Canon Rebel: A Guide to the Popular Beginner Camera Line

It’s been just over four decades since autofocus 35mm cameras have become a reality. In 1987, Canon had just released their first autofocus 35mm film camera called the EOS 650, with the EF lens mount and lightning-fast autofocus. It was a bold new design that many thought would fail, but the EOS and its successors … Read more

The Joy of Small Prints – by Sroyon

Big photographs are impressive. From 1950 to 1990, New York’s Grand Central Terminal had a changing display of 60×18 feet (18×5.5 m) backlit transparencies. This display was a Kodak advert – the iconic Colorama series, described as “the world’s largest photographs”. In 2006, six photographers converted an aircraft hangar into a pinhole camera, creating an … Read more

Astrophotography Gear For Beginners | Spotlight

Shooting the night sky is a fun challenge for any photographer, and you don’t need expensive gear to get started. If you have access to clear, light-pollution-free skies, you can get good shots year-round with fairly inexpensive equipment. Camera bodies for astrophotography There’s not too many requirements for a good camera body for astrophotography. While … Read more

The Masterful Documentary Photographers of the Farm Security Administration

“Insatiable curiosity, the kind that can get to the core of an assignment, the kind that can comprehend what a truck driver, or a farmer, or a driller or a housewife thinks and feels and translates those thoughts and feelings into pictures that can be similarly comprehended by anyone.” – Roy Stryker Some of the … Read more

BACK & FRONT THE (COMPACT) CAMERA WITH DANIEL M : The Panasonic Lumix G95 / G90: Back to basics!

Many of us have a special affection for the Panasonic Lumix MFT products. Their functional esthetic reminds me all these German designs of the begin of the 20th century with simplicity, durability, and efficiency as essential characteristics of their products. Nothing flashy except maybe for the connoisseurs. But I must add that the different Panasonic … Read more

10 Budget Prime Lenses for Your Sony Kit

Some photographers prefer to shoot with zoom lenses, and some prefer to shoot with fixed-focal-length prime lenses. Granted, a quality zoom lens can give you tons of versatility without having to carry multiple elements in your bag. However, primes tend to have better optics for sharper details, wider apertures for better low-light performance and a … Read more

Sony UWP-D Wireless Microphone Series Officially Announced

Sony today officially announced the new URX-P41D two-channel portable receiver, supporting MI (Multi Interface) shoe with Digital Audio Interface. The US price of Sony URX-P41D is $679.99 and it will be released in April 2022. Pre-order links: Sony URX-P41D Dual-Channel Camera-Mount Wireless Receiver: $679.99 at B&H Sony UWP-D27 2-Person … Read more