This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan compare three entry-level full frame mirrorless cameras: the Nikon Z6, Sony a7 III and Canon EOS R. Watch their analysis to find out where they think each model excels or has room to grow.
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Oct 31, 2018 at 17:57
Yongnuo has teased an upcoming mirrorless camera on its Facebook page and is currently running a contest to find a name for the device.
Oct 16, 2018 at 13:17
The Nikon Z7 is slated as a mirrorless equivalent to the D850, but it can't subject track with the same reliability as its DSLR counterpart. AF performance is otherwise good, except in low light where hunting can lead to missed shots.
Panasonic has announced it is developing two full frame mirrorless cameras: the 47MP S1R and the 24MP S1. We've been shown fairly advanced-looking but non-functional prototype cameras, and have been able to squeeze a few details from Panasonic.
camera newsSep 25, 2018 at 11:10
Panasonic is developing a pair of full-frame mirrorless cameras that use Leica's L-mount. The S1R will feature a 47MP sensor, while the S1 will be 24MP. Both cameras will support Dual IS shake reduction 4K/60p video capture and will have XQD and SD card slots.
Sep 19, 2018 at 15:50
Think Tank Photo has updated its line of heavy-duty rain covers and introduced a new, compact version for emergency situations.
Sep 17, 2018 at 13:00
Canon and Nikon finally entered the full-frame mirrorless market this summer with the brand-new RF and Z mounts. Now that we've had some time with the cameras, we wanted to revisit our earlier predictions and take stock.
Sep 14, 2018 at 13:00
Having shot with the camera, spoken to Canon and read the tea leaves, here's what DPR Technical Editor Richard Butler thinks the EOS R tells us about Canon and the RF's mount's future.
Sep 5, 2018 at 20:32
With the dust only just settling after the recent launch of Nikon's Z7, what should you take away from Canon's new full-frame mirrorless ILC? Read on for some initial thoughts, and a closer look at the EOS R's key features.
Aug 30, 2018 at 15:45
Fujifilm has released two new firmware updates for its X-A5 and X-T100 mirrorless cameras. The updates include new filters, a square capture mode and a number of bug fixes.
Aug 30, 2018 at 11:00
Both Nikon and Sony now offer a $2000 mirrorless full-frame camera. Spec-wise, the two have a lot in common, but small differences between them might affect your preference.
Now that Nikon has entered the full-frame mirrorless camera market, the natural question that comes up is how its first model, the Z7, compares to Sony's high resolution king, the a7R III. We take a look at how these two cameras stack up against one another.
On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers from the TWiT Network, DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal talks with host Leo Laporte about Nikon's entry into the high-end mirrorless market. Together we cover everything from our initial impressions to what it means for the industry at large.
Aug 27, 2018 at 15:43
Samyang, also known as Rokinon in select markets, has announced a 85mm F1.8 lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. It's set for a September 2018 release date at an MSRP of $399.
Aug 26, 2018 at 13:00
The Nikon Z is a brave and important step for Nikon and, while it might not have got everything right first time, it shows enough promise to encourage existing users to commit themselves to the system. However, to deliver the system's full potential, Nikon needs to continue being brave, according to our own Richard Butler.
camera newsAug 23, 2018 at 08:33
After years of speculation and a month of teasers, Nikon has lifted the curtain on its new Z-series full-frame mirrorless system. The flasgship Z 7 has a 45.7MP camera with built-in 5-axis image stabilization and a hybrid AF system with 493 phase-detect points.
The Nikon Z6 carries over many of the features from the Z7, from its body design and EVF to many of its video specs, but uses a lower resolution sensor with fewer PDAF points. Since it's $600 cheaper, it should be accessible to a larger number of photographers.
Aug 20, 2018 at 04:17
Nikon has posted teaser number five for its full-frame mirrorless system being announced in just three days. In this one, early users of the camera share their first impressions, and there's also a quick glimpse of an F-mount adapter.
Aug 16, 2018 at 04:22
Nikon has posted another teaser video for its upcoming full-frame mirrorless system featuring some classic Nikkor lenses. Perhaps the most notable thing about the video is the lens that's shown first...
Aug 11, 2018 at 13:00
Ten years ago this month Panasonic and Olympus announced a new concept called Micro Four Thirds. We're now on the brink of full-frame mirrorless from at least one major player, so perhaps it's a good time to take a look back at where it all started – and how far we've come.
Aug 9, 2018 at 16:53
Nikon has released yet another teaser video for its full-frame mirrorless camera set to be announced August 23rd.
Aug 2, 2018 at 04:15
Nikon has published a 30 second teaser video about its upcoming mirrorless system, which will be announced on August 23rd. The video focuses on the new mount and also gives us a first look at the DSLR-style design of the body.
Jul 31, 2018 at 13:00
We asked, and thousands of you responded. When Nikon made its development announcement we turned the microphone over to our readers. Here's what you had to say.
In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan weigh the pros and cons of three entry-level APS-C cameras: the Canon EOS M50, Sony a6000 and Fujifilm X-T100. Find out how they stack up in terms of factors like usability, autofocus and JPEG image quality.
Jul 25, 2018 at 13:00
Nikon has finally confirmed the age-old rumor that it's going to make a full frame mirrorless camera. It's widely assumed Canon plans to do the same. But what are the things they need to get right? We'd love to hear.
camera newsJul 25, 2018 at 04:00
Nikon has announced the development of its long-awaited full-frame mirrorless system, which will use a new mount. Details are light at this point, with the only product mentioned being an F-mount adapter. Nikon says more information will be available in the coming weeks.
Apr 30, 2018 at 14:01
In an interview with Japanese TV-channel NHK, a Nikon manager confirmed that a new mirrorless system will arrive by spring of 2019.
Apr 2, 2018 at 20:11
CIPA has released its February report, which shows DSLR shipments pretty much flat, mirrorless camera shipments down by nearly 16%, and compact camera shipments down by almost 45%. Combined, that makes for a 27% drop in overall digital camera shipments.
Mar 23, 2018 at 19:40
Canon Rumors has reportedly "confirmed from a couple of good sources" that Canon's full-frame mirrorless camera is currently being tested in the field by select Canon pro photographers.
lens newsMar 22, 2018 at 18:33
The new Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D is "the world’s widest rectilinear f/2.8 lens for mirrorless APS-C cameras." It boasts a 113° angle of view, fast F2.8 aperture, and a Zero-D design that promises "close to zero" distortion.
Mar 13, 2018 at 14:58
In a statement, Canon CEO Fujio Mitarai said the company will "go on the offensive" in mirrorless cameras, aiming to clinch 50% of the entire interchangeable-lens camera market.
Mar 13, 2018 at 13:36
We spoke with Sony's Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group, Kenji Tanaka, at CP+, and he told us that in his opinion, Canon and Nikon will join Sony in the full-frame mirrorless market by next year's CP+ show.
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.
Mar 5, 2018 at 16:27
In a report from last month, the president of Canon Marketing Japan, Masahiro Sakata, confirmed that Canon is willing to cannibalize its DSLR sales to invest in the "growth market" of mirrorless cameras.
videoJan 12, 2018 at 21:02
Gudsen has launched a new gimbal that’s aimed at mirrorless photographers. With a payload of 3.9lbs/1.8kg, the new Moza AirCross can provide stabilization to a mirrorless body even fitted with a cinema lens and a new in-handle option can provide power to Sony and Panasonic cameras.
Jan 12, 2018 at 19:15
Nikon Rumors is reporting that an upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera from Nikon will sport an all-new "Z-Mount" with an extremely short flange distance of just 16mm.
Dec 11, 2017 at 18:30
Smartphones once again dominated Flickr's most popular cameras of 2017, making up half of all uploads, but it's not all bad news for 'real' cameras. In fact, DSLR use is on the rise again.
Nov 24, 2017 at 18:18
TIME Magazine has named the Sony a7R III one of its top 10 gadgets of 2017. It was the only camera that made the illustrious list this year, receiving high praise from TIME, who dubbed it "one of the best mirrorless cameras ever made."
Nov 1, 2017 at 20:31
Chinese camera manufacturer YI just released a firmware update for its mirrorless YI-M1 that promises to boost the camera's performance in a significant way. Time to give this ultra-affordable ILC another shot?
camera newsOct 25, 2017 at 06:30
Sony has announced the a7R Mark III, a 42.4MP mirrorless camera built around the lessons learned from its flagship a9 sports camera.
Sep 19, 2017 at 18:45
A report by USSRPhoto is shedding some light on the return of the famed Zenit camera brand. It seems the full-frame mirrorless camera they're working on will be made in part by Leica using components from the Leica SL.
camera newsSep 17, 2017 at 14:51
In an interview with a Chinese website, Nikon Japan's Director of Development dropped a bombshell, saying that a Nikon mirrorless camera "must be full-frame."
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