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Compact camera or pancake lens?
posted by martingraf - 30th of january, 2013
Lately I realized that I wasn't using my Canon 5D II as much as I should. I also realized that about 70 percent of my uploads were done with my compact camera Canon G1X. Well the reason was quite obvious - I had my Canon G1X most of... More...
Viewfinder or LCD screen? Bet Cartier-Bresson would've gone LCD!
posted by alamourus - 15th of december, 2012
Just got the new Canon M shipped in from Hong Kong (no shipping, tax or duty charges!) and it has no viewfinder. For a lot of people, that is a big omission and it weighed heavily on my mind before I decided to purchase it. I've... More...
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Review
posted by bradcalkins - 22nd of june, 2012
If you follow my blogs and forum posts, you know I've long been a fan of the Micro Four Thirds system. I'm a firm believer that for most photos or end uses we have reached a point where full frame cameras are an unnecessary expense... More...
Which compact camera do you use for stock?
posted by julia161 - 4th of january, 2012
Hi, I'm thinking to buy a compact camera to carry inside pocket. Could you, please, advise, which is usable for stock? Thanks a lot!
Fuji X10 - good compact for stock?
posted by bradcalkins - 18th of november, 2011
I must confess that I'm on an endless quest - in search of a compact camera that has a few key requirements: 1. Portable. I want a zoom for unexpected situations, and it must fit in a pocket or purse when needed. I find cameras... More...
SD versus CF or simple SD and CF
posted by digikhmer - 9th of november, 2011
I am using this for quite a long period already. It us such a big convenient thing to manage my pictures during holidays, long trip etc... It is a simple item which is a Secure Drive to Compact Flash converter commonly called SD/... More...
Compromises with benefits - Canon S95
posted by sdenness - 21st of august, 2011
DSLR = quality photos Point & Shoot = lower quality photos DSLR = no photos (couldn't bring the camera) Compact Point & Shoot = some photos (camera in pocket) Canon S95 = compromise with benefits -------------------------... More...
How to recover images from corrupt card .... Essential tool
posted by bevanward - 8th of june, 2011
I thought I should share another lesson I learnt this week past. I was helping shoot some stills around a friends commercial film from morning until lunch on Saturday. I then went to download what I had, around 400 images, when my... More...
Compact envy ... Canon G12 is coming
posted by bevanward - 15th of september, 2010
If there is one thing worse than not having your camera when needed, it is only having a poor quality camera. You end up with an impression of what could have been so much more.... oh the pain and torment! I look back to images from... More...
Photography - work with what you have
posted by nikitu - 29th of january, 2010
I was watching a make-up artist today telling people how to do the same make-up or even better with what they had at home and not buy ridiculously expensive products just to try and match his work. Sometimes people ask us, editors,... More...
Review: Canon G10
posted by bradcalkins - 7th of january, 2009
I got a Canon G10 over Christmas and it is definitely a great little camera. I was worried that the high megapixel count and small sensor would drop my approval rating compared to the DSLR I've been using up until now. After getting... More...
Aspect Ratio
posted by bradcalkins - 29th of december, 2008
As if there weren't enough things to think about, I recently started thinking about yet another aspect (pun intended) of stock photography: aspect ratio. I got a compact camera this Christmas and discovered that it was 4:3, rather... More...
Backing Up While Away From Home?
posted by charlesoutcalt - 3rd of march, 2008
Here's a question for anyone who cares to comment: How many backups do you keep while you're traveling? And how do you do it? I don't have nearly enough CF cards to hold all my images if I'm on the road for more than a couple... More...
The ironic nature of photo competition today
posted by fertographer - 6th of november, 2007
It suddenly struck my mind about this issue even though I did think about it before some time back. I am in this nikon club for nikon camera users in singapore hence nikonclub.com.sg I am using this as an example rather that... More...
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