Which camera is the best?
Crop or full frame? Optics - replaceable or non-replaceable? Mirror or mirrorless? Smartphone or soap box? What to buy in the first place General conclusion Introduction The topic of choosing…

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Digital movie cameras: introduction. What cameras were filmed and filmed a movie?
“Any camera in the hands of an amateur is amateur, any camera in the hands of a professional is professional.” This common phrase, popular among filmmakers, is largely true, because…

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Canon or Nikon? We put an end to the question
Who makes the best SLR cameras - Canon or Nikon? If there was a definite answer to this question, one of the companies would have long flown out of the…

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Choosing a camera for holidays and travel 2019

We choose a camera for travel and the holiday season 2019 – a compact, mirrorless, recording 4K video, with a viewfinder and built-in flash.

The winter of 2019 has ended, which means that very soon there will be summer – the time for vacations and travels. And from a good trip, I want to bring not only souvenirs, but also pleasant memories and share these memories with friends and relatives. And of course, the best way to do this is to show your photos and videos taken during your trip.

In the age of mobile photography, we are used to taking photos and shooting videos on smartphones in everyday life. But on a trip, a smartphone will not be the best tool for photo and video shooting, and here’s why: Continue reading

Optical or electronic viewfinder?

The optical viewfinder is good because it transmits the picture “as is” – without any embellishment, delay, flicker, etc. Since it is just a system of mirrors and lenses, it does not consume electricity, thereby extending the camera’s battery life. On the other hand, the mirror viewfinder has its drawbacks. In most cameras, it has a coverage of not 100% of the frame, but a little less – 95-98%. Because of this, unnecessary objects at the edges of the frame may fall into the frame and you will have to additionally crop the picture, slightly losing its resolution. The mirror viewfinder reflects a minimum of “service” information – shutter speed, aperture, ISO, exposure compensation. It is impossible to make him show, say, a live histogram, white balance or electronic level. Because of this, there is an increased likelihood of a defective image due to an incorrect exposure level, white balance, horizon obstruction. To finally assess the correctness of the settings and framing, you need to take a test shot, tear yourself away from the viewfinder, look at the screen and, in case of an error, make adjustments to the settings. This takes extra time, but with proper experience the number of such takes is minimized. Continue reading

OVERVIEW CANON POWERSHOT G9 X, G5 X CAMERAS

Common features: sensor, functionality and additional features

Despite the external differences of the three cameras, they received a similar functional arsenal and advanced shooting capabilities. Therefore, they have more common characteristics than it might seem at first glance. First of all, it is worth noting that all models have a 1-inch high-sensitivity CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20.2 MP, which provides optimal photo performance in the sensitivity range of ISO 125 – ISO 12 800. In addition, the new processor uses a DIGIC 6 image processor with a proprietary Canon HS system, capable of delivering stunning photo and video quality even in low light conditions. Continue reading

Choosing a Digital Camcorder
In recent years, the choice of a digital video camera has become an increasingly difficult task: the number of models and formats has been increasing and continues to grow, more…

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Choosing a Digital Camcorder
In recent years, the choice of a digital video camera has become an increasingly difficult task: the number of models and formats has been increasing and continues to grow, more…

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Sony Alpha 7R IV test: a first look
Sony ILCE-7RM4 Feature Overview Sony Alpha 7R IV became the first serial full-frame camera to break through the psychological barrier of 50 megapixels. The camera took this height with a…

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