TWiP 315 – Cheap and Easy Photographers
Hosts: Frederick Van Johnson, Don Komarechka, Sara France
This week on TWiP…
- What's up with liveBooks?
- The slow devaluation of photography
- Canon introduces the 70D
- An interview with Severin Matusek of EyeEM.com
Don Komarechka and Sara France join Frederick to discuss these topics and lots more on this week's episode of TWiP.
Don: Asus 15.6 Touch Screen laptop
Frederick: Manage Your Day-To-Day (Audible book)
Announcing TWiP's newest ViewBug photo contest:
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Interview with Severin Matusek of EyeEM.com
This week Frederick sits down with Severin Matusek of EyeEM.com. To learn more, head over to EyeEM.com or get the app for iOS or Android.
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Intro Music by: Scott Cannizzaro
Image Credit: Zanna Lyons on Flickr
I shoot for free if it is truly non-profit groups. United-Way, March of Dimes etc. are not included. They seem to be mainly political tax shelters and can afford to pay for my services..
The idea behind the 70D and advancement is primarily to reinforce the EF lens mount into the future. Before this AF advancement it was a question for the geekier Canon owners if EF can live without the mirror. As a Canon and Panasonic owner I love my live view all the time on the m4/3 mount, but the performance is always questionable in critical situations, and lack of quality in the lens line compared to the Canon EF mount. However the quality and established EF line could be in trouble should Canon fail at a mirrorless solution, and people discover how nice always on live view is outside the world of the big two. Also of note is that the dual pixel AF covers supposedly 80% of the sensor for AF capability, far greater sensitivity then the other sensor manufacturers, which supposedly would give greater AF performance across the whole sensor as opposed to the m4/3 and Sony’s which are very center weighted AF performance.
Supposedly. If it works. Which it may not. But hey, at least Canon is trying?