Sony a6000 Review: A Solid Mirrorless Camera That's a Small Step Up

Pretty much all mirrorless cameras—Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, to name a couple—with APS-C size sensors can take a damn fine picture these days. The a6000 does its best to stand out with a pinch of style and updated tech, but it's still largely the same as the camera it's replacing, 2012's NEX-6. » 4/18/14 2:00pm Friday 2:00pm

Panasonic GM1 Review: A Bite-Size Mirrorless Camera With Pedigree

When Panasonic introduced the Lumix GM1 late last year, it was met with equal parts confusion and wonder. Is it really a good idea to pair such a tiny size with interchangeable lenses? To be honest, we're still not quite sure. » 4/11/14 1:20pm 4/11/14 1:20pm

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

The Very First Mirrorless Camera Was a Gem Made by Epson. Yep. Epson.

By 2010, the mirrorless camera had become a model on the rise, with Sony, Olympus, and Panasonic each pushing their new compact interchangeable-lens systems on the world. But the very first mirrorless camera came years before, made by a company known mostly for printers. » 1/28/14 2:13pm 1/28/14 2:13pm

​Sony A7, A7r Review: So Long DSLRs, Hello Future of Photography

The full-frame camera has been synonymous with the most high-end DSLRs—the biggest, the priciest. Not anymore. A new breed of camera that's light on its feet but packs the best image quality outside of pro-grade gear is here, and it starts with Sony's new A7 series. » 11/22/13 2:40pm 11/22/13 2:40pm

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

Leaked: A Fuji Mirrorless Camera That Won't Destroy Your Bank Account

Alongside their efforts to court enthusiast photographers, Fujifilm wants you to know that they have options for those with shallow pockets. This leaked image of the upcoming X-A1 hints at a mirrorless camera for just that sort of photographer. » 9/06/13 12:20pm 9/06/13 12:20pm

Sony NEX-6 Review: A Sweet Spot in a Sea of Mirrorless Cameras

Sony seems content with rolling out endless variations on its popular line of mirrorless cameras. The final one for 2012, the NEX-6, fills out the pricier end between the NEX-5R and the NEX-7, but can it find a foothold to thrive among so many siblings? » 12/10/12 3:55pm 12/10/12 3:55pm

Hasselblad's Ridiculously Expensive Mirrorless Camera At Least Looks…

Hasselblad, a company known mostly for making professional medium-format film and digital cameras, announced its plans to release a small mirrorless camera meant to bring the coveted Hasselblad name to a broader market. The project is dubbed "Lunar," possibly because it costs as much as a moon rock. » 9/18/12 9:48am 9/18/12 9:48am

Sony NEX-6: Inexpensive, Compact, Slick Handling—The Perfect DSLR…

Sony's been grinding on compact, interchangeable-lens cameras: It's got three different lines (NEX 3, 5, 7) going at different price points, and they're all spectacular. The Sony NEX 6 is the latest for everyone who loves using the high-end NEX-7 but hates the price. » 9/12/12 12:00am 9/12/12 12:00am

Sony NEX-5R: Sony's Touchscreen Mirrorless Monster Gets Improved…

Sony has been releasing new, tweaked versions of its NEX cameras every year to impressive results. Today we got our first look at its latest, the Sony NEX-5R—the follow-up to last year's NEX-5N, which is one beast of a mirrorless camera. The new shooter introduces a new "Fast Hybrid" autofocus system, WI-Fi connectivity… » 8/29/12 10:42am 8/29/12 10:42am

Canon EOS M: Finally, a Tiny Camera Designed to Slurp HD Video That…

Canon's compact, large-sensor camera is finally here. Until now, Canon was the last major manufacturer that didn't offer a mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera, and from what we can tell it was worth the wait. The Canon EOS M looks like a beast. And it's pretty cheap, too. Get ready to swoon. » 7/23/12 12:00am 7/23/12 12:00am

Sony NEX-F3 Review: The Best Photos $600 Can Buy

To create the NEX-F3, Sony took its predecessor—the best-in-class NEX-C3—loaded it with revamped hardware aimed at everyday consumers, and gave the camera's shooting specs a boost. The finished product looks promising, and the price remains $600. Is it still the best camera in its category? » 6/12/12 5:30pm 6/12/12 5:30pm

Is the Canon T4i a Future Mirrorless Camera Hiding In Plain Sight?

The just announced Canon EOS Rebel T4i brings two industry leading features to the company's budget DSLR line: Continuous autofocus in Live View mode and touchscreen controls. They make the digital rebel easier to use than ever. But these new technologies could also mean that Canon's prepping a long-overdue compact,… » 6/08/12 9:00pm 6/08/12 9:00pm