Amateur gear travel video

Amateur gear travel video

This was a special project for me. I tried to make amateur gear travel video. The idea was that vacation was a priority. I didn’t go on purpose to make this video and I had gear that amateurs would be OK to buy and bring to vacation. As a result of this size, weight and ... Read More
Size matters in photography… most of the time

Size matters in photography… most of the time

It is middle of the wedding season. Unfortunately, I have no time to write the blog, so I am going to give you two pictures with a comparison that will speak more than 1000 words. This can be the second part of my blog post regarding sensor size and aperture. For this comparison, I am ... Read More
Canon 800D vs 1D X Mark II autofocus in Live view. 800D is better

Canon 800D vs 1D X Mark II autofocus in Live view. 800D is better

Canon 1D X Mark II is best Canon DSLR at this point. This camera is about 7x more expensive than Canon 800D (T7i). You would say that is enough to be better than the 800D in every single way. Well, not really. Canon 800D vs 1D X Mark II actually has better live view autofocus ... Read More
Canon 800D performance. Impact of memory cards.

Canon 800D performance. Impact of memory cards.

Canon 800D (T7i) can be considered as decent backup sports and action camera. Couple years ago nobody will say this for Canon entry-level DSLR, but now things are different. Canon 800D performance is the result of strong competition. Canon 800D isn’t much worse than more expensive Canon 77D or even Canon 80D. 80D offers nicer ... Read More
Vacation in the Netherlands. Photography without pressure.

Vacation in the Netherlands. Photography without pressure.

In the October 2017, I visited the Netherlands with my wife. It was a short vacation and I planned to visit a couple of places. This wasn’t photography journey of any kind. But I was able to do some photography without pressure. It happens to have two nice bodies waiting for me in The Netherlands, ... Read More
Sigma 24mm f1.4 ART vs Canon 24mm f1.4 II

Sigma 24mm f1.4 ART vs Canon 24mm f1.4 II

24mm f1.4 lens is a very attractive combination of focal length and aperture. It can be very useful on a crop sensor and it makes magic on full frame. This is not going to be a classic sharpness comparison of two lenses at 200% zoom. Rather I’ll share with you my real life experience with ... Read More
Best Canon flash settings for events. Auto ISO above 400.

Best Canon flash settings for events. Auto ISO above 400.

Canon never figured out how to make usable Auto ISO settings while using flash. You can workaround on some cameras. But on the others, you limited and you can’t make the process completely automated. You need the middle to high end of the cameras. I know it will work on 5D Mark III, 6D, 1D ... Read More