Digital Camera

Sony Xperia Active

If the beaches are calling or you've suddenly found the inspiration to trim the flab, then the Sony Xperia Active provides a twist to smartphones that might be the perfect fit for you.

Sunday, 6 May, 2012, 12:00am

Focus groups

Capturing images for the family album is a breeze using digital formats. But as many keen parents are discovering, they may not be able to find a satisfactory image among 100 snaps taken, and shooting with a high-end camera won't necessarily yield great results.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Samsung NX1000

While Samsung only entered the digital camera space a few years ago, its NX series of interchangeable-lens cameras has come a long way.

Its latest series, consisting of the NX210 and NX1000 models, not only puts Samsung on the map but gives the company the lead, at least in image resolution.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Rolling back years to the age of film

Shoe designer Carter Ma Guowei is a fan of old-style photography who is saddened to see film being pushed into the sunset by digital cameras.

He has collected 500 rolls of rare film from all over the world in the past two years, including the first China-made film and a 126-year-old roll of Kodak film.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Focus on great photos

Gatherings of people in Hong Kong, whether for social or work-related occasions, are usually rounded off with a hearty session of taking photographs. Group photos are an important way for people to record and celebrate each occasion they share with others.

7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Doctor held over photos of patients

Revealing pictures of women found at home

A doctor has been arrested after photographs of exposed female patients were found at his home.

A police source said they seized pictures showing the private parts of women, which they suspect were taken at his clinic in Sha Tin. The arrest was made after a complaint by a female patient.

3 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Aigo MP3 F566+

So you're going to the beach and you want to bring your camera, MP3 player and, of course, your sunglasses. What do you do? You put on your shades from Chinese manufacturer Aigo and you're ready to go.

The Aigo MP3 F566+ integrates a MP3 player and a digital camera into the arms of a pretty cool pair of sunglasses.

3 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Sanyo Xacti CG9

From the pioneers of the ultra portable camcorder, Sanyo, comes this entry-level video camera that should prove to be the perfect tool for budding filmmakers.

29 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Old-fashioned is best

Nowadays, digital cameras are becoming popular. Almost everyone has one. The digital camera improves on the traditional camera's shortcomings.

26 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Sony Ericsson F305

Following the success of Nintendo's Wii, Sony Ericsson has introduced its own version of motion gaming in the form of the new F305 handset.

22 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Tech the halls

Apple iPod Touch

Price: 8GB model, HK$2,400; 16GB model, HK$3,200

11 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

HK$86m traffic camera plan will cut odds for red-light gamblers

Drivers who gamble on the red-light camera being a dummy and jump the lights could have a shock in store.

The government has proposed to invest HK$86.34 million on new equipment to ensure there is a camera in every casing. It also wants to upgrade the wet-film cameras to digital ones. At present, 96 cameras are rotated around 131 casings.

5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Take it to the beach

Vivitar's ViviCam 6200w is a fun and sturdy accessory for summer.

The 6-megapixel digital camera comes encased in a bright yellow outer shell, which makes it waterproof to a depth of nine metres.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Digital stage

The ubiquity of the digital camera has resulted in a companion product, the digital photo frame. It displays photos directly from the camera's memory card or from an internal memory, which cuts out the hassle of waiting for photos to be printed on paper.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

A look at the history of cameras

IF YOU ARE a photography fan, you might want to check out an exhibition which showcases vintage cameras and works by well-known local photographers at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin.

Running until September, Cameras Inside-out features more than 130 cameras from different eras on loan from David Chan, a vintage camera collector.

27 Feb 2007 - 12:00am