Photography tips

An all-in-one is all you need

All-in-one lenses get a bad rap. They are often regarded as “cheap” lenses, with lower image quality. Amateur, right?

That’s not right. With the latest lens technology, everything else is becoming more and more sophisticated. This is true of Tamron’s 18-300mm f / 3.5-6.3, available on Sony E mount and Fuji XF mount. I had the opportunity to test this out a few months ago, and recently I had the opportunity to try it again.

Although All-in-one lenses like the 18-300mm are attractive to conventional shooters, they are also good for professionals looking for something lightweight, with a fixed width. I used the lens on my Sony a7 IV, bringing the focus width to about 27-450mm. I took it out of the photowalk with some friends, and photographed my hometown of Grand Rapids, MI. And by looking at the pictures, I was shocked at the quality I was able to take.

Wide or telephoto, 18-300mm is a good travel lens

Traveling with the Tamron 18-300mm is a breeze. It is lightweight, and gives you a range of focus that can literally capture anything you find in front of you! Also, it offers weather closure, which means you can walk with this lens no matter what Mother Nature throws.
Very good at photographing buildings

The thing I love about the Tamron 18-300mm is that it is perfect for photographing buildings. Whether you are looking to get a broader view or something closer, it provides the necessary flexibility of the structures.

I used it to photograph part of the floors, but also outside with a few glass structures. I focused on photography here, and the 18-300mm gave me everything I needed to photograph the event I had dreamed of.

Art that can often be compared to larger, pricier lenses

One thing that surprised me about the Tamron 18-300mm character brought to the pictures I took. Take the picture above, for example. Shooting at f / 6.3, you would not think you would be able to get smooth bokeh balls. But for sure, the Tamron 18-300mm managed to do just that. The depth of the pitch is absolutely amazing.

Using the APS-C lens on a full a7 IV frame meant that there was some noise present (as my megapixels were reduced to almost 14 MP), but the character is alive again here. If you were to show this image to a photographer – without looking at metadata – they would probably think that this would be a great lens. That is the reality that makes this lens work in many situations.

Much more than a beginner’s lens

The Tamron 18-300mm f / 3.5-6.3 is much larger than the starter lens. It has a letter, and it sounds obvious, without too many mistakes. Distortion is virtually nonexistent, igniting is minimal and chromatic deviation is not a problem. It has the features of a premium lens, and that makes it great for everyone.

Indeed, beginners may move to 18-300mm because of its price, size and variability of focus length. It’s a great way to shoot kids games. Great to photograph the holidays. Great for shooting holidays.

But it is also a powerful lens that can hold itself. If you want an All-in-one lens, look no further.

Photography trends

Creative Photography Trends to Follow in 2022

Trend awareness helps photographers understand their customers better, and helps advertisers find valuable items in stock that will help them stand out among competitors. It also allows them to discover a common language with their audience.

Photography (and other aspects of our lives) has undergone many changes this year. For example, a new spin on your photos, drone photography, and still life. However, there is a difference. Therefore, we have images and powerful AI programming as a trend from technological evolution.

In this article, we have summarized  key trends in 2022 photography. Use it as a guide to develop new ideas, wow your customers, and improve visual communication.

Photo Art Trends to Follow in 2022

# 1 Masks are everywhere

From the beginning of last year, accessories such as medical masks and respirators were introduced into our cabinets. When we go to the supermarket or down the street, we may encounter a variety of designs for these items. In a sense, it has become an additional source of information about the wearer, as well as a time symbol. As a result, photographers began to use the mask on their models as a creative tool.

stock photo mask stadium

# 2 Switch to straight images

The epidemic has accelerated some marketing and technology processes. For example, the dominance of mobile devices over the desktop when it comes to using the Internet. By 2021, it is even more important for the eCommerce type to have a mobile app and website focused, rather than a desktop-focused web platform. In addition, important social media platforms including TikTok, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc. are mobile first. This created the need to take specific photos.

stock photo view mountains

# 3 Increasing interest in the environment

Our hypothesis has recently been verified statistically. In recent months, Golden camera customers have begun purchasing nature photos.
This means that there is a lot of energy in the natural category of photographers. Taking pictures at length may not be an option in many countries due to confinement restrictions, but nature is always close to artists.

stock photo field nature spring

# 4 Your photos, family photos, and a few social photos

In these months, photographers have a hard time finding lessons for their artistic endeavors. To set up a secure outdoor or studio photo, you need to take a number of safety measures, which can be time consuming and not always easy. At the same time, if you want to produce regular visual content, you can use roommates, family members, pets, neighbors, and yourself as role models.

# 5 Nostalgic Vision

People love to take time with pictures. The generations of Y and Z, too, were known for their curiosity and love for decades (especially, the 60s and 80s). This is already evident in modern advertising, cinema, and fashion. Pictures of the beauty of the past are at the highest level of their popularity today.

And another tip – take the Cinematic Aesthetics course if you do not know where to start.

# 6 Powerful AI capture and editing

In many cases, clients in stock photography, or those who work directly with the photographer, are unable to distinguish a photograph taken using a reading machine, from that processed using a neural network. And that is why AI is so important to us: technology helps artists save time and effort on common tasks that do not require art.

# 7 Changing angles with drones

Capturing aerial photography remains a trend and a growing trend. It has recently become a photographer’s solution to social isolation law. What makes it even better is that the technology is cheaper over time, so modern professional photography drones are more affordable. As a result, aerial photographs are rapidly evolving. The list of ‘drone’ styles is expanded to include aerial fashion, sports, and wedding photography.

Wrapping Up

Photo trends give a glimpse of what is really important to the brands and its audience today. And they are a great start to developing visual ideas and strengthening your portfolio.

Based on the photo trends described above, we can conclude that 2022 is a good year for those who already have experience in natural photography, real life, and online photography.

The good news for everyone is that technology continues to evolve, and common tasks are less time consuming for photographers, thanks to powerful modern AI tools. And these are just a few things to take!

However, as you learn the trends, do not forget that creative images are not only marketable, but also your unique artistic perspective.

Photography Trends on Social Media in 2022

Creative industries are constantly changing, so are the images. Keeping an eye on the latest developments is essential for successful work. In particular, when it comes to digital media and communication systems. But some styles last longer than a month or even a year. They are short-lived and have a profound effect on how we see, photograph, and remember the world around us.

What kind of images will work in social media over the next twelve months? Continue reading this article for answers, as well as tips that will help you grow this important information in your career as a photographer, marketer, or content creator.


Shooting on film

Metaverse is coming, but the world of analogue is nowhere to be found. This is not a paradox, it is one of the global creative trends of 2022. Our new reality is where our future meets the past. Some have called film images not only subculture, but also the future of digital media. It takes an interesting and very accurate way to show how great a long-term practice is.

shooting on mobile

Take your pictures

Lockdown have forced developers to work within restricted limits. Like everyone else, photographers have been unable to reach other people, places, and titles for months in a row. And they have embraced this challenge by paying close attention to their location and creating their own images. Obviously, this genre is already a trend, but now it’s a total. Somehow, one can say that the photos you took have been returned, and we are here for you!

Celebrating diversity and inclusion

If you look at professional photos made for brands and media on social media 3 to 5 years ago, you will find a group of people who are almost identical. However, the situation is changing in the end! Companies and founders open up the opportunity to think about making a variety of and inclusive choices. They work with people from different backgrounds according to their age, skin color, gender, body type.

Going mobile

It’s no news that current cell phones have great camera capabilities, but it’s not just about that. Authenticity has become a major trend and has affected everything, including our relationships and visual content. When people see two high-quality photos, they usually know which one was taken with the camera, and they like it less than the one taken on the cell phone. They find it less attractive because they are often over-polished.


These are the latest photo trends you can expect to see on all social media platforms by 2022. In short, rely on mobile photos more often, prioritize natural beauty, and interact with people from different backgrounds. Now that you know the trends, you have everything you need to apply this knowledge to your creative and marketing work. Save this article and use it as a useful reminder throughout the year.


Is Fujifilm Growing Out of the Brand We Love?

Mount Fujifilm X is celebrating 10 anniversary this year – and in such a small natural environment, what they have been able to accomplish is amazing. Having said that, we acknowledge that recent years have not brought as much new art as we once thought. And some movements even left us wondering where the product was going.

Firmware Updates

Firmware is probably one of the most frustrating subjects in the Fujifilm community. Some film adaptations are limited to specific body parts. And if we understand the need for market segregation, the X-Pro 3 has not received much love since its launch despite being the most expensive on the list. Worse still, the X-T30 II is a huge departure from what we were used to.

Size and Weight

Coming from the 5D Mark III, the X-T2 was a piece of heaven. I can go on and shoot for a long time without cursing my heavy bag. Moreover, it was relatively simple, almost invisible, and it never called out “experts.” This is what it did for me.
These days, Sony can offer you a f2.8 trinity that competes heavily with Fujifilm while closing the sensor almost twice as big. If that’s a little rich in your blood, you can almost measure the depth of the field with a Canon RF f4 trinity (which makes your bag even easier on the same budget) or look at Tamron’s offering on the Sony FE mountain. A similar argument can be made while watching the Sigma series when processing primes.

The Fujifilm Superbowl is near. With the X-summit later this month, we already heard 40MP sensor reports. As much as I love megapixels, how many of us will actually benefit from a 40MP body that two-thirds of the lens would not really light up? An important part of the current system is the 16MP sensor designed and already showing limits on the current X-trans IV. Sharp lenses and reliable autofocus will do more for image quality than a soft and predictable DC car in the upcoming X-H2. We need more in that new LM glass.

I think 8k is meant to keep Fujifilm important in the specs race and attract new users. But I would love to see them speed up the refreshment of their lenses, especially the pro zoom as those lenses need to be smaller and give better details. I would love to be able to focus on them as honestly as I can on my Canon, tracking accurately and picking up a face where there is actually a face and not in the trees. I would love to have a standard 4k without pulse, fixed breathing, noisy DC motors, or IBIS. And PLEASE, I would like to see some of these X-H2 features delivered to both my X-T4 and my X-Pro 3 with firmware.

With a limited market share, there is little chance of you seeing Fujifilm compete with Canon and Sony in R&D and okay, they don’t. It used to be about a small package with user information. Fujifilm needs to get back to that. Let’s hope that while we are shooting new customers, they are not just separating from those who are already in the cage.


Aputure Launches New Products in NAB Show

NAB Show has announced the winners of the fourth annual Product of the Year Awards during a live awards ceremony on 26 April in Las Vegas. The awards recognize the most significant and promising new products and technologies exhibited for the first time at the 2022 NAB Show.

Winners were selected by a panel of industry experts in 15 categories. To be eligible for an award, nominated products had to come from companies exhibiting at the 2022 NAB Show and are delivered within the 2022 calendar year.

“The 2022 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards honor innovative breakthroughs that will change the way the media and entertainment industry creates, connects and capitalizes content,” said NAB executive vice president of global connections and events, Chris Brown. “This year’s winners can help storytellers at all stages of the content lifecycle meet the challenges of today and tomorrow and revolutionize the content industry.”

This year’s winners are:


Audio Production, Processing and Networking

  • Spalk: Virtual Commentary Studio
  • Audio Design Desk: Audio Design Desk


  • Sony Electronics: Venice 2
  • IO Industries: 8KSDI
  • IO Industries: Volucam 245D60
  • Canon: Canon EOS R5 C
  • Emergent Vision Technologies: Zenith HZ-10000G 100GigE 10MP 1000fps Camera
  • Insta360: Insta360 ONE RS
  • Arri: Arri Amira Live
  • AVer: AVer MD330U Series Medical Grade PTZ Camera

Camera Support, Control and Accessories

  • Canon: UHD-Digisuper 122 AF
  • Atomos: Atomos Connect (for Ninja V and Ninja V+)
  • Canon: Flex Zoom Lenses (CN-E20-50mm T2.4 L F/FP and CN-E45-135mm T2.4 L F/FP)
  • Emergent Vision Technologies: eCapture Pro Volumetric Capture and 3D Reconstruction Software
  • ARRI: ARRI Hi-5
  • Blueshape: GO7 Green Power Generator
  • Atomos: Shogun Connect
  • Cyanview: Rio Live
  • Zeiss: ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance Lenses

Graphics, Editing, VXF, Switchers

  • Noitom International: NoitomVPS
  • Zero Density: TRAXIS talentS
  • Stype: RedSpy 3.0 – ultra-high precision camera tracking
  • Brompton Technology: Brompton Tessera Software v 3.3

Location/Studio Lighting

  • Creamsource: Vortex4
  • Sumolight: Sumomax
  • Aputure: Light Storm 600c Pro
  • LiteGear, Inc.: Auroris
  • Aputure: amaran T2c
  • Aputure: amaran F22c
  • Aputure: amaran F21c
  • BB&S Lighting: BB&S Compact Fresnel (CFL) Light


  • Radio.Cloud: Radio.Cloud
  • WorldCast Systems: APTmpX
  • Xperi: Rapid

Remote Production

  • Vizrt Group NDI: NDI5
  • Net on Live: LiveOS
  • Cobalt Digital: Synchronized Multi-Stream Decoding with RIST
  • Studio Network Solutions: The EVO Suite
  • Bridge Technologies: VB440’s SR Live Metadata integration
  • TV Pro Gear: Digital Cinema Flypack
  • LiveU: Air Control
  • Advanced Image Robotics: AIR One
  • Chyron: Chyron LIVE
  • ftrack: ftrack Review
  • Panasonic Connect Visual Systems: AW-UE40/50 PTZ Camera Line
  • Nextologies: NexToMeet


Cloud Computing and Storage

  • LucidLink: LucidLink FileSpaces
  • Spectra Logic: Spectra Vail Distributed Multi-Cloud Data Management Software
  • M2A Media: M2A Connect Cloud Frame Rate Converter
  • OpenDrives: OpenDrives Atlas Core
  • DigitalGlue:
  • Cinegy: Channel-in-the-Cloud
  • Studio Network Solutions: The EVO Suite

Hardware Infrastructure

  • Seagate Technology: Exos Corvault
  • ABonAir: AB4000 – 4K Professional Wireless Link
  • Riedel Communications Inc.: MicroN UHD High-Density Media Distribution Network Device
  • Nextologies: DaVinci/HITC

IT Networking/Infrastructure & Security

  • Cobalt Digital: Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST) Main Profile Security Option for Cobalt Compression Line
  • Netgear: M4250 AV Line Switches
  • Storage Made Easy: SMBStream

Monitoring and Measuring Tools

  • VoiceInteraction: Media Monitoring System
  • Enensys: Stream Probe
  • Covatic: A-Type
  • Vela Research LP: Constellation OTT Turnkey & SaaS Solution
  • Tag Video Sytems: Media Control System (MCS)
  • Vela Research LP: Infinity
  • Atomos Limited: Atomos Connect (for Ninja V and Ninja V+)
  • Atomos Limited: Shogun Connect
  • Gaian Solutions: AI based ATSC 3.0 Spectrum Planning Tool
  • Mediaedge Corporation: QDCAM
  • Triveni Digital: StreamScope XM Monitor


AI/Machine Learning

  • DeepBrain AI: AI Studios
  • Eon Extract Corp.: Eon Extract
  • iSIZE: BitClear
  • Veritone: Veritone Avatar
  • Supermicro: Supermicro server certified with NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise software
  • Comcast Technology Solutions: VideoAI


  • AJA: AJA Helo Plus
  • Synamedia and 3SS: Data-driven Ultimate Android TV UX
  • Kalture and 3SS: Kaltura Advertising Suite
  • Atomos Limited: Atomos Cloud Studio
  • Amazon Web Services: AWS Elemental MediaTailor Channel Assembly
  • Unified Streaming: Unified Remix
  • Teradex: Prism Flex
  • Broadpeak:
  • Viaccess-Orca: VO Secure Player with Advanced Features

Asset Management, Automation, Playout

  • AnyClip: AnyClip
  • Eluvio: Broadcast TV’s First Major NFT Endeavor: The Masked Singer on Fox
  • Enensys TeamCast Inc: IPGuardX
  • Nextologies: Auto Commercial Detection (ACD) Technology
  • Titan TV: MediaStar 4

Digital Signage and Display Systems

  • StageConnect: StageConnect Pro
  • Sony Electronics Inc: Sony Spatial Reality Display
  • Planar: Planar CarbonLight CLI VX Series

Best Overall – Create
Sony Electronics: Venice 2

Best Overall – Connect
Voice Interaction: Media Monitoring System

Best Overall – Capitalise
AnyClip: AnyClip



DJI Mini 3 Pro

DJI Mini 3 Pro

The sub-250 g aircraft brings size, ingenuity and detail at a reasonable price


The DJI Mini 3 Pro is still young enough to make a name for itself, but it is slightly larger than its previous duplication. While the drone weighs up to 249 grams with a standard battery pack included, the wings are generally much larger than the original Mini, in particular, when the arms are extended to run. This provides additional control over the aircraft, and not only changes the drone profile when folded for carrying, so it is an acceptable design transaction.

DJI Mini 3 Pro drone

DJI not only refined the aerial engineering here, they also packed an impressive 1 / 1.3 inch sensor in the Mini 3 Pro, capable of capturing up to 48 MP in RAW format, and recording video in 4K high quality. up to 60 fps, with slow mode capturing 120 fps videos in full HD resolution (1080p).

The “Pro” also works with formats offered in the Mini 3 Pro: You can record video in D-Cinelike mode, which provides a wealth of color information to adjust your video’s color combination to your liking later in programs such as DaVinci Solution. This can give you an amazing cinema look if you think it comes with a small plane that easily fits in a jacket pocket.

Another feature of the “Pro” is DJI introduced in this size category for the first time: obstacle detection and avoidance. The Mini 3 Pro gets the company’s Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems 4.0, which means it is less likely to climb a tree to get it back because it is stuck in other branches.


At first glance, the Mini 3 Pro does not deviate much from the DJI route that was tested and tested for drone construction; it is a four-wheel-drive aircraft, most of which are composed of that central body, with flexible arms and a strong integrated gear. There are major obvious changes compared to the previous Minutes, however, including the front of the drone, where the standard bulbous overhang covering the camera creates a hammerhead-like look-straight camera with gimballed 24. mm-equivalent, camera -f / 1.7 below.

The DJI Mini 3 Pro compared to the DJI Mavic Mini

Note here about controller options – the Day 3 Pro comes with an automatic RC-N1 controller (although there is an option under control and saves a few dollars if you already have one), which is a good controller. your right, but what you need is to give the viewer a look in the form of your connected smartphone. The DJI RC package comes with that brand new controller, and if you’re on the phone, you should get the following: The DJI RC has a built-in display, and actually uses an integrated Android phone to work. DJI Fly app. It is a highly integrated and well-designed device, with good display quality and minimal headache when it comes to wiring with smartphone hardware connectors. More about DJI RC in the next section.


I have captured the image quality of the DJI Mini 3 Pro and filmed a few times, but in case it is not clear: This is more than just delivery.

The 48-megapixel images provide new levels of detail and print options, and RAW photography means you can get the most out of your still photography when you edit behind the scenes in programs like Lightroom. The images also have very little sound as they have been since the previous version of the Mini, due to the large sensor and the large pixel size in the sensor itself. Low light photography has never been a particular strength for these drones, but DJI has done a good job of prioritizing the development in that area in the Mini 3 Pro, and it shows.

DJI Mini 3 Pro JPEG from the camera, auto-settings

You can adjust the settings such as how fast the camera runs to filter the final product and compensate for the movement of the fun sticks, but out of the box the DJI Mini 3 Pro seems tuned to produce great results for a wide range of users.

As mentioned, the DJI RC control option also really enhances the game in terms of real drone flying experience. My main DJI drones head in the past was a very unusual thing to connect a smartphone to a controller, to make everything work smoothly and solve a good catch. DJI RC transforms that into a truly “functional” experience, and you can connect the controller to any WiFi network (which includes using the phone as a modem in your local phone) to keep both it and the current flight with firmware and aircraft. block maps. Photo quality and live video feeds are bright and excellent, visible even in direct sunlight, and it is not something you can stop once you have seen it.

Bottom line

Along with the increase in performance, the latest DJI Mini Drone has also received significant price strikes: The DJI Mini 3 Pro starts at $ 669, and that has no remote control. For $ 759 you will get a Mini 3 Pro and RC-N1 (which requires you to carry your phone). The best option is the most expensive, but I think that is what most people should consider – that is the DJI Mini 3 Pro and DJI RC for $ 909.

Sony A6500 Price

Review of Sony A6500

In this review of the Sony a6500, I will provide reviews and review the Sony a6500 specs. In addition, I will introduce a few other options and tell you if it is still worth buying.

The release date of the Sony a6500 was October 2016, but the Sony a6600 has since been replaced. However, the a6500 is still a powerful camera and an excellent choice for many photographers and videographers.

I have used it since 2018, mainly photographing and touring photos and videos. And I took thousands of photos and videos about it at the time. The Sony Alpha a6500 is still a high-end APS-C camera with no mirrors.

Sony Camera a6500: What You Should Know

The Sony Alpha a6500 is one of six mirrored cameras in the Sony A6 series. The a6300 and a6400 are mid-range options, while the a6500 and a6600 are high-end models.

Although the Sony A6500 is by no means a complete camera, it has some excellent features. Additionally, it is physically stable, captures 11fps (frames per second), and captures 4K video up to 30p.

In addition, it is a flexible lens camera that uses a Sony E-mount lens system. The standard kit lens is Sony E 16-50mm f / 3.5-5.6 OSS. (Note, I did not use a kit lens in this review. Instead, all sample images were taken in Sony Zeiss 16-70mm f / 4 OSS. A standard premium zoom lens that fits well with the a6500.)

Sony A6500 front of camera

Who is the Sony A6500?


As a top-tier camera without glasses, the Sony A6500 attracts many. Whether you are an expert or just starting out, it can easily fit into your kit.

It has much more advanced features than start-up cameras. Uploaded Medium Professional Features. And for professionals who have already photographed it with Sony’s camera system, the a6500 is a pretty lightweight backup.

Additionally, for anyone who needs a portable, high quality camera. Photographers for travel, travel, road, and country all come to mind. I am a hardworking and environmentally friendly traveler, and I get nowhere without my a6500.

Key features of the Sony a6500

Let’s take a look at where the A6500 exceeds expectations and where it falls.

Lens Mount and Compatibility

Like all Sony mirrorless cameras, the a6500 uses an E-mount lens system. It was first launched in 2010 and has grown significantly over the years.

Although the drawback was the lack of long-term lens interaction, there are now more than 60 native lenses. In addition, there are hundreds of external Sony Lens. Sigma and Tamron are two of the most well-known foreign companies, but they are far from the end.

Metabones Canon EF Lens to Sony E Mount T Speed Booster Ultra 0.71x II

Focusing Systems

Although not as fast as the a6600 (Sony prides itself on being the fastest in the world!), It is not far behind.
It uses a hybrid autofocus (AF) system with 425 points for difference and 425 points for class detection. Points cover the entire sensor and make the focus too much or too fast. With the help of Sony AI tracking technology, even high-speed courses come out sharper than ever.

Video Features

One of the main reasons why many choose the a6500 (I also included) its video features. While not as standard on video as other cameras, it is a powerful video camera in itself.

It has three video capture formats — XAVC S, AVCHD, and MPEG-4. It can capture video in 4K, 1080p Full HD, and 720p Standard HD formats within those formats. By all means, it has a maximum bitrate of 100MBps.

Sony A6500 video autofocus (AF)

Additional Video Skills

Autofocus acquisition category also applies to video, but AF-C is the only mode option. You can select a focus area on the LCD of the touch screen, or use the AF lock lock. In any case, there is a slight delay in locking the topic. That being said, when closed, it usually does a good job of tracking and capturing the focus area.

One of the best video features for beginners is the addition of nine photo profiles set. For experienced filmmakers, you can create and customize photo profiles to meet exactly your desired look.


Whether you buy a new or used camera, the a6500 still has a place in the world of photography. An amazing camera, suitable for beginners, professionals, and everyone in between.

While I wouldn’t say it is a professional camera, it can create professional level work if you are a travel or travel photographer. In addition, it is a suitable lightweight support camera for Sony experts.

With so many cameras coming out every year, there has never been a competition for the a6500. But with that being said, I feel confident that it will age well, and I will happily continue to use mine. I hope this review of the Sony a6500 will help you decide on your next camera!

Mirrorless camera

The best mirrorless camera in 2022

The best mirrorless cameras can do everything DSLRs do and more. They are well-suited for travel, thanks to their compact design, and video, due to their regular live photo shoot. But what should you get and how much should you spend?

Sensitive size is actually an important decision in choosing the best mirrorless camera for your needs. Here are the large size configurations available:

The best camera mirrorless is 2022

Fujifilm X-S10

The best combination of features, functionality and number of lovers

The Fujifilm X-S10 does not have external controls for the top X-series cameras, but that is the only thing we can complain about, and it is clear that this is not a ‘amateur’ camera. as its construction and handling quality stand out at the same time. Switching to normal dialing mode may disappoint Fujifilm fans, but the excellent conclusion, quality of construction and handling and installation of IBIS (body enhancement) gives this camera a very wide appeal, especially in the price range, producing perhaps the best combination of performance, quality and price. in the APS-C mirrorless camera market at the moment. It even has a rear screen with a different angle, which is another reason why we limit this new camera over our previous favorite, the X-T30.

Panasonic Lumix S5

Suitable for still and better video images, the full S5 frame is for sale with a different, wider 20-60mm lens lens.

The original Lumix S1 and S1R cameras are impressive and powerful but great. Panasonic has taken this and somehow (we are still not sure how) it came out with the Lumix S5, a camera that basically offers all the same thinking power as the 24-megapixel Lumix S1, but at a body weight of 300g. Below. It is also a spiritual next to the GH video-focused line, with very high quality video specs. It captures 4K / 60p 10-Bit 4: 2: 0 video, and in a flexible scenario, on paper only the Sony A7S III pro-level can make any claim to match or defeat it. Color science is well developed to create a beautiful image. Stills shooters can also use 6K image mode to successfully capture 30fps, making sure they don’t miss time. With full-frame integrated cameras moving, this is very difficult to beat, especially at today’s prices.

Nikon Z5

A full-featured frame camera with a fast-paced Nikon Z introduction without ecosystem mirrors.

Although Nikon did a solid job of completing the top half of his Z-list of glass-filled cameras full of the Z7 II flag, and even found a place to offer the deceptive APS-C with the Z50, it undoubtedly lacked access. -the level gate to the full frame. That came in the form of the Nikon Z5, a small stylish shooter that offers features of a full frame at an attractive price. With dual card slots and 4K UHD video it takes a few clues from professional bodies, though you can’t shoot anything more than 4.5fps. However, with full weather closure, five-stop photo stabilization and an amazing electronic viewer, anyone making his first jump to the full frame will find himself spoiled for features.

Panasonic Lumix G100

An integrated, portable and affordable MFT camera is perfect for blogging and travel.

One of the cheapest cameras on our list is one of the best for beginners, vloggers and travel photographers. For many of us, video is as important as still images, if not, and it is these vloggers and content creators Lumix G100 targeted at. It makes it easy to shoot high quality video and still images with its accessible button layout. Even people who are not interested in good video recording technology will be able to get results with this camera.

Nikon Z9

Probably the best camera Nikon has ever produced – and it also captures 8K videos.

Nikon may have been late for the game when he unveiled its state-of-the-art technology, without a mirror but the Nikon Z9 had to wait. It’s the perfect camera animal when it comes to video, it pulls out the Canon EOS R3 in the park. It is capable of recording 8K 60p or 8K 30p video with a maximum recording time of 2 hours. Nikon has decided to remove the machine cover completely which means the Z9 is capable of continuous shooting at 120fps and has a maximum closing speed of 1 / 32,000 which makes it suitable for photography for sports and birds. The Z9 is powered by Deep Learning AF which enables the camera to detect nine types: human eyes, face, heads and upper body; animal eyes, heads and bodies; and cars, planes, trains and motorcycles. It has 493 AF points similar to the Nikon Z7 II which looks impressive until you find that the Canon EOS R3 has 4,779 AF points.

Canon EOS R5

Professionals who need a do-it-all camera and video camera for any work to be done, here it is.

Like a still camera, the Canon EOS R5 is simply the best Canon product ever. Complete integration of EOS R form, EOS 5D function, and professional EOS-1D X professional autofocus. If you are a standing or mixed shooter flying between photos and video, it is one of the best cameras. you will never be happy to use it. Alas, we can not recommend R5 if the thing you are most interested in is video capture.

Sony A1

The Sony A1 is king of the hills – for now. Includes clarity, speed and specifications for offline videos.

The Sony A1 is everything Sony claims to be. It is a technological victory, a camera that can really do everything. Previously, cameras could provide video speed, resolution or video capability, but the A1 offers all three, and it even beats sports cameras and videos dedicated to their game. As it is, however, price is a major obstacle, and it will remain, and its appeal is limited to photographers who need everything it does, not just one or two of those things.

Canon macro lens

Best Macro Lenses for Canon

What are Macro Lens?


Lace lens lenses are designed to take close-up photos. While most people shoot close together without large dedicated lenses, the results will never be sharp and attractive.

So, what makes a lens a macro? For them to be considered as large lenses, they must have a magnification scale of at least 1.0x. That means the subject you are shooting — at least — is as much a camera sensor as it is in real life. If the size is greater than 1.0x, the images will be larger than healthy, and the positive details will be even more noticeable.

What is the best Macro Lens for Canon?

There are amazing Canon lenses in all lens systems and budgets. Keep reading to find out which Canon macro lenses are right for you and your camera! See our summary guide for Canon lens in advance if needed.

Canon EF 24-70mm f / 4 Normal zoom lens

Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM zoom lens product photo

• Best “Macro”
• Mountain: Canon EF
• Maximum Size: 0.7x
• Minimum focus distance: 38cm
• Filter width: 77mm
• Size / Weight: 83.4x93mm / 600g

The Canon EF 24-70mm f / 4L IS USM zoom lens is not a real macro. It has a dedicated “Macro mode” that enhances the magnitude of 0.7x and reduces the focus distance to 38cm. Like the zoom lens, it is much more than just a macro, however.

Canon MP-E 65mm f / 2.8 Macro Lens

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x macro lens product photo

• Excellent Growing
• Mountain: Canon EF
• Maximum Size: 5.0x
• Minimum focus distance: 24cm
• Filter width: 58mm
• Size / Weight: 81x98mm / 710g

Canon MP-E 65mm f / 2.8 1-5x macro special photography lens. Manual, the only focus lens with an unobtrusive magnification width of up to 5.0x. You can capture even the smallest detail usually hidden in a human eye while you are photographing it.

Canon RF 35mm f / 1.8 Macro Lens

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 macro IS STM lens product photo

• Best for Beginners
• Mountain: Canon RF
• Maximum Size: 0.5x
• Minimum focus distance: 17cm
• Filter width: 52mm
• Size / Weight: 74.4 × 62.8 mm / 305g

Although not a true lens, the Canon RF 35mm f / 1.8 Macro IS STM is one of the best options for beginners using Canon’s standalone stand-alone cameras. It is an amazingly flexible macro that works with portrait, landscape, travel, and large images.

Canon EF-M 28mm f / 3.5 Macro Lens


Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 macro IS STM lens product photo

• Excellent APS-C Mirrorless
• Mountain: Canon EF-M
• Max Magnification: 1.0x / 1.2x (Super Macro Mode)
• Minimum focus distance: 9.7cm / 9.3cm (Super Macro Mode)
• Filter width: 43mm
• Size / Weight: 60.9 × 45.5mm / 130g

Canon EF-M 28mm f / 3.5 macro IS STM is the only large dedicated lens designed for cameraless cameras in the Canon APS-C. Additionally, it is the world’s first lens with both autofocus and a built-in “Macro Lite” (LED lights).

Canon TS-E 90mm f / 2.8 Macro Tilt-Shift Lens


Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L macro lens product photo

• Leading Creative Macro
• Mountain: Canon E
• Maximum Size: 0.5x
• Minimum focus distance: 39cm
• Filter width: 77mm
• Size / Weight: 86.9 × 116.5mm / 915g

The Canon TS-E 90mm f / 2.8L macro is one of the coolest and most different macros lenses that I have ever used. The technology is impressive, allowing you to adjust the lens and move forward physically.

Canon EF-S 35mm f / 2.8 Macro Lens


Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 macro lens IS STM product photo

• Best Travel
• Mountain: Canon EF-S
• Maximum Size: 1.0x
• Minimum focus distance: 13cm
• Filter width: 49mm
• Size / Weight: 69x56mm / 190g

Canon EF-S 35mm f / 2.8 Macro IS STM is a compact and lightweight macro suitable for mobile and beginner photographers. Like the EF-S lens, Canon designed the APS-C DSLRs. But it will also work with glassless cameras in Canon with the help of an EF-EOS R or EF-EOS M. adapter.


As you can see, there are many beautiful macro lenses out there! While the Canon EF 100mm f / 2.8L is the largest macro lens of all Canon, exactly which macro is best for you will depend on a variety of factors. That includes what camera you have, your budget, and what you like to photograph.

As a great photographer myself, I want to help spread the love of this unique and reduced photography style. Lastly, this is why I made this list, which is why it is so important for me to help you find the best Canon lens!

Noise reduction in photography

How to Reduce Noise in Photography

Maybe you have a picture of a famous day. But when you later look at the pictures, they are green and soft. There is a lot of noise!

Good news! The photos are almost undamaged. There are ways to remove grain from photos with Photoshop techniques so that there is less noise.

This step-by-step tutorial will test two Adobe Photoshop denoise tools — the Noise Reduction filter and the Adobe Camera Raw filter. I will also show you how to use Photoshop Neural Filter for JPEGs and plugins designed to reduce grain and make the image clearer. But first, some background information.

orange butterfly with noise reduced in photoshop

What is Noise?

Sound makes your image look green. Small dots of light, sometimes colored, throughout your image. One of the main reasons for noise in images is high ISO.

Luminance Noise

Light noise is the most common type of digital sound. This type of sound looks like sand grains in your image. When you zoom in, some pixels appear to be brighter than others.

The queen in the picture was walking fast after dark. There was no other option but to upgrade the ISO to 6400 and fix the grain later after processing.

Heron with luminance noise

Color Sounds

Color noise is also called chromatic aberration or chrominance sound. When the separated pixels come out in the same color as green or red, you look at the color tone. Color dots do not match the other colors in the image.
Color noise is created when your sensor is hot. Even though I was on a tripod and shooting at ISO 100, this image has red and green dots of color because it was an 183 second exposure.

Shot of a bridge with long exposure and with color noise

How to Reduce Noise on Your Camera

Denoise tools are not the worst. Ideally, you want to make the most clean photo available with your camera. Start by lowering your ISO. High ISO introduces grain to your image.

You can also see grain if you lighten the shade too much. It helps if you use bright light to keep the shadows from getting too dark. This is the reason for the “right exposure.” The tops of your histogram should fit the right side of the graph.

How to Decrease Noise with Photoshop, Neural Filters, and Plugins

Sometimes, though, it is impossible to avoid the noise. For example, you should raise your ISO when shooting an action in a dark place. But now, there are tools that can help you to remove or reduce grain during processing.
First, let’s look at how to remove sound from a photo in Photoshop using two different filters. Then look at Photoshop Neural Filter and plugins.


Using the Minimize Sound filter, removing sound from your photo is easy in Photoshop. Or you can use audio tools in the Adobe Camera Raw filter. With these tools, you can reduce light noise and color noise. If Photoshop sound reduction tools are not enough, there are other denoise programs. Many work as plugins within Photoshop.
Details will be smooth after noise reduction. Measure noise reduction by keeping notes and structure. With all these Photoshop denoise tools in your hands and you know how to reduce noise in Photoshop, you can repair those damaged grain grains!