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 10:47am 9/15/14 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 6:00am 9/15/14 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 11:26am 7/16/14 11:26am

Leica T Review: A Camera Should Not Be a Luxury Object

When Leica, the German company synonymous with design and quality, announces a new camera, people pay attention. The announcement of the Leica T, its new mirrorless camera system, was no exception. But when you're paying this kind of money, substance should be right there with style. » 6/19/14 4:12pm 6/19/14 4:12pm

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 5:43pm 6/09/14 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 6:11pm 4/06/14 6:11pm

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… » 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

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