Monday, September 26, 2016

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G80 Sample Images

Mark Goldstein
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Ahead of our full review, here are sample images and video taken with a final production version of the new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G80 compact system camera.

The Panasonic DMC-LUMIX DMC-G80 is a new premium compact system camera that features a 16 megapixel sensor and 4K video/photo shooting.

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ2000 Sample Images

Mark Goldstein
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Ahead of our full review, here are sample images and video taken with a pre-production version of the new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ2000 compact system camera.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 is a new premium bridge camera that features a 20 megapixel sensor and 4K video/photo shooting.

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX15 Sample Images

Mark Goldstein
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Ahead of our full review, here are sample images and video taken with a pre-production version of the new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX15 compact system camera.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 is a new premium compact camera that features a 20 megapixel sensor and 4K video/photo shooting.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Photokina 2016 Highlights

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Phew, what a day! Press Day at Photokina 2016 turned out to be much bigger than we expected, with flagship products seemingly being announced on the hour, every hour. So here's a handy roundup of all the highlights if you haven't been able to keep up. We'll be adding more products as they're announced.

Day 2 Update: We've taken a closer look at the Fujifilm GFX 50S, Sony A99 II and Canon EOS M5 cameras and Sigma's new lenses, as well as having an in-depth discussion with Olympus about the new flagship E-M1 Mark II camera. There have also been further announcements from the likes of SanDisk, Lexar, Phase One, Metz, Bowens, Broncolor and Kodak, all of which are listed below.

Day 3 Update: We've been busy bringing you hands-on photos of all the important new cameras, lenses and accessories that have been launched at Photokina, plus taking time to chat with Canon, Nikon and Sigma.

Day 4 Update: More hands-on looks at more interesting new products, including a variety of lenses, plus an interview with Kodak about their new 4K360VR camera.

Day 5 Update: An interview with Hasselblad, plus hands-on photos of 3 Nikon Coolpix cameras, an array of Zeiss, Meyer-Optik and Voigtländer lenses and a number of interesting accessories.

Phew, what a day! Press Day at Photokina 2016 turned out to be much bigger than we expected, with flagship products seemingly being announced on the hour, every hour. So here's a handy roundup of all the highlights if you haven't been able to keep up. We'll be...

Voigtländer Nokton f/1.4, 65mm Macro and Heliar 50mm Prototype Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses
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Voigtländer are showing off prototypes of a Nikon F-mount Nokton f/1.4, a Sony E-mount Macro Apo-Lanthar 65mm f/2 and an M-mount Heliar 1:3.5 50mm lens at Photokina. All three lenses are expected to be available in Spring 2017.

Voigtländer are showing off prototypes of a Nikon F-mount Nokton f/1.4, a Sony E-mount Macro Apo-Lanthar 65mm f/2 and an M-mount Heliar 1:3.5 50mm lens at Photokina. All three lenses are expected to be available in Spring 2017.

Photokina 2016 Interview: Hasselblad on the X1D and Fujifilm GFX Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Digital, Lenses
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We sat down with Ove Bengston, Hasselblad Product Manager, to discuss the Fujifilm GFX system, the X1D and lenses, the V1D concept camera, and the True Zoom smartphone device.

We sat down with Ove Bengston, Hasselblad Product Manager, to discuss the Fujifilm GFX system, the X1D and lenses, the V1D concept camera, and the True Zoom smartphone device.

Meyer-Optik Trioplan 100 Prototoype Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses
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Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of Prototype Number 0003 - the third prototype ever made - of the Meyer-Optik Görlitz Trioplan F2.8/100 manual-focus lens.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of Prototype Number 0003 - the third prototype ever made - of the Meyer-Optik Görlitz Trioplan F2.8/100 manual-focus lens.

Artisan&Artist Bags and Straps Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the latest Artisan&Artist camera bags and straps.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the latest Artisan&Artist camera bags and straps.

Nikon Coolpix B700 Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix B700 superzoom camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix B700 digital superzoom camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix B700 superzoom camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix B700 digital superzoom camera.

Tether Tools Case Air Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Want to see exactly what the new Tether Tools Case Air Wireless Tethering System looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Case Air wireless  tethering solution from Tether Tools.

Want to see exactly what the new Tether Tools Case Air Wireless Tethering System looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Case Air wireless  tethering solution from Tether Tools.

Irix Sony E-Mount Adapter

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The Irix ILA-FE2EF is a new adapter for using Canon EF lenses on Sony E-mount full-frame cameras. The Irix Sony E-Mount Adapter is being shown as an early protoype at Photokina 2016. It features aperture control via the camera body, a detachable foot with tripod mount, weather-sealed construction and a durable metal housing with a premium finish.

The Irix ILA-FE2EF is a new adapter for using Canon EF lenses on Sony E-mount full-frame cameras. The Irix Sony E-Mount Adapter is being shown as an early protoype at Photokina 2016. It features aperture control via the camera body, a detachable foot with tripod mount, weather-sealed construction and a...

Nikon Coolpix B500 Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix B500 camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix B500.

Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix B500 camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix B500.

Foolography Bluetooth Wireless Remote Tethering Module Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Want to see exactly what the new Bluetooth wireless remote tethering module from Foolography looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Foolography Bluetooth Wireless Remote Tethering Module.

Want to see exactly what the new Bluetooth wireless remote tethering module from Foolography looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Foolography Bluetooth Wireless Remote Tethering Module.

Nikon Coolpix A900 Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix A900 digital compact camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix A900 digital compact camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix A900 digital compact camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix A900 digital compact camera.

Zeiss Lenses Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories, Lenses
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Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the latest Zeiss Loxia, Milvus and Lightweight Zoom lenses, ExoLenses with Optics by Zeiss and Zeiss VR One Plus headset.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the latest Zeiss Loxia, Milvus and Lightweight Zoom lenses, ExoLenses with Optics by Zeiss and Zeiss VR One Plus headset.

Peak Design Bags Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Want to see exactly what the latest camera bags from Peak Design look like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of Peak Design's newest camera bags.

Want to see exactly what the latest camera bags from Peak Design look like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of Peak Design's newest camera bags.

Lexar Announces ‘Works with GoPro’ Verification for microSD Cards

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Lexar has announced that a number of its microSD memory card lines have completed the ‘Works with GoPro’ verification process. The Lexar Professional 1800x (32GB, 64GB, and 128GB), Professional 1000x (32GB, 64GB, and 128GB) and High-Performance 633x (32GB, 64GB, 128GB, and 200GB) memory cards have achieved maximum compatibility with GoPro products. All ‘Works with GoPro’ verified cards are currently on display at Photokina 2016.

Lexar has announced that a number of its microSD memory card lines have completed the ‘Works with GoPro’ verification process. The Lexar Professional 1800x (32GB, 64GB, and 128GB), Professional 1000x (32GB, 64GB, and 128GB) and High-Performance 633x (32GB, 64GB, 128GB, and 200GB) memory cards have achieved maximum compatibility...

Samsung 960 PRO and EVO Solid State Drives

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Samsung has unveiled its latest SSDs, the Samsung 960 PRO and 960 EVO. The V-NAND based, M.2 form factor SSDs were built on the company’s Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD leadership. Both the 960 PRO and 960 EVO use the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) Gen.3 x4 lane interface and are compliant with NVMe specifications to realise effective use of the high-speed PCIe bus and optimise both hardware and software configurations to take advantage of the NVMe SSD technology. . The 960 PRO delivers peak sequential read and write transfer speeds of 3,500 MB/s and 2,100 MB/s, respectively. On top of being the world’s fastest M.2 NVMe- SSD, the 960 PRO will also offer 2 terabyte capacity, which is the highest capacity commercially available for M.2 NVMe SSDs, along with 512GB and 1TB versions. The 960 EVO is available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB capacities and features Samsung's "Intelligent TurboWrite" technology, reaching peaks of 3,200 MB/s and 1,900 MB/s read/write speeds, respectively. The 960 PRO and 960 EVO SSDs will be available worldwide starting October 2016, with manufacturer’s suggested retail prices starting at $329.99 and $129.99.

Samsung has unveiled its latest SSDs, the Samsung 960 PRO and 960 EVO. The V-NAND based, M.2 form factor SSDs were built on the company’s Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD leadership. Both the 960 PRO and 960 EVO use the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) Gen.3 x4 lane interface and are...

Photokina 2016 Interview: The Kodak Pixpro 4KVR360

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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We sat down with Andy Loughlin, European Exexutive Account Manaager for JK Imaging Ltd, to discuss the new Kodak Pixpro 4KVR360 action camera.

We sat down with Andy Loughlin, European Exexutive Account Manaager for JK Imaging Ltd, to discuss the new Kodak Pixpro 4KVR360 action camera.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Vuze 3D 360-degree VR Camera Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Want to see exactly what the new Vuze 3D 360-degree VR Camera look like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Vuze 3D 360-degree VR Camera. This is the world's first consumer 3D 360-degree virtual reality camera. Powered by HumanEyes Technologies, the kit includes the Vuze camera, tripod, smartphone app, VR headset and Vuze Studio software, all for 899 Euros.

Want to see exactly what the new Vuze 3D 360-degree VR Camera look like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Vuze 3D 360-degree VR Camera. This is the world's first consumer 3D 360-degree virtual reality camera. Powered by HumanEyes Technologies, the kit includes...