We take a closer look at the latest lightweight, compact ultra-wide prime for Micro Four Thirds from Panasonic.
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Platypod just revealed its latest mini support device, the Platypod eXtreme. We take a closer look at this innovative new member of the well-regarded Platypod ecosystem with first impressions based on a pre-production sample.
Mar 3, 2022 at 14:00
The OM System 12-40mm F2.8 II Pro and 40-150mm F4 Pro are the latest two lenses from OM Digital Solutions. We take a closer look at both.
The M11 is the latest in the Leica's series of rangefinder cameras, which date back to the early years of the 20th century. While it may look like Leicas of the past, it offers technology that 20th Century film photographers could never have imagined.
Dec 29, 2021 at 14:00
The Nikon Nikkor Z 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 VR S is a premium telezoom lens for Nikon's full-frame Z mount. Designed with wildlife and sports photographers in mind, the 100-400mm offers a versatile zoom range and impressive close focusing capabilities. Click through to learn more.
lens newsDec 8, 2021 at 15:51
K-Lens captures nine images in a single shot—each with a slightly different perspective on the subject —and uses these to determine the depth of objects in the scene. The depth map created makes distance-based editing easy, allows post-capture refocusing and 3D creations
The Panasonic Lumix S 35mm F1.8 is the fourth in a series of ergonomically-similar full-frame F1.8 primes for L mount. This full-frame prime lens is intended for both photographers and videographers, and we've had our hands on one. Click through for more details.
Nov 7, 2021 at 15:47
OM Digital Solutions – the company that's bought the Olympus imaging division – has just launched the M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO. Click through for a closer look.
The Nikon Z9 has just been officially unveiled, and there is a lot to unpack in Nikon's first truly 'professional' mirrorless interchangeable camera. Click through this article to get an idea of how we feel about the Z9 so far, and an overview of its key features.
The Sony a7 IV incorporates new features and usability enhancements aplenty. We busted out our most autumal sweater in celebration, and got our hands on Sony's latest ILC. Click through for details of key features and our impressions of handling.
Oct 20, 2021 at 14:00
Sigma's 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN is an impressively compact, bright and affordable upgrade over most kit lenses, and users of Sony's APS-C cameras should take note.
Oct 14, 2021 at 14:00
The FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II is Sony's first attempt to update its 'G Master' lineup. The inside has been completely reworked. Follow along as we hit the highlights of this latest high-end telezoom, with a full-on analysis of its optics.
Ricoh's GR IIIx is a pocketable compact camera with an APS-C sensor and image stabilization built-in. Actually, it shares all of that with the older GR III – the 'x' model gets a new, 40mm-equivalent lens. Come along for a tour of this svelte street shooter.
videoSep 18, 2021 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan received a lot of feedback after their preview of the Canon EOS R3, and in this episode the pair answer some of the questions that came up in the YouTube comments. Watch the video to see if they answered one of yours.
videoSep 14, 2021 at 10:00
Chris and Jordan have been using a pre-production copy of the new EOS R3. Find out what they think of it after a day of shooting sports and wildlife, including the return of Canon's eye-controlled focus.
Sep 10, 2021 at 14:00
We've just got our hands on the latest compact semi-fast primes from Sigma. Click through for a look at what they offer, how they compare, and where the I-series lineup now stands.
Sep 7, 2021 at 13:00
The Fujifilm GFX 50S II and its kit lens, the GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 are, respectively, the most affordable medium format digital camera ever released, and the most compact zoom yet for Fujifilm's GF system. Click through to learn more about both.
Canon's RF 14-35mm F4 L IS USM is billed as a more affordable, lightweight alternative to the flagship wide-angle zoom for RF mount, the RF 15-35mm F2.8. Click through this article for a closer look at its features, specifications and handling qualities.
videoAug 12, 2021 at 16:11
McKinnon isn't allowed to share any photos or videos from the cameras but does provide a brief hands-on after taking them for a spin ahead of his full review.
Aug 4, 2021 at 12:30
The Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Sport is an all-new, designed-for-mirrorless update to Sigma's 'Contemporary' offering for DSLRs. Our first impressions of its optical quality are positive - click through to learn more about it.
Jul 8, 2021 at 02:00
The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH is a fast short-tele zoom for Micro Four Thirds. We got hands-on with this video-optimized lens to take a closer look at what it offers.
Jun 29, 2021 at 14:00
Nikon's newest Z-mount lens, the NIKKOR Z 28mm F2.8 Special Edition, is a retro-styled and impressively affordable full-frame lens. Take a closer look in our hands-on tour.
Jun 10, 2021 at 14:00
The Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S and 50mm F2.8 are the first macro lenses for Nikon's Z-mount. Go hands-on with us to learn more about these versatile lenses.
Panasonic's new Lumix S 50mm F1.8 is a compact and lightweight prime, aimed at full-frame L-mount shooters. Priced at $450, join us as we take a closer look at the handling details and construction of this modern-day nifty fifty.
lens newsMay 25, 2021 at 17:57
Sirui launches another 1.33x anamorphic lens for film makers who don't have $$$$ budgets. This time it's a mid-telephoto for portraits and more distant perspectives
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.
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.
Apr 16, 2021 at 13:00
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.
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.
Apr 7, 2021 at 05:00
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.
Mar 26, 2021 at 13:00
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.
Mar 25, 2021 at 14:00
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.
Feb 25, 2021 at 15:00
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.
Feb 19, 2021 at 15:00
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.
Feb 2, 2021 at 15:00
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.
Feb 1, 2021 at 15:00
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.
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.
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