Saturday, August 24, 2019

Cameras at Everest, a century apart

A Kodak Vest-Pocket camera was lost on Everest 95 years ago. If it is ever found it could prove that the mountain was conquered some 30 years earlier than the history books say.

New Sony a7R Mark IV with 61MP backlit sensor

Sony a7R IV pushes the limits with the first 61MP full-frame backlit sensor and a stunning 5.76 million-dot OLED viewinder.

In-camera charging: Leica misses out on an essential feature

Are you a fan of in-camera battery charging? I believe it is now a must-have feature for all cameras. Have your say....

Small Sensor = Think Differently

Big sensor, small sensor, big camera, small camera: The decision process becomes acute when you have to carry all your gear at ultra-high altitudes. Wayne made the choice in the early days of digital photography.

Frank Pick: The man who transformed London’s transport infrastructure

Frank Pick, London's Baron Haussmann, has left an indelible legacy on London's architecture and transport infrastructure. His London Underground roundel, one of the most recognised symbols in the world, is 100 years old this year.

Six cameras easy to carry anywhere

Fixed lens cameras make great travel companions. But which are the best you can go for?

Sony RX100 VI: AP compact camera of the year

AP magazine has chosen the Sony RX100 Mark VI as its compact camera of the year. And with good reason, as we found out....

Sony loses FF mirrorless market share

Once top of the tree, Sony is predictably losing market share to its new Japanese rivals.

Sony RX100 VI v Panasonic TZ200 v Leica C-Lux: The verdict

The verdict is in. Mike tells you which of these cameras he bought, but he wouldn’t criticise you for making a different selection. It’s a very close call.

Sony RX100 VI Review: The teeniest with the mostest

After extensive reviewing of both the Leica C-Lux and the Sony RX100 Mark VI, we are suffering from one-inch sensor overload here at Macfilos. The Sony, however, turns out to fully justify its “pocket” pretensions and crams a tremendous amount of power and sophistication into a package weighing just 50% more than an iPhone X.