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What is White Balance?

White balance (WB) is really important for accurate re-production of colors in a photo. If WB settings are not properly tuned in your digital camera, …

Very important: What we know and don’t know about the new A7 series camera yet!

ShareThere is a lot of noise on the web about the new A7 series camera. And a lot of other rumors sites state in bold the new camera will have 50+ …

Using a Sony A7II With Leica Glass | Can It Produce That Famous Leica Magic?

In 2004, American psychologist Barry Schwartz wrote a book called the <i>Paradox Of Choice</i>. Part of Schwartz’s thesis was based on what he called …

Sony A7 II unbiased Review - Pros and Cons (part 1 of 2)

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Sony A7 II Review

A7 II Summary<p>Sony has yet another winner on their hands with the A7 II. By addressing some of the design and ergonomic quirks of the original model, …

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Sony A7 II review: the next great camera, someday

The camera industry is the most interesting and exciting it’s been in the past 10 years. After capable smartphones decimated the point-and-shoot market, camera makers have focused their efforts on appealing to enthusiasts and professional photographers — those that need or want more than a …

Sony A7ii Review - Leica lenses with the Sony A7ii

73 Shares<p>I’ll get into this SOny a7ii review in a minute, but first, let’s look at some of the history of Sony cameras.<p>At the end of 2014, Sony …

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Sony A7 II Image Quality Analysis: Is the A7 successor still the king of sub-$2000 full-frame cameras?

Sony shocked the world with the A7 and A7R -- compact ILCs with large, full-frame sensors. They also shocked with strikingly impressive image …

The Cream of the Mirrorless crop - Leica T, Fuji X-T1, Sony A7 II, Olympus OM-D E-M5 II.

What I don´t like with the Sony A7

There are a few things i don´t like with the Sony A7 and some things I really hope that Sony will fix. The mediocre autofocus in bad light is an …

Sony RX100 mark IV will appear at Sony World Photography Awards

Sony has just announced that it will hold an event on the day 24/4 to the Sony World Photography Awards, Sony Photo Contest 2015, while introducing a …

Five Lenses to Adapt to the Sony A7 and A7r

At the moment, Sony has a very limited selection of lenses that can natively be used with the full frame E mount A7 and A7r cameras. But if you want …

Sony A7II gets Silver Award at Dpreview (and more A7II reviews).

Share <i><br>A7II with Torii Koubou case.</i>Dpreview posted the full Sony A7II review and the camera earned a Silver Award:<i>The Alpha 7 II continues to push</i> …

The Introduction to Getting the Best Results from Your Lenses

Your lenses are much more important than your camera is. They do a big job of helping to determine what kind of image quality comes out of the …

First Impressions: Sony A7 Mk II

Meet Sony’s 4th full frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera: the Sony A7 Mk II. The camera is sort of being billed as the successor to the A7: …

The Sony a7 & a7R Field Review: History in the Making?

Making a Statement<p>The Leica I (1913), the Konica C35 AF (1977) and the Canon 5D Mark II (2008).<p>What do they all have in common? They are all landmark …

Five Gorgeous Camera Straps for Your Mirrorless Camera

Beautiful but functional camera straps should accompany your equally beautiful mirrorless camera. It only makes sense to adorn a beautiful Leica …

Getting the Most Out of Your DSLR

If you just got your first DSLR or if you’ve had one for awhile and want to get serious about taking better pictures, the advice in this article is …

Measure Your Life as a Photographer in Decades, Not Years

The other night here in Chicago, I woke up in the middle of the night. I was tossing and turning (put on the heater too hot at night).<p>In a state of …

Color Explosion – Zeiss Planar 50mm (ZE mount) By Massimiliano Bruschi

10 Ways To Boost Your Photography (Even If You’re a Beginner)

Are you just starting out in photography? If you are, then here’s a helpful list of pointers pertaining to digital photography basics. These pointers …

Panasonic LX100 or Fuji X100T: Which is the better all-round travel camera?

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Product Review: MAKO HAUS Camera Straps

As photographers, we are always scoping out good camera straps and when you are around other photographers. It’s a topic that usually comes up …

Review: Sigma’s 50mm f/1.4 is Simply Stunning, Stunningly Simple

In a world where there’s an always-on march of forward progress driven by the notion that bigger is better, I find it refreshing to see that at least …

Megapixels, How Much Is Too Much?

Earlier this month Canon turned heads with the announcement of not one, but two 50-megapixel DSLRs, grabbing the resolution crown from rivals Nikon and Sony. But as the megapixel race approaches nearly unheard-of levels in the high-end camera market, there are two essential questions that need to …

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The Best Travel Tripod

For less than $200, the MeFoto RoadTrip Travel Tripod is the best travel tripod for people who need to stow one in a carry-on bag for the flight home …

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Street photography tips, how to photograph strangers

Street Photography has always been a Big Thing. Living in a city or densely populated area, there’s always something to see and photograph; it’s an …