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Sunday Morning Showdown: Skyfall Shoot-Out — Rolex Vs. Grand Seiko

HomeSunday Morning ShowdownSunday Morning Showdown: Skyfall Shoot-Out — Rolex Vs. Grand Seiko Sunday Morning ShowdownSunday Morning Showdown: Skyfall Shoot-Out — Rolex Vs. Grand Seiko Blue dial Sky-Dweller 326934 Vs Grand Seiko Skyflake SBGA407 by Rob Nudds & Ben Hodges June 14, 2020 MIN READSunday Morning Showdown: Skyfall Shoot-Out — Rolex Vs. Grand Seiko Sky-Dweller “Skyflake” Ben Hodges Rob Nudds In this Sunday morning column, two of our writers go head-to-head in an epic showdown for the ages. Strong opinions and hysterical hyperbole are welcome (so feel free to join in with the fun in the comments section below). And don’t forget to let us know which watches you’d like to see torn to shreds/effusively exalted next week. We’ll try and feature as many of our readers’ choices as we can. This week, it’s all about blue. And now we need your help to decide between two very different watches from Rolex and Grand Seiko. Enter the Sky-Dweller and Skyflake SBGA407…
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Mastering Light to Shoot Watch Photos Like A Pro At Home

When it comes to photography – shooting watches or otherwise, how many megapixels does a photographer really need? Sure, it’s the singular metric that’s more or less defined a veritable arms race in the photo-taking industry since the advent of the digital camera. But does it really matter? Can a 20 megapixel Nikon D500 from five years ago produce the same quality of image as Sony’s newest 64 megapixel monster? The answer is obviously as complicated as it is entirely subjective, because just about anything can be a deadly weapon in the hands of a trained assassin, right? Ultimately, the secret to creating beautiful images on either platform isn’t the size of the camera sensor, or even the lens attached to the camera, though both of those elements are certainly critical. Even still, the single most important element of photographing watches is actually quite a simple one: light.
Presented using lighting tools from our friends at Profoto,
whose commitment to light shaping excellence tod..