While DSLRs are still being released, and continue to be popular with enthusiasts and professionals worldwide, these days things are rather more interesting in the mirrorless camera camp.With Canon, Nikon and Panasonic joining the likes of Sony by launching full-frame mirrorless cameras, and plenty of excellent options from Fujifilm, Olympus and others, mirrorless cameras are not only showing off the latest tech first, they're also welcoming some very tasty new lenses.Best mirrorless camera 2019: 10 top models to suit every budgetSo what should you look for in your next mirrorless camera? We've picked out 10 features that make today's camera's sparkle. While we're not suggesting you only buy a camera that only offers all 10, these are the things to look out for if you want to make sure you're getting the best and most up-to-date technology that will help you capture what you want as effortlessly as possible.1. High-resolution viewfinderFor quite some time, electronic viewfinders were … [Read more...] about 10 things to look out for on your next mirrorless camera
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Yongnuo’s camera may not yet have a name but it does have some interesting specifications. Shortly after announcing a naming contest for a new smart mirrorless camera, budget brand Yongnuo shared more insight into the upcoming camera, temporarily dubbed the YN450, including a 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor. While details on the camera are still slim, a recent interview offered additional insight into the upcoming camera, including a potential price point below $500. Yongnuo is a China-based company that’s most known in the photography community for budget flashes and lenses. The back of the teased photo looks more like a smartphone than a camera, thanks to the Android 7.1 operating system built inside, along with 4G and Wi-Fi. The camera uses a 5-inch 1080p touchscreen to navigate through that operating system. The sensor-packed inside won’t be designed by Yongnuo, it will house a 16-megapixel sensor created by Panasonic. A Qualcomm eight-core processor will … [Read more...] about Yongnuo’s 4G smart mirrorless camera could cost under $500
The reason for the advent of the mirrorless camera is right in the name — the rise of digital photography meant the mirror and associated optical viewfinder of an SLR was no longer necessary, and cameras could be made smaller and lighter without it while still offering the flexibility of interchangeable lenses. Mirrorless cameras entered the world as the pint-sized, beginner-friendly alternatives to big and complex DSLRs, but a decade later, they’ve earned clout with enthusiasts and professionals and taken over the role of the DSLR in many cases. So is mirrorless still about making cameras lighter and smaller? Looking at some of the latest models, the answer would appear to be no. Take the recently launched Olympus OM-D E-M1X, a $3,000 flagship mirrorless camera targeting professional photographers. While packing in a relatively small Four Thirds sensor, the body features an integrated vertical grip that puts it in league with the largest DSLRs like the Nikon D5 and … [Read more...] about Mirrorless cameras were built to be compact, so why have they gotten so heavy?
Bottom line: Panasonic makes some of the best mirrorless cameras for video that money can buy. Its new Lumix S series full-frame cameras are expected to carry on that tradition when they arrive later this spring. Sony, Nikon and Canon now have some additional competition to contend with. Panasonic on Friday announced full specifications for the Lumix S1R and S1. First teased at Photokina 2018 in September, the cameras are Panasonic’s first full-frame mirrorless shooters. The higher-end of the two, the Lumix S1R features a 47.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor without a low pass filter. It boasts a native ISO range of 100 to 25,600, 4K60P video recording and dual memory card slots. The S1R also features a high resolution mode capable of turning out 187-megapixel stills. The Lumix S1, meanwhile, packs a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with a native ISO of 100 to 51,200. It has a high resolution mode, too, although it only churns out 98-megapixel images, and can also do 4K60P … [Read more...] about Panasonic preps the Lumix S1 and S1R, its first full-frame mirrorless cameras
You're looking to buy a mirrorless camera - sometimes called a compact system camera (CSC) - but don't know what to go for? That's not necessarily a surprise, as mirrorless cameras are more diverse and popular in 2018 than ever before, with more brands, lens mounts and systems mixing up the offerings.In this best-of feature, we round up the best mirrorless system cameras of 2018 to suit all tastes and abilities. Whether that's based on a budget for a first-time buy, or a larger chunk of cash for a pro-spec full-frame mirrorless model, here's the best DSLR alternatives to consider.A quick lesson in lensesLens mountFirst thing's first: cameras don't work in a one-size-fits-all kind of way. Brands like to keep their own heritage and, as such, manufacturers tend to have individual lens mounts. The exceptions are: Micro Four Thirds, supported by Panasonic Lumix G, both Olympus Pen and Olympus OM-D models; and the Leica L mount, which will offer S lenses from Panasonic and lenses from … [Read more...] about Best mirrorless cameras 2019: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today