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Nikon Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S Review
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 14:00:00 +0000

The new Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S is the first ever super-telephoto lens for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras. But has it been worth the rather long wait? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon 100-400mm review, complete with full-size sample photos...

Canon EOS R3 Review
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:00:00 +0000

The Canon EOS R3 is a professional full-frame mirrorless camera for sports and action photographers that features a 24 megapixel stacked BSI sensor, 6K/60p Raw and 4K/120p video recording, 30fps burst shooting, eye-control autofocusing and a dual-grip design. Read our in-depth Canon R3 review complete with full-size sample photos and videos to find out just what the all-action R3 is capable of...

Leica M11 Rangefinder Camera Features 60 Megapixel Triple Resolution Sensor
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 14:00:00 +0000

The new Leica M11 rangefinder camera has a unique triple resolution BSI CMOS sensor that can record 60, 36 or 18 megapixels images using the full sensor area.

Other key new features include an expanded ISO range, extended battery life, 64Gb internal storage, USB-C connectivity and a more streamlined and intuitive menu system.

The Leica M11 is available worldwide from 13th January 2022, priced at 7,500 including VAT in the UK and $8,995 in the US.

Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II Review
Wed, 12 Jan 2022 12:00:00 +0000

The original Sony 70-200mm F2.8 lens is only 5 years old, but that hasn't stopped Sony from updating it with a new Mark II version. Can Sony really improve on what was already an excellent lens, and what exactly have they changed? Find out now by reading our in-depth Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Review
Mon, 10 Jan 2022 16:00:00 +0000

The 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD is yet another unique lens from Tamron that delivers something genuinely new and interesting for Sony Alpha shooters. But does it live up to its considerable promise? Find out now by reading our in-depth review of the exciting Tamron 35-150mm lens...

Sony Xperia PRO-I Review
Thu, 16 Dec 2021 15:30:00 +0000

Not content with introducing their flagship Xperia I III smartphone earlier this year, Sony have taken things to a whole other level with the launch of the brand new Xperia PRO-I. Sporting a price-tag of 1,599 / $1,799, is this the ultimate smartphone for experienced photographers and videographers? Find out now by reading our Sony Xperia PRO-I review...

Honor 50 Review
Mon, 13 Dec 2021 17:00:00 +0000

The new Honor 50 marks the welcome return of Google Play services to the Huawei/Honor empire, but what else does this mid-range smartphone offer to keen photographers and videographers? Find out now by reading our in-depth review of the Honor 50, complete with full-size sample photos and videos.

Nikon Z DX 50-250mm F4.5-6.3 VR Review
Wed, 08 Dec 2021 15:30:00 +0000

The Nikon Z DX 50-250mm F4.5-6.3 VR is a super-lightweight super-zoom for your Nikon Z mirrorless camera that won't break either your back or your bank account. Is this plastic-fantastic lens worth considering? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z 50-250mm review, complete with full-size sample photos...

Nik Collection 4.3 Adds 35 Nature-inspired Pre-sets
Wed, 08 Dec 2021 08:00:00 +0000

Nik Collection 4.3 enhances the character of landscape and travel photographs through the addition of 35 nature-inspired pre-sets.

Nik Collection 4.3 (Windows and macOS) is currently available for a special price of 89.99 instead of 135, and 52.99 instead of 69 for the upgrade, until December 31st, 2021.

Nikon Z DX 18-140mm F3.5-6.3 VR Review
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 16:00:00 +0000

The Nikon Z DX 18-140mm F3.5-6.3 VR is an all-in-one super-zoom that really wants to be the only lens for your Nikon APS-C mirrorless camera. Is it worth replacing the Z 16-50mm kit lens that commonly ships with the Z50 and Z fc cameras with this new 18-140mm? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z 18-140mm review, complete with full-size sample photos...

Sony A7 IV Review
Wed, 01 Dec 2021 15:00:00 +0000

The new Sony Alpha A7 IV is a new 33 megapixel, 4K/60p video, 10fps burst shooting, cutting-edge auto-focusing hybrid full-frame mirrorless model that pulls no punches in its bid to be the only camera that you need. Find out why we think this is one of the best all-round cameras of 2021 by reading our in-depth Sony A7 IV review...

Fujifilm Instax Link Wide Review
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 17:04:00 +0000

The Fujifilm Instax Link Wide is a new smartphone printer which produces the largest prints of any Instax device. The Link Wide offers a range of creative printing modes including the ability to add a QR code, all delivered via a shiny new app. Read our in-depth Instax Link Wide review now to find out if this new instant printer hits the mark for photographers and families alike...

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Review
Thu, 25 Nov 2021 12:00:00 +0000

Fast standard zoom lenses for Sony APS-C E-mount owners are seemingly like buses - you wait ages for one, then along come several at the same time. The latest contender is the diminutive Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary, a tiny, lightweight, constant F2.8 aperture 27-75mm lens. Read our in-depth Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 review, complete with full-size sample photos, to find out if this is the best standard zoom for your Alpha E-mount camera...

Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III VXD G2 Review
Wed, 24 Nov 2021 13:00:00 +0000

The Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD standard zoom for Sony Alpha full-frame mirrorless cameras was only released three years ago and quickly became one of the company's best-selling lenses, but Tamron have already decided to update it with this brand new G2 version. What's different and can it really improve on the already excellent original version? Find out now by reading our Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III VXD G2 review...

Nikon Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR Review
Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:00:00 +0000

The Nikon Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR is a standard zoom lens that commonly ships in a kit with the Z50 and Z fc APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras. Is this affordable zoom a cut above the usual kit lenses? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z 16-50mm review, complete with full-size sample photos...

Nikon Z 28mm F2.8 SE Review
Mon, 22 Nov 2021 15:30:00 +0000

The Nikon Z 28mm F2.8 SE is a new wide-angle prime lens for Nikon's FX full-frame and DX APS-C mirrorless camera systems. Priced at just 299 / $299, is this retro prime lens a perfect partner for the Nikon Z fc camera that it?s available as a kit lens with? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z 28mm F2.8 SE review, complete with full-size sample photos?

Fujifilm X-T30 II Review
Fri, 19 Nov 2021 17:00:00 +0000

The X-T30 II is the latest mid-range mirrorless camera from Fujifilm, boasting a 26 megapixel APS-C sensor, 4K/30p video recording, 30fps burst shooting and a stylish retro look and feel. Is the replacement for the two-year-old X-T30 worth considering? Find out now by reading our XT30 II review complete with full size sample photos...

Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 is Smallest Z-series Lens
Thu, 18 Nov 2021 09:00:00 +0000

The new Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 is the smallest and lightest full-frame Z series prime lens yet released.

This bright 28mm wide-angle prime weighs just 155g and offers a 0.19m minimum focus distance and weather-sealing.

The Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 is priced at 249 | ?289 and will be available in Winter 2021.

OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO Review
Wed, 17 Nov 2021 16:00:00 +0000

The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO is a brand new wide normal-length prime lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. Offering a relatively unusual fixed focal length of 40mm, fast and near-silent focusing, and a bright maximum aperture of f/1.4, this lens is the latest member of the growing PRO range of Olympus lenses. Read our OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO review to find out if it's worth the 649 / $799 asking price...

Nikon Z 40mm F2 Review
Tue, 16 Nov 2021 12:30:00 +0000

The Nikon Z 40mm F2 is a new moderate wide-angle prime lens for Nikon's full-frame mirrorless camera system. Priced at just 249 / $299, is this new "nifty-forty" prime lens a complete bargain or one to avoid? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z 40mm F2 review, complete with full-size sample photos?

New Firmware for Canon EOS R5, EOS R6 and EOS-1D X Mark III Adds Vehicle AF
Tue, 16 Nov 2021 09:30:00 +0000

Canon has just announced firmware updates for the EOS R5 (firmware v1.50), EOS R6 (firmware v1.50) and EOS-1D X Mark III (firmware v1.60) mirrorless cameras which add several key features from the flagship EOS R3, including vehicle recognition when autofocusing.

The EOS R5, EOS R6 and EOS-1D X Mark III firmware updates will be available to download from 2nd December 2021.

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Review
Mon, 15 Nov 2021 16:30:00 +0000

The iPhone 13 Pro is Apple's second-tier smartphone for 2021, offering exactly the same camera setup as the more expensive Pro Max flagship model, but with a smaller screen. With prices starting at around $949, is this the best smartphone that you can buy for keen photographers? Read our in-depth iPhone 13 Pro review now, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR Review
Thu, 11 Nov 2021 14:00:00 +0000

The Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR is an ultra-fast standard prime lens for Fujifilm X-series mirrorless cameras. Offering fast auto-focusing, weather-proofing and outstanding sharpness, is this the best 50mm prime for Fuji APS-C shooters? Read our in-depth Fuji XF 33mm review, complete with full-size sample photos, to find out...

Canon RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM Review
Wed, 10 Nov 2021 10:00:00 +0000

The RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM is a very affordable super-telephoto zoom lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, offering a versatile 4x focal range in a compact, lightweight design. Read our in-depth Canon RF 100-400mm lens review to discover if this is the best telephoto lens for most people, complete with a gallery of full-size sample photos...

Panasonic LUMIX S 35mm F1.8 for L-Mount Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras
Tue, 09 Nov 2021 14:00:00 +0000

Panasonic have just unveiled a brand new prime lens for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S 35mm F1.8, which joins the three other large-aperture F1.8 lenses (85mm, 50mm and 24mm) in the range.

The Panasonic LUMIX S 35mm F1.8 will be available from mid-November priced at 579.99 / $699.99 in the UK and USA respectively.

In addition, Panasonic have announced that development is underway for a new 18mm ultra-wide angle fixed focal length lens with an F1.8 maximum aperture.

Panasonic Lumix S 35mm F1.8 Review
Tue, 09 Nov 2021 14:00:00 +0000

The Panasonic Lumix S 35mm F1.8 is the fourth in a series of five new F1.8 lenses for the Panasonic, Sigma and Leica "L-mount" full-frame mirrorless camera system. Priced at 579.99 / $699.99, can this classic 35mm wide-angle prime lens lens offer both quality and affordability at the same time? Find out now by reading our in-depth Panasonic Lumix S 35mm F1.8 review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM Review
Mon, 08 Nov 2021 13:00:00 +0000

The Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM is a brand new ultra-wide-angle prime lens for EOS R full-frame mirrorless cameras. Priced at just $300, it's also one of the cheapest native RF lenses currently available. Read our in-depth Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM review complete with full-size sample images to find out if it's worth the modest asking price...

Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE II for Sony E-Mount Mirrorless Cameras
Thu, 04 Nov 2021 08:00:00 +0000

The new Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE II is a fast-aperture prime lens designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame and APS-C sensors.

This is an updated and improved version of Samyang's first ever autofocus lens designed for Sony-E mount.

The suggested retail price is 599 including VAT in the UK and initial stock is due to arrive in early December 2021.

OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO Micro Four Thirds Lens
Thu, 04 Nov 2021 06:00:00 +0000

OM Digital Solutions have just unveiled the new OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO prime lens for Micro Four Thirds sensor cameras.

Offering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 40mm, the 20mm F1.4 PRO is the first product to feature the OM System branding.

The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO lens will be available from the end of November 2021 priced at ?699 / 649 / $799.

Canon PowerShot PX is First Smart Camera Aimed at Families
Thu, 28 Oct 2021 05:00:00 +0100

Canon have unveiled their first smart camera aimed at families, the PowerShot PX, which automatically captures high-quality 11.7MP images and 60p Full HD video.

The Canon PowerShot PX will be available from November 2021 priced at 449.99 / ?499.99.

Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM Review
Wed, 27 Oct 2021 17:30:00 +0100

The RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM is a brand new telephoto macro lens for Canon full-frame mirrorless cameras. Is this niche lens worth its 1519 / $1399 asking price? Find out now by reading our in-depth Canon 100mm F2.8 Macro review, complete with full-size sample photos...

Flagship Nikon Z9 Full-frame Mirrorless Camera with 8K Video in 2021
Wed, 27 Oct 2021 13:30:00 +0100

The Nikon Z9 has just been unveiled, a new flagship 35mm full-frame mirrorless camera that will sit above the Z7 II and Z6 II in Nikon's Z-series range.

Olympus is Dead, Long Live OM SYSTEM
Wed, 27 Oct 2021 13:10:00 +0100

All future Olympus imaging- and audio-related products will be released under the new OM SYSTEM brand, including an upcoming interchangeable lens camera that will "bring photography to the next level".

Currently in development, the new Micro Four Thirds OM SYSTEM camera will be compact and lightweight and provide an unrivalled photographic experience partly through using computational photographic technology.

Samyang AF 12mm F2 X for Fujifilm APS-C Mirrorless Cameras
Tue, 26 Oct 2021 09:00:00 +0100

Samyang has launched its first AF lens for Fujifilm X-Mount, the AF 12mm F2 X ultra-wide-angle.

Delivering a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm with a 99.1 ultra-wide field of view, the new Samyang 12mm X for Fuji has a bright F2.0 maximum aperture, weighs 59.2mm in length and weighs just 212g.

The price of the Samyang AF 12mm F2 X will be 402 including VAT and initial stock is due to arrive in early November 2021.

Sony A7 IV vs A7 III - Head-to-head Comparison
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 16:00:00 +0100

The Sony A7 IV is the successor to the popular A7 III full-frame mirrorless camera, with both models offering lots of features to appeal to hybrid stills and video shooters. How does the new version compare to the old? We take a closer look in our detailed head-to-head comparison of the Sony A7 IV versus the Sony A7 III.

Sony Alpha A7IV is a Hybrid 33 Megapixel, 4K/60p Full-frame Mirrorless Camera
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 15:00:00 +0100

Sony have just announced the launch of the Alpha A7IV, a 33 megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera that is the successor to 2017's popular A7 III model.

In addition to the brand new 33mp BSI CMOS sensor, the A7 IV has the latest BIONZ XR processor, 4K/60p video recording at 4:2:2 color depth in 10-bit, new Breathing Compensation mode to combat focus breathing, ISO 50-204800, 759 on-sensor phase-detect points, 10fps burst shooting, 5.5 stops of IBIS, a 3.69m-dot EVF and 1.03-million-dot vari-angle LCD screen, UHS-II SD and CF Express Type A card support, 5GHz Wi-Fi and Live Streaming.

The Sony A7IV is priced at 2400 / ?2800 / $2500 body only in the UK, Europe and the USA respectively and will be available to buy in November 2021.

Take a look at how it compares to its predecessor in our Sony A7 IV vs A7 III - Head-to-head Comparison.

Apple iPhone 13 Review
Wed, 20 Oct 2021 16:30:00 +0100

The Apple iPhone 13 is one of four new iPhones released for 2021, released at the same time as the Mini, Pro and Pro Max models. With prices starting at around $779, is this a good fit for keen photographers? Read our in-depth iPhone 13 review now, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Major Olympus Announcement on 27th October 2021
Wed, 20 Oct 2021 13:45:00 +0100

OM Digital Solutions, the owners of Olympus, are holding an Announcement Event on Wednesday October 27th 2021 at 1pm GMT / 8am EDT / 2PM CEST.

Other than the date and a handy countdown timer, no other details about what will be announced have yet been unveiled, although that hasn't stopped several rumour sites from speculating that the company are planning to launch a new OMD ?Wow? camera.

Coincidentally or otherwise, Panasonic are rumoured to be launching the Lumix GH6 camera on the same day...

Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE for Sony Alpha Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:00 +0100

The new Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE is a wide-angle to short telephoto lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras. This is the first zoom lens that Samyang have ever released.

The UK price will be 828 including VAT and initial stock is due to arrive in early November 2021.

Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD Review
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:00:00 +0100

The Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD is an ultra wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras with a fast, constant aperture of F2.8. Is this the best ultra-wide-angle zoom for Sony APS-C shooters? Find out now by reading our in-depth Tamron 11-20mm Sony review, complete with full-size sample photos...

Sony Xperia 5 III Review
Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:30:00 +0100

The Sony Xperia 5 III is a new mid-range smartphone that inherits a lot of the core features from the flagship Xperia 1 III model, in a smaller and more affordable form factor. Read our in-depth Sony Xperia 5 III review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Sony 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II is World's Lightest 70-200mm Lens
Wed, 13 Oct 2021 15:00:00 +0100

Sony have just unveiled the 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II, the World?s lightest 70-200mm F2.8 zoom lens.

Weighing in at a whopping 29% / 435g lighter than the original Mark 1 version, the Sony 70-200mm Mark II represents a significant upgrade of the 5-year-old original, including next generation auto-focusing and a range of advanced features.

Fujifilm Launches instax Link WIDE Smartphone Printer
Wed, 13 Oct 2021 13:30:00 +0100

The instax Link WIDE smartphone printer is the newest model in the instax line-up of instant printing devices. Link WIDE creates high-quality, wide instax instant prints from the photo roll on a smartphone.

The instax Link WIDE smartphone printer is available in two colors, Ash White and Mocha Gray, and will be available from 22nd October 2021 priced at 129.99 / $149.95. instax WIDE Black instant film will be available for purchase in late October 2021 for 9.99 / $21.99.

Nikon Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Offers 7.8x Zoom
Wed, 13 Oct 2021 09:00:00 +0100

The Nikon Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR super-zoom lens new offers superb image quality and versatility for those shooting at wide, standard, or telephoto focal lengths.

The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR will be available from November 2021 priced at 599.00 in the UK.

Fujifilm GFX 50S II Review
Wed, 13 Oct 2021 08:30:00 +0100

The new Fuji GFX 50S II is the most affordable medium-format ever released - it's so cheap that it competes with high-end 35mm full-frame cameras like the Sony Alpha 7R IV, Canon EOS R5 and Nikon Z7 II. But surely there's a catch - is it just too affordable for its own good? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fujifilm GFX 50S II review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR Review
Tue, 12 Oct 2021 10:00:00 +0100

The Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR is a new standard zoom lens for the GFX medium format mirrorless camera system. Priced at just 849 / $999, is this a must-buy lens for all GFX owners? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fujifilm GF 35-70mm review with full-size sample photos....

Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Review
Wed, 06 Oct 2021 17:00:00 +0100

The Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN is an incredibly compact, lightweight short-telephoto prime lens for Sony Alpha mirrorless cameras. Boasting impeccable build quality, a vintage feel and modern optics, is this unique new lens worth its modest 549 / $639 asking price? Read our expert review of the Sigma 90mm F2.8 for Sony with full-size sample photos to find out...

Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Review
Tue, 05 Oct 2021 14:30:00 +0100

The Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN is a fast yet compact wide-angle prime lens for Sony Alpha mirrorless cameras. Boasting impeccable build quality, a vintage feel and modern optics, is this new lens worth the modest 549 / $639 asking price? Read our expert review of the Sigma 24mm F2 for Sony with full-size sample photos to find out...

Canon Zoemini S2 Instant Camera Printer
Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:30:00 +0100

Canon?s Zoemini S2 instant camera printer combines innovative in-app editing and on-the-go printing with fun shooting options for the ultimate 2-in-1 instant camera printer.

Available in Dark Teal, Pearl White and Rose Gold, the Canon Zoemini S2 is priced at 159.99 in the UK.

Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Sample Images
Thu, 30 Sep 2021 11:30:00 +0100

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample photos taken with the new Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 lens. The Tamron 28-75mm G2 is a fast standard zoom lens for the Sony Alpha mirrorless camera range.

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