Olympus OM-D E-M1X – One Year Later

– By Thomas Stirr This article provides a summary of some of the key points contained in my E-M1X Twelve Month Review. It is important to state upfront that the objective of this article is simply to share my experiences using the E-M1X. I am not suggesting that other photographers …

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Fujifilm X-T4 Slow Motion Video at 240fps – A Quick Look

Fujifilm X-T4 with 50mm F2 attached

Fujifilm has invested considerable resources into the X-T line-up in order to make it an attractive proposition for filmmakers. By adding 10-bit internal recording, 4K up to 60fps and dedicated picture profiles, the X-T3 and X-T4 have raised the bar in comparison to other mirrorless products, and Fuji’s colour signature is the cherry on top.

Among the improved features found on the X-T4 is the possibility to record 10x slow motion video, which is double the speed of the previous X-T3.

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Fujifilm X-Pro3 / X100V / X-T4 HDR mode – A Quick Look

Fujifilm X-T4

HDR is a popular technique in digital photography and over the years manufacturers have introduced various settings to help you make the most out of your camera. In this article, we take a look at the latest HDR tool introduced by Fujifilm on the X-Pro3, X100V and X-T4.

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Handheld Macro In-Camera Focus Stacking with Olympus OM-D E-M1X

By Thomas Stirr One of the interesting capabilities of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X is its in-camera focus stacking function. This feature allows a photographer to capture a range of focus stacked images and process them in-camera. The output is a jpeg file. Other Olympus cameras like the OM-D E-M1 Mark …

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Sony Eye AF for Animals – a6400, A7 III, A7R III

Among the various improvements brought to autofocus technology over the years, I consider eye detection one of the most interesting. Why is this?

Well, the explanation is quite simple: when you take a picture of a person, achieving correct focus on the eyes is essential. If the eyes are out of focus, even just slightly, part of the identity of the person being photographed can’t be read and as a consequence, the emotional connection the eyes transmit is lost. Of course there can be exceptions if the photographer is trying to communicate a specific message, but the general rule is that a good portrait must have the eyes in focus.

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