Autofocus

Sony NEX-5N firmware update 1.01 improves autofocus speed [video]

March 13, 2012
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Sony just released a firmware update, version 1.01 for their NEX-5N camera, which improves autofocus speed. The update doesn’t do much, here’s all it does: Enhancement of AF response: When subject distance changes enormously. Improved stability in certain camera operations: When setting [Lens Compensation: Distortion] “Auto” and [Picture Effect] “Miniature” at the same time. When […]

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Easy Ways to Get Stunning Photographs from Your Point-and-Shoot

March 5, 2011
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Maybe a DSLR camera is out of your price range, or maybe you are too intimidated by the myriad of knobs, buttons, and lenses that come with shooting with such a camera. Or then again, maybe you simply do not want to lug your prized camera to your son’s muddy soccer game, but still want […]

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Photo of the week: Flying Seagull (I think?)

February 4, 2011
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For this photo of the week I decided to go with a lucky shot I captured the other day. I think it’s a seagull, but to be honest, I was never really good at recognizing animals, especially those I don’t see too often. I was walking along the waterfront with my Nikon D7000 in aperture […]

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5 reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 11, 2010
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The new Nikon D7000 annonced a month ago is a very interesting looking camera for enthusiasts photographers and probably also newcomers to DSLR in general. But with a price tag of $1,199 at Amazon US and £1,029 at Amazon UK (body only), is it worth upgrading to Nikon D7000 if you, like me, already own […]

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Nikon D5000 – 15 Tips & Tricks [Video]

September 24, 2010
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I’m still very much enjoying my Nikon D5000 which I purchased in November 2009 as being the first DSLR camera I ever owned. But it does have a few flaws (depending on the user and the user’s need), for me they are: No auto-focus in live view video recording mode, meaning you have to manual […]

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Nikon introduces a new mouth watering DSLR camera: D7000

September 15, 2010
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Yesterday I was working myself to come up with reasons I do not need Nikons new 55-300mm VR lens. Today I got myself a much bigger task at hand because Nikon has introduced their new D7000 camera which has everything I miss about my current D5000. I can’t really cover everything about this camera in […]

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iPhone Free Week – Day 3: HTC Tattoo, Camera & Video Recording Quality

November 25, 2009
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Welcome to day 3 in my iPhone Free Week where I’m using only a HTC Tattoo running Android, instead of my trusty old iPhone 3Gs. Today, I also have a home-made video for you. Before we continue, please allow me to mention some of the previous posts in the iPhone Free Week series: iPhone Free […]

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