I always say that landscape photographers and fishermen have a lot in common. Apart from carrying a healthy supply of sandwiches and a flask of tea, the game is the same in the respects of potentially waiting all day for those ideal moments or even the perfect time of year to get the ideal catch.
Find out what the experts think. Lumoid’s seasoned photographers and tech pros discuss things like which brands make the best lenses and cameras, when you should upgrade, whether some products/systems are worth the hype, and any other topic that requires first-hand experience and know-how.
The upgrade process for us DSLR users in the past was quite straightforward. We usually stuck to our known brand and we had the options of one of two models to do a sideways or step upgrade. Now we have mirrorless cameras thrown into the mix with tempting features such as lighter weight, cutting-edge functionality,
Calling all Canon owners (… and maybe some Sony), if you have missed out for some reason on owning the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, then you could be in for a surprise from this inexpensive, widely used lens. It’s not surprising this little 50mm lens is so widely used, having been in the Canon
Leica is one of those camera companies where their reputation invariably precedes them. No wonder when they have been around since 1914 (the name Leica comes from the founder’s Ernst Leitz last name and the first two letters of the word camera). Arguably, some of the most groundbreaking cameras and lenses Leica produced were in
The push to store all of our image data in the cloud is initially appealing and probably the ultimate way of doing things, but having local hard drive storage is still a very good way to archive all your data. There are pros and cons to both methods of storage, but at least for me
Let’s get to the point, the reason for buying into an out of the ordinary lens is because it can do things other lenses can’t. This is the case with the Lomogon 2.5/32 Art Lens. In both looks and functionality this lens is very distinct and can produce beautiful things like perfectly round bokeh. There
The news of 8K video in mirrorless cameras is exciting on one hand, but also the feeling that you have to do another upgrade just as you’ve paid off your last lot of kit. The Canon R series will be the recipient of the 8K jump as stated in an interview over at Imaging Resource
For anybody using Flickr as their main way to store images online, news earlier this month saw that the Free and Pro accounts conditions are changing. The bottom line being as of January 8, 2019, you can only hold 1,000 images and videos in a free account. If you want unlimited storage it will cost
Last year saw some exciting camera and lens releases which, more than anything, gave an indication of the way camera technology will progress in the coming years. Mirrorless designs definitely made their stamp, along with dedicated lenses to fit this new format. This year, we’re likely to see more advancements in this area along with
First there was one, now there are many. This is the case with the mirrorless camera market where the Sony a7 had dominance for over five years, making some interesting and innovative moves and allowing the format to be more accessible to the masses. Now, the market has more competition with the Canon EOS R and
With the advent of Sony’s mirrorless cameras, the company now offers one of the most advanced autofocusing systems on the market, with lots of different AF options depending on your subject and scenario. Multitudes of options alone won’t cut it these days, as a focusing system must be fast and accurate, and ideally be able