Since the large sensor video introduced for regular humans, I am using Canon DSLR and Cinema line to shoot video. Sony mirrorless cameras in recent years offered amazing specs. That specs are very tempting on paper, which makes you want to buy Sony. But everyday use can be different. I had failed two times to… Continue reading I had failed two times to switch to Sony
Canon 85mm f1.8 is the lens that I never heard a bad word about it. It offers more than it costs, but it is not just about good value. It is simplicity what makes this lens great. We have more demands for lenses today, but Canon 85mm f1.8 stays the best choice for many photographers. Canon… Continue reading Canon 85mm f1.8 is a beautiful lens
This is a legitime question and Canon 1D X Mark II manual says no. But is that true? And if you can record 60p video, how long clips can be? You can record 25p or 30p 4K video on CF cards. That is no surprise, considering that Canon 5D Mark IV has CF slot and… Continue reading Can you record 4K 60p Canon 1D X Mark II video on CF card?
There is actually CFast 2.0 card for Canon 1D X Mark II 4K 60p video for a reasonable price if you can still find one. There is also some no-name CFast 2.0 cards on AliExpress and some other places. But I am not so sure about long-term usage. Because memory inside CFast cards, depending on… Continue reading Affordable CFast 2.0 cards for Canon 1D X Mark II 4K 60p video
This will be a short blog post about real speed of few different memory cards. You should know that it is not easy to find memory cards real speed. Manufacturers often put maximal speed on the package. With the notice that speed is not always achievable. My experience is that those speeds are true, but… Continue reading Memory cards real speed
This is not an ad for SanDisk or eBay. I never had personal or professional connections with those companies. I am going to show you an easy way to find cheap SanDisk memory cards. Bear in mind that not all us are able to order some black Friday best deal cards from BH Photo or… Continue reading Easy way to buy cheap SanDisk genuine memory cards
This is not an ad. I have no business or personal connection with Transcend company. I never met or spoke with anyone from this company. Through all my career I used some Transcend product and never have a single problem. Considering that Transcend offers fair prices, I wanted to share my positive experience. First time… Continue reading Transcend products are very, very good
Let’s see how crop factor math works. If you are using APS-C or Micro Four Thirds camera or even some camera with smaller sensor, you can easily calculate your real focal length and depth of field. Bear in mind that most versatility you will have with full frame sensor and large aperture lens. This is… Continue reading Crop factor math, aperture, focal length and sensor size