Pentax Optio 60
With the development of digital photographic equipment, two main trends are steadily observed - an abrupt increase in the resolution of CCDs and a gradual decrease in prices in each…

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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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Review Panasonic HC-VXF990 Camcorder
The popularity of amateur camcorders is gradually declining. The reason is simple: if earlier buying an inexpensive video camera was the only way to record video on family holidays and…

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On the experience of using Canon C300 and C500 cameras when shooting documentaries
At the end of 2013, documentary director Vitaly Mansky and I began working on a picture of North Korea, “In the Sunshine.” Before that, we shot the film “The Trumpet” (2012) with him on the Canon 5D Mark II, and I also participated in the filming of his film “The Book” (2013), which used the Canon 5D Mark III camera.

When we started working on the film “In the Sunshine” it became clear that we had to look for a new camera. The fact is that in this picture Vitaly attached great importance to the expressiveness of the image and the general plans. Continue reading

The best budget camera of 2019: from the “soap box” to the “DSLR”

For a professional who makes a living by taking pictures, a quality camera is all. However, for most people, it makes no sense to spend such an impressive amount. Therefore, even manufacturers from above have to compete in a very narrow niche of budget cameras. With the advent of smartphones, it has become even smaller, forcing them to go on tricks.

That is why today it is so easy to lure an inexperienced lover into traps set by market experts. In the end, few of them understand that buying a camera is the tip of the iceberg. Often a consumer who is lured by a low price buys only a “carcass” from a full-fledged camera. Only with time does it come to the realization that she still needs a full-fledged lens and flash. To avoid this, it is advisable to study the rating of budget cameras. Continue reading

Optimal Godox flashes for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic Lumix, Olympus, Fuji

Choosing the optimal system flash for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Lumix, Olympus, Fuji cameras.

Everyone who likes to take pictures faced with the situation that in the dark and in dark rooms you have to take pictures with a flash. At the same time, the flash built into the camera gives a flat picture with an overexposed foreground and hard shadows behind the subject.

If you decide to purchase a flash, you have three options for purchase:

Branded flash
No name flash with or without TTL mode
System flash units from well-established Chinese manufacturers.
Branded flash units are fully compatible with their respective cameras, and if you have sufficient means to purchase a branded flash unit, you can dwell on this option. Continue reading

Review of the Canon EOS RP mirrorless camera
The main features of the Canon EOS RP In 2018, a kind of revolution took place in the world of photographic equipment: all the leading manufacturers began to produce full-frame…

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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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Cameras Variety of choices
Camera. You have long wanted to buy it ... The time has come. To take high-quality pictures, you need to make a choice. A quick glance at the catalog of…

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GOPRO HERO 4 VIDEO CAMERAS OVERVIEW
It is no exaggeration to say that with the phrase “action camera” most people associate a very specific device. “Camcorder for extreme sports? Is it like Gou Pro, or what?…

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