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Best Rated 4K Mirrorless Cameras & 4K DSLRs – Comparison & Reviews (2017)

July 20, 2017 by  
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Best Rated Cameras & DSLRs that Shoot 4K Video – A new breed of cameras is upon us, those that can shoot 4K video. 4K has four times the resolution of Full HD. Even if you only need 1080p full HD, you can take the 4K footage and convert it to full HD, and it […]

Smart-Review: DSLR & Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide 2016-2017

DSLR & Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide 2016-2017: Digital SLRs (also known as DSLRs) have become more popular recently, because of improved features and a dramatic drop in prices. Once only professionals could afford a DSLR. The main advantage of a DSLR versus a point and shoot camera is higher image quality due to larger imager […]

Panasonic DC-GH5 Lumix 4K Mirrorless ILC Camera | Review 2017 Model

March 28, 2017 by  
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*New for 2017* Panasonic’s flagship DC-GH5 Mirrorless 4K Micro Four Thirds Camera has just been released. This model has extreme improvements over the previous popular GH4 model that it replaces. Panasonic listened to its users and has included many of their requests, especially to the video taking community. The best new features include a brand new micro 4/3rds sensor with 20.3 megapixels and without an anti-aliasing filter for sharper images. Panasonic has added the much praised IBIS and 5 Axis Dual IS 2 Image stabilization that was seen in the GX85 and G85 4K camera models. Works even when recording 4K video. The 4K Ultra HD recording now jumps to 60p (60 frames/second) for silky smooth 4K for sports and other action scenes. For 4K you can record in UHD (3840 x2160) the same dimensions as 4K TVs, or DCI Cinematic 4K (4096×2160) the same dimensions used for Movie Theater 4K projectors. Dual card slots allow you more flexibility, such as backing up, or relay recording. The GH5 has a new OLED EVF (3,680k-dot), and larger higher resolution 3.2-inch LCD (1,620k-dot) flip out screen … …More …

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Best Rated Panasonic 4K Mirrorless Cameras | Comparison & Reviews 2017

March 21, 2017 by  
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Best Rated Panasonic Mirrorless 4K Cameras – A new breed of cameras is upon us, those that can shoot 4K video. 4K has four times the resolution of Full HD. You also can crop 4K video and still maintain Full HD. Each frame of video is an 8 megapixel picture which you can print or […]

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV 30.4 Megapixel Full Frame 4K DSLR Camera | Review 2016-2017

February 27, 2017 by  
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*New for 2016-2017* The new 30.4 megapixel Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is Canon’s newest Full Frame digital SLR, the follow on model to the extremely popular 5D Mark III. The new 5D Mark IV is not only upgraded to address picture quality, but is putting in features that will make filmmakers more productive. This model adds 4K Cinematic Video recording capability (24, 25, & 30 fps). You can shoot 4K Video and later extract 8.8 megapixel screen grabs from each frame of the 4K video. Previous 5D versions have been used to film both TV shows and Movies, including Walking Dead, Hawaii Five-O, 24, and many more. This model will be popular with photo journalists that require both photos and video. This is the first EOS 5D version with Touchscreen Capability and the resolution has been bumped up 1.62 million dots. The latest Dual Pixel CMOS AF Autofocus system is installed (first introduced in Canon 70D & 80D models). For speed the camera has upgraded to the latest Digic 6+ chip, and the burst rate has increased to 7fps even with the higher megapixel count. Other features include 61 AF points, ISO 100-32000, Added WiFi, NFC and GPS, New Meter Sensor. This model won our BEST OF 2017 Award for Full Frame Cameras.
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Canon EOS 80D Dual Pixel CMOS AF DSLR Camera Review | 2016-2017 Model

February 25, 2017 by  
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*New for 2016-2017* The Canon EOS 80D is Canon’s Best mid-range APS-C SLR. Upgraded from the 70D to a full 24.2 megapixels. It shares many of the features from the Canon 5D Mark III, but at a lower cost and weight. This is the first Canon DSLR to introduce the new Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology that greatly enhances autofocus capabilities, especially when filming video. The 80D HD movie mode shoots at Full 1080p HD Video at popular frame rates 1080p @60fps, 30fps, 24fps and 720p @60fps and with manual exposure control. The 80D includes an HDMI port to hookup to an HDTV and an External Microphone Jack for better sound options with manual audio control. For 2016, the 80D adds a headphone jack, and a 60fps 1080p video mode. The 80d has a high resolution articulating 3-inch LCD touchscreen (1,040,000 pixels). Built-in WiFi & NFC wireless functionality. Fast 7.0 fps continuous shooting, Use the large LCD touchscreen with the Live View Function for composition of both pictures and video. EOS Dust Removal System removes dust from the sensor automatically. Gapless micro-lenses in the sensor helps to capture more light and reduce noise. Upgraded to ISO 12800, 63-zone evaluative metering system, Upgraded to 45 AF Focus points, Upgraded to the new DIGIC 6 Image Processor. Higher Dynamic Range. BEST of 2017 Award. …More …

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Best Canon EOS DSLRs (2016-2017) * Comparison and Reviews

January 23, 2017 by  
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Best Rated Canon EOS DSLR Cameras Comparison & Reviews – This is a roundup of the highest rated Canon Digital SLR Camera models. Canon SLRs are some of the best selling and highly rated SLRs available along with Nikon. All Canon SLRs now have an HD video movie mode. The big news for Canon is […]

Best Rated Nikon DSLR Cameras (2016-2017) * Comparison and Reviews

January 22, 2017 by  
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Best Rated Nikon Digital DSLRs (2016-2017) – This is a roundup of the Top-Rated Nikon Digital SLRs and a comparison of features. Nikon digital SLRs have dropped dramatically over the last several years, while features and capabilities have increased. The SLRs are grouped under $1000 and over $1000. Nikon’s 2016 Expeed 4 Processor is 30% […]

Best Rated Mirrorless & 4K Compact Interchangeable Lens Cameras | Comparison and Reviews 2016-2017

January 20, 2017 by  
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Best Compact Interchangeable Mirrorless Lens System Cameras (2016-2017) – This is a roundup of the Top-Rated Compact Mirrorless System Cameras (CSC). These cameras have a much smaller footprint than the larger regular sized SLR cameras (half the size and weight) and are easier to use than standard SLRs. A smaller camera is more likely to […]

Best Rated Canon EOS Prime (Fixed) Lenses – Comparison and Reviews | 2016-2017

January 20, 2017 by  
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Best Rated Canon SLR Prime Lenses Comparison & Reviews – This is a roundup of the best rated Canon EF prime lenses (also known as fixed focal length lenses). They come in Wide Angle, Standard (Normal), Macro, Telephoto, and Super Telephoto. Unlike zoom lenses, prime lenses are fixed at a specific focal length. Although zoom […]

Best Rated Sony Alpha DSLR & NEX Mirrorless Cameras Comparison | 2016-2017

January 18, 2017 by  
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Best Sony Alpha DSLRs and NEX Mirrorless Cameras – This is a roundup of the Top-Rated Sony Alpha DSLRs with translucent mirror technology, and Sony Compact System Mirrorless Cameras. Both camera types have interchangeable lenses. Sony’s mirrorless cameras have a much smaller footprint than the larger regular sized Alpha Digital SLR cameras (half the size […]

Best Rated Canon EOS DSLR Zoom Lenses – Comparison and Reviews | 2016-2017

January 15, 2017 by  
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Best Rated Canon DSLR Zoom Lenses – This is a roundup of Canon EF and EF-S zoom lenses. Normal, Wide Angle, Telephoto and Super Telephoto. Unlike prime lenses, which have a fixed focal length, zoom lenses can give you a range, from wide angle to extreme telephoto. Find the best lenses for your Canon DSLR. […]

Whats new in Digital SLRs: At the Consumer Electronics Show 2016-2017

January 11, 2017 by  
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SmartReview.com gathered the latest information on Digital SLRs during our visits to the Consumer Electronics Shows in Las Vegas (CES 2016-2017). Here is a short overview of what caught our attention at the show in regards to Digital SLRs and Mirrorless Cameras. Some of the biggest breakthroughs were in focus technology, especially in regards to […]

Best Rated Nikon Prime (Fixed) Lenses – Comparison and Reviews 2016-2017

January 10, 2017 by  
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Nikon SLR Prime Lenses – This is a roundup of Nikon Nikkor prime lenses (also known as fixed focal length lenses). They come in Wide Angle, Standard (Normal), Micro, Telephoto, DX, and Super Telephoto. Unlike zoom lenses, prime lenses are fixed at a specific focal length. Although zoom lenses are very versatile, the prime lens […]

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