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 speed tests of the fastest microSD cards.
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.
Lightroom isn’t for everyone. Here are leading candidates for the best Lightroom alternative in 2023, including full-featured management and processing apps, RAW processing and image management, and the best free Lightroom alternatives.
All those photos you took have disappeared from the SD card. The good news it that there’s still a good chance you can recover photos from the SD card. Here’s what to do. Includes free and paid SD card recovery options.
Storing and backing up photos in the cloud is a great option as part of a broader backup system. But not every cloud storage service is a good fit. Here’s a roundup of some of the best cloud storage for photographers.
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.
Here are some sample images I’ve taken with the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM zoom lens, a versatile zoom for Canon EOS R series mirrorless cameras.
I’ve been out shooting with the brand-new Sony a7R IV, the full-frame flagship model in Sony’s mirrorless camera range. Here are some side-by-side examples taken through the ISO range from ISO 50 to ISO 102400.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Switch Between Autofocus (AF) & Manual Focus (MF) on the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO Lens
Is your Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO lens stuck on manual focus? It’s easy to fix, but Olympus does things a bit differently from other brands. Here’s how.
The Olympus OM-1 doesn’t come standard with memory cards, and some of its features require cards that are fast enough to keep up. Here are some practical recommendations on which SD cards to get.
The Olympus Tough TG-6 doesn’t come with an SD card as standard. So which should you get? Here are some practical recommendations for cards that are fast enough to take advantage of all the TG-6’s features.
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.
A camera’s hot shoe is the mounting point that you can attach a flash to on top of the camera. Crucially, it can transmit an electronic signal to communicate with the flash.
There’s a bunch of different image formats available, some old as well as many new ones. But it’s not always clear which is the best to use. JPG? RAW? HEIC? WebP? Here’s a quick guide on which image files formats are best, when.
If you’re looking to manually create WebP versions from JPGs (or any other image file formats, for that matter), XnConvert is free, multiplatform, and is especially good at handling large batches of images.
Whether you’re just starting to explore the world of off-camera lighting or are an experienced strobe user looking to try some new techniques, here are some of the best places to find online photography lighting courses.
We expect light to come in the front of the camera. Shooting with the lens cap on doesn’t tend to work so well. But we don’t always expect it to come in the back. Here’s a real-world example of light leak through the viewfinder.
You might have seen a new A1 and A2 speed ratings on some of the newer SD and microSD cards. So what do they mean? And when should you take notice of it?
Nearly 1 in 10 people who look at your photos are likely to perceive colors differently because of some form of colorblindness. Here’s a way to use Photoshop to simulate how your photos will look to someone who is colorblind.