A year ago, Røde introduced its Wireless GO microphones which offered fantastic wireless audio performance at a great price. The company has just released an updated version which brings a number of improvements to an already impressive system.
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Sony has just announced a new compact cinema camera featuring a 10-megapixel full frame sensor and more than 15 stops of dynamic range, shooting 10-bit 4:2:2 internally at up to 4K 120p without overheating.
Everyone loves a good deal and as every photographer will tell you, buying camera gear is a great way to spend a lot of money. This useful video gives you 10 way so save some serious cash when investing in new equipment.
Third-party lenses for Sony are plentiful and some slightly more obscure manufacturers have been producing some quality glass in the last two years. This 24mm f/1.8 lens from Viltrox — with autofocus — is going to cost a mere $399, making it a full thousand dollars less expensive than the Sony equivalent.
There’s an age-old debate in photography and filmmaking regarding the role of gear in the creative process. Will better equipment make you a better photographer? No. But also yes.
If the global pandemic has impacted your photography business, you might be pondering other ways of creating an income while still producing images. Check out this list of seven ways to make money from your photographs.
Forests might fill us with peace and tranquility, but the chaos of twigs and branches can make them a nightmare to photograph, especially if there’s no single strong feature to focus on. Right now, many of us are photographing close to home so here are 12 tips to help you make the most of your nearest woodland.
Thieves have been filmed stealing more than $7,000’s worth of camera equipment by smashing a rear windscreen, grabbing a bag, and jumping back into a car before driving away at speed.
The embargo on footage is lifted and Gerald Undone has put the new Sony a1 to the test. Just how good is this camera and does it overheat?
A combination of perfect portfolios and consistent Instagram posts gives our work a style that gives our clients and followers a strong sense of who we are. However, is there a danger that sticking to a certain style can be restrictive?
If digital images feel a bit too clean and clinical, consider giving your photography some soul by shooting on film. Before buying your first analog camera, here are three things that you should keep in mind.
Sony made waves last week with the announcement of its brand new flagship a1. At an eye-watering $6,498, it brings some notable technological advances, but early testing suggests that there are few areas where it seems to fall short or perhaps doesn’t quite live up to the marketing spiel.
Featuring an HDMI port, a 4K display, and the promise of streaming 4K footage over 5G, you can understand why Sony is referring to its new Xperia Pro a “communication device” rather than merely a smartphone. Does it live up to the hype?
Tamron made waves a few years ago with its 28-75mm f/2.8 lens for Sony full frame cameras. Now there’s an APS-C version and it might make the equivalent Sony lens look massively overpriced. How good is the Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 for Sony crop-sensor cameras?
Third-party manufacturers have gifted photographers with a plethora of extremely fast glass in the last couple of years and this 50mm lens might be far better than you might anticipate. Expect a weighty, manual focus lens with metal construction and some chromatic aberration — not to mention a lot of bokeh and more opportunities when shooting at night.
Viltrox has released a host of lenses over the last 18 months offering some excellent performance and solid alternatives to many of the bigger manufacturers. This review looks at the recently released 56mm f/1.4 for Sony APS-C cameras, a portrait lens that has some very stiff competition from Sigma.
Creating even, realistic, and balanced lighting when shooting interiors for real estate can be tough. One route is to light an interior with flash and balance it against the ambient light outside. Another option is to use HDR to blend a number of bracketed images together. Which gives better results?