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Fastest SD Card Speed Tests

With cameras getting improved 4K, 5K, and even 8K video recording and burst shooting features all the time, some of them need the write speeds that only the fastest SD cards provide. So here’s a roundup of the fastest SD cards based on my independent tests.

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Exploring Fisheye Lenses: Types, Examples & Things to Know

Discover the distinctive look of fisheye lenses & how you can use them to create unique perspectives in your photos. Explore types, tips & top picks for different mounts.

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How to Recover Deleted Photos from SD Card: SD Card Recovery Options

All those photos you took have disappeared from the SD card. The good news is that there’s still a good chance you can recover photos from the SD card. Here’s what to do (and what not to do). Includes free and paid SD card recovery options.

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Types of SD Cards Explained

There are several different types of SD card, as well as multiple speed rating systems and cryptic codes. Here’s a rundown of what the differences are.

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Fastest MicroSD Card Speed Tests

Need a fast microSD card? If you’re shooting 4K, 5K, or 8K video, high-speed burst-mode photos, or some other demanding use, speed matters. These are the results from my independent speed tests of the fastest microSD cards.

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Hands-on Review of the Nikon AF-S 8-15mm F/3.5-4.5E ED Fisheye Zoom Lens

The Nikon AF-S 8-15mm fisheye zoom lens is optically excellent and opens up some fun creative opportunities. There are also some quirks when shooting with it.

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Olympus OM-1 High ISO Sample Images

Here’s a selection of images I’ve shot at high ISOs with the Olympus OM-1 under real-world conditions to give a sense of how it performs in low-light conditions.

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Sony RX100 VII Sample Images

Here’s a sampling of photos I’ve taken with the Sony RX100 VII, the latest in Sony’s high-end compact camera line.

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Ricoh GR III Sample Images

I’ve been out shooting with the new Ricoh GR III high-end compact camera. For good reason, the GR cameras have long had a cult following among street photographers and travel photographers. Here’s a collection of high-resolution sample images I’ve taken with it.

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Olympus OM-1 Sample Images

Here’s a selection of photos I’ve shot with the Olympus OM-1 digital mirrorless camera to give a sense of how it performs under real-world everyday shooting conditions.

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Sony FE 20mm ƒ/1.8 G Wide-Angle Lens Sample Images

Here’s a selection of photos I’ve taken with the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G wide-angle prime lens on a Sony Alpha camera to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.

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OM System OM-5 High ISO Sample Images

Here’s a selection of images I’ve shot at high ISOs with the Olympus OM-1 under real-world conditions to give a sense of how it performs in low

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OM System OM-5 Viewfinder Grid Overlays

Grid overlays can be extremely useful for composing a shot. They can help with level and alignment, and they can help with composition with the placement of subjects in the frame. Here’s a rundown of the available options on the OM System OM-5.

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OM System OM-5 Sample Images

Here’s a selection of sample images I’ve taken with the OM System OM-5 Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens mirrorless camera.

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OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 PRO Sample Images

Here’s a selection of images I’ve shot with the OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 PRO zoom lens to give a practical sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.

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Exploring Auto ISO Settings on the OM System OM-5 Camera

Here’s a guide on how to take full advantage of Auto ISO settings on your OM-5 with explanations on Upper Limit, Default and Lowest S/S settings in this guide.

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OM System OM-5 Camera Batteries & Charging

If you’re looking for a replacement or spare battery or alternative ways to charge the OM System OM-5’s batteries, here’s a rundown of options.

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OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm ƒ/4 Pro Zoom Range Examples

Here are some quick practical examples of the zoom range of the OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm ƒ/4 Pro zoom lens.

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Olympus OM-1 Camera Batteries & Charging

If you’re looking for a replacement or spare battery or alternative ways to charge the Olympus OM-1’s batteries, here’s a rundown of options.

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How to Merge MP3 and Other Sound Files on Mac

If you need to stitch together multiple mp3 files and merge them into a single file, here are two good options and quick guides on how to do it.

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OM System OM-5 Image Aspect Ratios

Here’s a master list of the aspect ratios for still images available on the OM System OM-5 camera.

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How to Format Memory Cards on the OM System OM-5

Whether you need to free up space on your SD cards or prepare a new card, here’s how to format SD cards on the OM System OM-5 mirrorless camera.

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OM System OM-5 SD Card Recommendations

The OM System OM-5 doesn’t come standard with a memory card as standard. Here are some practical recommendations on which SD cards make for good choices.

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO Lens Sample Images

Here’s a selection of images I’ve shot with the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO zoom lens to give a practical sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.

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Managing the Dual SD Card Slots of the Olympus OM-1

The Olympus OM-1 has two SD card slots. It’s not required that you fill both of them–the camera will work just fine with only one SD card. But there are advantages do filling them both.

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Aspect Ratios for Images on the Olympus OM-1

You can choose from among several options for the aspect ratio of photos on the Olympus OM-1. But there’s a catch worth knowing about.

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How to Format Memory Cards on the Olympus OM-1

Whether you need to free up space on your SD cards or prepare a new card, here’s how to format SD cards on the Olympus OM-1 mirrorless camera.

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Zoom Range of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO Lens

Here are some practical visual examples of the zoom range of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO zoom lens on an Olympus / OM-System Micro Four Thirds body.

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SD Memory Cards

How Much 4K Video Can 512GB Hold?

Looking to record 4K video? See how much 4K video fits on a 512GB memory card at various video bitrates. Calculate how much 4K footage you can get with this interactive chart and calculator.

64GB Memory Cards

How Much 4K Video Can 64GB Hold?

Looking to record 4K video? See how much 4K video fits on a 64GB memory card at various video bitrates. Calculate how much 4K footage you can get with this interactive chart and calculator.

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Convert Memory Card X Speed Rating to MB/s

Here’s a simple converter to convert memory card X speed ratings to the more conventional (and useful) MB/s number.

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Digital Camera Lens Angle of View Calculator & Charts

Here’s a calculator for the angles of view from lenses on digital camera sensors, as well as angle of view charts for common focal lengths. And an explanation of why the diagonal angle of view maters more than you might think.

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How Much 4K Video Can 128GB Hold?

Looking to record 4K video? See how much 4K video fits on a 128GB memory card at various video bitrates. Calculate how much 4K footage you can get with this interactive chart and calculator.

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Video Bitrate vs Memory Card Size Calculator

This simple calculator tells you how much video footage you can fit on a memory card.

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Understanding Mirror Lockup on DSLRs: What it Is & When To Use It

Mirror Lockup is a feature found on DSLR cameras, used to prevent mirror slap when shooting long exposures, with long telephoto lenses, or macro photography, as well as cleaning the sensor.

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What Does It Mean When a Lens Has an Aperture Range Like ƒ/4.5-6.3 in its Name?

Some zoom lenses have an aperture range like ƒ/4.5-6.3 in their names. Here’s what that means.

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Exploring Fast Lenses: What Is Fast Glass, How Does it Impact Photos, and What to Look Out For

Get to grips with fast lenses–what they are, how they work and why they’re so popular among photographers. Learn what defines a fast lens, the benefits of shooting with one, and good lenses to start with. Plus, discover some lens gotchas to watch out for.

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What is a Camera’s Focal Plane Mark?

Wondering what that odd, tiny mark you often see on the top of cameras is? It’s shown as a circle with a line through it. It’s the focal plane mark. Here’s what it’s used for.

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What is a Camera’s Hot Shoe?

Discover what the hot shoe on your camera does and find accessories to fit in it. From a physical mounting point to electrical connection, explore the basics of the hot shoe and why a cover is helpful to protect it.

Mbps vs MBps

Convert Megabits Per Second to Megabytes Per Second Calculator

Use this calculator to convert megabits (Mbps, Mb/s) to megabytes (MBps, MB/s) and vice versa. It’s useful for when you’re working with video footage and memory cards.

256GB Memory Cards

How Much 4K Video Can 256GB Hold?

Looking to record 4K video? See how much 4K video fits on a 256GB memory card at various video bitrates. Calculate how much 4K footage you can get with this interactive chart and calculator.

An Image Resizer for All Your Social Media Channels. And It’s Free!

Biteable’s free image resizer generates perfectly sized images for all your social media channels with one click.

What are XMP Files?

You often see XMP files next to photo image files. Here’s an explanation of what they are and why they’re there.

JPEGmini Pro Can Now Convert HEIC to JPG

A new feature of JPEGmini Pro adds conversion of HEIC image files to JPG.