Digital Cameras

by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
After a few years without a significant release in the compact camera market, Leica is making a strong return with the D-Lux 8. This is the eighth generation of the well-regarded camera and comes with premium image quality, a distinct Leica user experience, and an updated interface inspired by the Q series. Featuring a capable 17MP Four Thirds sensor and versatile 24-75mm equivalent f/1.7-2.8 lens, the D-Lux 8 will be ideal for everyday
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Join Maria Perez as she photographs Japan with the FUJIFILM X100VI. The camera’s new features allow for even more flexibility and spontaneity while traveling than its predecessor, the X100. Watch Perez put the X100VI through its paces as she makes images in a variety of genres, such as portraiture, architecture, street, landscape, and food. 0:00 - Introduction 0:35 - New Specs 2:27 - Portraits and Details 3:05 -
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It’s finally here. FUJIFILM has announced the latest iteration of its ever-popular, stunningly viral compact camera: the X100VI. This is the sixth generation of this camera, which is known for its seamless melding of retro aesthetics, high-performance imaging, and a unique design that includes a hybrid EVF/OVF and a fixed wide-angle lens. The new model brings significant updates to the platform, including the
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Medium format is often overlooked when it comes to video production, but the FUJIFILM GFX 100II can rival some cinema cameras. Jabari Holder puts this camera through its paces and shares all you need to know about its specs and features to set you up for success! 0:00 - Medium-Format Filmmaking 0:39 - GFX100 II Sensor Size 2:18 - Resolutions and Aspect Ratios 3:53 - Demo Video Shoot 5:53 - Post-Production 6:44 - "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" 9:26 - Holder's Thoughts What do you
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
Hasselblad has announced its latest medium format camera, the 907X & CFV 100C. Or, more specifically, today’s announcement is all about the CFV 100C digital back—a 100MP-sensor-imbued update to the brand’s line of V-system interface digital backs, which are compatible with three separate camera platforms for tremendous versatility. Like its 50MP predecessor, the CFV 100C is a uniquely modular imaging
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
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
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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. Leica Q3 Most importantly, Leica replaced the 47.3MP sensor in the Q2 with an enormous,
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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
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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
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Flo Ngala takes captivating portraits of strangers that tell a person’s story in a short amount of time. In this B&H Event Space video, she breaks down her thought processes into the technical, psychological, and social sides when taking photos. 0:00 - Ngala’s Work 6:05 - Ngala’s Process 6:28 - The Technical Side 11:04 - The Psychological Side 21:01 - The Social Side 31:17 - There is Only One You! 32:33 - Q&A Learn more about B&H Depth of Field.
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For anyone seeking a new camera to gift or to hold this holiday season, we present the eighth annual installment of our Cameras of the Year episode. Featured in our discussion are 16 new cameras from Canon, FUJIFILM, Hasselblad,
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
At CES 2020, Canon demonstrated the concept of a portable PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom) camera with built-in AI for automatically capturing everyday moments. Now, after a few years of development, Canon's concept has become a real product known as the PowerShot PICK. It is exactly what it originally set out to be—an ultra-portable PTZ camera with automatic tracking that will make sure you are in the photos, too.
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
It is a bit strange to think that many of the citizens of today’s world created their first-ever photograph casually with a smartphone or other mobile device. For those who grew up in the age of film, while we might not remember the first image we created—although we likely knew it was a moment of permanence and carried a small cost (film and developing), we may remember, and have fond memories of, the very first camera we used or owned.  While some cannot look fondly on their first picture-making machine, some photographers have a special
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Enter the retro-cool and featured-packed Nikon Z fc camera! Lovers and fans of Nikon are certainly familiar with the company’s rich history, and it is difficult not to get excited when the camera’s design team breaks out a brand-new digital camera with a look and feel that harkens back to the days of the Nikon film photography era and its line of 35mm cameras that set a photographic standard for decades. While it looks like it rolled fresh
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
When should you upgrade your digital camera? While that question does not have a clear one-size-fits-all answer, it is not a difficult question to ponder for many photographers. The answer, believe it or not, is that you rarely, if ever, need to upgrade your camera for the announcement and release of each and every new model. It happens every few years (and now much more frequently than it used to). You are browsing the B&H Photo website or reading B&H Explora and your Favorite Camera Mk. III has just been replaced by Favorite Camera