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MAARTECH | Saturday August 18, 2018

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New Media, Tech and Maarten

Insta360 One Everything you need to know demonstrated

November 24, 2017 |

There’s a lot of attention paid to 360 – including by YouTube who is encouraging Creators to embrace this new capability. As I thought about the potential, I wasn’t sure. Then Insta360 offered to send me a 360 camera …

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Sony RX10 IV review

November 17, 2017 | | 2 Comments

For the RX10 IV, I reached out to B&H Photo, who were happy to lend me one as part of their affiliate program. That gave me a little more time to fully appreciate and try to features.

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Camera terms, explained

October 5, 2017 | | 4 Comments

From time to time, someone says to me that my videos are not in English. Here’s a start to building a vocabulary to understand what photographers are saying.

Behind the scenes:

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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.

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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

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