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Hands-on: Leica M Edition 60 is the digital rangefinder camera with no LCD screen. No, really

Hands-on: Leica M Edition 60 is the digital rangefinder camera with no LCD screen. No, really

By Mike Lowe

Want all the benefits of digital with all the "is it, isn't it?" fun of film? If you have a healthy bank account and a penchant for camera oddities then the Leica M Edition 60 may be just right for you then.Because this gorgeous slice of German engineering,... Read more

Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition: Matte finish somehow looks flat and plasticky (hands-on)

Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition: Matte finish somehow looks flat and plasticky (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

When we first heard about the Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition we were enthusiastic. After all, the X-T1 was one of our favourite cameras of the year, so when a manufacturer starts talking about a "luxury multilayer coating" what's not to like?Indeed,... Read more

Eyefi launches own cloud service to store pictures taken on Mobi SD cards

Eyefi launches own cloud service to store pictures taken on Mobi SD cards

By Rik Henderson

Eyefi has announced that it will be offering users of its Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards a dedicated photo-centric cloud service where they can instantly store pictures taken on their cameras.Eyefi Cloud is available for smartphone and tablet users who download the... Read more

Canon Cross Media station teased as a new way to transfer, save, and share photos wirelessly

Canon Cross Media station teased as a new way to transfer, save, and share photos wirelessly

By Elyse Betters

Canon is working on something that it described as a "new-concept photo-storage device".Tentatively called the Cross Media Station, the device will chiefly let you save photos and videos captured by cameras. It acts sort of like a hard drive, but it has... Read more

Canon EOS 7D Mark II unveiled, new 65-point focus system has a lot to shout about

Canon EOS 7D Mark II unveiled, new 65-point focus system has a lot to shout about

By Mike Lowe

One of the biggest deals in Canon's DSLR lineup just got a re-work: the EOS 7D Mark II is official, as announced on stage at Canon's Photokina 2014 press conference. This is the DSLR to revamp the already excellent original 7D model with a host of new... Read more

Canon PowerShot G7 X debuts company's move into 1-inch sensor compact market

Canon PowerShot G7 X debuts company's move into 1-inch sensor compact market

By Mike Lowe

Say hello to Canon's 1-inch punch, the newly announced PowerShot G7 X. Representing a shift in the company's use of sensor sizes, it's the first compact camera in the Canon lineup to feature a large 1-inch sensor, putting it in direct contention with... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LX100: The first compact camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor is here

Panasonic Lumix LX100: The first compact camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor is here

By Mike Lowe

It was only a matter of time before a compact camera with a large Micro Four Thirds sensor appeared. At Photokina 2014 Panasonic lifted the lid on its Lumix LX100 camera.As the high-end compact camera market continues to grow the competition has been... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GM5 adds viewfinder and hotshoe to small-scale compact system camera

Panasonic Lumix GM5 adds viewfinder and hotshoe to small-scale compact system camera

By Mike Lowe

Panasonic has updated its small-scale compact system camera with the announcement of the Lumix GM5. Unlike the original Lumix GM1 model, the slightly larger GM5 also features a built-in electronic viewfinder and hotshoe for adding accessories to this... Read more

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GM5 review

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GM5 review

By Mike Lowe

Last year we were treated by the Lumix GM1, an interchangeable lens camera that, in many respects, was small enough and packed with all the goodies to be considered an alternative to a compact camera. One year on and the small-scale compact system camera... Read more

Samsung NX1 is a compact system camera for aspiring pros, 28MP sensor, new phase detection AF onboard

Samsung NX1 is a compact system camera for aspiring pros, 28MP sensor, new phase detection AF onboard

By Mike Lowe

Samsung has taken an even more pro turn with its NX-series compact system camera line, unveiling the new NX1 model at Photokina 2014.The NX1 is all about speed. Its brand new 28-megapixel sensor has 205 phase-detection autofocus points paired with 209... Read more

Canon and Stella McCartney team up on £1200 limited edition Linda camera bag

Canon and Stella McCartney team up on £1200 limited edition Linda camera bag

By Chris Hall

Canon and Stella McCartney have teamed up to create a limited edition camera bag called Linda, named after Stella's mother. The bag has been designed to bring a little chic to carrying your camera and in the case of the Linda bag, stays true to its namesakes... Read more

Nikon D750 joins full-frame lineup with tilt-angle screen, 24.3-megapixel sensor

Nikon D750 joins full-frame lineup with tilt-angle screen, 24.3-megapixel sensor

By Mike Lowe

Just days ahead of the Photokina camera show next week, Nikon has revealed its first full-frame DSLR camera with a tilt-angle LCD screen: the Nikon D750.Slotting into the range between the D610 and D810, the D750 is a balance of both their features, featuring... Read more

Nikon launches its selfie camera, the Nikon Coolpix S6900

Nikon launches its selfie camera, the Nikon Coolpix S6900

By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced a new compact camera with a penchant for selfies, the Nikon Coolpix S6900.Selfies have been hitting the headlines since the famous Oscar selfie and Nikon isn't going to let the smartphones take all the face-on glory.The new Coolpix... Read more

Ricoh G800 is resistant to chemicals, dust, impact and water

Ricoh G800 is resistant to chemicals, dust, impact and water

By Chris Hall

Ricoh has announced the G800, a camera designed for working in tough conditions, thanks to its military spec protection. The Ricoh G800 is the successor to 2010's G700 and offers protection from the usual water, dust and impact damage that a tough camera... Read more

OMG Life Autographer review
4.0 stars

OMG Life Autographer review

By Rik Henderson

Pocket-lint first got a glimpse of Autographer when was in its beta test phase back at the end of 2012 and the idea and concept fascinated us. Now it's ready for launch, so as part of a larger test we spent a few hours in London Zoo wearing one and we... Read more

Canon 7D Mark II leaks before Photokina next week

Canon 7D Mark II leaks before Photokina next week

By Luke Edwards

Next week Photokina will kick off with plenty of camera announcements, one of which has leaked early. The Canon 7D Mark II should be unveiled at the event judging from the leaked photo and details.The leak of Canon's new DSLR comes from website Digitcame-info... Read more

Ricoh adds WG-M1 action camera to WG series, is both rugged and waterproof

Ricoh adds WG-M1 action camera to WG series, is both rugged and waterproof

By Elyse Betters

Ricoh has introduced a new outdoor camera to its rugged, waterproof, and shock-resistant WG series. It's called WG-M1.Featuring a wide-angle lens and a CMOS image sensor, the WG-M1 lets you capture a range of both underwater and outdoor shots with approximately... Read more

Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition adds a lick of premium paint to top compact system camera, due November

Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition adds a lick of premium paint to top compact system camera, due November

By Mike Lowe

The Fujifilm X-T1 was one of our favourite compact system cameras this year, and as of November it will be available in a special Graphite Silver Edition format.As the name suggests, the camera is the same well-made, water-resistant interchangeable lens... Read more

Fujifilm X100T: third generation camera heralds world's first electronic rangefinder

Fujifilm X100T: third generation camera heralds world's first electronic rangefinder

By Mike Lowe

When the Fujifilm X100 series launched in 2011 it changed the face of high-end compact cameras. Now in its forthcoming third generation, the Fujifilm X100T continues the fixed 23mm f/2.0 lens but introduces a hybrid viewfinder with electronic rangefinder... Read more

Sony QX1 and QX30: Bringing real and interchangeable lenses to your smartphone (hands-on)

Sony QX1 and QX30: Bringing real and interchangeable lenses to your smartphone (hands-on)

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has added two new lens-style cameras to the QX range at IFA 2014, the QX1 and QX30.Just like the QX10 and QX100 - launched at last year's IFA - the new lenses will connect to your smartphone. The idea is to give you a high quality sensor with... Read more

Sony Action Cam Mini AZ1 dreams big for such a tiny camera (hands-on)

Sony Action Cam Mini AZ1 dreams big for such a tiny camera (hands-on)

By Rik Henderson

Sony has defied the laws of physics with its new all-action camera. There is so much tech crammed into a seemingly impossible size that it must be pixie magic or something.Of course, it isn't, but we have to say that on first impressions the Action Cam... Read more

Once again: What are Sony's lens-style cameras?

Once again: What are Sony's lens-style cameras?

By Chris Hall

At IFA 2013, Sony launched the lens-style camera, a quirky photography device that's incredibly forward-looking.The lens-style camera makes perfect sense if you think about it. In the pursuit of portability, it makes sense to strip the camera down to... Read more

Sony Action Cam Mini crams tough specs into a tiny body

Sony Action Cam Mini crams tough specs into a tiny body

By Luke Edwards

Sony has announced its latest Action Cam Mini which, it says, is less than half the size of previous models.Despite taking a master class in dieting the camera should still manage to deliver high quality images thanks to the Zeiss Tessar lens and Exmor... Read more

Sony announces QX1 and QX30 lens-style cameras, updates PlayMemories Mobile

Sony announces QX1 and QX30 lens-style cameras, updates PlayMemories Mobile

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced two new updates to its lens-style cameras at IFA 2014 with the QX1 and QX30. Sony's lens-style cameras connect to your smartphone with the aim of giving you proper optics as well as a higher quality sensor so you can take better... Read more

Sony QX1 smartphone mount leak hints at interchangeable lenses, and is that an Xperia Z3 in shot?

Sony QX1 smartphone mount leak hints at interchangeable lenses, and is that an Xperia Z3 in shot?

By Luke Edwards

Ahead of Sony's myriad expected announcements at IFA tomorrow a new QX1 E-mount lens system has leaked. And it looks like the Xperia Z3 is in the photos.The Sony ILCE-QX1 E-mount, unlike its QX10 and QX100 predecessors from last year, should be able to... Read more

Samsung NX1 detailed specs leak claims 4K video recording and 28MP sensor

Samsung NX1 detailed specs leak claims 4K video recording and 28MP sensor

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has previously hinted at the launch of a new compact system camera during its Photokina press conference next week and it is widely reported that this will be the Samsung NX1.The company has already sent out invites to the event it is holding... Read more

Olympus PEN E-PL7 CSC offers iPhone connectivity and reversable screen for the ultimate selfie

Olympus PEN E-PL7 CSC offers iPhone connectivity and reversable screen for the ultimate selfie

By Rik Henderson

Olympus has announced a compact system camera that is primarily designed for "fashion bloggers" and selfie fans. The Olympus PEN E-PL7 is compatible with the brand's interchangeable lenses, yet, like Samsung's NX Mini, retains the fun factor found on... Read more

Ricoh's Pentax K-S1 SLR to launch in September, and you can get it in fabric colour options

Ricoh's Pentax K-S1 SLR to launch in September, and you can get it in fabric colour options

By Elyse Betters

Ricoh Imaging UK has introduced another SLR camera: the Pentax K-S1.Featuring what Rocho described as a "lightweight, compact and portable" body, the K-S1 uniquely comes in 12 different colour variations ranging from black, blue, and white as standard... Read more

GoPro Fetch is a new harness that lets you capture what your dog sees

GoPro Fetch is a new harness that lets you capture what your dog sees

By Elyse Betters

If you own a GoPro and also have a dog, you're in luck: GoPro has announced a harness that enables you to record the world from your dog’s point of view.Called GoPro Fetch, naturally, it is a washable harness that features a padded construction and... Read more

Leica M-P rangefinder camera packs full-frame pro specs into a small body

Leica M-P rangefinder camera packs full-frame pro specs into a small body

By Luke Edwards

Leica Camera AG has announced that its new Leica M-P will join its rangefinder models from today.This new compact, multi-lens camera offers photographers the ability to capture moments quickly but unlike the Leica M this new M-P model has a larger 2GB... Read more

How do you get women to take selfies with cameras instead of phones? Behold Sony's perfume bottle cam

How do you get women to take selfies with cameras instead of phones? Behold Sony's perfume bottle cam

By Rik Henderson

To be filed in the "how to solve a problem that doesn't exist" category, Sony is about to launch a "selfie" camera that looks like a perfume bottle, presumably directly aimed at fashion concious women or teenage girls who don't own smartphones. That's... Read more

Tom Oldham: After 22 years of using Canon professionally I've switched to Nikon, here's why

Tom Oldham: After 22 years of using Canon professionally I've switched to Nikon, here's why

By Rik Henderson

During the Virgin Media V Festival last year Pocket-lint shadowed official photographer Tom Oldham from stage to stage, trying our own hand at gig photography and finding out it's not as easy as you might think. And the year before we interviewed him... Read more

Sony a5100 is the ‘world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera’

Sony a5100 is the ‘world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera’

By Luke Edwards

Sony has just unveiled its a5100 as "the world's smallest interchangeable lens camera".The Sony a5100 comes with a 24.3-megapixel APS-C sized Exmor CMOS sensor and BIONZ X processor. The ISO tops out at 25,600 so it should be versatile enough to work... Read more

This super-fast camera snaps 4.4 trillion frames per second

This super-fast camera snaps 4.4 trillion frames per second

By Elyse Betters

A camera has been developed that can shoot 4.4 trillion frames per second.According to The Wall Street Journal, Japanese researchers have used a technique known as Sequentially Timed All-optical Mapping Photography (also called STAMP) to develop a super-fast... Read more

Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that records 1080p video and is ultra rugged

Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that records 1080p video and is ultra rugged

By Elyse Betters

Polaroid has launched a new camera that can fit into your pocket and shoot full 1080p HD video. It can even withstand a tumble and some water.Originally unveiled at CES 2014, the new Polaroid Cube measures less than 2 inches square and is equipped with... Read more

Lomography DIY Konstruktor F 35mm SLR camera and flash bundle now available for low price

Lomography DIY Konstruktor F 35mm SLR camera and flash bundle now available for low price

By Elyse Betters

Lomography has launched a do-it-yourself camera bundle. It is a 35mm SLR that enables analog photography lovers to build their own film camera.More than a year ago, Lomography introduced its own colourful SLR camera called the Konstruktor F. It is perfectly... Read more

Ricoh Pentax Q-S1 in many colours and HD Pentax-DA645 ultra wide-angle zoom lens introduced

Ricoh Pentax Q-S1 in many colours and HD Pentax-DA645 ultra wide-angle zoom lens introduced

By Elyse Betters

Tokyo-based Ricoh Imaging has announced a new Pentax camera alongside a new Pentax lens, and they're called Pentax Q-S1 and HD Pentax-DA645. The Q-S1 will target those of you who prefer ease-of-use and customisation in your camera equipment, while the... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS and SX400 IS super-zoom bridge cameras announced

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS and SX400 IS super-zoom bridge cameras announced

By Luke Edwards

Canon has announced two new bridge cameras for super-zooming while staying lightweight. The PowerShot SX520 HS and PowerShot SX400 IS each come with compact bodies cramming in plenty of Canon tech.The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS comes with a 42x optical... Read more

Nikon D810 review
5.0 stars

Nikon D810 review

By Mike Lowe

Landmark cameras come along every once in a while. In 2012 it was the super-high-resolution Nikon D800 that astounded us. We couldn't quite believe how much this 36.3-megapixel full-frame beast defied our initially doubtful expectations.Two years on and... Read more

Panasonic HX-A500 action camera review
4.0 stars

Panasonic HX-A500 action camera review

By Chris Hall

Panasonic is tackling the action camera and wearable trend in one go, with its HX-A500 action camera - the follow-up to 2013's HX-A100. This time around the headline is that it's ready for the future, offering 4K video capture from the off, as well as... Read more

MIT researchers get drones to work as intelligent moving photography lights

MIT researchers get drones to work as intelligent moving photography lights

By Luke Edwards

Researchers at MIT have come up with a solution to rim lighting issues by putting the lights on drones. This means moving lights every time the subject changes position is far easier.Rim lighting is a technique that requires the subject to be lit from... Read more

Pentax XG-1 compact camera unveiled, packs in 52x optical zoom

Pentax XG-1 compact camera unveiled, packs in 52x optical zoom

By Elyse Betters

Tokyo-based Pentax has announced the new XG-1 camera, packing a 52x optical zoom lens into a small, easy-to-transport body. The new camera will serve as the successor to the X-5, a superzoom model that released in 2012.The camera's lens starts at a 24mm... Read more

These amazing aerial views from drone photo contest won National Geographic prizes

These amazing aerial views from drone photo contest won National Geographic prizes

By Elyse Betters

Did you know drone photography was a thing? Well, it is...and Dronestagram has announced the winners of its first drone photography contest, which was sponsored by National Geographic and Go Pro, among others.The 2014 Dronestagram Photo Contest received... Read more

Now Brits can get hold of the Olympus PEN E-PL6 superslim CSC too

Now Brits can get hold of the Olympus PEN E-PL6 superslim CSC too

By Rik Henderson

Olympus has announced that it is bringing the PEN E-PL6 compact system camera to the UK. Previously available in Japan, the superslim interchangeable lens camera also comes with a FlashAir SD card in the box, so you can transfer pictures to a smartphone... Read more

Sony Alpha A6000 review
4.5 stars

Sony Alpha A6000 review

By Mike Lowe

The Sony A6000 is, in some respects, the older NEX-6 reincarnate. Which puts it in good stead: as far as interchangeable lens cameras go, the NEX-6 was one of our favourite small scale models with a built-in electronic viewfinder, so the Alpha A6000 arrives... Read more

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III review
5.0 stars

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III review

By Mike Lowe

If you want a pocketable high-end compact camera that offers it all, it looks as though Sony may have finally cracked it with the Cyber-shot RX100 III. This third-generation model delivers a large 1-inch sensor size, but rewrites the earlier RX100 rulebook... Read more

Nikon D810 unveiled: New 36-megapixel DSLR employs top-of-line D4S features

Nikon D810 unveiled: New 36-megapixel DSLR employs top-of-line D4S features

By Mike Lowe

The Nikon D800 was one of the only ground-breaking DSLR cameras to hit the market in recent years. Its successor, the Nikon D810, which was unveiled today, might not be such a landmark model but it amplifies what was already great and tweaks it to be... Read more

GoPro HD Hero3+ cameras capture French daredevil's devastating car crash in multiple views

GoPro HD Hero3+ cameras capture French daredevil's devastating car crash in multiple views

By Elyse Betters

GoPro's Original Production team has done it again. It has just released a new video documentary that lets us experience a devastating car crash from almost every imaginable angle.GoPro likes to demonstrate the resilience of Hero cameras by collaborating... Read more

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 review
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 review

By Mike Lowe

Bigger isn't always better, but if you want a premium superzoom camera then physical size is an inevitable part of the package. In the case of the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 it also means a jumbo feature set, including a 25-400mm f/2.8-4.0 equivalent zoom... Read more

Olympus talks Pocket-lint readers through low-light photography at the Tech Tavern

Olympus talks Pocket-lint readers through low-light photography at the Tech Tavern

By Stuart Miles

Photography enthusiasts joined professional photographer Robert Pugh on Tuesday night at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern for a mini master class with Olympus in getting the most out of their cameras in low-light conditions.After a quick briefing with the... Read more