On July 21 2011, Panasonic has launched the DMC-FZ47, the successor of the popular FZ45 super-zoom digital camera. This new camera brings 1080i60 full HD video recording, improved 12.1-megapixel Hi-speed sensor and stronger image processing engine. Furthermore, FZ47/FZ48 includes the Creative Control picture effects, Photo style modes and a variety of enhancement that makes this… Continue reading Panasonic FZ47 vs Nikon P500, Sony HX100V, FujiFilm HS20 EXR, Canon SX30IS
BJP technical reviewer Richard Kilpatrick has posted a hands-on review of the Sigma SD1. In his review he separates between the price of the camera and what it actually offers. In fact, that what every reviewer should do. He should give an un-biased opinion but at the same time share his own experience with the… Continue reading Sigma SD1 Test Shot and First Hands-on Review Spotted
The long awaited Sigma SD1 is now in-stock in various distributors in the US. The new Sigma SD1 is Sigma’s flagship camera. It utilizes a brand new 15.3-megapixel (effective) Foveon X3 APS-C sensor. It is being sold at $6,899 on B&H Photo (6/7/2011). As with its availability, the same debate has been raised, does it… Continue reading Sigma SD1, Buying your Dream SLR Camera
Ricoh acquired HOYA’s Pentax as a business move to expand its reach into the digital SLR market. According to an article on bjp-online.com, Ricoh has bought Pentax’ digital imaging division for ¥10b ($124.2m / £77m / €85m). Pentax is owned by Hoya. This comes as a surprise for some people because in 2007 Hoya bought… Continue reading Why Ricoh acquired Pentax? – New Mirrorless Cameras on the Way?
Today 23.6.2011 Pentax introduced the Pentax Q mirrorless camera and five compatible lenses for the new Q-mount. The Pentax Q features a new 12,4-megapixel 1/2.3″ Back-illuminated (BSI) sensor which is 6.16 × 4.62 mm (7.70mm diagonal). It’s a very small sensor compared to the Micro Four Thirds one, which is measured 18 mm × 13.5… Continue reading Pentax Q Mirrorless Camera – Risky or Genius Move?
The Canon EOS 60D is a magnificent camera. Many enthusiast photographers debate whether they should buy this camera or go with its little sister, the 600D. In this Camera debate article, I will compare these two cameras one versus the other. As a previous owner of Canon 60D I can give you my opinion about… Continue reading Canon 60D vs 600D (Rebel T3i) – Camera Comparison
When the Nikon D90 announced back in the 4Q of 2008, photographers were very excited. It seems that the Nikon D90 was the camera that many enthusiast photographers have been waiting for. It replaced the D80 that was a classic camera on its own. Even so, the D90 signifies a big step forwards and an… Continue reading Nikon D7000 vs D5100 vs D90 Comparison
Many consumers are debating whether they should upgrade to a mirrorless camera or a digital SLR camera. In this article I want to explain about the disadvantages and advantages of those relatively new compact cameras with a larger sensor. I will explain it to you with an assumption that you don’t have a lot of… Continue reading Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic is probably one of the companies that doesn’t stop innovating when it comes to digital cameras. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 is just another example how far Panasonic wants to go with its mirrorless cameras. Being backed up with Leica high quality optics, the GF3 is just another step forward for Panasonic to achieve its… Continue reading Panasonic Lumix GF3 Camera Opinion