Top 5 Mirrorless Cameras: Panasonic LUMIX G100

Top 5: Best mirrorless cameras

Mirrorless cameras are still an appealing option for aspiring photographers and enthusiasts. Those interested in learning about core photography principals such as the exposure triangle (aperture, shutter speed, ISO), lenses and focal lengths, and other key elements required to master this occasional black art might enjoy the process better...

Top Camera Gear: Best all-round lens under $700 for 2024

Re-visiting a classic lens: the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 ART. Swapping out lenses on your mirrorless or DSRL camera is one of the joys (and challenges) of photography and videography. But on the downside: weight. Lugging around a bag of glass can be frustrating, especially for travel, documentary and other shooters on the...
Canon EOS R5 is Lensrentals most popular rental

Trendspotting: Canon, Sony dominate camera rental market

At least according to one data source Canon and Sony cameras and lenses are dominating the competition. Lensrentals has released its annual report summarizing the most popular rental gear. As usual, the rental house segments the findings in a variety of ways that makes for interesting reading for those that...
Sony a6000 - front view and shutter button, power switch

Is the Sony Alpha a6000 still worth it?

Should you buy the landmark mirrorless camera that is the Sony a6000? (Spoiler alert: yes!) For a basic rangefinder style 24MP camera that came out in 2014, surely the a6000 should not be on your shopping list? Right?! Well, maybe not so fast. As I recently discovered, though it's nearly 10 years...
Canon EOS R5 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Canon EOS R5: On sale, a superb full-frame mirrorless camera deal

For my money, the Canon EOS R5 is still the flagship full-frame camera to beat. With 8K video, a 45MP sensor, high resolution stills mode (400MP), dual memory card slots, and typically outstanding Canon ergonomics, this is a camera that means business. Best of all, while still a relatively new model,...
Behind the scenes at Scary Fast - will more filmmakers use the Apple iPhone for high profile projects?

Apple’s ‘Scary Fast’ event was also primetime for the iPhone camera

Apple's 'Scary Fast' event was a little unusual on a couple of fronts. First, the timing. Typically, Apple holds these types of events and live streams during the day -- as far as I can recall almost always in the morning. So to have this one at 5pm PT was...
Panasonic S5M2 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body - Firmware adds 96MP high resolution mode for stills

Panasonic S5 II shooters can now take 96 MP hi-res photos

One of the best features of the Panasonic GH6 -- even though it's primarily a video-oriented camera! -- is its 100 MP high resolution mode for photos. Turn that on and you can get amazingly detailed images that are suitable for print outs. Or, use it to retain the...
Panasonic GH6 with anamorphic lens

Top 5: Best mirrorless cameras for shooting video

Updated for 2023-2024 If you're in the market for a new camera and want to shoot video, you're in luck. With the advent of mirrorless technology, there's an almost staggering array of cameras that produce crisp video, without the need to spend thousands of dollars. Canon, Sony, Panasonic, Leica, and...
Blackmagic Camera app - digital film for Apple iPhone

Blackmagic Camera app provides “digital film” controls for iPhones

Along with Blackmagic Cloud, an interesting alternative to Filmic Pro
Mobile filmmaking with the Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max

Apple iPhone 15 Pro: Finally, a serious filmmaking tool thanks to this feature (game changer!)

USB-C brings more than just universality with Apple's latest Pro models.