Review: Canon Powershot SX710 HS: Higher Resolution but No Real ProgressBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 03/03/15 09:28
Aesthetically, there's nothing to distinguish the PowerShot SX710 HS from the SX700 HS. Except, of course, for the name stencilled on the top. To be completely honest, we're pretty happy to see the camera come out of...
Review: Panasonic Lumix TZ70 (ZS50): A Much Better Viewfinder and Fewer PixelsCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 24/02/15 09:37
Combining sharp and rounded edges, the Lumix TZ70 (ZS50 in US) cuts the same figure as its predecessor, the TZ60. The build-quality is as excellent as ever, and barely a single feature of its design has...
Nikon D5500: First Impressions and Face-Off PhotosCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 19/02/15 11:25
This week, we've been playing with testing the Nikon D5500, recently unveiled at CES 2015 as the successor to the D5300, which, as it happens, still features in our Buyer's...
Review: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II: Up to 40 Mpx PhotosRenaud Labracherie / Céline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 17/02/15 09:10
Let's cut to the chase: the E-M5 II is an eye-catching camera. The older photographers among you, those who started out with film OMs, will have struggled to hold back the tears as the legendary series...
CP+ 2015: Olympus AIR A01, an Open Source Micro 4/3 Smart LensBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 13/02/15 12:35
At Photokina 2014, Olympus announced its intriguing "Open Platform Community". Having produced a camera module (sensor, processor, micro 4/3 mount, Wi-Fi), designed in partnership with the renowned Massachusetts Institute of...
CP+ 2015: Pentax K-S2 SLR—Remodelled and WeatherproofedCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 12/02/15 15:27
The K-S2 has abandoned the futuristic design of the K-S1, whose LED lights delighted gadget lovers. Although the K-S2 hasn't particularly evolved in terms of specifications, the design has been...
Review: Sigma dp1 Quattro: Incredible Photos and Sluggish ResponsivenessBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 03/02/15 14:19
Physically, there isn't the slightest difference between the Sigma dp1 Quattro and the Sigma dp2 Quattro. Well, that's not entirely true; "dp1" is etched into the front of the body, and the lens' new characteristics are...
Cameras: Our Predictions for 2015Bruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 03/02/15 09:07
2015 is now well and truly underway, so we thought it was about time we shared our predictions for the coming year. We'll touch on what we've seen in 2014...
Review: Panasonic Lumix GF7: A Compact Hybrid Ideal for Starting OutBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 27/01/15 09:15
We've been saying it a lot recently, but it's worth saying again: over the past couple of years, the picture quality of Panasonic's cameras, whether compact or hybrid, has come on leaps and bounds. The Lumix...
Review: Olympus SP-100EE: An Unusual Viewfinder Ideal for the 50x ZoomBruno Labarbere / Céline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 20/01/15 09:12
Aesthetically, the Olympus SP-100EE builds on the design ethos begun on the Stylus 1 and other OM-D hybrids, i.e. lots of sharp angles. The black plastic is very nicely finished with a textured effect, and the...
Olympus Stylus 1: Firmware Update 2.0Céline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 16/01/15 14:04
Nikon, Canon, Panasonic and Fujifilm may have already announced new products for 2015, but Olympus is keeping its cards close to its chest; even at CES the brand stayed silent....
Coolpix S3700, S2900 and L31: Three New Compact Cameras from NikonCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 14/01/15 14:23
Nikon has added three new compacts to its Coolpix range. The S3700, S2900 and L31 will replace the Coolpix S3600, S2800 and L30 respectively. The S3700 now includes Wi-Fi and...
Hybrid Camera Duel: Panasonic GH4 vs Fujifilm X-T1Bruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 13/01/15 14:15
BACKGROUND The Panasonic Lumix GH4 is right at the top of the pile when it comes to micro 4/3 interchangeable-lens cameras. The most recent model in the GH series,...
CES 2015: Two New Compacts from Panasonic, the Lumix FT30 and SZ10Céline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 06/01/15 14:03
Back at CES, alongside its new TZ-range super-zoom models, Panasonic has also launched the rugged Lumix FT30 (TS30 in US) and the selfie-dedicated Lumix DMC-SZ10. The Lumix FT30 (TS30 in...
Review: Nikon Coolpix S32: The Family-Fun Compact CameraCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 06/01/15 13:53
For some reason, Nikon is the only brand that sells a waterproof compact camera specifically targeted towards families. First there were the S30 and S31, and now the Coolpix S32 is here with a new 13-Megapixel CMOS...
CES 2015: Panasonic Lumix TZ70, Fewer Pixels but Better ViewfinderBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 06/01/15 11:26
Just a few hours after it all kicked off at CES, Panasonic unveiled the latest compact super-zoom cameras to be added to its TZ range. Now, we're used to seeing...
CES 2015: Nikon Presents the D5500, a Lighter D5300 with a TouchscreenBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 06/01/15 11:07
Nikon likes its habits. Nikon likes to be on time. And every 18 months, Nikon updates its D5000 mid-range DSLR series. First there was the D5000, then the D5100, the...
Review: Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W830, a Feature-Lacking Compact CameraCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 06/01/15 09:16
The Sony DSC W830 is an entry-level compact camera with 20 Mpx sensor, 8x zoom and HD video mode. It's not about to revolutionise the market, but that isn't what Sony set out to do; this camera...
Review: Ninja-Like Sony Alpha 7S Works Swift & Silent in the DarkBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 30/12/14 13:57
With the Alpha 7, Alpha 7R and Alpha 7S, Sony got the whole range covered: the all-rounder, the high-resolution specialist and the high sensitivity specialist. The Alpha 7S has the same body and Bionz X processor as...
Review: Olympus PEN E-PL7, a Mini OM-D E-M10 with No Viewfinder or FlashBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 30/12/14 09:12
The PEN E-PL7, the smallest hybrid in Olympus' 2014 range, has definitely taken a few ideas from the OM-D E-M10. They have the same 4/3" 16.1 Mpx CMOS sensor, the same Truepic VII processor and the same...
New Firmware for Leica T: Version 1.3 Now AvailableCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 24/12/14 12:14
Leica has recently released a firmware upgrade for the Leica T (Type 701). Now in version 1.3, the latest firmware heralds a few important changes for Leica's top APS-C interchangeable-lens...
Review: Lytro Illum, Welcome to the Future of PhotographyBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 23/12/14 11:44
Think of a bridge camera. A bridge camera capable of taking macros from literally 0 cm away with a 30-250 mm constant f/2 lens, a 1" image sensor, a 4" tilting touchscreen with 400 x 480 pixels...
Fujifilm Releases 3.00 Firmware Update for the X-T1Bruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 19/12/14 14:37
As promised, Fujifilm just released its 3.00 firmware update for the X-T1 and X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition. It introduces 27 new features and adjustments, including a 1/32000 electronic shutter speed...
Review: Nikon Coolpix S6900, Perfectly Tailored for (Poor-Quality) SelfiesBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 16/12/14 14:47
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is the successor to the selfie-oriented Coolpix S6600. Like the S6600, it has a 16-Megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, a 12x (25-300mm) zoom lens and a swivel screen, but it ups the ante with...
Sony Alpha 77 II: Firmware 2.00 for Faster AF and XAVC-S VideoBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 12/12/14 14:36
Lucky owners of the Sony Alpha 77 II, it looks like Christmas has come early for you: this morning, Sony released firmware version 2.00 for your prized camera, so you can...
Review: Canon IXUS 265 HS, a Cute Little Compact with a 12x ZoomCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 09/12/14 11:13
In a body barely 22 millimetres thick, Canon fit into the IXUS 265 HS an f/3.6-7.0 12x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-300mm), a 16-Megapixel CMOS sensor with 100 to 3200 ISO, a 461,000-dot LCD monitor, Wi-Fi,...
Review: Canon SX60 HS, a Bridge Camera with Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens and 65x ZoomCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 02/12/14 14:17
Two years after the SX50 HS, Canon has released the Powershot SX60 HS, a new bridge camera with 65x zoom. It's the second camera of its type to have such a large zoom, following the Kodak Pixpro...
Review: Pentax K-S1, Beautiful Pictures from an Un-User-Friendly CameraBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 25/11/14 11:21
This is the first time since 2012's K-01 that Pentax has released an interchangeable-lens camera with a truly novel design. With its LED-laden grip, backlit rear buttons and part-futuristic, part-classic aesthetics, the K-S1 stands out from the...
Sony Alpha 7 II (A7II), Faster and with 5-Axis StabilisationBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 21/11/14 14:23
In barely over a year, Sony has launched no less than four 24 x 36 mm cameras (Alpha 7, 7R, 7S and 7 II). Interestingly, Nikon has unveiled exactly the...
Review: Fujifilm X100T, the Street Photographer's DreamBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 18/11/14 14:11
The X100T—the T is for "Third"—reiterates much of what made the first X100 a success: a deliciously retro design, a 16 Mpx APS-C CMOS sensor (now using XTrans technology, ever since the X100S), a 23mm f/2 35mm-equivalent Fujinon...
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