Many of us owned or wish to own a good compact camera along their bigger siblings. I tried many Compact cameras through out the years. And I always found something very special using one of those. The user experience of those compact can definitely be an advantage over any compact system camera as you tend … Continue reading Compact Camera Comparison : X30 vs RX100V vs RX100VI vs LX100
Everybody likes the Fujifilm X100 series ... and I bet very few still use a 9 year old Sony NEX-7. Due to the Lock Down caused by COVID-19, I went back to my camera closet and grabbed the NEX-7 to see how it can (or not) compete with the much loved Fujifilm … Continue reading Can a 9 years old NEX-7 compete with X100F and Pen-F in 2020 ?
" Which Camera should I buy " ? the Classic Question Many people ask which camera should I buy, which system is better, should I get a DSLR or a Mirrorless cam, is FF better than APS-C better than M43 !!! and all the different silly questions we all know. Well, I tried and owned many different digital … Continue reading All Cams are good !
3 days with Leica M10 & Noctilux 50/0.95 (featuring Sony A7II with Mitakon 50/0.95) I had the chance to try the new Leica M10 with a silver Noctilux 50mm f0.95, thanks to a dear friend of mine who knows himself very well. I do own today a Leica M9, M240, a Sony A7II, a Fujifilm X-Pro2 and recently added … Continue reading 3 days with Leica M10
During my early years of Architectural study, I was always a big admirer of surreal works of artists like Salvador Dali, Antonio Gaudi, René Magritte, Max Ernst, etc... One way to achieve surreal images in photography was, exploring the Infrared world. My journey with Infrared Photography started in 2009 when I converted my Nikon D200 to 665nm filter. … Continue reading my Infrared Journey
Date : 10-14 July 2016 Place: Pilanesberg Game Reserve, South Africa Event: Fujifilm X-T2 Launch My Setup for South Africa I was going to try a preproduction X-T2 in South Africa, so here is how I packed: Fujifilm X-Pro 2 Fujifilm X-70* Fujinon XF10-24/4 R OIS* Fujinon XF16-55/2.8 R LM WR Fujinon XF50-140/2.8 R LM OIS WR … Continue reading Fujifilm X-T2 in South Aftica
After my Complete switch from Fuji to Sony last year, I had the chance (thanks to Fuji Lebanon) to test the Fuji X-Pro 2 , with XF35/2R WR , and I borrowed the XF56/1.2R and XF50-140/2.8 R LM OIS WR from a friend to complete the test - as I don't have any Fuji item left in my closet, not … Continue reading When I tested the X-Pro 2
This is a Quick (non scientific) High ISO Test between Sony A7s, A7II, Nikon Df, and Sony A6000 Lenses used in the test : Sony/Zeiss 35/2.8ZA on A7s A7ii, Nikon 35/2.0 AF-d on Df and Sony/Zeiss 24/1.8ZA on A6000. All Shots taken handheld. A7s-A7II-Df-A6000 ISO 25,600 A7s For Some Reason, the A7s has some … Continue reading A7ii vs A7s vs A6000 vs Df High ISO comparison
I had the chance to try the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO on OM-D E-M1. This lens is very well balanced on the E-M1, relatively compact for the focal range and fast aperture very well built, and has a very snappy Auto focus. I pushed it at high ISO , 12800 , 20000 and … Continue reading Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO High ISO Samples
I am posting my first shots with Sony A7II from my last trip to Rome. In my previous post, I talked about How I replaced my Nikon D800E with Sony A7II in my last trip to Napoli and Rome. I got the 16-35/4, 24-240/3.5-6.3 and 55/1.8 for now. Now I am posting my first shots taken in … Continue reading A7II in Rome