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Metabones Degrades the Edge Image Quality of Wide-Angle Lenses

With the popularity of mirrorless cameras from Sony, Fuji, Panasonic among others, more and more Canon users are either changing systems or wanting to try these new cameras. That in turn, is making adapting lenses more popular than ever, especially as autofocus performance continues to improve and includes many native features like Continous Eye AF […]

The Guide to 100 Speed Black and White Films

In this guide I will be comparing every 100 (ish) speed, black and white film which is actively being produced and readily available to the U.S. market in mid 2018, with the goal to help those of you who are new to film photography figure out a film which might be right fit for you.

$7 IKEA LADDA Batteries Beat $21 Eneloop Pros in Flash Recycle Time

We recently shared an analysis that showed how IKEA’s cheap LADDA rechargeable batteries are virtually identical to pricey Eneloop Pro batteries in capacity. But get this: it seems LADDA batteries actually outperform Eneloop Pros when it comes to flash recycle speed.

Canon 6D Mark II Sensor is Good But It Trails Nikon and Sony: DxOMark

The camera gear testing lab DxOMark has just published its review of the Canon 6D Mark II. The conclusion is that the DSLR’s sensor is “very good,” but it trails behind the latest and greatest sensors by both Canon itself and the rival brands Nikon and Sony. DxOMark gave the 6D Mark II sensor an […]

Sony a9 Fails to Overheat Even When Baked in the Sun

Amid recent reports that the new Sony a9 would overheat easily in fairly normal shooting conditions, Imaging Resource decided to put the mirrorless camera through an overheating test to see whether it has a problem.

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Are $5 IKEA LADDA Batteries Identical to $20 Eneloop Pro Batteries?

Do you use Eneloop Pro rechargeable batteries in your photo equipment? You may be able to get the same performance at a much lower cost. This interesting 7-minute video from Matthew Eargle of AirborneSurfer looks into whether these relatively expensive batteries ($20 per pack of 4) are actually identical to the much cheaper IKEA LADDA batteries that […]

A Full Frame vs. Crop Sensor Shootout: Can You Tell the Difference?

Do you think you can tell the difference between full frame and crop sensor photos of the same scene and subject? Photographer Manny Ortiz did a shootout that you can use to test your eyes. The full frame photos were shot using a Sony a9 and 85mm f/1.4 G Master lens — a kit that […]

DxOMark Smartphone Camera Rating Now Considers Bokeh and Zoom

DxOMark, the popular benchmarking website for sensors and lenses, has updated the way it will rank and score smartphone cameras. It’s introducing bokeh and zoom as categories in its scoring methodology, with added importance on low-light and motion performance as well.

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Why That $699 MacBook eGPU May Be a Waste for Photographers

Last week, Apple and Blackmagic unveiled a new $699 external GPU (eGPU) that brings “desktop-class” graphics performance to MacBook Pros. But if you were hoping that it would be a godsend for speeding up your sluggish Photoshop or Lightroom for post-processing photos, you may want to check out this new 16-minute review by photoshopCAFE. Colin […]

Is Lens Compression Fact or Fiction?

Photography can be confusing. I get it. I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer. Because of this, at times it helps us to actually put some of these theories and myths to the test. One of these myths is the concept of compression and, with it, parallax. This gets confusing to me as […]

Canon 6D vs 6D Mark II: A Real-Life Noise Comparison

Canon released its 6D Mark II in 2017, and the Internet has been abuzz ever since then discussing its high ISO performance. There have been reports that the Mark II creates more noise at high ISOs than the original 6D.

The Sony a9 Sacrifices Dynamic Range in the Name of Speed: Report

As the saying goes, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” And it looks like this applies to camera tech as much as anything else. According to a new report, the Sony a9 had to sacrifice some dynamic range to reach the crazy 20fps speeds everyone is so excited about. The report comes from […]