The name Hasselblad is synonymous with high-quality medium-format photography. Over the years, hundreds and thousands of medium format 120-film Hasselblad cameras have been made and sold. They eventually became unsuitable for most commercial photography (except that Phase One has kept them alive for a while now) work with the change of technology from film to digital photography. Now, Hasselblad fans can reclaim the use of their classic cameras and lenses within the Hasselblad ecosystem, with Hasselblad’s latest 50 Megapixel CMOS Digital Back for V System Cameras, the Hasselblad CFV-50c. Take a peek at it in the pics below.Read More »Hasselblad CFV-50c CMOS Sensor Digital Back Rejuvenates The V-system
Sony has just announced something that is probably revolutionary to the compact camera market, but when you think about it, seems like an obvious step… Read More »Is this the future of the compact camera? Sony’s new Cybershot QX100 and QX10 lens-style cameras
In this article, we’re looking at choosing the Best Walk Around lens for your camera. Whether it’s a Nikon, Canon, Sony, or FujiFilm camera, having a good walk-around lens allows you to have fun while taking photographs.
If you’re buying your first serious camera, you are probably considering the purchase of a single lens that allows you to do ‘everything’ as you go about your daily life. This kind of lens is called a “walk around lens” or “walk around lens”. In this article, I’ll use those terms interchangeably… Now, let me help you understand what your first multi-purpose lens should be able to do for you, and why.Read More »Choose The Best Walk Around Lens
Lens filters have many uses and have a permanent place in your camera bag. You may be using a filter to protect your expensive lenses from dust or finger smears or maybe you want to use it for an effect that you want. What can you do to ensure that your filters do not degrade the quality of images that your expensive lenses produce? Here are some pointers:Read More »Filter Care & Use
Three weeks ago, my MacBook Pro crashed. It had seen a year of good service, and because it was my first ever Mac, I’d just about set it up to work exactly the way I wanted it to; and it crashed. The Apple service provider in my city said that the logic board had died, and they would fix it in a jiffy. The “Jiffy” turned into a 3 week ordeal that I will not describe here, but the Mac is back, and Oh! What a joy it is to have it back.Read More »Why You Should Know Your Equipment Better
You know that moisture and dust can damage your cameras and lenses. Prolonged high humidity levels (65-70% or higher) can damage your lenses and certain parts of your camera body through oxidation (rusting) or fungal growth. High atmospheric humidity provides an ideal environment for fungal spores to grow and spread beneath camera lens coatings, permanently damaging them.
Here are some precautions you can take to keep your camera equipment in a humidity-controlled environment at all times. This will prevent the growth of lens fungus.Read More »Prevent Lens Fungus on Cameras – Perfect Camera Storage Humidity for Dry Cabinet
There’s a technical aspect to using a polarizing filer, but there’s a visual aspect that you really have to experience if you are a photographer. Have you experienced a Polarizing filter yet? If you have not, I seriously recommend trying one today. Do not delay.Read More »Polarizing Filters Make Magic Moments