Category: Digital SLR Cameras

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Pentax K-1 Mark II Silver Edition

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

Pentax have unveiled a limited-edition silver model of the K-1 Mark II 35mm full-frame digital SLR camera and three HD PENTAX-D FA★ lenses.

The Pentax K-1 Mark II Silver Edition costs £1899 and will be available from 25th September 2020.

Pentax have unveiled a limited-edition silver model of the K-1 Mark II 35mm full-frame digital SLR camera and three HD PENTAX-D FA★ lenses. The Pentax K-1 Mark II Silver Edition costs £1899 and will be available from 25th September 2020.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

HD PENTAX-D FA 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW Lens for Pentax K-Mount DSLRs

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

Pentax have today announced a new-generation Star series lens, the HD PENTAX-D FA★85mmF1.4ED SDM AW.

This large-aperture, medium telephoto lens is the second prime lens in the new-generation PENTAX Star (★) series line up. Designed for use with K-mount DSLRs, these lenses boast the highest imaging performance out of all the Pentax lenses.

The HD PENTAX-D FA 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW will be available on 26th June 2020 priced at £1,999.99.

Pentax have today announced a new-generation Star series lens, the HD PENTAX-D FA★85mmF1.4ED SDM AW. This large-aperture, medium telephoto lens is the second prime lens in the new-generation PENTAX Star (★) series line up. Designed for use with K-mount DSLRs, these lenses boast the highest imaging performance out of all…

Friday, May 15, 2020

Nikon D6 Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics may have been postponed due to you-know-what, but that hasn't stopped Nikon from forging ahead with the release of their brand new flagship DSLR camera, the D6.

So much so that we've just received the Nikon D6 for review. Before we bring you our full verdict on the most sophisticated DSLR that Nikon has ever created, here are some hands-on shots of the new Nikon D6.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics may have been postponed due to you-know-what, but that hasn't stopped Nikon from forging ahead with the release of their brand new flagship DSLR camera, the D6. So much so that we've just received the Nikon D6 for review. Before we bring you our full verdict…

Pentax Announce Two New Lenses, Flagship APS-C Camera Details, and Updated Roadmap

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

Pentax have released details about four new DSLR products that were due to be showcased at the Japanese CP+ 2020 show back in February, which was cancelled due to Coronavirus. They are:

  • HD PENTAX-D FA* 85mm F1.4 ED SDM AW
  • HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm Limited (tentative name)
  • HD PENTAX-DA*16-50mm F2.8 (tentative name)
  • APS-C-format flagship model

In a video broadcast, members of Pentax’s Product Planning Department describe a range of models now in development, including the next flagship model of the APS-C-format digital SLR series and new interchangeable lenses. A great chance to witness the future of Pentax!

You can watch the full video here:

http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/event/2020/cp_ref/

You can see the newly updated lens roadmap here:

http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp...

Pentax have released details about four new DSLR products that were due to be showcased at the Japanese CP+ 2020 show back in February, which was cancelled due to Coronavirus. They are: HD PENTAX-D FA* 85mm F1.4 ED SDM AWHD PENTAX-D FA 21mm Limited (tentative name)HD PENTAX-DA*16-50mm F2.8 (tentative name)APS-C-format…

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Firmware Update

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

In response to a phenomenon that may occur when using the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera, Canon is introducing a future firmware update for the camera. The firmware update is scheduled to be available in early April.

The phenomenon may occur when the camera is being used with the electronic level set to “Show” in the viewfinder display. In rare cases, the camera may not perform as it was designed to when operating the AF-ON button or shutter button.

Canon is committed to listening to our customers and providing firmware updates accordingly. For more information on this future firmware update, please visit: Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Future Firmware Update

In response to a phenomenon that may occur when using the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera, Canon is introducing a future firmware update for the camera. The firmware update is scheduled to be available in early April. The phenomenon may occur when the camera is being used with…

Canon is No.1 in Interchangeable-lens Digital Cameras for 17th Consecutive Year

Canon has again maintained the number one share of the global market for DSLR and Mirrorless cameras for the 17th consecutive year, running from 2003 to 2019.

From the debut of the breakthrough EOS 300D in September 2003, Canon has continued to launch a range of groundbreaking products. Canon released six interchangeable-lens camera models in 2019.

Canon has again maintained the number one share of the global market for DSLR and Mirrorless cameras for the 17th consecutive year, running from 2003 to 2019.From the debut of the breakthrough EOS 300D in September 2003, Canon has continued to launch a range of groundbreaking products. Canon released six…

Monday, March 9, 2020

Irix 45mm F/1.4 for Canon, Nikon and Pentax DSLRs

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

The Irix 45mm F/1.4 is a new fast standard prime lens for Canon, Nikon and Pentax full-frame DSLR cameras.

The Irix 45mm f/1.4 lens is available in Canon EF, Nikon F and Pentax K mounts. The date of launch and the price are still to be confirmed.

The Irix 45mm F/1.4 is a new fast standard prime lens for Canon, Nikon and Pentax full-frame DSLR cameras. The Irix 45mm f/1.4 lens is available in Canon EF, Nikon F and Pentax K mounts. The date of launch and the price are still to be confirmed.

Nikon D6 Delayed Until May 2020 Due to Coronavirus

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

Nikon's new flagship DSLR camera, the D6, has been delayed until May 2020 because of components delays caused by Coronavirus. Originally slated for a March release, the Nikon D6 will now be released just a couple of months before the Tokyo Olympics, if there are no further delays.

Nikon's new flagship DSLR camera, the D6, has been delayed until May 2020 because of components delays caused by Coronavirus. Originally slated for a March release, the Nikon D6 will now be released just a couple of months before the Tokyo Olympics, if there are no further delays.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Canon EOS 850D DSLR Camera, 24 Megapixels, 7fps Burst Shooting, 4K Video

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

The new Canon EOS 850D DSLR camera is the successor to the EOS 77D and 800D models, with both lines merging into one.

Canon are still dedicated to DSLR and mirrorless systems, giving people more choice, with both system having their own particular merits and drawbacks.

The Canon 850D (also known as the EOS Rebel T8i in the US) has a very similar design to the 800D, sitting between the 250D and 90D in the EOS range.

This is a 24 megapixel APS-C DSLR with the latest Digic 8 processor. It offers 7fps burst shooting, Eye Detection AF, Dual Pixel CMOS 45 point all cross-type AF system, 400K pixel AE sensor, and 4K 24/25p cropped video (same as the EOS 250D).

It now features a new Quick Control dial and a new AF-ON button, plus a 3.5mm jack for an external mic.

The Canon EOS 850D will be available from April 2020 priced at £819.99 / €989.99 body-only.

In the US, the EOS Rebel T8i camera body has an estimated retail price of $749.99 and the EOS Rebel T8i kit with EF-S 18-55mm F4-5.6 IS STM lens has an estimated retail price of $899.99.

The new Canon EOS 850D DSLR camera is the successor to the EOS 77D and 800D models, with both lines merging into one. Canon are still dedicated to DSLR and mirrorless systems, giving people more choice, with both system having their own particular merits and drawbacks. The Canon 850D (also…

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Nikon D6 Pricing, Specs and Availability

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

Nikon have just announced that the Nikon D6 DSLR camera is in development, boasting the company's most powerful AF system yet.

In addition, Nikon have also announced the development of the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens.

The Nikon D6 will be available in Spring 2020 priced at £6,299 / $6,499.95.

Nikon have just announced that the Nikon D6 DSLR camera is in development, boasting the company's most powerful AF system yet. In addition, Nikon have also announced the development of the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens. The Nikon D6 will be available in Spring…

Thursday, January 23, 2020

HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR Telephoto Zoom Lens

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

The HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR is a new telephoto zoom lens for Pentax's range of 35mm full-frame K-mount digital SLR cameras.

This lens features a compact, lightweight body with weather-resistant construction, multi-layer HD Coating, minimum focusing distance of 0.95 meters and a maximum magnification of 0.32x, and weighs approximately 819 grams.

The HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR will be available from February 15th 2020 priced at $1099.95.

The HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR is a new telephoto zoom lens for Pentax's range of 35mm full-frame K-mount digital SLR cameras. This lens features a compact, lightweight body with weather-resistant construction, multi-layer HD Coating, minimum focusing distance of 0.95 meters and a maximum magnification of 0.32x…

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR Camera Pricing, Specifications, Features

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

Pricing, specifications and a full list of features for the flagship Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera have now been revealed.

The Canon 1D X Mark III will go on sale in February 2020 priced at £6,499.99 / €7,599.99 / $6,499.

Pricing, specifications and a full list of features for the flagship Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera have now been revealed. The Canon 1D X Mark III will go on sale in February 2020 priced at £6,499.99 / €7,599.99 / $6,499.

Nikon D780 DSLR Camera Pricing, Specification, Features

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

The new Nikon D780 is a new kind of DSLR for creators that retains the rugged reliability of the highly-revered D750, while inheriting features from the Nikon Z series, making it powerful and versatile to capture anything from fast-action sports to beautiful night skies.

Packed with Nikon’s latest EXPEED 6 processor, advanced autofocus capabilities, extensive video features and in-camera creative options, the D780 allows enthusiasts to explore their creative potential through photos and videos.

The new Nikon D780 DSLR is priced at £2,199 / $2,299.95 and will be available in late January 2020.

The new Nikon D780 is a new kind of DSLR for creators that retains the rugged reliability of the highly-revered D750, while inheriting features from the Nikon Z series, making it powerful and versatile to capture anything from fast-action sports to beautiful night skies. Packed with Nikon’s latest EXPEED …

AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR and NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S Lenses

The latest in the ever-expanding NIKKOR Z lens lineup, the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 is an indispensable workhorse lens which is great for capturing action and portraits. Equipped with the technological benefits of the Nikon Z mount, a versatile focal range, fast f/2.8 aperture, an impressive 5 stops of built-in optical VR image stabilization and a premium optical design complete with Nikon’s newly developed SR element, this lens gives mirrorless shooters the flexibility to capture astonishing images and videos.

Ideal for sports, wildlife and portrait photographers, the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8 is a fast telephoto lens that offers sharp image quality across a range of focal lengths, replacing the need to carry multiple lenses.

The AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR will be available from early spring 2020, priced at £9,499 / $9,499.95.

The NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S will also be available from early spring 2020, priced at £2,399 / $2,599.95.

The latest in the ever-expanding NIKKOR Z lens lineup, the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 is an indispensable workhorse lens which is great for capturing action and portraits. Equipped with the technological benefits of the Nikon Z mount, a versatile focal range, fast f/2.8 aperture, an impressive 5 stops of built-in…

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Full-frame DSLR Camera is in Development

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

Canon have announced the development of the EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera, the successor to the world-renowned EOS-1D X Mark II.

The Canon 1D X Mark III offers an impressive step change in autofocus, with dramatically improved image quality, video and communications.

Canon have announced the development of the EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera, the successor to the world-renowned EOS-1D X Mark II. The Canon 1D X Mark III offers an impressive step change in autofocus, with dramatically improved image quality, video and communications.

Friday, September 20, 2019

New Pentax APS-C DSLR Camera Slated for 2020

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

Ricoh are developing a new flagship Pentax branded APS-C DSLR camera, due to be released in 2020. The product name, release date and price are still to be announced.

Ricoh are developing a new flagship Pentax branded APS-C DSLR camera, due to be released in 2020. The product name, release date and price are still to be announced.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Speed and Resolution Top Priorities for New Canon EOS Duo

We've spent some time shooting with the Canon EOS M6 Mark II and the EOS 90D DSLR cameras. Here are our initial first impressions...

We've spent some time shooting with the Canon EOS M6 Mark II and the EOS 90D DSLR cameras. Here are our initial first impressions...

Canon EOS 90D Hands-on Photos

Gavin Stoker | Digital SLR Cameras

Want to see exactly what the new 32-megapixel Canon EOS 90D DSLR camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EOS 90D APS-C DSLR camera.

Want to see exactly what the new 32-megapixel Canon EOS 90D DSLR camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EOS 90D APS-C DSLR camera.

Canon EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II Price, Specs and Availability

Canon has launched two high-speed, high resolution cameras - one DSLR and one mirrorless - the EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II.

The Canon 90D will be available from 12th September 2019 priced at £1,209.99 / €1,449.99 / $1199 body only, $1349 for EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM kit and $1599 for EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM kit

The Canon M6 Mark II will be available from 26th September 2019 priced at £869.99 / €1,029.99 / $849.99 body only or £1,119.99 / €1,329.99 / $1099 with the EF-M 15-45mm IS STM lens and EVF-DC2 viewfinder, and $1349.00 for EF-M 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM and EVF-DC2 kit.

Canon has launched two high-speed, high resolution cameras - one DSLR and one mirrorless - the EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II. The Canon 90D will be available from 12th September 2019 priced at £1,209.99 / €1,449.99 / $1199 body only, $1349 for EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM…

Monday, July 15, 2019

HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED DSLR Lens

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

The HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5E is a redesigned zoom lens featuring the latest HD coating and new exterior to match the latest digital SLR models. This fish-eye zoom lens provides a zoom range covering fish-eye to ultra-wide angles.

The HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED will be available in August 2019, priced at £499.99.



The HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5E is a redesigned zoom lens featuring the latest HD coating and new exterior to match the latest digital SLR models. This fish-eye zoom lens provides a zoom range covering fish-eye to ultra-wide angles. The HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED will be available in…