This Week In Photography – 19-25 May 2014

This Week In Photography - 19-25 May 2014

Welcome to the latest installment of our new weekly news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers, along with pithy comment and insightful analysis
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17 things you can do to help your camera live longer

17 things you can do to help your camera live longer

Your DSLR will deliver years of hassle-free photography, as long as you’re prepared to look after it. With that in mind, here are 17 simple tips for how to protect your digital camera and make it live longer.

Camera Jungle: the REAL reason you should buy used equipment (Sponsored)

Camera Jungle: the REAL reason you should buy used equipment (Sponsored)

From capturing fast-moving action sequences to taking pictures in extreme low-light, there’s not a whole lot we can’t do with our cameras these days. But all this technology can come at a steep price. Thanks to Camera Jungle, it doesn’t have to.

Sony A77 II adds 79-point AF system, more speed

Sony A77 II adds 79-point AF system, more speed

Sony has unveiled the successor to its popular alpha 77, launching the Sony A77 II. Chief among the new features on the Sony A77 II spec sheet is Sony’s latest-generation 24.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor (APS-C) and BIONZ X image processing engine.

Best compact system camera: 5 premium CSCs tested and rated

Olympus OM-D E-M1 review

Want a small camera that’s big on performance? We compare five of the best compact system cameras on the market.

Lytro Illum: new light field camera adds bigger sensor, better lens… and bigger price tag

Lytro Illum: new light field camera gets bigger sensor, better lens, 4in touchscreen

Lytro has unveiled its next-generation light field camera, introducing the Lytro Illum. The Lytro Illum price tag will be $1,599, and the new Lytro camera’s release date is set for July 2014.

Sony A7s vs A7R vs A7 – which Sony full-frame camera should you buy?

Sony A7s vs A7R vs A7 - which Sony full-frame camera should you buy?

Sony A7s vs A7R vs A7? If you’re in the market for a full-frame, mirrorless compact system camera, the Sony A7 range has to be top of your hitlist. But which A7 model is right for you: Sony A7s or A7R or A7? Marcus Hawkins takes a look at the three contenders in our Sony A7 comparison.

Nikon J4 adds 171 AF points, ‘faster than DSLR’ continuous shooting speeds

Nikon J4 unveiled

Nikon has officially unveiled the Nikon J4, the latest addition to its range of portable Nikon 1 system cameras.

Among the Nikon J4’s key features are a hybrid AF system with 171 AF points, 105 of which are phase-detection points and continuous shooting speeds of up to 20 fps with continuous autofocus.

Nikon D4s review

Nikon D4s review

Nikon D4s review: Nikon’s D4 replacement is a true workhorse of a camera, but has enough changed to warrant an upgrade? Find out in our Nikon D4s review.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Review

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Review

Olympus OM-D E-M10 review: the new E-M10 boasts all of the key features from the original OM-D at a more affordable price and in a smaller body. Angela Nicholson puts it to the test.