They are Australia’s iconic marsupial, they are popular worldwide but very few people outside Australia have actually seen one in real life. They have made movies and TV series with them as protagonists, and we simply can’t get enough of them. Today we bring you a national icon, a collection of Kangaroos that won’t punch […]
In 1975 an engineer by the name of Steve Sasson demonstrated a new technology to his employees. The size of a toaster, the invention took photographs, not onto film but onto an electronic sensor. The image was recorded to cassette tape, was black and white and had a resolution of 0.01 megapixels yet it would […]
The pressures on the digital camera segment are relentless and it seems that many stalwart manufacturers are finally beginning to break under the strain with Casio Computer announcing it has decided to withdraw its unprofitable compact digital camera offering.
Well, there are going to be more than a few disgruntled photographers with this announcement. Coupled with the announcement of updates for a range of cameras, Adobe also informed Lightroom users that the final update for the product would arrive by the end of the year. This signals what many fear is the final transition […]
The extreme sports enthusiast market was one of the most widespread early adopters of consumer-grade technology that is ubiquitous today – the action camera (most commonly embodied in the success of GoPro cameras). Whether it’s social media sensations “doing it for the Vine (RIP)” – and making millions at it – or wannabe Bam Margera’s […]
In 1999 I bought my first digital camera, it was an Olympus C2000, a compact camera with zoom lens and a class beating, for the time, 2mp resolution. For the previous 12 years I had been a photographer working on 35mm film, yet despite it’s dire ergonomics, poor image quality and even poorer speed, even then, I could see that digital was going to change the face of photography forever. So where did this road to digital imaging start? Today we will have a look back at a brief timeline in the history of digital imaging.