Mirrorless Cameras

by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
The premise of the camera is simple: it's a box that allows a measured amount of light into it in order to create an image on a photo-sensitive material. Stroll through the B&H Photo SuperStore and you'll see there are literally thousands of different interpretations of how to best do this. Cameras of all shapes, sizes, and colors are on the shelves—all of them begging to be held and used to make photographs.   The camera, one of the world's ultimate gadgets, has an appeal that transcends a great cross section of the human race.
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Sony just announced the ZV-E10 II mirrorless camera, the second-gen follow-up to 2021's ZV-E10, Sony's first mirrorless camera designed specifically for vloggers. Version II features a wealth of new upgrades, including the same sensor used in Sony's powerful FX30 and a6700 cameras, as well as several updates that bring it in line with Sony’s other compact cine-focused bodies. Launching alongside the ZV-E10 II is another second-gen product and
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
In a world where photographers are being asked to capture video and filmmakers need to shoots photos, having one tool that can do both is a major asset—especially in the world of wedding photography where it’s often the same team putting together both the photographs and the video. For this type of scenario, Sony’s latest camera solutions offer some of the best options for hybrid shooting. Here are some of the best hybrid cameras from Sony for wedding photography and videography.  The Global Shutter Revolution: a9 III Sony’s latest
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The ultra-versatile Nikon Z6 III is an uncompromising all-arounder that takes some of the best tech from Nikon’s Z-series flagships and fits it into a smaller, more manageable design. The Z6 III is the third generation in Nikon’s bread-and-butter middle tier of cameras and represents a huge upgrade from the Z6 II, with an all-new partially stacked sensor, faster processing, better video capabilities, improved AF, and more.
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Proving once again that reports of MFT's death are greatly exaggerated, Panasonic is back with an all-new Micro Four Thirds camera, the Lumix GH7. An impressive continuation of the venerated GH line, the Lumix GH7 is loaded with new features and enhancements, including improved Phase Hybrid Autofocus, Active Internal Stabilization, and ProRes RAW recording—just to name a few. Along with its expanded range of capabilities
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For photographers and videographers seeking great specs in a small body, the new Panasonic Lumix S9 could be just the ticket. This mirrorless camera packs a 24.4MP full-frame sensor into the first compact design in the Lumix S series, coming in at only 14.2 oz. The S9 also includes Panasonic’s advanced Phase Hybrid autofocus system, in-body stabilization, and 6K video codecs. For people looking to step up from a
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
For the B&H video team, nothing is more exciting than covering a trade show—it’s also the most challenging. Trade shows are action-packed environments and producing videos from the show floor requires lots of planning, preparation, and of course, the right gear. Here’s a breakdown of our current kit. Cameras and Lenses B&H is “The Professional’s Source,” so we make sure to use professional equipment that will deliver a broadcast-quality image. Our choice of camera for these mobile and demanding situations? The
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Long awaited, long rumored, and one of the final pieces of the mirrorless transition, the Canon EOS R1 Mirrorless Camera is finally here. This 1 Series flagship is the first true successor to Canon’s legendary 1 Series of DSLRs and is coming later this year. Canon EOS R1 Mirrorless Camera Details are limited in this early preview, though we can see
by Luke Rollins ·Posted
Today, Panasonic announced a major firmware update for two of its popular mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S5 II and S5 IIx. Firmware versions 3.0 for the S5 II and 2.0 for the S5 IIx introduce several notable upgrades, including updates to cloud storage, video recording, pre-burst shooting, autofocus, and image stabilization. Chief among the upgrades is the introduction of Frame.io connectivity to both LUMIX cameras
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
This week was a busy one with a few lenses, a few firmware updates, and some other categories garnering newsworthiness. Of particular note is Nikon, with the release of an even more comprehensive all-in-one zoom for Z-mount: the NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens. Sigma went for speed with the 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
We live in fortunate times because there are no bad cameras. Modern technology has advanced to the point where practically every camera—from a smartphone to professional mirrorless—can be used to create pro-quality imagery. However, some cameras are better than others for certain purposes. Sony knows this, which is why the brand has developed an extensive line of cameras to cover the needs of different users. Let’s take a closer look at which cameras are best for content creators. Key Features Content creation covers an incredibly wide range
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Teased during the a9 III launch was that some major functions were slated to come to Sony’s other mirrorless cameras via firmware updates in the near future. That future has arrived with today’s official release of firmware V2.00 for the a1, V3.00 for the a7S III, and V3.0 for the
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Cozy up to a ringside seat for a behind-the-scenes tour of the wildest shows in sports entertainment during our insightful chat about the still photos produced for World Wrestling Entertainment, otherwise known as WWE. In 2023 alone, the WWE photo team traveled the globe, covering close to 170 live events, and producing 2.6 million stills to serve the organization’s various platforms. You might—incorrectly—assume that WWE’s still images are generated from video screengrabs. Well, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In this week’s podcast
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Nikon stayed in the news this week after its surprise announcement that it will be acquiring RED, with a major firmware update for the Z9. FUJIFILM shows there are still more ways to have analog fun with instant film with the
by Luke Rollins ·Posted
Nikon has announced a major firmware update for its flagship Z9 mirrorless camera: Firmware 5.0. This is the fourth major firmware update for the full-frame, FX-format Z9 and it brings a bevy of updates to the already impressive camera, headlined by its expanded Auto Capture and High-Speed Frame Capture+ functions with specific benefit for sports photographers. There are also new enhancements beneficial to portrait photography,