In this post, we review the BlackRapid SnapR, a unique camera bag designed for enthusiast compacts and smaller mirrorless cameras.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Writing this post required strong will power, I don't know why, but this is one of the more "daunting" posts I've written. So please forgive my delay, normal service will be resumed next week, or the week after.
Today I will give you a glimpse of my Yongnuo flashes and triggers. This won't be a detailed technical review describing every function and button, there are better reviews out there, instead, this will be a more "functional" review, with lots of product pictures. Ready? Let's go.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Several sellers have the enthusiast compact Olympus XZ-2 on sale for just $299 on eBay and Amazon. Here is DPReview's review of the XZ-2. Meanwhile the Pentax MX-1 which has the same sensor and lens and is now as low as $199 (for the black and silver version). However the XZ-2 features a tilting touchscreen, a hot shoe, and Olympus' autofocus with near-eye priority.
Fair warning: the successor to the XZ-2 (presumably the XZ-3) is rumored to have a 28-112 f/1.4-1.8 lens (i.e. 2/3 of a stop faster than the XZ-2 throughout the zoom range). However the MSRP will likely be $599, same as the XZ-2 when it was released. There is also as yet no time table for the release of the XZ-3, although it should be noted that the XZ-2 was announced Sept. 17, 2012, almost 2 years after the announcement of the XZ-1 on January 6, 2011. Therefore I would estimate that the XZ-3 would be released sometime in June of this year.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
|Sony RX1. Yes it's a Christmas picture but it's red so it works too :)|
Thursday, January 23, 2014
One of the hottest news in mirrorless (besides the imminent announcement for the Fuji X-T1) is the Olympus E-M10 with its 14-42 pancake lens. But you can actually get the benefits of that 14-42 lens now, sort of -- in the form of the Olympus XZ-2.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Friday, January 17, 2014
In Part 1 of our Sony RX1 Review, I discussed the camera and its operation. In this Part 2 of our review, I will discuss how the RX1 performs in the real world, particularly for candid photography. I will also discuss the RX1's special features, including its suitability for flash photography. I will also discuss some accessories.