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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Review

27 Nov 2020 - 16:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is billed as the ultimate iPhone for photographers, boasting a larger sensor for the main camera, a 2.5x zoom lens and a much bigger screen and overall size than the standard Pro version. With prices starting at around $1099, is this really the best iPhone for photography? Read our in-depth iPhone 12 Pro Max review now, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Google Pixel 5 Review

26 Nov 2020 - 11:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Pixel 5 is Google's flagship smartphone for 2020, yet it's priced at just 599 / $699. Read our Google Pixel 5 review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos, to find out if what it offers photographers...

Capture 400 Megapixel Images with the Fujifilm GFX 100

25 Nov 2020 - 05:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Firmware version 3.00 for the Fujifilm GFX 100 medium-format mirrorless camera adds a Pixel Shift Multi-Shot function, which combines 16 RAW images into a single 400 megapixel image!

The GFX 100 firmware version 3.00 and the new Pixel Shift Combiner software will be available to download from the 25th November 2020.

Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Review

23 Nov 2020 - 17:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Nikkor Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S is a new, fast ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for the Nikon Z-series of full-frame mirrorless cameras. It joins the 24-70mm f/2.8 and the 70-200mm f/2.8 as the third member of the "holy trinity" of f/2.8 maximum aperture lenses. Read our in-depth Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 review now, complete with full-size sample photos...

Fujifilm X-S10 Review

23 Nov 2020 - 13:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Fujifilm X-S10 mirrorless camera aims to bring the renowned X-series image quality and colour science to a wider audience by being smaller, easier to use and cheaper than the company's flagship cameras. Does it strike the right balance between simplicity and accessibility? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fuji XS10 review...

Nikon Z6 II Review

20 Nov 2020 - 15:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera is an evolutionary upgrade of the original Z6, principally improving the autofocusing, buffer and video and adding a second memory card slot. Is this enough to compete with its main rivals? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z6 II review, complete with full size sample photos and videos...

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO

17 Nov 2020 - 06:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO is a high- resolution, super telephoto zoom lens that is equipped with a built-in 1.25x teleconverter and covers a wide focal length of 300-1000mm equivalent.

The Olympus 150-400mm lens will be available from the end of January priced at 6,499.99 in the UK and $7,499.95 in the US.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO Sample Images

17 Nov 2020 - 06:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images taken with the brand new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO super telephoto mirrorless camera lens.

Vivo X51 5G Review

16 Nov 2020 - 18:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

You've probably never heard of Vivo before, but that shouldn't put you off the new X51 5G, one of the best smartphones for photography that we've ever reviewed. What makes the Vivo X5 5G so special for both stills and video? Find out now by reading our in-depth review...

Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO for Canon EF-mount and Pentax K-mount

13 Nov 2020 - 13:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Venus Optics have just released two new variants for the Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO - Pentax K-mount and Canon EF-mount with manual aperture.

The retail price of both the Canon EF mount and Pentax K mount version in the US is $449.

Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Sample Images

13 Nov 2020 - 12:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images taken with the brand new Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S mirrorless camera lens.

Nikon Z6 II Sample Images

13 Nov 2020 - 11:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw photos taken with the brand new Nikon Z6 II mirrorless camera.

Canon PowerShot Zoom Review

13 Nov 2020 - 10:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Canon PowerShot Zoom is a super-zoom compact camera that aims to do something different to stand out against ever-improving smartphones. This truly pocketable, lightweight, stabilised digital monocular gets you close to the action, with a three-step zoom that jumps from 100mm to 400mm and then extends up to 800mm digitally. With a 12 megapixel sensor, Full HD movies, 10fps burst shooting and a 2.36-million-dot EVF, is it worth the $299 asking price? Find out now by reading our detailed Canon PowerShot Zoom review...

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Review

10 Nov 2020 - 17:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro is one of four new iPhones released for 2020, joining the Mini, Pro Max, and the standard model. With prices starting at around $999, is this the best iPhone for photographers? Read our in-depth iPhone 12 Pro review now, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Leica Q2 Monochrom Full-frame Black and White Compact Camera

10 Nov 2020 - 14:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The new Leica Q2 Monochrom is the only full-frame compact camera with a dedicated black and white sensor. It features a newly developed full-frame 47.3 megapixel monochrome sensor, 4K video mode, fast 28mm F1.7 Summilux prime lens, precise autofocus and 3.68mp OLED viewfinder technology.

Other key features include up to ISO 100,000, IP52 weather-sealing, 17cm close focusing mode for macro, a discrete matt-black design with no red-dot logo, and 13 stops of dynamic range (2 more than the standard Leica Q2).

The Leica Q2 Monochrom goes on sale from today priced at 4,995 body only.

Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 Review

9 Nov 2020 - 14:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 is the first in a series of four new F1.8 lenses for the Panasonic, Sigma and Leica "L-mount" full-frame mirrorless camera system. Priced at 599.99 / $599.99, can this new prime portrait lens lens offer both quality and affordability at the same time? Find out now by reading our in-depth Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8, complete with full-size sample photos.

Nokia 8.3 5G Review

6 Nov 2020 - 11:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Nokia 8.3 is a new 5G smartphone with a large screen that won't break the bank. For photographers, it offers a 'quad camera' with wide (primary), ultra-wide and macro lenses, plus a depth sensing lens, up to 64 megapixel images, 4K video with H-Log profile and DNG RAW capture. Find out if the Nokia 8.3 5G is worth considering in our latest in-depth review...

Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG DN MACRO Art Review

5 Nov 2020 - 17:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG DN MACRO Art is a brand new telephoto macro lens for the Sony E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless camera systems. Can it beat its main rival, the Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS? Find out now by reading our in-depth Sigma 105mm F2.8 Macro review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Panasonic Announces Major Firmware Updates for LUMIX S and G Series Cameras

4 Nov 2020 - 09:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Panasonic has just announced the release of major firmware update programs for its LUMIX S and G Series cameras.

With the S1R firmware update, 5K video-output recorded internally in 4:2:0 10bit will become available.

The improved auto-focus from the recently released Lumix S5 will be rolled out for the S1, S1R and S1H.

The S1 will get firmware update 2.0 in the first half of 2021, which will include V-Log recording, 5.9K/C4K and 4K60/50p 4:2:0 10bit internal video recording, and 5.9K/4K/Anamorphic (4:3) 3.5K 12-bit RAW video data recording over HDMI on an Atomos Ninja V.

Panasonic LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 for 599.99

4 Nov 2020 - 09:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Panasonic S 85mm F1.8 is a new compact, lightweight prime lens for its full frame S Series cameras.

In addition, Panasonic have revealed that 24mm, 35mm and 50mm F1.8 lenses will also be coming in the near future.

These four F1.8 lenses will be the same size, have identically placed controls, and use the same filter size.

The Panasonic S 85mm F1.8 will be available from the end of November 2020 priced at 599.99 / 679.99.

Canon RF 50mm F1.8 STM and RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM

4 Nov 2020 - 04:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Canon are introducing two new RF lenses today - the the RF 50mm F1.8 STM and RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM.

The RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM is the world's shortest and lightest f/4 interchangeable lens in its focal range. It weighs just 695 grams and measures 11.9cm long. It has a Dual Nano USM focusing motor, just like the F2.8 version, up to 7.5-stops of image stabilisation when used with the EOS R5 and EOS R6, 3 different IS modes and is fully weatherproof.

The RF 50mm F1.8 STM is the newest 'nifty fifty' lens, succeeding Canon's EF 50mm f/1.8 STM. The RF 50mm offers better image quality than the EF version, and is quieter too. It features 7 stops of image stabilisation when used on the EOS R5/6 cameras, a metal mount and a de-clicked control ring.

The RF 50mm F1.8 STM is priced at 219.99 / 249.99 / $199.99 and the RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM will cost 1699.99 / 1969.99 / $1599.99.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Sample Images

2 Nov 2020 - 15:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images and videos taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV compact system camera. The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV is a new entry-level mirrorless camera that features a 20 megapixel sensor, 5-axis image stabilization and 4K 30p video recording.

Sony Xperia 5 II Review

29 Oct 2020 - 14:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Sony Xperia 5 II is a new mid-range smartphone that inherits a lot of the core features from the flagship Xperia 1 II model, in a smaller and more affordable form factor. Read our in-depth Sony Xperia 5 II review, complete with full-size sample images and videos, to find out if this new smartphone can satisfy the serious photographer...

Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM Review

29 Oct 2020 - 11:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM joins the similar RF 35mm F1.8 Macro as an affordable prime lens for the EOS R mirrorless camera system. As well as being ideal for portraiture, the new RF 85mm also doubles up as a 1:2 magnification macro lens, and it very usefully offers up to 8 stops of image stabilisation when paired with the EOS R5 or R6 cameras. Read our Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro review now to find out if this is a must-buy lens for EOS R owners...

Zeiss ZX1 Now Available for $6000

29 Oct 2020 - 10:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The innovative Zeiss ZX1 full-frame mirrorless camera that made its public debut two years ago at Photokina has finally seen the light of day.

The Zeiss ZX1 is now available in the United States and Germany priced at 6000 Dollars/Euros.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Sample Images

27 Oct 2020 - 12:15 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample photos taken with the new Apple iPhone 12 Pro smartphone. We've been testing the iPhone 12's Night mode, as well as its three different lenses - 13mm ultra-wide-angle, 26mm wide-angle and 52mm telephoto.

Hasselblad 907X 50C Review

21 Oct 2020 - 14:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Hasselblad 907X 50C is a digital medium-format camera like no other, utilizing a modular system that's comprised of the 51.2-megapixel CVF II digital back and the retro 907X body. With a price tag of 5,999 for the back and body, one of the key attractions of the 907X 50C is its compatibility with film cameras, such as the Hasselblad 500C/M body and CF80mm f/2.8 lens that we tested it with. Read our in-depth Hasselblad 907X 50C with full-size sample photos and videos.

Hasselblad XCD 30mm F3.5 Review

20 Oct 2020 - 18:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The XCD 30mm F3.5 is a wide-angle prime lens for the Hasselblad X1D and 907X 50C medium-format camera systems. Offering an equivalent 24mm focal length and priced at around 3,600, we find out just what the Hasselblad XCD 30mm F3.5 is capable of in our latest in-depth review complete with full-size sample photos.

Fujifilm X-S10 vs X-T30 - Head-to-head Comparison

16 Oct 2020 - 18:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The brand new Fujifilm X-S10 and the cheaper Fujifilm X-T30 have similar specifications, so which APS-C sensor mirrorless camera is right for you? We take a closer look in our detailed head-to-head comparison of the Fujifilm X-S10 versus the X-T30.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

15 Oct 2020 - 16:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The EOS-1D X Mark III is Canon's flagship DSLR camera for sports and wildlife photographers. With a price tag of 6499 / $6499, does it have what it takes to outpace the likes of the Nikon D6 and the Sony A9 II? Read our Canon 1D X Mark III to review to find out...