Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Canon RF 50mm F1.8 STM Review

Mark Goldstein

The Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM is a new standard prime lens for EOS R full-frame mirrorless cameras. Priced at just £$200, it's also the cheapest native RF lens currently available. Read our in-depth Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM review complete with full-size sample images to find out if it's worth the modest outlay...

Friday, January 15, 2021

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS WR Review

Mark Goldstein

Fujifilm's X-series camera system is maturing, so much so that they've started to refresh and improve some of their original lenses. One such lens is the new Fujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS WR, which adds weather-proofing, improved OIS, a better aperture ring and a slight weight reduction to the 2014 original. Read our review of the 2021 XF 10-24mm lens to find out what this ultra-wide-angle zoom has to offer...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM Review

Mark Goldstein

The Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM is a brand new, ultra-fast moderate wide-angle prime lens for Sony Alpha full-frame and APS-C cameras. Offering a fast maximum aperture of f/1.4 in a compact and lightweight design, is this premium lens worth the asking price? Read our in-depth Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM review to find out...

Friday, January 8, 2021

Sigma 65mm F2 DG DN Review

Mark Goldstein

The Sigma 65mm F2 DG DN is a long standard or a a short telephoto prime lens for Sony's full-frame E-mount camera system. The auto-focusing Sigma 65mm F2 offers 9 aperture blades, superlative build quality, a traditional aperture ring and weatherproofing. Read our in-depth Sigma 65mm F2 DG DN review now with full-size sample images...

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN Review

Mark Goldstein

The Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN is a moderate wide-angle prime lens with plenty of character, offering impeccable build-quality and vintage design and handling that really helps to make it stand out from the crowd. But should you spend £549 / $639 on this 35mm lens, rather than one of the other dozen or so alternatives on the market? Read our expert review of the Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN mirrorless camera lens with full-size sample images to find out...

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2 S Review

Amy Davies

The Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2 S is a professional standard prime lens for Nikon's Z-series full-frame mirrorless cameras. Is this "nifty-fifty" lens really worth the £2,299 / $2,099 asking price? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2 S review, complete with full-size sample images...

Monday, January 4, 2021

DJI OM 4 Review

Tim Coleman

Smartphone gimbals are now two-a-penny, so why should you buy the new DJI OM 4 instead of its many competitors? And do you even really need to stabilize your phone video at all? Find out now by reading our in-depth DJI OM 4 review.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

DJI Pocket 2 Review

Tim Coleman

Want a tiny, lightweight 4K stabilised video camera that you can carry with you everywhere? Then look no further than the new DJI Pocket 2, which features a built-in gimbal with 3-axis motorised stabilisation in a body that weighs a mere 117g. Carry on reading our in-depth DJI Pocket 2 review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos, to find out what we thought...

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Nikon Z7 II Review

Amy Davies

The Nikon Z7 II full-frame mirrorless camera is the 2020 update of the original Z7 model, principally improving the autofocusing, buffer and video and adding a second memory card slot. Are these changes enough for it to compete with its main rivals like the Sony A7R IV and the Canon EOS R5? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z7 II review, complete with full size sample photos and videos...

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Leica Q2 Monochrom Review

Mark Goldstein

The Leica Q2 Monochrom is a 35mm full-frame compact camera with a 28mm fixed focal length lens that exclusively only shoots in black and white. With a price tag of £5000 / $6000, is this a niche product that no one will buy, or somebody's idea of a dream camera? Find out now by reading our in-depth Leica Q2 Monochrom review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Fujifilm GFX 100 Pixel Shift - How to Create 400 Megapixel Photos

Mark Goldstein

At the end of November Fujifilm released Firmware Version 3.00 for the GFX 100 medium format camera. Not content with providing 100 megapixel images straight out of the camera, Fujifilm have added a brand new feature called Pixel Shift. This is a special Multi-Shot function that can be used to create 400 megapixel images! How does the GFX 100 with version 3.00 firmware do this? Read on to find out and see some full-size sample images...

Nikon Z7 II Sample Images

Amy Davies

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw photos and a 4K/60p video taken with the brand new Nikon Z7 II full-frame mirrorless camera.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Tamron 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD Review

Mark Goldstein

The new Tamron 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD is a general purpose telephoto zoom lens for Sony Alpha full-frame mirrorless cameras that won't break the bank. Find out if this compact and lightweight lens is worth a look by reading our Tamron 70-300mm for Sony review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Review

Mark Goldstein

The new Olympus OM-D E-M10 IV is the successor to 2017's E-M10 III camera, principally adding a flip-down LCD screen, 20 megapixel sensor, 15fps burst shooting, better continuous auto-focusing and USB-C charging. Find out how it performs in our Olympus EM10 IV review, complete with with full-size sample photos and videos.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Google Pixel 4a 5G Review

Tim Coleman

The Pixel 4a 5G is the first Google smartphone with 5G connectivity, but what does it offer the keen photographer? Find out now by reading our in-depth Google Pixel 4a 5G review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos..

Friday, November 27, 2020

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Review

Amy Davies

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is billed as the ultimate iPhone for photographers, boasting a larger sensor for the main camera, a 2.5x zoom lens and a much bigger screen and overall size than the standard Pro version. With prices starting at around £$1099, is this really the best iPhone for photography? Read our in-depth iPhone 12 Pro Max review now, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Google Pixel 5 Review

Tim Coleman

The Pixel 5 is Google's flagship smartphone for 2020, yet it's priced at just £599 / $699. Does it offer similar performance and features to other, much more expensive range-topping handsets? Read our in-depth Google Pixel 5 review to find out if what it offers photographers, complete with full-size sample photos and videos.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Capture 400 Megapixel Images with the Fujifilm GFX 100

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

Firmware version 3.00 for the Fujifilm GFX 100 medium-format mirrorless camera adds a Pixel Shift Multi-Shot function, which combines 16 RAW images into a single 400 megapixel image!

The GFX 100 firmware version 3.00 and the new Pixel Shift Combiner software will be available to download from the 25th November 2020.

Firmware version 3.00 for the Fujifilm GFX 100 medium-format mirrorless camera adds a Pixel Shift Multi-Shot function, which combines 16 RAW images into a single 400 megapixel image! The GFX 100 firmware version 3.00 and the new Pixel Shift Combiner software will be available to download from the 25th November 2020.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Review

Amy Davies

The Nikkor Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S is a new, fast ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for the Nikon Z-series of full-frame mirrorless cameras. It joins the 24-70mm f/2.8 and the 70-200mm f/2.8 as the third member of the "holy trinity" of f/2.8 maximum aperture lenses. Read our in-depth Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 review now, complete with full-size sample photos...

Fujifilm X-S10 Review

Mark Goldstein

The Fujifilm X-S10 mirrorless camera aims to bring the renowned X-series image quality and colour science to a wider audience by being smaller, easier to use and cheaper than the company's flagship cameras. Does it strike the right balance between simplicity and accessibility? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fuji XS10 review...