First looks: Sony's new A7 II full-frame mirrorless camera

First looks: Sony's new A7 II full-frame mirrorless camera

FEATURE  /  12 Dec 2014

Sony had a hands-on media event yesterday to officially launch the A7 II (ILCE-7M2), so here's our detailed first impressions of the new full-frame mirrorless camera.

Travel photography: In search of old Japan

Travel photography: In search of old Japan

FEATURE  /  04 Dec 2014

How do you take good travel photographs that express how you feel about a place? I spent 10 days in Japan with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II, trying to find the answer. Here's what I saw in search of old Japan, and how I shot it.

An inside look at Nikon's DSLR production line

An inside look at Nikon's DSLR production line

FEATURE  /  01 Dec 2014

It's always interesting when you get to have a look at the insides of your creative gear to see exactly what makes it tick, so we were most excited to travel up to Nikon's Ayutthaya factory and come back with this report.

First looks at the Samsung NX1 professional camera

First looks at the Samsung NX1 professional camera

FEATURE  /  26 Nov 2014

Samsung's new NX1 camera is their first foray into cameras targeted squarely at professionals and serious enthusiasts, and we were on hand to get a quick first-hand experience of it.

First looks: Sigma dp2 Quattro camera

First looks: Sigma dp2 Quattro camera

FEATURE  /  19 Nov 2014

The Sigma dp2 Quattro is an unconventional camera that packs an APS-C sized, multi-layer Foveon sensor in a camera body that’s just about the size of a mirrorless camera but handles like a point and shoot class product. Find out what we thought about the camera from our quick hands-on.

Digital compacts have never been better as the camera industry braces for change

Digital compacts have never been better as the camera industry braces for change

BLOG  /  06 Nov 2014

Now's a pretty interesting period for digital compact cameras. As sales of point-and-shoots continue to slip, I was sure the compact was going the way of the dodo. Surprisingly, we're actually seeing more variety and better quality as camera manufacturers have chosen to focus their efforts on putting out enthusiast-level cameras.

Nikon D750 review

Nikon D750: Nikon serves up a winner

REVIEW  /  30 Oct 2014

Nikon's finally released a successor to the popular D700 camera, the new D750, and it again offers an excellent combination of features that will appeal to both professionals and enthusiasts in an easy to handle form. A recipe for success?

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 review

Panasonic Lumix LX100 - Big sensor, big potential

REVIEW  /  27 Oct 2014

With Canon's PowerShot G7 X jumping on the 1-inch sensor bandwagon, and Sony dominating the digital compact scene with its Cyber-shot RX100 series, Panasonic throws a curve-ball with the Lumix LX100. Inside it is a Micro Four Thirds sensor. Can it overthrow the competition?

A day of shooting with the HTC RE camera

A day of shooting with the HTC RE camera

FEATURE  /  10 Oct 2014

HTC's RE camera is a big departure from the company's usual offerings. The tiny handheld 'lifestyle' camera is armed with a 16MP f/2.2 lens and a single shutter button for photos and videos. That's it, no viewfinder, no flash module, no options menu. It's the epitome of point and shoot. We took it out for a day in New York.

Canon PowerShot G7 X review

Canon PowerShot G7 X: Can it dethrone the Sony RX100 III?

REVIEW  /  06 Oct 2014

The top of the compact camera segment has been dominated by Sony's CyberShot RX100 series for the last two years, but with Canon's new PowerShot G7 X that also boasts a compact frame with a 1-inch sensor and all that you expect out of Canon's prosumer series, including ease of use, it seems Sony has just met its toughest challenger yet.

Fujifilm X-T1 review

You can't go wrong with the weather-resistant Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless camera

REVIEW  /  17 Sep 2014

The X-T1 is Fujifilm's first DSLR-style, weather-resistant mirrorless camera in its X series. When paired with a weather-resistant lens like the Fujinon XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 WR OIS, this good-looking and performing camera is a dream come true for many camera enthusiasts. More after the jump.

Canon announces 4 new cameras, including the highly anticipated EOS 7D Mk II & PowerShot G7 X

Canon announces 4 new cameras, including the highly anticipated EOS 7D Mk II & PowerShot G7 X

FEATURE  /  16 Sep 2014

Tapping into the F1 theme, Canon held a launch for the highly anticipated EOS 7D Mk II, with three new lenses in tow. Also announced are three new PowerShot compact cameras, including the PowerShot G7 X that packs a 20MP, 1-inch-type sensor. More details after the jump.

First looks: Nikon D750 full-frame DSLR & Coolpix S6900 selfie camera

First looks: Nikon D750 full-frame DSLR & Coolpix S6900 selfie camera

FEATURE  /  15 Sep 2014

Nikon just announced the enthusiast-oriented D750 full-frame DSLR, a new 20mm F1.8 lens, a new Speedlight, as well as a new Coolpix camera. We had a chance to have a quick look at these products before they hit the stores here, and here are our first impressions.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III review

Is the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III the best compact camera ever made?

REVIEW  /  08 Sep 2014

Sony is back with the third version of its RX100 prosumer compact, which is sensibly called the RX100 III. Except this time it’s two hundred dollars more expensive, at S$1,199. The company thinks that the faster lens and built-in electronic viewfinder justify the increase in price, but does it really add value to the entire package?

Experience freestyle photography with the Casio Exilim EX-FR10

Experience freestyle photography with the Casio Exilim EX-FR10

FEATURE  /  02 Sep 2014

We traveled to Japan to take a closer look at Casio's new Exilim EX-FR10, a surprisingly fun outdoors digital camera with a detachable modular body.

Olympus Pen E-PL7 review

Hands-on: Olympus' Latest Pen E-PL7

REVIEW  /  28 Aug 2014

Meet Olympus' newest Pen, the E-PL7. Here are our first impressions of this new addition to the Pen family.

Fujifilm X30 review

Hands-on with the Fujifilm X-30: Frankly, it's pretty good

REVIEW  /  26 Aug 2014

A successor to the X-20, Fujifilm's X-30 brings an electronic viewfinder and other new features to the table. Here's a quick look at its key features.

Hands-on with the Nikon D810 DSLR (Updated with pricing and availability)

Hands-on with the Nikon D810 DSLR (Updated with pricing and availability)

FEATURE  /  18 Jul 2014

Nikon's latest D810 HD DSLR camera features the same resolution as its predecessors - 36.3 megapixels - but offers much better ISO performance and a whole host of movie recording functions. We share our first impressions.

A photo journal with the Leica T mirrorless camera

A photo journal with the Leica T mirrorless camera

FEATURE  /  15 Jul 2014

We took the Leica T out for a walk down Tiong Bahru district of Singapore to see just how its 16.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor would fare, and brought back some images to share.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II - Refreshed and Improved

REVIEW  /  10 Jul 2014

After a two-year wait, Canon releases the successor to the PowerShot G1 X. So has the Mark II improved on the issues that plagued the original? We gave the chunky, but powerful PowerShot G1 X Mark II a good test run to find out.

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