Articles tagged "hands-on"

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First Impressions: Sony FE 400 F2.8 GM OSS

Read our first impressions of Sony's new pro-level 400mm F2.8, from the sidelines of a professional soccer match.

Huawei P20 Pro hands-on: 3x zoom lens leaves the competition behind

A few days testing Huawei's new flagship device has us convinced that it's the most advanced smartphone camera to date.

Hands-on with the Sony a7 III

Sony's a7 III mirrorless camera includes many features from its more advanced a9 and a7R III siblings, but at a more aggressive price point. Here's a quick hands-on tour of some of the most notable upgrades and improvements to Sony's 'basic' full frame model.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with the Pentax K-1 Mark II and D FA* 50mm F1.4

We stopped by the Ricoh-Pentax booth at this year's CP+ show in Japan and got a chance to handle the new K-1 Mark II as well as a near-final version of the upcoming Pentax-D FA* 50mm F1.4. We even got a chance to informally test the K-1 II's crazy high ISO and hand-held Pixel Shift feature - click through to read our impressions.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with Laowa 'Magic Shift Converter'

Venus Optics has been making some very interesting lenses in the past couple of years. and at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama Japan, the company is showing off an innovative 'magic shift converter'.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with the Panasonic Leica 50-200mm F2.8-4 ASPH

The Leica DG Vario 50-200mm F2.8-4 ASPH is the third and final lens in Panasonic's latest premium zoom lens lineup, and we had the chance to handle it in person at this year's CP+ show in Japan. Check out how this high-end tele-zoom handles in our slideshow.

CP+ 2018: First Look - Sony 400mm F2.8 G Master

At the CP+ 2018 show in Yokohama, we made a beeline for the Sony booth to feast our eyes on a prototype of the company's upcoming 400mm F2.8 G Master super telephoto lens.

CP+ 2018: First look at new Tamron FE-mount 28-75mm F2.8

The Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD is the first third-party standard zoom to be created natively for the Sony FE mount. We're at the CP+ show in Yokohama, where we got our hands on a prototype.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with Tokina's 50mm F1.4 and 20mm F2

Tokina has recently released the 50mm F1.4 'Opera' and FíRIN 20mm F2 AF lenses, and we stopped by their booth at CP+ 2018 to get a feel for them.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with the new Tamron 70-210mm F4 VC

Tamron's new 70-210mm F4 Di VC USD is a compact alternative to heavy (and pricey) F2.8 zooms. Take a look at our hands-on slideshow to see just how compact it really is.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with Sigma 105mm F1.4 Art 'bokeh master' & 70mm macro

Sigma's new 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is a beast, weighing in at 1.6 kilos. We're at the CP+ tradeshow in Yokohama, Japan, where we just got our hands on what Sigma is calling the 'bokeh master'.

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

We've had the chance to take a closer look at Samsung's new flagship smartphone and its improved camera system during the launch event in Barcelona. Here's what you need to know.

Hands-on with Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 / TZ200

The Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 is a powerful, pocketable travel zoom compact camera, with an impressively long lens. We've had our hands on one.

The Leica CL is (almost) what the TL should have been

While it shares a name with one of Leica's most popular and affordable cameras of the 1970s, the new CL is separated from its namesake by more than just years. We've been using one for a few days - click through for a detailed first-impressions report.

Hands-on with Zeiss Milvus 25mm F1.4

Zeiss just announced a new prime lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs: the Milvus 25mm F1.4. It's very big, very heavy, and should be very high-performing – and we just got our hands on one.

Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN 'C': hands-on and additional details

Sigma has used the Photo Plus Expo show in New York as a launchpad for an all-new lens – the 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary. It's a fast, high-quality prime for cropped-sensor Sony E-mount and M43 cameras.

Hands-on with new Fujifilm X and GF lenses

We're at the Photo Plus Expo show in New York, where Fujifilm is showing off its new XF 80mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR and GF 45mm F2.8 R WR prime lenses. Click through for a closer look.

Leica's 'new' Thambar-M 90mm F2.2 costs $325 per aperture blade

Leica's newest lens is one of its oldest. The Leica Thambar-M 90mm F2.2 is a (slightly) modernized recreation of a classic 1930s design, famed for its unique soft focus look. We just got our hands on one.

Hands-on with new Canon L-series primes

Canon announced four new L-series prime lenses recently: the TS-E 50mm, 90mm F2.8L and 135mm F4L Macro, and the 85mm F1.4L. We just got our hands on them.

Hands-on with the impressively small Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

Canon's new PowerShot G1 X Mark III combines a 24MP APS-C sensor and hybrid autofocus system in an impressively compact body. Canon has been showing it to us at the Photo Plus Expo show in New York.

Hands-on with new Tamron 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD

Tamron just announced a new 100-400mm telezoom, pitched at enthusiasts and professionals. The 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD is the lightest in its class, and packs some impressive features. And we just got our hands on one.

Sony a7R III sample gallery
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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.

Video: Sony a7R III first look

Sony took the wraps off its a7R III this morning, and we've put together a short video highlighting its standout features.

Hands-on with the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm F1.2 and 45mm F1.2 Pro lenses

We take a hands-on look at the new 17mm F1.2 Pro and 45mm F1.2 Pro lenses from Olympus, a pair of fast primes that promise excellent optical performance and beautiful bokeh in a compact, lightweight package.

Google Clips is an AI-enabled hands-free camera that costs $250

After some expected hardware update announcements, Google's "one more thing" turned out to be a tiny, hands-free camera designed to automatically capture everyday moments.

Hands-on with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

Sony's new Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV is here, and it's all about speed and autofocus. We got our hands on the camera in New York City today so you can take a look at what's new.

Hands-on with new Fujifilm X-E3

Fujifilm has just taken the wraps off a brand new camera: the X-E3. They kindly loaned us a prototype for a few days, and we've given it the hands-on treatment.

Hands-on with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

The new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III is superficially quite similar to its predecessor, but despite inheriting many of the same features, the feature set has been tweaked to make the new camera easier – and more fun – to use.

Ricoh Theta V hands-on
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Ricoh's new Theta V brings a host of new features to the candybar-shaped 360 camera, from improved performance to live 4K video streaming. Take a tour of the 'V' in our hands-on slideshow.

Hands on: Nikon D850
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The Nikon D850 is here, and it is quite the specimen. Built for speed, resolution and 4K video capture, it appears to be a DSLR powerhouse. Take a closer look at Nikon's newest addition.

The Leica TL2 is a good, slightly silly, but great-looking camera

The TL2 is Leica's latest mirrorless camera, and brings several refinements over its stylish predecessors. In this article, we'll explain what you need to know.

Meet the EOS 6D Mark II - Canon's entry-level full-frame DSLR

Rumors have been swirling around for a while, and Canon has just unveiled the long-awaited successor to the popular and long-serving EOS 6D. Read all about it in our hands-on preview.

Hands-on with Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D

Canon's latest entry-level DSLR is here. The new Rebel SL2 (EOS 200D) is the belated successor to 2013's Rebel SL1, billed at the time as the smallest and lightest DSLR on the market.

Hands-on with Sony's new 16-35mm and 12-24mm wide-angle lenses

Sony's just released two new ultra-wide-angle lenses, and perhaps what's most surprising about them is their size and weight - or lack thereof. Read more

Professional powerhouse: Hands-on with the full-frame Sony Alpha a9

Live from New York it's the Sony Alpha a9! Our team is getting their hands all over the a9 and the new 100-400mm, and we've added some comments about the most important new features. Read more

Hands-on with the Panasonic Leica 8-18mm F2.8-4

Panasonic has announced a new ultra-wide zoom for Micro Four Thirds mount: the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4. We got our hands on a pre-production copy to take a closer look.

Nikon D7500: What you need to know

Nikon's new high-end enthusiast SLR is here and it borrows quite a bit from the flagship APS-C Nikon D500. Here's what you need to know about it. Read more

Hands-on with AirSelfie, a mini selfie drone that's on sale now

With initial Kickstarter backers’ orders in the process of being filled, AirSelfie has gone on sale to the general public. As the name implies, it’s a short range mini drone designed for self portraits. Read more

CP+ 2017: Hands-on with new Voigtländer E-mount primes

Voigtländer announced three new lenses at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, for the Sony E Mount. We're at the show, and we made our way to the Voigtländer booth earlier to take a closer look. Read more

CP+ 2017: Hands-on with Sigma's newest lenses

Sigma announced a whopping four new lenses just prior to CP+ 2017. As soon as the show opened to the press, we headed straight to the Sigma booth for some hands on time. Read more

First Look: Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 cine lens

The new Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 cine lens is the first of the company's new line of 'MK' series Fujinon lenses aimed at the 'emerging production' market. What sets this lens apart from a standard photo lens? Let's take a look. Read more

Hands-on with the Canon EOS 77D

The new Canon EOS 77D slots in-between the Rebel line and the EOS 80D, and incorporates a lot of the same features as that camera at a lower price-point. We recently had access to a 77D and took a closer look. Read more

Hands-on with the Canon EOS Rebel T7i / EOS 800D

The Canon EOS Rebel T7i (800D in some regions) replaces the T6i at the entry-level end of the company's DSLR lineup. The T7i is designed to be as small and portable as possible, while still packing a fairly impressive feature set. Read on

Hands on with Tamron 70-200mm F2.8 and 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 'G2' zooms

Tamron announced two updates to zoom lenses at this year's WPPI show in Las Vegas - the full-frame SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 and the APS-C format 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD. And we got our hands on them. Read more

Hands-on with Ricoh's compact Pentax KP

Ricoh has taken the wraps off it's newest DSLR, the KP. Resembling a mini Pentax K-1, and inheriting some of the same features, the KP arrives at the same price as the K-3 II, putting it at the top end of Ricoh's APS-C lineup. We got our hands on a pre-production sample recently, and we've prepared a quick product tour. Read more

F is for '4th': Hands-on with Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm's fourth-gen X100 series camera features an updated sensor, revamped autofocus system, larger battery and tweaked ergonomics. We spent a little time getting to know a pre-production sample. Read more

Feisty upstart: Hands-on with the Fujifilm X-T20

The Fujifilm X-T20 is very much the little brother to the X-T2, using the same sensor, upgraded AF system and 4K video support as its more expensive sibling. We've gone hands-on with the X-T20 to go over the most important features. Read more

Leica Boss: Hands-on with new Leica M10

The Leica M10 is a 24MP full-frame rangefinder camera with a few pretty modern tricks up its sleeve. We've been using Leica's latest 'M' for a few days – step up and take a closer look. Learn more

CES 2017: Hands-on with the Kodak Super 8

First launched in 1965, Kodak's Super 8 format was one of the most influential developments in consumer filmmaking. And now it's back, with an all-new (kind of) camera. We got our hands on one. Check it out

CES 2017: hands-on with the Canon PowerShot G9 X II

We're at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada where Canon has taken the wraps off a new high-end compact camera: the PowerShot G9 X Mark II. See more

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