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Fujifilm Explains Why The X100VI Is Still Out of Stock

Fujifilm is currently managing incredible demand for its X100 series of cameras. Despite the latest X100VI only being released a couple of months ago, the backlog has already grown to immense proportions. In our latest video, we speak to Fujifilm to see why this is the case.

Fujifilm Instax SQ40 Versus Instax SQ6: Which Should You Buy?

Fujifilm Instax cameras are the most popular instant cameras, offering a range of sizes from mini to wide, providing plenty of options. My favorite format is the Instax square film, and with the release of the new Instax SQ40, we conducted a comparison against the SQ6 to determine the best square format instant camera.

A Beginner's Guide to Shooting in Raw With Your Cameraphone

Shooting in raw with your smartphone is a simple tweak that can significantly enhance your smartphone photography. We're diving into how this feature can improve the quality of your pictures, offering more detail and better color accuracy. It's a practical look at how this tech can upgrade your everyday shots.

This is How Sigma Makes The World's Smallest Full Frame Camera

The Sigma fp and fp L cameras, recognized as the world's smallest and lightest full frame interchangeable lens cameras, are products of Sigma's meticulous design and manufacturing process. A recent video reveals the detailed behind-the-scenes of how Sigma designs, machines, and assembles these cameras.

Fujifilm X100V Versus Fujifilm X-T5 With 23mm f/2 Lens

Fujifilm was the focus of our recent video where we compared two of its camera models: the Fujifilm X100V and the X-T5, equipped with the 23mm f/2.0 lens. This comparison isn't just about the cameras themselves, but rather a deeper look and comparison between the lenses.

iPhone 15 Pro Wins Best Camera Award 2023

Camera phones are now being taken more seriously than ever before. The improvements in technology have made it so that the results you can produce with a smartphone, in many cases, can rival those of "proper" cameras. And this year, one major award has been given to Apple for its latest flagship phone.

Winter Photography: The Art and Challenge of Cold Weather Photography With Kevin Bruseby and Zoner Photo Studio X

Winter photography is a realm where Kevin Bruseby excels, capturing the stark and serene beauty of winter. His journey reflects a blend of discovery and unique challenges associated with capturing the essence of the coldest season. Drawing from the tranquil Scandinavian winters, Bruseby describes his journey as one filled with discovery and challenges.

Fujifilm Instax Mini Evo Versus Leica Sofort 2: Which Is The Best Instant Camera?

Instant photography has long held a special place in the hearts of photo enthusiasts, offering the unique charm of instant, tangible memories. In this modern era where digital photography predominates, the allure of instant film cameras persists, blending nostalgia with contemporary technology.

How Sony Broke the Canon and Nikon Stalemate

Sony is rapidly rising as a leading camera manufacturer. This article explores how their innovative E mount system and bold approach to features have challenged the Canon and Nikon's duopoly in the photography industry.

Billingham Anniversary Edition: Iconic Camera Bags Get a Limited Makeover

Billingham, the UK-based family business famous for its camera bags since 1973, is marking its 50-year anniversary. To commemorate half a century of production, the company has released a limited edition series of their most popular bags, each fashioned in black canvas and leather with red stitching, signaling a departure from their usual styling cues.

Full-Frame Cameras: Let’s Be Honest, It's the Best Format

Full-frame cameras have faced recent criticism, deemed unnecessary by advocates of smaller formats. This article aims to counterbalance the discussion, presenting arguments for why full-frame cameras may indeed hold the top spot for photographers.

We Review the Hobolite Micro: The Cute Little Light That Could

In the world of LED lights, Hobolite has once again pushed the envelope, revealing the “Micro” to their lineup. At first glance, its compactness is enchanting, promising both convenience and functionality. The real question, however, is: does it deliver?

Sirui 150mm Anamorphic Lens: The Lens That Rekindled My Passion For Filming

Sirui's launched the Venus 150mm T2.9 1.6x Full-Frame Anamorphic Lens. Beyond its sharp imagery, pleasing bokeh, and unique anamorphic flare, its standout feature is the remarkably close minimum focus distance. This capability sets the lens apart, elevating it to a distinct tier of optical brilliance.

Best Budget Cine Lenses: Sirui Night Walker 24mm, 35mm, and 55mm T/1.2 lenses Review

In the world of filmmaking, quality often comes with a hefty price tag. But Sirui's latest offering — a trio of cine lenses designed for super 35 sensors — challenges this narrative. Affordable yet robust, these lenses offer impressive capabilities that can benefit both novices and seasoned professionals.