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Canon EOS 7D Mark II review

As you might guess from its name, the Canon EOS 7D Mark II replaces the Canon EOS 7D. It therefore sits at the top of Canon's range APS-C format DSLRs.

Features

  • Sensor sacrifices pixels for ISO performance
  • Dual DIGIC 6 image processors
  • No touchscreen control

Although the new camera has a 20.2MP sensor like the Canon EOS 70D, we are told that it is a new design. The micro lenses have also been redesigned for improved efficiency (i.e. light transmission) and this should contribute to an improvement in image quality at higher ISOs. The camera features a native sensitivity range of ISO 100-16,000 with

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Panasonic firmware updates bring a host of improvements to G9, GH5 and GH5S

If you've got a Panasonic Lumix G9, GH5 or GH5S then you're in luck, as Panasonic has announced new firmware updates to enhance the performance of all three cameras.

You'll have to wait until May 30 to download the updates, but they offer a number of improvements and tweaks, including improved autofocus performance, new monochrome Photo Styles, and upgraded sound quality for video shooting.

For Lumix G9 owners, highlights include enhanced AF tracking performance when shooting video

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Meet the X-T100: Fujifilm’s new entry-level mirrorless camera

After the leaked specs earlier this week, Fujifilm has officially taken the wraps off its new entry-level mirrorless camera, the X-T100.

The X-T100 shares many of the same internal features as the X-A5. This includes a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor (with the more standard bayer array, as opposed to the X-Trans design featured in higher-end X Series cameras) with an expanded ISO range from 100-51,200, 4K video capture at 15p, 6fps burst shooting and a 3.0-inch touchscreen.

While the X-A5 sports a tilt-angle

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Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI

It doesn’t take long to realise that bouncing the output of a flashgun off a ceiling or wall can effectively increase the size of the light source, therefore creating a softer, more natural looking lighting technique. However, beginners in particular might find it hard to play the angles, and to judge the best degree of bounce to give the optimum effect. Canon’s revolutionary new Speedlite boasts artificial intelligence, which it harnesses to control a motorized tilt and swivel head

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Best DSLR camera 2018: 10 models to suit all budgets

For decades, the DSLR (digital SLR) has been the top choice for anyone who wants to take their photography to the next level. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, a DSLR offers three key ingredients: manual controls, excellent picture quality and interchangeable lenses.

Mirrorless cameras are another option of course. They're smaller (in most cases at least), mechanically simpler and, like DSLRs, they take interchangeable lenses. If you want to know more about how they compare, read this

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