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Which Image File Formats Are Best for What?

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. Here’s a quick guide on which image files formats are best, when.

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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.

Online Photography Courses

Best Online Photography Classes & Courses

Whether you’re looking to brush up, dive deeper, or learn a new photographic skill, here’s a roundup of some of the best online classes and courses for photographers.

Sony a7R IV Sample Images

Sony a7R IV Sample Images

Here’s a collection of images shot with the Sony a7R IV full-frame mirrorless camera under different lighting conditions and with different settings to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.

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Sony a7R IV ISO Range Sample Images

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.

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Photos Taken with a Ricoh GR III Compact Camera

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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Fujifilm X-T3 SD Card Recommendations

To take full advantage of the power the Fujifilm X-T3 has to offer you’ll need SD cards that are fast enough. Here are some practical recommendations.

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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 speed tests of the fastest microSD cards.

JPEGmini Pro Review

JPEGmini Pro promises that their proprietary algorithm can dramatically reduce the size of JPGs with no discernible loss in quality. So I put their secret sauce to the test.

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.

How to Recover Photos from SD Cards

How to Recover Deleted Photos from SD Card

All those photos you took have disappeared from the SD card. The good news it that there’s still a decent chance of recovering them. Here’s what to do. Includes free and paid data recovery options.

Travel Tripod Reviews

A good tripod can sometimes make or break a great photo. Here are my hands-on reviews of some of the best travel tripods available.

Cloud Storage for Photographers

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.