High ISO Noise Test

Sony A7ii vs FujiFilm X-T2 – High ISO Noise Test

Used prices on the X-T2 and A7ii are in the same ballpark at this point, and both cameras’ fans tout the great dynamic range and high ISO capabilities. But can the X-T2’s smaller sensor really keep up with the full-frame…

Canon EF to FujiFilm X Mount Adapter

Viltrox Canon EF to FujiFilm X Mount Adapter Review

Viltrox has introduced the EF-FX1, a Canon EF / EF-S to FujiFilm X Mount lens adapter that allows autofocus Canon lenses to…use guessed it…mount and autofocus on FujiFilm cameras with the X Mount (all of their APS-C interchangeable lens mirrorless…

nikon d610 in 2018

Is it Worth Getting a Nikon D610 in 2019?

If you’ve been wanting to get a full-frame dSLR, there are some great mid-priced options that are now getting even cheaper as they age, and the Nikon D610 is a prime example. But is it worth getting a Nikon D610…

FujiFilm X100S in 2018

FujiFilm X100S in 2019: Can it Still Perform?

The FujiFilm X100 series of fixed-lens rangefinder-style cameras are loved by many and for good reason. The X100S was the first in the series to feature Fuji’s XTRANS sensor; but is it still a viable camera some five years later?

Opteka 85mm f/1.8

Opteka 85mm f/1.8 – 2019 Review

Now is the golden age of cheap dSLR lenses, and a popular option lately (for many lens mounts) is the Opteka 85mm f/1.8 manual focus lens. Read on for a review and sample images (dat bokeh!).

Helios 44 Bokeh Comparison

Helios 44 Bokeh Comparison at Different f-stops

The Helios 44 family of 58mm prime lenses is beloved for it’s quirky and often ethereal bokeh and blur. Let’s take a closer look at the Helios 44 bokeh compared by f-stops, ranging from its widest at f/2 up through…

Editing JPEGs with Camera Raw

Editing JPEGs with Camera Raw: Quick Tutorial

Shooting RAW provides many advantages over JPEG, but the primary reason cited by most photographers is post-production and editing capabilities. But there is a way to edit JPEGs using the same Adobe Camera Raw plugin filters that are generally used…