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Portrait mode shootout : iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 2

Like it or not, 2017 is the year that background-blurring Portrait Modes gained major traction in smartphone photography. Apple and Google both offer improved versions

Sony A7R III Review

Pros Phenomenal image quality in almost any situation Extremely fast and responsive Compact, lightweight design with well-placed controls Superb electronic viewfinder In-body image stabilisation gives

Nikon D760 – What we’d like to see

Nikon D760 – What we’d like to see A replacement for Nikon’s enthusiast full-frame DSLR could be on the cards next year, and if rumours

Top 12 Best Full-Frame Digital SLRs 2017

The Digital SLR or DSLR lets you change your lens, making it a versatile option for those that also want an optical viewfinder. Some of

What’s New with the Sony a7R III

It’s already been two years since the Sony a7R II was launched, which means that its successor is finally here. The Sony a7R III improves

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 PRO Review

Introduction Aimed at high-end enthusiasts and professionals, the new Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 PRO lens is a very fast medium telephoto prime which

Leica CL Review

Pros Superb, rock-solid build quality Large, clear electronic viewfinder Cleverly conceived control setup Excellent RAW image quality Cons No image stabilisation No live view during

Sony A7R III vs Sony A9 – Comparison

Here is a quick comparison for the Sony A7R III vs Sony A9 mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors. Sony continue to update the a7 series with advanced features

Top 15 Best Premium Compact System Cameras 2017

The mirrorless camera, or compact system camera (CSC), lets you change lenses, as well as providing DSLR sized sensors with DSLR image quality in a

Laowa 15mm f/4 Wide Angle Macro Review

Introduction There really is no other lens quite like the Laowa 15mm f/4 Wide Angle Macro lens. We’re not commenting specifically on its quality (keep

Pentax 645Z – CAMERA SENSOR REVIEW : A great choice for medium-format shooters

Announced in April 2014 as the replacement to the 40-million-pixel Pentax 645D, the Pentax 645Z is a medium-format DSLR with a Sony sensor that measures 43.8

Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 First impressions Review

Introduction The Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 is the company’s newest mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (ILC), and in many ways, the first Lumix camera ever to be

Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Review

Pros Lighter than Canon’s EF 85mm f/1.2 L II USM Incorporates optical image stabilisation Impressive central sharpness at f/1.4 Accepts filters and adapters via common

Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Review

Introduction Why would you buy a manual focus only lens when there are other similar lenses available at the same price that feature autofocus? It’s

What you need to know about Panasonic Lumix G9

The new Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 is a flagship interchangeable lens camera aimed primarily at stills photographers. Sitting alongside the video-centric GH5 in Panasonic’s high-end Micro

New Tamron 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Hands-on Review

The new Tamron 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD is a lightweight telezoom aimed at enthusiast full-frame and APS-C DSLR users. The lightest zoom in its

New Fujifilm X and GF lenses Hands-on Review

We’re at the Photo Plus Expo show in New York, where Fujifilm is showing off its new XF 80mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR and

Zeiss Milvus 25mm F1.4 Hands-on Review

Zeiss just announced a new prime lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs: The Milvus 25mm F1.4 is very big, very heavy, and should be

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV Review

Pros  Huge zoom range covers almost any photographic opportunity  Fast, accurate autofocus keeps moving subjects sharp  Excellent image quality in most lighting conditions Cons  Screen

Sony A7R III vs Nikon D850 vs Sony A99 II – Comparison

Here is a quick comparison for the Sony A7R III vs Nikon D850 vs Sony A99 II high-end cameras with full-frame image sensors. Sony A7R III mirrorless camera can

What you need to know about Sony’s a7R III

The a7R III is Sony’s latest high resolution camera, which carries over many of the improvements found on the company’s flagship a9. The 42.4MP sensor

Sony Alpha a7R III vs a7R II Comparison Review

Sony have just announced the latest full frame mirrorless camera in their Alpha a7 range – the high resolution Sony a7R III. This latest version

Sony Alpha 7R III Hands-on Review – First Look

Key Features 42.4MP full-frame BSI CMOS sensor 10fps continuous shooting Hybrid AF with 399 phase-detection points ISO 100-32,000, ISO 50-102,400 expanded 5.5-stop in-body IS 4K

Canon G1 X Mark III vs Sony RX100 V – COMPACT CAMERA COMPARISON

The year is 2017. Smartphones have rendered the $200 compact obsolete, and they’re creeping up on $500 interchangeable lens cameras. Things look bleak. But lo!

Voigtlander 40mm f1.2 Nokton Aspherical Review

Introduction The Voigtlander 40mm f1.2 Nokton Aspherical is a very fast, manual-focus, short standard prime lens for Sony Alpha 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras. It features

Nikon AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR Review

Introduction The AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR lens was announced in August 2017, and is mainly aimed at full-frame camera users. DX (APS-C) format

Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 Review

Introduction The Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 is a modern version of the the original Primoplan 58 / f1.9 lens, which was developed by Meyer-Optik Görlitz’s

Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 75mm f/1.9 Review

Introduction The Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 75mm f/1.9 is a modern version of the the original Primoplan 58 / f1.9 lens, which was developed by Meyer-Optik Görlitz’s

Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 Review

Introduction The Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 is a modern standard prime version of the classic Trioplan f2.8/100 lens, known for its ‘soap bubble’ bokeh and

Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Review

Pros Superb optics Fast, accurate autofocus Relatively lightweight design Cons Expensive for its type Key Features 100-400mm focal length f/4.5-5.6 maximum aperture Optical image stabilisation