Post Archive By Spencer Cox - Page 2

How to Photograph the Mercury Transit

Every so often, the planet Mercury lines up perfectly between the Earth and the Sun. When it does, astronomers and photographers have a relatively rare chance to see and photograph the planet Mercury transiting across the Sun. Today (November 11, 2019) is one of those opportunities. In this article, I…

Panasonic S1R Review

The Panasonic S1R, announced in February of 2019 alongside the Panasonic S1, is one of the newest full-frame mirrorless cameras on the market today. It’s a bit of a quirky camera, but its specifications are no joke: 47 megapixels, 9 FPS, 4K 60p video… and $3700, body only.

Best Wide Angle Lenses for Nikon, Ranked

Today, I love using wide angle lenses, but it took several years to reach that point. As a Nikon photographer, I certainly wasn’t short on options; it’s just that none seemed to work quite right. If that sounds familiar - you’re constantly comparing wide angles - hopefully this article helps.

Color Noise Reduction Isn’t a Free Ride

One thing that gets me about some post-processing software, including Lightroom, is that the default settings do not always make sense. Of course, because they are the defaults, a huge number of photographers use them anyway. A clear example of this is color noise reduction.

Nikon Z50 Announcement: $860, 20 Megapixels, 11 FPS, 4K

Today, Nikon announced its newest mirrorless camera, the Nikon Z50. Sporting a host of advanced features at an aggressive $860 price ($1000 including lens), the Z50 is Nikon’s attempt to reclaim some of the pocket-sized ILC market that Sony, Fuji, and Canon gobbled up. Here’s what you need to know.