Other features include a fast hybrid AF for shooting up to 10 fps, a large tilt-able 3.0" LCD screen, and PlayMemories Camera App support.

Canon EOS 70D to Start Shipping in Late August

The EOS 70D from Canon is expected to start shipping by the "end of August," according to B&H. Canon announced the highly anticipated DSLR in July. It features a 20.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5+ image processor, a Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor, and a Dual Pixel CMOS AF.

Canon EOS 70D Ship Date

The EOS 70D is capable of taking well-detailed, clear imagery at 7 fps, and full HD 1080p video at 30, 24, and 25 fps as well as HD and SD video recording in multiple frame rates. It also features an ISO range of 100-1280, a 19-point all cross-type autofocus system and it is compatible with over 100 EF and EF-S lenses.

Several New Lytro Products Coming in 2014

Lytro has been relatively quiet since the launch of its first light-field camera, which allows the photographer to shoot now and focus later. Although the company claims sales have exceeded internal forecasts, the camera's non-conventional shape and high price may have reduced its popularity. Now according to a report in The Verge, Lytro CEO Jason Rosenthal says the company has "a packed product roadmap" slated to hit the market next year.

Lytro 2014

Multiple "breakthrough" products are on the horizon from Lytro, and although specifics are lacking, Rosenthal explains that at least one product will include features desired by professional photographers. Advances in software will make the next generation of Lytro cameras less expensive to manufacture, as fewer specialized hardware components will be needed for the devices to function.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Only $100 [Deals]

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom V5 has been reduced from $149 to $99 for all Adorama customers. All customers who have previously bought a camera, lens or anything from Adorama, can take advantage of this deal by using the coupon code S987654321. The popular digital photography software works for both Windows and Mac OS.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom V5 Software

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom offers both amateur and professionals photographers the ability to enhance their photography with its easy to use one-click adjustments, and advanced controls to correct tone, contrast, color, noise reduction and much more. The software works with the most basic camera phones to the most advanced DSLRs.

Pre-Order the Nikon 18-140mm All in One Zoom Lens

Pre-orders are now being accepted for the Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX lens. The all-in-one zoom lens was developed for high pixel count Nikon DSLRs. It is a compact lens with both wide angle (18mm) and telephoto (140mm) capabilities, four stops of VR image stabilization, and ED glass. The 18-140mm Nikkor lens' versatility and form factor makes it a great choice for shooting wide-angle shots or telephoto close-ups while on the go.

Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX Lens

The lens allows users to take full advantage of Nikon's high-resolution image sensors even in low light situations, and it is capable of delivering shake-free handheld photos thanks to its VR image stabilization. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is also essentially reflection and lens flare free due to its Extra-low Dispersion glass, and it is equipped with Nikon's SWM for quick and quiet autofocusing.

Nikon Announces Coolpix L620 Digital Camera

Nikon has announced the Coolpix L620 digital camera with 14x optical zoom. The Nikkor lens features a built-in vibration reduction system to ensure sharp, clear images even from long distances. The Coolpix L620 is equipped with a high resolution 3.0-inch display, and an 18MP CMOS sensor for better point and shoot images, even in low light situations.

Coolpix L620

Users can access the compact camera's 18 built-in scene modes and Easy Mode, which automatically detects the scene and sets itself accordingly. The L620 also features one touch Full HD (1080p) video recording, motion blur reduction and built-in special effects. The Nikon Coolpix L620 is currently available for pre-order in black or red for $246.

Bigshot Camera Kit Now Shipping: Allows Kids to Build Their Own Point and Shoot

The Bigshot camera kit is finally available and shipping to curious kids everywhere. Bigshot offers children and adults the chance to build their own point-and-shoot camera. Once assembled, the Bigshot features a 3-megapixel sensor, a 1.4-inch LCD screen, and three different lenses for snapping normal, 3D and panorama pictures.

Blackmagic Cinema Camera Only $1995 [Deals]

After announcing that a limited supply of its Pocket Cinema Camera is now shipping, Blackmagic has reduced the price of its 2012 Cinema Camera. The already affordable Blackmagic Cinema Camera is now only $1995. That's a huge discount from it original $2995 price tag.

Black Magic Cinema

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera was announced at NAB 2012 with the intention of delivering a timeless feature film look at an affordable price. The Cinema Camera has been a popular choice for professional videographers who shoot independent films, documentaries or television commercials because of its good low light performance and great picture quality. This is a great deal for aspiring filmmakers looking for a quality cinema camera at a budget price.

Massive Leak Spills the Beans on Lumix GX7

So much for surprises. The Panasonic Lumix GX7 has been revealed, ahead of its official announcement by the company. The photos even look to be the real thing, not blurry snaps from unknown sources. Japanese site DCI posted the images, along with full specifications for the upcoming Micro Four Thirds camera body.

Panasonic DMC-GX7

Panasonic takes its latest cues from retro film cameras, already made popular by Fujifilm and others. What's inside the camera, of course is up to date including a built-in 2.76 million-dot electronic viewfinder. The official announcement is expected to happen later this month, but in the meantime here are the full specs.

Canon Announces Pocket-Sized Vixia mini Camcorder for YouTube Users and Video Bloggers

Canon has addressed a gap in the mini-camcorder market by announcing the the Vixia mini. The compact personal camcorder is aimed at YouTube users and video bloggers looking to upgrade from their low-quality webcams to full HD video. The Vixia features a 2.7-inch touchscreen display that can flip backwards for taking those all important "selfies." The camera is also small enough to slip into your pocket and is WiFi-enabled for video blogging on the go.


The Vixia mini also features an expansive fisheye lens, and is capabable of capturing both stills and full HD video. It is equipped with 12.8MP high-sensitivity CMOS image sensor, a variety of video modes like slow motion, a microSD card, and a Canon DIGIC DV4 Image Processor.