Last weekend was the Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK – the only three days of the year when the population of most coastal Welsh towns quadruples, its sparse beaches suddenly alive with multicoloured windbreakers, sunbathers and surfers. It is also the so-called “last hurrah” before children and their parents return to the daily […]
Mirrorless camera tips and tricks
The X-Pro2 is a camera with lots of positive characteristics but more importantly, it is a relevant upgrade, taking Fujifilm’s mirrorless system to the next level alongside the recently announced X-T2. However, no camera is perfect and sometimes certain flaws can cause more irritation than others.
One of the most common topics you can find on photography forums or Facebook groups is the never-ending “RAW or JPG?” debate. There are those who praise the RAW file for the ultimate quality it delivers, and those who like the more “spontaneous” results straight out of the camera. There also those who happily use both.
Don’t worry, there isn’t a typo in the title. I did indeed write OVF (a.k.a. optical viewfinder)! Now you might think I’ve had too many pints or have a serious headache but rest assured, I am 100% healthy and yes, I am going to talk about shooting birds in flight with a telephoto lens using the optical […]
One of the most exciting advances in camera technology seen in the last year can be found on the Sony RX10 II and RX100 IV. And the improved performance has nothing to do with resolution, high ISO performance or dynamic range. Rather, it’s all to do with stacking a RAM memory behind the image sensor to process more […]