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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

Sony vs Fujifilm Part 8 – Sony could do with some AF customisation

Whilst I believe that Sony has the upper hand with autofocus, I would still like to see some of the autofocus customisation options from Fujifilm offered on Sony. There are some aspects Fujifilm also gets wrong on the autofocus side so this isn’t to say Fujifilm is better, more that

Sony vs Fujifilm Part 7 – Fix your ISO numbers, Fujfilm

I know what the immediate responses from the Fujifilm fans will be, there were 3 or 4 excuses on why Fujifilm isn’t mis-stating their ISO: different ISO standards used, shadow values in raw files not being read… the list goes on. I’ve seen them, don’t really care. You can call

Sony vs Fujifilm Part 6 – Sony needs to create more Fujicrons in their lineup

Fujifilm is quite popular as a travel system and there is a good reason for it and it isn’t necessarily APS-C. Fujifilm introduced a compact set of lenses, affectionately called Fujicrons by the users, named after the Leica Summicron. Instead of putting out lenses with wide open apertures of 1.4

Sony vs Fujifilm Part 5 – Fujifilm can learn how to engineer a camera from Sony

Engineering may seem like a broad term, so I’ll be more specific when it comes to what I expect out of Fujifilm. It relates largely to what they say they can fit in their bodies: When you compare the X-T3 to the A7iii and A7Riii they are similar body sizes,

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