Category Archives: Cameras

Nikon 1 V3

Yes, yes, yes! Nikon gets it right with the V3

But for £1049 with lens, grip and viewfinder? Possibly no.

As you may have guessed I’m back from holiday. I have 1300 RAW photos awaiting my attention in Lightroom, and I’m managing to procrastinate my way around them for now. In the meantime, watch a couple of puff videos about the Nikon V3. Continue reading

Hilarious Nikon Df review by fStoppers

After receiving some serious backlash for saying the Nikon Df is for looks and not photography, fStoppers made a video to illustrate their point. After a hipster makeover Lee Morris hits the streets and asks people whether they’d rather have a D800 or the Df, and why. The video is pretty long but good for a laugh so long as you don’t take your Nikon loyalty too seriously ;)

Fujifilm X-T1

The Fuji X-T1: Okay, it just got real.

As you all know I’ve been dating Leica for a while now (twins, in fact), and even the hype-tastic Sony A7 hasn’t been able to tempt me back to those bothersome ‘new’ brands. Late last year I decided to take our relationship to the next level by trading up the M8 to an M 240 on the digital side of the equation.

Understatement: It has been an expensive marriage. Divorce would no doubt come at high personal cost both emotionally and financially. But damn, Fuji!

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Sony RX-1 with optical viewfinder

Sony RX1 camera review

Yep that’s right, I finally got time to put down my thoughts for a Sony RX1 camera review – the small camera with a big sensor. So here we go.

When I reviewed the NEX-7 last year, I said the camera was defined by Sony’s attention to what its customers were asking for. The RX1 is a little different. Nobody was expecting a full-frame compact camera with a fixed lens. Not really. With a 35mm f2 Zeiss lens, the same superb 24 megapixel sensor as the Nikon D600 and a body not much bigger than a point-and shoot, the RX1 was an exercise in the possible.

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Nikon V2 with 32mm f1.2

Nikon V2 with 32mm f1.2 lens

Further proof that Nikon is serious about its 1 system. This 32mm f1.2 lens was announced in January, but these are the first images to surface on the Nikon USA website. As you can see, it looks like a quality piece of glass with a nano crystal coat and what appears to be a manual focusing ring! (UPDATE: Not so sure about the latter – the other two Nikon 1 prime lenses have this design too, but it’s just moulded plastic and doesn’t actually do anything.) Continue reading