Tag Archives: Sony

2017 Ending

It’s been an interesting year! While there has been plenty going on in the photo technology world, social and political events have forcefully intruded in a near-overwhelming fashion. We simply can’t escape it. Read John Shaw’s blog. Mirrorless has been … 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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Sensor Race

A few days ago Nikon announced a minor upgrade to their highly-regarded D800, to be called the D810. Pixel count stays the same (36.3MP), though the anti-aliasing filter has been removed entirely and there will only be one model instead … Continue reading

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Updated Sony Compact Camera

Sony has just released a significant update to their well-respected Cyber-shot RX100 camera which adds features not yet available in any other compact.  Using a relatively large 20.1MP 1”-type sensor, this RX100 III employs a new 24-70mm equivalent focal length … Continue reading

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Disc Storage Not Dead Yet

Though many desktops and laptops no longer come with CD/DVD/Blu-ray drives, the concept of using optical discs for archiving data hasn’t disappeared.  Discs still exhibit positive properties that tend to help them withstand many environmental factors such as dust, water, … Continue reading

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What’s Happening

Lot’s of things going on that have potential consequence for photographers on both ends of the workflow. One is the inexorable push toward video.  4K is all the rage.  New high-rez monitors and laptop displays are popping up everywhere.  Panasonic … Continue reading

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SONY Stirs Things Up, Again

Sony has had a way of creating new paths in the camera business the last few years.  While it hasn’t put Canon or Nikon out of business, it has turned more than a few heads and made a lot of … Continue reading

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The Elusive “Travel Camera”

We’ve all wished for it—that perfect little camera that’s so compact and light weight that one could effortlessly carry it all the time, regardless of circumstances—and when the time came to use it the features would more than cover all … Continue reading

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Real, and Maybe Real

Real. Some things we know are going to happen—like the next iteration of Adobe Photoshop.  This comes around every couple of years or so and there’s always a lot of grumbling… some at the cost of upgrades, and some at … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

This year’s combined Consumer Electronics Show / Photo Marketing Association extravaganza in Las Vegas kicks off today with numerous conferences and the exhibits open Tuesday.  In the run-up frenzy there have been several big announcements of new tools and near-confirmation … Continue reading

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