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What’s the best full-frame stills camera?
Sony a7C a great option for on-the-go photographers
Ten things to consider when setting up your new Sony a7R series camera
Sony’s “Visual Story” iOS app automatically organizes images, offers client collaboration
Looking at different focal lengths for portraits, part two
Is the Sony a7 III still relevant in 2020?
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 shines with beautiful bokeh and background separation
Looking at different focal lengths for portraits, part one
Sony launches huge autumn savings on cameras and lenses
A low-light machine: The Sony a7S III
Tamron announces upcoming 70-300mm for Sony
Battle of the 35mm: Sigma, Sony and Tamron

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A low-light machine: The Sony a7S III

I was provided a short-term rental of the Sony Alpha a7S III for review of its video quality. As a user of Sony video cameras with E-mount lenses, such as the FS7, I was excited to see if this more

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Tamron announces upcoming 70-300mm for Sony

UPDATE, September 25, 2020: Tamron has announced pricing and availability of the 70-300mm lens for Sony E-mount. The lens is set to be released October 29, 2020 for $549. Preorders are now available. Tonight, Tamron announced the development of a

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Battle of the 35mm: Sigma, Sony and Tamron

One of the most popular prime lens focal lengths is 35mm. It gives a great view for everything from landscapes to environmental portraits. But with so many options on the market, how do they compare? In the video above from The

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Does pixel shift match medium-format images?

Over the past couple years, some mirrorless cameras have dded pixel shifting to their cameras, to help create “super” high-resolution images. While this can increase resolution quite large (240 megapixels on the Sony a7R IV), how does it stand up

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Sony announces new A-mount lens adapter

Earlier today, Sony announced a new full-frame A-mount lens adapter that lets photographers pair their A-mount lenses with their E-mount camera bodies. The new LA-EA5 will give photographers the ability to use autofocus and high-speed shooting capabilities found within Sony’s

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How I got the shot: Raspberries

I often get asked to break down, HOW I got the shot, so I thought I would share a fairly common type of still life image I captured and break it down. This time, I’m talking raspberries. Behind the scenes

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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