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Canon EOS R: A deep-dive Q&A session with the Canon engineers


 
 

Canon's new EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera has stirred a lot of buzz, and I'm sure readers will have as many questions as we've had about it.

I had a chance to sit down with a panel of top Canon engineers at the recent product launch event in Hawaii, and ask all my usual techie questions; the results were...

Canon SX740 HS announced: 40x optical zoom, 20.3MP and 4K UHD video in the palm of your hand

 
 

Canon has announced a new superzoom PowerShot camera, the PowerShot SX740 HS. The SX740 boasts a 40x optical zoom lens which offers a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 24-960mm and features a 20.3-megapixel CMOS image sensor.

The camera is powered by Canon's latest DIGIC 8 image processor, which allows the camera...

Fujifilm X-H1 Field Test Part III: The X-H1 has new video features, but is it a great video camera?


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In my first two Field Tests for the new the Fujifilm X-H1 flagship X Series camera, I looked at its revised design, image quality, performance and shooting experience. Now it's time to turn our attention toward the X-H1's video features and performance. 

The X-H1...

Photographing at Stokksnes in Iceland: Beautiful 4K video shows off stunning seaside landscape

 
 

Photographer Mads Peter Iversen has visited Vestrahorn, also known as Stokksnes, in Iceland over 10 times. That doesn't mean he's bored of the popular location, however, as he says it's unique each time he visits. We join him on his latest visit to the area in the video below.

Why is the location so popular and why...

Blackmagic’s new 4K Pocket Cinema Camera looks good on paper, but I’m unconvinced

 
 

Blackmagic today announced a new Pocket Cinema camera, which isn't so much a "pocket" camera anymore but it does add some impressive specs with an even more impressive price. The new camera is a handheld digital film camera with full 4/3 HDR sensor, dual native ISO with up to 25600 ISO as well as 13 stops of dynamic...

Canon @ CP+: Mirrorless strategy, development focus and Dual Sensing IS tech

 
 

For a good few years now, we've had a team from IR on the ground at the CP+ tradeshow in Japan each spring, attending an annual event which represents something of a homecoming for many of the world's biggest camera makers. And each year, we make sure to schedule time around the show to meet with executives from each of...

Panasonic G9 Field Test Part II: Taking a look at the video features of this stills-centric Lumix flagship


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When one hears "Panasonic mirrorless camera" and "video recording," you probably immediately think of the GH5 or new GH5S, and for good reason -- they are amazing video cameras. With the recent G9 camera, however, Panasonic focused more on still photography...

Fujifilm X-E3 Field Test Part II: We put the X-E3’s 4K video features to the test


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In my first Field Test for the Fujifilm X-E3, I looked at the camera primarily with respect to its still imaging capabilities. I also looked at its design, autofocus and performance. The X-E3 also has video chops. I put the 4K-equipped camera's video features and...

Leica releases new Leica CL: A nearly $3,000 APS-C camera with 24-megapixel sensor and 4K video

Leica CL First Impressions

 
 

Update at 04:30 PM ET: We have published our Leica CL First Impressions and added links to it in this news. 

Leica has announced the Leica CL, the newest - and most expensive - addition to their APS-C camera system. Joining the TL2, the Leica CL employs a 24-megapixel APS-C format image...

Canon 5DS R cameras capture over 100,000 frames for stunning 4K time lapse video

 
 

We've featured the time lapse work of Mike Olbinski before here on Imaging Resource. He is an Arizona-based wedding photographer who also loves to chase storms. It's quite the combination. His latest time lapse video, "Monsoon IV," can be viewed below. Be sure to watch it in 4K if possible.

For the film below, Olbinski...

4K Video Shootout: Can the iPhone X beat the Panasonic GH5?

 
 

Apple's new iPhone X can record 4K video at up to 60 frames per second. This is an impressive spec and Lee Morris of Fstoppers wanted to compare the iPhone X to his favorite camera for shooting video, the Panasonic GH5, which can also shoot 4K video at 60 fps.

In the video below, Morris pits the iPhone X and GH5...

Sony announces new RX0: A 1-inch sensored waterproof 4K multimedia camera

 
 

From the most prolific innovators of powerful products in small packages comes a new offering today from Sony in the form of the RX0. Looking like a traditional GoPro, but housing a 1-inch sensor (which has over 4 times the surface area of GoPro and competing sensors) the RX0 aims itself squarely at multimedia creators...

Update: Watch Nikon USA’s recorded D850 panel discussion

 
 

If you missed B&H's Live Panel discussion of the Nikon D850 on Monday, Nikon USA has you covered with a panel of their own

The still features panel involves an in-depth discussion with Nikon's Senior Product Manager, Lindsay Silverman, and Nikon Ambassadors Joe McNally and Dixie Dixon. Joe and Dixie offer their...

Canon announces C200 with 4Kp60 RAW, 14 stops dynamic range & $7500 price point

 
 

Canon has announced a gangbuster of a new cinema camera in their new C200 (and C200B), with impressive video specs that outpace much of what the C100 Mark II and C300 Mark II do at a price point that is sure to impress. With 14 stops of dynamic range, ISO from 100 to 102,400, two Canon Log profiles (original Log and Log...

Take an ultra HD swim with Swellpro’s latest 4K-capable Splash Drone 3 Auto

 
 

Last month we looked at Swellpro’s waterproof drones, but the company has a new waterproof drone on the way that will offer 4K video recording in addition to other new features.

The Swellpro Splash Drone 3 Auto will be on Kickstarter soon and the company has released many details about the upcoming quadcopter. Dubbed...

YI Technology brings world’s fastest 4K action camera to the market for under US$350

 
 

YI Technology has released a new 4K action camera, the 4K+, which according to YI is currently the world’s highest-spec action camera. They also state that it is the first virtual reality-grade action camera to record 4K video at 60 frames per second. This product was initially announced at CES 2017.

What makes the YI...

Panasonic Q&A @ CP+ 2017: The GH5 dev story, why no on-chip PDAF and how’d they make 4K affordable?

 
 

Continuing our interview series from the recent 2017 CP+ tradeshow in Japan, Imaging Resource founder and publisher Dave Etchells was fortunate to be able to meet with no less than eight executives at Panasonic for a wide-ranging discussion on the company's camera lineup and strategy.

For this particular interview,...

Panasonic GH5 arrives: Just as small and svelte, the flagship Lumix packs major photo, video horsepower

 
 

After getting a sneak peek at the upcoming Panasonic GH5 back at Photokina in September 2016, we're finally learning all the details, specs, pricing and design information about Panasonic's new flagship camera today, after its full launch during CES in Las Vegas. While some of the big hallmark features, such as 6K video...

4K timelapse shot with Sony and Zeiss gear perfectly illustrates Iceland as a photographer’s paradise

 
 

If you have spent any time looking at landscape images on the internet, you have almost certainly seen photos from Iceland. The small island nation in the North Atlantic is a treasure trove of amazing vistas that would make any photographer smile. A recent timelapse video from Nick Kontostavlakis called “Whispering...

How does an iPhone 7 Plus stack up with a $50k RED Weapon camera in the video department?

 
 

Can an iPhone 7 Plus surpass a $50,000 RED Weapon camera in the video department? No. However, according to Parker Walbeck of Fulltime Filmmaker, it can come astonishingly close in the right situation. That right situation is when viewing video in the ways most people consume media, on compression-ridden streaming...