Mirrorless Cameras

by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
The premise of the camera is simple: it's a box that allows a measured amount of light into it in order to create an image on a photo-sensitive material. Stroll through the B&H Photo SuperStore and you'll see there are literally thousands of different interpretations of how to best do this. Cameras of all shapes, sizes, and colors are on the shelves—all of them begging to be held and used to make photographs.   The camera, one of the world's ultimate gadgets, has an appeal that transcends a great cross section of the human race. Artists,
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Long awaited, long rumored, and one of the final pieces of the mirrorless transition, the Canon EOS R1 Mirrorless Camera is finally here. This 1 Series flagship is the first true successor to Canon’s legendary 1 Series of DSLRs and is coming later this year. Canon EOS R1 Mirrorless Camera Details are limited in this early preview, though we can see
by Luke Rollins ·Posted
Today, Panasonic announced a major firmware update for two of its popular mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S5 II and S5 IIx. Firmware versions 3.0 for the S5 II and 2.0 for the S5 IIx introduce several notable upgrades, including updates to cloud storage, video recording, pre-burst shooting, autofocus, and image stabilization. Chief among the upgrades is the introduction of Frame.io connectivity to both LUMIX cameras
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
This week was a busy one with a few lenses, a few firmware updates, and some other categories garnering newsworthiness. Of particular note is Nikon, with the release of an even more comprehensive all-in-one zoom for Z-mount: the NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens. Sigma went for speed with the 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
We live in fortunate times because there are no bad cameras. Modern technology has advanced to the point where practically every camera—from a smartphone to professional mirrorless—can be used to create pro-quality imagery. However, some cameras are better than others for certain purposes. Sony knows this, which is why the brand has developed an extensive line of cameras to cover the needs of different users. Let’s take a closer look at which cameras are best for content creators. Key Features Content creation covers an incredibly wide range
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Teased during the a9 III launch was that some major functions were slated to come to Sony’s other mirrorless cameras via firmware updates in the near future. That future has arrived with today’s official release of firmware V2.00 for the a1, V3.00 for the a7S III, and V3.0 for the
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Cozy up to a ringside seat for a behind-the-scenes tour of the wildest shows in sports entertainment during our insightful chat about the still photos produced for World Wrestling Entertainment, otherwise known as WWE. In 2023 alone, the WWE photo team traveled the globe, covering close to 170 live events, and producing 2.6 million stills to serve the organization’s various platforms. You might—incorrectly—assume that WWE’s still images are generated from video screengrabs. Well, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In this week’s podcast
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Nikon stayed in the news this week after its surprise announcement that it will be acquiring RED, with a major firmware update for the Z9. FUJIFILM shows there are still more ways to have analog fun with instant film with the
by Luke Rollins ·Posted
Nikon has announced a major firmware update for its flagship Z9 mirrorless camera: Firmware 5.0. This is the fourth major firmware update for the full-frame, FX-format Z9 and it brings a bevy of updates to the already impressive camera, headlined by its expanded Auto Capture and High-Speed Frame Capture+ functions with specific benefit for sports photographers. There are also new enhancements beneficial to portrait photography,
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Hugh Brownstone is at the Leica Global Headquarters for the release of the new SL3! In this video, Brownstone compares the SL3 to the SL2 and shares the five reasons he loves its upgraded specs. 0:00 - About Brownstone 0:57 - Autofocus 1:46 - Articulating LCD Screen 2:23 - Low-Light Performance 3:
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
It has been a busy week with some major announcements, some minor announcements, and one very interesting bit of news. Cameras are always king here at B&H, so the Leica SL3 is the key launch this week. The third time around seems to be the charm, with improvements to almost every aspect of the camera. Shure also had some fun news this week, with the release of the
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Three seems to be the magic number for Leica, going back as far as the M3. Now, the SL3 offers major improvements and refinements that make the L-Mount mirrorless system even more compelling than before. Packing the latest 60MP BSI CMOS full-frame sensor, along with an updated physical design, the SL3 is a worthy upgrade for content creators.
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Join Sony creator and educator Reza Malayeri as he showcases the powerful AI Subject Detection and Autofocus features of Sony’s a7R V camera. Malayeri explains how to create stunning portraits with these new features and Sony’s latest 50mm f/1.4 G-Master lens. 0:00 - Introduction 2:23 - About Malayeri 3:30 - Key Specs of the Sony a7R V
by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted
So you just finished watching a great white shark feeding video and thought, “Wouldn’t it be awesome to be in the water with a camera to film this feast?” I'm right there with you, which is why today we’ll be diving into the world of underwater video creation, from the gear you’d need, to tips for getting the perfect action shot. Before we get into it, I’d like to leave a little disclaimer: while venturing out into the vast and expansive deep blue is a riveting adventure, please practice caution and, if you’re not experienced in underwater
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Canon Explorer of Light Atiba Jefferson photographs famous athletes like LeBron James and Tony Hawk. In this video, he discusses how he got his start photographing skateboarding and how he continues to produce creative action photos. 0:00 - Introduction 0:41 - Beginnings/In This Talk 3:39 - Available Light and Camera Settings 7:54 - Flash Photography 10:23 - Perspectives and Fisheyes 13:07 - Sequences (aka "Spray and Pray") 14:45 - Portraits 15:41 - Getting Creative 20:55 - Thrasher Magazine Cover 24:30 - Q&A What do you think of