Category: Reviews

Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 Video Features Comparison

A new Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 comparison video has been released. This time around, we can see which of the two top full-frame mirrorless cameras stand out depending on the video capabilities and usage.

Both Sony a1 and Canon EOS R5 is capable of recording DCI 8K 30 fps raw video internally as well as 4K video up to 120 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit. They are almost identical on a spec sheet for video but real world shooting painted a completely different picture!

Dan Watson has published another “amazing” comparison video about Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 movie shooting capabilities. The video rewview compares the $6,500 full-frame 50MP 30 frames per second (FPS) Sony a1 vs the $4,500 45MP 20 FPS Canon EOS R5 Check it out to find out the results. Continue reading…

Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens in Stock and Shipping

The Sony FE 2860mm f4-5.6 is the company’s first attempt at a compact, retracting kit lens for its full frame mirrorless A7 models. The Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 lens is in stock and shipping from major stores in US.

 For everyday snaps, travel, and vlogging, it’s the ideal lens for compact E-mount full-frame cameras. The price of the lens is $498 and available from AmazonB&H, and Adorama. Continue reading…

Comparing Canon EOS-1D X II (20MP) vs Samsung Galaxy S21 (108MP)

Here is an interesting comparison which is asking how do the 20.2MP Canon EOS-1D X Mark II compare with the 108MP Samsung Galaxy S21?

The video review comes from Kevin Raposo, looks to how Canon’s previous flagship DSLR, compares to Samsung’s last generation smartphone. The EOS-1D X Mark II is currently selling at $4,499, the Galaxy S21 starts at $699. Here are some excerpts from this fun comparison : Continue reading…

Sony a7 III vs. Fujifilm X-T4 – Which is Best?

Here is an excellent comparison video of the Sony a7 III vs. Fujifilm X-T4 mirrorless cameras. The Sony a7 III and Fujifilm X-T4 are both amazing. DPReviewTV compares the image quality, autofocus. lens selection and more to try to determinate which one is right for you.

Obviously, most photographers have been thinking about switching to mirrorless cameras for years, and are torn between Sony and Fuji. They prefer Fujifilm for APS-c systems and Sony for full frame. Especially, we see the tendencies of users who are promoted from Canon and Nikon.

Below is a summary of DPRTV’s interpretation of the choice and looking for Sony a7 III vs. Fujifilm X-T4 – Which is Best?

Fujifilm X-T4 body: $1,699 at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.

$200 off on Sony a7 III body: $1,698 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading…

First Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens Reviews

Here are the first reviews of the XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR telephoto zoom lens. Designed for sports and wildlife photographers, the US price of XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens is $799 and it will be released in March, 2021. Fre-orders are available at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Offering a highly versatile 107-457mm-eq. zoom range but in surprisingly lightweight and compact form factor, the new XF 70-300mm lens is an excellent choice for those wanting a capable outdoor sports and wildlife lens that won’t weigh them down. For even more telephoto performance, the XF 70-300mm is also compatible with Fujifilm’s 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters. With the 1.4x TC attached, the zoom range is extended out to a maximum of 630mm-eq, while the 2x TC will boost you out to an impressive 914mm-eq. focal length. Check out the very first Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens Reviews. Continue reading…

Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 Review About Portraits, Sports and Wildlife

Tony & Chelsea Northrup published a new Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 review. The video rewview compares the $6,500 full-frame 50MP 30 frames per second (FPS) Sony a1 vs the $4,500 45MP 20 FPS Canon EOS R5.

They’ve tested eye detect autofocus for portraits with both humans and dogs. Then, they take wildlife photos to test the bird eye AF. Next, they test two sports scenarios: photographing people running at the camera and motorsports / cars.

The results are genuinely shocking – the Sony a1 frequently blows us away with its speed, but the less expensive Canon R5 also wins many of the comparisons! Check out the Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 Review About Portraits, Sports and Wildlife! Continue reading…

Best SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards in 2021

Here are the best SDHC/SDXC memory cards. The SD memory card format might be the most widely used and the speed of your SD memory card is extremely important.

With cameras being able to shoot 10 frames per second at 20 megapixels, and 4K video at 60fps, you need an SD card that can write these large files quickly. Not only do the best memory cards need to offer large capacities for storing photo and video files, they also need to be able to transfer data quickly and effectively.

Most card manufacturers offer ranges that give you a choice of SDHC and SDXC, which both broadly do the same thing, just at slightly differing speeds and capacities.  It can be quite overwhelming trying to figure out if a certain card is fast enough and compatible with your camera, so we’ve decided to check out everything available. Use our best SDHC/SDXC memory cards guide. Continue reading…

Canon EOS Error Codes and Solutions

Canon EOS Error Codes and Solutions. Sometimes you may see an error code or message on the LCD screen when using your Canon’s EOS series camera. Is your Canon camera showing error codes Err 01, 02, 05, 20, 30, 99 or other?

During your experience with the Canon EOS system, one of the world’s most comprehensive range of digital interchangeable lens cameras, you may encounter various errors. While some of these errors may require technical service support, most of them can be resolved quickly and easily.

We have tried to explain the various EOS error codes and messages below, with information to assist you in solving your problem. Continue reading…

Canon EOS R6 Video Review

Here is a recent Canon EOS R6 video review from PL’s YouTube channel.  In the Canon EOS R6 review you can see the most important aspects of the camera, including ergonomics, image quality, autofocus performance, along with comparisons with its high-resolution brother, the EOS R5.

Canon EOS R6 body: $2,499 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

The EOS R6 camera is well-equipped with a host of new features to push the limits of creativity for imaging enthusiasts. The combination of the EOS-1D X Mark III based 20.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and the DIGIC X image processor produces an ISO range of 100-102,400 and is expandable to 204,800. Internal video recording at 4K is capable up to 59.94 fps or 1080p up to 119.88 fps in 10 bit 4:2:2 Canon Log(H.265) or HDR PQ(H.265). The camera also features a built-in 0.5-inch OLED EVF with approximately 3.69 million dots and a 119.88 fps refresh rate. Additional features of the EOS R6 camera include:

  • Dual UHS-II SD card slots. See best memory cards.
  • 3-inch 1.62 million dots vari-angle LCD touch screen
  • 2.4GHz Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technology with the ability to utilize the image.canon application
  • Enhanced operating controls such as rear-dial, multi-controller
  • Weather, drip and dust sealing on par with the EOS 6D series

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New Canon EOS R5 Review After Six Months of Use

Here is a fresh Canon EOS R5 review. This is a 10 minute video review that covers many aspects of the Canon EOS R5 camera.

After spending six months with Canon’s flagship camera, John Gress published a video review for EOS R5. If you are about to buy or already bought an EOS R5, simply check this review from a studio portrait photographer point of view.

Both the Canon EOS R5 and the Canon EOS R6 are super hot selling mirrorless cameras on the market. The Canon EOS R5 is aimed at photographers who want to be able to shoot 45 MP high-resolution stills and 8K video. Continue reading…