Tag: Mirrorless

The A7C – Is Sony trapped in a bad cycle?

The A7C was announced and like many people, I can’t help feeling disappointed. No, contrary to what people may think, I’m not disappointed with the specifications of the camera. Sony could have put the full A9 spec into the camera and I’d still be disappointed. Sony seems to be trapped

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

Creative Melbourne Photoshoot

Creative Melbourne is a new Facebook group I was invited to join for a model shoot a couple of weeks ago. It was a speed dating style shoot where they organise multiple models and photographers and where you spend some time with each model over a series of locations and

BMXing at the local skatepark.

On occasion I take my kids out to the local skate park as they love riding their scooters and skateboards there. I ride a board myself, but I’m too old to do anything more than kickflips and heel flips.

Sony VG-C3EM Battery Grip review

Introduction I’m a fan of battery grips. I’ve got big hands and they help balance out long lenses. I like the idea of being to put the grip on and off as required, as an example, when I am shooting events with long lenses, so grips appeal to me. When

Dear Sony Users: Not everyone needs a $2000 Zeiss prime or G Master lens.

There is one thing I find amazing about Sony users: they seem to have bought into the Sony marketing pitch hook, line and sinker. In fact, I would go as far as to say they took the whole fishing rod. Any time I see a question about a new lens

The era of the fanboys – are sony fanboys the worst?

You have to love the internet, it’s an incredible place where you find all sorts of people….and the fanboys. Lots of fanboys. Yes, they love to hide around every corner justifying every issue their technology may have on the basis that the average consumer is either wrong, or the company

Why I chose the A7iii over Canon and Nikon

With both Nikon and Canon having released systems recently, quite a few people have contacted me to find out why I went Sony, so I would put together was some reasons behind the selection of Sony as opposed to Nikon and Canon. Just to be clear, from a brand perspective,

From Fujifilm to Sony – How my glass changed

Glass is glass, or at least that’s what you normally think. To a large degree, you would expect the focal lengths to at least stay static, but that’s not always the case has my recent move from Fujifilm to Sony shows. There are the obvious items, like the availability of

Sony A7iii Review

Introduction In some respects its a little easier reviewing cameras when you are switching systems. You are not as tied to a legacy way of thinking so it’s a little easier to grip on a problem and think of it as a negative or positive. With using a different system,

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