While the CaNikon war is the usual debate in the photography world, they are by no means the only two camera manufacturers out there. With the rise of the mirrorless market and improvements to the sensors packed inside, a number of photographers are starting to make the jump to companies like Sony and Fuji, even for their more serious work.
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Purchasing your first DSLR is a big, important moment in your photographic journey, whether or not you ever intend to make photography more than just a hobby. However, the reality of purchasing and owning your first DSLR is often a lot less exciting than what you imagined while you were saving up to buy it.
The idea of ‘average’ is strange, especially when it’s put into real-world situations and memories. The places most familiar to us change on a daily basis, even if it’s just the slightest bit, but when we look back, our brains piece together this conglomeration of what we’ve seen over the days, months and years to create a familiar, cohesive memory.
It was a similar line of thinking that inspired photographer Wolfgang Hildebrand to create his strangely chaotic compositions of city streets.
Details on the matter are scarce, but Ricoh’s European Product Manager Laurence Bouly has officially confirmed in an interview that Pentax is hard at work developing a full-frame DSLR, even going so far as to pull the curtains off two FF lenses at Photokina.
If you’re sick of retro, love cameras, and used to dream of installing ‘underglow’ on your souped up Honda Civic, then Pentax has a DSLR you will absolutely adore.
Jokes aside, the new Pentax K-S1 from Ricoh combines portability and powerful imaging capabilities with a status quo-shattering flashy design and simple UI that will undoubtedly appeal to a lot of first-time DSLR buyers. Read more…
Exposure bracketing is the practice of taking several exposures – at least two, usually more – of the same scene. With each exposure taken, the goal is to vary the exposure time, effectively giving you more range to work with in post when all is said and done. Nowadays such capability is implemented into the firmware of cameras, allowing you to automatically set this up and capture all of the exposure with only one press of the shutter.
But figuring out just how to utilize these capabilities and understanding what various settings do can be a struggle. Here to help is Mark Wallace of Adorama TV to help walk through the process of setting up and capturing a scene using auto exposure bracketing.
The rumor sites are hard at work when it comes to Pentax’s soon-to-be-released medium format shooter, the 645z, and it looks like it paid off. In addition to the leaked photos and details from yesterday, we now have a comprehensive spec list that contains some very interesting tidbits indeed. Read more…