tips and tricks

Category for advanced manuals with tips, tricks and a full menu run-through for mirrorless cameras from Sony, Fuji, Canon, Nikon, Samsung, Panasonic, Olympus, Ricoh/Pentax, Sigma.

Instagram quality upload

Best quality photo export for instagram

Best quality photo export for Instagram Loading… Introduction Instagram is a mobile photo-sharing and social networking platform. You can share pictures and videos with other users and repost automatically to Facebook. This mobile-only app allows you to add a bunch of retro filters and effects. Some Instagrammers have problems with maintaining quality when posting to …

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How to detect dirt on my Sony A7r II sensor, and how to clean it

How to detect dirt on my Sony A7r II sensor, and how to clean it

How to detect dirt on my Sony A7r II sensor, and how to clean it Introduction If you own an interchangeable lens camera, you’ll inevitably get dust and dirt particles on your sensor after a while. Whether it’s dust from the environment, oil from moving parts, fibers from a cleaning brush or even an inadvertent fingerprint, …

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Sony Rx10 Ii Manual

Sony RX10 II setup, tips and tricks, mirrorless camera guide tips tricks

Sony RX10 II setup, tips, and tricks Introduction The Sony DSC-RX10 II is the best bridge camera currently available. It features a unique 1″ type stacked 20MP CMOS sensor, 4K video recording, and improved readout speed thanks to a new DRAM chip. The body design and lens specs remain in line with the RX10, including a …

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Long Exposure Landscapes with the Fujifilm X-T1 and X-E2

Long Exposure Photography with the Fujifilm X-T1 and X-E2

Long Exposure Photography with the Fujifilm X-T1 and X-E2 Introduction Long exposure photography has been around since the first cameras were invented. Indeed, to capture an image on silver plated copper (the so-called Daguerreotype camera), an exposure of several minutes was necessary. It’s interesting to look at the ghostly images of cities from that era, …

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Fujifilm X-T1 firmware version 4.00

Fujifilm X-T1 firmware version 4.0 advanced autofocus manual

Fujifilm X-T1 firmware version 4.0 advanced autofocus manual Features The new AF system in the Fujifilm X-T1 and X-T10 adds Zone and Wide/Tracking options to the existing 49-point Single Point mode. This improves focus performance when shooting moving subjects and helps you to capture perfect photos when the subject is moving across the 77-point AF …

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Nx500

settings, tips and tricks for the Samsung NX500

Samsung NX500: tips and tricks Introduction The Samsung NX500 is the company’s low-cost version of the NX1. It features the same APS-C BSI sensor, yet with a smaller buffer and slower processing times and no incorporated viewfinder. Nonetheless, this is a very capable camera, especially if you’re a JPEG shooter and don’t need the features …

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enable hss

Fujifilm enable HSS: Meike and Nissin

Fujifilm enable HSS: Meike and Nissin: Meike and Nissin  Introduction One of the most requested features for Fujifilm X-mount cameras is to enable HSS (high-speed flash sync). The ability to use your flash at shutter speeds faster than the camera’s native sync opens up a wealth of creative flash techniques with fast lenses at large apertures. Fujifilm …

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