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Fujifilm ranks Sony last on mounts

Apparently Fujifilm released their mount ranking system and Sony is ranked well in APSC but bottom in full frame. It’s an interesting tactic from Fujifilm, but not a clever one as far as I am concerned. I always taken notice when people who are lagging in the technology race start

Choosing between Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 vs 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6

Introduction To kick things off, let me say there are no winners or losers. This is like a competition between toddlers at pre-school where everyone gets a prize. This isn’t a direct technical comparison between the two and it isn’t about proving you should buy one in particular. This is

How I deal with photography block – going back to my roots

Photography block, a slump, hitting a brick wall, we all have a slump at some point or another, in most cases many. It’s a natural part of being a creative. I have the same issue with writing, writing is an emotional thing for me, so if I’m not passionate, I

The importance of using good displays

Introduction I saw a thread in one of the Sony groups where people were posting their desktops. It was the usual mix of machines, Windows and OSX, desktops and laptops, nothing out of the norm for photographers except for one little discrepancy. What struck me as odd was the focus

Sony Fanboys, the worst kind?

I previous wrote about the Sony fanboys being the worst, this is a follow on rant. Understand, as a Sony user, this is the one thing that frustrates me, and there isn’t that much to complain about with Sony. As time goes on, I can’t help feeling Sony has become

Backup backup backup

Introduction We all get reminded about backups regularly, and many seem to forget until the problem occurs so I thought it was a timely reminder to do backups, and not just one, many where possible. I had my primary hard drive fail on Friday evening. It’s a solid state and

TTL vs manual – stop telling people to buy manual strobes!

It’s strange how technology moves on and people still revert to old advice. I’ve seen it occur through many types of technology. It occured with DSLR’s, the naysayers proudly proclaiming that digital would never be good enough long after DSLR’s became pro ready. Ask for advice on whether to get

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