The Nikon Coolpix P900 Zoom Test

The Nikon Coolpix P900 has been a big success for Nikon. The only trouble is getting hold of one! We are expecting a shipment of stock each week. There are still some backorders to get through, so if you was looking to pick one up please give us a call or an email (found on our website) to register your interest. As soon as one is available we will notify you.

In the mean time, check out the video below by Lothar Lenz showing of the inedible zoom the Nikon P900 has to offer.

New Panasonic Cameras!

Panasonic introduces the new Lumix FZ330 bridge camera. The upgrade of the successful Panasonic Lumix FZ200 includes a 24x optical zoom (25-600mm equivalent) with a consistent f/2.8 aperture. The 12.1 megapixel sensor now boasts the new VENUS engine. It allows the camera to deliver sensitivity up to ISO 6400, while retaining a crisp clean image.

The New Panasonic Lumix FZ330

More new features included a full splash and dust proof design, and all new 4K video shooting resolutions. The FZ330 records 3840×2160 resolution at 30p(60Hz) / 25p(50Hz) or 24p in MP4. It can also use the new 4K capture mode to snap 8 megapixel resolution stills and extract them from the 4K video.

Also announced is the Panasonic DMC-GX8 Micro Four Thirds camera. The have upgraded the sensor to include there new Venus Engine and Dual Image Stabilisation System creating sharp images up to ISO 25600. Like the Panasonic FZ330 the camera body is now splash and dust resistant, shoots 4K video resolutions with 8MP still facilities. Also included is a full magnesium-alloy body with a tiltable OLED viewfinder and a 3.0” vari-angle screen. This helps with all types of shot, including macro and overhead crowd shots.

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GX8 with 140-140mm Lens
Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GX8 with 140-140mm Lens

Both items are now available to pre-order on Digital Depot.

Nikon Announces New Pro Zoom Lenses

Nikon has announced the new Nikon 500mm f4E FL ED VR AF-S Lens. It will be the world’s lightest super telephoto lens! The new fluorite lens elements are what help the lens to be faster focusing than its predecessor and 800g lighter. It has full vibration control and focus limiters aiding wildlife and sport photography by giving effectively 4.0 stops compensation. This is further helped by a fixed F4 aperture.

Nikon 500mm f4E FL ED VR AF-S Lens
Nikon 500mm f4E FL ED VR AF-S Lens.

Nikon’s 600mm f4E FL ED VR AF-S Lens has many similarities to the 500mm lens above, but also has a Fluorine optical coating that repels dust and water droplets. Also featured is a new Sport vibration reduction mode and improved auto focus tracking. The lens is now 1200g lighter than the previous model. Both these lenses are perfect for any professional photographers looking to take quality to the next level.

Both lenses are available to pre order today.

Nikon 600mm f4E FL ED VR AF-S Lens
Nikon 600mm f4E FL ED VR AF-S Lens

Sony RX100MKIV


Small and compact, stunning photos.

The all new Sony Cybershot RX100 MKIV compact camera packs a punch in a small compact design.

It boasts a brand new stacked Exmor RS 1.0 type CMOS sensor that improves the speed of focusing, making capturing fleeting moments in stunning detail. It is also the first camera in the RX100 range to feature 4K video resolution. Due to this you can also shoot up to 1000fps for 40x slow motion video.

Stock is due mid July 2015, so get your pre-order in today.

THE VIDEOMODE in Association with Canon

A new website dedicated to all things video, brought to you by Amateur Photographer and Canon.


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The is an all new website dedicated to all things video. Their professional team brings you all the current news in the video world, including hands on testing of new and announced cameras/products and stories from around the web! You also don’t want to miss the unique video tuition section. Informative videos and tutorials are provided to help brush up your skills or learn something entirely new.

Click here now to be in with a chance to win the just launched Canon C100 MKII worth £4,282.80.