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Entry-level GoPro Hero could be all the action-cam you ever need

Entry-level GoPro Hero could be all the action-cam you ever need

By Max Langridge

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman has previously promised a new entry-level camera would arrive in 2018, and backed up those claims at CES 2018.  Best GoPro: Which GoPro should you choose? Today, we're seeing his promise ring true, as GoPro has announced the Hero.... Read more

GoPro's camera tech might power future robots and self-driving cars

GoPro's camera tech might power future robots and self-driving cars

By Elyse Betters

GoPro has embraced a new way to grow its bottom line: licensing deals.The action camera maker has entered into a new licensing partnership with Jabil, a manufacturing services company. The idea is that Jabil will use GoPro's design and intellectual property... Read more

Meet the Photoshop artist you'd want to be trolled by

Meet the Photoshop artist you'd want to be trolled by

By Adrian Willings

We all have our flaws and features of our body that we'd love a professional to edit out of our photos. Or maybe the perfect selfie that's been ruined by a photo-bombing pet or random stranger in the background. A skilled Photoshopper might be able to... Read more

Light L16: This 16-in-1 camera is a real product you can buy. No, really.

Light L16: This 16-in-1 camera is a real product you can buy. No, really.

By Mike Lowe

Don't fret, your eyes haven't crossed; you're not looking at a Photoshopped image of a smartphone from the future. Nope, you're looking at the Light L16: a 16-in-one camera that is, well, every bit as barmy as it looks.So what exactly is it? The L16's... Read more

Snow pictures: How to take beautiful photos in the snow

Snow pictures: How to take beautiful photos in the snow

By Stuart Miles

The UK is covered in snow, this time thanks to the "Beast from the East" and Storm Emma which many might curse as they have to trudge to work, but it can also present some fun opportunities too, especially for photographers.Trains will be cancelled as... Read more

Sony's new A7 III is a "basic" mirrorless camera that's anything but

Sony's new A7 III is a "basic" mirrorless camera that's anything but

By Max Langridge

Sony has announced the A7 III mirrorless cameras as successor to the three-year-old A7 II. It combines some of the best features of the A9 and A7R III into an affordable $2,000 package (body only). Sony A7 II review: Mostly alpha, some beta One of the... Read more

It's about time: Google Clips AI camera is finally available to buy

It's about time: Google Clips AI camera is finally available to buy

By Elyse Betters

Do you remember Google's Clips camera?Shortly after announcing the new Home Max and Home Mini speakers, as well as the new Pixel phones last autumn, Google brought out a camera that uses artificial intelligence to capture moments you might otherwise miss.... Read more

Canon EOS 2000D initial review: Asserting DSLR's entry-level place in a smartphone world?

Canon EOS 2000D initial review: Asserting DSLR's entry-level place in a smartphone world?

By Mike Lowe

The camera market is more divided than ever before. Hot off the heels of Samsung announcing its new flagship S9 smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2018 - with a dual aperture lens camera unlike anything in a phone before it - Canon, in a sphere all of... Read more

Canon EOS M50 initial review: Hooray for 4K

Canon EOS M50 initial review: Hooray for 4K

By Mike Lowe

Since Canon launched its mirrorless camera line-up - known as the EOS M range - we've failed to be too impressed. The EOS M50, however, could be the camera to change that.Why? The M50 is the first time we've seen a number of things in this range: there's... Read more

Canon ups its budget DSLR game, intros EOS 2000D and 4000D

Canon ups its budget DSLR game, intros EOS 2000D and 4000D

By Mike Lowe

Looking to entice a new audience into the budget DSLR category, Canon has introduced a pair of entry-level EOS models: the 2000D and 4000D.The 2000D replaces the EOS 1300D, while the 4000D is an entirely new entry designed to include every possible cost-saving... Read more

29 of the most famous alien and monster photographs ever taken

29 of the most famous alien and monster photographs ever taken

By Adrian Willings

Since the dawn of time, the human race has seen mystery and intrigue around every corner. Mysterious events have been put down to the supernatural, the paranormal and even the extra-terrestrial.One things for sure, there have been a lot of unexplained... Read more

Incredible award-winning aerial photos from the Skypixel photo contest

Incredible award-winning aerial photos from the Skypixel photo contest

By Adrian Willings

Skypixel, in partnership with DJI, has announced the winners of its competition marking "The Best Aerial Photos of 2017". This contest is now the largest and most well-known aerial photography contest in the world and brings a range of breath-taking submissions.These... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX9 initial review: Compact but powerful

Panasonic Lumix GX9 initial review: Compact but powerful

By Chris Hall

The Panasonic Lumix G Series has grown considerably over recent years and with the announcement of the new Lumix GX9, there's now a new compact model for those interested in quality and control.While this camera really updates and replaces the GX8, in... Read more

Fujifilm X-H1 initial review: Does the most advanced X-series live up to its potential?

Fujifilm X-H1 initial review: Does the most advanced X-series live up to its potential?

By Mike Lowe

In 2018 it's certainly the turn of mirrorless cameras to really up the pressure being put on DSLR cameras. We've already seen the excellent Panasonic Lumix G9 deliver strong in performance, stills and video. Now Fujifilm wants a piece of the pie, with... Read more

Fujifilm X-H1 vs Panasonic Lumix G9: What’s the difference?

Fujifilm X-H1 vs Panasonic Lumix G9: What’s the difference?

By Mike Lowe

It's battle of the mirrorless big guns, with the new Fujifilm X-H1 posing some considerable questions for Panasonic's formidable Lumix G9. If you're looking for a pro-spec interchangeable lens camera, minus the DSLR bulk, which makes best sense for you?Fuji... Read more

Fujifilm X-H1 mirrorless camera marries pro-spec stills and 4K video thrills

Fujifilm X-H1 mirrorless camera marries pro-spec stills and 4K video thrills

By Mike Lowe

Looking for a high-performance mirrorless interchangeable lens camera? Fujifilm just unveiled the X-H1, which is gunning to be king of the hill.With a robust build - it's weather-resistant and scratch-resistant - this mirrorless marvel wraps a magnesium... Read more

41 of the most unusual cameras ever made

41 of the most unusual cameras ever made

By Adrian Willings

Camera technology has come a long way since the early days of the camera obscura. Manufacturers and inventors have tried and tested a multitude of different camera designs some quirky, some bonkers, some incredibly successful. Over the years, there have... Read more

Panasonic TZ200 extends to 15x optical zoom for all your travel close-ups

Panasonic TZ200 extends to 15x optical zoom for all your travel close-ups

By Chris Hall

Panasonic has announced an update to its popular travel camera, resulting in the Lumix TZ200.The new model keeps to this line's style with a compact body, but packing an impressive 15x optical zoom Leica lens onto the front. This lens is 24mm at the wide... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX9 puts shooting power into a compact body

Panasonic Lumix GX9 puts shooting power into a compact body

By Chris Hall

Panasonic has announced the new Lumix GX9, slimming down the 2015 GX8 model for a more compact but powerful interchangeable lens system camera that look more like the GX80 in style.At its heart is a 20.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor without a low-pass filter,... Read more

Olympus Pen E-PL9 initial review: Modest updates for the mirrorless selfie snapper

Olympus Pen E-PL9 initial review: Modest updates for the mirrorless selfie snapper

By Timothy Coleman

The entry-level Olympus Pen sees a new update for 2018: the E-PL9, which is aimed at newbies and smartphone users looking to upgrade to a user-friendly mirrorless interchangeable lens camera for the first time.  The E-PL9's pared-down design should... Read more

Incredible photographer tricks the eye without Photoshop

Incredible photographer tricks the eye without Photoshop

By Adrian Willings

Some artists use a camera to create their works of art by simply capturing the world around them. Others use Photoshop to masterfully manipulate photos to transform an image into something new. Others still, use photographic wizardry to create images... Read more

How to take pictures of the ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’

How to take pictures of the ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’

By Dan Grabham

Tonight sees a big lunar event called the "Super blue blood moon" with three lunar phenomena taking place across the globe. In the UK, the moon is closest to us in its orbit so the moon will be around a third bigger than usual.Landscape and travel photographer... Read more

Fujifilm X-A5 is the company's smallest mirrorless camera to date

Fujifilm X-A5 is the company's smallest mirrorless camera to date

By Mike Lowe

We've long harped on about Fujifilm's image quality prowess from its mirrorless X-series cameras. Well, now you can get the utmost quality in the smallest-and-lightest package to date: the X-A5.Fuji's latest interchangeable lens snapper introduces the... Read more

Google starts selling its Clips AI camera on Google Store... sort of

Google starts selling its Clips AI camera on Google Store... sort of

By Elyse Betters

Do you remember Google's Clips camera?Right after announcing the new Home Max and Home Mini speakers, as well as the new Pixel phones last autumn, Google brought out a camera that uses artificial intelligence to capture moments you might otherwise miss.... Read more

Fujifilm FinePix XP130 is a compact, rugged, point-and-shoot camera

Fujifilm FinePix XP130 is a compact, rugged, point-and-shoot camera

By Max Langridge

Fujifilm has taken the wraps off its latest waterproof, rugged camera, the FinePix 130. It's the successor model to the XP120 and retains many of the outgoing camera's specs, including a 16.4-megapixel image sensor with an f/3.9-4.9 aperture range and... Read more

GoPro Fusion review: The 360-degree camera you've been waiting for
4.0 stars

GoPro Fusion review: The 360-degree camera you've been waiting for

By Cam Bunton

GoPro has finally launched the Fusion action camera. Like the Hero and Session, it's designed to be strapped to virtually any part of you of your kit - your bike, shoes, car or any number of other objects via accessory mounts. The Fusion is just as much... Read more

Intel's new RealSense cameras add 3D depth-perception to virtually any device

Intel's new RealSense cameras add 3D depth-perception to virtually any device

By Max Langridge

Intel has announced a couple of new RealSense cameras as part of its D400 product family. The D415 and D435 are available to order now in the US and are fully plug 'n' play, meaning you simply need to connect them to all manner of devices via USB and... Read more

Hasselblad made a 400-megapixel, €48,000 camera because why not?

Hasselblad made a 400-megapixel, €48,000 camera because why not?

By Max Langridge

Swedish camera manufacturer Hasselblad is already known for its expensive but powerful cameras, but its latest takes things to a whole new level. That's because the H6D-400c Multi-Shot camera is capable of taking 400-megapixel photos, giving photographers... Read more

GoPro: 'We will still produce new cameras later this year'

GoPro: 'We will still produce new cameras later this year'

By Dan Grabham

GoPro says that it will still produce new “camera and software” products this year and will return to profitability. Pocket-Lint was present at GoPro’s CES 2018 press briefing where the main topic was not product, but instead the current financial... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH5S initial review: The 4K Cinema pro

Panasonic Lumix GH5S initial review: The 4K Cinema pro

By Mike Lowe

Thought the Panasonic Lumix GH5 was the 4K capture king? Think again, for the new GH5S comes with more pro-spec video magic than you can shake a stick at, without the sky-high price point.Designed around the very same body as the GH5, the GH5S only presents... Read more

Amazing Images from a Small World. The winning images from Nikon's photomicrography competition

Amazing Images from a Small World. The winning images from Nikon's photomicrography competition

By Max Langridge

Camera manufacturer Nikon has been running the International Small World Competition since 1975. Now in its 42nd year, the competition celebrates the very best in photomicrography. A photomicrograph is a digital image taken through a microscope to magnify... Read more

Sony A9 initial review: Phenomenal speed from the full-frame mirrorless master

Sony A9 initial review: Phenomenal speed from the full-frame mirrorless master

By Timothy Coleman

Many DSLR users are either debating whether they should switch to a mirrorless system (it's less so the other way around). That's not been the case so much with professional sports and wildlife photographers because there was no real alternative to a... Read more

Sony A7R III initial review: Giving the Nikon D850 a run for its money

Sony A7R III initial review: Giving the Nikon D850 a run for its money

By Timothy Coleman

In the A7R III, Sony has built on the already impressive full-frame Mark II model, by creating a high-resolution and high-speed camera. Think of this Sony as part A7R II and part A9, all rolled into one.It does for mirrorless what the Nikon D850 does... Read more

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

By Max Langridge

GoPro has recently released its sixth-generation action camera, the Hero 6 Black.  The company has even released the Fusion, a camera capable of taking 360-degree photos. The Hero 6 Black is the more feature-packed of the two, and can take HDR photos... Read more

Tips for low light photography: Capture every Christmas moment

Tips for low light photography: Capture every Christmas moment

By Britta O'Boyle

Christmas tends to be a time of pretty lights and low-lit rooms to take full advantage of those lights, which in turn results in images full of random shadows and colours.To help you out, we have compiled a few tips to give you better photo results when... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G9 review: The finest mirrorless camera that money can buy
5.0 stars

Panasonic Lumix G9 review: The finest mirrorless camera that money can buy

By Mike Lowe

The line between DSLR and mirrorless cameras continues to blur, with the Panasonic Lumix G9 gunning to be the first choice for pro photographers. In many respects, this is the camera to cease the disparity between the formats; it's almost like a "mirrorless... Read more

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review: Can this compact truly replace a DSLR?
4.0 stars

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review: Can this compact truly replace a DSLR?

By Mike Lowe

With budget compacts more or less killed off by the ever-advancing phone camera, dedicated cameras play a very different role these days. And as not everyone wants to lug around a massive lump, mirrorless and DSLR cameras simply won't suit all photographers... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 UK camera deals: DSLR, compact, mirrorless and action camera bargains

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 UK camera deals: DSLR, compact, mirrorless and action camera bargains

By Mike Lowe

Black Friday may have passed us, but now it's all about Cyber Monday to snap - geddit? - up camera deals at a cut of the usual price.So whether you're looking for a compact, mirrorless or DSLR camera, we'll be updating this page to bring together the... Read more

Grab a Sony RX100 IV high-end compact for just £575, save £425 today only

Grab a Sony RX100 IV high-end compact for just £575, save £425 today only

By Mike Lowe

Black Friday bargains have arrived. For today only, Amazon has a great deal on the Sony RX100 Mark IV high-end compact, at just £575 (save £425) - see the deal here. Well known as one of the best pro-spec compact cameras going, the RX100 series crams... Read more

Get a Sony A7 mirrorless camera kit for just £719 - less than half price for Black Friday

Get a Sony A7 mirrorless camera kit for just £719 - less than half price for Black Friday

By Mike Lowe

Black Friday is rife with bargains, and Amazon has a banger on the first-generation Sony A7 mirrorless camera for £719 (save £831) - see the deal here.Although listed with the over-complex "ILCE7KB" name tag - that's interchangeable lens camera, kit... Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III review: Ideal for amateurs?
4.0 stars

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III review: Ideal for amateurs?

By Mike Lowe

Say hello to the Olympus OM-D E-M10 for its third innings, in Mark III form.This new addition to the OM-D family boasts many of the same features we love about the OM-D range - the Micro Four Thirds sensor and raft of available lenses, class-leading in-camera... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G9 bridges the gap between mirrorless and DSLR for pros

Panasonic Lumix G9 bridges the gap between mirrorless and DSLR for pros

By Rik Henderson

There's a new Panasonic flagship mirrorless camera in town. And it's aiming at the pro DSLR market.The Panasonic Lumix G9 is squarely pitched as a pro-photographer camera, with a 20-megapixel Live MOS sensor, superfast autofocus with 0.04s acquisition... Read more

GoPro plans to launch a new entry-level camera sometime in 2018

GoPro plans to launch a new entry-level camera sometime in 2018

By Elyse Betters

GoPro has several cameras in its lineup, including the entry-level Hero 5 Session camera, which GoPro plans to replace next year.GoPro CEO Nick Woodman announced in an upbeat earnings call on Wednesday that the camera is going to be replaced by a new,... Read more

Canon EOS M100 review: Pocketable point-and-shoot makes mirrorless easy
3.5 stars

Canon EOS M100 review: Pocketable point-and-shoot makes mirrorless easy

By Timothy Coleman

Canon's entry-level mirrorless camera, the EOS M100, is the smallest and simplest in the company's range yet, with stripped-back design and flip-up LCD touchscreen. It's designed to appeal to beginners seeking a point-and-shoot experience without compromising... Read more

Incredible photos and breathtaking images from the Unsplash Awards 2017

Incredible photos and breathtaking images from the Unsplash Awards 2017

By Adrian Willings

Unsplash started life a little over four years ago as a humble Tumblr blog and has since grown into a massive photography community with over 300,000 images and astounding photos in its library. With over 1 billion photos viewed per month and three images... Read more

Sony A7R III packs full-frame 42.4MP sensor into a compact mirrorless body

Sony A7R III packs full-frame 42.4MP sensor into a compact mirrorless body

By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that hits the spot for high resolution stills and video.The Sony A7R III has a 42.4-megapixel full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor and 4K video capture with Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) support. That enables... Read more

Canon G1 X Mark III is the first compact with an APS-C sensor and optical zoom

Canon G1 X Mark III is the first compact with an APS-C sensor and optical zoom

By Mike Lowe

It's been a long time coming, but Canon has finally unveiled the first compact camera with a DSLR-scale APS-C sensor size and an optical zoom lens. The PowerShot G1 X Mark III updates the range by making the sensor larger than the Mark II predecessor... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Compact Camera

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Compact Camera

By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will take place in the middle of November, celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including games, smartphones, cars and cameras.There are 18 main categories this year, along with a Fast Award... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Interchangeable Lens Camera

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Interchangeable Lens Camera

By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us, which means in just over a month we will be celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including smartphones, cars, VR and cameras.There are 18 main categories this year,... Read more