Third party lenses have been around since the early days of photography. Canon’s very first cameras were sold with third party lenses made by company called Nippon Kogaku, who went on to become Nikon. In recent years however, there has been a rise in the number of manufacturers producing third party lenses. This is, in […]
All those who follow Adobe and their conferences are likely aware that they are preparing a bundle of new features that intrigue us as photographers. With the release of Lightroom 6, we got GPU processing which has sped things up for some users (others report that it slows down the process for them). I believe that GPU […]
Okay, so it’s time to upgrade your gear. You’re quite sure it’s not just another case of G.A.S.; this time isn’t about trying to keep up with market trends. You really have outgrown your starter camera; you’re ditching all those variable aperture zoom lenses; you’ve taken up macro or wildlife photography. There are quite a few logically sound reasons why you might need to purchase new photography gear.
When Fuji announced the X100 at Photokina in 2010, the photographic world stood up and took note. Here was a rangefinder style camera that incorporated a large APS-C sensor, had a fixed 35mm equivalent lens and looked simply gorgeous. It was a commercial success for Fuji yet it was not without its problems, focussing being […]
If you’re in the market for a new lens and don’t know where to start on your quest to upgrade your gear, I would suggest reading Jason Row’s excellent article for advice on choosing which type of lens to buy next, where he addresses issues such as primes vs. zooms, focal length, and lens speed. […]
This is a guest post with photographs from talented New Zealand wedding photographer, Perry Trotter. Check out his great photography iPad app. This is one of several images shot at a fall wedding in Eastland, a beautiful region in the North Island of New Zealand. The bride, groom and I were flown to this location […]