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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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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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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 […]

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The Sony A7C is a hard sell for APS-C users

In order to really create a new category of devices, those devices are gonna have to be far better at doing some key tasks. That’s what Steve Jobs said in 2010, right before unveiling the first iPad. The same applies to cameras as well. Sony has tried this approach with the new A7C and I […]

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We need good FTP features on affordable cameras

I have believed for quite some time that the best camera to have is the one that gets technology out of the way. The sooner I can enjoy my photos, the better. Wouldn’t it be awesome to get home and have all the photos I have taken that day already waiting for me in Lightroom? […]

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The Sony A7SII successor needs to have this feature to outshine the Canon R5

The Canon EOS R5 was finally announced and the spec sheet is quite impressive. It has a 45-megapixel sensor, 8K video recording with no crop, a 12 fps mechanical shutter and a 20 fps electronic one. It already has got a lot of press, therefore Sony has to deliver an outstanding camera to outshine it. […]

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The mythical cheap Sony full frame camera

We’re probably less than a week away from a product announcement from Sony. New rumors have appeared regarding a new cheap full frame offering. If Sony were to announce it next week, here’s what I believe it should look like. Price This is the most important feature of the camera. Many believe Sony will price […]

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Sony’s upcoming webcam feature must extend beyond the ZV-1

The Sony ZV-1 has been announced. The only thing that surprised me was the price. I was expecting at least $1000, yet the camera will sell for $800. Better still: if you order it before June 28, you’ll spend $750. Sony has also announced they’re developing an app that will make the ZV-1 a webcam […]

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Sony ZV-1: Thoughts

Sony ZV-1 is an upcoming point-at-shoot camera, aimed at vloggers. It will be announced next week, but we already know what it looks like. We also know some of the specs. I was thinking about writing a bit about the camera, its core target and what Sony could improve with the Sony ZV-2. So what […]