Cameras and Lenses Category Archive - Page 5

Recommended Sony A7 III Settings

Released five years after the original A7, the Sony A7III marks the third generation of Sony’s ‘entry’ level full-frame mirrorless camera series. Based around an updated 24.2-megapixel back-illuminated full-frame sensor, the A7 III punches well above its weight with a rich feature including a 693 phase-detect autofocus system, 10 frames…

Canon EOS RP vs EOS R

Now that Canon has released its full-frame mirrorless EOS RP camera for just $1300, let’s take a look at how it compares head-to-head against the Canon EOS R. The two cameras actually have a lot of differences under the hood, both minor and major, in everything from autofocus to sensor…

Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Announcement

Today Nikon unveiled its first professional-grade lens for the Z mount, the Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S, for $2299. After the release of 35mm f/1.8 S, 50mm f/1.8 S and two f/4 zoom lenses, Nikon decided to add an f/2.8 lens to its arsenal of Z-series lenses to appeal professional…

Nikon Z 24-70mm f/4 S Review

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S was released together with the 35mm f/1.8 S and 50mm f/1.8 S as one of the first Z-series Nikon lenses. To see exactly how the lens measures up, we tested four different samples of the 24-70mm f/4. After all, this is one of…

Not Long Ago, Lenses Were Much Lighter

Recently, I started to wonder just how much heavier lenses have gotten on today’s market – both DSLR and mirrorless. The question started when Nikon and Canon’s mirrorless launches each included lenses that dwarfed the camera bodies, and it grew stronger when Sigma announced a 1.3 kilogram 40mm f/1.4 lens…

Exploring Spiders With the Tiny Sensor Olympus TG-5

I recently added an Olympus TG-5 to my photography kit to address some niche requirements that I had for a small, tough, weatherproof camera. One of the capabilities that intrigued me was the TG-5’s microscopic setting. This article shares some images and discusses exploring spiders with a tiny sensor.

Sony A7 III Review

Calling the A7 series ‘entry-level’ is a bit misleading, rather it is less specialized and seeks to appeal to a broader range of photographers at an accessible price point. It doesn’t offer the same high resolution as the A7R series, the same low-light and video-centric features of the A7S series…

Canon T6 vs T6i

Two of the most popular cameras today are the Canon Rebel T6 and T6i (also known as 1300D and 750D). But which one is better for you? The comparison below covers everything you need to know about the T6 and T6i. Although these aren’t particularly new cameras – announced in…