De PEN-F a Barcelona

Feriado em Portugal, dia de trabalho em Espanha. Reunião de consultores do Olympus Professional Program na sede ibérica da marca, em Barcelona. Porque o voo era de madrugada, jantar na Taberna do Xisto em Santa Maria da Feira, dos meus amigos Fernando e Ana Paula – delicioso com sempre… Esta malta sabe como confeccionar iguariasContinue a ler “De PEN-F a Barcelona”

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II – Performance excepcional a ISO elevado

Um dos mitos mais frequentes com que me tenho deparado desde que me tornei utilizador Olympus é a alegada performance da OM-D E-M1 Mark II em ISO elevado. Diz-se, lê-se, que este é o Calcanhar de Aquiles do sistema. Nada como testar, em situações reais de trabalho, quais os resultados que o sistema produz quandoContinue a ler “Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II – Performance excepcional a ISO elevado”

Digital manipulation – What is and what isn’t

Digital manipulation – what is and what isn’t? Beyond ethics, what can we really consider as acceptable nowadays? Before we speak about manipulation let’s not forget pure and plain lies. Many photographers have been caught lying about location, context, subject manipulation on their photographs – beforehand this is about ethics, has nothing to do withContinue a ler “Digital manipulation – What is and what isn’t”

Review of the Profoto A1 – The Future in Mobile Flash? By Tina Eisen, Lens Rentals blog

A couple of months ago I got my hands on the newest addition to the Profoto family, the Profoto A1. The first on-camera flash of the Swedish brand, which can be doubled up as an off-camera flash and as an air remote with built-in TTL for triggering additional A1 units, as well as the otherContinue a ler “Review of the Profoto A1 – The Future in Mobile Flash? By Tina Eisen, Lens Rentals blog”

Weather sealed does not mean waterproof, Richard Butler (DP Review)

It shouldn’t need saying, but weather resistant, weather sealed and environmentally sealed do not mean waterproof. A cursory glance at your warranty should make this clear: no matter how good a reputation your brand has, if it isn’t covered by the warranty, you’re in ‘at your own risk’ territory. Roger Cicala’s latest blog post overContinue a ler “Weather sealed does not mean waterproof, Richard Butler (DP Review)”

Pixel peepers, how much resolution do you really need?

How Much Resolution Do You Really Need? By Bing Putney on October 11th 2016, SLR Lounge   The spec sheets on today’s flagship digital cameras are impressive to say the least. Nikon offers 36, Sony 42, and Canon’s 5DS a staggering 51 megapixels. And that’s just right now, and that’s not touching the likes ofContinue a ler “Pixel peepers, how much resolution do you really need?”

GFX 50s First Impressions

Unlike the vast majority of texts I’ve read over the last month or so this is not an article to let you know how awesome the GFX files are when it comes to detail, dynamic range, low noise and the lot – we already know that and to be honest it is a bit silly toContinue a ler “GFX 50s First Impressions”

The ultimate Fujifilm X Series Lenses comparison

Fujinon XF 16-55mm f2.8 R LM WR versus four Fujinon primes: 16mm f1.4, 23mm f1.4, 35mm f1.4 and 56mm f1.2 We all know the commitment Fujifilm has to provide the best lenses one can have. We also know, as a rule of thumb, that zooms are for versatility and primes for optical quality and imageContinue a ler “The ultimate Fujifilm X Series Lenses comparison”