Day: March 11, 2017

Tamron TC-X14 / TC-X20 teleconverter review

I had the chance to extensively test the Tamron SP 70-200/2.8 VC G2 (model A025) with the new 1.4x and 2x teleconverter from Tamron (dubbed TC-X14 and TC-X20). They let this zoom-lens reach a maximum focal length of 280mm resp. 400mm. But as every teleconverter magnifies the flaws of a lens it is interesting to see… […]

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What You Need to Start Your Own Photography Studio

When many of us first entered into the realm of photography, most of us had the same question: What gear should I get? What do I need? Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens helped out many with those questions back in 2015, but the video is a bit dated now. With the questions coming […]

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Leica M10 in Japan: Updated samples gallery

The Leica M10 is our favorite digital M-series camera yet, and we’ve been itching to get our hands on it again, ever since we had to return an early pre-production unit to Leica. Fortunately, another camera arrived just in time for a recent trip to Japan. We spent a few days with it in Yokohama, Tokyo, Kyoto […]

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Using Photography Composition Templates

When doing photography in general, and in my case Travel photography, the use of a photography template can be very beneficial and help improve the overall performance. By photography template I mean pre-defined, well-known and efficient photography composition templates that are recurrent and relevant in photography, and fit popular “good taste.” Knowing your usual and […]

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10 Must-Use Bird Photography Camera Settings for Beginners

With an overwhelming number of settings on the new DSLRs, it becomes increasingly hectic to know which ones to use. Then it takes an incredibly steep learning curve to understand how these settings work. It is much worse for a bird photographer, isn’t it? Bird photography is extremely challenging and a wrong setting might mean […]

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