Medium Format at its best: Fuji GFX 50S

Fuji announced the price of its new medium format camera GFX 50S: $6500, even cheaper than the bulkier Pentax 645Z. As the competing Hasselblad X1D-50c was announced with a $9k price tag this will certainly convince more DSLR owners to invest in medium format. In my eyes this is not about megapixels but about sensors – and it will be interesting how Canon and Nikon will compete in 2017.

Fujifilm X-T2

The X-T2 isn't just an X-T1 with more pixels, it looks like a major step forward and a very capable camera: 24MP X-Trans CMOS sensor 325 AF points (169 with phase detection) 5 fps continuous shooting with live view updates, 8 fps … [Continue reading]

Sony a6300 – the camera that both Nikon and Canon fear

Sony announced the a6300, a mirrorless camera with a newly developed sensor: 24 MP APS-C sensor Uninterrupted live view at up to 8 fps 425 point on-sensor AF system (phase detection) Up to 11 fps ISO up to 51,200 4K video One of the … [Continue reading]

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Canon has announced the new flagship Canon EOS-1D X Mark II: New 20.2MP CMOS sensor Dual DIGIC 6+ processors 4k video at 60p, 1080p with up to 120 fps Up to 14 fps (16 fps with mirror lock up) ISO 100-51200, boostable to 409600 61-point … [Continue reading]

First test report on Nikon D5: killer AF and low ISO

Ole J Liodden had a Nikon D5 for two months and made 50,000 exposures. He now posted a very interesting field review: He reports serious improvements when using long lenses and speaks about a killer AF: "This is a big upgrade, and made … [Continue reading]