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Nikon AF-S FISHEYE NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED lens

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.

Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens

Sigma 14mm ƒ/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens Hands-on Review

The Sigma 14mm ƒ/1.8 DG HSM Art lens is optically excellent and the only 14mm ultrawide ƒ/1.8 prime lens. But how does it stack up against Sigma’s own 14-24mm ƒ/2.8 zoom?

Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

Sigma 14-24mm ƒ/2.8 DG HSM Art Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens Hands-on Review

Here’s my hands-on review of the Sigma 14-24mm ƒ/2.8 DG HSM lens for full-frame DSLRs. I’ve found it to be optically excellent and great fun to shoot with.

OM System OM-5 Mirrorless Camera

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

Cloud Storage for Photographers

Storing and backing up photos isn’t the most exciting part of photography, but it is crucial. And a cloud-based solution is now a good option. But not every cloud storage service is a good fit. Here’s a roundup of some of the best cloud storage for photographers.

Fastest microSD Cards

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 speed tests of the fastest microSD cards.

SD Memory Cards

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.

Lightroom Alternatives in 2023

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.

Fujifilm X100V Camera SD Memory Cards

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 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.

Olympus OM-1 - OM System OM-1 Mirrorless Camera

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.

Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Zoom Lens Sample Images

Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Zoom Lens Sample Images

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.

Olympus OM-1 - OM System OM-1 Mirrorless Camera

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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OM System OM-5 Mirrorless Camera

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.

OM System OM-5 Battery BLS-50

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.

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

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.

Olympus OM-1 - OM System OM-1 Mirrorless Camera

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.

How to Merge MP3 and other Sound Files on Mac

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.

OM System OM-5 Mirrorless Camera

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.

OM System OM-5 Mirrorless Camera

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.

OM System OM-5 SD Cards

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.

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

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.

Olympus OM-1 - OM System OM-1 Mirrorless Camera

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.

Olympus OM-1 - OM System OM-1 Mirrorless Camera

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.

Olympus OM-1 SD Cards

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Olympus OM-1 SD Cards

Olympus OM-1 SD Card Recommendations

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.

Olympus TG-5

Olympus TG-6 SD Card Recommendations

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.

Basics.Photography

Bangkok City View at Night

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.

Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 Contemporary Telephoto Zoom Lens

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.

Fishermen on Galata Bridge Istanbul

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.

Focal Plane Mark Camera

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.

Camera Hot Shoe

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.

A Free Image Resizer for All Your Social Media Channels

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.

How to Convert JPG to AVIF with Squoosh

Squoosh is a great tool for experimenting with AVIF files and other next-generation image formats.

What are AVIF Images?

AVIF is a new image format that has ambitions to take over the web. Here’s an explanation of what it is and how to work with AVIF image files.

WebP Image File Format Header

What Are WebP Images?

Here’s a straightforward explanation of what WebP image files are, when to use them, and how to convert them.

Image File Formats Header

Which Image File Formats Are Best for What? Photography Edition

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.

How to Convert JPG to WebP with XnConvert

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.

Nikon D7500 Sample Image

Best Photography Lighting & Flash Online Courses

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.

Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM Lens

F Stop Chart – Lens Apertures for Full Stops, 1/2 Stops & 1/3 Stops

This F Stop Chart shows full stops, 1/2 stops, and 1/3 stops when setting the aperture of digital camera lenses.

sun flare through viewfinder

Keeping the Wrong Kind of Light Out of the Camera

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.