Stock Photography - The great leveller / Do we need the latest model?

Stock Photography - The great leveller / Do we need the latest model?
'Because I can, I buy cameras and lenses I like using, but if I was making purely economic decisions about what I use I would probably still be using the Panasonic G1 and 14-45mm zoom lens I bought back in 2008, since that would still do the job now.
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Nikon Df / Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 and Nokia Lumia 1020 - An unlikely combination

Nikon Df / Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 and Nokia Lumia 1020 - An unlikely combination
'One of the more unlikely combinations I've ever used to take photographs is the Nikon Df + Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 pictured above and my Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone. 'Full Frame' sensor plus manual focus lens designed for film and a micro sensor camera phone. Unlikely maybe, but it's actually a very creative pairing allowing me to create very different images from the same source material. '
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WHAT THE SONY A7s OFFERS IN GOOD AND BAD LIGHT

WHAT THE SONY A7s OFFERS IN GOOD AND BAD LIGHT
"It's always struck me that mirrorless is a choice, in the main, for those who take their photography seriously and are interested in more than snapshots. And the A7s is a VERY serious camera. For me, it's the best all-round camera I've ever bought and used and it's the first camera I've never felt in some way inhibited by. I really do feel that I can go anywhere and shoot anything with it. It's a strange feeling, but I must say I think it's going to be addictive. "
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ZOOM OR PRIME - is there really any difference? And is it worth bothering with the 'kit lens?' Acutance.

ZOOM OR PRIME - is there really any difference? And is it worth bothering with the 'kit lens?' Acutance.
"It's the old question. is a prime lens better than a zoom at the same focal length and aperture? The accepted opinion is that yes it probably is. But haven't zooms got better these days? And since they are more popular, does the oft repeated doctrine that primes are better still hold true?"
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Archive material and my blogger site

Archive material and my blogger site

As I've indicated, all new Soundimageplus blog posts will now be published on this website. However I am intending to keep the blogger site running alongside it to complement what I'm doing here. One of the things that I thought might be useful would be to collect all my archive review and user material together for the various cameras and lenses I've used and present a link to that material.

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