? PhotographyBLOG - Photography News, Reviews, Articles, Gallery, Forums, Film and Digital

Newsletter Competition


Sony Cyber-shot T77
Sony Cyber-shot T700
Sanyo HD2000
Autodesk Stitcher
Panasonic DMC-FS25
Portraiture 2
Olympus E-30
Sony A900
Olympus SP-565 UZ
Genuine Fractals 6

All Reviews
Best Digital Cameras


Canon EOS M10
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: Jerry Schneir

Epson PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: Rick

AOP Launches 2015 Student Awards
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: paul

Hänska X Impossible
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: Karva Chauth Wishes

Impossible B&W SX-70 Hard Color
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: kath enly

Canon PowerShot G5 X Hands-on Photos
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: Agen Poker Uang Asli

Impossible B&W SX-70 Hard Color
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: meredith durham

Impossible B&W SX-70 Hard Color
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: meredith durham

Impossible B&W SX-70 Hard Color
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: owippe

Firmware Updates for Multiple Coolpix Cameras
Date: Oct 13, 2015
Name: Jamie Galliher

Latest Threads


Panasonic DMC-LX1 Announced (796)

Kodak Easyshare Z981 (514)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 (481)

Ricoh Caplio R3 Announced (422)

Panasonic DMC-FZ30 Announced (361)

Fujifilm Finepix E550 Review (264)

Sony DSC-H5 and Sony DSC-H2 (242)

Canon G7 (227)

Impossible B&W SX-70 Hard Color (215)

Samsung S800, Samsung S600 and Samsung S500 (209)


October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014

Latest News Stories


Digital Photography Blog
Digital Wedding Forum
Everyday Eye
Mark Goldstein
Mobile Phones

Monday, September 16, 2013

Bespoke Canon Sensor Captures Fireflies at Night

Canon has published a nighttime video of Yaeyama-hime fireflies, recorded using a special high-sensitivity 35mm full-frame sensor developed specifically for low-light video capture. "No artificial lighting was used during shooting, which took place after sunset amid the island's mountains. Despite an exceptionally dark shooting environment of less than 0.01 lux, a level in which the naked eye would have difficulty discerning surrounding objects, the CMOS sensor was able to capture not only the colour of the light emitted by the fireflies, each of which measures only a few millimetres in length, and their movements, but also the surrounding vegetation in which the species lives," the company said in a statement. To capture this video, the special sensor was built into a "camera prototype" of unspecified type.

Click to continue...


Pixmania Logo

Discover a wide range of digital cameras at low prices. Buy cheap cameras from Sony and Canon. Share your photos thanks to digital photo frames.

Varnam Logo

Varnam offers digital photo frame with built-in memory & battery.

© Copyright 2003-2008 Photo 360 Limited
Best Viewed at 1024x768 Screen Resolution