Jon Sienkiewicz

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 03, 2023  |  0 comments

There’s a new tabletop tripod in the JOBY stable, the slim, sleek PodZilla. Perfect for cell phone photography, it includes a cleverly designed rotating smartphone grip. Here we compare it a longtime favorite, the JOBY GorillaPod 3K Kit.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 27, 2023  |  0 comments

Exert your full creative powers when applying these two popular Photoshop Neural Filters. Try it once and you’ll never use the Presets again.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 20, 2023  |  0 comments

The SnapGrip Creator Kit from ShiftCam lets you hold your smartphone like a camera, charges the battery, lights up the scene and provides a stable tabletop support. It’s very well made and practically attaches itself.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 13, 2023  |  0 comments

It’s easier to get started in film photography than you may think, and you’re sure to enjoy the ride. If you’re even vaguely thinking about shooting some film, read this story. It’s a compendium of everything you need and where to get it. 

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 06, 2023  |  0 comments

If you have a recent iPhone it probably defaults to Live Photo and stores images as files that have an HEIC file name extension. Here’s how to change the default to shoot regular still images and save them as the JPEGs you’re accustomed to. But HEIC (High Efficiency Image File format), better known as HEIF, is better than JPEG in many ways, and after learning a bit about it you may not want to revert back to your old, comfortable JPEG files.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 30, 2022  |  0 comments

The specifications of the Fujifilm X-T5 are extraordinarily similar to those of their X-H2. Pretending the price is the same (it isn’t) and you could have one or the other—but only one—which do you choose?

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 18, 2022  |  0 comments

‘Twas the night before Christmas
And I was delirious:
I could not find the battery
for my Fujifilm mirrorless.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 16, 2022  |  0 comments

The Tamron 20-40mm f/2.8 is extra-compact (3.4 inches long) and super-sharp. It focuses to 6.7 inches and covers the focal lengths street photographers, travelers, video content creators and landscape shooters want most. It’s a new kind of “everyday zoom” that exemplifies versatility and speed.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 11, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re looking for the ideal gift for the photographer in your life, or if you’d like to reward yourself for persevering through a challenging 2022, here are five photographic items that any photographer is sure to appreciate.

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