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Sony A7: Bargain-basement quality zoom from Leica

Why I quit the Leica M bodies for the Sony A7R by Didier Godme

<b>Why I quit the Leica M bodies for the Sony A7R</b><p><b>By Didier Godme – His Flickr is HERE, his blog is HERE</b><p>I started being more serious about photography …

Leica M240 vs M9 vs Sony A7R Lens Combination Review

Every now and then there is a time when some interesting camera models pile up on my desk. Usually this happens during a transition the from one …

Cameras

Sony a7R teardown! Roger Cicala gets his hands dirty

Sony a7R teardown!<p>When it comes to the (literal) nuts and bolts of cameras and lenses, Roger Cicala at Lens Rentals is the man to ask. This week he's …

Leica Lenses on the Sony A7r

Leica and the Sony<p>What a great combo!<p>In this video below, you’ll see me testing a bunch of different Leica lenses on the Sony A7r (see the updated …

Sony A7R Review and Setup Guide with Example Images

If you've read my Sony Alpha A7R review over at DPS, you'll already know that despite my various grumbles with the mirrorless monster, I gave it 4 …

Sony Unveils Two New Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras with the A7 and A7R

Sony unveils two new full frame additions to its E-mount family with the A7 and A7R. While many<p>Sony unveils two new full frame additions to its E-mount family with the A7 and A7R. While many have lamented the lens selection of the E-mount family, the hardware has generally been very good as the A7 …

Sony Alpha ILCE-7R (A7R) review: A compact full-frame ILC that delivers on photos - CNET

<b>The Good</b> <b>Sony Alpha ILCE-7R</b> delivers some of the best image quality we've seen for under $3,000 in a great shooting design and feature set.<p><b>The Bad</b> Disappointing autofocus speed and battery life mar an otherwise lovely camera.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> As long as you don't need fast autofocus or great burst …

Cameras

(FT4) Mitakon considering to make a 50mm f/0.95 Speedmaster lens.

After launching the Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 for E-mount (here on eBay) Mitakon is seriously considering to make proper Micro Four Thirds version of …

A Detailed Guide to Creating Stunning City Images

Whether you’re traveling around or venturing out beyond your own backyard, cities offer an endless supply of interesting locations and moments for …

Landscape Photography

Canon's New Website Helps You Choose the Right Lens

With the rise of everyone and their mother purchasing a DSLR camera of some sort, it was only a matter of time until someone tried to do better …

Sony RX100 head-to-head: all three versions compared

The Sony RX100 is no larger than a regular high-end compact camera (and smaller than many), yet it has a larger 1-inch sensor where most of its …

3 Reasons To Use a Circular Polarizing Filter (Plus Purchasing and Usage Tips)

There are many types of filters a photographer can use – from circular polarizing filters to neutral and variable density, color/warming/cooling, UV …

Landscape Photography

The Brilliant Upland – Landscape Photography by Matthieu Parmentier

French landscape photographer Matthieu Parmentier has created a portfolio of outstanding vistas during his travels. His compositions are powerful – …

Strange Series of Photographs Show Hitler Practicing His Body Language

If you’ve ever seen footage of infamous dictator Adolf Hitler giving one of his spirited speeches, you probably noticed the very ‘loud’ gestures that …

Ridiculously Thin Hand-Made Lens Leaves Pancakes Behind, Borders Crêpe Territory

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the company that goes by the name MS Optical, and we won’t blame you. It’s a one-man operation, run by …

Sony Drops the Price of the RX10 by $300, Possible Response to Panasonic’s FZ1000

When we announced the Panasonic FZ1000, we told you why many saw it as a Sony RX10 ‘killer.’ Priced $400 cheaper and boasting a newer 1-inch …

Serene Nature Scenes Captured by Colorblind Photographer

Kilian Schoenberger shot some breathtaking rural woods behind his home to produce additional images for his European landscapes collection. The …

Photography

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …