Articles tagged "mirrorless"

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DPReview TV: Flagship mirrorless comparison - Canon EOS R3, Sony a1 and Nikon Z9

Canon, Sony and Nikon all introduced new flagship mirrorless cameras in 2021: the Canon EOS R3, Sony a1, and Nikon Z9. We compare them across several critical areas of performance to see how they stack up.

DPReview TV: Why we shoot our videos with mirrorless cameras (and not video cameras)

One of the most common questions Chris and Jordan get is, 'Why do you use mirrorless cameras to shoot your show instead of pro video cameras?' In this episode, Jordan explains exactly why he chooses mirrorless most of the time.

Nikon more than doubles the dual-format burst performance of the Z9 with 1.10 firmware update

Firmware version 1.10 for the Nikon Z9 increases the burst length of dual-format shooting from three seconds to eight seconds. The update also addresses other bugs found in firmware version 1.00.

Update: Canon CEO confirms the 1DX Mark III will be the company's last flagship DSLR

It probably shouldn't come as a surprise, but this is the first confirmation we've seen regarding the future of Canon's storied EOS-1 camera lineup, which got its start back in 1989.

Nikon is licensing intoPIX's TicoRAW technology for 8K/60p Raw video in its Z9 camera

We now know how Nikon is getting 8K/60p Raw video from its Z9 mirrorless camera: through a partnership with intoPIX, whose TicoRAW technology enables resource-efficient Raw image compression.

FeiyuTech releases the Scorp and Scorp Pro, new flagship 3-axis gimbals for DSLR and mirrorless cameras

FeiyuTech introduces a pair of pair of new fully-featured gimbals in its new Scorp series. Both come with rear grip handles for easier operation and new touch screen controls

Should you upgrade? New Sony a7 IV vs a7 III

Sony's latest a7-series model is the most capable yet, but also the most expensive. Is it better than the existing a7 III, and if you already shoot with a Mark III, is it worth upgrading?

Nikon announces Z9, a 30 fps, 8K, Stacked CMOS professional mirrorless camera

After a long buildup, Nikon has unveiled the Z9, its flagship full-frame mirrorless camera. The 45.7MP Stacked CMOS camera can shoot up to 30 fps (20 in Raw), capture 8K video and includes a version of Nikon's 3D Tracking AF system underpinned with subject recognition.

Full-frame mirrorless lens guide 2021

Lens availability is a critical part of choosing a camera system. We've updated our guide to Nikon, Canon, Sony and Panasonic/Sigma/Leica mirrorless mounts to see how their lineups and technologies currently compare.

Update: Images appear to confirm Nikon’s Z9 is being tested at the Olympics, gives us the first look at its back side

A pair of images briefly posted to (then removed from) Twitter appear to show off Nikon’s unreleased full-frame mirrorless camera.

Canon EOS R3 shows off its 30fps continuous shooting during Tokyo 2020 Olympics

A few photographers are testing the upcoming Canon EOS R3 mirrorless camera at the Tokyo 2020 games, including Atiba Jefferson, who has published an animation showing the R3 shooting at 30 frames per second.

What to know before buying your first interchangeable lens digital camera

Now that the cameras in smartphones have become so good, the question 'why should I buy an interchangeable lens camera' ends up being very similar to 'why would I buy a dedicated camera at all?'. Read our new guide to buying an ILC to see what you gain from keeping your phone in your pocket.

Yongnuo has patented a modular camera system aiming to best smartphone cameras

Yongnuo, makers of lenses, cameras and other photo accessories, has filed a patent for a modular mirrorless camera system.

What might the Z6 II and Z7 II tell us about future pro Nikon mirrorless models?

The new Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II are solid updates, but the gap at the top of Nikon's full-frame mirrorless lineup for a truly 'professional' model still exists. So what can the Z6 II and Z7 II tell us about what Nikon might do next?

Yongnuo announces new 35mm F2 autofocus lens for full-frame Sony cameras

The lens, which doesn't have a release date or price at this point, has autofocus, a customizable function button and a USB-C port for updating firmware.

Nikon Z5 review: the best value stills-oriented full-framer

For still photographers, we feel the Nikon Z5 represents the best value for the money when it comes to full-frame mirrorless cameras. Which is why it receives our top award.

Pentax's new 'Brand Vision' shows it's doubling down on SLR camera systems

Pentax has created two videos and a microsite to showcase its dedication to 'the future of SLR photography.'

Canon Japan warns R5, R6 and accessories could ship later than expected due to demand

Canon Japan says pre-orders have 'exceeded expectations' and suggests the EOS R5, EOS R6 and accessories could ship later than expected.

Report: Nikon rumored to be announcing Z6s, Z7s mirrorless cameras by year's end

Nikon Rumors is reporting that Nikon will announce successors to its Z6 and Z7 camera systems by the end of the calendar year.

Canon EOS R5: Go big, or go home

Canon may have launched the DSLR video revolution, but it has struggled to lead in recent years. Is the EOS R5 Canon's attempt to flex its muscles and reclaim its glory days of video dominance?

BCN data shows mirrorless camera sales have dropped 50% YoY in Japan for March amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Year-over-year, sales of mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras decreased by 50.5 percent, according to BCN Retail's latest data.

Update on the rankings from our recent 'Microphone pre-amp shootout'

Following our recent microphone pre-amp shootout there was a lot of controversy surrounding the results from the Sony a7 III. Our team tested a second a7 III body to verify the results and discovered some important things that could impact the rankings – depending on what microphone you use.

DPReview TV: Mirrorless and DSLR microphone pre-amp shootout

We invited a professional audio engineer to test the microphone pre-amps in cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and Olympus. Find out which ones deliver the best sound.

LEE Filters' new LEE85 Filter System is designed specifically for compact mirrorless camera systems

The new filter system is effectively a downsized version of the popular LEE100 model, which is designed for larger camera systems.

Sigma CEO confirms ‘most new products’ will be ‘exclusively for mirrorless cameras’

Sigma's CEO Kazuto Yamaki revealed in a tweet that most new Sigma lenses will be for mirrorless camera systems and independently confirmed to DPReview that full-frame mirrorless is the priority.

What does the EOS R5 tell us about Canon's mirrorless plans?

Canon has finally given us a few details about its forthcoming EOS R5, but we can read between the lines a bit to get a clearer picture of where the RF lineup is heading.

DPReview TV: Battle of the entry-level APS-C mirrorless cameras

A lot has changed since we last compared entry-level APS-C mirrorless cameras. In this 2020 update, Chris and Jordan compare the Fujifilm X-T200, Sony a6100, and Canon EOS M50. Which one is right for you?

Sony reportedly cuts planned mirrorless camera features in response to DRAM shortage

Updated: The decision was made as DRAM prices soar as smartphone makers demand fast memory for 5G phones.

CIPA's 2019 numbers detail worst year of the decade for the camera industry

CIPA's December data wraps up a 2019 that saw a dramatic decline in DSLR and fixed-lens camera sales, as well as a double-digit percentage decline in mirrorless sales, even as revenue increased for mirrorless sales, suggesting advanced mirrorless cameras are continuing to sell well.

Moment launches new line of variable ND filters for DSLRs, mirrorless cameras and drones

Moment has packed a bunch of features into its affordable new variable ND filter product line.

Zenit M full-frame rangefinder camera made in collaboration with Leica arrives in the US

The Zenit M rangefinder, made in collaboration with Leica, can now be purchased in the United States as part of a limited edition kit for $6,995.

FeiyuTech announces four new gimbals for mirrorless cameras, phones and action cams

FeiyuTech wants to want to cover every base with a quartet of gimbals covering action cams and phones to full blown DSLRs. The timelapse one is interesting

Nikon Z50 vs Canon EOS M6 Mark II: midrange mirrorless comparison

Nikon and Canon have both launched a new APS-C mirrorless camera each, and now that we've had a chance to use both of them, here's how we think they compare against each other.

What is it like to come back to a DSLR after shooting mirrorless?

When her work began to include more and more video, pro photographer Suzi Pratt gradually drifted from her DSLRs to mirrorless hybrid cameras. So what's it like switching back to a DSLR for a vacation?

The Zhiyun WEEBILL-S is a compact 3-axis gimbal for mirrorless and DSLR cameras

Chinese company Zhiyun, the world's leading gimbal manufacturer, announced the WEEBILL-S earlier this week.

Sigma announces pricing and availability of its fp camera

Sigma has announced the pricing and availability of its compact full-frame mirrorless camera, the fp. It will cost $1,899 for the body-only and $2,199 as a kit with the Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens.

Nikon introduces the Z50, a DX-format mirrorless camera for Z-mount

Nikon has announced the Z50, its first Z-mount mirrorless body to use an APS-C sensor. While it lacks in-body stabilization like the Z6 and Z7, it does have a 21MP sensor, on-sensor PDAF, 11 fps bursts, and a weather-sealed body. Also announced are 16-50mm and 50-250mm kit lenses.

Nikkor Z 58mm F0.95 Noct will arrive at the end of the month for $8000

After over a year of teasers, Nikon has finally announced full details of the Z-mount 58mm F0.95 Noct. It's the fastest Nikkor lens ever produced, shipping October 31st for $8000.

Leaked photos, specs allegedly reveal Leica's upcoming SL2 mirrorless camera

Nokishita has shared photos and specifications for a camera it claims is the Leica SL2.

DPReview TV: Panasonic S1H first look

Jordan takes a first look at the new Panasonic S1H while wrestling with the moral struggle of cheating on his beloved GH5. We've Included some ungraded video samples for download in the article, as well.

Nitecore announces ‘world’s first’ smart battery for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras

The battery works with a7 III, a7R III and a9 camera systems and connects with your smartphone or tablet to help you keep tabs on the health of the battery. Oh, and you'll need to update the firmware of your camera battery.

Canon files patent application for eye-controlled AF system for mirrorless cameras

The system bears a striking resemblance to the Eye-Control autofocus system found in Canon's 1992 EOS 5 film camera.

Benro launches X Series gimbals for DSLR, mirrorless, and smartphone camera systems

Benro has dramatically expanded its gimbal offerings with the new X Series, which has options for DSLR, mirrorless and smartphone camera systems.

DJI launches the Ronin-SC, a lightweight, compact gimbal for mirrorless camera systems

The Ronin-SC features a more lightweight, compact form-factor than its Ronin-S predecessor and includes new features from DJI including ‘Force Mobile’ and ActiveTrack 3.0.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z6 and Z7 Eye-AF put to the test

Thanks to a recent firmware update, Nikon's Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras now include eye-detect autofocus. How well does it work? Chris and Jordan put it to the test in this episode filmed by Jordan in (gasp!) 60p.

Sigma announces 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art for full-frame mirrorless

Sigma has announced the 14-24mm F2.8 Art for L-mount and Sony E-mount, coming in August. It features a rear filter holder and like its Art-series peers, offers splash and dustproof construction.

Nikon's president confirms a 'D5' mirrorless equivalent is in the works

It shouldn't come as a surprise, but this marks the first time an official has been made regarding the existence of a flagship mirrorless camera designed to compete with Nikon's flagship D4/D5 DSLR series.

DPReview TV: Panasonic S1R vs. Nikon Z7 vs. Sony a7R III

This week Chris and Jordan do a side-by-side comparison between three high resolution mirrorless cameras: the Panasonic S1R, Nikon Z7, and Sony a7R III to see how they stack up. Which one is right for you?

Nikon US's 'Capture the Savings' event offers instant savings on cameras, kits and lenses

The seasonal sales event includes instant rebates for Coolpix, DSLR and mirrorless cameras as well as Nikkor lenses.

DPReview TV: Panasonic S1 review

How does the new Panasonic S1 stand up to its mirrorless competition? Does 'animal-AF' work on dinosaurs? Will Jordan curl up on the ground in the name of art? We answer the tough questions. Shot entirely on the Panasonic S1 in the Canadian Badlands.

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