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The Leica Q: A Droolworthy Camera That's More Than Just Luxury Design

Leica has spent the better part of the last decade peddling one or two great products, flanked by a bunch of overpriced “special editions”, and some re-branded Panasonic cameras (also overpriced). The Leica Q finally brings something new to the table. I spent a weekend with the Q, and here are my thoughts. »6/10/15 9:00am6/10/15 9:00am

Olympus E-M5 Mark II Review: The Original Retro Camera, Refined to a Tee

Beautiful retro design. Pro-level controls. So small. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 was the mirrorless camera for discerning photographers. Three years later, it's finally getting a update in the form of the new E-M5 Mark II. It provides some welcome improvements in feel and operation, plus a flashy trick or two. Is that… »3/20/15 1:00pm3/20/15 1:00pm

Samsung NX1 Review: A Mirrorless Camera Packing Heat But Lacking Glass

Samsung sells a crapload of cameras all around the world. But not for pros. At $1500, the new NX1 is the first Samsung cam packing enough power to be taken seriously by photography enthusiasts. It shoots 4K video and fires off super fast 15 frame-per-second bursts. It's a good camera... but maybe not good enough. »1/29/15 5:45pm1/29/15 5:45pm

Sony A7 Mark II Hands-On: Here's What 5-Axis Stabilization Can Do

The recent surprise announcement of Sony's a7 Mark II had people reeling about the first-ever 5-axis in-body stabilization on a full-frame camera. We recently got our meathooks on one of the new cams and wanted to show you just a bit of what it can do before giving it a more comprehensive report. »12/04/14 5:03pm12/04/14 5:03pm

Sony's A7 Mark II Camera Will Be Available Next Month For $1700

Last week Sony Japan hit us with a surprise announcement of the A7 Mark II, an upgrade over the popular full-frame mirrorless camera. The initial launch was only for Asia, which left people on this side of the pond a bit confused. Well, we now have pricing and U.S. availability for the new cam that sports wicked… »11/26/14 10:01am11/26/14 10:01am

Canon Lens Adapter for Sony Cams Adds a Whole New Level of Useful

When shooting in bright light, a neutral density filter can be extremely useful if you want to use a large aperture for some nice background blur. A new Canon EF to Sony E-mount adapter by Fotodiox incorporates a variable ND filter so you don't have to buy one for each lens. »11/04/14 11:32am11/04/14 11:32am

Sony a7 Owners Get a New Super-Wide Lens, With New Primes Coming Soon

Sony's trio of full-frame mirrorless cameras, the a7, a7r, and a7s, are wonderfully capable machines. Unfortunately there just aren't that many native lenses to choose from. Today, a new super-wide zoom enters the fold that will hopefully make these slick bodies more appealing, with some primes on the way. »9/15/14 10:47am9/15/14 10:47am

Samsung NX1: A 4K Video Chomping, 28-Megapixel Camera In a Compact Body

The new NX1 is the first Samsung interchangeable-lens camera that's truly compelling enough to consider alongside the competition. Its billboard feature: 4K video in a tiny package. But more than just trotting out of a glitzy, buzzy feature, the NX1 is loaded with advanced tech, including an industry-leading image… »9/15/14 6:00am9/15/14 6:00am

Sony A7s Review: The New King of Full-Frame Video

Sony's moves in the field of consumer electronics can seem genius at times, and baffling at others. Its new full-frame mirrorless camera, the A7s, is a little bit of both. It's a camera that looks and functions exactly as previous A7 models, but with a few very specific, and exciting, features especially suited to… »7/16/14 11:26am7/16/14 11:26am

Sony's A7s Could Be the New Champion of Low Light Cinematography

4K has securely replaced 3D as the buzzword feature on new TVs, and as content producers scramble to churn out genuine ultra HD content, it looks like Sony's new A7s just might be their weapon of choice. It trades the 36.4 megapixels of the A7R for a 12.2 megapixel sensor optimized to shoot incredible low-light video »6/09/14 5:43pm6/09/14 5:43pm

Sony A7s: Sony's Compact Full-Frame Camera Gets a Video Overhaul

Just a half-year after Sony announced the dope A7 and A7r full-frame compact interchangeable-lens cameras it's pushing out a new iteration of the mirrorless shooter. This one's built around video. It does 4K video, too—Sort of. It's not what people were expecting from the A7s, but it might be incredible anyway. »4/06/14 6:11pm4/06/14 6:11pm