Sony ZV-1 II, Canon R100, FUJIFILM X-S20, Leica Q3, Pentax 50mm
Week of May 21, 2023
We couldn't go into Memorial Day weekend without another round of product announcements and we sure had some this week. Sony is giving one of the most popular vlogging cameras around some well-earned upgrades with the release of the ZV-1 II. FUJIFILM and Canon are upgrading their entry-level mirrorless offerings with the X-S20 and R100, respectively. Leica is even
Leica caused a stir this week by announcing its first new Q-series camera in four years: the Leica Q3. The Q3 embodies the same fixed lens, weather-sealed construction, and burst speed as its predecessor, but with some significant upgrades.
Most importantly, Leica replaced the 47.3MP sensor in the Q2 with an enormous,
The FUJIFILM X-S20 was designed for hybrid content creators looking for a feature-packed camera they can take anywhere. Building on the earlier X-S10, the X-S20 upgrades to an X-Processor 5 for faster, more reliable performance, improves in-camera stabilization for cleaner footage, introduces a Vlog Mode for simple recording, and adds a deeper grip for easier handheld use. Perfect for vlogging, travel, or
Canon rounded out its R-series lineup this week with the announcement of the R100 Mirrorless Camera and new RF 28mm f/2.8 STM pancake lens. The R100 is Canon’s smallest and lightest mirrorless camera yet and is the brand’s most entry-level mirrorless camera. It’s the perfect option for anyone just getting into digital photography or trying to move beyond their smartphone.
Ricoh Imaging has announced the HD PENTAX-FA 50mm f/1.4 and the SMC PENTAX-FA f/1.4 CLASSIC lenses, both refreshes of Pentax's SMC 50mm f/1.4 for the digital world. Building on the compact design that made the original popular, each of the new lenses offers a unique twist on the "nifty fifty" prime.
Sony has announced the ZV-1 II, the latest in its growing catalogue of cameras for content creation. Descended from Sony's popular ZV-1, the ZV-1 II promises to be an even better compact camera with a bevy of improvements based on user feedback. Improvements include a wider zoom lens with an 18-50mm equivalent focal length―a significant upgrade
RED debuts upgraded KOMODO-X, Mackie shows off the DLZ Creator adaptive digital audio mixer, and Hobolite is now available at B&H.
Week of May 14, 2023
Nikon's huge Z8 announcement last week caused so much excitement that we are still producing new content about it. But there are some key new items that have caught the world's attention this week. RED is at the top for us, with an upgraded
Lensbaby has announced the OMNI Universal Expansion Pack with Shapes: eight new tools for generating controlled distortions in photos and videos. Using a blend of colored mirrors and clear shapes, the kit can be used to produce flare and reflections, manipulate contrast, and shape bokeh in repeatable ways.
Nikon Z8, Sony XPERIA 1 V, Canon PowerShot V10, Panasonic S5 IIX, and more.
Week of May 7, 2023
Sometimes we publish here and say that everyone had something to announce as a fun way of saying several products were released in the past week. This time we mean it. Nikon, Sony, Canon, Panasonic, and more had launches (or relaunches) this week, and some of them are quite substantial.
Recently announced is the Nikon Z8, the mirrorless
Understanding the nuances of different types of available light will help you take better landscape photos. Matt Zefi offers some tips on searching for light and creating photos depending on the time of day and weather.
0:00 - Overview
0:27 - When Does the Best Lighting Occur?
1:07 - Lighting Types & Composition
3:05 - Tips: How to Look for Light
Which conditions do you prefer: golden hour, an overcast day, or hard sunlight? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Canon has launched the PowerShot V series, a new camera lineup aimed squarely at vloggers. The PowerShot V10 Vlog Camera, the first camera in this new series, was designed with simplicity in mind. Users will be able to capture and share high-quality video effortlessly, all while saving storage space on their phones. Indeed, the PowerShot V10, available in black or
Tamron just announced the 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD Lens. This fast-aperture, ultra-wide zoom lens is designed for FUJILFILM X-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. The new lens features a 16.5-30mm equivalent focal length, and has a fast, constant f/2.8 maximum aperture while keeping a relatively lightweight and compact form factor. The current Sony E model has been an excellent choice for travel and landscapes so FUJIFILM shooters who have
To those who have been waiting for the release of the Panasonic Lumix S5 IIX, your patience has paid off—it's finally here. Panasonic made waves earlier this year with the announcement of its second-generation, full-frame cameras: the Lumix S5 II and