Pro Pro filters have been around for a couple years; however, I saw them for the first time at PhotoPlus 2013. The filters are designed for GoPro cameras and offer polarized, macro, underwater and ND options. [Read more…]
Fuji Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Hands-On
The Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic is Fujifilm’s latest foray into the instant film camera market. Fujifilm’s previous Instax cameras have been very popular; however, none have had a classic design like the new Instax Mini 90 – it looks very nice in person. [Read more…]
Canon CPS Repairs and Cleaning
At PhotoPlus 2013, Canon CPS was performing repairs and cleanings on DSLRs. Below are a couple of shots of CPS techs in action. [Read more…]
Sony QX10 and QX100 Hands-On
Sony continues to push the imaging industry with new concepts in a number of different directions. The new Sony QX10 and QX100 camera/lens modules for smartphones is one of those wildly different ideas.
And I love the idea of how Sony is pushing the boundaries with the QX10 and QX100.
After having an opportunity to use the QX10 and QX100 a bit at PhotoPlus 2013, I feel like the execution in this first generation, however, leaves something to be desired. [Read more…]
Nikon D5200 Equipped with Spotting Scope at 2,625mm Focal Length
I ran across this crazy setup at the Nikon booth at PhotoPlus 2013. This is a Nikon D5200 equipped with the FSA-L2 field scope adapter and the Nikon EDG VR Fieldscope 20-60×85 spotting scope.
This combo produces a 750-2,625mm equivalent field of view on the Nikon D5200 (taking into account the 1.5x crop factor). [Read more…]
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Hands-On
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is the flagship camera in Olympus’ Micro Four Thirds mirrorless lineup. When you pick up the camera, it certainly feels like a flagship model. The tough, magnesium alloy body is immediately apparent, as are the plentiful controls available via external buttons, dials and switches. [Read more…]
Fuji XQ1 Hands-On
The Fuji XQ1 is a pocket-sized camera with a 12MP X-Trans CMOS sensor. It is very light and really the perfect size for a compact pocket camera. [Read more…]
Fuji X-A1 Hands-On
The Fuji X-A1 resides at the low end of the Fuji X-Series lineup of mirrorless cameras. The camera is so small and light. It feels much like a point and shoot camera in your hand when equipped with the Fuji XF 27mm f/2.8 pancake lens (40.5mm equivalent on a full frame camera). [Read more…]
Fuji X-E2 Hands-On
The Fuji X-E2 is very much an evolution of the popular Fuji X-E1. It has the same great look and feel, which hearkens back to the rangefinders of yesteryear. [Read more…]
Sony FDR-AX1 4K Camcorder Hands-On
The Sony FDR-AX1 is a 4K camcorder that comes in at a low $4498 price tag and is really the first of its kind in bringing affordable 4K to the masses with its lightweight XAVC-S codec. [Read more…]