Monday, April 8, 2019

Canon Sumire Prime Cinema Lenses

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The Canon Sumire Prime lens series is a new range of seven fast T-stop cinema prime lenses, all with an interchangeable PL mount, which can be modified to an EF mount. The new lenses - CN-E14mm T3.1 FP X, CN-E20mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E24mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E35mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E50mm T1.3 FP X, CN-E85mm T1.3 FP X and CN-E135mm T2.2 FP X – are compatible with any PL mount cinema cameras equipped with either a 35mm full-frame format sensor or a Super 35mm format sensor.

The Canon Sumire Prime lens series is a new range of seven fast T-stop cinema prime lenses, all with an interchangeable PL mount, which can be modified to an EF mount. The new lenses - CN-E14mm T3.1 FP X, CN-E20mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E24mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E35mm T1.5 FP…

Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD

Mark Goldstein | Accessories

The Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD offers speeds of up to 950MB/s read and 900MB/s write. It features a stylish brushed aluminum finish and comes in a conveniently small, slim size that makes it easy to slip in your pocket.

The Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD is available this month at an MSRP of €89,99 Euro (250GB), €139,99 Euro (500GB) y €249,99 Euro (1TB).

The Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD offers speeds of up to 950MB/s read and 900MB/s write. It features a stylish brushed aluminum finish and comes in a conveniently small, slim size that makes it easy to slip in your pocket.The Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD is available this…

Friday, April 5, 2019

Panasonic Lumix G90 Mirrorless Camera - 20 Megapixels, 4K Video, 5-Axis Dual IS, Weatherproof

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

The Panasonic Lumix G90 is a new mirrorless camera aimed at both amateur photographers and vloggers. Featuring a 20.3-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor, the latest Venus Engine and 5-axis Dual I.S., the Panasonic G90 can record 4K 30p video for an unlimited time, with a 3.5mm headphone jack, headphone socket and V-Log L included.

The Panasonic G90 will be available in June 2019, with an anticipated retail price of £899.99 / €1,075.00 (Ireland) body only, £1,079.99 / €1,290.00 with a 12-60mm lens, or £1,259.99 / €1,505.00 with a 14-140mm lens.

The Panasonic Lumix G90 is a new mirrorless camera aimed at both amateur photographers and vloggers. Featuring a 20.3-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor, the latest Venus Engine and 5-axis Dual I.S., the Panasonic G90 can record 4K 30p video for an unlimited time, with a 3.5mm headphone jack, headphone socket…

Panasonic Lumix G90 Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic Lumix G90 mirrorless camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Panasonic Lumix G90 mirrorless camera, including all the menu screens and a side-by-side comparison with the Fujifilm X-T3.

Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic Lumix G90 mirrorless camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Panasonic Lumix G90 mirrorless camera, including all the menu screens and a side-by-side comparison with the Fujifilm X-T3.

Panasonic Lumix G90 First Impressions

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

The Panasonic Lumix G90 (also known as the Lumix G95 in some territories) is a new hybrid mirrorless camera for enthusiast photographers and videographers, offering 20 megapixel resolution and using the Micro Four Thirds lens mount.

Despite recently launching the Lumix S1 full-frame camera system, Panasonic have underlined their ongoing commitment to the G-series Micro Four Thirds range by unveiling the new G90 just a couple of months later.

We were shown a pre-production version of the Lumix G90 / G95 by Panasonic ahead of today's launch. We've shot a big gallery of hands-on shots of the camera and spent some time getting to know the Lumix G90.

So read on for our detailed first impressions of the new Panasonic Lumix G90 mirrorless camera...

The Panasonic Lumix G90 (also known as the Lumix G95 in some territories) is a new hybrid mirrorless camera for enthusiast photographers and videographers, offering 20 megapixel resolution and using the Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Despite recently launching the Lumix S1 full-frame camera system, Panasonic have underlined their ongoing…

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR Review

Mark Goldstein

The Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is a brand new wide-angle prime lens for Fujifilm X-series mirrorless cameras. Fujfilm already offer a faster 16mm lens in the form of the XF 16mm F1.4 R, but that's also much bigger in terms of both size and price. Read our Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR review to find out just what this tiny lens is capable of, and whether you should buy it instead of the F1.4 version...

Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D is now available for Micro Four Thirds Cameras. Offering a 100-degree field of view and close-to-zero distortion, this lens provides a more natural perspective for Panasonic GH5 or Blackmagic Pocket Camera (BMPCC4k) videographers.

The retail selling price of the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D MFT mount is $499.

The Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D is now available for Micro Four Thirds Cameras. Offering a 100-degree field of view and close-to-zero distortion, this lens provides a more natural perspective for Panasonic GH5 or Blackmagic Pocket Camera (BMPCC4k) videographers.The retail selling price of the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D MFT mount is…

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw images taken with a full production version of the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR lens, mounted on the Fujifilm X-T3 camera.

Huawei P30 Pro Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images and movies taken with the new Huawei P30 Pro smartphone. We've included photos taken with the 16mm super-wide-angle lens, 27mm 1x lens, 125mm 5x optical zoom, and 250mm 10x hybrid zoom. We'll be adding some Raw images in the next few days...

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Canon XA55, XA50 and XA40 4K UHD Camcorders

Mark Goldstein | Digital Video Cameras

Canon has announced the latest additions to its professional XA-series with three new 4K UHD camcorders – the XA55, XA50 and XA40.

The XA55 / XA50 is a 4K UHD camcorder with a 1.0-type sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and 15x Optical zoom, with the XA55 model featuring 3G-SDI.

The XA40 is an ultra-compact 4K UHD camcorder with 1/2.3-type sensor and 20x Optical zoom.

Canon has announced the latest additions to its professional XA-series with three new 4K UHD camcorders – the XA55, XA50 and XA40. The XA55 / XA50 is a 4K UHD camcorder with a 1.0-type sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and 15x Optical zoom, with the XA55 model featuring 3G-SDI. The…

Canon LEGRIA HF G50 and LEGRIA HF G60 4K camcorders

Mark Goldstein | Digital Video Cameras

Canon today announces the expansion of its 4K camcorder LEGRIA range with two new models – the LEGRIA HF G50 and LEGRIA HF G60.

The LEGRIA HF G50 has a 1/2.3-type sensor with manual control, coupled with premium optics and processing for superior image quality.

The LEGRIA HF G60, with its 1.0-type sensor, provides advanced users with the ability to shoot vivid and stunning movies in 4K UHD.

Canon today announces the expansion of its 4K camcorder LEGRIA range with two new models – the LEGRIA HF G50 and LEGRIA HF G60. The LEGRIA HF G50 has a 1/2.3-type sensor with manual control, coupled with premium optics and processing for superior image quality.The LEGRIA HF G60, with its…

Leica SL and CL Firmware Updates Add L-Mount Lens Compatibility

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

Leica have issued new firmware updates for the Leica SL and CL cameras which enables full compatibility with current and future L-Mount lenses from Leica as well as from their L-Mount Alliance partners (Panasonic and Leica).

Download Firmware Update 3.5 for the Leica SL

Download Firmware Update 2.2 for the Leica CL

Leica have issued new firmware updates for the Leica SL and CL cameras which enables full compatibility with current and future L-Mount lenses from Leica as well as from their L-Mount Alliance partners (Panasonic and Leica).Download Firmware Update 3.5 for the Leica SLDownload Firmware Update 2.2 for the Leica CL

G-Technology ArmorATD Portable Hard Drive

Mark Goldstein | Accessories

The new G-Technology ArmorATD portable hard drive is ideal for enthusiast and professional photographers and videographers seeking to protect their photo, video and audio files. With triple-layer shock protection, water/dust-resistance, and crush-resistance, they can be confident in their storage device during transit.

The ArmorATD drive will be available in capacities up to 4TB, priced at $89.95 1TB, $119.95 2TB and $169.95 for 4TB.

The new G-Technology ArmorATD portable hard drive is ideal for enthusiast and professional photographers and videographers seeking to protect their photo, video and audio files. With triple-layer shock protection, water/dust-resistance, and crush-resistance, they can be confident in their storage device during transit. The ArmorATD drive will be available in capacities…

84.5mm / 100mm X-Stopper Long Exposure Camera Filters

Mark Goldstein | Accessories

European company 84.5mm / 100mm camera filters has just introduced the new X-Stopper series of long exposure camera filters.

Prices of the X-Stopper filters starts at 89.00 € for 84.5 width and 109.00 € for 100mm width.

European company 84.5mm / 100mm camera filters has just introduced the new X-Stopper series of long exposure camera filters.Prices of the X-Stopper filters starts at 89.00 € for 84.5 width and 109.00 € for 100mm width.

Exposure X4.5 Raw Photo Editor Adds LUT Support

Mark Goldstein | Software

Exposure X4.5 Raw Photo Editor adds LUT support, new image copy and organizing tools, configurable keyboard shortcuts, enhanced metadata options and new light effect overlays.

Exposure X4.5 is available now for $119. It is free for current owners of Exposure X4. Upgrade pricing is available to owners of previous versions of Exposure for $79.

Exposure X4.5 Raw Photo Editor adds LUT support, new image copy and organizing tools, configurable keyboard shortcuts, enhanced metadata options and new light effect overlays.Exposure X4.5 is available now for $119. It is free for current owners of Exposure X4. Upgrade pricing is available to owners of previous versions of…

Monday, April 1, 2019

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 II Review

Amy Davies

The Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 II is an updated version of the 5-year-old FZ1000 bridge super-zoom camera. This new version offers a touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity, Zoom Compose Assist function, enhanced 4K photo mode, and in-camera battery charging. Read our Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 II review to find out exactly what this new camera has to offer...

Friday, March 29, 2019

Sigma MC-21 Mount Converter Price and Launch Date

Mark Goldstein | Accessories

The price and availability of the Sigma MC-21 Mount converter for L-Mount cameras from Sigma, Leica and Panasonic have just been announced.

  • EF-L For Sigma, Canon EF Mount Lenses SRP £249.99 / $249
  • SA-L For Sigma SA Mount Lenses SRP £99 / $169

The Sigma MC-21 will be available from the end of April 2019.

The price and availability of the Sigma MC-21 Mount converter for L-Mount cameras from Sigma, Leica and Panasonic have just been announced. EF-L For Sigma, Canon EF Mount Lenses SRP £249.99 / $249SA-L For Sigma SA Mount Lenses SRP £99 / $169 The Sigma MC-21 will be available from the end of April 2019.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ20 Review

Amy Davies

The Fujifilm Instax Square SQ20 is a hybrid instant camera that takes digital pictures and makes instant prints. Does it offer the best of both the digital and analog worlds? Read our in-depth Fujifilm Instax Square SQ20 review to find out...

Atomos Shinobi SDI Camera-top Monitor

Mark Goldstein | Accessories

The super-lightweight Atomos Shinobi SDI is the go everywhere professional 5” HD-SDI and 4K HDMI camera-top monitor for any production. It’s highly color accurate calibrated display makes it the ultimate compact HDR and SDR reference monitor. The monitor is suited to the professional video creator that uses or owns a variety of cameras and camcorders and needs the flexibility of SDI or HDMI, accurate high bright and HDR, while not requiring external recording capability.

The Atomos Shinobi SDI is available now for $US499 / €499.

The super-lightweight Atomos Shinobi SDI is the go everywhere professional 5” HD-SDI and 4K HDMI camera-top monitor for any production. It’s highly color accurate calibrated display makes it the ultimate compact HDR and SDR reference monitor. The monitor is suited to the professional video creator that uses or owns a…

Canon Zoemini S and Canon Zoemini C Instant Camera Printers

Mark Goldstein | Printers

Canon has released two instant camera printers, the Canon Zoemini S and Canon Zoemini C.

The Canon Zoemini S has an eight-megapixel camera, front-mounted mirror, ring-light and remote shutter capability, while the Canon Zoemini C is available without the Canon Mini Print App compatibility and packs a five-megapixel camera, a selfie supporting reflective mirror and a Micro SD card slot.

The Canon Zoemini S & C will be available from Canon’s online store and official Canon retailers from Thursday, 25th April 2019 priced at:

  • Canon Zoemini S £149.99/€179.99
  • Canon Zoemini C £109.99/€129.99

In the US these instant camera printers are called the Canon IVY CLIQ+ and CLIQ. They will be available in April 2019 at an estimated retail price of $159.99 and $99.99 respectively.

Canon has released two instant camera printers, the Canon Zoemini S and Canon Zoemini C. The Canon Zoemini S has an eight-megapixel camera, front-mounted mirror, ring-light and remote shutter capability, while the Canon Zoemini C is available without the Canon Mini Print App compatibility and packs a five-megapixel camera, a…