Jon Sienkiewicz

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 18, 2022  |  0 comments

You remember last time, our insipid camera guru WTF (Where’s The Flash?) answered questions from Flat Mooners, forlorn lovers, indecisive Olympic skater Stylana Fenz and others. Well, WTF is back with another bagful of perplexing questions. Let’s dig right in.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 11, 2022  |  0 comments

The photo backpack is the best innovation since dry dog food, so when an iconic camera bag brand like Domke produces their version, people expect to see lightning in a jar. Does the Domke Everyday Backpack deliver? Or is it just another bowlful of puppy kibbles?

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 04, 2022  |  0 comments

What’s the best thing to do with an old, sub-2-megapixel camera? Go out and capture some remarkable images, that’s what.

Can you take good pictures with a 1.2-megapixel camera? Can anyone? Here’s a small album of images shot with a diminutive Sony CyberShot DSC U10 to challenge your preconceptions. The images were all captured 20 years ago at various locations in the US, Germany and Japan.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 28, 2022  |  0 comments

Nikon introduced a compact mirrorless camera styled after the legendary Nikon FM2 film camera of yore. It packs a DX (APS-C size) sensor and comes bundled with a compact 16-50mm zoom at a very agreeable price. After several extended weeks of shooting, we offer this review.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Creative photographers use special effects camera filters to produce unique images and videos that make us wonder, “How did they do that?” The Black Pro-Mist filter from Tiffen is a screw-in filter that delivers results that cannot be created consistently using any other method. The Tiffen Black Pro-Mist filter…

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 13, 2022  |  0 comments

Leica just introduced the Leica M11, a 60-megapixel digital rangefinder camera that leads the coveted M-Series Leica cameras into all-new technological territory. Shutterbug had the opportunity to use a preproduction model for a couple weeks before the wraps came off. This review includes some example photos of a $2 million McLaren Senna LM.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 07, 2022  |  0 comments

Want to kick the New Year off right? Do the five things on this list and vanquish some nasty surprises that may be lurking in the calendar ahead.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 31, 2021  |  0 comments

Lucky Camera Straps are handmade in Australia to fit you and the individual way you carry your camera. The new Quick Release System is the fastest we’ve seen yet, and is reinforced with cut and abrasion-resistant Dyneema webbing.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 24, 2021  |  0 comments

Got a new camera? Great feeling, no? Here are 10 camera accessories to enhance your photography pleasure. A few of them are downright necessities.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 17, 2021  |  0 comments

Need a portable drive for those massive files you’re making as a content creator? Or perhaps a reliable backup drive to sidestep disaster when your computer melts like a Marshmallow Peep in a 1500W microwave? Two or three big names dominate the external hard drive offerings at online retailers, and it’s tempting to just pick one with the size and price that appeals the most. Here’s a better plan: the Mercury Elite Pro Mini Portable Drive from OWC, a company that’s been providing computer gear for professionals for 33 years.

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