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Sony A900

The 24.6 megapixel Sony A900 digital SLR is compared with Canon’ top-of-the-line 21.1MP EOS 1Ds Mark III. A field report including two comparisons with the Canon 1Ds Mark IIII, example images in color and black and white, and the Zeiss ZA 135mm f/1.8 Sonnar. Anti-Shake (SteadyShot) is assessed, as is noise behavior..

Hasselblad H4D 50 Megapixel Medium Format DSLR

How does Hasselblad’s 3rd generation medium format entry measure up?.

Dell 4K UltraHD UP2414Q

A jaw-dropping visual experience for video or stills..

NEC Wide-Gamut Displays for Photographers

See the color that is really there!.

The Apple Mac Pro

[ARCHIVE] Various considerations for buying a Mac Pro..

Ask Lloyd Chambers

Questions and answers on photography and computers and more..

Grab Bag

Various articles..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-06-04 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: Everything I Want... but Truly High-End and Unaffordable for Most

2019-03-21 The New 2019 iMac 5K for Photographers

2019-03-10 Reader Comments: Just How Does the 2018 Mac mini Pan Out When Deploying for Professional Use?

2019-02-28 Reader Question: Moving from a 2010 Mac Pro to Newer Mac such as 2018 Mac mini (UPDATED with Reader Comments)

2018

2018-11-23 Black Friday Deals at OWC

2018-03-07 iMac Pro 18-core Rocks Delivers Unprecedented Performance Gains for Adobe Lightroom, Trouncing the 2017 iMac 5K

2018-03-07 Lots of Shootouts: 2017 iMac Pro 18-core vs 2017 iMac 5K

2018-02-27 Thinking About the Apple iMac Pro? Caution Advised

2018-02-14 What Can an iMac Pro 18 Core Do? Coming Next Week to Find Out

2018-01-15 What Can an iMac Pro 18 Core Do?

2018-01-15 Helicon Focus 7.0: Huge Improvement in Scalability for High Core Count Machines

2018-01-13 Switched back to 2017 iMac 5K from iMac Pro 10-Core: iMac Pro a Net Losing Proposition for Me

2018-01-13 $1000 Off Apple iMac Pro at Micro Center

2018-01-12 iMac Pro: Speed with Helicon Focus

2018-01-12 2.5K or 4K or 5K Display for Image Editing and Viewing?

2018-01-09 Switched to 10-Core iMac Pro for Daily Work

2018-01-09 How Fast is the Apple iMac Pro for RAW File Conversion?

2018-01-08 Thoroughly TESTED: Apple iMac Pro vs 2017 iMac 5K and Others

2018-01-07 Testing the Apple iMac Pro + macOS Compatibility Issues with Zerene Stacker and Iridient Developer

2017

2017-12-29 iMac Pro in Stock at B&H Photo + Year-End Deals

2017-12-29 Buying an iMac Pro or iMac 5K + iMac Pro in Stock at B&H Photo

2017-12-28 Reader Question: Connecting a Mini DisplayPort or DisplayPort Screen to the 2017 iMac 5K or iMac Pro (or 2016/2017 MacBook Pro)

2017-12-28 Apple iMac Pro 10-core Coming for Review/Comparison vs 8-core and 2017 iMac 5K

2017-12-27 Reader Comment: Viewing Images on iMac 5K

2017-12-27 OWC Unboxing Videos for iMac Pro, Teardown to Follow Soon

2017-12-27 OWC Tears Down the 2017 iMac Pro, Announces Future Memory Upgrade Programs

2017-12-21 Internal SSD Too Full in your 2013 Mac Pro, 2013-2015 Macbook Pro?

2017-12-20 iMac Pro Models for Photographers

2017-12-14 iMac Pro: Pricing and Thoughts

2017-12-13 iMac Pro: Downclocked CPUs

2017-12-05 HDMI 2.1 Delivers Awesome Features, like up to 10K Displays

2017-11-25 OWC Black Friday Door Busters end Sunday Nov 26

2017-11-25 Dealing with macOS HighSierra: Don’t Use It

2017-11-24 Reader Comments on my “Why I Probably Will Never Buy a Mac Pro Again” post: More CPU Cores and Dual GPUs vs Single GPU (and performance with PhaseONE CaptureOne Pro)

2017-11-23 Why I Probably Will Never Buy a Mac Pro Again

2017-11-22 Black Friday DoorBuster Deals at OWC

2017-11-20 Ordered a 2017 iMac 5K: Why Now and what about iMac Pro?

2017-11-11 Reader Question: Best Mac if Buying Now

2017-06-15 New Apple MacBook Pro, iMac 5K

2017-06-15 Deals on Apple Macs

2017-06-10 Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Display is Shipping, Dec 2017 iMac Pro Already Behind the Curve

2017-05-19 Big Discounts on Mac Pro and iMac 5K

2017-05-05 Great Deals on 10 Core Mac Pro

2017-05-03 Reader Question: 30-bit Color

2017-04-11 Which is faster for RAW File Conversion, CPU or GPU?

2017-03-06 OWC Nearly Doubles PCIe SSD Performance with Accelsior Q — great choice for big Photoshop Files and/or Lightroom catalog space

2016

2016-12-30 Bought the 2015 MacBook Pro: Best Model for My Usage at a Big Savings

2016-11-26 Black Friday Specials, Links (updated @ 16:50 PST Nov 26)

2016-08-10 Deals at MacSales — 6 Core Mac Pro, iMac 5K, and More

2016-05-13 OWC Weekender: Deep Discounts on Apple Mac Pro and Memory

2016-05-09 Photoshop CC 2015 Now Uses all the CPU Cores for RAW-File Conversion

2016-05-05 FOR SALE: 2009 Mac Pro with NEC 30-inch display

2016-05-03 B&H Photo Mother’s Day Specials

2016-04-17 Using 8TB Hard Drives in Older Mac Pro

2016-03-01 Photography / Videography: Enhancing your iMac 5K (or Mac Pro)

2016-01-27 What’s the Best Way to Enjoy Images at their Finest?

2015

2015-12-29 iMac 5K (Late 2015): Sheer Viewing Pleasure in the Fastest Mac Available

2015-12-28 End of the Year: 3 Days Left for Small Business to Write off that new Computer, Camera, etc

2015-12-17 Why I Use Three NEC Displays on Mac Pro

2015-12-03 Photoshop CC 2015 Latest Release: Show-Stopper Drawing Bug (UPDATE: fix coming)

2015-12-02 iMac 5K vs Mac Pro: PhotoZoom Pro

2015-12-01 iMac 5K (Late 2015): Bridges the Gap to the Mac Pro—It’s a Keeper

2015-11-23 iMac 5K (Late 2015) with 64GB: a Good Option for Many Photographers

2015-11-21 Apple iMac 5K Trounces 3.3 GHz 8-Core Mac Pro on my Most Important Job in Photoshop

2015-11-21 Apple iMac 5K Color Gamut Discussion

2015-11-20 Apple iMac 5K vs 8-Core Mac Pro: iMac is Looking Darn Good

2015-11-10 Finding Deals on Cameras, Lenses, Macs or anything else at B&H

2015-11-05 My Computer and Storage Wish List at B&H Photo

2015-09-24 Save About $830 on a 6-Core Mac Pro + Special Additional Discount on Pro Bundle

2015-09-02 Finding Deals on Cameras, Lenses, Macs or anything else at B&H

2015-08-27 DEAL: 2013 Mac Pro + SPECIAL BUNDLE DISCOUNT (“sweet spot” for photography )

2014

2014-12-26 Year End Computer Purchases: Consult

2014-12-21 Last Minute Deals: Discounted Mac Pro, Deal Zone, and Oatmeal

2014-12-20 Server Changes in Place

2014-12-04 On the Road: a 1TB Bus-Powered SSD for Backup

2014-12-04 B&H Photo: Apple Mac Pro for $2599, Hasselblad Price Plummets

2014-11-14 Mac Pro Workhorse

2014-11-04 iMac 5K: More Tests vs Mac Pro

2014-10-31 Fastest iMac 5K vs the Fastest Mac Pro

2014-09-03 B&H Photo Promo Code Deals

2014-05-26 How to Configure the 2013 Mac Pro

2014-05-24 Dell UP2414Q 4K UltraHD Display on 2013 Mac Pro (Triple Display Setup)

2014-05-14 Transcoding Panasonic GH4 UltraHD 4K Video to 1080p: 2013 Mac Pro with Final Cut Pro and QuickTime

2014-03-06 Fujifilm X-T1 and 56mm f/1.2 XF Lens

2014-03-06 2013 Mac Pro: Total System Configuration

2014-01-29 Sony CMOS 44 X 33mm Medium Format Sensor: Will It Go Into a Sony Camera?

2014-01-29 FOR SALE: the MPG 12-core 3.33 GHz Mac Pro with 80GB

2014-01-18 2013 Mac Pro Tests: Lightroom, Photoshop, Aperture, and More

2014-01-17 PhaseOne CaptureOne Pro: GPUs are 3X Faster than CPU on 2013 Mac Pro

2014-01-15 2013 Mac Pro for Photography: How Fast is It?

2014-01-08 In Stock at B&H: 6-core Mac Pro

2013

2013-12-24 Worth Converting to a New Mac Pro?

2013-12-19 2013 Mac Pro: What I ordered and Why

2013-12-18 Richard Franiec grip for Panasonic GM1

2013-12-18 2013 Mac Pro Buying advice

2013-06-13 Thoughts on Switching from Current Mac Pro to the Late 2013 Mac Pro

2013-06-11 The New Apple Mac Pro

2013-03-20 Sigma Photo Pro: Unacceptable Stability

2012

2012-11-12 Which is Faster with Photoshop CS6? 12-Core or 6-Core Mac Pro?

2012-10-24 Which Apple Mac for Photographers?

2012-07-30 Why I NEED 80GB Memory in my Mac Pro: Photoshop CS6 Performance

2012-06-22 Want a 960GB SSD for your Mac or PC Laptop (or your Mac Pro)?

2012-06-20 Photoshop CS6 Performance on MacBook Pro Retina vs Mac Pro and 17" MacBook Pro

2012-06-06 New Mac Pro Coming Soon? (and my D800 Files Take too Long!)

2012-04-12 Fastest 2TB Drive? And up to 16TB in a Mac Pro with FAST 4TB Hard Drives

2012-02-10 Reader Comments: Is Binning an Option in RAW for D800? What About Computer Speed for 36MP?

2011

2011-07-20 SanDisk Extreme Pro Card Failures

2011-06-18 Which Mac Pro for Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3.x?

2011-01-05 SPECIAL DEAL on a 2009 Mac Pro 2.93GHz as an MPG Pro Workstation (and also a 2.66GHz Mac Pro for $1799)

2010

2010-10-13 Hot deal on brand-new 2009 Mac Pro

2010-09-02 Mac Pro 3.33Ghz 12-core, Upgrading Mac Pro CPU Speed and Cores, Handbrake video, Photoshop CS5 Speed Problems and more

2010-08-22 2010 Mac Pro hexacore 3.33GHz “Westmere” reviewed and compared

2010-07-27 New Apple Mac Pro “Westmere” — 6-core and 12-core models

2010-06-30 Photoshop CS5 and Crashing With OS X 10.6.4 with ATI Radeon 4870 and OpenGL on Mac Pro

2010-06-07 Jobs silent on hexacore Mac Pro at WWDC

2010-05-12 Apple Mac Pro: quad-core @ 3.33GHz or 8-core @ 2.93GHz?

2010-05-07 Apple Mac Pro: quad-core @ 3.33GHz or 8-core @ 2.93GHz?

2010-05-03 Nikon Crapture NX unusable again (Mac)

2010-04-24 Why buy a Mac Pro today? Why not wait?

2010-03-31 Why buy a Mac Pro today? Why not wait?

2010-03-16 No show on new Mac Pro yet

2010-03-05 Latest Apple Mac Pro rumor — March 16 @ 3.33Ghz hexacore

2010-02-24 Mercury Extreme 200GB SSD update on Mac Pro bays

2010-02-17 Get the right Mac Pro or MacBook Pro with expert advice!

2010-02-04 Mac Pro power usage spike playing music

2010-02-01 Reviewing: MAXPower eSATA 6 card

2010-01-21 New Apple Mac Pro coming?

2010-01-21 Mac Pro firmware update

2010-01-01 New Year’s reader comments

2009

2009-12-31 Mac Pro drive sleds for fast swapping of drives

2009-12-28 Color rendition in browsers

2009-12-28 Adobe Lightroom 3 beta performance — not good

2009-12-19 Reviewed: Intel X25-M 160GB solid state drive (SSD)

2009-12-19 Reviewed: 8GB memory modules for Apple Mac Pro Nehalem

2009-12-17 Photoshop CS4 memory bug (Mac)

2009-12-17 64GB memory in 8-core Mac Pro! (tested!)

2009-12-16 64GB memory in your 8-core Mac Pro! (8GB memory modules)

2009-12-15 Six and 12-core Mac Pro coming

2009-12-15 32GB memory in your quad-core Mac Pro! (8GB memory modules)

2009-12-08 Apple’s new 3.33GHz Mac Pro — fastest Mac yet!

2009-11-25 Quad-core iMac vs Mac Pro — toy or serious tool?

2009-11-10 Build a screaming-fast Mac Pro

2009-11-09 Running Mac OS X Snow Leopard with the 64-bit kernel

2009-11-06 A 24TB volume on a Mac Pro

2009-11-03 FirmTek SeriTek/2ME4-E four-port eSATA card for Mac Pro

2009-10-25 Apple’s new MacMini — good for photographers?

2009-10-24 What’s coming for the Apple Mac Pro?

2009-10-20 Apple’s new quad-core iMac — analysis

2009-09-13 A Photographer’s Workstation at B&H Photo, Sept 16

2009-08-25 New York City Mac Pro setup

2009-08-19 Refurbished Mac Pros — lots of ’em

2009-08-18 Memory: 16GB in a quad-core Mac Pro

2009-08-18 Memory prices are headed UP

2009-08-18 How many CPU cores?

2009-07-26 Refurbished Macs — a great deal

2009-07-22 Some memory prices might be heading up

2009-07-15 Optimizing Adobe Lightroom

2009-07-03 Olympus Studio software on Mac Pro

2009-06-09 New Apple Macbook Pro

2009-05-13 Mac OS X 10.5.7: hidden changes

2009-04-30 Intel X25-M firmware update

2009-04-22 Voigtlander, Zeiss and computer meltdowns

2009-04-12 Single CPU Mac Pro Nehalem

2009-03-29 Mac Pro Nehalem 4GB modules from OWC testing

2009-03-28 Mac Pro Nehalem: 4GB modules from OWC

2009-03-25 Mac Pro memory prices

2009-03-20 Mac Pro Nehalem review updated

2009-03-18 Mac Pro Nehalem review posted

2009-03-17 Mac Pro Nehalem review posted

2009-03-17 Mac Pro Nehalem 2.93 GHz

2009-03-15 Mac Pro memory might require thermal sensors

2009-03-14 Troubling news on Mac Pro memory

2009-03-13 Mac Pro “Nehalem” 2.93GHz — coming Monday

2009-03-12 Mac Pro “Nehalem” 2.93GHz

2009-03-11 Mac Pro “Nehalem” 2.93GHz

2009-03-04 Mac Pro followup: memory costs $$$$$$

2009-03-03 New Mac Pro — what is Apple smoking?

2009-02-14 Intel X25-M in a Mac Pro with RAID

2009-01-20 New Mac Pro based on Intel Core 7?

2008

2008-12-18 For sale: My 3.0GHz Mac Pro is for sale

2008-11-10 32GB Mac Pro memory on the way

2008-10-26 Mac Pro alternatives

2008-10-24 Buying and setting up a high-performance Mac Pro

2008-10-17 All About Mac Pro Memory update

2008-02-24 Best boot drive for a Mac Pro

2008-01-29 New Mac Pro? Why you should be using DiskTester

2007

2007-04-10 8-core Mac Pro vs 4-core Mac Pro—compute intensive tasks

2007-04-10 8 core Mac Pro vs 4 core Mac Pro

2007-04-05 Eight (8) core Apple Mac Pro now available

2007-03-29 Discount on Mac Pro memory

2007-03-28 Mac Pro article updated, Mac Pro memory

2007-03-27 Memory for sale: 4 X 512MB FB-DIMM for Mac Pro

2007-03-17 Six hard drives in a Mac pro

2007-03-17 SeriTek 2SE2-E two-port SATA card

2007-03-13 8-core Mac Pro rumored soon

2007-03-08 Followup on Mac Pro/X1900video problems

2007-03-07 ECC memory errors followup

2007-03-06 ECC memory errors

2007-03-05 Mac Pro memory performance

2007-03-04 Severe FireWire performance bug on Mac Pro

2007-03-03 Mac Pro video problems (ATI X1900 video card) update

2007-03-03 Mac Pro memory temperature

2007-03-02 Memory stress-testing OK

2007-03-02 Mac Pro power usage

2007-03-02 Mac Pro memory—stress testing

2007-03-02 Mac Pro memory—installation

2007-03-02 Mac Pro memory comments

2007-03-01 Mac Pro video problems (ATI X1900 video card)

2007-02-28 Mac Pro comments

2007-02-28 Mac Pro and Canon Digital Photo Professional

2007-02-26 Mac Pro on the way

2007-01-21 Apple Mac Pro

2006

2006-12-28 Eight internal hard drives in a Mac Pro?

2006-12-25 Talking around the real problem—can’t make use of my RAM

2006-09-07 iMac Developer Note

2006-09-03 New article—Mac Pro

2006-09-02 diglloydTools — Hardware Stress Test for PowerPC or Intel

2006-08-22 More on Mac Pro memory

2006-08-20 Memory speed on the new MacPro

2006-08-20 Correction on MacPro memory prices at satech.com

2006-08-18 Mac Pro memory, at a very appealing price

2006-08-17 The 3GHz MacPro

2006-08-16 The 3GHz MacPro

2006-08-12 ArsTechnica article on Apple MacPro

2006-08-10 More on the new Apple MacPro

2006-08-08 Why I won’t be buying a MacPro for at least 9 months

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