Treasure Chest! – Sony RX1R II


Compact cameras have already started the metamorphosis from being entry-level solutions for budget-conscious amateurs to serving as a secondary body for the professionals always on the go. Sony has been quite¬† successful in this segment with highly capable models fitting possibly all categories. The Sony RX1R II is the second generation of one of the unique products in the … [Read more...]

Tank Battle… Anyone? – Fujifilm X-Pro 2


Fujifilm had once been regarded as the innovators in imaging, though the company was trimmed of a large share of its popularity with emerging digital and mirrorless technologies. However, the brand has been luring the professionals with its retro-designed cameras and excellent lenses. The Fujifilm X-Pro 2¬† is a possible replacement to the X-Pro 1, a popular model with a strong … [Read more...]

Small wonder…!-PANASONIC LUMIX TZ100


Compact cameras are not dead! Certainly, not yet. Clever manufacturers have identified three segments of the compact camera market which cannot be touched yet by smartphones. The first is the super zoom sector where super zoom or bridge cameras have lenses extending from ultra-wideangle to super telephoto(e.g.24- 500mm). The second segment is semi professional cameras where the … [Read more...]

Canon Strikes Back! – Canon EOS 5D Mark IV


Many camera manufacturers make successful cameras. Very few camera manufacturers however end up making cameras that become iconic. The 5D series from Canon is certainly an iconic product. It all started with the introduction of the 5D in 2005. It saw immediate success. The 5D Mark II (2009) and 5D Mark III (2012) followed and the success story continued. Past experience … [Read more...]

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...]