The Nikon D5 is Now $1,000 Off – Photography Article

As Nikon prepares to reveal the Nikon D6 flagship DSLR in earnest, the Nikon D5’s price has dropped to an all-time low. Whether you want the XQD or CF memory card version, you can now pick it up for “just” $5,497, or a full $1,000 off the suggested retail price. By all accounts, the Nikon D6 will be a major upgrade over the current D5: with rumors swirling of in-body image stabilization, better video capabilities, and other features that will…

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Ricoh Announces Development of New Pentax Flagship APS-C DSLR – Photography Article

It’s a day for development announcements! On the same day as Fuji revealed its upcoming Fujifilm X-Pro3 rangefinder, Ricoh broke its long silence to reveal that it is developing a brand new Pentax flagship APS-C DLSR to replace the KP. Unlike Fuji, Ricoh revealed almost nothing about the upcoming camera. We know that the model (name to-be-announced) will be an APS-C flagship K-mount DSLR that is “currently under development for market launch in 2020.” Price TBD. If you want to…

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The DSLR vs Mirrorless Debate is Silly, Here’s Why – Photography Article

Photographer Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography recently published a well-reasoned and logical response to the Mirrorless vs DSLR debate that recently peaked with the announcement of the Nikon D6. In his video, Forbes offers a much more nuanced take than many of the arguments you’ve probably seen in various corners of the Internet. Forbes’ argument is, essentially, that the whole debate is silly because new photography technology rarely ever completely replaces what came before. “Mirrorless is the future?…

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Canon is Developing a Mirrorless-to-DSLR ‘Converter’: Report – Photography Article

One of Japan’s largest newspapers has published a report that contains two very interesting tidbits for Canon mirrorless shooters. First, they claim that Canon will release a 1D X-level EOS R in 2021; and second, the report revealed that Canon is working on some sort of ‘converter’ that can turn a mirrorless camera into a DSLR. The report was published in Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, and it seems to confirm rumors that Canon is preparing a high-end EOS R camera that…

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Nikon to Announce D6 Next Week, Will Feature IBIS and Improved AF: Report – Photography Article

According to the most recent reports out of Japan, Nikon is planning to announce the flagship Nikon D6 DSLR in less than a week! The official announcement of the D6—which is rumored to feature in-body image stabilization, better video, and more—is now expected on September 4th. Previous rumors indicated that Nikon was going to announce their flagship full-frame DSLR sometime in October, but Nokishita is reporting that this date has now been moved up to September 4th: This is almost…

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Canon and Sony Announce New DSLRs and Mirrorless Cameras – Photography Article

Last week, we reported Canon 90D specs based on a leaked promo video. And this week, we can talk about the Canon 90D with complete certainty, because it has now been announced alongside the (mirrorless) Canon M6 Mark II. The original Canon M6, to which the Canon EOS M6 Mark II is the successor. Canon EOS 90D The new Canon 90D will start shipping in September, so you still have a few weeks to decide whether it’s the right piece…

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Canon 90D is a Crop DSLR That Shoots 32MP Photos and 4K Video – Photography Article

Canon has announced the Canon EOS 90D, a new crop sensor DSLR aimed at prosumers who want affordable flexibility in shooting both photos and videos. At the core of the 90D is a 32.5-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with a 1.6x crop backed by a DIGIC 8 image processor. The camera has an ISO range of 100-25600 (expandable to 51200) and has a continuous shooting speed of up to 11 frames per second. The Dual Pixel CMOS AF system uses 45…

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Canon Leaks Full Product Brochures for the Canon 90D and EOS M6 Mark II – Photography Article

Canon Australia sprung a massive leak last night, when the product pages for the un-released Canon 90D and Canon EOS M6 Mark II both went online by accident. We’ve already shared the promo videos for both cameras that were posted there, but that wasn’t all—Canon leaked its own product brochures, too. There’s very little mystery left about either of these two cameras, which are allegedly scheduled to be announced next week. We don’t know the exact release date, sales start…

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Your Canon DSLR Might Be Hacked; Here’s What You Should Do – Photography Article

Do you use a Canon DSLR? If so, watch out. Because hackers can exploit your camera and hold your images hostage. Seriously. Let me explain: Ransomware is malicious software that hackers can use to infect your camera. Once the ransomware gains access to your camera, it encrypts your images, making them completely inaccessible to you. That’s when the hacker makes a demand: If you ever want to see your photos again, you must pay a sum of money. In return,…

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Canon and Nikon Will Release DSLRs With In-Body Image Stabilization – Photography Article

In-body image stabilization (IBIS) has long been resisted by the two DSLR giants, Nikon and Canon. But recent rumors indicate that both Canon and Nikon will be breaking into new territory, with IBIS technology added to upcoming DSLRs for both brands. Up until now, in-body image stabilization has been confined to Nikon’s mirrorless lineup. And while reports indicate that the followup to the (mirrorless) Canon EOS R will include IBIS, there was no definitive information about DSLR in-body stabilization. Then,…

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Canon to Announce the 90D or the EOS M5 Mark II Next Month – Photography Article

August is bound to be an exciting month for Canon fans. Rumors indicate that either the Canon 90D or the Canon EOS M5 Mark II will be announced next month, though it is also possible that we’ll get an announcement for both. The Canon 90D would likely be the replacement for the Canon 80D, a mid-level Canon DSLR aimed at enthusiasts. The Canon EOS M5 Mark II, meanwhile, replaces the Canon EOS M5, an APS-C mirrorless camera. The Canon 80D…

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Curious Monkey Tries Out Wildlife Photographer’s Camera – Photography Article

Danish biologist Mogens Trolle recently captured this charming video of a curious young monkey at the Tangkoko Nature Reserve in Sulawesi, Indonesia who decided to give wildlife photography. Or, at least, that’s what it seems to be doing. Obviously we’re anthropomorphizing a bit here, but the monkey really does seem to go beyond just groping at the Canon camera. As Trolle himself put it, “You see a youngster looking very much like a wildlife photographer standing behind my camera, looking…

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Is Canon’s New RF 85mm f/1.2L Lens Worth It? – Photography Article

Ever since Canon and Nikon debuted their latest lens mounts, there’s been a lot of talk about the “optical advantages” of the shallower, wider Z and RF-mounts. Canon even released a video more-or-less shaming their own EF lenses by comparison. But does this translate into meaningful real-world results? Photographer Matt Granger recently set out to answer this question by comparing the tried and true Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II on the Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR against the brand new…

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Huge Price Drop on Nikon D5 and D810 – Photography Article

If you’re in the market for a full-frame DSLR and you don’t mind picking up a model that’s a few years old, now is the time. Yesterday, Nikon launched the biggest price drops yet on both the Nikon D5 and the Nikon D810, taking $500 off the flagship D5, $1,000 off the 36.3MP D810, and a whopping $1,600 off the D810 kit with the 24-120mm f/4G ED VR lens. The Nikon D5—which is rumored to see a replacement with 4K/60p…

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Nikon to Ditch 1/3 of Its DSLR Lineup in Shift to Mirrorless: Report – Photography Article

When Nikon announced its Z Series full-frame mirrorless camera system last year, it called the Z mount “the new light that Nikon will use to pioneer the future.” In its new push toward mirrorless dominance, Nikon will reportedly be ending at least 1/3 of its F-mount DSLR models. Nikon currently has 8 active DSLR models in its latest F-mount lineup: the D5, D850, Df, D750, D500, D7500, D5600, and D3500 (ordered from high-end to entry-level). Nikon Rumors is hearing from…

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Canon Was Blinded by Sony and the ‘Mirrorless Revolution’ – Photography Article

Based on a number of conversations I’ve had and a few minor polls I’ve conducted, most people seem to believe that Canon made the right decision by producing a mirrorless system. Now my sample size is quite small so this may or may not be a true reflection, but I have an opposing view to this. I firmly believe that Canon made the wrong choice by developing a new mirrorless system with a new mount. I’ve long believed that Canon should have…

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