Medium format cameras can offer a lot of benefits over traditional and digital SLRs. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge, here’s a backgrounder on them to get you started.
Let’s have a virtual hands up. Who has bought a camera over the internet based on its reviews without ever physically trying it? I bet there are a few of us, myself included. There will be a few amongst us that will have caught a dose of buyer regret, and probably not because of the […]
It all used to be so simple. When DSLRs first appeared, there was very little discussion on sensor size, mainly because there was very little difference in sensor size. The first full frame DSLR came along in 2002 in the form of the Contax N Digital. Priced at $7K it was hardly a success, but […]
Whilst the price of digital cameras has fallen dramatically over the last ten years, in the current economic climate, even some base models may be out of financial range fro some people. The good news is that the relentless march of technological improvements that the manufacturers are bringing to us, is creating a large, diverse […]
In today’s marketplace, it’s easy to find cameras with rugged, durable bodies constructed of magnesium alloy frames and polycarbonate exteriors; with state of the art sensors and so many advanced features that you may never get around to using. Even many point and shoot cameras pack a pretty hefty punch in terms of feature set […]
It’s easy to take a lot of camera functionality for granted. But only a few years ago, much of what we have today was on the wish lists of photographers everywhere. Autofocus is one of those things. In less than twenty years we have gone from cameras that had to be focused manually to a […]