Day: January 16, 2017

Fujifilm X-Pro2 review – two months testing the flagship!

Fujifilm’s X-Pro2 is the new flagship body in the mirrorless X-series, featuring a hybrid viewfinder, dual SD slots, weather-sealing and a new 24 Megapixel X-Trans CMOS sensor with a broader array of embedded Phase Detect AF. It’s coupled with a faster 1/8000 shutter, new ‘ACROS’ mono film simulation and built-in Wifi. There’s a few notable […]

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Canon granted third most US patents in 2016

Apple, Google and Intel are considered some of the world’s most innovative companies, but you might be surprised to learn that in 2016 camera maker Canon was granted more United States patents than all those technology giants. With a total of 3,665 patents, Canon placed itself third on the annual IFI Claims ranking, just behind IBM […]

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When to Use a Higher ISO for Landscape Photography

For landscape photography, most of the time, you’ll end up using your camera’s base ISO. That’s the power of a tripod; it lets you set long enough shutter speeds to capture a bright photo, even in dark environments at low ISO values. However, settings like this do not work for all images. Sometimes, depending upon […]

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The Pros and Cons of Black and White Versus Color for Street and Travel Photography

The question of whether to shoot street and travel photos in black or white or color is an eternal one that isn’t going to go away. But one of the interesting things about digital photography is that it lets you decide whether to process a photo in black and white or color after the photo […]

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Using Histograms in Photography

The trick with taking pictures is getting the exposure correct. The exposure is a product of the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. How can you tell if your exposure is correct? You might say, “Look at the back of the camera, and just look at the image. It looks fantastic!” I hate to tell you this, […]

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