Archive For: Cameras

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
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
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
I had failed two times to switch to Sony

I had failed two times to switch to Sony

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 ... Read More