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Advantage Of Shooting Film In The Digital AgeOld But Not Obsolete The dawn of digital sensor also brought in the demise of film. In many ways it was the arrival of the ‘next best thing’ that ushered in the slow death of what was once the ‘best thing’ to have happened to photography since Nicéphore Niépce pointed his camera obscura out of... Read more »
Some Basic Food Photography TipsIf you are a genuine foodie it would be a natural transgression to want to shoot images of the delicacies that you conjure and enjoy. Speaking from personal perspective, being someone who simply love Asian and middle-eastern cuisines, I do that all the time. I love to try my hand in the kitchen from time... Read more »
Getting Started in Low Light PhotographyIntroducing Low Light Photography For those of you who primarily shoot with a smartphone or even a point & shoot, there are certain genres of photography that can be quite intimidating to try out. Low light photography, e.g., is one such genre. It is almost a taboo for lots of beginner and casual shooters. To... Read more »
Canon Introduces the EOS M5The Canon EOS M5 is the latest mirrorless camera from the Canon stable. Interestingly it is powered by the same sensor and the same on-chip phase-detection auto-focusing system as the more illustrious EOS 80D. It is powered by a 24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. Image processing is handled by DIGIC 7 image processor. Let’s dig deeper... Read more »
Introducing the Fuji GFX 50S Digital Medium Format CameraIt seems that despite the seemingly lackadaisical speed and enthusiasm surrounding this year’s Photokina, there has been a few product launches that are going to impact the industry in the next few months to come. Off late there has been a renewed interest in large format digital cameras. First the Hasselblad X1D and now this.... Read more »
GoPro Karma Finally Takes to the AirThe long awaited GoPro Karma Drone has finally been announced. This is the first time that the action camera manufacturer has forayed into the drone business. After months of delays and several postponed launch dates GoPro has finally come out with the announcement that patrons and industry watchers have been waiting to hear for long. The... Read more »
Panasonic released a PR on September 19th, stating that they have developed a new flagship micro four-thirds camera, the Lumix GH5. Successor to the very popular Lumix GH4, the Lumix GH5 is a powerful shooter at least from the specs of it. No wonder that the camera is getting a lot of eyeballs at the... Read more »
Sony Introduces the Sony a99 II at Photokina 2016Proceedings at this year’s Photokina has been sluggish. The recent setback of Samsung announcing that it is moving away from the camera business in Australia is still looming large like grey clouds over the overall camera business. However, there have been quite a few notable silver linings too. The announcement of the Sony a99 II... Read more »