Richard Butler

Richard Butler

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

Editorial content

Total: 480, showing: 1 – 10
« First‹ Previous1234567Next ›Last »
Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III: Which is best?

The Nikon D850 appeared destined to tower over the camera world like some colossus until the Sony a7R III emerged like some rival kaiju. Now we've had a chance to shoot both cameras in a variety of situations, which wins the battle of the behemoths?

Gear of the Year 2017 - Richard's choice: Sony NP-FZ100

Even though (or perhaps because) 2017 has seen the release of some of the most impressive cameras he's ever used, Richard has ducked the difficult decisions and made an unexpected choice for his Gear of the Year. But, as always, he's going to argue his point.

Sony a7R Mark III review

Sony's a7R Mark III shoots 42.4MP files at 10fps and incorporates a robust video feature set, large battery, refined ergonomics and more. It certainly looks impressive, but what is it like to use, and how does it stack up against the rest of the market? Find out in our full review.

DxOMark republishes Pentax 645Z results and it's as good as we always suspected

DxOMark has awarded the Pentax 645Z 101 points, making it the second-highest scoring medium format camera it's tested (or the highest scoring from 2015 to now, based on the originally published results).

This is what happens when a 'weather sealed' camera encounters salt water

Roger Cicala of Lens Rentals shows us what happens when your camera (regardless of brand) takes a swim in salt water... and why 'weather sealed' does NOT mean 'waterproof.'

Sony a7R III sample gallery
259

The Sony a7R Mark III is here and we get our hands on one for a few hours while at a press event in New York City. See our sample gallery.

What you need to know about Sony's a7R III

Just in case you haven't heard, Sony released an ultra-high-res mirrorless camera early this morning. We spent some hands-on time with the a7R III and put together an in-depth look at what's new and exciting – and what's missing.

Olympus 45mm and 17mm F1.2 Pro lenses emphasize bokeh quality

Olympus is announcing two new high-end F1.2 primes: a 17mm and 45mm. The company has paid much attention to optimizing the bokeh each lens produces, and offer Pro-series touches like weather-sealing and a snap-back focus clutch.

Sony a7R III promises faster bursts, better focusing and longer battery life

Sony has announced the a7R Mark III, a 42.4MP mirrorless camera built around the lessons learned from its flagship a9 sports camera.

Fujifilm X-E3 Review
752

The X-E3 is the company's latest rangefinder-styled mirrorless camera, a 24MP X-Trans model. The most obvious change is the increased reliance on a touchscreen, but how does this affect what it's like to shoot with? Our review explores this and more.