Home / Gear (page 5)

Gear

Building a Photo-Editing Computer on the Cheap

photoeditinfeattt-800x420.jpg

Having returned to photography after a lay-off of some years, I had discovered a whole new world, where, among other things, computers had largely replaced darkrooms. It soon became apparent that my Windows 10 laptop was sadly underrated for the tasks required. I began to research alternatives. I fairly quickly ...

Read More »

These Photos Were Taken with a 10mm Full-Frame Lens

header-800x403.jpg

People who know me know I love to shoot with extreme wide angles. Lately, I have been experimenting with shooting at 10mm full frame. Shooting at 10mm is like shooting in another world. Because of the distortion on the edges, you automatically get an effect that kind of sucks you ...

Read More »

Sony Unveils Ultra-Tough External SSDs for Photographers

sonytoughdrivesfeat-800x420.jpg

Sony has announced new ultra-tough, high-speed external SSD drives geared toward photographers, videographers, and other creatives who want peace of mind while storing large amounts of data on-the-go. As with Sony’s upcoming Tough line of CFexpress memory cards, the new external drives are protected against many different hazards. They’re dustproof, ...

Read More »

Using a 50-Year-Old $100 Lens on a Modern $4,500 Camera

GFX-2-800x534.jpg

I made a big purchasing decision a few months ago by investing in the new Fujifilm GFX 50R camera. It is a larger-than-full-frame ‘medium format’ sensor camera. The 50R was by far the most affordable medium format option in its class at the cost of $4,500. Despite the amazing image ...

Read More »

Sony Made a 100MP and 6K Full-Frame Sensor for Consumer Cameras

sony100mpsensorfeat-800x420.jpg

It seems the race to launch a 100-megapixel full-frame sensor is on. Sony has reportedly developed a new 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor that shoots 100-megapixel photos and 6K videos, and it’s designed for consumer cameras. EOSHD first reported the news after technical details of the sensor, code-named IMX555CQR, were leaked ...

Read More »

Drone vs DSLR: Shooting the Milky Way

dronevsdslrmilkywayfeat-800x420.jpg

This was a fun experiment and, to be honest, I’m not sure if it’s been done before. I read about photographers capturing the Milky Way with their phones so I wanted to put a drone to the test and see what it could do while hovering. As it turns out ...

Read More »