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Equipment

Investigating the Canon R5 Heat Emission

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ADDENDUM: I should have mentioned in the text, all testing was done at 73°F (22.75C) ambient temperature.  Lots and lots of people are talking about Canon R5 heat cut-offs. The discussions range from technical discussions about heat generation, cooling methods, and firmware protocols to strident conspiracy theories. I only know a little bit about heat: Electronics […]

Taking Apart Canon R5

Equipment

Taking Apart the Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera

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Let’s get one thing out of the way in the first sentence. If you’re here to understand the mysteries of thermal flow in the Canon R5 I can tell you everything I know without doing a teardown: It’s small, it’s weather-sealed, and photo-body cameras have limited ability to get heat out of the camera. I am […]

Repairing the Fuji GFX100

Geek Articles

The Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Salt Water Teardown

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So today is “Every Dark Cloud Has a Silver Lining Day.” The dark cloud involves a Fujinon GFX100 medium format camera that went out on rental, got used in a dive housing, and ‘suddenly died for no reason.’ Except on further investigation, well, maybe it got a little wet, but just a bit, but it […]

ISO Explained in Digital Photography

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Photography Fundamentals – How ISO Changes Your Photos

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In recent weeks, I’ve started posting some fundamental articles on how to use your camera if you’re starting out. In the past couple weeks, we’ve discussed both how aperture affects your images, and how shutter speed changes your images, so today, we’re going to cover the final piece to that equation, with ISO. But as […]

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