Photography

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III now in development with these new features

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III now in development with these new features

Rather than be defeated by them, camera makers have risen up to the challenge posed by smartphones to upgrade their product lines and raise the bar even higher for professional digital photography. DSLRs have always been that standard aspired by pros and Canon is making another attempt to cement its position in that market. Even while it's still in development, the camera maker is already teasing the qualities of the upcoming EOS-1D X Mark III to help buyers prepare their wallets for when it does finally land.

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Full Fujifilm X-Pro3 price, release date range, specs official at last

Full Fujifilm X-Pro3 price, release date range, specs official at last

The newest Fujifilm X-Pro series interchangeable lens camera was revealed in full today. The Fujifilm X-Pro3 mirrorless digital camera is the successor to the X-Pro2, released all the way back in March of 2016. This newest model has a collection of odd and/or powerful features that make it a unique blend of discrete and unique.

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Pixel 4 on DxOMark fails to take the crown

Pixel 4 on DxOMark fails to take the crown

When Google jumped on the smartphone market as its manufacturer, there were some doubts about the single-camera system on the first Pixel. Google blew the public's mind, however, at what it could accomplish with only a single sensor and a lot of sophisticated software. That trick, unfortunately, may have grown old by last year's Pixel 3 and so, finally, Google added one, just one, camera on the Pixel 4. It still managed to yield good results, based on DxOMark's tests, but Google's formula may be starting to show its age and its limitations.

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III hands-on: compact and even more powerful

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III hands-on: compact and even more powerful

While digital cameras still have the advantage of power and features over even the most sophisticated smartphones, they often lose out when it comes to ubiquity. If the best tool is the one that you have with you always, then smartphones have a distinct advantage over the powerful yet heavy professional cameras. Olympus says you no longer have to choose with the new OM-D E-M5 Mark III. Combining the lineage of its predecessor and the higher-grade OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the new interchangeable lens touts advanced features from the company's high-end OM-D kits but shrunken down to a handier and more rugged size.

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The Pixel 4 camera is brilliant and frustrating

The Pixel 4 camera is brilliant and frustrating

When Google unveiled the Pixel 4, all eyes were on its cameras. Google pushed computational photography into the limelight, and the Pixel 4's upgrades to Portrait Mode and Super Res Zoom, along with new features like Astrophotography Mode, promise to keep it ahead of the smartphone pack. So, I set out to see just how well the Pixel 4's new camera features held up in practice.

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Nikon Z50 is the maker’s first DX-format mirrorless camera

Nikon Z50 is the maker’s first DX-format mirrorless camera

Nikon has expanded its Z Series camera line with the new Z50, the company's first DX-format mirrorless camera. The new model comes with a much lower price tag than the previously launched Nikon Z 6 and Z 7 models. The new Z50 mirrorless camera packs a number of notable features, including the Z mount for compatibility with Nikon's NIKKOR Z DX and Z FX lenses, as well as a large touch display and more.

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Sigma’s pocket-sized full-frame mirrorless camera arrives for preorder

Sigma’s pocket-sized full-frame mirrorless camera arrives for preorder

In July, Sigma introduced 'fp,' a tiny mirrorless digital camera packing a 24.6MP full-frame CMOS sensor into a pocket-sized camera body. The model offers an impressive combination of sensor size and portability, targeting photography enthusiasts and professionals who need to get the best shot possible in situations where a large DSLR may not be suitable. The Sigma fp is now available to preorder.

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Canon IVY REC’s design brilliance is in the clip

Canon IVY REC’s design brilliance is in the clip

The name Canon uses for this camera is the Canon IVY REC Clippable Outdoor Camera, and they say it was "made for adventure." It's got a bunch of features that I wouldn't normally take the time to notice because so many similar cameras flood the market every year. But with this device, Canon did something different. They solidified the industrial design in a way that'll almost certainly make this device's release timeless.

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Sony A9 II mirrorless camera arrives with better speeds, connectivity

Sony A9 II mirrorless camera arrives with better speeds, connectivity

Sony has taken the wraps off its Sony Alpha A9 II, a mirrorless camera featuring a full-frame 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, the company's updated BIONZ X image processor, support for creating voice memos, and more. The model is suitable for a range of professionals, including everyone from photojournalists to sports photographers.

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Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Link has a few odd features for smartphone users

Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Link has a few odd features for smartphone users

While camera makers have more or less embraced digital, some still try to appeal to nostalgia with printouts. Smartphone photo printers are all the fad with the younger crowd and Fujifilm's INSTAX is one of the brands that got there first. It hasn't stopped churning such portable printers almost ad nauseam but, admittedly, the newest INSTAX Mini Link does have a few tricks up its sleeves that make it more interesting, even if not that compelling.

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5 ways OnePlus 7T gets a winning boost

5 ways OnePlus 7T gets a winning boost

Today the OnePlus 7T was revealed by OnePlus to the world for the first time - but we've had a review unit long enough to know what makes it tick. The OnePlus 7T may appear to be similar to its predecessors at a glance, but several features make it a truly different sort of device. We're taking a peek at 5 features had by the OnePlus 7T that make it a cut above the rest - and set aside from the rest of its closest brethren.

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro is DxOMark’s new photo champion

Huawei Mate 30 Pro is DxOMark’s new photo champion

If there's one thing about the Huawei Mate 30 Pro that's been turning heads, it's definitely the phone's quad rear camera. As it turns out, that quad camera may be well worth the attention it's been getting, as DxOMark's review of it is glowing to say the least. In fact, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro is DxOMark's new top-rated camera, though if history is any indicator, it may not hold that title for long.

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