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Nikon Z50 First Shots: Sample images from Nikon’s first compact APS-C mirrorless camera

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Nikon's first APS-C-based Z-series mirrorless camera, the Z50, has finally arrived in our lab. Offering an even-more-compact design than their full-frame Z6 and Z7...

Nikon releases firmware updates for Z cameras, adds Animal-Detection AF for Z6, Z7 models

 
 

Nikon just released a pair of firmware updates for its Z series of mirrorless cameras, version 3.00 for the full-frame Z7 and Z6 models, and version 1.10 for the crop-sensor Z50, adding some pleasing autofocus...

Olympus E-M1 III Hands-on: First Shots, Gallery Images & more; Plus new 12-45 PRO lens & E-PL10

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Four years in the making and the successor to the compact, rugged E-M1 II is here. The aptly-named Olympus E-M1...

Nikon Z50 First Shots: Sample images from Nikon’s first compact APS-C mirrorless camera

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Nikon's first APS-C-based Z-series mirrorless camera, the Z50, has finally arrived in our lab. Offering an even-more-compact design than their full-frame Z6 and Z7 cameras, the lightweight Z50 is centered around a 20.9-megapixel APS-C sensor -- a similar sensor to that...

Nikon releases firmware updates for Z cameras, adds Animal-Detection AF for Z6, Z7 models

 
 

Nikon just released a pair of firmware updates for its Z series of mirrorless cameras, version 3.00 for the full-frame Z7 and Z6 models, and version 1.10 for the crop-sensor Z50, adding some pleasing autofocus improvements across the board.

For the full-frame models, the new Ver. 3.00 firmware update adds a...

CP+ tradeshow in Japan cancelled due to coronavirus concerns

 
 

This year's CP+ tradeshow in Yokohama, Japan has been cancelled by the event's organizers, CIPA, due to safety concerns surrounding the growing coronavirus outbreak. According to the just-released press alert, the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) states that due to the lack of an effective treatment and...

Canon announces development of EOS R5: shoots 8K video, 20fps bursts, features IBIS & dual card slots

 
 

Surprise Canon fans! The EOS R-series is expanding and in a MAJOR way with the development announcement of a forthcoming Canon EOS R5 full-frame camera. Though full details are unavailable at this time, what we do know is that the R5 looks to be an absolute beast of a camera specs-wise, going way beyond what the...

Canon announces Rebel T8i, RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS lens, and new image.canon Cloud Platform

 
 

Alongside the surprise late-night development announcement of the EOS R5, Canon's also unveiled some additional goodies, including the new Rebel T8i DSLR, a new compact and affordable RF zoom lens and an interesting new photo cloud platform for both wireless camera image transfer and image storage.

Canon Rebel...

Olympus E-M1 III Hands-on: First Shots, Gallery Images & more; Plus new 12-45 PRO lens & E-PL10

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Four years in the making and the successor to the compact, rugged E-M1 II is here. The aptly-named Olympus E-M1 Mark III brings an altogether familiar styling, build quality and overall shooting experience as the...

Nikon announces new flagship D6 camera plus two new Nikkor lenses for Z-mount

 
 

Nikon has today announced the D6, their new flagship sports camera and successor to the popular D5 from 2016. Along with this news comes word of two new Z-mount Nikkor S lenses, a 20mm f/1.8 prime and a 24-200mm f/4 zoom, which begins to fill out their growing arsenal of high-end Z lenses for Z6 and Z7...

Sad news: Full-frame Foveon-based camera from Sigma no longer close to market

 
 

While more well-known for their lenses (especially their renowned Global Vision series, encompassing Art, Sport and Contemporary models), Sigma Corporation also has a strong history of innovation in the camera space as well. It seems that they've sadly hit a bump in that particular road, though :-/ 

At the...

Birding on a budget? Pairing the Olympus E-M5 III + 12-200mm for birding and nature photography

 
 

Interested in birding and nature photography but want a camera setup that doesn't break the bank? It's traditionally been a tricky proposition to do this, because on a budget we're usually limited in certain important aspects of the wildlife equation. The Olympus E-M5 line has challenged that general notion in its...

New Fujifilm X100V has a 26MP sensor, a new processor, a better 23mm f/2 lens & weather-sealing

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The most popular large-sensor fixed lens camera in modern times gets a major upgrade today, as the Fujifilm X100 series sees it's fifth iteration come to the fold in the X100V. Building on nine years of X100 tradition and more than 85 years in the photo industry,...

Nikon D780 First Shots: Sample images from Nikon’s new Z6-powered full-frame DSLR

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While Nikon is going full-steam with their new Z-series of mirrorless cameras, the Japanese camera maker is still dedicated to the tried-and-true DSLR, as evidenced by their recent announcement of the D780. As the successor to the popular D750, the new Nikon D780...

Sony A7R IV Review Video: Resolution, performance & features make this Sony’s most versatile camera yet

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Here we have a compact and well-built camera body, a 61-megapixel full-frame sensor, 567 phase-detect AF points covering nearly the whole sensor, an expansive ISO range, excellent image quality, super-fast AF speeds, 4K video recording, IBIS and much, much more....

Fujifilm X-T200 released with newly designed sensor and full 4K functionality; XC 35mm f/2 also announced

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Meet the X-T200, Fujifilm's second generation of their entry-level offering in the renown X-T series. Unveiling just over 18 months after the X-T100 first hit store shelves back in June 2018, the X-T200 promises some intriguing upgrades to the orginal model.

In terms...

Fujifilm unveils new GF 45-100mm f/4 lens to round out their standard zoom arsenal for GFX shooters

 
 

The GFX line of medium format cameras from Fujifilm, first debuting in early 2017 with the GFX-50S, has wowed both us at IR and many of the world's top landscape and portrait photographers for several years now. Today, the lens lineup becomes even more filled out as their standard zoom arsenal is now officially a...

Nikon launches new D780 and P950 from CES trade show in Las Vegas

 
 

Nikon has just announced new product offerings for both the high-end DSLR world and also the superzoom world with the release of the D780 and P950 cameras. Unveiled along with several new lenses at the CES trade show in Las Vegas, these are Nikon's first new product offerings for 2020.

Nikon D780

Successor to...

Nikon unveils 70-200mm f/2.8 Z-mount lens; debuts 120-300mm f/2.8 pro sports F-mount lens

 
 

In addition to announcing some new cameras at the start of this year's CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nikon also unveiled a pair of zoom lenses, one for their growing mirrorless Z-mount lineup and another for their long-running F-mount family. For the Z-mount, Nikon brings the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S, a...

Panasonic G95 Review Conclusion: A compact yet rugged hybrid camera for photo and video creators

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Despite the growing popularity of the "full-frame mirrorless" cameras, including those from Panasonic themselves, they are still a key participant in the Micro Four Thirds world, and their latest compact mirrorless camera, the Panasonic G95, is testament to...

Firmware Friday+1: Blackmagic, Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Ricoh, Sigma and Sony offer updates aplenty


 
 

This week's Firmware Friday roundup arrives just a little late, as your humble editor's been under the weather the past few days, and I didn't manage to finish writing it last night. In part, that was down to the amount of news there was to cover -- in the past seven days, we've seen updates from Blackmagic,...

Nikon releases long-awaited RAW video upgrade for Z7, Z6 full-frame cameras, but it will cost you

 
 

Back in February, Nikon outlined a plan for additional features and performance improvements to their Z7 and Z6 full-frame mirrorless cameras. Two of these anticipated new features and performance improvements, including continuous Eye Detection focus tracking and unlocking continuous auto-exposure at the cameras'...

Firmware Friday: New features for Canon PowerShots, Panasonic S1H / P2HD series and Sony AXS-R7


 
 

This week, our regular Firmware Friday roundup is a standout which consists solely of updates adding new features, some of them also fixing bugs at the same time. In all, the list consists of two fixed-lens PowerShot compacts from Canon, plus one interchangeable-lens still camera, nine video cameras and a...