Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

Forget All That Noise! Shooting Stills with the Sony A7s

  The first mirrorless cameras had a tough time competing. It was the birth of EVF’s (electronic viewfinders), the cameras had small-ish sensors, most had slower autofocus performance and of course, they were smaller. Some scoffed at the idea of carrying around a  “toy” instead of their “Pro DSLR”. Fast forward to today, and Panasonic, Olympus, and Fuji are […]

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MPEX Experience

Birding with Tamron’s New Zoom

This past weekend Sonnie took the exciting new Tamron 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD and a Canon 5D Mark III to Blendon Woods for a test-run. Unfortunately, the weather conditions weren’t ideal for bird photography, but Sonnie managed to capture a few shots despite the relative lack of birds. This is a sharp lens, even at 600mm. […]

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