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Photographer arrested for secretly filming models changing in his studio’s dressing room

 
(Photo: Jacksonville Beach Police Department)

Mario Arthur Peralta III, a 42-year old photographer in Jacksonville, Florida, has been arrested and is being held on a $50,000 bail after it was discovered he was filming female models as they were changing in the dressing room of his studio.

According to Peralta’s website,...

Firmware Friday: Blackmagic, Canon, Pentax, Sigma and Sony updates add features, fix bugs


 
 

It's a mammoth week for camera updates this Firmware Friday, with no less than four cameras receive new firmware releases, four more have new updates forecast, and various related software and accessories also receive updates.

We'll start off this week with the Sony RX10, for which firmware version 2.00 has now...

Sony RX10 review: video page, Wi-Fi info added


 
 

A couple of weeks ago, we posted our in-depth review of the Sony RX10, an extremely versatile bridge camera with a far larger sensor than any other bridge camera before it. At the time, we didn't have our detailed coverage of the RX10's video feature set finalized, and we also missed reporting our in-the-field...

Canon to enable hidden on-chip phase detect for Cinema EOS C100 video camera


 
 

We're all used to receiving firmware updates for our digital cameras, but major changes to fundamental features of the camera are another matter entirely. For customers of Canon's Cinema EOS C100 digital video camera, however, the second update announced in just a handful of weeks will see a huge change offered for...

Blackmagic slashes Cinema Camera pricing, refines autofocus on Pocket Cinema Camera


If you've been lusting after the 2.5K-capable Blackmagic Cinema Camera since it was announced last year, but couldn't justify its pricetag, it may be time to double-check your bank balance. Blackmagic just slashed pricing of its interchangeable-lens, ultra high def video camera by a third, so the time for you to take the plunge may just have...

Robot cameras bring The Matrix to sports television

 
 

This is really cool... 

What would Lebron James look like if he was a character in The Matrix? We might get to find out some day if Sci-Fi-worthy multi-viewpoint camera technology being developed by a Japanese broadcast company makes it to the mainstream.

With the ability to create real "bullet time" slow motion...

JVC’s new Procision camcorder helps Ryan Vogelsong hone his pitching skills


Sports fans, pay attention: no matter whether you're a behind-the-camera type or you prefer to be in the action yourself, JVC has a new video camera aimed squarely at you. The JVC Procision GC-PX100 camcorder combines a high-resolution image sensor, bright zoom lens, and extremely swift capture to create a package that, according to its maker,...

Canon EOS C300 firmware update brings improvements including reduced fringing


Back in November 2011, Canon launched its new Cinema EOS video camera line. Although several previous EOS-series cameras had been widely adopted by videographers, this was the first time the company had created EOS-branded products designed first and foremost for video use. As evidence of its ambitions for the series, the new cameras were...

RED improves production process, slashes movie camera pricing


It seems like RED's digital movie cameras are everywhere these days: from the latest Hollywood blockbuster to Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking freefall and the retirement of the Space Shuttle, RED was there. A radical adjustment to the company's price structure seems likely to make its products even more pervasive, though.

A forum post...

Watch video of Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking jump from space from two harrowing perspectives including helmet camera

 
 

Even if you got to watch Felix Baumgartner's record breaking jump from 23 miles up in space yesterday, you're going to want to take a look at these two videos from the event.

The first one is a replay of the live feed from yesterday, with views from space and views from the mission's control center on the ground. It's...

Concord Keystone Introduces Easy Shot Clip HD Digital Video Camera Outdoor & Diving Kit

Concord Keystone's logo. Click here to visit the Concord Keystone website!Camera, Housing, and Accessories Perfect For Snow Skiers And Other Sports Enthusiasts

Sunrise, FL – December 21, 2011 – The flakes are flying and conditions are right! Just in time for snow season, Concord Keystone introduces a new Easy Shot Clip HD Digital Video Camera Kit designed for outdoor conditions like skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snow tubing, and...

Easy Shot Clip High Definition (HD) Digital Video Camera & Waterproof Housing Diving Kit From Concord Keystone Weighs Just Over One Ounce And Captures HD Video and Sound at Depths Up To 100 Feet

Concord Keystone's logo. Click here to visit the Concord Keystone website!SUNRISE, FL – November 29, 2011 – Concord Keystone, a leading developer of cameras and smartphone accessories, today introduced Easy Shot Clip™ HD Diving Kit, a remarkably small, high-definition digital video camera and underwater housing unit that allows divers and swimmers to capture 720p HD video and sound underwater up to depths of 100 ft/30m.

The Easy Shot...

Imaging Resource interview digest: Laurence J. Thorpe, Canon

Canon-2011-200x42Canon's Cinema EOS C300 and C300 PL digital cinema cameras take the EOS camera series in an entirely new direction. We had the opportunity to interview Larry Thorpe, to get the inside story on these interesting cameras, and how they fit into the company's future plans.

While attending tonight's launch event for the new cameras--held on the glamorous Hollywood movie lot of...

Canon announces Cinema EOS C300 and C300 PL, new lenses

Canon-eos-c300 Canon Inc. has today announced the Cinema EOS C300, which takes the EOS series in a new direction with a design aimed specifically at filmmakers. Also revealed alongside the camera are five new lens models. 

Introduced by company chairman Fujio Mitarai at an exclusive event on the Hollywood movie lot of Paramount Pictures, which also included a speech from special guest Martin...

Lights! Camera! Action! Canon Makes Hollywood Debut with Launch of Cinema EOS System

Cinema-eos-series-sCompany's All-New Cinema Lens Lineup, Video Camcorders and Digital SLR Cameras to Leave No Story Untold

TOKYO, November 4, 2011/HOLLYWOOD, California, November 3, 2011—Canon Inc. today announced Canon's full-fledged entry into the motion picture production industry with the launch of the Cinema EOS System. Canon's new professional digital cinematography system...