Sony Alpha A77 DSLR smiles for press photos, 24 megapixel sensor in tow
Destined to be Sony’s top APS-C model, the Sony Alpha A77 has just received an early unveil compliments of a pair of leaked press release images. The photos, though yet confirmed, appear to be genuine and the timing pairs nicely with previous rumors suggesting a late September or early October release. Is this the Sony Alpha A77 you’ve been waiting for? Read more
July 14th, 2011
Sony NEX-7 image leaked: is this the perfect micro four thirds?
DSLR purists might snub at the thought of a micro four third camera being perfect, but for those keen on HD video and capturing quality shots without carrying around endless amounts of gear, the M4/3 is a godsend. The Panasonic Lumix GH1, once hacked, set the video bar with 50 Mbps+ AVCHD capture, rightfully earning the title ‘creative hybrid’. The Sony NEX-7 looks to up the ante on the imaging front. Read more
July 1st, 2011
[gallery] [gallery] One of the official Olympic partners has unveiled some limited edition cameras, camcorders and memory cards. But this is no tie-in tat of the kind you’d find on a stall near the stadium - this is some of the company’s finest gear, in special limited edition designs. Read on to get yourself a piece of tech to commemorate the games. Read more
June 30th, 2011
Update: all three are officially headed for the UK! Though the E-P3 is still the only one priced so far. Camera giant Olympus has lifted the lid on no fewer than three new micro four thirds cameras, giving you SLR results in a compact size. And one has the fastest autofocus of any interchangeable lens camera, so you’ll never miss that amazing shot again. So which will you be wielding come your summer hols? Read on to find which is for you. Read more
June 23rd, 2011
The Pentax Q has emerged from the labs with its makers claiming its the smallest interchangeable lens camera yet. That would mean it's stolen the crown from the Panasonic Lumix GF3 which was outed less than two weeks ago. But Pentax hasn't given us details on the Q's size and weight yet so the jury's still out. The retro-looking snapper achieves its slight size by ditching an optical viewfinder, mirror box, focusing plate and autofocus sensor. Those components are what add to the size of a common-or-garden DSLR but losing does lead to some compromises. Still, the Pentax Q has plenty of other tricks to deploy… Read more
June 13th, 2011

Panasonic only unleashed its last micro four thirds camera (the Panasonic Lumix GF2) in the UK six months ago but the successor has officially arrived.

Behold the Panasonic Lumix GF3 which the camera cobbler claims is the smallest Micro Four Thirds snapper yet. Rejecting the retro-style of the Lumix GF2, the Panasonic Lumix GF3 is a much more modern-looking aluminium clad beast but what's lurking beneath the surface…

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June 8th, 2011

Sony has unleashed its first update to its NEX line since the Sony NEX-3 dropped off the radar earlier this year. We really liked the Sony NEX-5 so we're excited to get our hands on the rather nifty looking Sony NEX-C3.

It packs a 16.2MP APS-C image sensor into a body smaller than the NEX-5 and is designed to fit snugly in the gap between point-and-shoot digital snappers and full-fat DSLR cameras. The sensor inside it is the same one you'll find in the new Sony Alpha A35 but there's more to it than that. Read on for all the specs you need…

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May 20th, 2011
Sigma DS1: the DSLR to end all DSLRs, 46 megapixels says so
While we’re not normally sticklers for megapixels, but the Sigma DS1 set launch in Japan on June 10th touts a jaw dropping 46 megapixel sensor. The cost of admission will not be cheap, in fact the DS1 is priced more than 3.5x higher than our Canon 5D MK II, but the light-weight magnesium allow body might just win you over. There’s officially a new challenger in the high-end photography market ladies and gentlemen, here’s what you need to know about the Sigma DS1. Read more

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