Category Archives: Cameras

Understanding the Mirrorless Transition

Not everyone is infatuated with the granular technical aspects of new imaging tools, or the complex set of considerations big companies make in bringing new equipment to market. But for those that are, we seem to be at one of … Continue reading

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More Announcements

The announcements of new photo tools prior to Photokina are coming fast now. Here are links to a few. The Canon R full-frame mirrorless system. Highly anticipated and a bit earlier than some thought might happen, Canon is opening with … Continue reading

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Mirrorless Close to Mainstream

With the announcement of Nikon’s full-frame Z 6 and Z 7 mirrorless bodies, we’re getting very close to having all the major players fully engaged. Canon will bring their own full-frame model in the coming months to complete the process. … Continue reading

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New (updated) Lenses

One of the mainstays in any collection of 35mm format lenses is the 70-200mm zoom. Decades ago zoom lenses weren’t considered as high-quality as primes at the same focal length, but optical improvements and undeniable convenience have won the day … Continue reading

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Fujifilm on the Rise

Fujifilm’s mirrorless camera bodies have been the talk of the town of late.  While the crop-sensor line has had a growing following for some time, and the recent updates for the X-Pro2 and X-T2 have only accelerated user enthusiasm, it’s … Continue reading

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Broadening the Options

Pentax has a long and storied history in photography, and now another marker has been laid down with the announcement of the  K-1 , their first digital 35mm full-frame SLR body to actually reach market. It will take some time … Continue reading

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CES 2016

Every year about this time the Consumer Electronics Show provides an opportunity for manufacturers to showcase their stuff.  One of the big announcements this week has been from Nikon. Faithful Nikonians have been waiting for an update to the very … Continue reading

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RAW?

One of the most significant evolutions in digital imaging was the introduction of RAW, the ability to record in-camera files of all the sensor information available at the time of exposure without additional processing.  [Note that different authors use different … Continue reading

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New High-megapixel Canon

It’s official—Canon has announced a major upgrade to their 5-series full-frame DSLR camera with a 50+ MP sensor and a host of internal features not seen before in any Canon body.  There are two versions; the 5Ds with a standard … Continue reading

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Show Over

Photokina 2014 has come and gone, though reviews and commentary will continue for some time. By most accounts, there weren’t too many stunning announcements, though as always there are enough new things to appeal to some segment of the photographic … Continue reading

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