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Nikon D500 Hands-On and Opinion

If you are interested in this camera, please consider buying through my Amazon.com affiliated links. They help me out at no cost to you: Features of note: The first thing I noticed was how robust it feels compared to my D750. It’s certainly another level above. The layout is in the style of Nikon’s most advanced line of cameras. Memory cards are XQD and SD, I understand the XQD support, … Continue reading

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Sony DSC-HX80 Hands-On and Opinion

If you are interested in this camera, please consider buying through my Amazon.com affiliated links. They help me out at no cost to you: https://amzn.to/2I9cUqc Features of note: This is a compact 1/2.3 inch sensor camera with a 24-720mm equivalent lens with an 18.2mp lens. It’s solid in the hands, very compact for what it includes. A flip-up screen for selfie photos and videos. The battery is a NP-BX1 X-Type … Continue reading

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Nikon Red D3400 Hands-On and Opinion

Nikon D3400 (Red): An entry level APS-C camera for everyday photography at an entry level price. If you are interested in this camera, please consider buying through my Amazon.com affiliated links. They help me out at no cost to you: https://amzn.to/2Ifnfo5 Features of note: A lower cost traditional DSLR with an APS-C sensor. The red color is pretty neat. It has a nice reflective sheen. It should be consistent and … Continue reading

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Sony A9 Hands-On and Opinion

Sony A9: The professional level full-frame mirrorless camera. If you are interested in this camera, please consider buying through my Amazon.com affiliated links. They help me out at no cost to you: https://amzn.to/2HTDAPF Features of note: 24mp full-frame sensor (35.6×23.8mm) Fast sensor readout with a silent electronic shutter (lower chance of a rolling shutter effect compared to other cameras of this time period). Compact yet competes with anything else currently … Continue reading

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Hands on with the Pentax K-30

I was able to have a brief hands on with the new Pentax K-30 camera body at Camera Craft Inc. in Rockford, Illinois. Here are a few photos of the camera: My overall impressions: – The camera feels a lot more solid than I expected it to be. Of course, the casing is all plastic, but it has a solid feel to it. From what I can recall from the … Continue reading

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