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Nikon Z 400mm f4.5 VR S review-so-far

29 Jun 2022 Thomas

The Nikon Z 400mm f4.5 VR S is a relatively compact telephoto prime lens for the full-frame Z-mount mirrorless system. Find out more in our preview!

Insta360 ONE RS 1-inch 360 Edition review

28 Jun 2022 Gordon Laing

The ONE RS 1-inch 360 Edition from Insta360 captures immersive photos or videos you can explore in headsets or scroll-around on screens, but what makes it stand out are larger 1in sensors. Find out how it performs in our review!

Fujifilm XH2S review so far

25 Jun 2022 Gordon Laing

The Fujifilm X-H2S is a high-end mirrorless camera with a new 26 MP stacked sensor, 40fps bursts, IBIS and 6.2k video. Ahead of my review I've added sample images from a final sample!

Fujifilm INSTAX mini Link 2 review

17 Jun 2022 Gordon Laing

The INSTAX mini Link 2 is a portable wireless printer for your phone that uses the popular mini instant format. It includes a new Air mode that uses the printer like a digital spray-can. Intrigued? Check out my review!

Samyang 800mm f8.0 review

06 Jun 2022 Thomas

The Samyang 800mm f8.0 is a long telephoto squeezed into a barrel just 172mm long, 1kg in weight, and at a low price too. Is it too good to be true? Possibly, as Thomas discovered in his latest review.

Sony E 15mm f1.4 G review

01 Jun 2022 Gordon Laing

The Sony E 15mm f1.4 G is a fast wide prime lens designed for Sony’s mirrorless cameras with cropped APSC sensors. Find out if it's the best lens for you in my review!

Sony E 11mm f1.8 review

01 Jun 2022 Gordon Laing

The Sony E 11mm f1.8 is an ultra-wide prime lens designed for Sony’s mirrorless cameras with cropped APSC sensors. Find out how it performs in my review!

Sony E 10-20mm f4 G PZ review

01 Jun 2022 Gordon Laing

The Sony E 10-20mm f4 G PZ is an ultra-wide zoom designed for Sony mirrorless cameras with cropped APSC sensors. Find out how this compact Power Zoom performs in my review!

Sigma 16-28mm f2.8 DG DN review

01 Jun 2022 Gordon Laing

The Sigma 16-28mm f2.8 DG DN is a wide zoom designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras. Available for Sony-e and Leica-L mounts, it provides the allure of a bright, fixed aperture zoom at a more affordable price and lighter weight than traditional 16-35 2.8 models. Here’s my full review!

Canon EOS R10 review-so-far

24 May 2022 Gordon Laing

The Canon EOS R10 is a mid-range cropped-frame mirrorless camera with a 24 Megapixel APS-C sensor and 4k 60p video. In my hands-on first-looks review I'll show you everything I know so far!

Canon EOS R7 review-so-far

24 May 2022 Gordon Laing

The Canon EOS R7 is a high-end cropped-frame mirrorless camera with a 32MP APSC sensor, 4k 60p video and IBIS. Canon’s calling it their ultimate APSC camera. Find out why in my hands-on first-looks review!

Best lens for a vintage DSLR?

10 May 2022 Gordon Laing

Join me as I track down an ideal lens for Nikon's first DSLR, the D1! I narrowed my choices to a pair of older 35mm models and in this article and video I compare them head-to-head!

Nintendo GameBoy Camera retro review

04 May 2022 Gordon Laing

This retro review is dedicated to arguably the weirdest digital camera of the 90s, and certainly the most fun: it’s time to take a look at the Nintendo GameBoy Camera, 24 years later!

Nikon Z 800mm f6.3 VR S review

01 May 2022 Thomas

The Z 800mm f6.3 VR S is Nikon's longest telephoto prime for Z-mount so far. It has a large f6.3 focal ratio and is aimed at pro sports and wildlife photographers. Here's my review.

Sony FE 24-70mm f2.8 GM II review

27 Apr 2022 Gordon Laing

The Sony FE 24-70mm f2.8 G Master II is a high-end standard zoom aimed at event and wedding photographers. It becomes the second G Master lens to receive the Mark II treatment, and in my full review I’ll show you how it measures-up!

Sony VPL-XW5000ES 4k projector review so far

26 Apr 2022 Gordon Laing

The Sony VPL-XW5000ES is a native 4k home theatre projector with a laser light source and 2000 lumen output. In my hands-on preview, I’ll give you my first impressions, what’s new and what’s changed.

Fujifilm XF 23mm f1.4 R LM WR review

18 Apr 2022 Gordon Laing

The Fujifilm XF 23mm f1.4 R LM WR is a wide-angle prime lens for X-mount mirrorless cameras. It delivers mild wide coverage equivalent to 35mm, while the bright f1.4 focal ratio allows shallow depth of field effects. Check out my full review!

Fujifilm XF 33mm f1.4 R LM WR review

11 Apr 2022 Gordon Laing

The Fujifilm XF 33mm f1.4 R LM WR is a bright standard prime lens for X-mount mirrorless cameras with plenty of opportunity for shallow depth of field effects. Find out if it's right for you in my review!

Accsoon M1 HDMI recorder review

05 Apr 2022 Gordon Laing

The Accsoon M1 is an adapter that lets you use an Android phone as an HDMI monitor, recorder, or streamer. It could save you money and weight over a dedicated recorder, so find out if it's right for you in my review!

Sony Cyber-shot P1 retro review

30 Mar 2022 Gordon Laing

In the Year 2000, Sony launched the Cyber-shot P1, an impressively compact camera with 3.3 Megapixels and a 3x zoom that neatly folded into the candy-bar-styled body. In 2022 I take it out around Brighton for my latest retro review!

Nikon Z9 review so far

28 Mar 2022 Gordon Laing

The Z9 is Nikon’s flagship camera, engineered to delight pro sports and wildlife photographers, high-end videographers and pretty much everyone inbetween. Find out how it performed during an afternoon of track cycling at London’s Olympic Velodrome!

Sony FE PZ 16-35mm f4 G review

22 Mar 2022 Gordon Laing

The PZ 16-35mm f4G is an ultra-wide zoom for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless system. The power zoom employs motors to smoothly adjust the range and also allows the lens to be very compact. Find out why it’s a compelling general-purpose lens!

Fujifilm INSTAX mini EVO review

07 Mar 2022 Gordon Laing

The INSTAX mini EVO is a digital instant camera with a screen and a built-in printer to make physical copies. It can also be used as a wireless printer for your phone. But does it lack the vintage charm we know and love from analogue INSTAX cameras? Find out in my review!

Canon RF 14-35mm f4L IS USM review

28 Feb 2022 Gordon Laing

The Canon RF 14-35mm f4L IS USM is a compact, ultra wide zoom for the EOS R mirrorless system. It’s the widest lens in the RF system to date. Find out if it's the best wide lens for you in my full review!

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