Author: Alik

An Escape To New Mexico | A7rII – XT2 – X100F

  19.05.2017   Alik   Blog   11 Comments

Traveling though New Mexico with the Sony A7rII, Fujifilm X-T2 and the X100F. Plus a look at Aurora HDR, my new favorite software.

Best Memory Card For The Galaxy S8 & S8+

  24.04.2017   Alik   Memory Cards   17 Comments

A speed test comparing all the most popular UHS-II and UHS-I memory cards in the Galaxy S8 and S8+ Phone.

Use this guide to find the best memory card for your needs.

Must Have Accessories For The Panasonic GH5

  23.04.2017   Alik   Accessories   No comments

The Panasonic GH5 is one of the most versatile cameras money can buy. With the right accessories it can be turned into a filmmakers best friend, or the photographers perfect partner.

This list features some of the best essential accessories for the Panasonic GH5.

Fujifilm X-Pro 2 | Beautiful Imperfections

  22.04.2017   Alik   Blog   2 Comments

The Fujifilm X-Pro 2 as of late, has been my favorite camera to use for incidental photography. I kind of just leave it around so it’s very accessible, near the front door or wherever and grab it whenever I go outside. Aside from my X100F, it’s become my grab it and go camera with the advantage of swapping lenses depending on the mood I’m in.

Best Memory Cards For The Panasonic GH5

  17.04.2017   Alik   Memory Cards   21 Comments

An in-camera comparison between all the most popular UHS-I and UHS-II memory cards and how they perform in the Panasonic GH5.

There are a lot of options for memory cards for the Panasonic GH5, some work great, others not so great. Use this guide to find the fastest SD memory cards for you Panasonic GH5.

Best Memory Card For The Fujifilm X-T20

  16.04.2017   Alik   Memory Cards   2 Comments

An in-camera comparison between all the most popular SD memory cards and how they perform in the X-T20.

While memory card performance is great with most cards in the X-T20, there are a few clear winners, or I should say, “best cards.”

See the results.

A Stroll Through Santa Monica | A7rII + Helios

  9.04.2017   Alik   Blog   No comments

In the very little free time I have these days, I’ve been still trying to go out and shoot at least on the weekends or between jobs. Finding time to actually process the photos is a whole different story.

For this set my wife and our little one took a stroll down to Santa Monica with my Sony A7rII and a Helios 44M-2.

A Wedding At A Museum | X100F

  27.03.2017   Alik   Blog   No comments

These last few years it seems like it’s been one wedding after the next. They’re usually pretty fun, but always a challenge with the little one, except maybe this wedding – this one was awesome.

Industar 50mm f3.5 Review | A Fantastic Lens . . . Sometimes

  20.03.2017   Alik   Blog, Lens Reviews, Reviews   2 Comments

I’ve recently acquired a new addiction to vintage lenses after have too much fun shooting with some Leica M mount lenses and some old M42 mount lenses.

One of the more interesting vintage lenses is the Russian made M42 mount Industar 50mm f3.5 pancake lens.

The Industar has won lots of praise over the decades and people really seem to love it.

So is the lens good?

Best Memory Cards For The Sony A99 II

  17.03.2017   Alik   Memory Cards   No comments

A speed comparison between all the most popular UHS-I and UHS-II SD memory cards in the Sony A99 II.

Use this guide to find the best memory cards for your style of shooting.