The hidden potential of all these MegaPixels

I received the Sony a7R IV for about a week now! What an insane machine! I have owned every generation of the a7R, and a7S. The a7R IV feels matured with an improved body, a better grip and far less mushy buttons. It took Sony a while but I think the ergonomics are actually decent […]


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The skewed world of YouTubers

I enjoy watching YouTube videos as much as the next person. You can find pretty much anything on YouTube these days, from how to unclog a toilet to learning about what nihilism is. Since I am a gearhead, I often watch camera reviews on YouTube. There are lots of YouTubers out there doing camera reviews, […]

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What does the Sony a6400 mean?

Sony released the a6400, basically a camera based on the a6300 with a flip-up screen, with the processor from the flagship a9 running on the new firmware that will make the AF one of the most sophisicated and advanced AF system on the market. Similar (but to exactly the same) functions will be introduced to […]

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Leica CL Street Kit with Summicron-TL23mm f2 ASPH. – Rationalizing an irrational decision

I have been on the fence about acquiring a Leica ASP-C camera for some time. One does not need to study the specifications for more than two minutes to realize that for the price, one can easily buy a Japanese camera for far better bang-for-the-buck. I have been casually following the second hand market to […]

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A camera someone should build

One of the great things with mirrorless cameras is that with a shorter flange distance, one is able to adapt lots of lenses on the mirrorless bodies. One of the most intriguing options out there is to adapt Leica M lenses on Sony mirrorless bodies. Initially, I used the Voitglander VM-E adapter. It doubles as […]

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Typhoon Mangkhut

The day before the arrival of the typhoon, HK was hot and very stuffy. And what a sunset we had! The morning of the 16th (2018-09-16), the Tyhoon hits. Hong Kong is darn lucky. By the time Typhoon Mangkhut reaches Hong Kong, the typhoon has weakened and it did not hit HK head on. Even then, the […]

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