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Here's the first 360-degree footage from GoPro’s six-camera Omni VR rig

Here's the first 360-degree footage from GoPro’s six-camera Omni VR rig

By Elyse Betters

GoPro announced its first quarter earnings today, revealed it will delay the release of its highly-anticipated drone until winter, and published a 360-degree video recorded with its Omni virtual reality camera rig.The 4-minute clip marks the first time... Read more

Nikon D5 review: Olympic effort from pro DSLR
5.0 stars

Nikon D5 review: Olympic effort from pro DSLR

By Mike Lowe

It's no mistake that both Nikon D5 and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II have arrived in 2016. It's an Olympic year after all, with pro sports photographers seeking next-level kit to take next-level images in Rio. Not that's the only place such cameras are capable... Read more

Learn how to take better pictures

Learn how to take better pictures

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Have you ever wanted to get more from your camera, or to understand how to actually use it rather than just using the "Automatic" setting all the time? Udemy's courses are designed to take you through the process of understanding your camera so you can... Read more

How to shoot #food like a pro: Top tips for food photography

How to shoot #food like a pro: Top tips for food photography

By Chris Hall

Taking photos of your food might be a cliché, but it has become almost as popular as taking photos of your own pouting face on social media.Instagram has over 178 million #food photographs and you only have to glance at Twitter in the evening to see... Read more

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II review: The fast and the furious, part II
5.0 stars

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II review: The fast and the furious, part II

By Mike Lowe

The big boss is back for round two: the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is the company's top-end full-frame DSLR, which replaces both the original 1D X and video-focused 1D C models. And it really is one serious bit of kit, as we've been finding out during a couple... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX80 review: Small in scale, big on features
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix GX80 review: Small in scale, big on features

By Mike Lowe

With the Lumix GF8 absent from British shores, we were beginning to wonder if Panasonic had bailed on the smaller-scale and more affordable compact system camera concept. But that's not the case, as the latest Lumix GX80 (or GX85 in the USA) stands to... Read more

Sphericam creates live 4K VR video in 360-degrees, as if you were there

Sphericam creates live 4K VR video in 360-degrees, as if you were there

By Luke Edwards

The future of broadcast is in virtual reality, where viewers feel as if they're really in the action with a 360-degree view. It's Sphericam that's going to help bring that future closer.The Sphericam 2 is a VR camera that, unlike others out there, can... Read more

GoPro brings more stats to your action videos, BMW, Polar and more on the list

GoPro brings more stats to your action videos, BMW, Polar and more on the list

By Luke Edwards

GoPro has announced its Developer Program which allows other companies to make GoPro cameras do anything they need. It will also mean GoPro can take advantage of other hardware and sensors.Big names like BMW and Polar have already announced cars and wearables... Read more

Best 360 cameras: The best VR and 360 video cameras, no matter your budget

Best 360 cameras: The best VR and 360 video cameras, no matter your budget

By Elyse Betters

If last year was all about virtual reality, then 2016 is all about 360-degree video.These type of videos let you look in any direction - not just where a single camera may be pointing. A 360-degree video is often created using a system of multiple cameras... Read more

Canon EOS 80D review: The mid-range master
5.0 stars

Canon EOS 80D review: The mid-range master

By Mike Lowe

If you're looking to drop a four-figure wedge of cash of a mid-range DSLR - one that'll last you for a good stretch of time - then Canon is one of the names that so often floats to the surface; the crema on the coffee, if you will. And in the 80D that... Read more

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III superzoom boasts 24-600mm zoom and 1-inch sensor size

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III superzoom boasts 24-600mm zoom and 1-inch sensor size

By Mike Lowe

It wasn't so long ago that Sony released the second-gen Cyber-shot RX10 - a camera, ultimately, similar to the original superzoom in that range. But it's all change with the RX10 III (which you might see called DSC-RX10M3 on some sites), which embodies... Read more

Fujifilm X-Pro2 review: Pro perfection?
4.5 stars

Fujifilm X-Pro2 review: Pro perfection?

By Mike Lowe

When the Fujifilm X-Pro1 burst onto the camera scene its retro digital rangefinder style was like a pleasurable punch to the face; the kind of kipper-slap that left us, and many, a bit tingly around the chops and hungry for more. No camera maker had dared... Read more

Canon EOS 1300D brings Wi-Fi to the entry-level DSLR

Canon EOS 1300D brings Wi-Fi to the entry-level DSLR

By Mike Lowe

The entry-level DSLR camera sector doesn't see too many new models these days, but Canon has quietly just unveiled its latest: the EOS 1300D.An update to 2014's EOS 1200D, the 1300D is an altogether similar and affordable beginner product, but dresses... Read more

Fujifilm X70 review: Wide-angle wonder
4.5 stars

Fujifilm X70 review: Wide-angle wonder

By Mike Lowe

Fujifilm is a winner when it comes to high-end compact cameras. So when the company unveiled the X70 at the tail-end of 2015 we were surprised and delighted by the concept: this 28mm f/2.8 (equivalent) fixed-lens camera pools together all that's great... Read more

GoPro spent $105 million on these two video-editing apps

GoPro spent $105 million on these two video-editing apps

By Elyse Betters

No one likes to edit videos.It's tedious and cumbersome and practically any other adjective to describe painstaking. So when GoPro killed several action cams and laid off 7 percent of its workforce after posting disastrous fourth-quarter results earlier... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 review: Imaging liberation meet lens limitation
4.0 stars

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 review: Imaging liberation meet lens limitation

By Mike Lowe

The Panasonic Lumix TZ100 (known as ZS100 in the US) joins an increasing raft of cameras built around a 1-inch sensor size, promising upgraded image quality over what you would normally expect from a standard compact.Most prominent camera companies are... Read more

Ricoh embraces 4K Ultra HD recording with WG-M2 action cam

Ricoh embraces 4K Ultra HD recording with WG-M2 action cam

By Rik Henderson

Ricoh has finally followed up its rugged action camera with a new model that ups the ante in video recording. Perhaps the last one-and-a-half years wait has been worthwhile, as the Ricoh WG-M2 has 4K video recording.The camera is ultra-rugged and waterproof... Read more

Nikon DL: Trio of 1-inch sensor cameras, can Nikon finally make its mark in compacts?

Nikon DL: Trio of 1-inch sensor cameras, can Nikon finally make its mark in compacts?

By Mike Lowe

As one of the biggest camera manufacturers in the world, Nikon compacts have, by and large, been uninspiring and lost out to better competition. Until now, thanks to the announcement of a trio of 1-inch sensor compacts, called Nikon DL.It's an interesting... Read more

Samsung Gear 360 camera preview: Gear VR-friendly virtual reality video recorder

Samsung Gear 360 camera preview: Gear VR-friendly virtual reality video recorder

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has a device that is capable of playing VR and 360-degree videos, and a headset capable of personalising the experience. All it needed was a camera to shoot the immersive clips and the entire ecosystem would be complete.That’s where the Samsung... Read more

LG 360 Cam: Capture your VR world

LG 360 Cam: Capture your VR world

By Chris Hall

LG has made a big bang with the launch of the LG G5 at Mobile World Congress 2016. Among the LG Friends - a range of devices designed to work seamlessly with the new LG G5 - is the LG 360 Cam.LG is following the likes of Nikon and Kodak of embracing the... Read more

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II: Upping the high-end compact ante

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II: Upping the high-end compact ante

By Mike Lowe

When we first used the Canon PowerShot G7 X, the company's first 1-inch sensor compact, it felt like Canon's attempt to deflect a strong Sony line-up - namely the RX100 series.Some 18-months later and it's time for round two, with the G7 X Mark II upping... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS preview: Putting 40x zoom in the palm of your hand

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS preview: Putting 40x zoom in the palm of your hand

By Mike Lowe

Ah, the compact superzoom. Over the years they've got smaller yet, somehow, have managed to cram more and more features in. In the case of the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS it's all about the zoom - 40x optical zoom, no less.Which is quite a feat. In the hand... Read more

34 best Olloclip photos: You’ll be amazed what a phone camera can do

34 best Olloclip photos: You’ll be amazed what a phone camera can do

By Luke Edwards

Olloclip has been around for years as a means to enhance the camera on iPhones and now Samsung Galaxy S devices too. The result is that some seriously jaw-dropped photos are appearing online, which we've collected here.Olloclip has plenty of offerings... Read more

Shot on iPhone 6s: Top iPhone photographers share their secrets

Shot on iPhone 6s: Top iPhone photographers share their secrets

By Stuart Miles

Dubbed the Apple World Gallery, Apple is once again set to showcase iPhone users' photos on advertising billboards around the globe.It's a collection that comprises of 53 images, taken by 41 different iPhone 6s owners. Their work will be featured in... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 review: Can't Touch This
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 review: Can't Touch This

By Mike Lowe

The Panasonic TZ range is hugely popular when it comes to dedicated compact cameras, especially if you're looking for big zoom in a relatively small package. In 2016 the range is diversifying: 2015's TZ70 is replaced by the similar TZ80 (or SZ60 for our... Read more

GoPro is killing several action cams after posting disastrous Q4 results

GoPro is killing several action cams after posting disastrous Q4 results

By Elyse Betters

GoPro's camera lineup is going to look a little slim this spring.The company, which announced layoffs last week, has just confirmed it will cease sales of at least three action cameras - and it's doing all this because of a massive revenue drop it suffered... Read more

Sony A6300 shows what system cameras can do: 425-point autofocus, 4K video, 11fps burst and more

Sony A6300 shows what system cameras can do: 425-point autofocus, 4K video, 11fps burst and more

By Mike Lowe

We've long been expecting a Sony Alpha A7000 to replace 2010's NEX-7, but Sony has other plans, instead announcing the A6300. But it doesn't scrimp on the features at any level.Touting the "world's fastest autofocus" at just 0.05-seconds - although it... Read more

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs 1D X: What's new?

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs 1D X: What's new?

By Mike Lowe

In 2016 it's the year of the pro DSLR once again: the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II follows hot on the heels of the Nikon D5, which was announced a month earlier at CES 2016, but how does this full-frame pro-spec DSLR compare to its 1D X original?We handled... Read more

Samsung Gear VR camera will capture 360-degree video for virtual reality

Samsung Gear VR camera will capture 360-degree video for virtual reality

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has been rumoured as another company that will offer a 360-degree camera rig for virtual reality video, and now it's here.The Samsung Gear 360 has been revealed by Sam Mobile with an expected unveil from Samsung at MWC at its 21 February Unpacked... Read more

Leica X-U outdoor camera is designed to be taken on your next adventure

Leica X-U outdoor camera is designed to be taken on your next adventure

By Stuart Miles

Who says adventurous types can't take good pictures? That's the thinking from Leica. It has just launched a new outdoor and underwater focused camera, the Leica X-U.The new £2,400 camera will feature a fast Leica Summilux 23mm f/1.7 ASPH lens (equivalent... Read more

Top photography tips for beginners

Top photography tips for beginners

By Britta O'Boyle

Photography is a complicated subject that can be a minefield for some, while to others it comes as naturally as eating a piece of cake.If you sit in the first camp, where the idea of jumping out of a plane is more appealing than picking up a DSLR and... Read more

Olloclip Studio Case is a vloggers ultimate iPhone accessory

Olloclip Studio Case is a vloggers ultimate iPhone accessory

By Stuart Miles

The iPhone has become so much more than a phone that many are using the Apple smartphone instead of a video or stills camera.Olloclip, the company that makes dedicated lenses for the iPhone, has branched out with a new "Studio" accessory that lets you... Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 camera continues with Android but scraps the phone

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 camera continues with Android but scraps the phone

By Rik Henderson

Panasonic has announced a new version of its Android-based digital camera, the Lumix DMC-CM10. However, unlike the CM1 that came before, it has decided to ditch the communications aspect; you can no longer use the device as a phone too.Announced in Japan... Read more

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-Pro1: What's the difference?

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-Pro1: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

Four years in the making, the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is the company's highest-ranking compact system camera. But have those four years been worth the wait, or is the latest model barely different to its X-Pro1 predecessor?We've handled both cameras to break... Read more

Fujifilm X-E2S official: It's S for subtle performance push

Fujifilm X-E2S official: It's S for subtle performance push

By Mike Lowe

In tech it seems that tacking an "S" onto the end of a product means "it's new, it's a bit better than the last one, but not by loads". We only need to look at Apple and the annual iPhone updates to see that. Now it's the turn of Fujiiflm with its X-E2S,... Read more

GoPro's disastrous fourth quarter leads to workforce layoffs and more

GoPro's disastrous fourth quarter leads to workforce layoffs and more

By Elyse Betters

GoPro isn't doing so hot these days.The camera maker has announced it laid off 7 per cent of its workforce, and it issued a notice to investors, alerting them of poor action camera sales as well as disappointing holiday sales. GoPro's workforce had grown... Read more

Kodak PixPro SP360 4K Action Cams can be paired up to film your 360 VR playground

Kodak PixPro SP360 4K Action Cams can be paired up to film your 360 VR playground

By Chris Hall

Kodak has announced a new version of its PIxPro SP360 camera, stepping up to 4K, over the full HD version we've previously seen. With virtual reality making a splash - Oculus Rift is coming in April for example – and compatible with Facebook and... Read more

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

By Rik Henderson

As part of its annual camcorder line-up refresh, Sony has introduced a powerhouse 4K Handycam that brings professional standard features to the consumer field. And it won't be priced in loopyville neither, as it comes in at the same price as last year's... Read more

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

By Rik Henderson

Sony has updated its hugely popular action camera series with the HDR-AS50 and HDR-AS50R - the latter coming with a new Live View Remote you can wear on your wrist in order to see what you're recording.The camera itself is as tiddly as last year's model,... Read more

Nikon D5 official: New flagship, new shooting skills

Nikon D5 official: New flagship, new shooting skills

By Chris Hall

Having confirmed that the D5 was in development late in 2015, Nikon has used CES 2016 to officially announce its new professional flagship camera.The Nikon D5 is a newly developed FX format digital SLR, replacing the aging D4 models, offering increased... Read more

Nikon D500 DX-format SLR offers D5 performance in a compact body

Nikon D500 DX-format SLR offers D5 performance in a compact body

By Luke Edwards

Nikon has announced its latest D500 SLR digital camera from CES 2016 in Las Vegas. The company says it packs in the performance of its flagship D5 model while remaining light and compact.The Nikon D500 has the same 153-point autofocus system as the D5... Read more

Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree 4K actioncam

Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree 4K actioncam

By Chris Hall

Nikon has announced intentions to take on the actioncam market with the KeyMission 360, introduced at CES 2016. This isn't the first 360 camera we've seen, but with a name like Nikon behind it, it's sure to garner some interest and this model is a little... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

When it comes to what some call "travel zoom" compact cameras, Panasonic is on top form. Its Lumix TZ70 from 2015 combined a wide-ranging 30x optical zoom lens with built-in electronic viewfinder and general all-round top performance.For 2016 the updated... Read more

Pic: A bendy cute camera for kids

Pic: A bendy cute camera for kids

By Stuart Miles

A cute camera aimed at kids has been revealed at CES 2016 in Las Vegas this week. Called Pic, the 8-megapixel camera comes on a long bendy rod that can be twisted around things like your arm or a bag.The concept is that your kids can snap away storing... Read more

Sony A7 II review: Mostly alpha, some beta
4.5 stars

Sony A7 II review: Mostly alpha, some beta

By Mike Lowe

The very first full-frame compact system camera, the Alpha A7, was such an out-there trend setter that it nabbed the Pocket-lint Awards gong for best system camera back in 2014. Fast-forward a couple of years and, as we tread into 2016, the latest-generation... Read more

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II review: One serious superzoom
4.5 stars

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II review: One serious superzoom

By Mike Lowe

The Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II is, just like its predecessor, a camera that's going to divide opinion. On paper its 24-200mm f/2.8 equivalent lens and 1-inch sensor combination sounds like the bees knees. Until, that is, you see the physical size of this... Read more