Cameras

Throwback Thursday: Canon EOS D30

In the year 2000 (somehow, living in it never felt as futuristic and cool as saying it), I enrolled as a first-year undergraduate student1 at the University of Durham. For many among the student bo…

Nikon KeyMission 170

HANDS-ON WITH NIKON’S LATEST ACTION CAMNikon appears to be getting pretty serious about the action-camera market, and now has three models in its lineup. The KeyMission 170 features a 170-deg…

Pentax HD D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 ED DC AW

PROS Sharp through most of range. Top-end build. Weather-sealed design. Focus limiter function. Includes tripod collar. CONS Slow focus. Heavy. Very expensive. On the soft side at 450mm. Some disto…

Pentax HD D FA 15-30mm F2.8 ED SDM WR

PROS Quite sharp. Fixed f/2.8 aperture. Integrated hood. Ultra-wide field of view. Strong close focus capability. Weather-sealed design. CONS Barrel distortion at widest angles. Dim corners. Bulky.…

Hands on: DJI Mavic Pro review

OUR EARLY VERDICT DJI’s most portable drone yet packs in all the advanced features we’d expect, plus a few new ones to make quadcopters more accessible than ever before. FOR Follow mode…

Pentax D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro WR

PROS Compact. Weather sealed. 1:1 macro magnification. Extremely sharp from edge to edge. CONS Heavy color fringing. Dim corners at wide apertures. Omits focus limiter function. BOTTOM LINEThe Pent…