Catch up on the latest news in regard to professional & consumer level DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras, Drones, Action Cameras and Video Camcorders.

Photo & Video Cameras

DJI Mavic Air: Pocket Sized, 4K 100 Mbps Video Drone

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The newly announced DJI Mavic Air is a tiny powerhouse that features a 3-axis gimbal camera (the first in a drone this small) capable of capturing 4K 30fps 100 Mbps UHD video, 21 minute (max) flight time and a range of up to 4km. Combines the best features of the Mavic Pro & SPARK Like the Mavic Pro and SPARK, the Mavic Air features folding arms allowing for maximum portability. When compared to the original Mavic Pro (which is small enough to fit into a backpack), the Mavic Air, like the SPARK, is small enough to fit in your jacket…

Panasonic GH5S: Building on the Excellence of the Original Lumix GH5

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The original Lumix GH5 was a hit with videographers when it was released last year and it looks like the GH5S is going to be as big a hit when it hits retailers shelves later this spring. With last year’s release of the Lumix G9, Panasonic stated that they wanted to shift focus back towards the needs of “still photographers”. But with the announcement of the GH5S, the pendulum has swung back the other way with a camera that is once again aimed squarely at video shooters. Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Body Unlimited recording in C4K/4K 60p/50p. Breathtaking low-light image quality…

Hasselblad H6D-400c – A 400 MP Capable Medium-Format Beauty

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The 100-megapixel club is pretty exclusive with only a couple of manufacturers included. Phase One offers a couple of 100 MP digital backs, the IQ3 & IQ1 and Hasselblad joined the club with the launch of their 100 MP H6D-100c in 2016. Flash forward 2 years, and Hasselblad has upped the ante with the introduction of the 400 MP capable H6D-400c. The H6D-400c features a 53.4 x 40mm 100MP CMOS sensor that utilizes multi-shot capture (pixel shift) technology to create those monster 400 MP images. The H6D-400c uses multi-shot technology to shift the sensor in one-pixel and half-pixel increments over…

Top 7 List: The Cameras that Created the Biggest Buzz in 2017

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2017 was a big year for camera manufacturers with the release of a slew of new and updated systems. Here is our list of the top 7 stills cameras that we feel had the biggest impact of the year. Our picks for the top 7 stills cameras with the biggest buzz of 2017 Nikon D850 Let’s face it, Nikon needed to release something big this year, really big in fact. Nikon has been losing ground over the last little as the popularity of mirrorless camera systems continues to over take “traditional” DSLRs. The pre-release buzz around Nikon’s newest flagship, the…

Panasonic Shifts Focus Towards Still Photographers with new Lumix G9

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Visitors to ProFusion Expo in Toronto this past week were treated to an early hands-on look at the brand new high-end mirrorless Panasonic Lumix G9 when it made it’s Canadian debut at the show. Similar in size to the previous GH5 model, the G9 incorporates a slew of improvements which we will talk about below. G9 Redesigned Body One of the first things you notice about the Lumix G9 is that it looks more like a DSLR than a mirrorless camera. The most obvious feature is the extra deep grip and textured leather-like coating providing a solid handhold especially for those with…

Sony Announces a7R III – “An Evolution of Resolution and Speed”

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After much speculation, Sony finally unveiled the latest member of their widely successful a7 camera series, the a7R III. The a7R III takes the the best features found on the previous a7 II model, then sprinkles in some of the newer technology introduced on the more recent a9 model, and then adds a few new treats for good measure. So with all of that in mind, lets take a closer look… The a7R III features a 42.4-megapixel back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor utilizing a gapless on-chip lens design and anti-reflective coating resulting in higher sensitivity, better low-light performance and…

PowerShot G1 X Mark III – Canon’s First APS-C Sensor Point-and-Shoot

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The new PowerShot G1 X Mark III is the first Canon point-and-shoot to feature a larger APS-C CMOS sensor with DIGIC 7 Image Processor and Dual Pixel technology. Upgrading to the larger APS-C sensor is a smart move as it allows Canon to offer a lot of the same technologies normally found in their more recent non full-frame DSLRs in a pocket sized body. PowerShot G1 X Mark III Features As mentioned, the G1 X Mark III features a 24.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and Dual Pixel CMOS AF system which Canon states is “popular amongst enthusiast and professional users, provides…

GoPro HERO6 Black Features 4K 60fps and Upgraded Chip

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The new GoPro HERO6 has been announced and looks like it will make action camera fans very, very happy. The HERO6 is powered by an all new custom made GP1 chip (developed over three years with a company called Socionext) that GoPro says offers “double the performance” of the HERO5 released back in 2016. By utilizing the power of this faster chip the HERO6 can capture 4K video resolution at 60fps, as well as 2.7K at 120fps or Full HD 1080p video at 240fps. The HERO6 also takes 12-megapixel photos in RAW or JPG formats, features GoPro’s Wide Dynamic Range…

Major Changes Coming for Canada’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Industry

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On July 15th, 2017, Transport Canada released new proposed regulations for UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) operators known as Canada Gazette I. The updated regulations will take effect on January 15, 2018, and Transport Canada is currently in the process of gathering input from Canadians that will help to shape the new rules. This is why AlteX wants to make it easier for you to add your input. This 34-page document includes major changes that will have a huge impact Canada’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems industry. AlteX Canada Gazette 1 Campaign AlteX UAV realizes that interpreting government regulations can be challenging and…

Canon Announces Three Compact and Lightweight 4K Camcorders

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Canon must believe good things come in three with their announcement of 3 new 4K UHD camcorders. The higher-end XF405, XF400 models are aimed at broadcast interview, documentary and even wedding shooters while the VIXIA HF GX10 is geared more towards advanced amateurs and hobbyists. All feature 4K/60p recording capabilities, a newly developed 15x optical zoom lens and a 1.0-inch CMOS sensor powered by dual DIGIC DV6 image processing platform as well as touch-panel operations and Dual Pixel CMOS AF. In addition, the compact and lightweight body designs measure approximately 5.3in (l) x 3.8in(h) x 8.4in(d) and weigh approximately 40.5oz,…

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