August 2018

My thoughts on DJI's Osmo Mobile 2 smartphone gimbal

DJI Osmo Mobile 2 Smartphone GimbalI’ve been using an Osmo Mobile 2 off and on for a couple months now, and have . The TL;DR version is that it works quite well, but certainly ruins the convenience of simply pulling a smartphone out of your pocket, so it’s definitely a niche product. One reason to consider it is if you’re thinking of taking the plunge on a Ronin for your big camera you can get a relatively-inexpensive taste of using a gimbal, as the .

Nikon gets serious about mirrorless with Z 6, Z 7, and lenses

Finally Nikon has done something to staunch the flow of defections from its DSLRs to Sony mirrorless cameras – and to make life easier for those of us who want to get the benefits of mirrorless, including a smart EVF, fast AF for video, better focus area coverage, and potentially-silent operation, without leaving behind our current Nikon gear and our love for the handling of Nikon’s DSLRs. The Nikon Z 7 is basically the mirrorless equivalent of the , and the Z 6 is very much like the Nikon D750 (although with a much higher frame rate). You can see .