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A time travel to understand why we, photographers, rarely need new gear but for a few good reasons

What this post is about I have  tested 35mm focal lenses bought between…. 1992 and 2020. What’s the point? To show that we can, and should, just come back to the basics. Yes, lenses are much better that what they used to be but don’t be fooled, it is always the same story because physics …

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Why modern Hybrid or DSLR cameras should have 5G

Introduction Smartphone cameras are getting always better, but it is obvious there will be for (more than) a while DSLR and hybrid interchangeable lenses cameras as many kinds of images kind cannot be shot with smartphones. However, one of the major very well-known limitation of these “non-smartphone cameras” is the lack of connectivity with the …

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Some tests about strengths and limits of modern smartphones cameras for an enthusiast photographer – Part 5: Controls and Ergonomics

Introduction In the part 1, I have introduced the purpose of the tests I am doing. In this 1st part, I have genuinely compared the Samsung S20 Fan Edition FG (“S20 FE” in this post) with an APS-C camera (Nikon Z50) and an old but respected full frame Nikon D750. The point of these tests is …

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Some tests about strengths and limits of modern smartphones cameras for an enthusiast photographer – Part 4: Portraits

Introduction In the part 1, I have introduced the purpose of the tests I am doing. In this 1st part, I have genuinely compared the Samsung S20 Fan Edition FG (“S20 FE” in this post) with an APS-C camera (Nikon Z50) and an old but respected full frame Nikon D750. The point of these tests is …

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Some tests about strengths and limits of modern smartphones cameras for an enthusiast photographer – Part 3: Panorama

Introduction In the part 1, I have introduced the purpose of the tests I am doing. In this 1st part, I have genuinely compared the Samsung S20 Fan Edition FG (“S20 FE” in this post) with an APS-C camera (Nikon Z50) and an old but respected full frame Nikon D750. The point of these tests …

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Some tests about strengths and limits of modern smartphones cameras for an enthusiast photographer – Part 2: low light conditions

Introduction In the part 1 , I have introduced the purpose of the tests I am doing. In this 1st part, I have genuinely compared the Samsung S20 Fan Edition FG (“S20 FE” in this post) with an APS-C camera (Nikon Z50) and an old but respected full frame Nikon D750. The point of these …

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Some tests about strengths and limits of modern smartphones cameras for an enthusiast photographer – Part 1

What this post is about I am an enthusiast photographer, which means I am not a Pro but I am fine to carry a few kg of gear just for the pleasure to take photos. And I am OK to spend hours just to try to make one good photo. I have been looking for …

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