The Zeiss ZX1 with On-Board Lightroom: Ingenious evolution or newfangled idiot box?

I think it was William Shakespeare who first penned the immortal words “Is this shit for real?” That’s how I felt last night after reading a preview press release for the new camera concept coming from the good folks over at Zeiss. No doubt the … Continue readingThe Zeiss ZX1 with On-Board Lightroom: Ingenious evolution or newfangled idiot box?

REVIEW: Hasselblad X1D 50c Medium Format Mirrorless Camera-Part 2 Video

The Hasselblad X1D is a beautiful camera by anyone’s standards and of course the Hasselblad name needs no introduction from me. The Swedish company has been known for producing some of the finest camera and lenses for decades. With the release of their medium format … Continue readingREVIEW: Hasselblad X1D 50c Medium Format Mirrorless Camera-Part 2 Video

REVIEW: Hasselblad X1D-50c Medium Format Mirrorless Camera-Part 1 Video

Let’s talk. Last month Hasselblad sent me their X1D-50c. It’ the world’s first medium format digital camera, packing a monstrous 51MP(8272×6200) sensor. Something oddly unexpected happened while I was evaluating the X1D which has made me re-think(and re-re-think) some foundational ideas about cameras and the … Continue readingREVIEW: Hasselblad X1D-50c Medium Format Mirrorless Camera-Part 1 Video

5 Insanely Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Photographs

Want to know a secret? Every photographer wants to take better photos. Shhhh…don’t tell anyone but you, me and yes even those “famous” photographers all want to make stronger and more impactful photographs. That’s the wonderful(and frustrating) thing about photography; there is always room to … Continue reading5 Insanely Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Photographs

REVIEW VIDEO: Tamron’s Brand New 28-75mm F/2.8 Lens for Sony

Mirrorless. Mirrorless…MIRRORLESS! The long and loud cry about full frame mirrorless camera systems hasn’t ceased since Sony blasted the mainstream DSLR market into oblivion(or at least to Detroit) back in 2013. While mirrorless camera tech is certainly nothing new the advances made into the possibilities … Continue readingREVIEW VIDEO: Tamron’s Brand New 28-75mm F/2.8 Lens for Sony

VIDEO: Breakthrough Photography Magnetic Filters and X100 Filter Holder…The Future?

Magnetic filter systems are not a new invention. They have been around for quite a while in one incarnation or another. Recently, I was able to get my hands on Breakthrough Photography’s X100 GND filter holder. The X100 is something that every landscapist should be … Continue readingVIDEO: Breakthrough Photography Magnetic Filters and X100 Filter Holder…The Future?