The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #22 – New Gear Rodeo: What We Think of the Latest Camera Bodies
Each week Roger Cicala, founder of Lensrentals.com, hosts conversations about the art and science of capturing images. From photography to videography, film, history, and technology, the show covers a wide range of topics to educate and inspire creators of all kinds.
New Gear Rodeo: What We Think of the Latest Camera Bodies
New gear alert! Ryan is joined by our blog editor Zach and Senior Photo Tech Joey for a chat about the latest camera bodies that have been announced. Topics range from positing the EOS R is the easiest mirrorless system to pick up and use, to lacking enthusiasm for Nikon’s latest offerings, to waxing poetic about their love of the Fuji X-T3, and different positions on the polarizing Leica M10 Monochrom.
Products mentioned in this episode:
- Canon EOS R5
- Canon 1DX Mk III
- Nikon D780
- Nikon Z6
- Nikon FTZ Mount Adaptor
- Fuji X-T4
- Leica M10 Monochrom
00:30 – Introduction to Ryan Hill, Joey Miller, and Zach Sutton
00:40 – The gang starts off the show talking about the Canon EOS R5
02:00 – Ryan, Joey, and Zach talk about 8K and IBIS within the Canon EOS R5
03:00 – Talking about the RF lens lineup, and how Canon has expanded it so quickly
05:10 – Joey and Zach talk about their experiences with the Canon EOS R platform
06:50 – Joey and Ryan talk about the recording functions within the Canon EOS R5
08:20 – Joey, Zach, and Ryan talk about the rumors of the Canon EOS R6
09:30 – Zach and Joey talk about the price of the Canon EOS R5
10:30 – The team talks about the Canon 1D Mark III and its excitement or lack thereof
12:30 – Zach, Joey, and Ryan talk about the lack of resolution in the new Canon 1DX Mark III
15:00 – The gang talks about the new Nikon D780, and some of the problematic business decisions of Nikon
17:50 – The team talks about the Nikon lens lineup of the Z series
19:15 – BREAK
19:30 – Discussing the new and impressive Fuji X-T4
20:00 – Ryan and Joey talk about all the apps available from each camera manufacturer
21:20 – Ryan and Zach talk about the small and marginal updates of the Fuji X-T4
23:00 – Is the Fuji X-T4 worth the upgrade?
23:30 – The team talks about the Leica M10 Monochrom
24:10 – Ryan and Zach talk about their first rentals with Lensrentals
25:00 – Joey talks about his affection for Leica, while Zach talks about his distaste for them
26:50 – Joey tells us why the Monochrom sensor is different from a traditional camera
28:40 – Joey gives his unfiltered feelings toward Leica
30:20 – Ryan talks about the incredible work uniforms of Leica
The Lensrentals Podcast is hosted by Roger Cicala. Our sound engineers are Ryan Hill and Julian Harper. Our other regular contributors include: Sarah McAlexander, Joey Miller, John Tucker, Drew Cicala, and SJ Smith. Our theme was composed by Jacques Granger. You can find more of his work here and here.
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