Why “Full Frame Equivalents” matter!

Warning: This post may be a rant and definitely 100% my opinion! Bogus camera, Seriously? Yes, that’s right!! Bogus camera! Why? Well, imagine a camera that generates random values for focal lengths, f-stops and isos. That’s right, random! What will those numbers mean to you? The answer: nothing! These numbers don’t mean anything without establishing a reference point. Camera and sensor size…

Slow USB Transfer Speeds on SD Card/Reader

My desktop has both USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, along with an SD Card Reader. Recently while transferring several Gigabytes of data, I noticed the SD Card was transferring around 8 MB/s (that’s “B” as in Bytes). First I was a bit shocked. Had I been transferring data from SD Cards at that speed for…

Sigma 18 – 35 f/1.8 Review

I was able to get my hands on this lens and let me tell you – it’s fantastic! This lens is great for low-light shots and combined with the speedbooster, you get an extra stop of light. With f/1.8, it lives up to its expectations! The additional stop makes it a f/1.2 (or f/2.4 in…