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Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN: I already love it

The first lens I ever bought for my Sony a5000 was the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Art. The first one I got for my Sony a6300 was the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN. If I were just buying a Sony APS-C camera, the new Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN would be on my shortlist. There’s […]

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Now that the ports are back, Apple needs to bring them to its cheaper MacBooks

It’s not surprising Apple decided to bring back the most popular ports to its new line of MacBook Pros. They proved they can listen to its pro users by launching a fully modular Mac Pro. By comparison, putting some ports on a couple of laptops is piece of cake. That’s why Apple needs to show […]

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One city, one lens. Travelling with the Sony 20mm f/2.8

Since Mark tripped over some wires and left the whole world without Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, the idea of having your own place to post photos isn’t too bad. That’s why this article is all about my very recent Rome trip and the only lens I used in the photos you’re about to see. I’m […]

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Samyang AF 12mm F2 E: just in time for Milky Way Season

Search for ultra-wide angle lens suggestions for APS-C Sony cameras and you’ll inevitably discover the Samyang 12mm F2.0 NCS CS. Reviewers and owners praise it for its image quality and affordable price, making it ideal for the aspiring astrophotographer. What was lacking though from this great little lens was an autofocusing system. Samyang just fixed […]

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Adobe Photoshop Enhance test

I didn’t plan for this shot. I was actually photographing some roadworks when I saw a common kestrel relatively near. Unfortunately the only lens I had was the Sony 18-105 f/4. This was the result: Then I remembered Adobe has recently announced an Enhanced mode that basically doubles the resolution of any RAW photo. My […]

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The joy of failing, the joy of learning

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to passions I enjoy failing. Being aware of your shortcomings can help you grow. At least that’s what I noticed when freezing under the stars to set up my camera. I started shooting without a tracker, then bought one that could help me learn. So far […]

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Sony FX3 needs one feature to succeed

There aren’t many cameras that can make my jaw drop. This little Sony FX3 did. The specs are still a mystery, yet I believe it needs one thing in particular to be a hit among video creators: it has to be a Netflix approved camera. That’ll give it some street credibility and, although it looks […]

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Sony Alpha 1: a Tour de Force

It goes without saying Sony has announced a very impressive camera. Sony Alpha 1 is what Dragon Ball Z fans have been waiting for: the merging of the most powerful cameras Sony has to ofer into one body. At least on paper the new Sony Alpha 1 has it all, with none of the drawbacks. […]

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One day with the Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 OSS GM

I had 24 hours to play with the Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 OSS GM. The main reason I rented it was an ISS pass in front of the moon. With my camera’s 11 fps burst rate, I managed to get 7 shots. Here’s one of them: It would have been a waste to shoot just an […]

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It’s up to third-party lens manufacturers to make APS-C exciting again

It’s lenses like the soon to be announced Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 for Sony APS-C that make me want to skip getting a full frame camera. Sony may have a 16-55mm f/2.8 lens for its APS-C cameras, but it costs more than any of the current bodies. At $1300, it’s hard to make enthusiasts such as […]