Key photographic website Digital Photography Review (DPReview) is closing down on 10 April 2023. It appears that parent company Amazon has decided it is not worth keeping that website running. Amongst the websites that I used to follow closely when I started digital photography, and which were not solo photographers’ website, I think this leaves… Continue reading Digital Photography Review is closing down
Canadian photographer Michael Reichmann (founder of Luminous Landscape) died a few days ago. Amongst others, Digital Photography Review, Imaging Resource, and The Online Photographer have published tributes. I’m reminded of Thom Hogan’s tribute to his late photographic mentor, Galen Rowell; and if on-line words are anything to go by, I suspect quite a few people would have liked… Continue reading Farewell Michael Reichmann
It had to happen eventually … I noticed at Imaging Resource that there’s now a lens-shaped vacuum cleaner (from Fujin) for cleaning camera sensors.
A few days ago, I suggested a method for choosing a new DSLR body for low light action photography. I then outlined the current mainstream Canon and Nikon DSLR models, and made a few recommendations within each of those ranges. But how do Canon and Nikon currently fare against each other in this arena? A general point that most photographic writers… Continue reading Canon and Nikon DSLRs head to head
Nikon currently has the second-largest DSLR market share worldwide, after Canon. These two companies are far ahead of the rest of the field, and they have the most complete systems, in this particular market. Below, I describe what I consider to be the current mainstream Nikon DSLRs. There are other Nikon bodies available, such as the D4S (flagship professional body), but… Continue reading Choosing Nikon DSLRs
Canon currently has the largest DSLR market share worldwide, ahead of Nikon. These two companies are far ahead of the rest of the field, and they have the most complete systems, in this particular market. Below, I describe what I consider to be the current mainstream Canon DSLRs. There are other Canon bodies available, such as the EOS-1D X (flagship… Continue reading Choosing Canon DSLRs
Imaging Resource published a beginners’ guide to indoor sports photography by Dave Pardue a few months ago, but I’ve only just gotten around to reading through it. While I think the guide is probably a bit too technical for beginners, it’s consistent with my own experience of indoor sports photography—essentially, it’s a fine balancing act… Continue reading Indoor sports photography for beginners