Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4

The Panasonic GH4 is a mirrorless 16 MP Live MOS Sensor camera housed in a magnesium alloy body that can record 4K video. It has a newly developed Venus Engine processor that has been enhanced with a quad-core CPU to handle the high data rate. While the GH4 can be thought of as a pro … Read more

SIGMA dp Quattro

It is rare that a company will completely redesign the look and feel of their cameras when bringing forth new and updated sensor technology, but that is what SIGMA has done to in their new dp Quattro line-up. The SIGMA dp Quattro is a completely redesigned home for the next generation Foveon X3 ‘direct image’ … Read more

SIGMA Mount Conversion Service

While photographers might be attracted to a new format or different brand camera, the ownership and investment in legacy lenses of a specific mount may stop them from exploring new options for their image making. The SIGMA Mount Conversion Service offers the opportunity to change the mount on a specific set of SIGMA brand lenses, … Read more

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS100V

The ‘actioncam’ POV category is hot, and Sony’s AS100V offers a wide variety of WiFi and connection options, built in GPS and both still (13.5 MP) and video (XAVC-S 60p available) recording capabilities. The diminutive (about 1 x 2 x 3 inches) unit has an advanced image stabilization system and built-in stereo mic, plus an … Read more

Sony Alpha 7R

The Sony Alpha 7R is the smallest and lightest CSC camera with a full-frame chip, it being the 36.4 MP Exmor CMOS sensor with no low-pass filter. With handling and access to controls and image parameters that will be familiar to and welcomed by photographers, other feature highlights include Auto HDR, numerous Picture Effects, manual … Read more

Sony FDR-AX100

4K video offers higher resolution than HD, and the Sony AX100 is among the first to deliver it in a ‘standard’ camcorder design. The unit has a 1-inch Exmor R sensor and delivers 14 MP and 20 MP still capture. It offers a variety of recording options, including XAVC-S, AVCHD and MP4. The unit has … Read more

Sony QX series

Rather than rely on the smartphone for making quick images and videos on the go, Sony?s DSC-QX100 (20 MP, Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* lens) and DSC QX-10 (18.2 MP, Sony G lens) are ‘lens style’ cameras that use the smartphone as the transmitter of high-quality images and videos it records. Using Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile app, … Read more

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD

The Tamron 150-600 mm lens, for full-frame and APS-C DSLRS (with 1.5X magnification factor) incorporates VC (Vibration Compensation, Tamron’s image stabilization technology), a fast USD (ultrasonic silent drive), and eBAND (extended bandwidth and angular dependency) coating, for flare and ghosting reduction. The lens employs 20 elements in 13 groups, with the front group containing 3 … Read more

Thule Perspektiv series

Marked by an ergonomic chassis system that provides an excellent balance of support, cushioning and breathability, the Thule Perspektiv series comes in a variety of sizes and configurations to match every camera and gear carrying need. Their ‘Cloudburst’ construction, with welded and taped critical seams, including a hideaway rain fly, specially treated fabric and YKK … Read more

ZEISS Touit series

Available for Fujifilm X-mount and Sony E-mount series cameras, the ZEISS Touit family of f/2.8 12mm and f/1.8 32mm lenses have recently been joined by the f/2.8 50mm Macro. Among the top tested lenses, all three raise the quality bar for the CSC format class. Offering 1:1 magnification, the Touit 2.8/50M is also a perfect … Read more