There are a number of articles I’ve read on the internet that attempt to make a comparison of Micro 4/3 to Full Frame. The majority of them were obviously written by proponents of Micro 4/3 as the underlying bias leans heavily to that format. There’s no denying, micro 4/3 has a lot going for it. It presents a very serious challenge to the APS-C format in terms of IQ and it would be wise for anyone considering a consumer level APS-C DSLR to also consider the m4/3 line-up as an alternative . Continue reading
I was using a commercial web hosting package and WordPress.org for the blog. Great versatility and control but, unfortunately, as time went on, it seemed to be grinding to a halt. I suppose that was because of the increasing content. I had the option to upgrade to a higher performance web hosting package or simply transfer the blog to Wordpress.com. It just wasn’t worth spending that much more money on it so I decided to go with the latter choice. You lose the flexibility of plug-ins and complete control but I’ve gained the performance that is more important. At the end of the day, there’s no point in having all the bells and whisltes if the pages take 5 minutes to load. Continue reading
It appears that teething problems with focus/sharpness are not reserved exclusively for the Nikon D800. After purchasing a GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition last week, I subsequently began reading about a potential issue that affects early batches. It seems that the new lens was designed to be sharper and more in focus at closer rather than longer distances. Hence, a number of complaints began appearing about the overall quality of still images and the video being actually softer than its predecessor, the Hero 3. Continue reading
They may be a little way down on the list of optional accessories for your DSLR but, nonetheless, a wireless remote shutter release and off-camera flash triggers are items that we, sooner or later, think about getting. They provide more shooting flexibility and, if you’re using flashes for studio work, pretty essential I would say.
The Fujifilm X100S has 10 Film Simulation modes that can be used when JPEG output is selected. An example of each follows; Continue reading