The Rear Layout of Nikon’s Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Nikon’s teasers for its upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera have largely been looks at the front and sides of the camera. Here’s a look at what the back will likely be like. Nikon Rumors published the diagram above, writing that it’s a drawing made by a photographer who has used/seen/tested the camera out in the field. “As you can see from the sketch, the back layout is similar to most Nikon DSLR cameras with the exception that there are no buttons/controls on the left side of the screen,” Nikon Rumors writes. “The screen itself looks pretty big and there is also
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Nikon’s Third Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Teaser is ‘The Body’

Nikon has just released the third of six planned teasers for the full frame mirrorless camera that will be announced on August 23rd. After “Travel of Light” and “Mount,” this latest video is titled “The Body.” “We’ve pursued the development of the ultimate camera for many years,” Nikon writes in the description of the 33-second video above. “Our new mirrorless system further embodies our spirit of manufacturing cameras without compromise.” At the end we see another shadowy glimpse of what the camera body will look like: The view is strangely similar to what Nikon
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SiOnyx Aurora is an Action Camera that ‘Turns Night Into Full-Color Daylight’

SiOnyx Aurora is a new action camera that claims to be the world’s first day/night camera for consumers. It’s ultra-light sensitive, allowing you to shoot full-color images in low-light conditions. The Aurora is “the only HD action video camera with true day and night color imaging,” SiOnyx says, noting that it has received over 40 patents related to the camera. SiOnyx was founded back in 2006 by Professor Eric Mazur and Dr. James Carey of Harvard University. “SiOnyx has developed a new semiconductor process that dramatically enhances the infrared sensitivity of silicon-based imaging,” the company says. “Its ultra low-light technology
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Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Spotted in New Leaked Photos

Nikon’s upcoming full frame mirrorless camera has been spotted in the flesh yet again. A new set of leaked photos are offering yet another glimpse at the new, highly-anticipated camera’s look. Nikon Rumors first published the set of photos, which were uploaded and subsequently deleted by a Twitter fan account for the Chinese actress Dilireba. It appears that the actress was recruited to advertise the camera, presumably in the Chinese market, and behind-the-scenes photos of one of the shoots are what have emerged. Here are two crops of the images that provide a closer look at the camera’s details: A
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Standard 4×5: A Large Format Camera You Assemble Yourself for $320

The Standard 4×5 is a new 3D printed large format camera that’s perfect for aspiring large format photographers on a budget: the camera comes as an IKEA-style assemble-it-yourself kit that costs just $320. The camera is the brainchild of photographer Drew Nikonowicz and the first model to be released by his new startup company, Standard Cameras. Nikonowicz began designing his own 4×5 camera after purchasing his first 3D printer back in 2014. Since then, the camera he developed has gone from a side project to something he’s hoping to share with photographers around the world commercially.
The assemble-it-yourself kit.
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Nikon Announces Development of Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Nikon has just officially announced the development of its upcoming full frame mirrorless camera, finally confirming months of rumors and leaks. The new full frame mirrorless system will be built around a brand new lens mount that “explores a new level of optical performance,” but existing Nikon DSLR lenses will also be compatible with the camera using a specially designed F-mount adapter. “The new mirrorless camera and NIKKOR lenses that are in development will enable a new dimension in optical performance with the adoption of a new mount,” Nikon says. “The system is the result of Nikon’s unsurpassed optical and
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Fujifilm XF10 is an Ultra-Light Compact Camera with an APS-C Sensor

Fujifilm has just announced the XF10, a new tiny camera with a big sensor. It’s an ultra-lightweight X Series compact camera that boasts an APS-C CMOS sensor at its core. The pocket-sized camera shoots 24.2-megapixel photos (with a 3:2 aspect ratio), 4K video (30-min continuous recording), and Full HD high-speed video. On the front of the camera is a Fujinon 18.5mm f/2.8 fixed lens (equivalent to a 28mm lens in 35mm terms). A Digital Teleconverter feature lets you capture photos with 35mm and 50mm equivalent focal lengths as well. No, the camera doesn’t have a 125x
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Manfrotto Pro Light Cinematic Camera Bags Review: Balance and Expand

Do you ever feel like you spend more time carrying your gear from point A to point B, or in my case to the car and from the car? It is a constant part of being a cameraman or creative. We need our gear close at hand. Manfrotto has made a couple of bags to help us keep our most wanted, and difficult to carry for long distances, gear with us when we need it most. I mean who wants to drag a DJI Ronin M/MX pelican case into the woods? I know I don’t. Manfrotto The Manfrotto Pro Light Cinema
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Manfrotto
Manfrotto
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Goodman One is an Open-Source, 3D-Printed Analog Camera

Dora Goodman, a maker of handcrafted cameras and straps, has released a new open source camera called the Goodman One that anyone can make if they have access to a 3D printer. Goodman tells PetaPixel that she has been working on the design of the Goodman One for the past two years, and she’s not working to share the camera with as many photography lovers as possible.

Diana Instant Square: The First Instax Camera with Swappable Lenses and a Hot Shoe

Lomography has unveiled the Diana Instant Square, a lo-fi toy camera that shoots Fuji Instax Square instant film. It’s the world’s first Instax camera to feature interchangeable lenses and a hot-shoe mount. The camera is compatible with all of the lenses that have already been released for the Diana F+ instant camera, which shoots Instax Mini film. These include the 110 mm telephoto lens, 75 mm glass lens, 20 mm fisheye lens, 38 mm super-wide-angle lens, and a 55 mm wide-angle lens (which comes with a close-up attachment). The camera also supports lens attachments created for the Lomo’Instant Square
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Sony FS5 Mark 2 Camera Review: Looking At The New Color

Yes, the Sony FS5 Mark 2 looks exactly like the original with one exception, the filter wheel on the Sony FS5 Mark 2 is a different color (black) from the original Sony FS5 (brushed aluminum). Otherwise, from the outside, the Sony FS5 Mark 2 and Mark 1 look very similar. Of course, outside appearances do not matter one iota. What matters to us shooters is what is inside and whether or not the new color science from the FS5 Mark 2 is more like Sony’s flagship full-frame 6K cinema camera the VENICE. My initial thoughts after the first few days
Sony FS5 Mark 2
Sony FS5 Mark 2
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This LEGO Hasselblad Camera Could One Day Hit Store Shelves

Taiwan-based photographer, designer, and LEGO builder Helen Sham has created an incredibly realistic Hasselblad 503CX medium format film camera using LEGO blocks. And with your help, the design could one day become an official LEGO kit on store shelves. “I Lego-designed this camera because I am also a photographer and this camera has been one of my favorites,” Sham writes. “I love the manual mechanisms of this particular camera very much.” Not only does the LEGO camera look like the Hasselblad 503CX on the outside, but the interior mechanics are true to form as well. You can actually frame
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Sony Unveils the RX100 VI: 24-200mm Lens and World’s Fastest AF Speed

Sony just announced the RX100 VI, a premium compact camera that combines portability, flexibility, advanced features, and image quality. Inside the camera is a 1-inch stacked 20.1-megapixel Exmore RS CMOS sensor with an upgraded BIONZ X image processor “with a front-end LSI that maximizes processing speed and optimizes image quality in all shooting environments,” Sony says. The camera has a staggering continuous shooting speed of 24 frames per second with full AF/AE tracking (and a buffer of 233 photos). The RX100 VI also has the world’s fastest autofocus speeds of its class, using 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points
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Canon EOS 20D Offers Many Improvements Over Its Predecessor

Canon 20D Camera

Modeled on the EOS D30, released in 2000. Canon’s EOS 20D offers some impressive upgrades in this 2004 release. For starters, it has an eight-megapixel sensor. And an increase of 1.9 million effective pixels over its precursor, the EOS 10D.

But that’s not all. The Canon 20D also features an autofocus system and more than twice the buffer space. Plus, a continuous shooting mode that is 50 percent faster. Let’s take a closer look.


Canon EOS 20D Review

Canon 20D Camera front view

What’s New in the EOS Canon 20D

With its max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. This model doubles the 10D’s capabilities.

Canon 20D Camera without its flash
Canon 20D Camera
Canon 20D Camera full kit
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MiNT Unveils the InstantKon RF70: A Manual Rangefinder for Instax Wide

The Hong Kong-based MiNT Camera has just unveiled the InstantKon RF70, a manual large format rangefinder instant camera for Fuji Instax Wide film — the first with full manual controls. The leather-wrapped RF70 is compact thanks to its 0.44x rangefinder system and collapsible bellow, folding up into a neat little box when it’s not being used. On the front of the camera is a 93mm aspherical glass lens for “the sharpest and the most meticulous images,” MiNT says. In addition to shooting full auto, photographers can set 6 different apertures (f/5.6, f/6.7, f/8, f/11, f/16, f/22),
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The Leica M7 Has Been Discontinued

It’s the end of an era: Leica has discontinued the M7 film rangefinder, the last numbered M series camera before the Leica M8 brought the iconic line into the realm of digital photography. Red Dot Forum reports that Leica has ended production of the M7 in both black and silver. And while certain models of the 35mm camera may still be in stock at retailers such as B&H and Adorama, new cameras will no longer be available once current inventories run dry. “The same goes for the a la Carte program,” Red Dot Forum writes. “No M7-based configurations
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Shootout: Sony a7R III vs Sony a7 III vs Nikon D850

The Sony a7R III, Sony a7 III, and Nikon D850 have been making waves this year and are in the conversation for best camera you can buy right now. Unfortunately, Canon didn’t show up to the party and hasn’t made a camera the competes as well as these three can. Sony has really stepped up their game this year and in the past few years, producing very well-equipped photography and video cameras. Let’s see which one is going to win out!

Mirrorless vs DSLR

In the full-frame DSLR crossover category, the $3,200 a7R III, $2,000 a7 III, and
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Fujifilm X-T100: Most of the Goodness of the X-T20 for Just $600

Fujifilm has announced the X-T100, the latest mirrorless camera model in the X Series lineup and an even more affordable sibling of the $900 X-T20. The X-T100 is an entry-level body in the X Series stable for photographers who are willing to give up some feature, specs, and portability offered by the X-T20 in order to save on cost. Inside the X-T100 is a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor (not X-Trans) with a high-speed imaging processor (not X-Processor Pro). The sensor has an ISO range of 200-12800 and is extendable to 100-51200. The continuous shooting speed is 6fps, down from
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RED and Lucid Unveil 8K 3D Camera for 4V Holographic Photos

The camera companies RED and Lucid have unveiled a new 8K 3D/4V camera that’s designed to work with the RED Hydrogen One modular holographic phone. RED is building the high-resolution hardware for the camera while Lucid is providing the 3D Fusion Technology software that it’ll use. The new camera will be the “first dual camera to give users full 8K video and picture capabilities converting to 4V in real-time while allowing them to shoot like professionals with dynamically adjustable lens distances for the best 3D focus and zoom,” Lucid says. Attaching a RED Hydrogen One phone to the camera will
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