15. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Yet Another Major Japanese Retailer Shows Canon R5 Topping Sales Charts

Yet Another Major Japanese Retailer Shows Canon R5 Topping Sales Charts

Yodobashi Camera has published its top ten cameras sold in December of 2020 and the Canon EOS R5 it at the top of the list. While we’re still waiting for BCN+R and CIPA to reveal December sales numbers, this is the second major retailer t… Read the rest “Yet Another Major Japanese Retailer Shows Canon R5 Topping Sales Charts”

13. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Unveils the FE 35mm f/1.4 G-Master Lens

Sony Unveils the FE 35mm f/1.4 G-Master Lens

Sony has announced the 59th addition to the E-Mount lens lineup, the 35mm f/1.4 GM. Built “in the same spirit” as the 24mm f/1.4 GM, Sony claims this lens is capable of being a do-it-all lens, from portraiture to landscapes.

Wit… Read the rest “Sony Unveils the FE 35mm f/1.4 G-Master Lens”

12. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Reveals the Design and Release Timeline for its Airpeak Drone

Sony Reveals the Design and Release Timeline for its Airpeak Drone

Sony originally announced Airpeak, its entry into drones, late last year. Today as part of its CES announcements, the company revealed a few more details: namely, what the drone looks like.

Very little information was provided on how the d… Read the rest “Sony Reveals the Design and Release Timeline for its Airpeak Drone”

11. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Canon R5 Nabs Top-Selling Camera of December, Nikon Z7 II in Second Place

Canon R5 Nabs Top-Selling Camera of December, Nikon Z7 II in Second Place

MapCamera, one of Japan’s leading camera retailers, has published its top 10 sales for new and used digital cameras in December of 2020. The top slot for new cameras was claimed by Canon for its R5, while Nikon’s Z7 II entered th… Read the rest “Canon R5 Nabs Top-Selling Camera of December, Nikon Z7 II in Second Place”

6. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für November’s Global Camera Sales Show Encouraging Stabilization

November’s Global Camera Sales Show Encouraging Stabilization

CIPA has published its global camera shipment and value numbers for November 2020 and the recovery seen in October appears to be stabilizing. Though volume has decreased year over year, the value of shipments is nearly in line.

Below are th… Read the rest “November’s Global Camera Sales Show Encouraging Stabilization”

6. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für OIympus E-M10 Mark III is Japan’s Top-Selling Mirrorless Camera of 2020

OIympus E-M10 Mark III is Japan’s Top-Selling Mirrorless Camera of 2020

BCN+R has published its final sales numbers of interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras sold in Japan in 2020, and the winner is likely to surprise: the Olympus E-M10 Mark III outsold all others last year.

BCN+R (also called BCN Retail) is a … Read the rest “OIympus E-M10 Mark III is Japan’s Top-Selling Mirrorless Camera of 2020”

5. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Expect Multiple Sony Cameras This Year, But Delayed Due to Fire: Report

Expect Multiple Sony Cameras This Year, But Delayed Due to Fire: Report

There are reports that multiple Sony E-Mount cameras are going to come to market this year, with at least two recently registered in Japan. That said, a recent factory fire may be delaying their launch.

In early December, PetaPixel reporteRead the rest “Expect Multiple Sony Cameras This Year, But Delayed Due to Fire: Report”

4. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Godox Unveils Cylinder-Shaped AD100Pro Pocket Flash

Godox Unveils Cylinder-Shaped AD100Pro Pocket Flash

Godox has announced the compact AD100Pro Pocket Flash strobe, which features high-speed sync (HSS), wireless control, TTL, and a modeling lamp powered by a 2600 mAh battery. All in, battery included, the tiny strobe weighs only 524 grams … Read the rest “Godox Unveils Cylinder-Shaped AD100Pro Pocket Flash”

4. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für KEH Reveals Top-Selling Used Cameras and Lenses from 2020

KEH Reveals Top-Selling Used Cameras and Lenses from 2020

In late December, PetaPixel published an article asking if it was a good idea to buy used. There were mixed responses, but if KEH’s data is to be believed, far more people support buying used than you might think. For KEH, 2020 was a RRead the rest “KEH Reveals Top-Selling Used Cameras and Lenses from 2020”

31. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Camera Predictions for 2021: What We Think You Can Expect

Camera Predictions for 2021: What We Think You Can Expect

DPReview just released its annual camera industry predictions video where Chris and Jordan discuss what they think will come from the leading manufacturers. I think that, for the most part, they’re right on the nose.

2020 was an … Read the rest “Camera Predictions for 2021: What We Think You Can Expect”

30. Dezember 2020
von Chris Parker
Kommentare deaktiviert für Should You Buy a Used Camera?

Should You Buy a Used Camera?

Recently, we had a private Facebook group member ask what others thought about buying a used digital camera. The response was around 70% for and 30% against.

Those odds aren’t that bad. But, with your money on the line, do you want to take a cha… Read the rest “Should You Buy a Used Camera?”

30. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Camera Rentals in 2020: Canon Grows More Popular, Sony and Nikon Dip

Camera Rentals in 2020: Canon Grows More Popular, Sony and Nikon Dip

While not necessarily indicative of how well a brand is doing in terms of sales, the annual LensRentals Top Rented Photo and Video Products report is at least telling of what’s popular or what has the public eye. This year, it was Canon … Read the rest “Camera Rentals in 2020: Canon Grows More Popular, Sony and Nikon Dip”

7. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Parts Supply Shortage May Indicate AKM Factory Fire Directly Impacting Camera Industry

Sony Parts Supply Shortage May Indicate AKM Factory Fire Directly Impacting Camera Industry

In late October, a massive fire completely destroyed the AKM parts factory in Japan. While mostly responsible for A/V parts manufacture, speculation that it could affect the camera industry popped up a few weeks later. A new notice of came… Read the rest “Sony Parts Supply Shortage May Indicate AKM Factory Fire Directly Impacting Camera Industry”

2. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für October Saw Global Camera Sales Fully Recover After a Dreadful 2020

October Saw Global Camera Sales Fully Recover After a Dreadful 2020

It’s been a rough year for camera sales, but CIPA’s latest report on October’s global camera shipments is showing that the worst might be behind us. While the September report showed a nice upwards sales trend, October … Read the rest “October Saw Global Camera Sales Fully Recover After a Dreadful 2020”

1. Dezember 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Unveils Visual Story, A New Cloud Storage iOS App for Pro Photogs

Sony Unveils Visual Story, A New Cloud Storage iOS App for Pro Photogs

Sony today announced Visual Story, a new free iOS app that provides gallery creation, cloud storage, and web delivery to professional wedding and event photographers who shoot Sony cameras.

Once the app is paired with your Sony camera, th… Read the rest “Sony Unveils Visual Story, A New Cloud Storage iOS App for Pro Photogs”

23. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Samsung Reportedly in Prime Position to Challenge Sony Sensor Dominance

Samsung Reportedly in Prime Position to Challenge Sony Sensor Dominance

Samsung Electronics is reportedly in a position to challenge Sony’s imaging sensor dominance. Sony had prioritized the supply of image sensors to Huawei, a strategy that has backfired; Samsung is apparently ready to take advanta… Read the rest “Samsung Reportedly in Prime Position to Challenge Sony Sensor Dominance”

18. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Re-Imagined Camera Battery Challenges Conventional Design

This Re-Imagined Camera Battery Challenges Conventional Design

Every camera comes with one, but very few have ever tried to make them more usable in more situations: the camera battery. The X-tra battery promises better performance with more options in a necessary camera accessory that is often overlo… Read the rest “This Re-Imagined Camera Battery Challenges Conventional Design”

9. November 2020
von Kien Lam
Kommentare deaktiviert für My 10 Year Search for the Perfect Camera Brought Me Back to APS-C

My 10 Year Search for the Perfect Camera Brought Me Back to APS-C

In 2015, I fully committed to switching from my Nikon DSLR system to a Sony mirrorless system starting with the Sony a7 II. Up until that point, I had always held on to my Nikon D700 and D800 as my workhorse cameras for weddings and commercial sh… Read the rest “My 10 Year Search for the Perfect Camera Brought Me Back to APS-C”

9. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Enters the Camera Drone Wars, Announces Airpeak AI Robot Drones

Sony Enters the Camera Drone Wars, Announces Airpeak AI Robot Drones

Sony has announced a new project for drones in the field of AI robotics under the brand name Airpeak. The company says that through Airpeak, it will “contribute to the further evolvement and the creation of unprecedented value̶… Read the rest “Sony Enters the Camera Drone Wars, Announces Airpeak AI Robot Drones”

4. November 2020
von Daniel Lee
Kommentare deaktiviert für One Year With the Sony FE 35mm f/1.8

One Year With the Sony FE 35mm f/1.8

After a little over a year of owning the Sony FE 35mm f/1.8, I think it’s time to write a review. This will be no way a technical review but based more on actual usability and real-world use.

Big Shoes To Fill

With 35mm being my favorite focal leng… Read the rest “One Year With the Sony FE 35mm f/1.8”