A Joy To Use – Pentax K1

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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

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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

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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...]

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...]