Sony's A7s Low Light Test Shows Off Crazy Ability to See in the Dark

Sony's recently announced A7s boasts some pretty mind-boggling light sensitivity. Even though the camera hasn't reached the hands of the masses yet, Sony posted this low-light test to give you an idea of its ability to laugh at darkness. » 4/11/14 10:22am 4/11/14 10:22am

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 6:11pm 4/06/14 6:11pm

Samsung NX Mini: A Tiny New Camera System For the Selfie Generation

Samsung's new interchangeable-lens camera system focuses on good looks, small size, and connectivity. Oh, and selfies. It's called the NX Mini, and it will hit the shelves in April with a $450 and $550 kit » 3/18/14 10:00pm 3/18/14 10:00pm

Fujifilm X-T1 Review: Feast for the Eyes, Frustration for the Fingers

Fuji's new top-of-the-line mirrorless camera is packed with functionality, aiming to smash through the shortcomings of i's popular but imperfect X series line. The X-T1 has plenty of power, but can't help tripping over its own feet. » 2/27/14 2:25pm 2/27/14 2:25pm

Why Even Canon's Competition Wants It to Take Mirrorless Seriously

Photographers have been urging Canon and Nikon, the two camera making titans, to put their hearts into the still-budding mirrorless camera market for years. It's gotten to the point that even their competitors, like Fujifilm, want them to get with the times. » 2/21/14 11:03am 2/21/14 11:03am

​Olympus OM-D E-M10 Review: A Classic Camera Made Adorably Small

With cameras, smaller is generally better—until you get so small that you sacrifice key features for the sake of miniaturization. The Olympus OM-D E-M10 mirrorless camera tries to strike the right balance, and gets a lot of things right. » 2/13/14 4:50pm 2/13/14 4:50pm

Sony A6000: A Sweet Interchangeable-Lens Camera With a Touch Of Sour

Sony A6000, the latest in the company's line of excellent sub-$1000 interchangeable-lens compacts, follows the same pattern we saw with the A5000 announced last month: Upgraded specs all around, on a slightly more advanced shooter. It's formulaic, maybe, but that's not a bad thing when you're talking about these little … » 2/11/14 11:00pm 2/11/14 11:00pm

Panasonic's Lumix GH4 Packs 4K Video Into a Sweet Mirrorless Shooter

Accessible 4K video shooting is still in its infancy, but it was only a matter of time before it started showing up in consumer cameras. The Panasonic GH line's history of robust video capability makes it a natural fit for 4K, and the new Lumix GH4 squeezes as much as it can into a familiar frame. » 2/06/14 11:00pm 2/06/14 11:00pm

Olympus OM-D E-M10: The Sub-$1000 Compact Camera We've Been Waiting For

Olympus first introduced the OM-D E-M5 a few years ago to photographers that were eager for a compact interchangeable-lens camera that felt as powerful as they knew these cameras could be. Two years later we're getting a great OM-D at a price we can actually afford. » 1/29/14 1:00am 1/29/14 1:00am

Leaked Images of New Olympus OM-D Show Smaller But Similar Body

Last year saw the release of the Olympus OM-D EM-1, a body built for pros with a huge grip and tons of bells and whistles. It looks like Olympus is starting out 2014 with another OM-D body, this time built for a slightly less advanced tier of buyers. These leaked images show the goods. » 1/17/14 10:54am 1/17/14 10:54am

Sony A7r and A7 First Impressions: Full-Frame Power, Palm-Sized Camera

A few weeks ago, Sony wowed photography nerds with something actually new: Two mirrorless, interchangeable-lens cameras with full-frame image sensors, the same big chips used in professional DSLRs. The compact design is a marvel on its own, and after using the cameras for a few days, I can safely say that, yes, these… » 11/01/13 12:20pm 11/01/13 12:20pm

Fujifilm XQ1: Fuji's New Tiny Cam Packs Tons of Power in Your Pocket

When Fujifilm announced its beautiful pocket camera, the XF1, last year we were genuinely psyched, which made the camera's disappointing handling even more of a bummer. With the XQ1, Fuji has fixed some of the XF1's annoyances and packed in the same hot image sensor that's on the badass X20. Now we're talking. » 10/18/13 12:30am 10/18/13 12:30am

Panasonic GM1: A Pint-Sized, Adorable Mirrorless Camera

Panasonic's new Lumix GM1 is the first camera in a new line of mirrorless, interchangeable-lens cameras that will prioritize style and portability over blockbuster features. Damn, this thing is freaking tiny like a point-and-shoot. » 10/17/13 12:00am 10/17/13 12:00am

Sony A7 and A7r: Mirrorless Cameras Have (Finally!) Gone Full-Frame

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras have come a long way in only a few years. And after gradually layering on new features and capability, they've finally reached an apex in Sony's new A7 and A7r models, both of which sport that big and beautiful bastion of image quality—the full-frame sensor. » 10/16/13 2:00am 10/16/13 2:00am

Nikon AW1: A Rugged, Waterproof Mirrorless Camera Could Make a Splash

Nikon's new AW1 is the first waterproof interchangeable-lens camera we're aware of, and we have to admit that even if it seems a tad niche, it's refreshing to see Nikon dive into something new. This camera will definitely be a lot of fun, but more importantly, it's a smart design direction for the company's line of… » 9/19/13 12:00am 9/19/13 12:00am

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Hands-On: So Hot You Won't Believe It's Mirrorless

The interchangeable-lens OM-D E-M1 is so much camera you won't believe it's mirroress. The E-M1 is the successor to 2010's E-5, the last Olympus camera with a mirror box and an optical viewfinder. I just shot with one of the first units in the world at the Oly launch event in New York, and I'm certain that almost no… » 9/10/13 12:00am 9/10/13 12:00am

Sony A3000: The Cheapest Beginner DSLR Ever (Well, Sorta-DSLR)

Sony's A3000 DLSR is cheap. Super cheap. It costs $400 paired with a 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens. These days, that's more or less the price of an advanced point-and-shoot camera from Canon, and it's considerably cheaper than Sony's badass RX100 II point-and-shoot. So what gives? And what's up with DSLRs? » 8/27/13 12:00am 8/27/13 12:00am