Review of the Canon MP-E65mm 1-5x f2.8 Macro Lens has begun

Yesterday I received a Canon MP-E65mm 1-5x Macro lens for review. This is an unusual lens, in that it focuses from 1x magnification to 5x magnification to a full frame sensor. This is a manual focus lens that does not focus to infinity. It is exclusively for macro. To start the testing process I grabbed […]

Lexar Multi-Card 25-In-1 Memory Card Reader Review

I’ve been using the new Lexar Multi-Card 25-in-1 card reader for image transfer. It is a multi-card reader because you can access multiple cards simultaneously and you can do card to card transfers. Being USB 3.0 the transfers are fast (depending on the memory card) and very reliable. I’ve had no issues at all with […]

Promote Your Photography And Video Work With Video On A Card

Printings In Motion is the force behind Spreengs, greeting cards with a built-in screen that you can download a video to by using USB from any computer. While Spreengs is their retail operation,¬†Printings In Motion have their own website and deal with companies to produce customised products, such as interactive brochures and more.   I […]

Netgear R6300 WiFi Router Is A Great Speedup For A Home or Studio Network

Over the weekend I upgraded our home WiFi network to the recently released Netgear R6300 WiFi Router. This router supports all protocols up to the new 802.11ac standard. Plus it features simultaneous band technology and gives greater speed when using the older n and g standards. It supports GigaBit Ethernet for the four wired ports. […]

Initial Infrared Photography Review Testing of the Sony a77 dSLR

Here I present the initial test results of shooting infrared with a Sony a77 dSLR camera, using a Hoya R72 IR filter. The Sony is a nice camera for shooting IR, with the tilting screen. Leaving the camera in Program mode it gave an exposure of 20 seconds, f5.6 and 100ISO in a part cloudy […]