Tag: First

A First Look at the Canon 6D Mark II Camera

Canon recently released both the 6D Mark II and SL2 cameras. The 6D Mark II was particularly anticipated, as it is Canon’s cheapest and lightest full-frame DSLR. Here’s a helpful and practical first look at the newest DSLR in the Canon family. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The Complete […]

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Undercooked: Canon’s first CMOS-based compact, PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon was producing some impressive superzoom cameras back in 2008. Its PowerShot S5 IS had solid image quality, a capable autofocus system, pleasing color and respectable image quality. In September of that year, the company split its superzoom line in two. Both the PowerShot SX1 and cheaper SX10 IS had 20X, 28-560mm lenses, 10MP sensors, […]

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The first photo shared from a phone just turned 20

Sharing photos from a phone is easy as breathing these days, and we have Philippe Khan to thank for paving the way. In June 1997, he achieved a technological first that would be repeated countless times in the following decades: he shared a digital photo instantly. It all came together just under the wire in […]

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British Police Make First Arrest via Facial Recognition Camera Van

In a story that’s either a case of camera and computer technology taking a step forward or another nail in the coffin of privacy, the South Wales Police recently arrested a man using a mobile automatic facial recognition (AFR) system deployed in a van. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out […]

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Video: Nikon D7500 first look

Nikon’s brand new midrange D7500 just arrived in our office. Announced back in April, the camera uses the same image sensor, metering sensor and processor as the APS-C flagship Nikon D500. It also gains 4K video capture and features a lighter design, with improved weather sealing and a deeper grip. Other improvements come in the […]

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We shot the Boeing 737 Max 9’s first flight with a Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III

The Boeing 737 Max 9, shortly after landing. There’s enough latitude in the RX10 III’s Raw files to allow for moderate shadow and highlight adjustment. 28mm (equiv) F4.5, ISO 100 As has been amply demonstrated in the past, I’m an aeroplane nerd. So when Boeing offered us the chance to shoot the first flight of its […]

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Bought Your First DSLR? 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera

After a lot of thought and research, you finally pull the trigger. You bring home your first digital camera, pull the sleek marvel of engineering out of the box, and stare at it excitedly. Then you look at all the buttons and controls, and the excitement turns into fear… You realize that you have no […]

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