Sony's A7 Mark II Camera Will Be Available Next Month For $1700

Last week Sony Japan hit us with a surprise announcement of the A7 Mark II, an upgrade over the popular full-frame mirrorless camera. The initial launch was only for Asia, which left people on this side of the pond a bit confused. Well, we now have pricing and U.S. availability for the new cam that sports wicked in-body 5-axis stabilisation, along with other improvements.


Gizmodo Awards 2014: Best Camera Nominations Now Open!

It’s almost time to deck the halls in the lead up to the end of the year and that means we have the business of finding the best tech that 2014 had to offer. We want your nominations for the best of the best tablet 2014 had to offer. Nominate your favourite now!


Police Body Cameras Are A Good Start, But Not A Cure-All

Last night, Michael Brown’s family renewed the call for all police officers to wear body cameras that record their interactions with people. This is smart, but like every other tool we give the police, cameras will only work the way they’re intended to if the cops don’t abuse them.


Photographer Lewis Baltz Dies At Age 69

Over the course of the mid to late 20th century, photographers set out to document the rapidly shifting makeup of America’s expanse. Lewis Baltz was one of the foremost artists to capture the landscape and architecture in an amazingly austere, yet moving way. He passed away this week at age 69 of a long-term illness.


This Is What Happens When You Bombard A GoPro With X-Ray Beams

Gizmodo reader Andrew Seltzman sent us these videos of his custom-made radiation-shielded GoPro camera going under an industrial irradiator and getting bombarded by X-rays. Reminder: Getting irradiated by a particle accelerator doesn’t give you superpowers. I think.


Photographer Transforms Plastic Bags Into Beautiful Bird Flocks

Paris-based photographer Alain Delorme is a master creating images with Photoshop. His new work is called murmurations: A beautiful series of pictures where he tricks us into think that we are watching a flock of birds when in reality they are humble plastic bags.


Samsung's New 28-Megapixel NX1 Camera Is Serious About Photography

We really liked the NX30 on its Australian debut in April, but there’s no denying that here at Gizmodo we like slightly more powerful and more professional cameras. With a new lens line-up and some genuinely impressive technology hidden away inside, Samsung’s new NX1 is squarely aimed at “advanced photographers”.


Insanely Detailed Diagram Of A Classic Nikon SLR's Guts

Some gadgets of the past were feats of engineering that managed to squeeze countless moving parts into small packages. This diagram of the classic Nikon F3 shared by Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter is a glorious sea of mechanics.


Sony A7 II: A Mirrorless Camera That Stabilises Shots With Any Lens

Sony clearly isn’t one to be complacent: its compact mirrorless camera, the A7, launched a year ago, then got a video upgrade just six months later. Now it’s successor — the A7 II — has been announced.


Fujfilm Stuffs The X-T1 With A Zillion New Features In Firmware Update

The thing about software is that it’s… soft. Malleable! You can add neato things to it that make products better. Camera makers usually update a device’s firmware with bug fixes and supposed “performance increases”. Not so with the upcoming December update to Fujfilm’s X-T1 mirrorless camera. It’s replete with fancy new abilities.


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