Photography News issue 28

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Canon PowerShot G5 X Will it power its way into your bag? Page 42

A Samsung 64GB Pro memory card Enter the competition on page 62 WIN!

Your 2016 to-do list 16 things to do this year, page 31

Who’s won round 2? Turn to page 20 to find out

FujifilmX-Pro2 announced Fujifilm’s X-system goes from strength to strength and its latest X-Pro2 boasts a brand-new 24.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS III sensor as well as an innovative hybrid multi viewfinder

Here at last, the Nikon D5 revealed Wait no longer, the Nikon D5 is here! After much speculation and anticipation, Nikon’s latest technology-packed pro flagship has been announced … continue reading on page 5





digital noise, as well as superior tonal and colour reproduction. The X-Pro2’s hybrid multi viewfinder gives the option of optical and electronic viewfinders with the ability to switch between them instantly and the magnification changes according to the lens in use. There’s also an electronic rangefinder that displays the electronic viewfinder on top of the optical viewfinder. Add in a 77-point AF system, weatherproofing, a focal plane

shutter with 1/8000sec top speed and flash sync at 1/250sec, and two SD card slots and you have a camera with massive appeal. We’ve been lucky enough to get our hands on the X-Pro2, so turn to page 40 to see what we think; and we’ll have a full review in the next issue of Photography News , out 15 February. The X-Pro2 isn’t the only new kit from Fujifilm though – find out more on page 6.

24.3-megapixel uses X-Trans technology so has a random colour array to conquer moiré and false colours without the need for an optical low-pass filter, thus maximising resolution. Working with sensor is the new high-performance X Processor Pro image processing engine, leading to faster write speeds, start-up time and continuous shooting rates. The faster processor also gives users quicker autofocus and lower sensor

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