The CompactFlash Association announced a new media card format last month, and now Sony and Nikon have introduced the first media and digital cameras, respectively. But what exactly is an XQD memory card? Read on for the details. A Different Type of Media for Different Type of Camera Most consumers have grown used to the standard SD card for digital media. It is become … [Read more...] about What Is an XQD Card? The New Media for Pro Cameras!
I got a great question via email this week. So good that it demanded a long, detailed answer worth sharing! Your tweets about your NEX have intrigued me a bit...I get tired of lugging my Nikon D90 around with my kids, yet I find the quality of most point-and-shoot cameras terrible...so the NEX seems like an interesting compromise. I'm trying to decide between the NEX-5N, … [Read more...] about Why Buy a NEX-7? Why Sony NEX At All?
Over the last year, I have purchased two Canon digital cameras. Both are excellent, and I would recommend them to anyone. But each came with a worthless 32 MB SD flash card. So did the (now broken) HP point-and-shoot I picked up last year. And the Nikon that preceded the Canon. In fact, it appears that just about every digital camera comes with a tiny, mostly-useless "starter" … [Read more...] about E-Waste: 32 MB Flash Cards