Richard Butler

Richard Butler

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

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A photographer's intro to the world of video

Virtually every modern camera offers video, but getting the most out of it is harder than just pressing the [REC] button. Richard Butler looks at the lessons he's learned as he's started shooting video. Read more

Elevating X-Trans? Fujifilm X-T2 First Impressions Review

The Fujifilm X-T2 is the company's latest SLR-style mirrorless camera. It takes the 24MP sensor from the X-Pro2 and runs with it, adding 4K video and a more sophisticated autofocus system. We shot our studio test and a samples gallery with the camera as we formed our first impressions. Read more

Special K? Pentax K-1 Review

To say that a full-frame Pentax DSLR is one of the most anticipated cameras of all-time is probably an understatement. With the arrival of the K-1, Pentaxians have finally had their wish granted, with an impressively spec'd camera at a relatively low price. We've been testing extensively to bring you our in-depth review. Read more

DxOMark confirms Canon EOS 1D X II sensor advances

DxOMark has rated the Canon 1D X II's sensor, and it looks very competitive for its class. Strong low-ISO dynamic range and impressive high ISO performance see it score 88 - tying with the Nikon D5. Read more

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