Category: Reviews

This is cool: Size comparison between the first generation A7r and the new A7rV


This post is by SonyAlpha Admin from sonyalpharumors

Sony A7rV store links: In US at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, FocusCamera, BeachCamera, Buydig. In EU at Fotokoch, Amazon EU, FotoErhardt, Calumet DE, WexUK. ParkCameras UK. In Australia at CameraPro, Camerahouse, Sony. The Japanese website Champcamera compared the very first A7r (announced in late 2013) and the brand new A7rV. Five generation of cameras after the…

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A Practical Beginner’s Guide to Aperture


This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers

Along with shutter speed and ISO, aperture is one of the fundamental parameters that helps you create balanced exposures and gives you a ton of creative control over the look of your photos. If you are new to photography and looking to improve your photos, check out this awesome video tutorial that will show you the ins and outs of aperture and how to use it to take better control of your images.

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DpreviewTV: The A7rV is the best camera and the 16-35mm GMII the best lens of the year


This post is by SonyAlpha Admin from sonyalpharumors

Best lens: Winner: Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 GMII Runner-up: Sigma 20mm f/1.4 Best video camera: Winner: Fuji X-H2s Runner-up: Sony FX-30 Best photo camera: Winner: Sony A7rV Runner-up: Fuji X-H2s Worst lens: Fujinon 18-120mm Worst video camera: Sony ZV-1F Worst photo camera: Nikon Z30 On a personal note, this year I agree 100% with their choices!

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Can This Famous Lens Keep Up With Modern Sensors?


This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers

When it was first released, the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art was one of the most exciting and innovative lenses ever seen, being the only standard zoom with an aperture below f/2. Nonetheless, the lens is almost a decade old now, and in the meantime, sensor resolutions have increased. So, can this famous lens keep up with the demands of a modern camera? This excellent video review takes a look.

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Adaptalux Macro LED light system: So simple it works


This post is by Jeff Carlson from Photofocus

Adaptalux LED LightsSimple can be good. In this modern age of gizmos and gadgets, where you need to figure out what’s what, the Adaptalux studio lighting kit is a welcome bit of gear. Out of the box, it has no complex menus, it just works. You can adjust the beam and the brightness. While it looks a […]

A Review of the Versatile Tamron 50-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Lens


This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers

In recent years, Tamron has shown that they intend on creating impressively versatile and often innovative zoom lenses that can take the place of several others in a photographer’s bag. One such lens is the 50-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD, which covers everything from normal to supertelephoto focal lengths. This great video review takes a look at the lens and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice.

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A Long-term Review of the M2 MacBook Air


This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers

Apple’s MacBook Air line features some of the most popular computers in the world, and since the move to the company’s own silicon, they have become legitimate tools for creative professionals, able to tackle demanding tasks formerly left for larger and more expensive options. The new M2 model has now been on the market for about five months, giving creatives a good chunk of time with the device, and this excellent video review discusses one such user’s experience with the computer in that time.

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A Review of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S Lens


This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers

Nikon has made their way into more specialized mirrorless lenses in recent months, with the NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S being one such option. The 800mm f/6.3 might be one of the most competitively priced lenses in recent memory, and it offers top-shelf sharpness and portability on top of that. This great video review takes a look at the new lens and the sort of image quality and performance you can expect from it in usage.

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Is TTArtisan’s new 35mm F0.95 lens the Noctilux for Fujifilm X-mount?

After releasing their first autofocus lens for Fujifilm X-mount, the TTArtisan 27mm ƒ2.8 (review here), TTArtisan is here again with a pleasant surprise in its yet latest release. Announced last week, the TTArtisan 35mm ƒ0.95 seeks to break new boundaries for Fujifilm X-mount. For Fujifilm native lenses, there are currently no lenses of this spec […]

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SmallHD Cine 5 Review


This post is by Paul Monaghan from Newsshooter

The Cine 5 was launched at IBC 2022 and it is the first monitor to ship in SmallHD’s new Smart 5 Series 5-inch Touchscreen Monitors, which feature the recently released PageOS 5 operating system. The Smart 5 Monitor Series comprises the Ultra 5, Cine 5, and Indie 5 touchscreen displays. There are also two additional … Continued

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