As someone who owns an X100, and one who has shot thousands of frames with Fuji’s first X-series offering, I myself can say a lot of hope has been directed at the X100S’ ability to correct many of the bothersome idiosyncrasies the first version of the camera was plagued with – and from it’s official announcement earlier in the year, it’s been well-documented that Fuji heard our concerns and focused of ridding the X100S from the blatantly frustrating aspects of its predecessor.
The new 12MP, retro-inspired point and shoot from Pentax is now in-stock and shipping from major online retailers including B&H and Adorama, debuting for a shade under five-hundred dollars at $496.95 for both the all-back and silver versions.
First Look: Joshua Holko Takes a Prototype Canon 200-400mm F/4L IS 1.4x Out Shooting – Performs as a $10K+ Lens Should
Australia-based landscape, nature and wilderness photographer, Joshua Holko, was recently lucky enough to spend some time with the latest iteration of the long-rumored and long-awaited Canon 200-400mm f/4L IS 1.4x – testing one of only a handful of known prototypes, and sharing his initial thoughts in the video below.
Remember that extremely humorous and somewhat controversial Canon C300 video overview created by freelance director and cinematographer, Jon Yi? Well, it seems as though our creative friend is at it again – this time choosing to compare the Canon’s new Cinema Prime Lenses verse the revered L-series optics.
While the price-point of the newly announced Leica M Monochrom black & white rangefinder will forever be a point of contention, it’s becoming more and more prevalent that its touted image quality will not be – this camera undeniably produces some resolution-rich images, jam-packed with superior sharpness when compared to the already stellar preforming offerings like the M9.
Without question, one of the most anticipated camera releases of this summer is undoubtedly the Sony NEX-FS700, and with a foreseeable release of this magnitude, it’s only fitting the esteemed Mr. Philip Bloom gives us his thorough thoughts on Sony’s latest 4k-ready, slow motion, super 35mm camcorder.
Watch This: The Canon 5D Mark III and Nikon D4/D800 Get the Bloom Treatment – Full Frame Video Battle Royal
While the Nikon D4, D800 and Canon 5D mark III have all seen their respective, and rather extraordinary, time in the review spotlight, aside from the 5D3, they have yet to get their collective Phillip Bloom stamp of approval and usually thorough head to head video capability comparison. But finally, although fashionably-late, we now the latest and greatest unscientific/real-world full-frame shootout, sure to give pixel-peepers their fill for the foreseeable future.
Sebastian of Cinema5D already provided a fantastic look into into the components needed to realistically start shooting with the RED Scarlet-X, clearing up some of the misconceptions for many individuals unfamiliar with RED digital cinema cameras.
Fresh off his RED Scarlet-X purchase, Sebastian from Cinema5D has been enjoying the new 4K powerhouse for a few weeks and has graced us with part one of his video review, which is actually a welcoming overview of sorts.