Smartphone has won the battle with low-end compact cameras

Nikon has announced the closure of its Jiangsu, China, digital camera factory in the wake of the ever-greater competition from smartphones. The compact camera market has been decimated from its peak ten years ago, before the launch of the iPhone, and Nikon projects a further...

The Middle Path

According to Buddha, the Middle Path, or the Middle Way is a concept used to describe the Noble Eightfold Path, a series of Buddhist practices and mindsets that will lead one to the liberation from samsara. This path includes eight practices: right view, right effort,...

Leaked: Nikon D850 Sample Images

The first sample images of Nikon D850 already leaked online before the official announcement (via NikonRumors), the detailed settings of these images are unknown yet, take a look! This Nikon D850 (D810 replacement) will be officially announced on August 24. Are you ready???...

Canon at last getting serious about mirrorless

Canon EOS M5 at its Photokina, 2016 launch, seen here with a 35mm EF lens and mount adapter The smaller, lighter range-finder-style EOS M6 has been a success for Canon and could encourage the company to put more effort into the mirrorless market News that...

Naka Announces, Nikon F → Fujifilm X Speed-booster and Adapter

TNC Exclusive  – According to latest news coming from Japanese magazine DC watch Focus studio announced “Lens Turbo II N / G-FX” on March 16. The suggested retail price is 21,000 yen | $186 by tax Translated from Japanese via dcwatch Focus studio Co., Ltd. released the...

Why I switched BACK to the Fujifilm system

By Scott Johnson I first dabbled with Fujifilm WAY back in 2003 while working on a cruise ship.  In an all-film world, we were the first team to go digital with the Fujifilm S2 Pro, and I was really impressed with the quality,...

Fuji X-T2 vs Nikon D5-Real world portrait comparison

Ok, it might be a little unfair to put a $2,400 camera and lens against a $8,100 camera and lens. One would expect a camera rig costing more than three times as much to produce better results. But are those results at least three times...