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Leica SL Lenses

Leica’s offerings in L-mount..

Color Gamut and Color Space

Color space for digital images. (MOVES to Making Sharp Images in June 2019).

Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R

50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR

Nikon’s finest 70-200 zoom as of 2017..

Pentax K-1

36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..

Focus Stacking Overview

Bypass the limits on depth of field and diffraction..

Hasselblad H6D-100C

How does the very best perform in the field?.

Canon EOS R

Canon’s first full-frame mirrorless..

Nikon Z7 IBIS and Focusing

Setup, IBIS performance, focusing..

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S

Mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..

Sony Alpha A9

Blackout-free 20 fps speed demon..

Sony Alpha A7S II

High performance full frame 12-megapixel sensor..

Sony Alpha A7R II

Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..

Sony Alpha A7R III

Attention to details: a solid upgrade over the A7R II..

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA

Fast high performance normal lens of Zeiss design..

Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 Fisheye

Fisheye lens for Sony mirrorless..

Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4G OSS

Wide mid-range zoom targeted at video shooters..

Sony Cybershot RX1R II

Diminutive full-frame camera with 35mm f/2 fixed lens..

Panasonic GH4

Still photos and gorgeous 4K UltraHD video..

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH

Compact wide angle equivalent to 16-36mm..

Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH

Fast, bright and highly corrected medium telephoto..

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Flagship model for 2017..

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm's 24MP APS-C offering..

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon

Autofocus extreme wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2

All-around slightly wide angle/normal with close focus..

Panoramas with the iPhone 6s Plus

Shooting + post processing tips with high-res examples..

Sigma Photo Pro Software 6.x

Sigma’s raw file processing software, version 6.x..

Leica SL Typ 601

24-megapixel interchangeable lenses, high-res EVF. Leica SL moves to L-mount in June 2019..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-03-21 The New 2018 iMac 5K for Photographers

2019-03-07 Leica Q2 Announced, a Few Comments

2019-02-28 Reader Question: NEC PA271Q as Editing Display

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

2018

2018-12-20 Apple 2018 Mac mini: Substantial Performance Gain over the Fastest 2017 iMac 5K

2018-12-12 Apple 2018 Mac mini Reviewed

2018-11-23 Black Friday Deals at OWC

2018-09-29 Panasonic Bolsters the Full-Frame Mirrorless Market with All new Sensor in Panasonic S1R and Panasonic S1

2018-09-12 My Work Machine Still the 2017 iMac 5K

2018-08-29 Back to School: Solid Discounts on 2018 Macs

2018-08-27 The Vast Majority of Today’s Cameras Will Not Fill an 8K Display

2018-08-24 Comments on Nikon Z7 Features

2018-08-14 2018 MacBook Pro Reviewed: Fastest Apple MacBook Pro Ever and By Far—It’s a Winner

2018-06-22 OWC Savings on *Factory Sealed* Apple iMac 5K

2018-05-24 My Recommended iMac 5K for Photographers is now $400 Off

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

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

2018-02-01 2.5K or 4K or 5K Display for Image Editing and Viewing?

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

2018-01-14 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 Aperture Series and Focus Stack: Icy Boulder in Lee Vining Creek

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

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

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

2017

2017-12-31 Computer Gear Recommendations + OWC 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

2017-12-20 iMac Pro Models for Photographers

2017-12-13 iMac Pro: Downclocked CPUs

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

2017-11-30 Switched to 2017 iMac 5K as Primary Machine: Details on Gear I’m Using

2017-11-27 HOT! OWC Envoy Pro EX 2TB Thunderbolt 3 SSD + Time Machine and Backup Tips + More

2017-11-25 Three Posts Useful for Photographers: 12TB Hard Drives, Avoiding macOS APFS, Partitioning 2TB SSD

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

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

2017-11-21 Black Friday Sneak Preview Deals at OWC + Note on Big Fast Thunderbolt Storage

2017-11-21 Black Friday Deals at B&H Photo (Updated)

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

2017-11-19 Black Friday Deals at B&H Photo

2017-11-18 Deep Discounts on Macs, iPads: B&H Photo Black Friday Deals + Nikon, Canon, Sigma, Sony and more

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

2017-10-12 Deals on Factory Sealed iMac 5K at OWC + Refurbished Mac Deals

2017-09-17 My Mercedes Sprinter Photography Adventure Van: Wiring and Power Now in Place

2017-09-15 OWC USB-C Mini Travel Dock for Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Macs such as 2016/2017 MacBook Pro, 2017 iMac 5K

2017-09-04 Deals on Apple MacBook Pro: My Thoughts on Deeply Discounted 2016 Model vs 2017 Model

2017-08-31 Sony Gets Into Specialty Cameras with the RX0 Video Camera (Plus Stills)

2017-08-26 Nikon D850: Video Features

2017-08-26 Nikon D850: Time Lapse is a Breakthrough for Nikon DSLRs... First Solid 8K Support?

2017-08-23 Nikon Announces the D850, Commentary + Reader Comments

2017-08-11 Substantial discounts on Macs at B&H Photo + OWC Back to School Specials

2017-07-24 Get a 5K Display for only $1499 PLUS a FREE COMPUTER

2017-07-18 More Tests: 2017 iMac 5K and 2017 MacBook Pro

2017-07-16 Reader Comment: Minimizing Power Usage for Travel (or Home)

2017-07-14 TESTED: 2017 iMac 5K and 2017 MacBook Pro

2017-07-09 REVIEWED: 2017 iMac 5K, Especially for Photoshop

2017-06-20 Things I Plan on Reviewing

2017-06-18 Google Chrome Color Management is Still Broken at least on macOS, but Fix Coming

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

2017-06-11 Reader Question: Display Calibration vis a vis Apple iMac 5K

2017-06-11 Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Aperture Series @ 95mm: Tailings Piles (Nikon D810)

2017-06-11 Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Aperture Series @ 70mm: Tailings Piles (Nikon D810)

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

2017-06-07 Updated Apple iMac 5K Still Offers the Best Image Viewing + Save a Bundle by Ordering 8GB Config in Mid-2017 iMac 5K

2017-05-25 Sony A9: Pattern/Banding Noise at ISO 100 (plus reader comments)

2017-05-23 Too-High Pixel Density on 5K and 8K Displays Impedes Image Assessment

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

2017-04-19 Sony’s New α9 Camera Appears to Target the High-End Sport Shooter Market

2017-04-15 Deals at OWC / MacSales.com

2017-04-14 Fujifilm GFX + 63mm f/2.8 at Their Best, Aperture Series: Aspen and Firs by Lee Vining Creek

2017-02-10 Big Discounts on iMac 5K, the Best Display Out there for Viewing Pleasure

2017-01-08 2.5K or 4K or 5K Display for Image Editing and Viewing?

2017-01-07 Too-High Pixel Density on 5K and 8K Displays Impedes Image Assessment

2017-01-06 Panasonic GH5 vs Olympus E-M1 Mark II

2017-01-05 LG 5K Display for 2016 MacBook Pro

2017-01-05 4K Television Developments at CES

2017-01-02 Flight of the Butterflies in 4K, at Netflix

2016

2016-10-18 The Sinar Leica S Mirrorless Camera

2016-09-25 NEC EA244UHD Deal

2016-09-19 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: Major Improvements and New Features

2016-09-11 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: Examples in Eastern Sierra (Sony A7R II)

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

2016-07-15 Depth of field and Sharpness: Conventional Thinking is Unrealistic Going Forward, Focus Stacking is One Solution

2016-07-07 iPhone Panoramas In Depth: Shooting & Post Processing Tips, Numerous Examples up to 11K Resolution

2016-06-02 MacSales.com June 'Garage Sale' + Deal on iMac 5K

2016-06-01 Inexpensive 4K Displays

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

2016-04-27 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 24mm: Light Searches for the Forest Floor + Water Surges Through Boulders + Rush to the Ocean

2016-04-11 A Few Deals and Recommendations

2016-04-06 4K TV Quality Hits New High: 'House of Cards'

2016-04-05 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Powerhouse

2016-03-26 Fujifilm X-Pro2: How Do In-Camera JPEG Film Simulations Compare to RAW-Derived Results in Adobe Camera Raw?

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

2016-02-14 Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar Aperture Series: Yellow Aspen at Meadow’s Edge, Blue Dawn (Canon 5DS R)

2016-02-07 Sony A6300: Oversampling for 4K Video Quality

2016-02-04 iMac 5K for Stunning Black and White Images

2016-02-03 Sony A6300, and the Fujifilm X-Pro2

2016-02-01 Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

2016-01-28 Zeiss 50mm f/2 Makro-Planar Examples: Sierra Autumn to Early White Mountains Winter

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

2016-01-25 Play 4K Videos on 4K TV: Load Onto USB3 Drive

2016-01-24 Big Screen for the SuperBowl? And What to Consider for a 4K TV

2016-01-24 4K TV Modern Art

2016-01-18 Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/2M Examples: Closeups after Rain and Frost

2016-01-16 Movies: 'Revenant' and 'Star Wars: the Farce Awakens'

2016-01-16 More Thoughts on 4K Video + Good 4K is Better than a Movie Theatre

2016-01-05 Nikon D5 and Nikon D500 Announced: 4K Video, Advanced Autofocus

2016-01-04 Sigma dp Quattro and Sigma DP Merrill Heavily Discounted

2015

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

2015-12-29 Year-End Deals at B&H Photo, Free Overnight Ship

2015-12-28 Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Pescadero Creek (Canon 5DS R)

2015-12-19 4K UltraHD Fascinating Visually, Selection Needs to Expand

2015-12-13 Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Late Season Pomegranates (5DS R)

2015-12-10 Deals: Nikon, Canon Sony A7R II

2015-12-06 Examples: Rokinon FE 12mm f/2.8 Fisheye on Sony A7R II

2015-12-06 B&H Deals Today

2015-12-03 The Weird Stuff that Sells for Gifts

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

2015-11-24 Get a Gorgeous 5K Display—with a Free Computer Included!

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

2015-11-21 Most Cameras Will Not Fill Coming 8K Displays

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

2015-11-18 Lexar SDXC for Sony 30P/100M 4K Video

2015-11-16 Deals on Apple MacBook Pro (Just Posted)

2015-11-07 Calibrating NEC Displays with SpectraView II

2015-11-06 Sony A7S II and Lexar SDXC

2015-10-23 B&H PhotoPlus Specials: Selected Ideas

2015-10-21 Impressions of 4K Television

2015-10-20 Leica SL Typ 601 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System: the Logical Joining of DSLR and Mirrorless

2015-10-09 Gone Fishing (and photographing) + card for Sony A7R II 4K Video Recording

2015-09-17 Sony 4K Television: Wow!

2015-09-05 Use a 4K Display on MacBook Pro Retina: Vertical Orientation

2015-06-18 Dell UP2715K: 5K Display for Mac or PC

2015-06-12 Evaluated: “Sony, Fix These Things and Win” aka How Does the Sony A7R II Stack Up?

2015-06-10 Announced: Sony RX10 Mark II, Sony RX100 Mark IV

2015-06-10 Announced: Sony A7R II with 42-Megapixel sensor, In-Body-Image-Stabilization, 4K Video

2015-05-17 $200 off the True 4K LG 31MU97

2015-03-06 4K Displays: 32-inch NEC PA322UHD and 31-inch LG 31MU97 and two 24-inch

2015-01-12 Reader Questions: Fujifilm X system, Sony A7x Discounting and 4K Video, Arca Swiss Cube Geared Head

2014

2014-12-29 Reviewed: LG 31MU97 31-inch 4K Display

2014-12-03 Photoshop CC 2014: Display Scaling Broken on 4K Displays (and Retina MacBook Pro)

2014-12-03 NEC PA322UHD 32-Inch Professional UltraHD 4K is Here

2014-11-30 Update on LG 31MU97 4K Display

2014-11-28 NEC PA302W 30-inch Display for only $1799 (with Calibration option)

2014-11-24 NEC PA322UHD 32-Inch Professional UltraHD 4K Expected Here Soon

2014-11-20 LG 31MU97 4K Display (4096 X 2160), canceled

2014-11-19 4K Televisions Plummet in Price

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

2014-11-03 Substantial NEC Rebates *end today*

2014-11-03 LG 31MU97 4K Display (4096 X 2160) Coming for Review

2014-11-02 iMac 5K: Coverage Relevant to Photographers

2014-11-02 Readers Inquire About LG 31MU97 31-inch 4K Display

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

2014-10-30 NEC PA322UHD 32-Inch Professional UltraHD 4K Display Now Can be Ordered

2014-10-22 Apple iMac 5K: Gamut and Display

2014-10-16 Apple iMac with 5K Display, Also new MacMini with Dual Thunderbolt 2 Port

2014-10-06 NEC to Offer 32-Inch Professional UltraHD 4K Display Soon (PA322UHD)

2014-09-15 Photokina a Yawner, but At Least One More Thing

2014-09-10 4K Video: What I want to See at Photokina is Functional, not Fancy

2014-07-29 Purchased the NEC EA244UHD 4K UltraHD Display

2014-07-02 NEC EA244UHD 4K UltraHD Display

2014-06-10 Shootout: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM 'Art' vs Canon 50/1.2L and 50/1.4 (5D Mark III, Dolls)

2014-05-28 Storing and Storing Video Footage: Fault Tolerance the Right Way to Go

2014-05-26 Dell UP2414Q 4K UltraHD Display: a Few Glitches

2014-05-25 Dell UP2414Q 4K UltraHD Display: Dimensions vs Image Aspect Ratio

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

2014-05-24 4K UltraHD Display: Dell UP2414Q

2014-05-17 Safely Recording and Storing Video Footage (and stills): a Few Pointers

2014-05-16 Recording 4K Video on Sony A7s Needs External Support: Atomos Shogun

2014-05-15 Panasonic GH4 4K UltraHD Video: High Performing Lenses

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

2014-05-13 Thoughts on Panasonic GH4 and GH4 Video Quality vs Sony A7s (Sensor Size)

2014-05-10 Panasonic GH4: Video Coverage/Crop and Still Image Quality from Raw or JPEG vs MOV Frames

2014-05-10 Is That Digital Camera Storage Card Reliable for Video or Still Use?

2014-05-09 4K Video Data Rates, Fault Tolerance, Backup

2014-05-08 Panasonic GH4 Video Quality: Videos Posted With Comments Plus Derived 1920/2560/3840 Still Images

2014-05-08 Panasonic GH4 Video Quality: Very Low Light Video Quality for 1080p from 4K

2014-05-06 Panasonic GH4: 4K Video and SDXC Card Speed

2014-04-27 Panasonic GH4 Now Shipping

2014-04-14 Reader Comment: Sony A7s

2014-04-12 Hits and Misses: Ultra Low Light Photography—Sony A7s vs Nikon Df (and of sleeping gorillas)

2014-04-05 Sony A7s with 4K Video?

2013

2013-09-22 Sigma DP3 Merrill: Natural Light Portraits in Ultra HD

2013-09-05 Reader Comment/Question: Retina Displays, 30-Inch Displays

2013-07-07 Hitachi 4TB for $153

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