Sony reports a record 66% growth in what appears to be a still advancing and ever expanding mirrorless digital camera market thanks mainly to the Alpha 7 series and a6000 cameras.  However, according to recent survey data the overall DSLR market is not as healthy – shrinking yet another 16.5% in this past year. Sony’s Mirrorless Digital Camera Press […]

3 Sensors are Better than One: The Sony Mirrorless Lineup for Doing Serious Video. from patrick murphy-racey on Vimeo. Another old still photographer making the transition to adding video and sound, our friend Patrick Murphy-Racey has been around for awhile doing his still photography thing. Patrick thinks having a variety of different sensor sizes is better for […]

Introduction Of The Sony A7S from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. The world premier of the Sony A7S introduced on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the NAB 2014 Show In Las Vegas by Mr. Shigeki Ishizuka, Sony Executive Vice President. I had planned to attend the NAB convention in Las Vegas, but I had not anticipated being […]

In addition to improvements in just about every area, Fujifilm has also brought some interesting new features to the X-E2.  What’s the coolest?  To me, one has to be the new Digital Split Image™ for interchangeable lens cameras. Split image focusing was originally used in manual focus SLR film cameras and the Leica Rangefinders of […]

The rumors are true. Sony has started shipping the A7 & A7R in Europe and here are the first Sony A7R image samples from a production camera.  No doubt, these will become only the first few of the upcoming 1,000,000 or so Sony A7R Image Samples that are going to be shot with this camera and posted […]

  Fujifilm Announces The All New FUJIFILM X-E2   It is no secret that most of the team here at TheCameraForum.Com are big fans of the Fuji X-Trans sensor based cameras.  In fact, all of us own at least one.  Mine is the X-E1, a camera that I both love and hate.  Love for its […]

Dog Schidt Optiks ‘Flare Factory 58g’ (Green Tint) Taking Lens + Iscorama 36 from Melting Bloke (Richard Gale) on Vimeo. From the “Just When You Think You’ve Seen It All” department comes a UK company with the unusual name Dog Schidt Optiks.  This innovative company brings to market an equally unusual new product line.  The Dog […]

The Sigma DP3 Merrill is the latest in the series of compact cameras incorporating the Foveon X3 direct image sensor.  It’s making its debut this week at the CES show in Las Vegas, NV.  The new SIGMA DP3 Merrill, featuring a 50mm F2.8 lens, will join the lineup of the “SIGMA DP Merrill” series. The […]

Today, just ahead of the official start of CES and via a press release on it’s website, FujiFilm unveiled its latest camera: the FUJIFILMX100S.   Two years ago, FUJIFILM launched the prestigious X100 with a FUJINON 23mm f/2 fixed prime lens and superb image quality in a beautifully designed compact camera body.  Its unique style and international […]

Bhutan Panasonic GH3 October 2012 from Ira Block on Vimeo. My friend Ira Block is an internationally renowned photojournalist, teacher and workshop leader who has to date produced more than 30 major stories for the National Geographic magazine and its affiliates, N.G. Traveler and Adventure. Ira tells the backstory of this video in his seminars that he […]

I Couldn’t Make This From JPG’S  Okay!  Giulio, Fro, Will and all the rest; I get where you’re coming from.  I did shoot the parts for the video at the top using a mirrorless camera, but I could not have created this production without having RAW files to use in the post processing.   For […]

This week’s Hybrid Hangout™ From DiscoverMirrorless.Com Both jpeg and RAW photo file formats are good these days, but they are very different.  Now that we are adding more video into our everyday imaging, we realize that there is no RAW for video.  Ouch. So, when is it a good idea to use RAW, when is […]

  From the folks who present ShootSmarter.com, the new website DiscoverMirrorless.com is the product of what happens when photo innovator Will Crockett collaborates with other photographers and photo educators to realize that the photography industry is changing. Technology is going to change the way that we create, view and share portraits and images with our family and friends. We have smartTVs, smartphones, Notebooks, Tablets, iPads, […]

My friend Ira Block decided to take his recent images shot with the new Panasonic Lumix GH3 down to his professional printing lab, Gotham Printing in New York City, to test out how these GH3 stills would look printed up large.  The results certainly amazed me! PLEASE RATE THIS STORY!