Posts by: Jordan Drake

Sigma DP2 Quattro Hands-On Field Test

 By Jordan Drake

The Sigma cameras have been defined by the spectacular images they can produce, and the awful design choices that make capturing those images incredibly difficult. The new Sigma Quattro cameras aim to fix those design quirks. With a run of brilliant products from Sigma this year, will the Quattro keep the streak alive?

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Pentax 645Z Hands-On Field Test With Deluxe Design Group

 By Jordan Drake

The Pentax 645Z is the most sophisticated medium format camera everreleased. With a new 51 megapixel sensor, live view, and modern DSLR
functionality, it’s an incredibly versatile tool. It’s also the first
medium format camera ever to shoot video! The TCSTV crew went out to
test the stills, and we met up with our friends at Deluxe Design Group
to shoot a movie trailer and test the video capabilities! Is this the
camera that will restore the popularity of medium format digital?

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Panasonic FZ1000 Hands-On Field Test

 By Jordan Drake

4K recording, a 1” type sensor camera with a 25-400mm equivalent F2.8-4 lens for under a grand? Panasonic is on a roll. In this episode TCSTV’s Chris Niccolls takes a look at the incredibly powerful Panasonic FZ1000 to see if it can really be as impressive as the specs look on paper.

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The Great Mirrorless Camera Autofocus Shootout!

 By Jordan Drake

It seems like every 13 minutes, another mirrorless camera is announced that promises the ‘World’s Fastest Autofocus’. We decided to cut through all the hype and pit the fastest mirrorless cameras against each other, and we threw in a Nikon D4S, just to make it interesting. To really put these cameras through a stress test we went to Wildrose Motocross Park with a Fuji X-T1, Sony A6000, Olympus OMD E-M1 and Panasonic GH4!

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