Canon has been at the DSLR cutting edge since the inception of digital SLR cameras. No question about it. It therefore has a moral obligation to do its best to stay at the number one spot, at least in sales volume and prestige with professionals. However, I have a bad feeling that it is trying to do so by alienating a market segment that has always been at the core of its strategy. And this is enthusiast photographers that are willing to pay a bit extra for their hobby, invest in a nice lens collection and so on. Continue reading
Just because Steve Jobs said so, millions and millions of Apple fans believed that 4″ is the perfect smartphone screen size. Now Apple has discovered (after a three year delay) that larger screens are more comfortable and useful… Continue reading
Shot on the 8th of August 2014 with the Canon 6D, stitched from 8 RAW images, processed in Lightroom and Photoshop.
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Finally some good news from the mirrorless camp. 2013 sales rose 13% while traditional DSLR sales declined by exactly the same amount. It is no secret that the US market has not been very receptive, unlike its Asian counterpart that loves smaller devices. Continue reading
Adobe’s CC photography offer has been a huge success, especially if you consider that it was a sudden and radical change from the disc distribution model to a non-physical subscription model. When it became clear that the bought software resides on users’ hard discs but has an expiry date whenever users decide to cancel or cease monthly payments, the next and indeed most serious worry was what happens to image files and their access. Continue reading
Apple will stop developing Aperture and iPhoto, its professional and casual photo editing apps. They will both be replaced by a new application called Photos. Photos is expected to be somewhere between the two applications it replaces. Continue reading
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Processed in Adobe Lightroom 5.5
We are all intrigued by what new bodies can do and are always drawn in arguments for or against choosing full frame, APS-C or mirrorless bodies. That’s of course fine because a body is where we choose all our settings from, where we review our shots and this is the piece of equipment mostly in contact with our hands.
The argument of this post is that the lens side of things is probably a better way to look at and choose a DSLR system. Continue reading