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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 17, 2020  |  0 comments

Leica just unveiled a new M-series camera, the M10 Monochrom black-and-white-only digital rangefinder. It has an all-new 40.89-megapixel sensor (7864 x 5200 pixels when shooting DNG files) and the same ultra-quiet shutter that’s in the M10-P. Shutterbug was permitted an early hands-on, sneak preview of the new Leica M10 Monochrom. Here’s what we saw.

Jason Schneider  |  Jan 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Full frame digital cameras have been a dominant force in the imaging marketplace for quite some time, and as we begin 2020 “the year of perfect vision,” mirrorless cameras have clearly surpassed DSLRs in terms of new product introductions and overall sales figures. The reasons aren't hard to fathom.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jan 07, 2020  |  0 comments

Nikon has unveiled two new zoom lenses: the AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR super telephoto lens for its F mount DSLRs, and the Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S lens for its Z series mirrorless cameras. The AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm f/2.8E VR is designed for sports and wildlife photographers, and the & NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S is designed as a "workhorse lens for capturing action and portraits," according to Nikon.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 06, 2020  |  0 comments

These days many of us face a conundrum when shopping for a new camera: Do I go mirrorless or choose a DSLR? Purchases of mirrorless camera are on the upswing, while DSLR sales are relatively flat at best.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Nikon, long favored by pros and advanced amateurs for cameras with state-of-the-art capabilities, has recently targeted budget-conscious photographers with mirrorless models offering an uncommon combination of value and price. A year ago, I reviewed the Nikon Z6, a nimble, full-frame mirrorless camera at a price of $1,995 for the body. While that camera was considerably less expensive than more advanced Nikon models, it’s more than twice the cost of the new Nikon Z50 that we’ll look at today.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 20, 2019  |  0 comments

What were the most popular cameras and lenses of the past year? A good barometer of photographers' tastes in photo products is LensRentals' annual Hot Gear list, where the company shares its most rented equipment.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 16, 2019  |  0 comments

Smartphones have gotten really good at shooting photos but how good? In the below video, photographer Pierre T. Lambert pits an $800 Google Pixel 4 smartphone against his trusty $5000 Sony A7R III & 16-35mm f/2.8 lens combo in a series of photo challenges.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Canon is now offering a couple of solid deals on its 30MP full frame EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR and EOS R mirrorless camera. 

Jason Schneider  |  Dec 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Street photography, capturing authentic, un-posed pictures of people being themselves, is a genre that dates back to the mid 19th century. It rapidly evolved with the introduction smaller cameras like the 35mm Leica I of 1925, and as faster films and high-speed lenses of superior quality became available.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 25, 2019  |  0 comments

It’s Thanksgiving week which means photo manufacturers have, as usual, jumped the gun by offering early Black Friday deals. First up is Sony, which is offering instant savings on several of its best-selling photo products including three popular mirrorless cameras and a lens.

Joe Farace  |  Nov 21, 2019  |  0 comments

I’ve been intrigued by Canon's EOS M6 mirrorless camera ever since a trip to Florida last year when I saw a YouTuber vlogging with it. I was impressed by the Canon M6's compact size as well as the quality of the video footage he created when I viewed it later.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Nov 14, 2019  |  0 comments

In this two-part story we first looked at the conversion of a digital camera to shoot color IR photos. Link to that story is here. Here in Part 2 we go out into the field with my converted Fujifilm X-Pro1 and explore everything you need to know to get great results when shooting and processing infrared images.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 06, 2019  |  0 comments

Canon has introduced the Canon EOS Ra, the company's first full frame mirrorless camera designed for astrophotography. The new EOS Ra is part of Canon's EOS R mirrorless camera system, which includes the EOS R and EOS RP.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Nov 06, 2019  |  0 comments

Leica just announced the SL2, a 47.3-megapixel mirrorless full-frame system camera, which is the successor model to the esteemed Leica SL (reviewed here), and Shutterbug was invited to take a preproduction model for an early spin. Let’s take a look at the Leica SL2's long list of new features before we recap some of our thoughts and impressions about this new Leica model in this first look review.

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