This is a replacement for the 2014 G800 and the continuation of a rugged compact camera series specially adapted for the tough and often security-conscious environment of industrial imaging on worksites and in disaster relief areas, for example.
Ricoh has replaced its popular but specialised GR II pocket compact with a new, improved, higher-resolution GR III. Like its predecessor, it’s a small camera with a big APS-C sensor and a fixed 18.3mm (28mm equivalent) f/2.8 prime lens.
This 32mm f/2.5 lens is designed to fit DSLR and mirrorless cameras via appropriate adaptors and is designed to mimic the high contrast, high saturation, vignetted effect of Lomography’s Lomo LC-A camera to a digital audience. It’s a way to get an old-style lo-fi hipster look without having to buy and use the quirky plastic […]
Tamron has announced two new full-frame DSLR lenses and an ultra-wide-angle zoom for full frame Sony E-mount cameras, and all three offer a tantalising alternative to mainstream lenses. There was a time when we only found out about new lenses when they were released, but there’s a fashion now for makers to announce new lens […]
Fujifilm has added the FUJINON XF16mmF2.8 R WR to is range of compact primes lenses for X-mount cameras like the X-T3 and and X-T30. It’s the widest lens in this series, equivalent to a 24mm wide-angle in 35mm camera terms, though its f/2.8 maximum aperture is one f-stop slower than other lenses in the series, […]
Fujifilm has updated its compact X-mount mirrorless camera with the company’s latest X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor, powerful autofocus capabilities inherited from the X-T3 further up in the Fujifilm range and some external design tweaks to make it easier to grip and use with larger lenses. The X-T30 is like a pocket-size version of the X-T3. […]
They are more common and more widely available than you might think, and perennially popular too. You can find out more in this Best film cameras in 2019 guide written for Digital Camera World.