A column at Peta Pixel suggests incorporating “field of view” lines into the mirrorless viewfinders, showing what would be seen if using a longer lens. Neat idea!
ON1 Photo RAW is a very nice RAW image processor. However, it seems that for some older cameras, they do not use their own RAW image conversion but something else – and what that is, is not clear. For some older cameras, the ON1 results are not up to par for where they need to be today. Their web site describes Tier 1 and Tier 2 camera support and the problems show up on the Tier 2 group – and it is unclear how those photos are actually being processed.
Do we all need the latest and greatest camera gear? Nearly all web site and Youtube channel reviewers are gear pushers who make their money through affiliate marketing links. All of them have become “gear pushers”. Marketing propaganda convinces people they need the latest and greatest gear – gear that, of course, will be obsolete by next year when you’ll have to upgrade once again or suffer the consequences of being left behind. But do we really have to live our lives this way and succumb to the marketing propaganda and pressure?
Are amateurs gradually being priced out of the photography market? Sure looks that way.
The Lumix GX8 in-body-image-stabilization (IBIS) only works with some lenses and then, not that well. Read the post for the details.
Two weeks after Nikon introduced 2 mirrorless cameras, Canon introduces 1 mirrorless camera – ten years after competitors launched the mirrorless revolution in photography. Canon’s offering is missing many features that have been available for years from those “second-rate companies” whose products are not “serious” and “credible” says the
Canon fan boy reviewer.
The link below goes to a great article. But I add tip #0 – make sure you are in an area where you can legally fly a quadcopter. Many enthusiasts live within 5 miles of airports and cannot legally fly unless they drive considerable distances. They may also find that there are restrictions at their destinations – no flying in National Parks or National Monuments and many state parks also prohibit...
While 3D TV has vanished, VR 3D is now a growing market. The Insta360 Pro 2 is, obviously, marketed at professional applications, not consumers. 3D VR 180 cameras are more likely to be used by consumers due to their simplicity of use and not having to post process to remove the photographer from the scenes. Source: Insta360 Pro 2 is a VR Camera with Six Cameras for 8K 3D 360 Video