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Jacobs Digital Blog — Photography

Sony A7s test shots...at 409,600 ISO

Posted by Alex Holloway on

Yes that's right, the upcoming Sony mirror-less camera can go all the way up to 409,600 ISO. That's night vision. High ISO shot: Sane ISO shot: Impressive.   And while it is impressive, that photo is unusable. Apart from the 4k video the Sony A7s has very little to offer for it's price when compared to other systems and in-fact other Sony mirrorless cameras. It will be interesting to see if this technology will filter down and be adapted by other camera's and systems. The future is exciting!  

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Amazing Russian wedding photographer

Posted by Alex Holloway on

Sergei Yurinx, from Moscow, Russia used to use Canon 5D + L Lens before replacing everything with a Olympus E-M5 and lens. The results he is getting will leave you speechless. People often say due to the size that M43's can't compete with full frame or other DSLR options and that just couldn't be further from the truth.  Click here to view his samples. Obviously he is very talented and these photos are amazing because hes brilliant but as you can see there is no disadvantage in going mirror-less if quality images are what you care about.  

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Fujifilm interveiw with Toshihisa Iida, Senior Manager Sales & Marketing

Posted by Alex Holloway on

"The only way is to keep innovating"   Toshihisa recently was interviewed by Dpreveiw. It's worth checking out and it really shows how much Fujifilm cares about it customers with firmware updates to existing cameras to add features and listing to feedback while trying to make the best mirrorless camera's possible.

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Want to see what a 2110 Megapixel image looks like?

Posted by Alex Holloway on

This is amazing. A 2110 Megapixel picture of a crowd. You can zoom in and view each and every one of there faces.LINK It's photo stitching on a whole new level.  

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Massive selection of Photography books from the Internet Archive (Free)

Posted by Alex Holloway on

Huge selection of top-quality Photography books are available for now download from the Internet Archive Charity. It's an online library for those who normally don't have access to library's. Check it out. Most of the books can be exported to different formats for easy reading on Kindles and Ipads too! Great reference to take into the field.  

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