Adobe’s announcement that they split Lightroom to two versions – Lightroom Classic CC (the old Lightroom) and the Lightroom CC – which will be cloud based version with mobile interface made lots of noise in the photography community. People have different concerns and some of them are not without reasons. At the same time DxO announced that they acquired Nik’s plugins from Google, and will soon offer a new version with lots of new features (the current one will stay free). Another announcement, may be even more intriguing, is the one coming from Macphun – the announcement of Luminair 2018. This version will finally work on both PC and Mac, will offer RAW editor, new filters powered by artificial intelligence, digital asset management platform, and many more.
On October 25, Sony announced the third version of their A7R camera – A7RIII. Keeping the same body design and the same sensor of it’s predecessor, they managed to squeeze more out of them, and to improve pretty much everything else.
The full detailed review with sample pictures will come soon, so this article is going to briefly touch some of the main features and characteristics of this new model, and compare it with the direct competitors.
The arguably best DSLR – Nikon D850 already made it’s way to the first happy customers. We have seen pictures of the box, the camera, unboxing videos, and happy owner’s faces all over the internet. We’ve also seen the first images coming from this amazing camera. ISO comparisons, and samples of its capabilities, especially when coupled with a good performing lens. Speaking about good performing lens, we are coming to today’s question. Why Nikon keeps pushing this mediocre performing lens (24-120mm) as a kit lens for it’s pro cameras?