Following its successful X-Pro 1 and X-E1 models, Fujifilm has added a third model to its X-series of Compact System Cameras, the Fuji X-M1.
If you’ve bought (or been bought) or are buying a digital SLR camera you may have already discovered that the camera itself is just one of the many things you need to make the most of it. While some are just nice to have, others are absolute essentials. In this guide we will look at both kinds; those accessories that you should not consider buying a camera without and those which you may want to put on a “wish-list” for another day.
Yesterday Sony introduced the new Sony Alpha A57, the replacement to the Sony A55, and another to incorporate the revolutionary SLT (Single Lens Translucent) technology. Sony has designed the SLT-A57 to appeal to a wide audience of DSLR users, taking on a sophisticated, ergonomic design.
** NEW VIDEO ADDED 12.03.12 – We spoke to Canon at Focus to find out a bit more on the new Canon 5D Mark III! ** Today, after three years of rumour and speculation Canon has officially announced the Canon 5D Mark III.
On Wednesday 1st February Nikon announced not one, not two, but ten new digital compact cameras to join the well established Coolpix clan! Joining Nikon’s popular Coolpix range are two new P series cameras, four new L series compacts and four new stylish S series cameras.
Yesterday I was given the opportunity to play with a Canon EOS-1D X. It was still one of the factory sample camera bodies so I wasn’t allowed to analyze the image or video quality. However, I was able to test out the new controls and experiment with many of the new features and functions.
Canon have just released details of three new digital cameras – the SX150, the latest in their range of PowerShot compacts, in addition to two brand new IXUS compacts: the 1100 HS and the 230 HS. All three cameras are packed with a range of tweaks, improvements and new features…
In today’s photographic environment where photographers may have to carry a range of camera, video and computer gear and turn their hand to more than just taking pictures, a modular system that can be adapted on a shoot by shoot basis makes perfect sense, so it’s no surprise that Lowepro have revamped their Street and Field gear in the form of the new S&F Series.
I shall start by getting straight to the point; I wanted to buy a tough camera that could accompany me on my climbing, walking and canoeing trips and I’d narrowed my choice down to one of 4 point and shoot cameras; the Panasonic FT3, the Fuji XP30, the Olympus TG-810 and the Pentax WG-1 GPS. As such, in an act of selfless generosity I offered to review of all four during a trip to Scotland to climb Ben Nevis.
Once upon a time if you wanted a camera bag you had to choose which type suited you best; a rucksack or a shoulder bag? Then, sling-bags came along that offered the benefits of both. With less than a week until I was due to take my children to Disneyland Paris, I still hadn’t sorted out how I was going to carry my camera gear. Then, as if conjured up by magic, an email arrived in my inbox asking if I’d review the Lowepro SlingShot 302 AW. Eureka!