What Is The Maximum Flash Sync Speed For Sony Alpha Cameras

In this post we will not be looking at High Speed Sync, but rather Flash Sync Speed (x-sync). The standard maximum sync speed for most DSLRs and mirrorless cameras is around 1/125th to 1/250th of a second, but in this post we will lay out the maximum sync speeds for popular Sony mirrorless camera bodies.  …

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Is A Canon Powershot A DSLR?

No, a Canon Powershot camera is not a DSLR camera. Canon PowerShot cameras are part of Canon’s ‘compact digital cameras’ range and most of them come as either point-and-shoot cameras or bridge cameras.  More recently Canon has other versions of PowerShots such as smart cameras like the PowerShot PX. This post will tell you the …

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Does The Canon EOS 70D Have Image Stabilization?

Nobody likes blurry images caused by camera shake, but sometimes we can’t help it and image stabilization can be a nice solution to that. The Canon EOS 70D does not have in-body image stabilization, and most Canon DSLRs are the same.  Instead, Canon tends to rely on incorporating image stabilization within its lenses and not …

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Why Are Wide-Angle Lenses So Expensive?

When creating a lens, camera manufacturers want to make sure they can produce them while keeping the image quality as optimal as possible. Image quality can be measured through the following: To do this, the lenses have to be built in a complex fashion to correct for any undesirable effects in the list above. 💡 …

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Affordable Canon Cameras Which Record 60fps In 1080p

Being able to shoot in 1080p (full HD) at 60 frames per second is a standard that a lot of video makers aspire to, but with so many cameras on the market, it’s hard to know exactly which ones have this capability. Luckily there are a few affordable Canon DSLRs, mirrorless and point-and-shoot cameras that …

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The Best Canon Lenses for Blurred Background

Whether you want a wide angle or telephoto lens or anything in between, you can get that creamy blurred background that we all love on your Canon DSLR.  There’s something about ‘Bokeh’ that can change an image from ‘meh’ to ‘wow’. Luckily there are lots of Canon lenses that can let you have that blurred …

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What Is The Sweet Spot On Canon 50mm 1.8 STM?

Even though there is no ‘official’ sweet spot for lenses we can look at examples to see what looks to be the best.  On the Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM lens (aka the ‘nifty fifty’) the sweet spot for aperture seems to be about f/5.6.  This is where the image seems to have the least amount …

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Can You Use Nikon Lenses On Canon Cameras? Yes, But…

Yes, you can use some Nikon Lenses on some Canon cameras.  Specifically, as long as you use the right adapter you can use Nikon F-mount lenses on Canon DSLRs that have an EF/EF-S mount. There is however one big caveat.  The caveat is that a lot of the normal features of the lens will be …

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Does The Canon EOS 60D Have WiFi? No…But…

The Canon EOS 60D does not have built-in WiFi. It also does not have Bluetooth or NFC capabilities so there are no wireless features on the Canon 60D.  This means that you will not be able to just change a setting on the camera to allow you to connect your 60D to your phone or computer …

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Is The Canon EOS 60D A Full Frame Camera

Let’s get straight into it… No, the Canon EOS 60D is not a full-frame camera.  So What Type Of Camera Is The Canon EOS 60D? The Canon EOS 60D is an APS-C camera which is also known as a crop sensor or cropped sensor camera.  This means that the Canon 60D has a sensor size …

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