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MAARTECH | Friday July 21, 2017

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Sony A9 at the races

June 29, 2017 |

Sony Canada regularly hosts Meetup events, sometimes for very small groups. I was lucky enough to be accepted for a meetup at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto to try out the burst speed and fast focussing of the new Sony A9 … Read More

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II detailed hands on review

June 8, 2017 |

I finally managed to get a loan of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II – a camera which really needs a much simpler name. And it arrived in time to join us on our Viking Rhine Getaway. This review is … Read More

Canon M5 detailed hands on review

April 20, 2017 | | 2 Comments

This is the first Canon M series camera I’ve reviewed, and I’ll admit to being totally confused by Canon’s naming/numbering system. In spite of the M6 and M10, the M5 is both the most … Read More

Fuji X-T20 Review

March 23, 2017 | | 4 Comments

Of the three cameras in Fujifilm’s January announcement, I was most interested to review the X-T20. Partly because I’d liked the X-T10, partly because I loved the X-T2, partly because it supported 4K video. … Read More

E-mount lens adapters

March 16, 2017 | | 2 Comments

In addition to my own interest, several viewers have asked about adapters to use older lenses on Sony e-mount cameras. I asked B&H if I could borrow a couple, and also asked Sony for their a-mount to e-mount adapter.

Here’s … Read More

Sony A6500 detailed hands on review in 4K

February 16, 2017 |

Loved and bought the A6000 after I reviewed it. Bought the A6300 sight unseen – not as good a choice. So, very interested to work with the A6500, which appeared very quickly after the A6300. I borrowed it from B&H.

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Winter Photo Expert Tips

February 9, 2017 |

Shooting photos in winter is challenging – I asked some friends to drop by the YouTube Space Toronto to share their tips.

Here’s some background on my guests (in alphabetical order), and where to find more information about them. … Read More

ZTE Axon mini 7 review

February 9, 2017 |

Full disclosure: I was invited to a ZTE media briefing. They gave me an Axon 7 mini. This happens more often than I expect, and honestly, after a few hours of playing on my wifi network to check it out, … Read More

Panasonic LX10 hands on review

January 27, 2017 | | 2 Comments

One more entry in the “tiny camera with one-inch sensor” ring – the Panasonic LX10. What sets Panasonic apart is not size but the extraordinary feature set which ranges from useful to interesting to gimmicky.

The photos, and their … Read More

Fuji X-100F hands on preview

January 19, 2017 |

There are not many perks to being a camera reviewer, but one is (sometimes) getting a sneak peek at a new camera before it’s officially announced. In December, Fuji lent me a sample of … Read More

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