Sony Issues Apology: Announces Shipping Delays on A7R III And A5100 Kits

Sorry, it looks like you may be getting your Sony A7R III a bit late

To say that the buzz surrounding the Sony A7R III was high is a bit of an understatement, and despite Sony knowing they pretty much had the best all-around mirrorless camera on the market coming down the pipe, early demand caught even them off-guard. So much so they have issued a public apology on the subject. Continue reading…

The Ultimate Sony E Mount Camera and Lens Guide For 2017

If you’re looking for the end all be all guide to Sony’s Mirrorless System, look no further

Well, the time has come for us to start doing our end of the year posts and one way we are planning to do that is with these ‘ultimate guide’ posts. On the docket for today is Sony, which has managed to make it yet another year without any full frame mirrorless competitors to their E mount system; and having released maybe the first truly competitive mirrorless sports camera in the A9 and quite possibly the best all around camera in terms of Resolution/Speed with their A7R III.

We have posted a lot of great Sony guides here over the last year regarding everything from cameras to lenses, accessories and everything in-between. If you’re looking for an easy place to get some information on Sony’s E-Mount system then you are in the right place. Continue reading…

The Next GFX And X1D Cameras May Feature 100MP Sony Sensors

The GFX and XD systems could be getting a huge resolution upgrade in their next generation cameras

Fujifilm and Hasselblad made some big waves in the photography community when they announced their GFX and X1D mirrorless medium format systems. But at 50MP there was not a huge boost in resolution over some of the higher resolution 35mm cameras. Many posed the question of what the point was in moving to one of these systems when the boost in image quality was negligible to most eyes.

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First Impressions: Fujifilm GF 23mm F4 R WR

The Fujifilm GF 24mm F4 lens wide angle lens has us very curious

Fujifilm’s GFX is the world’s most affordable medium format digital system, and as such, demand for this camera and any compatible lenses has been high. Fujifilm has been working hard to build up an impressive ecosystem of lenses to allow photographers who buy a GFX the ability to unlock its full potential and make the art they envision.

One of the recent additions to this series of GF lenses is the GF 23mm F4 R LM WR, a fairly fast, wide angle lens for the GFX system that is really aimed at landscape and architectural photography professionals and enthusiasts who need an impressive wide-angle field of view. Continue reading…

Sony’s FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM Is The Highest Rated Wide Zoom on DXO

The Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM may be the one to get!

Say what you will about DxO and their testing methodology, but the fact is that it still provides an interesting metric to compare various lenses that you would not be able to test on your own. So it is notable when a new lens makes it to the pack in its designated category; as is the case today, with the Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM. Continue reading…

Nikon Mirrorless To Feature 45MP Sensor, New Mount?

Apparently that new Nikon Mirrorless camera may be really professional oriented

As you have heard, unless you live under a rock, Nikon is working on their professional mirrorless camera system(s), and while nothing is official yet, reports are still getting out here and there giving tidbits of information about these upcoming mirrorless cameras. The latest report including some major new information about the Nikon mirrorless project. Continue reading…

Joby Updates GorillaPod Flexible Tripods With 15 New Models

 

For many photographers, a tripod is a necessity, and while they do not replace a standard size tripod in all ways, Joby’s line of GorillaPod tripods have been incredibly popular for minimalist ‘grab and go’ photographers who just need a sturdy place to place their camera. The GorillaPod lineup had been aging though since their last update, but that all ended recently with Joby’s announcement of 15 new updated models.

The new GorillaPod lineup, as mentioned, consists of 15 models ranging from the small point and shoot/phone focused 325 up to the 5K which is designed to handle the weight and needs of professional DSLR setups. All of the GorillaPods feature that signature bendable leg design that allows the legs to be wrapped around tree branches, light poles, and other objects in the world.

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