Sharpness loss by camera or support or technique..
Using your camera’s mirror lockup, self timer, and Live View features..
Stability of tripods and ballheads, controlling camera vibration, selecting equipment..
24-megapixel APS-C DSLR with SuperResolution true-color..
50-Megapixel Medium Format DSLR with Live View.
What to do after you shoot..
Articles written for MediumFormat.com..
Good stuff and not so good stuff..
Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..
Sensor stabilized 24MP full-frame..
Compact normal lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless..
Specific issues affecting usability..
24-megapixel fixed lens compact full-frame..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2017-10-17 Reader Comment: D850 Negative Behavior with Shutter Vibration
2017-01-31 Reader Comment: Hasselblad X1D “no electronic shutter” vs Fujifilm GFX Shutter Modes
2016-09-20 Pentax to Add EFC Shutter to Pentax K1 for Single Exposures via Firmware Update
2016-05-15 Pentax K1: Assessing Shutter Vibration
2016-02-29 CONFIRMED: Pentax K1 DOES NOT have an Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter)
2016-02-24 Pentax K3 II: Does it Have an Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter)? what about K1?
2016-02-03 Ming’s Queenstown Landscape Workshop
2015-10-22 Leica SL Typ 601: Lacks EFC Shutter
2015-10-19 Ming’s Tokyo Master Class
2015-08-07 Sony A7R II: Assessing Shutter Vibration with the Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter) at 280mm
2015-02-27 Sharper Images by Technique and Shot Discipline
2015-02-06 Canon’s EOS 5DS/R: Has Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter) for ZERO Vibration Exposures
2015-01-01 Sony A7 II: Does a 2 Second Self Timer Deliver a Useful Hit Rate at 1/8 Second?
2014-08-23 How to Find Coverage of Lenses, Cameras, Technique, etc
2014-07-12 Sony A7s vs A7R
2014-07-12 Pentax 645z: Shutter Vibration / Shutter Shock Analysis at 90mm
2014-06-25 Nikon D810 Leaked Specs: Improved Sensor, EFC Shutter
2014-05-13 My Most Important Publication: Making Sharp Images
2014-04-29 How to Find Coverage of Lenses, Cameras, Technique, etc
2014-04-17 Pentax 645Z: Does Not Have EFC Shutter (Electronic First Curtain)
2014-04-16 Sony A7R: A Practical Effort to Mitigate Shutter Vibration at 90mm
2014-04-14 Sony A7R: Is Shutter Vibration an Issue at 50mm?
2014-02-03 Guide to Leica: M240 Shutter Vibration with Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-R (used with R-Adapter M)
2014-02-02 Photographers Ask Sony to Address the A7R Shutter Vibration Issue (Update)
2014-01-23 Photographers Ask Sony to Address the A7R Shutter Vibration Issue
2014-01-21 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Mitigation Strategies
2014-01-16 Update on Sony A7R Shutter Vibration
2013-12-24 Reader Comment on Sony A7R Shutter Vibration
2013-12-22 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Does Adding Mass (weight) Help?
2013-12-20 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on Sony A7R Aperture Series (Red Barn) and Shutter Vibration at 55mm
2013-12-20 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Studio Assessment with 55m f/1.8 Sonnar
2013-12-20 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Can it Be Mitigated by Sony via Firmware Behavioral Change?
2013-12-15 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 180mm in Portrait Orientation
2013-12-11 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 180mm
2013-12-11 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 135mm
2013-12-11 Sony A7R vs A7: Shutter Vibration at 280mm
2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Lens Support and Lens Mount Torque with Adapted Lenses (Sag, Warp Potential, Shutter Vibration)
2013-10-25 Leica M240: Shutter Vibration Appears to Damage Image Sharpness
2013-09-20 Catchlights in Eyes in Portraits (National Geographic)
2013-05-24 Making Sharp Images Requires Optimal Technique with Whatever Gear You Have
2013-04-02 Nikon Coolpix A Initial Comments
2012-11-13 Photo Technique Magazine: Review of GPS Units for Canon and Nikon
2012-08-28 Photo Technique Magazine: Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon
2012-02-07 Nikon D800 / D800E — Lens Requirements for 36 Megapixels
2012-02-07 36MP Nikon D800 / D800E — Technique and Tolerances
2011-11-21 Supposing a 36 Megapixel Nikon DSLR Arrives... What About Lenses and Technique?
2011-05-01 Reader Comments on Zeiss Guide, Wide Aperture Landscape Technique