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Fujifilm X-T2

Today Fujifilm released their long rumoured and anticipated X-T2 moving the T from 16 megapixels to 24, and including dual SD slots. The reviews below all reflect a general agreement the this is a great camera, perhaps the APSC camera of the year, it may well be more popular than the X-Pro 2 released early … Continue reading

Fuji X-Pro 2… Stunning!

March 3, 2016 will likely be the first roll out of the X-Pro2, heralding in a new series of X series cameras. Up until now the X series have been based on a 16 megapixel, X-Trans CMOS II sensor and a stunning range of very high quality lenses. Lenses whose performance out performs many full frame professional … Continue reading

Sony A7RII Camera of the Year but Should You Buy It?

A Little History Sony has been innovating with full frame mirrorless cameras since their first initial release of the A7 (24 megapixels) and A7R (36 megapixels) in October of 2013. At the time other than a Leica with a price point well above $5000, this was the cheapest full frame mirrorless camera on the market. Of course these … Continue reading

Leica Full Frame Fixed Lens!

Leica quietly announce the new “Q” full frame fixed lens camera. This 28mm camera has a f/1.7 lens, amazingly fast with an almost silent leaf shutter. The only other camera on the market that is similar is the Sony RX1 but the Q has what the RX1R failed to deliver; a range finder experience in an EVF … Continue reading

MacBook a Photographer’s Dream?

In a world where the photographer is looking to travel lighter, mirrorless cameras have made a big impact. We can now go out into the street and the field with a whole kit in a small shoulder bag rather than a large packsack. This miniaturization has allowed more discrete street photography without compromising quality. Landscape … Continue reading

Sony A7 Series a Contempation

Sony has been producing full frame mirrorless interchangeable cameras since October 2013, prior to this time the only full frame mirrorless camera was a Leica rangefinder which started at $6000. Since 2013 Sony has produced and A7 (now selling at $1500), the A7R $2300 in Oct 2013, the A7S $2500 in April 2014 and then the … Continue reading

The Great Megapixel Con

Sensor Size and Pixel Size You can not pick up a camera or smartphone without hearing about its megapixel count and at face value you might conclude the more megapixels the better. Megapixels do tell you the resolution or sharpness of the image you will get when you post it or print it, but it … Continue reading

Best in Class 2014: Until Photokina Changes the Landscape

Conclusion 4/3″: Panasonic GM1 and Olympus OM-D series APSC: Fujifilm X-T1 Full Frame: Sony A series What Is Never in the Running The chart below assumes the sensor size of 35mm or “full frame” is 100%. Using a percentage is a much more revealing way of comparing sensor size. If you look at the iPhone … Continue reading

Mid-Main ART FAIR at Heritage Hall

Originally posted on Edward Peck:
This Sunday join me and 16 other artist in a one day art event at Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street at 15th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. The fair will be open between 11am and 6pm.  Enda Bardell,John Beatty, Elaine Brewer-White, Jackie Conradi-Robertson, Jim Friesen, June Harman  ,Bill Higginson,Jeanette Jarville, James, Koll, Edward Peck, Emanuelle Renard, Cheryl Roller, Olga Rybalko, Betty Sommerville, Suzanne Starr, Roxsane Tiernan, Larry…

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