I found this article funny. A camera company using a stock image and bad Photoshopping to advertise one of their own cameras. What, were they that lazy? Advertisements Continue reading Irony not lost…
I’ve tried to consciously make a note of what I like to shoot and how I shoot it while on vacation. Why am I doing this? I want to see if I shoot more in the 24-70mm range or in the 24-100mm range. I’ve been very tempted by the Sony RX100Mk3. But, compared to its predecessor, it has less focal range. Is the new lens … Continue reading How do you shoot? A self-analysis.
I realize that high ISOs are useful when shooting in a dark situation. Or, when shooting indoor sports. But let’s get serious, pushing ISO usually means 1600, 3200 and sometimes 6400. Over that, it should be only for rare situations where the natural ambient light is all you have and any other source of light would be either impossible to add or would detract from … Continue reading Why the fuss with super high ISOs?
I used to have a cheap tripod until a wise photographer friend of mine turned me to Manfroto. I struggled with the cheap tripod and thought everything was fine, but all that changed when I placed my camera on a quality tripod with a ball head. What a difference! I haven’t looked back since. Never used the cheap tripod since. I came across a very … Continue reading Tripods
Sony Alpha Rumors reported that the A-mount series of cameras will be geared towards “pro” level photographers in the future. Does this mean no more entry level A-mount alphas? I don’t mind the idea of having a “pro” line with Sony. The E-mount fits a nice new niche of light mirrorless cameras. The RX series also fills a very interesting niche. I’m actually seriously looking … Continue reading A-mount future?
Here’s an article describing an import workflow for Lightroom. I use a similar approach, except that I use import tags to identify the photoshoot details. I also include geolocation for each image. Lightroom’ search engine can do the rest later. Check it out. Organizing your pictures is extremely important when your shots number in the thousands. Continue reading Lightroom workflow article
It would probably just take a firmware upgrade to add XAVC-S to the A77Mk2. I’m hoping there will be an update sometime soon. Come on Sony, don’t forget about us SLT users! Continue reading Can we get XAVC-S for the A77Mk2?
Just saw a great article by Patrick Murphy-Racey on the Sony A77ii as a sports shooter. Very positive. Check it out! Continue reading Sony A77ii for sports photography
An article from Mac Rumors talks about a 12 inch ultra slim MacBook Air for 2015. Wouldn’t this be the perfect machine to carry to a photoshoot? Let’s wait and see. Continue reading 12 inch MacBook Air for 2015?
Check this news article on Canon’s “Imagine Impossible” campaign. Continue reading Canon’s “Imagine Impossible” teaser revealed… And is disappointing