Sony a7 III Review: An Elite Camera with a Friendly Price Tag

I recently had the opportunity to test the Sony a7 III thanks to the generosity of Glenn Wenfield from Sony North America. Since this is a camera that has already generated quite a buzz, I want to start by discussing how I am approaching this review. I am not affiliated with or sponsored by any manufacturer. The reason that I have started using Sony cameras for some of my work is that it appears that Sony is taking the hybrid stills/video concept seriously in a way that most other manufacturers are not. Even if money were no object, I
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Review: Testing the Laowa 15mm f/2 on Sony’s E Mount

Most of you have heard about the name Laowa by now. They were a rather unknown brand until recently, but the Laowa 12mm f/2.8 wide angle lens was well-received. Laowa (Venus Optics) is a Chinese brand known for their innovative lenses. Laowa is showing support for the Sony E-mount with releasing their 15mm f/2 that was specifically designed for the E-mount making it smaller and lighter than the lenses for DSLR mounts. Two years ago, I already tested the prototype of the 15mm when I was with the Laowa guys at Photokina. I was impressed with the sharpness across
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My quick overall opinion on the Sony PXW-Z90 is this little 4K camera is a straight-up documentary / ENG/ grab and go camera designed to be fast and quick to grab those important documentary moments needed to tell an emotional story. The PXW-Z90 has a 4K sensor is reasonably light sensitive and has the kind of useful lens which can cover all your focal lengths. PXW-Z90 Before we jump into my thoughts let me give you some details about the Sony PXW-Z90. This little camera offers broadcast quality 4K with advanced features like a high-speed autofocus, HDR workflow, up to 960fps

Nikon 180-400mm Review: A First Test and Sharpness Comparison

So, here’s the story: Nikon announced its new 180-400mm f/4 lens, and I’ve been more than a little curious about it. However, I’m not 100% sold on it just yet, so I decided to rent one and give it a whirl for a few days and share what I’ve discovered with you. In the video below, I’ll tell you what I think about the lens overall, performance, and sharpness. There are a number of sharpness comparisons including with the Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR, 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR, 300mm f/4E PF ED VR,
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