Steve from Gamers Nexus found some nasty slime build-up in the New Threadripper Liqtech II Coolers. Continue reading
I recently saw a good deal on the Takumar 50mm F/1.4 and I was thinking whether or not I should get it. So I did some research online and this is what I found.
The orange tint of the front element’s coating, as it can be seen in the above photo, is an indicator of the lens’ properties and all other lenses sharing this dirty little secret will have it as well. Can you guess what it is? Continue reading
What does SMC Pentax even mean?
The SMC stands for Super Multi Coating which is basically a chemical coating which scientists developed to combat the undesirable effects of light refraction effects. This means that you’ll get considerably less ghosting and flaring if you point this lens directly at the sun. Continue reading
I have a confession to make, I suffer from G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). I don’t want to spend a lot of money on new lenses so I look towards older, vintage, manual lenses, which are cheap and fun to use but don’t offer the same image quality as modern lenses. Gotta catch’em all!
So I thought to myself today, why not buy a new lens, it’s cheap, so why not? Continue reading
4. Do your research before buying a lens.
I’ve written a more detailed article here. Spoiler alert some old lenses may be radioactive so this is something worth considering before deciding to buy a vintage lens.
As with any used gear out there, know your stuff before giving your money away. Continue reading
This is trendy and very cool nowadays due to the popularity of mirrorless cameras among enthusiasts and prosumers. I for one didn’t see the point in adapting vintage lenses to my modern cameras, I mean why would you go through all that trouble to lose autofocus and image quality, lose metadata info on aperture number and buy adapters, what there to gain?
Here’s some things you should know before and/or after you decide to adapt a vintage lens to your modern camera. Continue reading
If you’re a photography enthusiast, the Canon 6d series might be one of the most appealing cameras on the market because of its reliability and affordable price for a full frame camera.
The successor to the Canon 6d series will be the Canon 6d Mark II which is rumored to have the following specs: Continue reading
Canon releases the 1D X Mark II. If you like DSLRs you will love this camera but probably won’t afford it or ever shoot with it. Still a beauty to look at and probably the best DSLR in the world in 2016 which combines both photo and video supreme quality. Continue reading
A new DSLR assasin, the Fuji X-Pro 2 is coming to town, Canon and Nikon beware!
Superb camera design which features a brand new 24MP X-Trans III sensor. People have been asking for a new processor from Fuji for a long time and it’s here. Continue reading