Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Canon EOS R5 Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and RAW images and 8K and 4K videos taken with the brand new Canon EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera. All of the images were taken with a full production version of the EOS R5 and the RF 15-35mm, 24-70mm and 70-200mm F2.8 lenses.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Canon EOS R5 Firmware Version 1.1.0 Addresses Overheating Issues

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

Firmware version 1.1.0 for the Canon EOS R5 camera improves temperature detection and video recording time control, no longer disables the overheat control when using an external monitor/recorder, and improves the accuracy of remaining movie recording time display in situations where the camera is frequently turned on and off between recording consecutive, short videos.

The 1.1.0 EOS R5 firmware update is available to download from today, 27 August 2020. The EOS R6 camera will also benefit from these fixes in a future update.

In addition, Canon have announced plans to add extra features to the EOS R5 and the EOS-1D X Mark III via a series of future firmware updates for those models, including the addition of Canon Log 3 and 120fps Full HD recording for the EOS R5.

Firmware version 1.1.0 for the Canon EOS R5 camera improves temperature detection and video recording time control, no longer disables the overheat control when using an external monitor/recorder, and improves the accuracy of remaining movie recording time display in situations where the camera is frequently turned on and off between…

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.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Hasselblad XCD 80mm F1.9 Review

Tim Coleman

The XCD 80mm F1.9 is the fastest medium-format lens that Hasselblad have ever made, making it perfect for portrait, nature and product photography. Find out if it can justify its £4,430 / $4,845 asking price by reading our in-depth Hasselblad XCD 80mm F1.9 review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Hasselblad XCD 65mm F2.8 Review

Tim Coleman

The XCD 65mm F2.8 is a standard "nifty-fifty" prime lens for the Hasselblad X digital medium-format camera system. Is this lens well-suited to life inside and outside of the studio? Find out now by reading our in-depth Hasselblad XCD 65mm F2.8 review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Friday, August 21, 2020

Nikon Z5 Review

Gavin Stoker

The Z5 is Nikon's brand new entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera, sitting below the mid-range Z6 and flagship Z7 models in the three-camera lineup, and above the APS-C sensor Z50. Designed to compete with the likes of the Canon EOS R, Sony A7 III and Panasonic Lumix S1, does the Z5 have what it takes to stand out in an increasingly crowded market? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z5 review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Panasonic Announces LUMIX S5 Full-frame Mirrorless Camera

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

Panasonic have just announced the LUMIX S5, a new full-frame mirrorless camera.

Other than the model name, sensor size and official launch date (2nd September 2020), Panasonic haven't released any further details about the new addition to their full-frame lineup.

The Panasonic S5 will join the current S1, S1R and S1H models.

Panasonic have just announced the LUMIX S5, a new full-frame mirrorless camera. Other than the model name, sensor size and official launch date (2nd September 2020), Panasonic haven't released any further details about the new addition to their full-frame lineup. The Panasonic S5 will join the current S1, S1R and…

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Fujifilm GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Review

Tim Coleman

The Fujifilm GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR is a new wide-angle lens for the GFX mirrorless medium format camera system, offering an equivalent focal length of 24mm in 35mm terms. Find out if this lightweight, compact lens is a must-buy for GFX camera owners by reading our in-depth Fujifilm GF 30mm review...

Monday, August 17, 2020

Nikon Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 Review

Mark Goldstein

The Nikon Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 is the standard kit lens for the new Nikon Z5 full frame mirrorless camera, but is it a good match? Find out if you should buy one to go with your Nikon Z5 camera by reading our in-depth Nikon Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 review...

Friday, August 14, 2020

Nikon Z5 Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and RAW images and videos taken with the brand new Nikon Z5 full-frame mirrorless camera. The Z5 offers 24 megapixels, UHD 4K video, IBIS, ISO 100-51200, a weatherproof body and dual SD card slots. It's priced at £1719 / $1699 with the equally new Z 24-50mm retractable zoom lens. All of the images were taken with a full production version of the Z5 and the new Nikkor Z 24-50mm F4-6.3 kit lens.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 P Review

Tim Coleman

Weighing in at a mere 320g, the Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 P is the world’s lightest digital medium format autofocus lens. Offering a 35mm focal length (35mm full-frame equivalent) and an affordable price-tag of £1030 / $1099, is this lens a must-buy for Hasselblad X1D camera owners? Find out now by reading our in-depth review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Hasselblad XCD 21mm F4 Review

Tim Coleman

The XCD 21mm F4 is the widest-angle lens available for the Hasselblad X1D medium-format camera system. A natural choice for landscape and architecture photography, this lens offers an approximate equivalent 17mm focal length in 35mm full-frame terms. Priced at around £3,300, we find out just what the Hasselblad XCD 21mm F4 is capable of of in our latest in-depth review.

Leica M10-R Review

Gavin Stoker

The Leica M10-R is a brand new digital rangefinder camera, offering an upgraded 40 megapixel full-frame colour sensor, super-quiet shutter, and touch screen operation. Find out if this is the most versatile M10 camera ever by reading our in-depth Leica M10-R review, complete with full-size sample photos.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Canon EOS R6 Review

Mark Goldstein

The EOS R6 is the best ever Canon mirrorless camera - there, we said it! If you want to find out why, carry on reading our in-depth Canon EOS R6 review, complete with full-size sample photos and videos.

Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for Sony Alpha Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD is the world’s smallest and lightest telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. It measures 5.8 in. in length, weighs 19.2 oz. and has a maximum diameter of 77mm.

Currently "in development", this lens is planned for release in Autumn 2020.

The 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD is the world’s smallest and lightest telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. It measures 5.8 in. in length, weighs 19.2 oz. and has a maximum diameter of 77mm. Currently "in development", this lens is planned for release in Autumn 2020.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS Review

Mark Goldstein

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS is a brand new super telephoto lens for the Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera system. Offering an effective focal range of 200-800mm in 35mm terms, the Olympus 100-400mm is aimed at bird, wildlife and sports photography enthusiasts. Read our Olympus 100-400mm review now, complete with full-size sample photos.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS Super-telephoto Zoom Lens

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS offers a huge focal length range of 200-800mm in a compact and lightweight format, combined with the acclaimed Olympus weather sealing.

"All the wildlife photographers I know well are really excited about this lens. It hits a sweet spot and for travelling light it's perfect" Claire Voyle, Olympus UK Marketing Product Specialist.

The new M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS will be available from late August priced at £1099.99 in the UK.

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS offers a huge focal length range of 200-800mm in a compact and lightweight format, combined with the acclaimed Olympus weather sealing."All the wildlife photographers I know well are really excited about this lens. It hits a sweet spot and for travelling light…

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV 20 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV mirrorless camera has a new 20 megapixel Live MOS sensor and offers improved C-AF precision for continuous focusing on moving subjects.

"The E-M10 Series has always been a personal favourite as it captures the essence of the original film OM-10: great to hold; easy to carry around and really rewarding to use." Mark Thackara, Olympus UK

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IVwill be available from mid-August priced at £699.99 in the UK.

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV mirrorless camera has a new 20 megapixel Live MOS sensor and offers improved C-AF precision for continuous focusing on moving subjects."The E-M10 Series has always been a personal favourite as it captures the essence of the original film OM-10: great to hold; easy to…

Friday, July 31, 2020

Nikon Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Review

Amy Davies

The Nikon Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR is a new all-in-one travel super-zoom lens for Nikon's range of full-frame mirrorless cameras. Billed as an alternative to the Z 24-70mm f4.0 S, it's not quite as fast from 50mm onwards, but it offers a lot more reach and also built-in vibration reduction. Could this be the only lens that some Nikon Z owners actually need? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR review, complete with full-size sample photos...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Review

Mark Goldstein

The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM is a brand new telephoto zoom lens for Sony's range of full-frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras. Costing a lot less than its main rival, the Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5–5.6 GM OSS, is this third-party lens really a viable alternative? Read our in-depth Sigma 100-400mm for Sony FE review to find out...