The Nikon D3400 is one of the most popular DSLRs for first-time shooters. It’s very simple to use and small enough that you can take it anywhere. It offers excellent control over things like exposure and focus and can be used with many of the great Nikon lenses. The D3400 is a very modestly updated
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The Nikon D5100 comes with significant upgrades over its predecessor, the Nikon D5000. The feature set that it offers along with its pricing shows that it can easily sit between the beginner-friendly D3100 and the high-end D7000. The D5100 is presented as an upper-entry-level DSLR and is clearly aimed at enthusiast photographers. It features the
The Nikon COOLPIX B500 is a bridge camera aimed at the beginner audience or enthusiasts who are looking for a simple travel camera. It features a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor paired with 40x optical zoom. It also allows you to activate a digital zoom up to 80x. With Nikon’s SnapBridge technology you can constantly link this
Instant film cameras, like the Leica SOFORT, may seem like a weird concept in the digital age, but they do have their uses. But they have a cost per exposure, the quality isn’t the best, and they have a limited range of applications. If you remember these things the first time around, the biggest buzz
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K was a hotly anticipated product on its first release. One of the main reasons for this was the promise of high-end footage, excellent lowlight performance, and great dynamic range. This is an updated version and promises to bring better quality with added features. Now that we have had some
In 2014, Canon added the T5 to its popular Rebel line. The Canon EOS Rebel T5 carries on the heritage of this entry-level DSLR series with a jump in the megapixel count and better video facilities. This type of DSLR is clearly aimed at the beginner user, with just enough features to obtain quality images,
The first steps into buying a DSLR can be quite daunting. It’s not just about buying a camera body. You’re then thrust into the world of interchangeable lenses and how that side of things work. Luckily, camera manufacturers produce entry-level DSLRs to fit most budgets. One example is the Canon EOS 4000D, also referred to
The Sony a6400 camera comes with a broad feature set. It has been introduced to address the needs of many photographers and especially those enthusiasts interested in getting a more sophisticated mirrorless camera with an affordable price tag. Sony has equipped the a6400 with some of its state-of-the-art technology, most notably the incredibly advanced autofocusing
The Sony a7S II is a full-frame camera designed for challenging lighting conditions. The a7R II, its brother, was introduced with a 42-megapixel sensor to provide a great amount of detail, but the resolution of this camera is reduced to 12 megapixels with improved low light performance compared to other a7 series models. Design and
You’d be forgiven for thinking the Light L16 Camera is some weird smartphone with crazy decals on one side. However, the reality is L16 has different lenses that can work together to produce either huge images or various focal lengths and apertures. The concept takes what is currently happening with the latest smartphones with multiple
The Nikon D750 is a significant release of the company as its a full-frame DSLR which provides many of the features of the D610 and the D810, while sitting in between the two. Some aspects such as faster continuous shooting and improved autofocus system better than what can be found in the D810 and with
If you have recently shifted from a smartphone and trying to learn to use a proper camera for photography, then the Olympus PEN E-PL9 is designed for you, because the company is targeting the same audience with the launch of this camera. With its bigger sensor and more powerful features, it delivers some great quality
The Panasonic LUMIX DC-ZS200 (or TZ200 to the rest of the world) is an ultra-compact camera aimed at the travel market. Its standout features include the impressive 24-360mm focal range, UHD 4K video, five-axis Hybrid IS, and Leica-inspired lens for good measure. The camera follows on from the respected ZS100 with improvements where it matters.
Back in 2017, Sony released the first generation of the Sony RX0. It did not boom as the company probably expected due to the strong competition it faced with GoPro cameras. But what Sony did was impressive with all the features it put in such a compact body. If the word got around quicker, the
The story, as I heard it, was that after Dr. Land took a picture of a young relative, the child asked, “Why can’t I see it now?” Sometime after that, the instant photography market was born. In these days of digital imaging and social media, it seems that few people even think about that original
With mirrorless cameras now on the market, DSLRs have had some heavy competition especially since mirrorless cameras are so compact and light. Well, Nikon just shifted the game a bit with its release of the D3500, an upgraded version of the D3400. This new model has become Nikon’s cheapest, simplest, and lightest DSLR camera yet.
The Fujifilm X-E3 is the most recent addition to the X-Series mirrorless cameras. It replaces the old X-E2S and features 24.3MP X-Trans COMS III Sensor. The X-T2 and X-T20 were designed to compete against DSLR cameras with a central viewfinder while the X-E3 features the rangefinder style design such as the X-Pro2, but with a
The release of the Canon EOS RP did not shake the camera market. Due to many companies innovating the types of cameras they are releasing, there have been inexpensive, full-frame cameras already on the market. When it comes to the EOS RP, the features tend to be similar to older models but for a cheaper
It may seem odd that the likes of Nikon have come late to the action camera territory, but better late than never and now with the KeyMission 80, the company is hitting the VR-ready video market. The 360 4K market isn’t overflowing with competitors as yet, so we will see if the long-standing camera makers
Olympus has the experience and a reputation for making rugged cameras. Its Tough Series has amped up the competition as there are more rugged point-and-shoot cameras out on the market but the TG-Tracker is Olympus’ first true action camera. The Olympus Tough TG-Tracker is one that stands out from the rest, simply through its design.
As the camera industry is evolving, Leica is making sure that it is keeping up with the evolution. Nowadays, it is common to see compact cameras with large sensors so the competition between many companies is at an all-time high. These types of compact cameras are so popular because they can deliver the same top-of-the-line
The Kodak PIXPRO S-1 is a Micro Four Thirds camera hitting the market for those buying into their first camera with interchangeable lenses. It’s an all in one package, except for a built-in flash (only a hot shoe), providing stills and video, along with some not so obvious features like 360-degree scan panorama, Full HD
When the launch of the Sony RX0 dropped, the camera industry was shaken up. Sony has been known for creating incredible, high-quality cameras but this small and compact camera was different. As a company that has been making its presence known in the camera world, many were wondering if Sony could be a leading brand.
For those wanting a dedicated 4K video machine with a huge zoom range, optical image stabilization, and good low-light performance, the Panasonic HC-VX1 seems to tick all the boxes. However, it does come with some caveats which we will check out below and see if everything in this all-in-one dedicated box fits well into this
SeaLife is probably a company you never heard of in the camera industry. And when it comes to buying a rugged, waterproof camera, the DC2000 might not be the first camera to think of. But if you are looking for a compact camera that can go quite a few feet underwater, the SeaLife DC2000 could
When Canon released the original EOS 6D, it started the movement of having a beginner’s camera with a full-frame system. Nikon was also following the same concept with the D600. Of course, the value of the camera was all due to the size of the sensor. But once Canon launched the EOS 6D Mark II,
Since the advent of the tiny, do-it-all action camera, it’s not just the main players hogging the market anymore. Other models provide similar features and at different price points. Here we will look at the Goolsky Hawkeye Firefly 8SE 4K Action Camera to see if it not only measures up to the rest but also
Olympus launched the OM-D E-M10 Mark III as a way to incorporate all consumers to the OM-D series. This mirrorless camera is an entry-level camera that allows people to get familiar with the manual system of a camera. Since it was designed to be an entry-level camera, the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III is easier
The Leica X-U (Typ 113) is the second and upgraded version of the X (Typ 113), which was released back in 2014. The X (Typ 113) is a quality camera that captures top-notch images but there were a few downfalls to it like its slow focus and operational quirks. With the X-U (Typ 113), Leica
Sony has replaced many of the cameras that used to be branded with the NEX moniker, and so the a5100 has replaced the NEX-5T. Although the camera has the same shape as its predecessor, Sony has installed the same excellent 24.3 million pixel sensor and Bionz X processor as used in the a6000. The number