My impressions of RØDE VideoMic Pro

My impressions of RØDE VideoMic Pro

I ended my honeymoon with the RØDE VideoMic Go a few days ago.  The sweetness ended at the moment I realised it did not pick up any audio from the Canon XA10 video camera after making an interview. I was shocked when playing back the video clips, no sound was...
Impressions of the Leica M – Part 3

Impressions of the Leica M – Part 3

It may be true that the Leica M is the rangefinder camera you have to experience once in a life time. Leica is the only player at the moment. Epson has previously made the first digital rangefinder RD-1 in 2004, much earlier than the Leica M8 in 2006 but it was not a...
Making a time lapse video

Making a time lapse video

The second thing I wanted to test on the Canon EOS 6D is to make a time lapse video. A time lapse video is made by still photographs. The definition of time lapse photography on Wikipedia explains,  “Time-lapse photography is a technique whereby the frequency at...
My first impression with the Canon EOS 6D

My first impression with the Canon EOS 6D

The Canon EOS 6D is a DSLR arriving by no surprise. Is it underrated? I initially thought Canon wants to use the EOS 6D to combat against the Nikon D600. There is no wonder that their specifications are neck to neck. Canon clearly positions the EOS 6D between the EOS...
Some reflections on RAW format

Some reflections on RAW format

Why RAW format? Why not JPEG format? RAW is the image file that contains processed data from a camera sensor. Taking RAW is nothing special, some others like taking images in JPEG format. I have been taking digital photos in RAW format for many years.  In the initial...
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