Articles written by Alex Cooke
While the 1D series has always been Canon's flagship line, the 5D series is the camera of most working photographers. As the industry moves toward mirrorless cameras, the release of the 5D mirrorless equivalent, the R5, leaves us wondering: will we see a 5D Mark V, or was the 5D Mark IV the last Canon 5 Series DSLR?
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a considerable impact on the photography industry, and (at least in the United States), it is not clear when a permanent return to normalcy can be expected. Photographers need to develop contingency plans to deal with ever-changing conditions and scenarios as we move forward.
135mm is often a popular alternative focal length compared to the more traditional 85mm focal length. Sony's 135mm f/1.8 lens is part of the company's G Master series of high-level lenses, and it offers photographers ultra-thin depth of field and lots of bokeh. This awesome video takes a look at the lens and the kind of performance you can expect in practice with it.
Sony has been pushing hard in the mirrorless camera realm for about seven years now, and they have undoubtedly made major progress both in terms of technology and market share. Still, Canon and Nikon hold a major advantage over Sony that if leveraged correctly can help them significantly in the long run.
Sometimes, for any one of many reasons, it is preferable to shoot with just one lens that covers a wide variety of focal lengths instead of carrying a bunch of individualized lenses. If you are looking for such a lens, check out this great review of the new Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD for Sony E mount.
No doubt, after years of the X Series, Fujifilm is producing highly refined and powerful cameras, and the X-T4 is the latest flagship in the company's lauded line. If you have been curious about the camera, this great review takes a look at its performance in the real world and what you can expect.
When you are shooting portraits, you are probably focusing the majority of your attention on posing, and it can be easy to fall into somewhat plain compositions. This great video will give you seven quick tips along with lots of examples that will improve your compositions and reinvigorate your portraits.