Day: October 21, 2016

Sony Alpha A6500

It was only in February that Sony announced the A6300 as its APS-C E-Mount flagship, but now it’s being upstaged by the new A6500. Designed to blur the boundary between Sony’s APS-C lineup and its Alpha 7 full-frame range, the Sony Alpha A6500 is a modest evolution of the A6300, though it does pack some […]

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Remote Shutter Release Versus the Built-In Delayed Shutter

It’s no secret that being a photographer, amateur or professional, can be quite expensive. We both travel and we want the latest and best equipment but we can’t always afford it all. Being selective with the equipment we choose to purchase can be wise as it’s better to spend a few dollars extra purchasing something […]

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Keep calm and carry on: tips for safely transporting spare camera batteries

If you read too much news you might believe that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are exploding all around the globe like miniature incendiary devices. You might even think that lithium-ion batteries are the work of an evil empire intent on spreading terror throughout the civilized world. Indeed, these combusting batteries have caused a good […]

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PhotoPlus NY: Join Us and the Fstoppers Tomorrow Night!

John Bosley and I are attending the PhotoPlus Expo in New York this week and after meeting our friends Lee and Patrick from Fstoppers at the show, we decided to organize a little joint get together tomorrow evening (10/21/2016). If you are in the area, please join us at 8 PM at the Cromton Ale […]

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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL VR Handling Concerns

With Nikon announcing the new 70-200mm f/2.8E FL VR just two days ago, it was a bit surprising for us to see a pre-production sample circulating at the Nikon booth at the PhotoPlus Expo today. We had a chance to check out the lens and while we were not allowed to take any pictures with […]

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Perspective in Photography

In this article I will try to explain how perspective works in a 2D photograph with some tips, myths, and example photos. photo by Arches National Park When we see a photograph on computer screen or in print, we’re looking at a 2-dimensional representation of a real 3-dimensional scene. And that is what photography is […]

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