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Mike Elek

Mike Elek is a longtime journalist and was one of the original editors for The Wall Street Journal Online. He also has worked as a reporter and editor in Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; Vineland, N.J.; Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; New York City; and Hong Kong. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran. He shoots with film and digital cameras.

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Nov 19, 2018    0
In this episode, Canon and Nikon have announced mirrorless camera systems. Both systems comes with high price tags and a limited number of lenses. What's not to love?
Nov 01, 2018    0
Every major digital system has a premium normal lens, and now Pentax is among them with its HD Pentax-D FA* 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW. The lens is part of the Pentax Star line and is dustproof and weather-...
Oct 29, 2018    0
Pentax is one of the beloved names of photography, first capturing a generation with the Spotmatic and then introducing 35mm film via the K1000. In the digital space, the Pentax name hasn’t been at...
Oct 28, 2018    0
One of the more interesting announcements this fall is the Zeiss ZX1 – a fixed-lens camera. Historically, Zeiss has been a manufacturer of camera lenses but not a manufacturer of cameras. From 1929...
Oct 27, 2018    0
As one of the big camera makers, Nikon has been absent from the mirrorless market for serious photographers. Discover More. The Nikon 1 line of cameras appealed to novice photographers with some of...
Oct 26, 2018    0
After testing the waters these past few years with varying degrees of commitment to the mirrorless segment, Canon apparently has decided to get serious. The Canon EOS R represents a concerted effort...
Oct 18, 2018    0
Coinciding with the release of the PowerShot SX740 HS, Canon also announced its latest so-called bridge camera, the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS. Like the SX740 HS, this camera adds just enough new...
Oct 17, 2018    0
When it comes to lenses, Canon’s L series are always held in high regard. Just look at the sidelines at any sporting event, and you’ll see lots of the off-white lens barrels. For those who need an...
Oct 15, 2018    0
The point and shoot market still has its fans, and Canon is among a few camera makers that continues to produce reasonably priced products for this segment. The Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has specs...
Mar 25, 2018    0
Fujifilm has enjoyed widespread popularity and loyalty with its excellent mirrorless X-series cameras and lenses, but there is one market that the company hasn’t cracked in significant numbers:...

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