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The most expensive camera in the world
Hasselblad H4D 200MS is the top model of the camera from one of the best manufacturers in the world. The camera has an amazing resolution of 200 million pixels, allowing…

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You may find the question in the headline strange, but it is by no means random. Now everything is mixed up in the established notions of what is good and…

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First look at the camera Sony Alpha a99 Mark II. Back to the Future?
Sony's ten years of presence in the interchangeable lens camera market is an obvious example of a success story. Starting with an absorption collaboration with an industry veteran, the company…

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Which camera is the best?

Crop or full frame?
Optics – replaceable or non-replaceable?
Mirror or mirrorless?
Smartphone or soap box?
What to buy in the first place
General conclusion
The topic of choosing a camera has probably always been and will be relevant. Time is passing, technology is changing, old materials written on this topic are hopelessly out of date. General principles remain unchanged, but a huge number of nuances make us look at the problem of choice differently. The purpose of the article Which camera is the best is to dot all the i in the matter of buying a digital camera given the current market situation. The article is primarily aimed at beginning amateur photographers, but I am sure the article will be useful to experienced users as well. Continue reading

Cameras Variety of choices

You have long wanted to buy it …
The time has come. To take high-quality pictures, you need to make a choice. A quick glance at the catalog of cameras is enough to understand how difficult it is today – the choice of a camera (it doesn’t matter, digital or SLR). A universal recipe, which one to buy a camera, no one will give. Not out of harm, but because it is impossible. This is an answer to the question about watermelon and pig cartilage. We are all different, we have different views, tastes and we go to different places. In addition, the products of companies manufacturing digital cameras are almost impossible to rank in terms of quality or resolution – it all depends on the specific models, the price of the camera and its scope. That is, there is no universal recipe for buying a camera. Just like there is no perfect camera. Although – some kind of universality in the tips of aka photography is still present. Continue reading

The collapsed camera market is kept afloat by very expensive cameras. Figures

Despite the general decline in the global camera market, premium devices continue to gain popularity among consumers, also contributing to the growth of the interchangeable lens market. This situation is in the hands of sellers of digital cameras, almost 70% of the profits of which come from the sale of devices worth over 1,000 euros.

Smartphones continue to crowd out cheap cameras
World sales of cameras in the first half of 2018 decreased by 11% compared to the same period in 2017 and amounted to 3.9 billion euros. In real terms, the market declined by 15%. The only sector where sales and sales are growing are premium cameras. Gfk, the largest German research company, came to such conclusions. Continue reading

History of Fujifilm: mastering the entire photo industry

Fujifilm is one of the few companies that has managed to master almost all areas of the photo industry: from the production of film, paper and mini-laboratories to the production of cameras and professional optics. And susceptibility to new technologies allowed Fujifilm not only to fit into the digital age, but to become one of the world leaders in the development of photosensitive matrices.

Fuji or Fuji – the famous volcano on the Japanese island of Honshu, a sacred mountain to which the Japanese relate with no less reverence than the rising sun or flowering sakura. It is not surprising that during the industrial boom of the 1900s, many Japanese entrepreneurs wanted to perpetuate the national symbol in the name of their plants or the products they produce. Among these traditionalist industrialists was Mokichi Morita, president of Dainippon Celluloid, a celluloid company. Continue reading

Sony Alpha 7R IV test: a first look

Sony ILCE-7RM4 Feature Overview
Sony Alpha 7R IV became the first serial full-frame camera to break through the psychological barrier of 50 megapixels. The camera took this height with a margin: the resolution of the new matrix is ​​61 megapixels! And this at a rate of up to 10 frames / s. However, first things first.

ILCE-7RM4 came to the editorial office of Prophotos for several days, so we are ready to present you with a small express review where we will pay attention to some differences from the previous model, as well as image quality.

But first, let’s get acquainted with the main features of the new items. Let’s start with the matrix. It is made using CMOS technology with backlight, as in the previous model. Continue reading

Canon The history of development.
The company traces its history from its foundation in 1939. optical laboratory, which occupied one room on the 3rd floor of the Takikawa building in Tokyo. The laboratory was opened…


Standard Definition Video Recording Formats
First of all, it should be noted that, without exception, all modern digital video cameras use certain compression algorithms and compression of the original video, and the “recording format” just…


Choosing a camera for holidays and travel 2019
We choose a camera for travel and the holiday season 2019 - a compact, mirrorless, recording 4K video, with a viewfinder and built-in flash. The winter of 2019 has ended,…


The 10 best camcorder manufacturers of 2019
The camcorder is indispensable for those who want to record all the important moments of life in high quality. And hardly anyone would want to skip the first steps of…