Fujifilm X-T200: the first X-series camera with a digital gimbal inside

Fujifilm X-T200: the first X series camera with a digital gimbal inside

  Able to record 4K UHD video at 30fps, with new Electronic Stabilization and HDR Video Modes, unique color reproduction technology, the new Fujifilm X-T200 also has a first: a Digital Gimbal Mode. The Fujifilm X-T200 takes the promises of the X-T100 it replaces to a whole new level, while still being an entry-level camera, […]

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Nikon Z 50: APS-C camera shoots 4K UHD/30p using the whole frame

Nikon Z 50: a larger mount for an APS-C sensor

The Nikon Z 50 will be available in November 2019, in several configurations including body-only for a suggested retail price of $859.95. The camera shoots 4K UHD/30p using the whole frame. The Nikon Z 50 confirms that Nikon wants to expand its mirrorless series to the APS-C format, and the Z 50 is the first […]

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Sony Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100: two new APS-C mirrorless cameras

Sony Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100: a new APS-C mirrorless pair

Sony’s new Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100 offer internal 4K movie recording in Super 35mm format with full pixel readout without pixel binning.  Is that enough for Sony users to upgrade their cameras? The new Alpha 6600 has been designed to address the needs of the most demanding photographers and videographers with its versatility making […]

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Canon EOS 90D: contracting market “marries” EOS 7D with the EOS 80D

EOS 90D: contracting market made Canon marry the EOS7D with the EOSD 80D

Canon introduced the new EOS 90D, a marriage between the EOS XD and EOS XXD lines, putting an end, apparently, to years of segmentation. Is this another nail in the DSLR’s coffin? The two new cameras usher in the next generation of Canon APS-C sensor cameras and share many similar characteristics, as Canon says, featuring […]

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Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro from Venus Optics is now shipping

Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro is now shipping

The Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO lens looks like any other 100mm Macro lens in terms of size, but its optical construction gives you much more in an affordable package, priced at $449.00. The same size as my Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM, the Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO […]

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SLR Magic: seven MicroPrime Cine lenses available now for Fujifilm X cameras

SLR Magic: seven MicroPrime Cine lenses for Fujifilm X cameras

SLR Magic announced their MicroPrime Cine lenses are now also available in Fujifilm X-mount. To the six original lenses, made for full frame, the company added one specific for APS-C, a new 12mm T2.8. Previously only available in E-mount,  with a couple of lenses for Micro Four Thirds, the MicroPrime Cine lenses from SLR Magic […]

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Fujifilm X-T3: hands-on review

Fujifilm X-T3: hands-on review

From the color science to the controls layout, the Fujifilm X-T3 is a great camera that should be high in your list of desired models, if you’re looking for a camera for your future adventures. The reviews of the Fujifilm X-T3 are all around, some published minutes after the camera was announced, something that might […]

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The L-Mount Alliance: a new industry standard for full frame and APS-C?

The L-Mount Alliance: a new industry standard for full frame and APS-C?

Leica, Panasonic and Sigma join efforts to offer cameras and lenses utilizing the L-mount created by Leica. It looks as a modern day alliance, now full frame, of the “universal” Four Thirds concept. Presented as a previously unparalleled form of collaboration that will particularly benefit the customers of all three partners, the ‘L-Mount Alliance’ enables […]

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Fujifilm X-T100: 4K at 15fps is for whom?

Fujifilm X-T100: 4K at 15fps is for whom?

The new APS-C camera from Fujifilm, X-T100, is a DSLR-style retro camera which offers a new fully articulating LCD, some interesting options in Full HD and 4K UHD at… 15fps. What was Fujifilm thinking? ‘Video is a big growth area for us” said Fujifilm executives in an interview published in 2017 by DPReview, but video […]

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Fujifilm X-H1: a serious camera for video

Announced as the highest performance camera in the X family, the Fujifilm X-H1 may be seen as a step towards the segment of the market where the Panasonic GH5 sits. Is there a war about to start? The rumors from the last weeks are confirmed, and the web is now full with information and comments […]

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Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 3

Zacuto Z-Finder rig on EVA1.

This is part 3 of a three-part review; there’s more in part 1 and part  2 [Updated 8 Jan 2018 with image of Xyla at ISO 2500.] [Updated 9 Jan 2018 with links to Xyla source clips, however these links are not guaranteed to work forever!] [Updated 11 Jan 2018 with clarification of HLG appearance on […]

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Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 2

The HOME screen "six button side panel" display.

This is part 2 of a three-part review; there’s more in part 1 and part 3 Display The LCD monitor is a 16×9 panel in which a 17×9 DCI image is shown letterboxed, and a 16×9 image is shown with the same vertical letterbox and similar spaces on either side. This slight inset allows camera data […]

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Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera

EVA1 side detail

Panasonic’s $7,345 AU-EVA1 is a Super35mm single-sensor camcorder with a 5.7K Bayer-mask sensor, an EF lens mount, variable frame rates, and 14+ stops of dynamic range, recording on SDXC cards using log, HLG, and standard gamma renderings. Its compact, boxy body with removable rotating side grip is like that of the Sony FS5, but its […]

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Yongnuo and 7Artisans: three new wide-angles for the New Year

Yongnuo and 7Artisans: new wide-angles for the New Year

The Yongnuo YN 14mm F2.8 in Canon mount, and the 7Artisans 12mm f/2.8 and 7Artisans 35mm f/1.2 for different mounts are now available, after having been announced a while ago. Time to check them if you’re on a budget. While we can’t vouch for the quality of the lenses now available, there is no doubt […]

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Canon EOS M100: step up from a smartphone

Canon M100: step up from a smartphone

  A touch screen and Dual Pixel CMOS AF are some of the assets of Canon’s new mirrorless camera, the M100, which introduces a newly designed interface. Canon has been trying to make photography easy for those who hate manuals, and the new intuitive touch interface is part of that effort. Canon says the interface […]

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