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Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Sony A7 IV is the successor to the popular A7 III full-frame mirrorless camera, with both models offering lots of features to appeal to hybrid stills and video shooters. How does the new version compare to the old? We take a closer look in our detailed head-to-head comparison of the Sony A7 IV versus the Sony A7 III.

Sony have just announced the launch of the Alpha A7IV, a 33 megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera that is the successor to 2017's popular A7 III model.

In addition to the brand new 33mp BSI CMOS sensor, the A7 IV has the latest BIONZ XR processor, 4K/60p video recording at 4:2:2 color depth in 10-bit, new Breathing Compensation mode to combat focus breathing, ISO 50-204800, 759 on-sensor phase-detect points, 10fps burst shooting, 5.5 stops of IBIS, a 3.69m-dot EVF and 1.03-million-dot vari-angle LCD screen, UHS-II SD and CF Express Type A card support, 5GHz Wi-Fi and Live Streaming.

The Sony A7IV is priced at £2400 / €2800 / $2500 body only in the UK, Europe and the USA respectively and will be available to buy in November 2021.

Take a look at how it compares to its predecessor in our Sony A7 IV vs A7 III - Head-to-head Comparison.

Sony have just announced the launch of the Alpha A7IV, a 33 megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera that is the successor to 2017's popular A7 III model. In addition to the brand new 33mp BSI CMOS sensor, the A7 IV has the latest BIONZ XR processor, 4K/60p video recording at 4:2:…

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The Apple iPhone 13 is one of four new iPhones released for 2021, released at the same time as the Mini, Pro and Pro Max models. With prices starting at around £$779, is this a good fit for keen photographers? Read our in-depth iPhone 13 review now, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

OM Digital Solutions, the owners of Olympus, are holding an Announcement Event on Wednesday October 27th 2021 at 1pm GMT / 8am EDT / 2PM CEST.

Other than the date and a handy countdown timer, no other details about what will be announced have yet been unveiled, although that hasn't stopped several rumour sites from speculating that the company are planning to launch a new OMD “Wow” camera.

Coincidentally or otherwise, Panasonic are rumoured to be launching the Lumix GH6 camera on the same day...

OM Digital Solutions, the owners of Olympus, are holding an Announcement Event on Wednesday October 27th 2021 at 1pm GMT / 8am EDT / 2PM CEST. Other than the date and a handy countdown timer, no other details about what will be announced have yet been unveiled, although that hasn't…

The Nikon Z9 has just been unveiled, a new flagship 35mm full-frame mirrorless camera that will sit above the Z7 II and Z6 II in Nikon's Z-series range.

The Nikon Z9 has just been unveiled, a new flagship 35mm full-frame mirrorless camera that will sit above the Z7 II and Z6 II in Nikon's Z-series range.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The new Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE is a wide-angle to short telephoto lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras. This is the first zoom lens that Samyang have ever released.

The UK price will be £828 including VAT and initial stock is due to arrive in early November 2021.

The new Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE is a wide-angle to short telephoto lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras. This is the first zoom lens that Samyang have ever released. The UK price will be £828 including VAT and initial stock is due to arrive in early November 2021.

Monday, October 18, 2021

The Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD is an ultra wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras with a fast, constant aperture of F2.8. Is this the best ultra-wide-angle zoom for Sony APS-C shooters? Find out now by reading our in-depth Tamron 11-20mm Sony review, complete with full-size sample photos...

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The Sony Xperia 5 III is a new mid-range smartphone that inherits a lot of the core features from the flagship Xperia 1 III model, in a smaller and more affordable form factor. Read our in-depth Sony Xperia 5 III review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Sony have just unveiled the 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II, the World’s lightest 70-200mm F2.8 zoom lens.

Weighing in at a whopping 29% / 435g lighter than the original Mark 1 version, the Sony 70-200mm Mark II represents a significant upgrade of the 5-year-old original, including next generation auto-focusing and a range of advanced features.

Sony have just unveiled the 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II, the World’s lightest 70-200mm F2.8 zoom lens. Weighing in at a whopping 29% / 435g lighter than the original Mark 1 version, the Sony 70-200mm Mark II represents a significant upgrade of the 5-year-old original, including next generation auto-focusing and…

The instax Link WIDE smartphone printer is the newest model in the instax line-up of instant printing devices. Link WIDE creates high-quality, wide instax instant prints from the photo roll on a smartphone.

The instax Link WIDE smartphone printer is available in two colors, Ash White and Mocha Gray, and will be available from 22nd October 2021 priced at £129.99 / $149.95. instax WIDE Black instant film will be available for purchase in late October 2021 for £9.99 / $21.99.

The instax Link WIDE smartphone printer is the newest model in the instax line-up of instant printing devices. Link WIDE creates high-quality, wide instax instant prints from the photo roll on a smartphone. The instax Link WIDE smartphone printer is available in two colors, Ash White and Mocha Gray, and…

The Nikon Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR super-zoom lens new offers superb image quality and versatility for those shooting at wide, standard, or telephoto focal lengths.

The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR will be available from November 2021 priced at £599.00 in the UK.

The Nikon Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR super-zoom lens new offers superb image quality and versatility for those shooting at wide, standard, or telephoto focal lengths. The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR will be available from November 2021 priced at £599.00 in the UK.

The new Fuji GFX 50S II is the most affordable medium-format ever released - it's so cheap that it competes with high-end 35mm full-frame cameras like the Sony Alpha 7R IV, Canon EOS R5 and Nikon Z7 II. But surely there's a catch - is it just too affordable for its own good? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fujifilm GFX 50S II review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR is a new standard zoom lens for the GFX medium format mirrorless camera system. Priced at just £849 / $999, is this a must-buy lens for all GFX owners? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fujifilm GF 35-70mm review with full-size sample photos....

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN is an incredibly compact, lightweight short-telephoto prime lens for Sony Alpha mirrorless cameras. Boasting impeccable build quality, a vintage feel and modern optics, is this unique new lens worth its modest £549 / $639 asking price? Read our expert review of the Sigma 90mm F2.8 for Sony with full-size sample photos to find out...

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN is a fast yet compact wide-angle prime lens for Sony Alpha mirrorless cameras. Boasting impeccable build quality, a vintage feel and modern optics, is this new lens worth the modest £549 / $639 asking price? Read our expert review of the Sigma 24mm F2 for Sony with full-size sample photos to find out...

Friday, October 1, 2021

Canon’s Zoemini S2 instant camera printer combines innovative in-app editing and on-the-go printing with fun shooting options for the ultimate 2-in-1 instant camera printer.

Available in Dark Teal, Pearl White and Rose Gold, the Canon Zoemini S2 is priced at £159.99 in the UK.

Canon’s Zoemini S2 instant camera printer combines innovative in-app editing and on-the-go printing with fun shooting options for the ultimate 2-in-1 instant camera printer. Available in Dark Teal, Pearl White and Rose Gold, the Canon Zoemini S2 is priced at £159.99 in the UK.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample photos taken with the new Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 lens. The Tamron 28-75mm G2 is a fast standard zoom lens for the Sony Alpha mirrorless camera range.

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 is a second-generation fast-aperture standard zoom lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras.

It offers significantly improved optical and autofocus performance and new function customization.

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 will be available from October 28, 2021 priced at £849.99 in the UK and $899 in the US.

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 is a second-generation fast-aperture standard zoom lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. It offers significantly improved optical and autofocus performance and new function customization. The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 will be available from October 28, 2021 priced at £849.9…

The Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD is a new 16.6x superzoom telephoto lens for Fujifilm X-series APS-C mirrorless cameras.

It covers a wide zoom range from approximately 27mm to 450mm in the 35mm full-frame equivalent focal length.

The new Tamron 18-300 mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (model B061X) for Fujifilm X-mount will be available from October 28th, 2021 priced at £679.99 including VAT in the UK and $699 in the US.

The Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD is a new 16.6x superzoom telephoto lens for Fujifilm X-series APS-C mirrorless cameras. It covers a wide zoom range from approximately 27mm to 450mm in the 35mm full-frame equivalent focal length. The new Tamron 18-300 mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (model…

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample photos taken with the new Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD lens. The Tamron 35-150mm is a very fast zoom lens for the Sony Alpha mirrorless camera range.