Category Archives: Cameras

Fujifilm on the Rise

Fujifilm’s mirrorless camera bodies have been the talk of the town of late.  While the crop-sensor line has had a growing following for some time, and the recent updates for the X-Pro2 and X-T2 have only accelerated user enthusiasm, it’s … Continue reading

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Broadening the Options

Pentax has a long and storied history in photography, and now another marker has been laid down with the announcement of the  K-1 , their first digital 35mm full-frame SLR body to actually reach market. It will take some time … Continue reading

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CES 2016

Every year about this time the Consumer Electronics Show provides an opportunity for manufacturers to showcase their stuff.  One of the big announcements this week has been from Nikon. Faithful Nikonians have been waiting for an update to the very … Continue reading

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RAW?

One of the most significant evolutions in digital imaging was the introduction of RAW, the ability to record in-camera files of all the sensor information available at the time of exposure without additional processing.  [Note that different authors use different … Continue reading

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New High-megapixel Canon

It’s official—Canon has announced a major upgrade to their 5-series full-frame DSLR camera with a 50+ MP sensor and a host of internal features not seen before in any Canon body.  There are two versions; the 5Ds with a standard … Continue reading

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Show Over

Photokina 2014 has come and gone, though reviews and commentary will continue for some time. By most accounts, there weren’t too many stunning announcements, though as always there are enough new things to appeal to some segment of the photographic … Continue reading

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Pocket Camera

There are times when it’s simply not practical to carry a full-sized DSLR plus one or more lenses, but you still want the ability to record quality images—hence the quest for the high-grade pocket camera. Pockets vary in size, as … Continue reading

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Sensor Race

A few days ago Nikon announced a minor upgrade to their highly-regarded D800, to be called the D810. Pixel count stays the same (36.3MP), though the anti-aliasing filter has been removed entirely and there will only be one model instead … Continue reading

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Updated Sony Compact Camera

Sony has just released a significant update to their well-respected Cyber-shot RX100 camera which adds features not yet available in any other compact.  Using a relatively large 20.1MP 1”-type sensor, this RX100 III employs a new 24-70mm equivalent focal length … Continue reading

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“Affordable” Medium Format

Pentax is back in the news as Ricoh (its parent company) announces a significant update to their medium format digital body, now labeled 645Z.  Though an update of the previous 645D, the changes are big and important. Using the same … Continue reading

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