Our search for the best camera bag continues with the Gitzo Adventury. As the suitably outdoorsy name suggests, if you live in walking boots and eat Kendal Mint Cake like it’s going out of fashion, this is probably the bag for you. The Adventury stars on our best camera backpack in 2020 buyer’s guide, and it’s easy to see […]

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2019 was a strange year for Huawei. On the one hand, the Chinese tech giant nailed it with the P30 Pro, which introduced periscope cameras to smartphones. At MWC 2019, its Mate X was the foldable on everyone’s lips, casting a shadow over Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. It also combined beautiful hardware and imaging software in the Huawei Mate […]

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Hands on: Honor 9X Pro review

  • Jul 07, 2020

Despite the cancellation of the smartphone trade show, Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020, smartphone launches from the likes of Sony, Huawei, and now, Honor, have gone ahead as planned.  The Chinese brand’s would-be MWC smartphone announcement is the all-screen Honor 9X Pro. While it was announced in China in 2019, it’s now destined for other markets, […]

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Elinchrom has built a strong reputation in studio and location flash systems, for robust build quality, top-drawer performance, reliability and ease of use. Mains-powered D-Lite monobloc heads and kits have long been a favorite of discerning photographers, thanks to their compact portability, simplicity and superb lighting quality, especially when combined with Elinchrom’s excellent range of […]

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The Olympus M.Zuiko 12-45mm f/4 Pro holds an impressive distinction: it is the world’s smallest and most lightweight fixed aperture standard zoom lens (in equivalent 35mm terms, this is a 24-90mm lens).  To put that into perspective, its 254g weight is about the same as a large apple – and its compact 70mm length (and 63.4mm […]

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III review

  • Jul 07, 2020

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is a distillation of the company’s greatest technology, and is the apex of its professional camera aspirations. The smallest and lightest pro system in the world, it offers an unparalleled 7.5 stops of image stabilization (6.5 as a base), unmatched 60fps shooting bursts (18 with AF / AE), and […]

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Hands-on: Realme X50 Pro 5G review

  • Jul 07, 2020

The Realme X50 Pro 5G costs €550, but take a glance at its spec sheet, eye over that intimidating quad-camera array and slide a finger along its frosted glass back or blasted metal sides, and it will leave you scratching your head. This phone should cost more than it does – and we haven’t even […]

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G review

  • Jul 07, 2020

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is an obvious stab at Huawei and its Mate 30 Pro. Until now that phone had, on paper, the most advanced camera around.  The Samsung S20 Ultra’s camera capabilities are impressive: it has a 100x zoom and a 108-megapixel main sensor – in fact, it has 208 megapixels in total across […]

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Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE review

  • Jul 07, 2020

The atx-m 85mm joins the FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF, FíRIN 20mm F2 FE MF and FíRIN 100mm F2.8 FE Macro in Tokina’s rapidly expanding range of lenses for Sony FE-mount cameras. It flies the time-honoured atx (advanced technology) flag of numerous SLR-compatible lenses that have come before, while adding an ‘m’ to the moniker for […]

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Sigma set about putting one over on Canon and Nikon, designing a pro-grade 24-70mm f/2.8 Art-line zoom that was every bit as good as own-brand optics (arguably even better) at a much more affordable price. The company has now launched a 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens for mirrorless full-frame Sony cameras – as well as for […]

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