Event pro Jeff Cable picks his must-have equipment for shooting events
By Dan Havlik
Jeff Cable is a master of event photography whether he’s shooting a Bar Mitzvah or the Olympic games. A photographer for Team USA, he’s captured the last six Olympics in Beijing, Vancouver, London, Sochi, Rio de Janeiro, and PyeongChang.
Cable also covers events, including weddings, closer to home in the Saratoga, California-region where...
The year has gotten off to a great start when it comes to photo gear
By Dan Havlik
2021 is only a few months old but things are already looking better, especially from a photo gear perspective. Several major new cameras have been introduced and each one has the potential to be game changer in the photo industry.
Interestingly, most of the new cameras unveiled, so far, in 2021 have been aimed at professional photographers. This...
Full resolution test photos from Sony's new flagship camera
By Dan Havlik
It’s been just over a month since Sony unveiled its new flagship full framer, the Sony Alpha a1, and our sister site, Imaging Resource (IR) has just posted a large collection of full resolution images captured with this mirrorless camera to give you an idea of its image quality. IR’s test photos from the Sony Alpha a1 include shots captured...
An early test drive of Fujifilm's surprisingly portable and affordable medium format camera
By Dan Havlik
Our friends at Imaging Resource, which is Digital Photo Pro’s sister site, were among the first few journalists to get their hands on the highly anticipated new Fujifilm GFX 100S and they came away impressed. In an extensive first look review of the forthcoming 102MP medium format camera, Imaging Resource Reviews Editor Jeremy Gray calls the Fujifilm...
A look at the latest cameras and technology trends for professional imaging
For at least the past year or two, the professional camera market has seemed hyper-focused on the full-frame camera segment. Last year, in particular, seemed like the year of the full-frame mirrorless camera, with expanded offerings from Sony, another option from Canon’s burgeoning EOS R series and Panasonic’s big debut into this market...
With increasingly advanced features, better build quality and impressive image quality, the range of enthusiast camera options is better than ever
Not long ago, hobbyist photographers who wanted a “serious” camera looked solely to the DSLR. But today, compact cameras and mirrorless bodies complement DSLRs as legitimate options for photography enthusiasts. We’ve now got cameras that pack the power of “serious” DSLRs into the compact form factor of a point-and-shoot.
There were some surprising introductions in high-end digital camera bodies in 2019
2019 was a wild year for camera manufacturers as the newest crop of cameras being released continues to expand the technological boundaries of what’s possible. In some cases, iterative updates continue to push the capabilities of camera sensors and other features. Yet, in some instances, manufacturers seem to be suffering from an identity crisis,...
Hands on with a light and compact full-frame EOS camera
While the other two mirrorless cameras I wrote about recently, the Sony A6400 and Fujifilm X-T30, are very capable and include powerful features, neither has a large, full-frame sensor like the one included on the 26.2-megapixel Canon EOS RP.
One of the things that stands out most of all with the RP is the price point: The EOS RP will retail for just...
Although the X-T30 is smaller and lighter than many in its class, it’s still a very capable camera
Text & Photography By Terry Sullivan
If 2018 was a banner year for new mirrorless cameras, 2019 has kept the momentum going with the introduction of a number of new smaller-sized cameras. One of the more notable was a full-featured mirrorless camera with an APS-C-sized image sensor: The Fujifilm X-T30. Here’s our first look at what we thought about the new model.
The Fujifilm X-T30 (far...
Hands on with a new mirrorless camera that's smaller and lighter than most, yet still very capable
The resolution of the Sony a6400’s 24.2-megapixel sensor provides plenty of pixels to crop and recompose images, like this one, which was originally a vertical.
In mid-January, Sony announced the new 24.2-megapixel a6400, a mirrorless camera with an APS-C-sized sensor that’s priced reasonably for a camera with so many features: $900 body only, $1,000...