For those who like to keep a handle on the new models of DSLR’s, here’s a very good review of the new Pentax K30. If I had a wish list for cameras this one would be at the top. In part because I already own a range of good quality glass for these cameras and the fact that its weather sealed. Its specification is only a minor … Continue reading Pentax K30 Review.
There has been much talk at the FujiFilm Talk forum at Dpreview and several other forums stating that Superzoom cameras such as the HS20 or the Sony HX100v are not capable of creating pleasing levels of “Bokeh”. For those new to the term this reference from Wikipedia is a good place to start. Essentially the word refers to the amount of background that is blurred out to help isolate … Continue reading Creating Bokeh With The HS20
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Fujifilm Finepix HS10 Fuji’s new top of the line bridge camera. My latest requisition. Is it a good as I had hoped? In short yes. I wanted a camera that looked and performed as close to a DSLR ( digital single lens reflex ) camera as money could buy given that the ceiling for the budget was $1000.00 NZ. I wanted as much flexibility as … Continue reading Introducing the Fuji HS10
After taking a number of photos the last time we were out with the cameras it became apparent that the Fuji s1000fd was not up to par. It was difficult to assess this out in the field from the LCD on the camera but I felt that what I could see was a little off. Next time we plan another photo excursion I will make sure we … Continue reading Fuji HS10 versus Fuji’s s1000fd … the image quality debate part 2
Examining The Competition. With the problems currently plaguing the Fuji X series and the general mediocre improvements with the HS30 where does that leave current or future Fuji purchasers. Is there anything out there that gives as much as you get as Fuji’s HS series does for instance? Well yes and no. It all depends on what you want or can forego if contemplating an alternative to let us … Continue reading Examing The Competition – The Battle for the long superzoom continues.