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...
Apple iPhone 15 - USB-C, thinner bezels, titanium design

Trendspotting: Apple iPhone is back on top (Report)

According to IDC, Apple is back on top. The iconic Apple iPhone has toppled Samsung, ending its 12-year run at the top. Per the report from the research firm IDC (International Data Corp), Apple took 20% market share in 2023. Samsung didn't trail by much (19.4%) so the lead could be...
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...
Samsung Display to supply Apple iPhone foldable displays (Rumor)

Foldable Apple iPhone in the future? Signs say yes

More evidence is being discovered on a regular basis that suggests that, yes, Apple is indeed likely planning to release a foldable variant of the iconic Apple iPhone. Per Phone Arena (Samsung Display shuffles its foldable unit as it prepares to supply foldable Apple devices) and other tech sites like...
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...
ZimaCube NAS personal cloud

ZimaCube looks like a compelling open source NAS alternative to Synology, QNAP

All things open source continues to be a growing movement. The latest example: the ZimaCube NAS. Based on the ZimaBoard -- which is a small Single-Board Computer (SBC) not unlike Raspberry Pi or Arduino -- the ZimaCube is a Network Attached Storage (NAS) system based on Linux and other open source...
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...