Geek Articles

Guide to Photographing The Solar Eclipse on August 21st 2017

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On August 21st, 2017, a solar eclipse will be happening throughout the United States, which has created a lot of excitement and questions from our readers and customers. As a result, I wanted to put together a small guide on how to properly and safely photograph this incredibly rare event. Let’s get out and photograph […]

Sigma 24-70mm Art Series Review

Lenses and Optics

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art Sharpness Tests

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Sigma has been on an incredible run these last 5 years, releasing one amazingly sharp lens after another. They’ve made lenses no one has ever tried before and not only succeeded, they made them amazingly good on the first try. Their quality control has become as good as anyone’s, better than most. And their repair […]

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A Photographer’s Guide to Video File Structures

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Digital Single-Lens Reflective cameras have revolutionized modern photographer with their digital imitation of film. As the medium has transitioned forward, video has come into the equation, giving creatives new territory to explore their visions with digital cameras. Unfortunately, this comes with some caveats, particularly in a slew of compression standards, encoding techniques, and overall file […]

Sigma 14mm MTF Tests

Equipment

Sharpness Tests of the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art

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We’ve had a number of fun, new lenses to test this summer and one I was pretty eager to get to was the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art, for a couple of reasons. First of all, it’s a 14mm lens that has a wider aperture than f/2.8, and that’s certainly interesting. Second, it’s a new Sigma […]

Ultra High Resolution

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Experiments For Ultra High Resolution Camera Sensors

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GEEK ALERT!! Let’s be absolutely clear; this is not a useful article in regards to your technique. It won’t help your photography or videography become better. It won’t help you choose equipment any time in the next couple of years. It won’t provide any fodder for your next Forum War. It’s just a geek article that may interest […]

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