Hands-on: Sigma's World First 1:1 180mm F2.8 Macro Lens

Hands-on: Sigma's World First 1:1 180mm F2.8 Macro Lens

Sigma announced the Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM, the world’s first 180mm macro lens that offers a magnification ratio of 1:1 and a large maximum aperture of F2.8. We managed to snatch the lens from their booth at CES for a brief test.

Hands-on: Fujifilm X-Pro1

Hands-on: Fujifilm X-Pro1

Poised to challenge its rivals who have been in the interchangeable lens camera market for quite a while, the new Fujifilm X-Pro1 with its 16-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor is the new ILC to watch out for. Here's our brief hands-on with Fujifilm's star of the year from CES 2012.

Sony Alpha SLT-A65 - 24MP Photos at a Blistering 10 Frames Per Second

Sony Alpha SLT-A65 - 24MP Photos at a Blistering 10 Frames Per Second

Don't mistaken the SLT-A65 as a dumbed down version of the A77, for it still sports a 24.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, an OLED viewfinder, full HD progressive movie recording, and a burst speed of up to 10fps. Here's our verdict on this S$1,400 camera.

Nikon Announces the D4, Their Next-Gen Flagship DSLR

Nikon Announces the D4, Their Next-Gen Flagship DSLR

Nikon has revealed the details behind the D4 their next-generation flagship DSLR camera. The full-frame DSLR improves upon the 2-year old D3s in every which way, including better image and video performance as well as new Ethernet and XQD memory card ports.

Canon IXUS 1100 HS - A Sturdy Snap Shooter

Canon IXUS 1100 HS - A Sturdy Snap Shooter

8.5

Looking for a premium point-and-shoot camera? The 12.1-megapixel Canon IXUS 1100HS with 12x optical zoom and wide-angle 28mm lens seems to fit the bill from our assessment. It even comes with a 3.2-inch touchscreen interface, but does it interfere with usability? Find out the details after the jump.

First Looks: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8

First Looks: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 is a beautiful Micro Four Thirds lens that is perfect for portrait shooting. The fast f/1.8 aperture lets you grab quick shots in low-light and also pleasingly blur backgrounds to emphasize your subject. Here's a quick look at how the lens performs.

Sony Cyber-shot DCS-W570 - A Petite Compact for the Holidays

Sony Cyber-shot DCS-W570 - A Petite Compact for the Holidays

At first impression, the W570 is a very small and light compact camera which sports a metallic front fascia and a plastic back with a chrome lining. With so many compacts in the market these days, how will this one stand out? We dig in.

Canon PowerShot S100 - One of the Best Compact Cameras of 2011

Canon PowerShot S100 - One of the Best Compact Cameras of 2011

9.0

The PowerShot S100 represents Canon's highest performing digital compact camera, and it builds upon the successes of the S90 & S95, improving upon them in almost every way - almost. Read on to discover where the S100 triumphs and where it could use a little more work.

Sony Alpha NEX-7 - The Best There Is

Sony Alpha NEX-7 - The Best There Is

9.5
Editor's Choice

Is it overkill to have a 24.3-megapixel sensor in a mirrorless camera? What about an XGA OLED viewfinder? And let's not forget about the support for native progressive-scan full HD video. Yes, we're talking about the NEX-7, arguably the camera of 2011. Here's our full review.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 - A Top Still Photography Companion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 - A Top Still Photography Companion

9.0

The Panasonic GX1 is the successor to the popular GF1. It's been a long two-year wait for this camera, and we're eager to see if this is the Micro Four Thirds camera to get for Christmas.

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