The NX30 represents Samsung's big play to convince DSLR users to take mirroless cameras seriously. And with a long and impressive list of features, on the inside and out, this camera looks like anopther nail in the coffin of the DSLR category.
Today, photographer Justin Morrison gives us his thoughts on the NX30.
Metering is one of the most important functions that a camera performs, and if you want to unleash the true power of your DSLR or mirrorless camera by shooting in manual mode, it's something you'll need to learn about, or you could end up shooting lots of silhouettes this summer!
Today photographer Justin Morrison gives us the low-down on metering modes; what they are and when to use them.
The Sony DSC-H300 is a point-and-shoot camera with a DSLR-style body. It packs a very impressive 35x optical zoom and SteadyShot technology which gives you the ability to take photos over a quite incredible distance. But as photographer Justin Morrison discovered, it also has some features that let you get some really fun and stylish portraits
At last, spring is nearly upon us. Soon we’ll be able to go outside again without fear of losing toes to frostbite, or losing an umbrella to a sudden gale. On top of that, the clocks went forward (‘spring forward, fall back’) last weekend so now we have all these glorious long evenings ahead of us.
The spring is a great time to get outside and practice some photography, and today I'm going to walk you through some of the manual settings on your camera so that you can shoot with purpose, rather than just leaving it all to the camera and hoping for the best
One of the things about living in a northerly country like Canada is that we spend stretches of the year with short days and long nights. Far from limiting our options as photographers, today I'll look at the limitless night photography opportunties that are open to us - including 'light painting'!
Fujifilm has just released a water-resistant camera that can work in sub-zero temperatures. It also comes with a host of new features never before seen on any of the highly rated X-Series, including a monster of an electronic viewfinder!
Today photographer Justin Morrison gives us his thoughts on Fujifilm's latest rugged release: the X-T1.
Sony has just annopunced it's latest camer ain the Alpha series; the A6000. With super quick autofocus and the abilty to shoot 11 frames per second, Sony is continuing to push the mirrorless camera category forward.
Today photographer Justin Morrison gives us his initial thoughts on the A6000
When it comes to choosing a new lens for your camera, there's an almost dizzying array of options to choose from. Today photographer Justin Morrison looks at 5 lenses that can help you take your photography to the next level.
Lens filters serve a number of different functions. Most people use them to protect their lenses, but they can also be used to enhance your landscape photography, or even allow you to make very long exposures, which wouldn't otherwise be possible.
Today photographer Justin Morrison delves into the world of lens filters and brings us the 'need-to-know' info.
Nikon has just announced the release of the D3300, an upgrade to the popular D3200. With a smaller lens, better low-light capability, and more frames per second, this camera demonstrates Nikon's continued commitment to excellence in the DSLR category.
Today we take a closer look at the new features incorporated in the Nikon D3300.
If you're thinking about taking up photography this year, or perhaps you're keen to push your skills forward, photographer Justin Morrison shares some ideas about getting yourself motivated to go out there and make some masterpieces to hang on your walls.
There's been a lot of hype surrounding the mirrorless camera category in 2013, and a plethora of new models have hit the market. But when it comes to combining looks, functionality, versatility, and great results, it's hard to compete with the Fujifilm X-A1. This camera really does have it all.
Today photographer Justin Morrison talks us through his experiences with this little gem of a camera.
As one of the self-admitted hardest people on the planet to buy a gift for, it's sometimes helpful to have a list of some of the things we secretly want or think would be great to receive. Some of us have simple tastes. Some of us have expensive tastes. Either way, this list might provide insight into some of those bits and pieces of technology we're secretly interested in, but might not let on as much as we should.
The Instax Mini 8 from Fujifilm is bringing instant phoptography to a whole new generation. Producing gorgeous photographs in mere seconds, this unique camera is bound to be a popular stocking filler this Christmas.
Today photographer Justin Morrison tells us about his experiences testing the Instax Mini 8.
Sony is pushing the boundaries of photography ina few different directions this year. First came the innovative QX series of 'smart' lenses, and now they're announced two mirrorless, interchangeable-lens cameras with.......wait for it.........FULL_FRAME SENSORS!
This is a pretty big deal, so today photographer Justin Morrison is taking a closer look at what we know so far about these cameras and what this announcement means for the consumer camera market.
Nikon has just announced the release of the D610 - an upgraded version of the D600. Although the new model isn't a massive overhaul of the existing one, it does sport some interesting new features, plus a fix for an issue that some D600 owners may not even be aware of.
Nikon announced two new cameras earlier this month. Both are upgrades to current models. The S02 (pictured) is about the most compact digital camera available, and looks like a great stocking-filler (too early?). The P7800 is Nikon's top-of-the-line compact camera, and has an awesome electronic viewfinder, which is sure to be a hit with the camera purists.
Landscape photography is one of the most accessible and popular pursuits in the entire field of photography (pun intended!). Making good landscape photographs is nevertheless something that requires patience and persistance.
Today photographer Justin Morrison gives us his top 5 tips to help us make better photographs of the natural wonders that us Canadians are lucky to be surrounded by.
Sony has just released one the most exciting and talk-about pair of cameras in many a year. They represent an entirely new category of camera that promises to bring smartphone photography to new and previously undreamt of heights!
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Lowepro has always been a very good manufacturer of high utility camera bags.
I have had a Lowepro bags for both my compact camera and for my video camera for some time and they have been great bags. Simple but well thought out making them very functional. Here I am going to review a camera backpack bag (the Lowepro Photo Hatchback 16L AW) and a camera shoulder bag (the Lowepro Event Messenger 150) – both these bags are also well thought out and very functional.
The Sony Xperia Z is a water-resistant Android smartphone running on the 4G/LTE network. It can play HD movies in 1080p on its big 5-inch screen. You can also pair it to other devices like wireless speakers, TV sets or any other NFC-compatible accessory.
Add a powerful 13 megapixel camera with HDR photo and video on top of that and you’ve got a pretty decent phone at a very low price!
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