A Joy To Use – Pentax K1


The K1 is the first full-frame D-SLR from Pentax. Looking at its easy-to-use user interface, it seems to me that Pentax engineers have really put their heart and soul in designing this model. Most features, which are generally found deep under complex menu sets, are right where they should have been. The K1 is also the first D-SLR with a LCD panel that can be tilted … [Read more...]

With a Longer Reach – Sony RX10 III


Sony is one camera manufacturer that has a clearly defined ‘professional’ line-up of compact cameras. The RX-series, consisting of three distinct line-ups, the RX100, RX10, and the RX1, has broken new grounds in image quality when it comes to compact cameras. The RX10 III (officially known as the RX10 M3) is an improved version of the RX10 II with an extension of 3x optical zoo … [Read more...]

Raising the Bar – Canon EOS 1D X Mark II


The 1D X Mark II is the new Canon flagship model incorporating a full-frame 20.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, with a machine-gun frame rate of 16 frames per second in Live View shooting, 14 frames per second when using the viewfinder. You can also select the AF point using the Touchscreen. Nikon and Canon both released their top-gun cameras (Nikon’s D5 and Canon’s 1D X Mark II) in tim … [Read more...]

Another Ace…!-Panasonic Lumix GX7


Panasonic has carved itself a niche amongst mirrorless camera brands with highperforming bodies and superior optics in lenses. The LUMIX GX7 joins the bandwagon with a 16 megapixel sensor and a new tilting Electronic Viewfinder. Here is our take on this retro-styled camera. Design and Build Quality The Panasonic GX7 is designed with a retro style. The outer body is made of … [Read more...]

Another Showpiece-Fujifilm X-E2


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...]