Another Showpiece-Fujifilm X-E2

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Many Fujifi lm cameras are styled in the ‘retro’ fashion, and the 16.3-megapixel X-E2 is no exception. Screaming retro all though the body, this ‘modern oldie’ comes with an f/2.8-4 kit lens that is sturdy like all Fujifi lm lenses. A faux leather finish completes the classic look, while neatly hidden beneath the old shell are modern features such as Wi-Fi and Geotagg … [Read more...]

A Comeback! – Pentax K-3 II

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In the seventies and the eighties,  Pentax (then Asahi Pentax) was a name to reckon with. Their ‘mostsold’ film SLR was the Pentax K1000, which was very reliable and easy to use and was hence seen in almost every photographers’ kit-bag. Somehow, with the advent of the digital era, Pentax lost its way. Though in the recent times, they have been trying for a revival of their lost … [Read more...]

It Takes Two to Tango-Canon EOS 760D with 18-135mm lens

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Canon has recently launched the twins, EOS 750D and 760D, the latter featuring some cosmetic improvements over the former. Finally, the camera is with us on our test bench. Canon EOS 760D is the latest offering from Canon, featuring a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor. The camera features WiFi and NFC, along with a fully articulated LCD and premium build quality. Design and … [Read more...]

Reaching for the alpha rank-Sony Alpha 77 II

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When the major players in the market toyed with the idea of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, Sony tried to revive the large-bodied cameras and make it coexist with their mirrorless counterparts by reinventing the mirror. The Sony SLT (Single Lens Translucent) cameras have been around for some time, and the company has recently upgraded their APS-C flagship, the SLT A77 … [Read more...]

Tactically Terrific – Nikon 1 J5 `

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Nikon has been a late entrant into the Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Compact category. But they have surely done some serious work when complacency led the category leaders to slump. The Nikon 1 J5 brings 4K video recording along with other superior features in a compact body. Design and Build Quality The Nikon 1 J5 has a sturdy construction with the outer body made of … [Read more...]