Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Very Brief Review

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Last week I had opportunity to try the new Canon EOS-1D X II. No, I did not purchase it, nor was it gifted by Canon 😉 I was fortunate enough to have friends who are kind enough to loan it to me to get it tested. I thank Roshan Rao for courteously providing me his … Read more

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Hands-on Review

Carpenter Bee using 500mm f/4

When the original Canon EOS 7D made it’s début, back in 2009, it offered photography enthusiasts the first ever affordable cropped sensor Camera, with hyper fast burst rates capable camera for sports and wildlife photography. Five years later, with the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II set to bring back it’s predecessor’s professional-level features and … Read more

Happy Birthday Photography or A Brief History of the art of painting with light…

Portrait of Louis Daguerre (1787-1851)

Historically, Photography can best be defined as the art of capturing beautiful, often fantastical imagery using light, on photosensitive material such as film, or image sensors, in case of digital photography, as every wise photographer doth know. What most do not, however, is that using chemical reactions to create images with light was nothing remarkable, … Read more

Image Noise

Common Crow (Euploea core) crop showing uncorrected noise

Image noise is random variation of brightness or color information in images due to electronic noise produced by the sensor of a digital camera. It is the digital equivalent of film grain from the film era. It is one of the most discussed and most hated entity in digital camera world. Although it can be … Read more

Focus Stacking using Android Tablet

Two-Tailed Spider - Focus Stacked

I was trying focus stack using android app from my Nexus 7 Tablet. There are several camera controlling software in the Android play store. DSLR Camera Pro, Helicon Remote, DSLR Remote, DSLR Remote Controller, DSLR Controller, DslrDashboard are few such apps. DSLR Controller and DslrDashboard are my favorite in this list. To be able to … Read more

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Firmware 1.2.1 Released

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Firmware 1.2.1 Available Now for Download. Here are the list of improvements in firmware version 1.2.1. Uncompressed HDMI output is now enabled. Enables the center AF point to autofocus when the camera is used with Canon EF lens/extender combinations whose combined maximum aperture is f/8. Improves the speed of the … Read more

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