Hagia Sophia is old. Very old. The building that currently stands on the first of Istanbul’s famous seven hills dates back almost 1,500 years and has had a remarkable and colorful history. It’s also a beautiful place to visit.
Here’s a selection of sample images I’ve taken with the Sony 35mm ƒ/1.4 ZA lens, one of Sony’s high-end primes.
The Sony 50mm ƒ/1.4 ZA lens is one of Sony’s high-end lenses. On full-frame sensors it offers a normal perspective and is especially good for low-light and selective focus shooting. Here are some sample photos I’ve taken with it.
Wondering how useful the Fujifilm X-T2’s high-ISO settings are that go all the way up to ISO 51200? I shot some images to find out.
A selection of sample images I’ve shot with the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM macro prime lens.
How useful are the Sony a7r iii’s high-ISO settings that go all the way up to ISO 102400? I shot some images to find out.
The Sony a7r iii has a well-earned reputation for boasting an extraordinarily good sensor, and it has an ISO range from 50 up through 102400. I shot some real-world examples through the ISO range to see how the ISO settings compare side by side.
The Fujifilm X-T2 has an ISO range from 100 to 51200. Here’s a collection of sample images shot across the full ISO range to give an idea of how to performs in real-world shooting.
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 might not have all the bells and whistles of some other mirrorless cameras out there, but it excels are refined shooting pleasure.
Central America is where American school buses go to retire. In the balmy tropical climes of places like Guatemala and Honduras, they’re given a new, colorful lease on life.
Southeast Asia’s morning markets are much more interesting than the night markets. Luang Prabang’s morning market is no exception.
Ever fancied a pre-breakfast swim with turtles and manta rays? If you’ve ever had a hankering to get up close and personal with Australia’s extraordinary Great Barrier Reef, there aren’t many better ways than a trip to Lady Elliot Island Resort.
The Vietnam Military History Museum in central Hanoi celebrates the Vietnamese victories of the 20th century, first over the French and then the United States. And, of course, it presents a version sanctioned by the Vietnamese Communist Government.
Just outside Antigua, Pacaya is one of several active volcanos that make up the Central American Volcanic Arc.
When you think of Antarctica, you probably think of lots of white and blue. I was surprised to find that it’s a lot more colorful than that.
It’s one of the oldest–and from all appearances, richest–of the many pagodas in Sagaing. Sitting high on top of Nga-pha Hill, it was built in 1312.
That the Lemaire Channel is nicknamed “Kodak Gap” is a pretty good indication that it’s reliably scenic. When the conditions are right, it’s spectacular.
Here’s a detailed side-by-side comparison of the GoPro HERO (2018) and the HERO5 Black.
The new HERO (2018) and the HERO6 Black look the same, but there are a lot of differences in features and capabilities. Here’s a detailed breakdown of how they compare.
Here’s a rundown of the video modes that are available on the GoPro HERO (2018).
Here are some SD card recommendations for the GoPro HERO (2018).
If you’re looking to add polarizing or ND filters to the GoPro HERO5 Black or HERO6 Black, PolarPro has a 3-pack kit of snap-on filters specifically for these camera models. Here’s my hands-on review.
While there aren’t a lot of options for external batteries for the GoPro HERO6 Black and HERO5 Black, there are some. Here are the best options I’ve come across for powering your GoPro for more than a couple of hours at a time.
If you’re after an extended battery for the GoPro HERO6 Black or HERO5 Black that’s waterproof, the new Oumers Side Power is one of the few options available.
Wondering whether you can run the GoPro HERO6 Black with external power without having the internal battery installed? Yes, you can.
Here’s how to enable the Publish Services, Catalog, Folders, or Collections panels in the Library module if they’re not visible.
By itself, Lightroom can’t find duplicate photos. But here are a couple of plugins available that can add that functionality.
Here’s how to quickly delete rejected photos in Lightroom to help speed up the culling part of the workflow.
A guide to selecting multiple photos in Lightroom.
Both Lightroom Classic CC and Luminar 2018 now offer processing using AI, or artificial intelligence. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of their initial automatic one-click processing options.
Luminar 2018 is designed as a standalone app, but you can also use it alongside Lightroom. Here’s how to install and use Luminar as a plugin in Lightroom Classic CC.
The Auto tone function has been given a major overhaul in the latest update to Lightroom Classic CC (7.1) to use Adobe’s artificial intelligence network, Sensei, in an effort to improve the effectiveness of Auto tone. Here’s how it works in practice.
Lightroom’s white balance tools help reduce color casts. They can be used to neutralized any casts or break the rules and create an entirely new look.