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Ricoh introduces Theta V camera with 360-degree 4K video capture

Ricoh introduces Theta V camera with 360-degree 4K video capture

By Max Langridge

Ricoh has taken to IFA to announce the Theta V as the latest addition to its Theta family of 360-degree cameras. The new model offers 4K video capture at 30fps for the first time on a Theta camera, along with 360-degree spatial audio recording. Ricoh... Read more

Acer unveils Holo360 and Vision360 cameras for use on-the-go and in the car

Acer unveils Holo360 and Vision360 cameras for use on-the-go and in the car

By Max Langridge

Acer has announced two new 360-degree cameras in the form of the Holo360 and Vision360. The former is a general-use camera for creating videos that can be viewed through virtual reality headsets, while the latter is for use in the car to record collisions... Read more

Samsung's latest trademark suggests a new 360-degree camera is coming

Samsung's latest trademark suggests a new 360-degree camera is coming

By Elyse Betters

Samsung might already be developing a new Gear 360 camera.In March, Samsung introduced an all-new Gear 360 virtual reality camera to coincide with the launch of the Samsung VR content platform. It also joined the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy... Read more

Insta360 One is a 360-degree 4K camera with a 'bullet time' mode

Insta360 One is a 360-degree 4K camera with a 'bullet time' mode

By Elyse Betters

Are you looking to buy a 360-degree camera?You might want to consider Shenzen-based Insta360, which makes 360-degree cameras, including the new $299 Insta360 One for mobile devices. It uses two cameras to capture 4K at 30 frames per second. It also takes... Read more

Most popular pictures on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Most popular pictures on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

By Max Langridge

Millions of photos are uploaded to social media sites every single day. Whether it be pics of your holiday, a newborn baby or a night out with mates, our insatiable desire to share what we get up to is stronger than ever.It's the same with celebrities.... Read more

Motorola VerveCam+ is a compact action cam with live streaming

Motorola VerveCam+ is a compact action cam with live streaming

By Max Langridge

Motorola has taken the wraps off the VerveCam+, its first action camera to be sold in the UK. It's been designed to go anywhere with you, whether it be in the water, on ski slopes or climbing rocks and comes with a range of mounting accessories to leave... Read more

Ricoh announces Theta SC Hatsune Miku limited edition

Ricoh announces Theta SC Hatsune Miku limited edition

By Max Langridge

Ricoh has launched a limited edition version of its Theta SC 360-degree camera featuring Japanese pop sensation Hatsune Miku, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the character. Ricoh's 360-degree camera lineup adds the £250 Theta SC Hatsune Miku is... Read more

Canon EOS 6D Mark II review: One of the most versatile full-frame DSLR cameras
4.5 stars

Canon EOS 6D Mark II review: One of the most versatile full-frame DSLR cameras

By Mike Lowe

Full-frame: the holy grail of DSLR cameras. The term describes a sensor size equivalent to a classic 35mm film frame. And in 2017 it's a market more accessible than ever before, rather than just something for heavyweight pros to handle.Which is what the... Read more

GoPro QuikStories explained: Cut great videos automatically in-app

GoPro QuikStories explained: Cut great videos automatically in-app

By Cam Bunton

GoPro has announced today that it is bringing much easier, almost fully automated video editing to its Hero 5 users. QuikStories downloads video from a camera to a connected phone, and cuts it together into an edited video, in time with music and with... Read more

Nikon D7500 review: Better than the Canon 80D?
4.5 stars

Nikon D7500 review: Better than the Canon 80D?

By Timothy Coleman

The Nikon D7500 evolves from its conventional DSLR heritage towards a more rounded user experience. This enthusiast-level DSLR packs a mighty tilt-touchscreen, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, plus 4K video capture into its body. Oh how the times are... Read more

You now have to take your camera out your hand luggage on trips to US

You now have to take your camera out your hand luggage on trips to US

By Max Langridge

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the USA's airline security agency, has introduced new mandatory security screening measures on all flights to and from the US. US laptop and tablet ban could extend to UK and Europe All passengers flying... Read more

Nikon D850 confirmed, coming with "new technologies" on board

Nikon D850 confirmed, coming with "new technologies" on board

By Rik Henderson

Nikon has taken the bold step in announcing that a follow-up to the D810 is in the works, but with few details at present.It has confirmed that the Nikon D850 is "in development" and that it is the "next frontier in full-frame, high-resolution, high-speed... Read more

Olloclip Filmer's Kit wants to enhance your iPhone 7 photos

Olloclip Filmer's Kit wants to enhance your iPhone 7 photos

By Stuart Miles

Olloclip, renowned for its range of iPhone lenses, has created a limited edition Filmer's Kit in collaborations with Incase.The kit will include over £300 worth of lens and fittings essential, it says, for mobile videography and photography fans, but... Read more

Sony A6500 review: A mini mirrorless powerhouse
4.5 stars

Sony A6500 review: A mini mirrorless powerhouse

By Timothy Coleman

The Sony A6500 is the company's 2017 flagship mirrorless camera with a crop sensor, sitting below the Sony A7 full-frame line-up.The A6500 joins an already bustling series across the wider A6000 range, with several cameras at different specifications... Read more

Leica TL2 keeps the same gorgeous design but upgrades the internals

Leica TL2 keeps the same gorgeous design but upgrades the internals

By Max Langridge

German camera manufacturer Leica has announced the TL2 mirrorless camera as successor to the Leica T that was released in 2014. Leica M10 preview: The rangefinder refined Leica has changed very little in terms of overall design of the camera, but the... Read more

21 of the best office tech pranks of all time

21 of the best office tech pranks of all time

By Adrian Willings

Office pranks have always been a firm favourite on the internet and, for those cooped up in an air-conditioned office from nine to five for most of the year, they're a great escape from the humdrum. The best office pranks we've seen range from the surprisingly... Read more

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV: What's the difference and which should I buy?

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV: What's the difference and which should I buy?

By Mike Lowe

When the Canon EOS 5D MkIV burst onto the pro camera scene in 2016, it hit so many tick boxes that, well, few other full-frame cameras seemed to be worth a look-in.Until, that is, looking at the price. The 5D Mark IV is a rather pricey machine - it's... Read more

Canon EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D official: A DSLR to suit all levels

Canon EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D official: A DSLR to suit all levels

By Mike Lowe

In what's been a relatively quiet couple of years in the world of cameras, Canon has taken to opportunity to get one over its competitors by releasing an EOS DSLR for, well, seemingly everyone. And with the announcement of the EOS 6D Mark II full-frame... Read more

Canon EOS M6 review: Canon's best mirrorless yet, but is that good enough?
4.0 stars

Canon EOS M6 review: Canon's best mirrorless yet, but is that good enough?

By Mike Lowe

The Canon take on the mirrorless camera market has been interesting: having lackadaisically introduced the M-series system in a bid to avoid undercutting its own DSLR business, it had taken Canon years to establish a more viable M-series camera. That... Read more

Andy Rubin-backed Owl Labs' new 360-degree camera looks like an owl

Andy Rubin-backed Owl Labs' new 360-degree camera looks like an owl

By Elyse Betters

You know what could make 360-degree conferencing cams more interesting? Make them look like owls.Owl Labs, a startup that's backed by Playground Ventures, the firm from Andy Rubin, who is the creator of Android, has been working on a standalone video... Read more

24 of the most famous ghost photographs ever taken

24 of the most famous ghost photographs ever taken

By Max Langridge

Ghosts, the paranormal and the supernatural have always been debated. Do they exist?Many people have reported sightings before, but without any real proof, they're usually disregarded as merely stories. Being able to take photos of spirits obviously helps... Read more

18 glorious GoPro photos of our amazing, beautiful world

18 glorious GoPro photos of our amazing, beautiful world

By Adrian Willings

Monday 5 June was World Environment Day and to celebrate GoPro encouraged its users to snap and submit photos to the GoPro Awards. GoPro asked for any photo that captured the world's beauty and helped remind others of the importance of protecting... Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II review: The most formidable Olympus camera, ever
5.0 stars

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II review: The most formidable Olympus camera, ever

By Timothy Coleman

If you're unfamiliar with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 from three years back, it was the company's flagship compact system camera (CSC), built to a really high standard. We happened to really like it (ok, we loved it).Now we have the second-generation model,... Read more

Nikon's Coolpix W300 is a 4K shooting, underwater loving compact camera

Nikon's Coolpix W300 is a 4K shooting, underwater loving compact camera

By Cam Bunton

Nikon has taken the wraps off its latest compact camera creation, the Coolpix W300. It's built to survive anything you can throw at it, even the odd swim on your summer holiday at the beach. Its primary reason for existing is written in bold lettering... Read more

Canon EOS 77D review: DSLR megastar, or one model number too far?
4.0 stars

Canon EOS 77D review: DSLR megastar, or one model number too far?

By Mike Lowe

You've probably heard it time and again: "cameras are dying". Well, not if Canon has anything to do with it.The Japanese camera maker seems to be investing in a DSLR for every user level, with the latest EOS 77D fitting into the range beneath its 80D... Read more

Ricoh's latest camera is waterproof, shockproof, and freezeproof

Ricoh's latest camera is waterproof, shockproof, and freezeproof

By Elyse Betters

Ricoh has a new compact camera that doesn't mind getting a bit wet, rough, or cold - so it's perfect for outdoor extremists.Or, as Ricoh said, for underwater photography.Called the WG-50, it's described as a digital compact camera with a lightweight body... Read more

Garmin Virb 360 continues action cam line with 360-degree 5.7K thrills

Garmin Virb 360 continues action cam line with 360-degree 5.7K thrills

By Rik Henderson

Garmin has announced its first 360-degree action cam, the water and dust proof Virb 360 that captures all the action around it in up to 5.7K resolution.The Garmin Virb 360 also captures 360-degree audio, to ensure that surround sound systems expand the... Read more

27 fantastic photographic firsts

27 fantastic photographic firsts

By Max Langridge

Photos serve an important purpose in life. They capture precious moments, funny moments, once in a lifetime moments and many more. With the rise of social media, we're snapping and sharing more photos than ever. According to a recent survey, more than... Read more

Olympus Tough TG-5 preview: For the hardcore generation

Olympus Tough TG-5 preview: For the hardcore generation

By Chris Hall

Olympus has announced its latest Tough camera, the TG-5. Following the family of Tough cameras before it, the new Olympus model is everything you expect it to be. There are chunky lines, exposed bolt heads, locks on all the flaps and so on.Such are the... Read more

Olympus Tough TG-5 packs a 12MP sensor and 4K video into a tough-as-nails body

Olympus Tough TG-5 packs a 12MP sensor and 4K video into a tough-as-nails body

By Max Langridge

Olympus has updated its rugged Tough range of portable compact cameras with the TG-5. It borrows much of the same technology as 2015's TG-4, but has a few notable upgrades to make it the ideal companion for adrenaline junkies. Olympus TG-4 is a compact... Read more

Sony Alpha A99 II review: Proving that translucent can triumph
4.0 stars

Sony Alpha A99 II review: Proving that translucent can triumph

By Timothy Coleman

Holy moly, what a specification the Sony A99 II offers: a 42.4-million-pixel BSI (back illuminated) full-frame CMOS sensor, a 399-point hybrid autofocus system, 12-frames per second shooting with continuous tracking autofocus, 4K movie capture, and 5-axis... Read more

Fujifilm X-T20 review: The retro touch
4.5 stars

Fujifilm X-T20 review: The retro touch

By Mike Lowe

When we reviewed the Fujifilm X-T10 compact system camera, we felt that its retro style was just right. Now Fuji has introduced the X-T20 which maintains that touch of retro appeal - and you can take that "touch" aspect literally, thanks to the addition... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ90 review: The ultimate travel camera?
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix TZ90 review: The ultimate travel camera?

By Mike Lowe

With phone cameras getting so good these days, the traditional camera needs all the stand-out specification goods possible. When pocketable convenience from your mobile handset isn't enough, and you want a boost of proper optical zoom to shoot far-away... Read more

Garmin Virb Ultra 30 review: Action cam Hero, or GoPro-imitating zero?
4.0 stars

Garmin Virb Ultra 30 review: Action cam Hero, or GoPro-imitating zero?

By Max Langridge

When you think action camera, you probably think GoPro. But Garmin wants to change that with the Virb Ultra 30, its top-of-the-line 4K action cam.With considerable fitness gadget clout under its belt, Garmin has brought much of this experience to the... Read more

GoPro's new Fusion 360-degree camera will fuse six GoPros into one

GoPro's new Fusion 360-degree camera will fuse six GoPros into one

By Elyse Betters

GoPro has teased a new camera - and it's not an action cam.Fusion is a 360-degree camera that's being introduced just one day after Facebook announced its new 360-degree cameras. The device can shoot 5.2K resolution VR and non-VR videos and photos. It... Read more

Sony's new A9 is a vibration-free, super fast, full-frame 4K camera

Sony's new A9 is a vibration-free, super fast, full-frame 4K camera

By Elyse Betters

Sony has a new full-frame camera, and it's pretty advanced.Professionals photographers will want to check out the new A9. It has a 24.2-megapixel, full-frame Exmor RS CMOS sensor with double the amount of data speed processing of older Sony cameras, Sony... Read more

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 combines instant photo printing with a digital image sensor

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 combines instant photo printing with a digital image sensor

By Max Langridge

Fujifilm has revisited its Instax series of instant stills cameras and has announced the Square SQ10, which represents the biggest evolution of the Instax range for some time.The SQ10 is classed as a hybrid instant camera and is the world's first. To... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ90 adds tilt-angle touchscreen to 30x pocketable zoom party

Panasonic Lumix TZ90 adds tilt-angle touchscreen to 30x pocketable zoom party

By Mike Lowe

When it comes to pocket-sized cameras with all the zoom, the Panasonic Lumix TZ-series rules the roost. And the new TZ90 (that's ZS70 for our US friends) adds a tilt-angle touchscreen to the established 30x zoom stable.The power of touch means the TZ90's... Read more

Nikon D7500 official: Semi-pro spec DSLR calls upon many D500 features

Nikon D7500 official: Semi-pro spec DSLR calls upon many D500 features

By Mike Lowe

The Nikon D7500 is coming, a APS-C DSLR which echoes elements of the company's top-spec D500 model but in a smaller form factor and with a slightly lighter price point to refect the spec.At its heart the D7500 has the same 20.9-megapixel sensor as its... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH5 review: Hail the 4K king
5.0 stars

Panasonic Lumix GH5 review: Hail the 4K king

By Mike Lowe

In the world of mirrorless and DSLR cameras a lot of manufacturers are brushing over 4K video capture. Canon? Doesn't want to know. Nikon? Miles behind. Not so Panasonic, whose GH5 is one of the most adept 4K capture devices available today, capable of... Read more

Samsung updates Gear 360 VR camera, second gen offers 4K recording

Samsung updates Gear 360 VR camera, second gen offers 4K recording

By Max Langridge

Samsung has introduced an all-new Gear 360 virtual reality camera to coincide with the launch of the Samsung VR content platform. It also joins the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones.The new Gear 360 ushers in 4K recording for... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX800 review: An affable, affordable entry-level mirrorless camera
4.0 stars

Panasonic Lumix GX800 review: An affable, affordable entry-level mirrorless camera

By Mike Lowe

We thought the era of Panasonic making palm-sized compact system cameras was over: the earlier GF7 model was the last sighting of small-scale, as the GF8 was skipped in the UK. But, as it turns out, that's not the Japanese camera maker's approach: the... Read more

Canon EOS M6 is Canon’s new top viewfinder-free mirrorless camera

Canon EOS M6 is Canon’s new top viewfinder-free mirrorless camera

By Mike Lowe

Hot on the heels of the Canon EOS M5 - the mirrorless camera that, finally, put Canon in contention with some of its competition - the Japanese company has announced the EOS M6. It does away with the viewfinder (leaving a hotshoe in place for an accessory... Read more

Canon EOS 77D and 800D expand mid-range EOS DSLR lineup

Canon EOS 77D and 800D expand mid-range EOS DSLR lineup

By Mike Lowe

If you're thinking of buying a feature-packed DSLR then chances are you'll be looking at a £1,000 piece of kit. Canon is looking to change that with the introduction of the EOS 77D and 800D cameras.If you're familiar with the Canon DSLR line-up you'll... Read more

Canon EOS 800D preview: Mid-range made accessible

Canon EOS 800D preview: Mid-range made accessible

By Mike Lowe

Canon is bulking out its EOS range with a number of new DSLR models, the 800D taking on a more beginner role than its also-announced step-up 77D cousin.Between the two new models, certainly in terms of specification, there's not a great deal of difference.... Read more

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer

By Rik Henderson

Although they were officially announced a year ago and expected to be released in June 2016, Nikon's DL series of compact cameras has been canned.The long-awaited Nikon DL24-85mm f/1.8-2.8, DL:18-50mm f/1.8-2.8 and DL24-500mm f/2.8-5.6 models will no... Read more

GoPro confirms Hero6 and other new cameras are coming this year

GoPro confirms Hero6 and other new cameras are coming this year

By Rik Henderson

GoPro has confirmed that it will release a Hero6 camera in 2017.Although the 4K-enabled GoPro Hero5 was only made available in September last year, company CEO Nick Woodman revealed that its replacement is planned - possibly for a similar release window.Speaking... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LX10 / LX15 review: The best high-end compact camera money can buy?
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix LX10 / LX15 review: The best high-end compact camera money can buy?

By Mike Lowe

It was only a handful of years back that Panasonic ruled the high-end yet pocketable compact camera market with its Lumix LX7. In the years since Sony has been the manufacturer to forge an enviable position at the top with its RX100 models. But now Panasonic... Read more

Pentax KP mid-level DSLR goes big on resolution, small on size

Pentax KP mid-level DSLR goes big on resolution, small on size

By Mike Lowe

KP might make you think about your favourite salty snacks, but now it can make you think about a brand new mid-level DSLR: the Pentax KP.The KP has big features like weather-sealing and high resolution in its sights - but its smaller-than-usual scale... Read more