Occasionally I get access to pre-release gear through my writing job at http://www.shotkit.com. As a photography geek, it’s exciting, although my wife fails to see the appeal.
I’ve been fortunate enough to have access to the Think Tank Mindshift Rotation 180 34L since about February. Unfortunately I’ve had to keep my mouth shut the entire time which is a little like dating Keira Knightley and not being able to tell anyone about. Continue reading “Mindshift Rotation 180 34L v2”
I don’t normally write non-photography related posts on this blog, but I think were all facing an unprecedented crisis in the coming weeks and months. Life as we know it will change and some of the freedoms we take for granted will disappear temporarily.
I’m going to avoid a doom and gloom post. I think most of us are pretty nervous about what is to come and no one really knows what state the world will be in 6 months time. As a result, I wanted to wish everyone well. It’s a pretty surreal atmosphere at the moment.
Continue reading “The world is changing – wishing everyone well”
Over the past month you may notice some changes to the page. I’ve been experimenting with various themes and unfortunately some of them haven’t really made the grade so I have had to turf them. I apologise to anyone who is getting frustrated by this. Continue reading Changes to look of the webpage
The A7Riv has been released and on paper, the specs look amazing. but there is one glaring shortfall I am utterly confused as to why Sony missed, particularly with a camera with this megapixel count.
Small / medium raw
There will be usual Sony apologists who try to defend the decision, but the reality is the A7Riv would be a better camera if they included it and including small / medium raw wouldn’t impact the users who don’t use it. Continue reading “Where is the small / medium raw, Sony?”
Sony released its list of Sony Advocates, and the list was a little surprising. Two out of the twenty were female, one out of fifteen at the time of going to press! A year ago Nikon was taken to task because put together a list of photographers that included no females. Sony’s marketing department must have a short memory because this situation was always going to cause problems for them. That works out at 10%, hardly a real representation of their clientele. Continue reading “Sorry, Sony Australia – 2 out of 20 simply isn’t good enough!”