Category: Compact System Camera

Friday, March 3, 2017

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Firmware Version 1.1

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Compact System Camera
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Olympus have issued a firmware update for their OM-D E-M1 Mark II compact system camera. According to the company, firmware version 1.1 improves the "stability of raw file formation". Users can update their camera's firmware using the Olympus Digital Camera Updater utility.

Olympus have issued a firmware update for their OM-D E-M1 Mark II compact system camera. According to the company, firmware version 1.1 improves the "stability of raw file formation". Users can update their camera's firmware using the Olympus Digital Camera Updater utility.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Official Canon EOS M6 Sample Images

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Compact System Camera
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Canon Japan have posted seven full-resolution sample images and one reduced-resolution sample video captured with the new Canon EOS M6 compact system camera. Taken with a variety of lenses including the EF-M15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM, the EF-M18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM, the EF-M11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM and the EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM; these Canon EOS M6 samples were all shot at a sensitivity setting of ISO 100/21°.

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Canon Japan have posted seven full-resolution sample images and one reduced-resolution sample video captured with the new Canon EOS M6 compact system camera. Taken with a variety of lenses including the EF-M15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM, the EF-M18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM, the EF-M11-22mm...

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS lens.

Want to see exactly what the new Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS lens looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS lens.

Sony FE 85mm F1.8 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Sony FE 85mm F1.8 lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony FE 85mm F1.8 lens.

Want to see exactly what the new Sony FE 85mm F1.8 lens looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony FE 85mm F1.8 lens.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Canon EOS M6 Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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Want to see exactly what the new Canon EOS M6 compact system camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EOS M6 compact system camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Canon EOS M6 compact system camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EOS M6 compact system camera.

Canon EVF-DC2 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Canon EVF-DC2 electronic viewfinder looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EVF-DC2 electronic viewfinder.

Want to see exactly what the new Canon EVF-DC2 electronic viewfinder looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EVF-DC2 electronic viewfinder.

Canon EOS M6

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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The Canon EOS M6 is a new mirrorless camera that packs high-end Canon features into a compact body. Incorporating the very latest photography technology, including a 24.2 Megapixel APS-C size sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and DIGIC 7, the EOS M6 offers DSLR speeds and quality in a compact body you can carry everywhere. The Canon  EOS M6 will be available from April 2017 with an RRP of £729.99 / €989.99 / $779.99 body only.

The Canon EOS M6 is a new mirrorless camera that packs high-end Canon features into a compact body. Incorporating the very latest photography technology, including a 24.2 Megapixel APS-C size sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and DIGIC 7, the EOS M6 offers DSLR speeds and quality in a compact...

Monday, February 6, 2017

Panasonic GH5 Launch Pushed Back to March 2017

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Compact System Camera
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Panasonic have announced a delay in the launch of the Panasonic GH5 compact system camera. Citing an unexpectedly large amount of preorders, the company says the camera is now scheduled to be released on 23 March 2017. Adorama and B&H both expect the Panasonic GH5 to be available on 30th March.

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Panasonic have announced a delay in the launch of the Panasonic GH5 compact system camera. Citing an unexpectedly large amount of preorders, the company says the camera is now scheduled to be released on 23 March 2017. Adorama and B&H both expect the Panasonic GH5 to be available on 30th...

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Yuneec H920 Plus

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories, Compact System Camera
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Yuneec has announced significant upgrades to its flagship professional small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) platform, the H920, creating the H920 Plus (pictured) and improved ProAction handheld grip. The H920 Plus includes the ST16 Pro Ground Station which operates on an Android platform with an integrated transmitter, flight controls and large 7-inch screen display with a HD 720p video downlink for real-time flight footage and an HDMI uplink for distribution to external monitors, command/control centers, or broadcast trucks. The refined main control system now allows pilots to not only save settings but also select various mission task modes: Orbit Me, Point of Interest, Journey, Curve Cable Cam as well as waypoints, providing a bevy of programed options for high-end commercial use. Yuneec will offer its CGO4 – developed in close cooperation with Panasonic – with a 16-megapixel FourThirds sensor, 14-42mm lens, an all-new histogram, 4K 30FPS/ 100 Mbps video resolution as the H920 Plus core camera. The drone is outfitted with a carbon-fibre fuselage and arms and six rotors, quick-disconnect props and a 360-degree, 3-axis gimbal coupled with retractable landing gear that provides an unobstructed view from any angle. The camera and gimbal are capable of a 20° up-angle for upward-looking inspections. The ProAction Grip is a dual-grip ground handle that allows users to capture ultra-stable and remarkably steady footage.  The H920 Plus is available now and will be offered in a variety of configurations with prices ranging from $2,499 to $3,999. The ProAction handle and CGO4 bundle is available now for $1,500.

Yuneec has announced significant upgrades to its flagship professional small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) platform, the H920, creating the H920 Plus (pictured) and improved ProAction handheld grip. The H920 Plus includes the ST16 Pro Ground Station which operates on an Android platform with an integrated transmitter, flight controls and...

Friday, January 20, 2017

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Graphite Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X-Pro2 Graphite special edition compact system camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 Graphite special edition compact system camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X-Pro2 Graphite special edition compact system camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 Graphite special edition compact system camera.

Fujifilm X-T2 Graphite Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X-T2 Graphite special edition compact system camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X-T2 Graphite special edition compact system camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X-T2 Graphite special edition compact system camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X-T2 Graphite special edition compact system camera.

Fujifilm X-T20 Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X-T20 compact system camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X-T20 compact system camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X-T20 compact system camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X-T20 compact system camera.

Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera, Lenses
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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR lens.

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR lens looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR lens.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Fujifilm GFX 50S Goes on Sale on February 23rd 2017

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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Fujifilm have announced that it will release the GFX 50S medium format mirrorless digital camera on February 23, 2017. At the same time, it will also release the FUJINON GF 63mm F2.8 R WR, FUJINON GF 32-64mm F4 R LM WR, and FUJINON GF 120mm F4 R LM OIS WR Macro interchangeable lenses. The GFX 50S will cost $6495 / £6199 body only.

Fujifilm have announced that it will release the GFX 50S medium format mirrorless digital camera on February 23, 2017. At the same time, it will also release the FUJINON GF 63mm F2.8 R WR, FUJINON GF 32-64mm F4 R LM WR, and FUJINON GF 120mm F4 R LM OIS...

Fujifilm X-T20

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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The Fujifilm X-T20 is a stylish, powerful yet lightweight mirrorless digital camera with a tilting touchscreen LCD. The X-T20 offers a 24.3 megapixel sensor and brand new image processor which delivers high speed AF, fast start-up and 4K video with Film Simulation modes. The Fujifilm X-T20 will be available in Black and Silver from 23rd February 2017 for £799 body only, £899 in a kit with the XC 16-50mm lens, or £1099 with the  XF 18-55mm lens.

The Fujifilm X-T20 is a stylish, powerful yet lightweight mirrorless digital camera with a tilting touchscreen LCD. The X-T20 offers a 24.3 megapixel sensor and brand new image processor which delivers high speed AF, fast start-up and 4K video with Film Simulation modes. The Fujifilm X-T20 will be available...

Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera, Lenses
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Fujifilm announces its third compact, light and stylish lens for X Series - the FUJINON XF 50mmF2 R WR. The lens features a focal length equivalent to 76mm (in the 35mm film format) and a maximum aperture of F2.0 for beautiful bokeh. The compact and stylish optic also offers high speed AF and weighs just 200g. The Fujifilm FUJINON XF 50mm F2 R WR will be available in black and silver from 23rd February 2017 with an RRP of £449.00.

Fujifilm announces its third compact, light and stylish lens for X Series - the FUJINON XF 50mmF2 R WR. The lens features a focal length equivalent to 76mm (in the 35mm film format) and a maximum aperture of F2.0 for beautiful bokeh. The compact and stylish optic also offers...

Fujifilm Professional Service in Europe Starts on March 1st 2017

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

Fujifilm has announced a new camera service dedicated to the needs of professional photographers, called ‘Fujifilm Professional Service’. This will commence on March 1st 2017 in the biggest markets, like the UK and Germany, and will be gradually expanded during 2017 to service all major markets in Europe, including Turkey and Russia. The new service will cost €300 (£260) per year, but will be offered free to those who qualify, for the first two years. Qualification is offered to all working photographers and also to those who own a GFX system or at least 2 professional camera bodies and three XF lenses.

Fujifilm has announced a new camera service dedicated to the needs of professional photographers, called ‘Fujifilm Professional Service’. This will commence on March 1st 2017 in the biggest markets, like the UK and Germany, and will be gradually expanded during 2017 to service all major markets in Europe,...

Friday, January 13, 2017

Photography Blog Compact System Camera of the Year 2016

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We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

The Compact System Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Fujifilm X-T2.

“It may look outwardly very similar to its 2-year-old predecessor, but the X-T2 takes several steps forward in some important areas...it's clear that the new Fujifilm X-T2 offers a lot more improvements than a cursory glance might suggest.”

Read our Fujifilm X-T2 Review

Congratulations to Fujifilm!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. The Compact System Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Fujifilm X-T2. “It may look outwardly very similar to its 2-year-old predecessor, but the...

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Graphite Edition and X-T2 Graphite Silver Edition

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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Fujifilm has launched Graphite Silver and Graphite Editions of the X-T2 and X-Pro2 flagship interchangeable lens cameras. The elegant FUJIFILM X-T2 Graphite Silver Edition is supplied with stylish tailor-made accessories whilst the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 Graphite Edition includes the compact, fast and lightweight interchangeable lens of the same colour, the FUJINON XF23mm F2 R WR.

The Fujifilm X-T2 and X-Pro2 Graphite Silver and Graphite Editions will be available from the 23rd January 2017 with a Suggested Retail price as follows:

X-Pro2 Graphite Special Edition – £2149

X-T2 Graphite Silver - £1649

Fujifilm has launched Graphite Silver and Graphite Editions of the X-T2 and X-Pro2 flagship interchangeable lens cameras. The elegant FUJIFILM X-T2 Graphite Silver Edition is supplied with stylish tailor-made accessories whilst the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 Graphite Edition includes the compact, fast and lightweight interchangeable lens of the same colour,...

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Panasonic 12-60mm, 45-200mm and 100-300mm Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera, Lenses
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Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic 12-60mm, 45-200mm and 100-300mm lenses look like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Panasonic 12-60mm, 45-200mm and 100-300mm lenses.

Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic 12-60mm, 45-200mm and 100-300mm lenses look like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Panasonic 12-60mm, 45-200mm and 100-300mm lenses.