Not too far from where we live, there is a small yet very well-presented butterfly house situated next to the Cwm Rheidol Reservoir, a mere 10 miles from Aberystwyth. Founded by Neil Gale in 2000, the butterfly house is home to over 80 species of butterfly, of which 30 can be seen at any one time […]
Like the Sony A7 II and the A7r II, the Sony a6300’s phase detection AF system allows you to mount lots of different lenses including A-mount and third party DSLR lenses without experiencing a significant decrease in performance.
Last night was our first chance to test the Sony a6300 in earnest after spending four days at the Photography Show in Birmingham. Knowing that the autofocus capabilities are supposed to be spectacular, we took the camera straight to a local football match between our local team, Aberystwyth Town, and Rhyl. I should mention that […]
The 1-inch sensor premium compact camera market is growing at a rapid pace. In fact, today, nearly every major brand has interesting offerings including Canon, Nikon, Sony and Panasonic. The segment aims to replace the previous generation of compact cameras that has now been taken over by smartphones. They are more expensive but also deliver better image quality […]
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 […]