Articles written by Andy Day
Photographer Manny Ortiz has been pretty impressed when testing the Canon EOS R, especially in light of the recent firmware upgrades to the eye autofocus. In this short video, he puts two premium prime lenses under the microscope, pitting Sony’s 85mm f/1.4 lens attached to his Sony a7 III in direct competition with the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2 attached to the EOS R. Which will he prefer and why?
Facebook recently published an article on its Artificial Intelligence blog explaining the complex processes that are used to select content for Instagram’s Explore tab. Given the technical genius and intricate programming involved, why is this Explore tab so bad and damaging to content creators?
If you need a small dose of inspiration to shoot more and immerse yourself in your photography, check out this short video from respected travel photographer Mitchell Kanashkevich. For Kanashkevich, living for the story has meant shaping his life around photography, and he draws on this experience to help you discover creativity and authenticity through your work.
When I moved from Canon to my Sony a7 III late last year, the first lens I ordered was a nifty fifty: a cheap, incredibly lightweight, relatively fast 50mm prime lens that’s good for portraits, landscapes, and pretty much everything in between. Given that this affordable lens is so universally loved and has such an important role, why does its future look so bleak?
If you’re looking for a mid-range APS-C camera in the run-up to Christmas, there are truly some excellent choices out there right now. With Nikon having just launched the Z 50, the choice between that, the Sony a6400, Canon’s new M6 Mark II, and the popular Fuji X-T30 is quite tough. Here’s a very balanced guide to get you started.
Photographer and YouTuber Manny Ortiz is known for his love of Sony mirrorless cameras, but he’s been putting the Canon EOS R and the Nikon Z 6 through their paces over the last couple of months, and he thinks he knows which one he prefers and why. Check out this short video to find out what swung his decision.