Category Archives: Cameras

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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Form, Function, and Retro Design

Many camera makers are now offering bodies with “retro” design, like the Nikon Df, hoping that nostalgia will lure more customers.  Too often this detracts from camera usability instead of improving it. There’s nothing wrong with liking the appearance of … Continue reading

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New Canon EOS Body

Yesterday Canon announced the latest evolution to their midrange APS-C EOS DSLR line—the 70D.  While it won’t be available until September, by all accounts it looks to be an important upgrade with a host of desirable features. The most significant … Continue reading

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