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Interview: Canon's Larry Thorpe reflects on 60 years in the business

Canon's Larry Thorpe has seen lot of changes over his 60-year career in the industry. We spoke to him after his recent retirement, and in this interview he highlights some of the technological advancements he's seen during his career and discusses the convergence between stills and video.

The Panasonic S1H and Sony a7S III are the best cameras for videographers

We've updated our 'best cameras for videographers' buying guide, with the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H being our choice for high-end video shooters, and the Sony a7S III selected as the best "run-and-gun" option.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Which camera type is right for you?

Looking to get into film photography? Whether you're hunting for a pocket-sized companion, a camera to learn and grow with, or something capable of the best image quality possible, we've got advice for you.

DJI Air 2S vs Mavic 2 Pro: which should you choose?

The DJI Air 2S addresses one of the most common feature requests from drone users: a a 1"-type sensor camera on a consumer-oriented model. We compare it to DJI's other foldable drone with a 1"-type sensor, the Mavic 2 Pro, to see how it stacks up.

Hands-on with new Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG DN 'Art'

Almost a decade after Sigma inaugurated its 'Global Vision' line of lenses with the original 35mm F1.4 'Art', the company has released an all-new 35mm, built from the ground up for modern mirrorless ILCs. Click through for a closer look.

The Polaroid Go is a compact, modern tribute to the original Polaroid One Step

The Polaroid Go uses a new square-format i-Type ‘Go’ instant film that’s a miniature version of the iconic Polaroid 600 film used in the original Polaroid One Step.

Film Fridays: A new shoe mount light meter -  meet the Keks EM-01

Our pals over at 35mmc have the scoop on a new hotshoe-mounted light meter from Taiwan-based manufacturer Keks. Find out what this fresh and affordable new model is all about.

Hands-on with the Sony FE 14mm F1.8 GM

Sony has announced its latest G-Master lens: the ultra-wide 14mm F1.8 GM. At nearly a third the weight of its nearest peer for the system, it's an incredibly compact and lightweight prime for E-mount shooters. Read on for a closer look at what it offers, including a preliminary look at its optical performance.

Hands-on with the Sony FX3 cinema camera

Sony's latest FX3 has a lot in common with the a7S III on the inside, but we've got our hands on one to show just how different it is on the outside – take a look.

Taking a closer look at the new Canon RF 400mm F2.8 and 600mm F4L I.S.

Canon has announced two new telephoto prime lenses for the RF mount: the RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM and 600mm F4L IS USM. Click through for a closer look at these two new telephoto options for RF.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Less common camera types

From the stately twin-lens reflex to the timeless view camera, here are some of the less common film camera types still kicking around on the used market.

Hands-on with the Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR

Fujifilm's latest prime, the XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR, is a solidly built lens that we've really enjoyed shooting with. It's also a big departure from Fujifilm's previous 18mm F2 prime lens – get a sense of how it handles right here.

Closer look: Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon has just announced a native RF-mount contemporary to its popular EF 100mm F2.8L Macro lens. The RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM is an all-new design, and we've been digging into its feature set. Click through to learn more.

Just how good is Adobe Super Resolution? We put it to test with some classic 12MP ILCs

Adobe's latest addition to Camera Raw is a Super Resolution feature, which quadruples the pixel count of your Raw files and, in theory, doubles their linear resolution. Does that mean that you really don't need more than 12 or 16 megapixels anymore? We've put it to the test.

If you shoot Log on the Canon EOS R5, you should shoot C-Log3. Here's why.

Canon has just added its Canon Log 3 gamma profile to the EOS R5. We take a closer look at what it is, how it compares to the Canon Log profile and when you should use it.

Hands-on with the new retro-chic Fujifilm Instax Mini 40

The Instax Mini 40 combines ease of use with cool classic styling, resulting in a camera that's both fun to shoot and fun to show off.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: 7 common camera types

By our count, there are no fewer than seven common film camera types – just wait until you see our list of uncommon cameras. Here's everything you need to know about each, including availability and viability in 2021.

Hands-on with the Pentax K-3 Mark III

The Pentax K-3 III is here, and with almost six years separating it from its immediate predecessor, there are a lot of changes and improvements to Ricoh's new flagship APS-S DSLR. Click through for a closer look.

Film Fridays: Developing film at home - everything you need to know to get started

Thinking about getting your feet (and film) wet with home development? Our complete guide (originally published last year, at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown) – has everything you need to know to get started.

Hands-on with the Sigma fp L and its new viewfinder

Sigma's fp L is one of the most compact full-frame cameras on the market, and its new optional electronic viewfinder adds to its versatility. But how does it handle? Find out right here.

Hands-on with Sony's compact 24mm, 40mm, and 50mm G prime lenses

Sony recently announced a set of three compact full-frame E-mount prime lenses: the 24mm F2.8G, the 40mm F2.5G, and the 50mm F2.5G. Learn more about them in our detailed hands-on first impressions article.

The absolute beginner's guide to film photography: the 'Sunny 16' rule or how-to expose with no meter

No light meter? No problem. With the 'Sunny 16' rule you'll never have to second-guess exposures again, regardless of whether you're shooting film or digital.

All about the Kei: a 4K video from the Sony a1's 8K capture

8K is arguably more useful as a way to capture flexible 4K than as an output resolution, at the moment, so we shot a 4K-from-8K video project with the Sony a1. See for yourself how the 10-bit S-Log3 footage came out.

First impressions of the Sony 50mm F1.2 GM

Good news for E-mount shooters: While the Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA optic was impressive, the new Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM appears to exceed it in nearly every respect. Click through for a closer look.

Film Fridays: The Space Age-looking East German autofocus SLR that nearly was

In the late 1980's, East German camera conglomerate Pentacon was all set to launch a high-end autofocus SLR called the Praktica BY60. But it never happened. Despite this, some of its technology and design live on...

Analysis: New Sony a1 sensor offers class-leading dynamic range, along with high-speed and high-resolution

We're still working through our full range of tests on the new Sony a1, but with the lab portion complete, we've discovered that despite its extra resolution, the a1's sensor displays a marked improvement over the first-generation full-frame stacked CMOS seen in the a9 and a9 II.

Why the speed of Stacked CMOS is key to Nikon's pro mirrorless camera

Nikon says its professional mirrorless camera will use a Stacked CMOS sensor. We look at why this one statement holds so much promise for the camera's performance.

Interview: Donna Ferrato on 50 years of photographing women

Donna Ferrato uncovers the complicated truths about what it means to be a woman in her new book Holy. We spoke with her about how the COVID-19 lockdown shaped the final edit of the book, why it was important to handle all aspects of the design herself and what she’s learned about women after 50 years of photographing them.

Film Friday: A look back at the 'golden age' of biker messengers - as shot on a Rollei 35SE

Take a trip back in time to the 1990's and explore Toronto's bike messenger culture – as seen through the eye's of ones of their own – all captured on a teeny-tiny, super-sharp, fixed-lens camera.

Sony a1 review updated with image quality analysis

We're working hard to finish our full review of the new Sony a1, and we've just added our studio image quality analysis. Click through to see how the a1's newly-developed sensor performs.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Color slide film

Color slide film can produce images that are brighter and more vibrant than standard color print film, but with far less exposure latitude, there's little room for error. Here's everything you need to know about color slide film.

What you need to know about new Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN

Billed by Sigma as 'a more compact but still high-performing alternative to the existing 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art' its new 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN is indeed considerably smaller and lighter than it's 'Art' series contemporary. Click through for a closer look at Sigma's newest zoom lens.

Our new reference camera: Phase One XF IQ4 150MP added to studio test scene

The sensors in the Phase One XF IQ4 camera system is currently the largest medium-format digital camera sensor on the market, and we've just put the 150MP model in front of our studio test scene. Want detail? You've got it. Check out how our new reference camera fares.

A closer look at Sony's FX3 'compact cinematography' camera

The Sony FX3 is a 'compact cinematography' camera built around a 12MP full-frame BSI CMOS sensor. It shares a lot in common with the a7S III, so what does it do to earn its place in Sony's 'Cinema Line?'

Hands-on with Panasonic's new 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 for L-mount

The Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS is a tele-zoom lens designed for Panasonic's full-frame mirrorless cameras. We've been using one for a few days - click through to learn more.

Film Fridays: battle of two Medium Format titans - Mamiya 7 vs. Makina 67

Hamish Gill of 35MMC compares and contrasts the user experience of two medium format titans: the Mamiya 7 and the Plaubel Makina 67. But which does he prefer? Click through to find out.

Sony a1 added to studio test scene for stills and video

The 50MP sensor in the Alpha 1 is all-new, and represents the latest technology that Sony is capable of. We're moving full-steam ahead with our full review, and put it in front of our studio test scene. Check out how it compares.

Why Raw video might not be the game-changer you expect

Raw video is an increasingly common feature, but don't expect it to be easy to exploit its full potential, or for there to be as much to gain as the switch to Raw gives for stills.

Film Friday: Voigtlander Bessaflex TM - the film SLR way ahead of its time

The Voigtlander Bessaflex TM truly could've been the go-to body for folks looking to put their dusty manual focus lenses to good use, no matter what their mount. Unfortunately, it showed up to the camera party a bit too early.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Color print film

One of the greatest joys of experimenting with color print film is discovering the wide variety of options out there, each rendering color/grain/contrast differently than the next. Want to know more? We've got you covered in our complete beginner's guide.

The most responsive Sony camera yet: Hands-on with the Sony Alpha 1

The new a1 is absolutely chock-full of the latest and greatest tech that Sony has to offer. Come take our tour of how this high-speed, high-megapixel machine operates and handles.

Hands-on with Fujifilm's new XF 27mm, XF 70-300 and GF 80mm lenses

Alongside the announcement of the new GFX 100S and X-E4 cameras, Fujifilm released a trio of lenses. Click through to learn more about the new GF 80mm F1.7 and XF 70-300 F4-5.6, and the updated XF 27mm F2.8.

Film Fridays: Photographing Tokyo streets with a Hasselblad XPan panorama camera

In this week's Film Friday, photographer Mike Amos sets out for Japan with Hasselblad's unique panorama XPan camera. His purpose? To document the streets of a city his loves, while honoring his father's photographic legacy.

Hands-on with the new 100MP Fujifilm GFX 100S

Coming (relatively) hot on the heels of the groundbreaking GFX 100, Fujifilm's latest medium-format camera brings 100MP to the masses. We've had a preproduction GFX 100S in our hands for a few days: keep reading to learn more about Fujifilm's newest medium-format camera.

Fujifilm X-E4 hands-on
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The Fujifilm X-E4 is a compact, high-performance APS-C format mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, which inherits a lot of technology from higher-end X-series models. Is it right for you? Click through to learn more.

Sony a1: what you need to know about this powerful new full-frame flagship

We spoke to Sony straight after the announcement of the a1, to get a bit more fine detail about the camera's specs and capabilities. And it's fair to say there's a lot going on inside Sony's new flagship.

Tamron 17-70mm F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD sample gallery

Tamron's 17-70mm F2.8 III-A VC RXD is a lightweight zoom for Sony APS-C E-mount shooters. Equivalent to a 25-105mm F4 in full-frame terms, this lens handles nicely on a6000-series cameras and offers great versatility for daylight shooting.

The Absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: What you need to know -  B&W film

Today, B&W film photography remains popular both for its aesthetic appeal and its ease-of-use, whether you're a beginner, taking an intro to darkroom photography class or a seasoned pro. Here's everything you need to know about the medium.

Fujifilm X-T4 vs X-S10
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The inclusion of in-body stabilization in Fujifilm's X-S10 means it's able to offer a lot of the features of the flagship X-T4. So, price aside, what are the differences between the two models, and how much of a bargain is the smaller camera?

Buying guide: The Canon EOS R5 is the best camera for portraits

We've updated our 'best cameras for portraits' buying guide, and Canon's EOS R5 narrowly edges out the also-excellent Sony a7R IV.

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