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Focus/Lens Breathing: What Is It and Does It Matter?

Focus breathing is one of those technical issues that don't tend to trouble most people as most don't know about it. But once you see it, you'll always notice it.
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High Megapixel Canon DSLR 'Confirmed' For 2015 Release

We have been hearing a lot about what I am dubbing, "The Second Great Megapixel War," or basically, the race to 50MP Full Frame Sensors. Sony and Nikon are both rumored to have...

X-Rite i1 Display Pro Monitor Calibration Tool, Only $129

One important aspect to photography that many overlook is having a quality color calibrated monitor. One of the best tools on the market for that currently is the X-Rite i1...

Yongnuo at It Again, Selling Clones of Canon 50mm f/1.8

Yongnuo is a bit of an enigma to me. On one hand, I absolutely love their speedlights and radio triggers for their overall reliability and very low costs. But on the other hand,...

The D750 Review | It's Achilles, Less His Heel

Nikon seemed to pluck parts from their bins to make it, but what they've created in the FrankenNikon is something very special.

New D7200 Specifications Surface, Another Incremental Update

Everyone is updating their APS-C flagships. Nikon is just sitting over there with their D7100, but a new update is on the way - and rumored specs dropped today.

Nikon Files Patent, Hints At Full Frame Mirrorless Offering

It's just a matter of time until Canon and Nikon come to their senses and actually compete in the mirrorless space with a full frame option.
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Sony A7 II Mirrorless Camera: Unboxing & A Quick Look at the SteadyShot

On December 11th, 2014, Sony finally released their latest mirrorless camera - the Sony A7 Mark II. Thanks to my friends over at Adorama, I was able to pick up a kit on the...

Sony Has 'High-End' APS-C E-Mount Camera On The Way For 2015

It's hard to think that Sony could put out a much better APS-C E-mount camera than the A6000, the camera that makes all APS-C shooters drool. But alas, it appears Sony will...

Fuji X-T1 Silver Graphite: Love At First Sight or Just Another Bad Date? Initial Thoughts

Is this a match made in heaven or should I just stay with my tried and true DSLR? This is what I'm going to find out in the next few weeks while I let the Fuji X-T1 Graphite...

Canon to Target GH4 In Upcoming NAB 2015 Release

We have all heard about the GH4; its stellar 4K video and other impressive features, and apparently, so has Canon. A new rumor says that the camera giant has set its sights on...

Should You Use Full Frame Lens on Crop Bodies? Find Out With Tony Northrup

Starting out with the full frame lens and crop bodies may not provide you with the sharpest images, according to Tony Northrup.