Sony A7rII Announced - 42.4MP, 5 AXIS Stabilization, 4K Internal Video, 120FPS in 270p, 399 AF points! Crazy!

Sony finally announced the long awaited Sony A7rII and it's so packed in features that I'm not sure where to start. 42.4MP now with over 399 AF points and faster processing all while adding 5 axis in-body image stabilization and even 4k video internally.  No, that was not a typo at all, but I can hardly believe it either. Let's take a look!

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Lightroom 6 - Improved Performance and a Bundle of New Features

Lightroom CC (or Lightroom 6) was announced yesterday and comes not only with massive performance updates but also many long awaited features. Enjoy non-destructive panorama stitching, 32 BIT HDR merging to DNG, facial recognition, mobile support for Android, advanced video slideshows, better control of filters, and more!

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Zeiss "Batis" - New Lenses for Full Frame E Mount - Initial Thoughts

Today Zeiss announced their new line of lenses! The Batis lens line are the first solely Zeiss lenses (developed & distributed 100% by Zeiss) for E Mount that have autofocus, and in the case of the Batis 85mm f/1.8, optical image stabilization. The Batis 2/25 and Batis 1.8/85 also feature an OLED DOF scale and will be available in July according to Zeiss. 

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Basic Exterior Retouching - Video Tutorial - Luminosity Masking

This week I want to give you guys a quick glance at what goes into retouching an exterior shot. Watch this video to see how cloning, color correction, luminosity masking, and finally distortion correction can transform an exterior shot!

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Sony A7 Mark II - Initial Thoughts & Impressions

Today Sony announced the first ever full-frame mirrorless camera with 5 axis on sensor stabilization. Improving on an already solid camera, the Sony A7 Mark II also features an improved and enlarged grip for better ergonomics, 30% faster hybrid AF, XAVC-S video recording and more.

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Distortion 101 - Lens vs. Perspective

The concept of distortion is one of the most confused topics in photography. Most seem to group lens & perspective distortion together as one entity when in reality they couldn't be more separate. Learn how to correct each individually. 

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Sony A7r - 36MP With No Anti-Aliasing Filter!!

Extremely compact with absolutely no sacrifice in image quality. This is essentially a mini D800 with an improved sensor and more options for lenses. Use Canon, Nikon, Sony, Zeiss, and even Leica lenses! Enjoy focus peaking, NFC, WIFI, and many other features commonly left out on DSLR's.

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