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Nikon Coolpix P950 Review

24 Feb 2020 - 15:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Nikon Coolpix P950 is a brand new super-zoom bridge camera with a whopping 83x zoom lens, which provides a focal range of 24-2000mm! The Nikon P950 also offers 16 megapixels, 4K video recording, Raw file support, an improved 2.4-million-dot electronic viewfinder, a 3-inch 921K-dot vari-angle LCD screen and 7fps burst shooting. Read our in-depth Nikon Coolpix P950 review now, complete with full-size sample images and videos.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 Pro Review

17 Feb 2020 - 21:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 Pro is the smallest and lightest lens in Olympus' Pro lineup, offering a constant aperture of f/4 throughout the range and full weather-sealing. With the 12-40mm F2.8 PRO and 12-100mm F4 IS PRO lenses already well-established, is there any real need for the new 12-45mm F4 PRO? Find out now by reading our review, complete with full-size sample images...

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Review

14 Feb 2020 - 17:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The new OM-D E-M1 Mark III is a serious camera for serious photographers, designed to showcase the very best that Olympus has to offer. In the increasingly competitive high-end camera market, does it have what it takes to stand out from the crowd and attract new users as well as satisfy existing ones? Read our Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III review to find out...

Canon EOS R5 Flagship Mirrorless Camera, 8K Video, 20fps Burst Shooting, In-Body Image Stabilisation, Dual Card Slots

13 Feb 2020 - 04:01 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Canon have announced the development of the new EOS R5 flagship mirrorless camera, which offers cinematic-quality 8K movie recording, high-speed 20fps electronic / 12fps mechanical burst shooting, unparalleled in-body image stabilisation which works in combination with the lens stabilisation system, dual memory card slots, and support for the new image.canon cloud platform service.

The EOS R5 will also have a fully articulating LCD screen and a thumb-operated AF joystick, rather than the divisive MFn bar used on the EOS R.

Richard Shepherd, Pro Product Marketing Senior Manager, said: "We're confident that the EOS R5 will shake up the global mirrorless market and we're excited to see the content photographers and filmmakers will be able to capture with this outstanding new device in their hands...The EOS R5 will become the new flagship Canon mirrorless camera, delivering exceptional image quality and video capture."

The official launch date and price of the exciting new Canon EOS R5 camera have yet to be announced.

A preview of the EOS R5 will be on display at the 2020 WPPI Show (February 25-27) in Las Vegas.

Reference exhibits for the EOS R5 and RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM, Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x will be on display in the Canon booth at the CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show 2020, to be held from February 27 to March 1 at the Pacifico Yokohama convention hall in Yokohama, Japan.

Canon EOS 850D DSLR Camera, 24 Megapixels, 7fps Burst Shooting, 4K Video

13 Feb 2020 - 04:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The new Canon EOS 850D DSLR camera is the successor to the EOS 77D and 800D models, with both lines merging into one.

Canon are still dedicated to DSLR and mirrorless systems, giving people more choice, with both system having their own particular merits and drawbacks.

The Canon 850D (also known as the EOS Rebel T8i in the US) has a very similar design to the 800D, sitting between the 250D and 90D in the EOS range.

This is a 24 megapixel APS-C DSLR with the latest Digic 8 processor. It offers 7fps burst shooting, Eye Detection AF, Dual Pixel CMOS 45 point all cross-type AF system, 400K pixel AE sensor, and 4K 24/25p cropped video (same as the EOS 250D).

It now features a new Quick Control dial and a new AF-ON button, plus a 3.5mm jack for an external mic.

The Canon EOS 850D will be available from April 2020 priced at 819.99 / 989.99 body-only.

In the US, the EOS Rebel T8i camera body has an estimated retail price of $749.99 and the EOS Rebel T8i kit with EF-S 18-55mm F4-5.6 IS STM lens has an estimated retail price of $899.99.

Canon RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM Launched, RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM in Development

13 Feb 2020 - 04:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The new Canon RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM is a lightweight, compact and versatile zoom lens that's the perfect partner for the EOS RP mirrorless camera.

This versatile and affordable zoom boasts 5-stops of Image Stabilization, an STM motor that's well-suited to both stills and video, and is smaller and lighter than the EF version.

It also features a brand new 0.5x "Centre focus macro" mode, which offers 13cm macro mode when using Manual Focus at the 24mm focal length. Only the centre-point is in perfect focus and there will be some vignetting, but this new mode opens up the world of macro shooting.

It weighs in at just 880g combined with the EOS RP camera with battery and memory card fitted, making it an ideal entry-level kit choice.

The Canon RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM will be available from April priced at 459.99 / 549.99.

In the US, the Canon EOS RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM lens has an estimated retail price of $399.99 for the lens only. It will also be sold as a body-and-lens kit with the EOS R and RP cameras.

Canon have also announced the development of the new RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM super-zoom lens, and also the Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x.

Canon has also confirmed that it will release five more RF lenses this year (as yet unspecified), bringing the total to nine new RF lenses in 2020.

Canon SELPHY SQUARE QX10 Compact Photo Printer

13 Feb 2020 - 04:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Canon SELPHY SQUARE QX10 is a new compact photo printer that uses Dye-Sub rather than Zink technology, which resists the effects of fading for up to 100 years. It prints on 68mmx68mm square, sticky-backed Canon XS-20L paper, offers Wi-Fi connectivity and has a built-in battery that also supports USB charging.

Available in four distinct colours (Black, White, Pink and Green), the Canon SELPHY SQUARE QX10 is priced at 139.99 / 169.99 and packs of 20 Canon XS-20L square format photo paper at 14.99 / 17.99, available from March 2020.

In the US, the Canon SELPHY Square printer is available in black, white, pink and green and has an estimated retail price of $149.99. Additional 20 pack of paper is also available for $14.99.

Connect, Share and Store with image.canon

13 Feb 2020 - 04:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

image.canon is a new free backup and management service that replaces the Canon Image Gateway from early April 2020.

It offers up to 10Gb of long-term automatic and free cloud backup, including RAW and 4K videos, and you can store all your original images for up to 30 days.

Nikon D6 Pricing, Specs and Availability

12 Feb 2020 - 15:45 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Nikon have just announced that the Nikon D6 DSLR camera is in development, boasting the company's most powerful AF system yet.

In addition, Nikon have also announced the development of the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens.

The Nikon D6 will be available in Spring 2020 priced at 6,299 / $6,499.95.

Nikon Z 20mm f/1.8 S and Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Mirrorless Lenses

12 Feb 2020 - 15:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Nikon have introduced two new Z full-frame mirrorless lenses - a 20mm prime and a 24-200mm travel telephoto zoom.

The Nikkor Z 20mm f/1.8 S will be available from 19th March 2020 priced at 1,049 / $1,049.95.

The Nikkor Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR will be available from 16th April 2020 priced at 849 / $899.95.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 - 108 Megapixels, 100x Zoom, 8K Video

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

The Galaxy S20 is Samsung's first, full 5G flagship lineup, featuring unprecedented 5G and AI camera technologies.

The S20 Ultra has a 108MP camera, with the option to shift dynamically between a high resolution 108MP mode and a 12MP mode which combines nine pixels into one at the sensor level. It also has a 10x zoom lens and provides Super Resolution Zoom up to 100X using AI powered, multi-image processing to reduce quality loss at high zoom levels. The Galaxy S20 series also offers stunning 8K video shooting.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO

12 Feb 2020 - 06:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO is a new standard zoom lens that's lighter, more compact and more affordable than the existing M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO.

The weather-proof Olympus 12-45mm weighs in at just 254g, is comprised of 12 elements in 9 groups, has a ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating, and usefully features 0.5x magnification and a close-focusing distance of 12cm for macro shooting.

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO lens will be available from late March 2020 in black priced at 599.99.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III First Impressions

12 Feb 2020 - 06:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Photography Blog attended the UK launch of the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III mirrorless camera at Kew Gardens in London.

Find out what we thought of Olympus's brand new camera by reading our detailed first impressions...

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Hands-on Photos

12 Feb 2020 - 06:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Want to see exactly what the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III camera, including a side-by-side comparison with the previous E-M1 Mark II and the E-M1X cameras.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Professional Mirrorless Camera

12 Feb 2020 - 06:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is a new professional mirrorless camera with an exceptionally compact and lightweight design that's designed for outstanding mobility.

Coming across like a mini E-M1X, the E-M1 Mark III features a 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS sensor, the world's best image stabilization system with 7.5 shutter speed steps of compensation, a new OLED viewfinder, the very latest Truepic IX processor, 50 megapixel Handheld High Res Shot mode and 80 Megapixel Tripod High Res Shot function, a Live ND without a filter, weather-sealed magnesium alloy body, 121-point all cross-type On-chip Phase Detection AF sensor, 18 fps high-speed sequential shooting with AF/AE tracking, and Cinema 4K video recording.

The OM-D E-M1 Mark III will be available from late February 2020 in black priced at 1,599.99 body only.

Different kit versions are also available, with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40 F2.8 PRO lens priced at 2,199.99 or with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100 F4.0 IS PRO lens priced at 2,499.99.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Sample Images

12 Feb 2020 - 06:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III mirrorless camera. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is a new top-of-the-range mirrorless camera that features a 20 megapixel sensor, 5-axis image stabilization and 4K video recording.

Sony Camera Remote Software Development Kit

11 Feb 2020 - 15:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Sony have released a Camera Remote Software Development Kit to allow third-party developers and integrators to remotely control Sony cameras.

The Camera Remote SDK initially supports the Alpha 7R IV and Alpha 9 II cameras.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro Launches in UK

11 Feb 2020 - 14:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is a new smartphone with a revolutionary quad camera system that includes the 40MP Cine Camera, 40MP SuperSensing Camera, an 8MP Telephoto Camera and a 3D Depth Sensing Camera.

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is priced at 899 and will launch in Space Silver exclusively with Carphone Warehouse.

Olympus PEN E-PL10 Review

10 Feb 2020 - 12:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The PEN E-PL10 is the latest version of Olympus' entry-level mirrorless camera. Aimed at smartphone upgraders and beginners, is it the perfect introduction to the world of more serious photography? Find out now by reading our in-depth Olympus PEN E-PL10 review, with full-size sample images and videos...

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Review

6 Feb 2020 - 16:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art is a new premium general-purpose zoom lens for Sony E-mount (and also Leica L-mount) full-frame mirrorless cameras. Read our in-depth Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art review to find out if it can out-perform its main rivals from Sony and Tamron...

Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-Mount Sample Images

6 Feb 2020 - 12:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-Mount lens mounted on a Sony A7 III body. The Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG DN Art standard zoom lens is available for full-frame Sony E-mount and Sigma, Panasonic and Leica L-mount mirrorless cameras.

Ricoh WG-70 Waterproof Digital Camera

5 Feb 2020 - 18:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Ricoh WG-70 is a new waterproof digital compact camera that can be used in depths down to 14 meters, with enhanced features that include the Digital Microscope mode.

The Ricoh WG-70 will be available in March priced at 280 / $280.

Fujifilm X-T4 Coming On February 26th 2020

4 Feb 2020 - 23:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Fujifilm have just announced that the successor to the X-T3, their most popular mirrorless camera, will be unveiled on Feburary 26th 2020 at the CP+ show in Japan.

Unsurprsingly, the new model will be called the Fujifilm X-T4.

Other than a countdown timer on Fujifilm's website, there are no other official details about the new camera yet.

Fujifilm X100V Hands-on Photos

4 Feb 2020 - 23:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X100V compact camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X100V compact camera, including both the Silver and Black versions, and with the weatherproof lens adapter and filter kit fitted.

Fujifilm X100V Sample Images

4 Feb 2020 - 22:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images taken with the new Fujifilm X100V premium compact camera. The Fuji X100V is a 26-megapixel APS-C compact camera with 4K video recording.

Fujifilm X100V Premium Compact Camera

4 Feb 2020 - 21:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Fujifilm X100V is a new premium compact camera with a 26 megapixel APS-C sensor and a fixed 23mm F2.0 lens.

Other key improvements offered by the X100V include a new tilting rear touchscreen LCD monitor, updated Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder, weather-proofing, the latest generation X-TransTM CMOS 4 sensor and X-Processor 4, and 10-bit, 4:2:2 4K video up to 30fps and 1080p up to 120fps.

The Fuji X100V will be available from 27th February in Silver and Black, priced at 1299 in the UK.

Sony A6100 Review

3 Feb 2020 - 14:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Sony A6100 is a new entry-level mirrorless camera that features the fastest auto-focusing system in the world. With a 24.2 megapixel APS-C sensor, 4K movie recording, a tilting OLED screen, electronic viewfinder and built-in flash, the Sony A6100 also offers 11fps burst shooting, bluetooth, wi-fi and NFC connectivity, and USB charging. Read our Sony A6100 review now to find out if it's the perfect camera for photography beginners...

Tamron 20mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Review

3 Feb 2020 - 14:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Tamron 20mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 is a brand new ultra-wide-angle lens for Sony shooters that won't break the bank. Sony don't currently offer a full-frame 20mm prime, so is the unique Tamron worth a look? Find out now by reading our in-depth Tamron 20mm f/2.8 FE review, complete with full-size sample images...

Tamron 24mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Review

31 Jan 2020 - 14:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Tamron 24mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 is an affordable f/2.8 prime lens for the extensive Sony Alpha range of full-frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras. With weather-proofing and 1:2 close-up capabilities, is this compact ultra-wide-angle prime lens worth considering? Find out now by reading our in-depth Tamron 24mm f/2.8 FE review, complete with full-size sample images...

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR Review

30 Jan 2020 - 14:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Fujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR is a 5x standard zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series mirrorless cameras. Offering a focal range of 24-122mm in 35mm terms, a constant maximum aperture of f/4, weather-sealing, 6 stops of optical image stabilisation and an aperture ring, is the Fuji XF 16-80mm a versatile all-arounder or a jack of all trades and master of none? Read our Fujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR review, complete with full-size sample images, to find out...