All things technical – cameras, SD cards, file transfers and more

Today we are looking at all things technical. We have 3 digital cameras that are great for Astrophotography, the fastest memory cards for your camera, what file format you should use, vlogging cameras and easy to use mirrorless cameras

So let's gear up!

Learn how to master your camera with this DSLR Crash Course – if you want to take stunning photographs like the ones below, then check out this DSLR crash course. You have the DSLR, but now you need to understand the building blocks of photography. This is a course where you will be taken by the hand and lead step-by-step in discovering photography skills using your DSLR.

body of water across gray rock
Photo by Juan Gomez

Super Stars: 3 Digital Cameras with Astrophotography in Their Blood – Whether you like capturing the Milky Way, deep space objects, or star trails, here are three cameras that will help you do this easily. If you are looking for a new camera and your passion is to shoot the stars, then check out this great article.

Fastest SD card for your camera, action cam, phone and computer – We photographers are always on the look out for another memory card. That expensive camera or phone isn’t worth much if you aren’t able to safely store all that footage you are capturing. SD cards come in a variety of sizes and speeds and in this piece you'll find out how to select the fastest SD card for you.

rocks on sea bed
Photo by Yannis Papanastasopoulos

Apple launches new transfer service to copy iCloud Photos library to Google Photos – Apple has this week made it easier for iPhone, iPad and Mac users to transfer their iCloud Photos to Google Photos. If this is something that would be valuable to you and your workflow, then read about it here.

Which file format is best for photographers? – In this piece, some of the most popular file types for saving layered editing work, including TIFF and PSD are reviewed. File types typically associated with photos or image files in general (such as JPEG and PNG) are compared in terms of the amount of data they contain and the corresponding file size. This is worth your time.

body of water during daytime
Photo by frank mckenna

Best vlogging camera: Five things to consider – So, what should you look for when buying a vlogging camera? For starters, options for high-quality audio, like an external mic input, as well as accurate and reliable autofocus (AF) as well as WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. If you are after a new camera and vlogging is your use-case, then take a look at this article first.

3 User Friendly Mirrorless Cameras That Make Photography Easy – Many are concerned that mirrorless cameras are more difficult to use than their current DLSRs. However, advanced IBIS systems, cutting edge autofocus, ergonomics, and AI makes these cameras very straightforward to use. Here is a review of three user friendly mirrorless cameras that are worth a look.