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Monday, November 15, 2021

The iPhone 13 Pro is Apple's second-tier smartphone for 2021, offering exactly the same camera setup as the more expensive Pro Max flagship model, but with a smaller screen. With prices starting at around £$949, is this the best smartphone that you can buy for keen photographers? Read our in-depth iPhone 13 Pro review now, complete with full-size sample photos and videos...

Thursday, November 11, 2021

The Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR is an ultra-fast standard prime lens for Fujifilm X-series mirrorless cameras. Offering fast auto-focusing, weather-proofing and outstanding sharpness, is this the best 50mm prime for Fuji APS-C shooters? Read our in-depth Fuji XF 33mm review, complete with full-size sample photos, to find out...

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

The RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM is a very affordable super-telephoto zoom lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, offering a versatile 4x focal range in a compact, lightweight design. Read our in-depth Canon RF 100-400mm lens review to discover if this is the best telephoto lens for most people, complete with a gallery of full-size sample photos...

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Panasonic have just unveiled a brand new prime lens for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S 35mm F1.8, which joins the three other large-aperture F1.8 lenses (85mm, 50mm and 24mm) in the range.

The Panasonic LUMIX S 35mm F1.8 will be available from mid-November priced at £579.99 / $699.99 in the UK and USA respectively.

In addition, Panasonic have announced that development is underway for a new 18mm ultra-wide angle fixed focal length lens with an F1.8 maximum aperture.

Panasonic have just unveiled a brand new prime lens for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S 35mm F1.8, which joins the three other large-aperture F1.8 lenses (85mm, 50mm and 24mm) in the range. The Panasonic LUMIX S 35mm F1.8 will be available from mid-November priced at £579.99 / $699.9…

The Panasonic Lumix S 35mm F1.8 is the fourth in a series of five new F1.8 lenses for the Panasonic, Sigma and Leica "L-mount" full-frame mirrorless camera system. Priced at £579.99 / $699.99, can this classic 35mm wide-angle prime lens lens offer both quality and affordability at the same time? Find out now by reading our in-depth Panasonic Lumix S 35mm F1.8 review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Monday, November 8, 2021

The Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM is a brand new ultra-wide-angle prime lens for EOS R full-frame mirrorless cameras. Priced at just £$300, it's also one of the cheapest native RF lenses currently available. Read our in-depth Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM review complete with full-size sample images to find out if it's worth the modest asking price...

Thursday, November 4, 2021

The new Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE II is a fast-aperture prime lens designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame and APS-C sensors.

This is an updated and improved version of Samyang's first ever autofocus lens designed for Sony-E mount.

The suggested retail price is £599 including VAT in the UK and initial stock is due to arrive in early December 2021.

The new Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE II is a fast-aperture prime lens designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame and APS-C sensors. This is an updated and improved version of Samyang's first ever autofocus lens designed for Sony-E mount. The suggested retail price is £599 including VAT in…

OM Digital Solutions have just unveiled the new OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO prime lens for Micro Four Thirds sensor cameras.

Offering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 40mm, the 20mm F1.4 PRO is the first product to feature the OM System branding.

The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO lens will be available from the end of November 2021 priced at €699 / £649 / $799.

OM Digital Solutions have just unveiled the new OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO prime lens for Micro Four Thirds sensor cameras. Offering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 40mm, the 20mm F1.4 PRO is the first product to feature the OM System branding. The OM System M.Zuiko…

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Canon have unveiled their first smart camera aimed at families, the PowerShot PX, which automatically captures high-quality 11.7MP images and 60p Full HD video.

The Canon PowerShot PX will be available from November 2021 priced at £449.99 / €499.99.

Canon have unveiled their first smart camera aimed at families, the PowerShot PX, which automatically captures high-quality 11.7MP images and 60p Full HD video. The Canon PowerShot PX will be available from November 2021 priced at £449.99 / €499.99.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM is a brand new telephoto macro lens for Canon full-frame mirrorless cameras. Is this niche lens worth its £1519 / $1399 asking price? Find out now by reading our in-depth Canon 100mm F2.8 Macro review, complete with full-size sample photos...

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.

All future Olympus imaging- and audio-related products will be released under the new OM SYSTEM brand, including an upcoming interchangeable lens camera that will "bring photography to the next level".

Currently in development, the new Micro Four Thirds OM SYSTEM camera will be compact and lightweight and provide an unrivalled photographic experience partly through using computational photographic technology.

All future Olympus imaging- and audio-related products will be released under the new OM SYSTEM brand, including an upcoming interchangeable lens camera that will "bring photography to the next level". Currently in development, the new Micro Four Thirds OM SYSTEM camera will be compact and lightweight and provide an unrivalled…

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Samyang has launched its first AF lens for Fujifilm X-Mount, the AF 12mm F2 X ultra-wide-angle.

Delivering a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm with a 99.1° ultra-wide field of view, the new Samyang 12mm X for Fuji has a bright F2.0 maximum aperture, weighs 59.2mm in length and weighs just 212g.

The price of the Samyang AF 12mm F2 X will be £402 including VAT and initial stock is due to arrive in early November 2021.

Samyang has launched its first AF lens for Fujifilm X-Mount, the AF 12mm F2 X ultra-wide-angle. Delivering a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm with a 99.1° ultra-wide field of view, the new Samyang 12mm X for Fuji has a bright F2.0 maximum aperture, weighs 59.2mm in length and weighs just…

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…

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...