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Best Camera of 2020? IR Camera of the Year Reader Poll: Vote Now!

 
 

We began awarding a Camera of the Year in 2012, and since that time we've seen some awesome cameras come through our lab. Now we've decided to put you, our esteemed readers, in the driver's seat in casting a ballot...

Sony A7C First Shots: Lab sample images from Sony’s new ultra-compact full-frame mirrorless camera

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Sony has, arguably, been the king when it comes to the modern "full-frame mirrorless" category, kick-starting this camera segment with their A7-series models dating...

Fujifilm X-T200 Gallery: The best bang for the buck that $500 has ever bought?

 
 

As I began to pen this piece I noticed the current street price of the Fujifilm X-T200... $449 body-only at both B&H and Adorama! I'd just spent a week marveling at the IQ of this entry-level offering from Fujifilm,...

Nikon Z5 Field Test: Does Nikon’s most affordable full-frame mirrorless deliver high-end performance?

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Historically, full-frame cameras tend to be large, bulky and expensive, putting them well into the realm of professional photography tools. However, these days,...

Best Camera of 2020? IR Camera of the Year Reader Poll: Vote Now!

 
 

We began awarding a Camera of the Year in 2012, and since that time we've seen some awesome cameras come through our lab. Now we've decided to put you, our esteemed readers, in the driver's seat in casting a ballot for your favorite camera from 2020!

Camera of the Year Reader Poll 2020

The year 2020 has seen a...

Sony A7C First Shots: Lab sample images from Sony’s new ultra-compact full-frame mirrorless camera

Click here to browse our Sony A7C Sample Images

 
 

Sony has, arguably, been the king when it comes to the modern "full-frame mirrorless" category, kick-starting this camera segment with their A7-series models dating all the way back to 2013. Since that time, most other manufacturers have jumped into the fight with...

Fujifilm X-T200 Gallery: The best bang for the buck that $500 has ever bought?

 
 

As I began to pen this piece I noticed the current street price of the Fujifilm X-T200... $449 body-only at both B&H and Adorama! I'd just spent a week marveling at the IQ of this entry-level offering from Fujifilm, and that was at the original $699 price tag. So it didn't surprise me after seeing this new price to...

Nikon Z5 Field Test: Does Nikon’s most affordable full-frame mirrorless deliver high-end performance?

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Historically, full-frame cameras tend to be large, bulky and expensive, putting them well into the realm of professional photography tools. However, these days, full-frame technology has become less expensive, and with the advent of mirrorless cameras, things aren't so...

Fujifilm announces new XF 10-24mm f/4 WR OIS lens, successor to the popular original from 2013

 
 

To say we've loved the XF 10-24mm f/4 OIS lens here at IR is an understatement. It's been used countless times across so many camera reviews, for both stills galleries and video testing. It's just a terrific lens all around, and now it seems that our friends at Fujifilm have found ways to make it even better.

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Fujifilm unveils the compact, lightweight X-S10, their smallest X Series camera with IBIS

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The Fuji X-T4 from earlier this year brought us 5-axis in-body image stabilization into an X-T3-style camera body. Prior to this, Fuji only offered IBIS in a singular camera model, the high-end and quite large X-H1. But what if you wanted something smaller,...

Canon introduces EOS M50 Mark II APS-C mirrorless camera

 
 

Quick - what's the most popular APS-C camera on Imaging Resource over the past two years? It's the Canon EOS M50, by a long shot. Today, Canon announces the successor model in the aptly named M50 Mark II, and we're sure our readership will be interested in hearing what's new under the hood!

So let's get right to...

4K 60p video and dual card slots on a Nikon? Yes! Meet the all-new Z6 II and Z7 II cameras

 
 

The Nikon Z6 Mark II and Z7 Mark II cameras are here, and oh my do they come packed with some particularly nice upgrades. You can see two of these in the headlines already, but there are plenty more and we have all the details awaiting you in our Nikon Z6 II and Nikon Z7 II previews!

When the Z6 and Z7 were...

Apple announces iPhone 12 smartphones: 4K HDR recording, improved image quality and ProRAW format

 
 

Apple today announced its iPhone 12 family of smartphones, including the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The former two phones include dual cameras and the latter two, like last year's iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max models, include an array of three cameras, plus a new LiDAR scanner. 

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Behold the box: Panasonic unveils the BGH1, a GH5S tucked inside a versatile, modular cube

 
 

Meet the BGH1, Panasonic's latest addition to its storied and ever-growing line of products for the video community. Released during a year when demand for video-centric streaming products has grown to a larger proportion than ever, the BGH1 looks to fulfill many different shooting needs across multiple market...

Sony A7S III Video Specs & Sample Videos: A run-down of video features and real-world samples

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Sony A7S III Video Specs & Sample Videos

 
 

Though IR generally caters to photographers and focuses on still cameras, video has become an increasingly important part of the modern visual creators' repertoire. Those wanting excellent video quality, performance, and features inside a compact...

Sony A7S III Gallery Images: Real-world samples from Sony’s latest 12MP high-sensitivity full-frame camera

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We recently subjected the Sony A7S III to our classic First Shots lab testing, and now we've finally had a chance to take it around town for some real-world gallery shooting. As such, we have a batch of...

Canon R5 Field Test Part I: Excellent handling, design & image quality performance

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Canon's new high-end, high-res full-frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R5, is a thoroughly feature-packed camera with some eye-catching specs for both photographers and videographers alike. However, despite headline-grabbing specs like 8K raw video recording, the...

Olympus finalizes transfer of Imaging Business, creates OM Digital Solutions Corporation

 
 

Olympus Corporation today announced the definitive agreement with Japan Industrial Partners Inc. (JIP) to officially transfer their Imaging Business out into a newly-created company, OM Digital Solutions Corporation. Right on schedule with Olympus' earlier statement to have this "definitive agreement" finalized by...

Sigma announces 105mm f/2.8 Macro Art lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount

 
 

Sigma has announced the 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art lens. This is Sigma's first prime macro lens designed exclusively for full-frame mirrorless camera systems. It offers 1:1 macro capability with its 5.5-inch working distance.

The lens has a dust and splashproof construction and weighs 25.2 oz. (715g). The lens...

Tamron unveils latest E-mount zoom: The compact and lightweight 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD

 
 

Tamron continues to expand its E-mount mirrorless lens family, this time with a compact and lightweight 70-300mm full-frame zoom lens. Earlier this summer Tamron announced a compact 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 travel zoom for E-mount cameras, but for those looking for more telephoto performance without much bulk, this new...

Sony A7S III First Shots: Sony’s third-generation high sensitivity full-frame Alpha camera hits the IR lab

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It was a long time coming, but the successor to Sony's popular video-focused and high ISO powerhouse from 2015 finally arrived. The new Sony A7S III, much like its predecessor, maintains a similar (but all-new) 12-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor. This time...

Canon announces new Super 35-based Cinema EOS C70, the first Cinema EOS camera with RF mount

 
 

Canon made a big splash with their recent EOS R5 and R6 models, particularly the R5, when it comes to video recording features, with options such as 8K RAW recording, 4K up to 120fps and 10-bit 4:2:2 recording. However, video recording on these cameras are not without some noticeable limitations -- they are after...

Nikon releases Webcam Utility beta for macOS, joining recent Windows release

 
 

Nikon has released the macOS version of its Webcam Utility beta. The beta software was made available for Windows last month.

The Webcam Utility software allows the user to connect their Nikon camera to a computer via USB and use the camera as a webcam. Many of Nikon's recent interchangeable lens cameras are...

Rich in bokeh: The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens is simply stunning (Image Gallery & field notes)

 
 

Prime lens aficionados are always on the lookout for the next "baby" for their lens bag. Whether it's the need for a brighter aperture, a longer focal length, or simply something less heavy or less expensive, the promise of that next gorgeous prime lens is always just a purchase click away. And if you're like us, a...