Canon unveils EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D

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Putting all speculations and rumours to rest, Canon today officially announced the much awaited EOS 6D Mark II full frame D-SLR along with the EOS 200D, an entry-level, feature rich model. The EOS 6D Mark II sports a 26.2 megapixel CMOS sensor and includes a fully articulated capacitive touch 3.0-in 1.04 million-dot LCD. EOS 6D Mark II The 6D Mark II adopts advanced … [Read more...]

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2.0 STM

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Canon has been working enthusiastically on the EOS M series APS-C mirrorless cameras for quite some time. These cameras have the advantage of having the largest sensors in the ‘truly compact’ mirrorless cameras. The 22mm f/2.0 STM ‘pancake’ lens takes pride in fast and quiet autofocus enabled by the stepper motor. Design and Build Quality The 22mm f/2 STM is an ultra-slim an … [Read more...]

Canon EOS 77D

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Mid-level D-SLRs usually are the most underrated of cameras. These are the price-holders for a segment of users who cannot afford the best, yet are not ready to settle for entry-level models. The 77D is a possible replacement to the 760D. Design and Build Quality The Canon 77D has a polycarbonate exterior, which feels sturdy for a midlevel D-SLR. The switches and buttons … [Read more...]

Ask Uncle Ronnie – January 2017

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Ask your question to Uncle at sp@nextgenpublishing.net Which AF Points? I am using a Nikon D810. I generally use the Group AF for photographing birds. This works well most of the time, but sometimes I feel that the images (especially of small birds) are not as sharp as I would like. Any suggestions? Arthur S. via email.  The Group AF, as the name suggests, is a cluster … [Read more...]

The Ones that Did Not Make it… Part VI

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  The photography industry has been through a highly exciting but tumultuous century. During this period, many corporates have entered and exited the camera business. The industry has been severely competitive in the nineteen sixties, seventies and eighties and this inevitably took its toll. SP tracks those companies that did indeed play a part in the fortunes of the … [Read more...]