Richard Butler

Richard Butler

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Lives in United Kingdom Seattle, United Kingdom
Joined on Nov 7, 2007

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Metabones update unlocks native Sony focus modes for EF adapters

Updated firmware allows Sony users to use all AF modes when shooting Canon EF-mount lenses with Metabones adapters. It does so by emulating a native E-mount lens. The update enables new modes, but at the cost of some severe issues. Read more

Hasselblad to announce 'game changer' next week

Hasselblad has announced a live streaming event for next Wednesday, June 22nd, alluding to a 'game changer in the world of photography.' Read More

Patents hint at camera on future Apple Watch

A patent filed by Apple might hint at a camera on a future version of the Apple Watch. The patent covers a range of ideas, including a camera for selfies or scanning QR codes. Read more

D500 owner formally accuses Nikon of false advertising

A disgruntled D500 owner has taken out a legal warning against Nikon advertising the camera as offering 'integrated Wi-Fi,' in the equivalent of a cease-and-desist order. Andreas V of Germany says that the term is misleading, given there are unusual restrictions to using the function. Read more

A simplified explanation of the concept of equivalent apertures.

2016 Roundup: $1200-2000 ILCs part 2: Full-Frame

When you're ready to step-up from an entry-level or midrange camera, the choices can be overwhelming. Find out which full-frame models came out on top in the second part of our $1200-2000 enthusiast ILC roundup. Read more

2016 Roundup: $1200-2000 ILCs part 1 - Crop-Sensor

Photographers stepping up from entry-level or midrange ILCs have a lot of choices. In our latest roundup we're taking a look at enthusiast ILCs sporting APS-C and Four Thirds sensors in the $1200-2000 range. Read more

Back to the action: Nikon D500 Review

The Nikon D500 is a 21MP DSLR that shares most of its key features with Nikon's flagship D5, but packs them into a smaller APS-C format body. The long-awaited successor to the D300S, the D500 is Nikon's most professional DX-format camera ever and, with only a few exceptions, we've been very impressed. Read more

2016 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras $800-1200

Many consumers are likely to shop for cameras based on price and capability, rather than according to whether a certain model contains a mirror or not. In this category, you'll find both mirrorless and DSLR cameras that are highly capable, offer built-in high-spec viewfinders and a bevy of external controls. Read more

Benchmark Performance: Nikon D810 review

Two years after Nikon shook up the high-end DSLR market with the 36MP D800 and D800E, it has consolidated the 800-series with the release of a new camera, the D810. The D810 replaces both previous 800-series models. Read our full review to find out how it performs.