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Guide to Photographing The Solar Eclipse on August 21st 2017

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On August 21st, 2017, a solar eclipse will be happening throughout the United States, which has created a lot of excitement and questions from our readers and customers. As a result, I wanted to put together a small guide on how to properly and safely photograph this incredibly rare event. Let’s get out and photograph […]

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A Photographer’s Guide to Video File Structures

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Digital Single-Lens Reflective cameras have revolutionized modern photographer with their digital imitation of film. As the medium has transitioned forward, video has come into the equation, giving creatives new territory to explore their visions with digital cameras. Unfortunately, this comes with some caveats, particularly in a slew of compression standards, encoding techniques, and overall file […]

Sigma 14mm MTF Tests

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Sharpness Tests of the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art

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We’ve had a number of fun, new lenses to test this summer and one I was pretty eager to get to was the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art, for a couple of reasons. First of all, it’s a 14mm lens that has a wider aperture than f/2.8, and that’s certainly interesting. Second, it’s a new Sigma […]

Ultra High Resolution

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Experiments For Ultra High Resolution Camera Sensors

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GEEK ALERT!! Let’s be absolutely clear; this is not a useful article in regards to your technique. It won’t help your photography or videography become better. It won’t help you choose equipment any time in the next couple of years. It won’t provide any fodder for your next Forum War. It’s just a geek article that may interest […]

Sony 85mm MTF Testing

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Sharpness Tests of the Sony FE 85mm f/1.8

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Sony released the Sony FE 85mm f/1.8  lens a while ago, and while it’s the kind of lens I generally love, we just now got enough time freed up to test it and present the results. As with most brands, and 85mm f/1.8 lens gives a lot of the advantages of a fast prime while […]

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