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Theano Nikitas  |  Dec 22, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the latest additions to Canon’s full-frame mirrorless line, the 20-megapixel Canon EOS R6 ($2,499, body only) is the lower resolution sibling to the 45MP EOS R5 but offers many of the same features as the more expensive ($3,899) model.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 17, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the first decisions every photographer makes before purchasing a new camera is whether they want a full frame model or one with an APS-C or micro four thirds sensor. It’s an important consideration because the choice you make determines what the focal length of your lenses really means.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Tamron this morning announced the launch of the new Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model B070), a zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. The new Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A lens is slated to go on sale on January 14, 2021 for $799. (Due to the current global health crisis, the release date or product supply schedule could change, Tamron noted.)

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Photo gear doorbusters, deep discounts on cameras, lens sales, special pricing on photo accessories and camera bag deals, big savings on zooms, markdowns on tripods, photo price reductions, lens instant rebates – no matter what they’re called, they’re the sirens’ songs that catch your ear and direct your hand toward your wallet. And why not? In November and December 2020 around Black Friday and Cyber Monday, photographers can save some serious coin on cameras, lenses, tripods, flash and memory cards – not to mention photo bags and backpacks, filters, books, microphones, monitors and computers.

We’ve sorted out the lists of holiday specials and sales we’ve received this fall and highlighted the very best from each manufacturer. Want to save some big dough on a camera or lens? Read on…

Ron Leach  |  Nov 12, 2020  |  0 comments

One way to simplify the photographic process and get the best results possible is to configure your camera properly for the type of images you shoot. That's because the camera settings you choose for portraiture or still life photography can be inconvenient or worse the next time you go out to shoot landscape, sports or other types of images.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Most photographers are familiar with the popular narrative that shooting in Manual Mode delivers better, or at least more predictable, results. Unfortunately, many folks hesitate to turn their camera’s mode dial to “M” because they think Manual Mode is too complicated.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 15, 2020  |  0 comments

Fujifilm just introduced the Fujifilm X-S10, an entry-level mirrorless camera aimed at new photographers who might be interested in moving up from their smartphones to try a true digital camera. The Fujifilm X-S10 is the latest model in the company's X Series of cameras and features a 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 (APS-C) sensor, an X-Processor 4 chip and in-body image stabilization (IBIS) in a compact camera body.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Nike announced the 45.7MP Nikon Z7 II and 24.5MP Nikon Z6 II full-frame mirrorless cameras this morning. The two cameras, which are the follow-ups to the Z7 and Z6 from 2018, add some upgrades to the previous models including dual image processors, better autofocus (AF) capabilities and dual memory card slots, though they feature essentially the same image sensors as their predecessors.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Back in January I reviewed Nikon's tiny Z50 mirrorless camera, an APS-C sensor format model targeted at budget-conscious photographers or those buying their first interchangeable lens digital camera. And it performed so well I was actually sad to return it. But Nikon has been busy, and within a week the new full-frame 24.3MP Nikon Z5 arrived on my doorstep to test out.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Sep 25, 2020  |  0 comments

2020 has been an interesting year to say the least. The one thing that has stayed steady in an unsteady world though has been the variety of quality cameras that have come out in the past 12 months. This year Shutterbug once again worked with EISA, the world's largest independent collection of magazines and websites focusing on consumer electronics, to select the ten best cameras of 2020.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Everyone seems to be jumping on the full frame bandwagon these days, and there’s a lot to consider if you’re planning on making the move. Do you want to stick with a DSLR or switch to mirrorless? Should you invest in a new camera or consider buying used?

Ron Leach  |  Sep 22, 2020  |  0 comments

Let’s say everything comes together just right: You have a great subject, the light is beautiful, and your composition and focus are impeccable. You just captured the money shot, right? Not so fast, because everything is for naught if you mess up the exposure.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 16, 2020  |  0 comments

Over the past few years there’s been a shift from DSLR cameras to mirrorless models among amateurs and pros alike. But as you’ll see in the video below, it’s still a bit premature to ring the death knell for the trusty DSLR—at least for certain applications.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Sony just announced the Alpha 7C, which the company is calling the world's smallest and lightest full frame camera body. The A7C is similar in design to Sony's compact A6000 series of mirrorless cameras, which use APS-C sensors, but boasts a 24.2MP full frame sensor and shooting features similar to the larger Sony A7 III full frame model.

Roger Cicala  |  Sep 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Lots and lots of people are talking about Canon R5 heat cut-offs. The discussions range from technical discussions about heat generation, cooling methods, and firmware protocols to strident conspiracy theories.

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