14″ MacBook Pro with M1 Max Reviewed by Pro Photographer Austin Mann

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“Final output of star-stacked image. Stacking 100 TIFF files (150MB each) in Starry Landscape Stacker took 4m24s”

Professional photographer Austin Mann has shared his review of Apple’s 14-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Max chip, detailing how the new laptop works for his photography workflows. His build includes 64GB of RAM and an 8TB SSD.

Mann has previously worked with Apple to review the company’s newest iPhones over the years, including this year’s iPhone 13 Pro.

Mann pushed the MacBook Pro through a series of tests and benchmarks to begin, and was impressed with the machine’s battery life, that seemingly would not go down from 100%. He essentially was impressed with the speed and power offered from the new MacBook Pro, plus how cool the laptop remains when under heavy workflows.

“The MacBook Pro M1 Max can show me images faster than I can look at them, process panoramas bigger than I’ve ever needed (so far) and the battery life lasts way longer than I can work in a single session… its capabilities broaden my horizons and make me feel like the only limiting factor in my artistic process is my own creative vision, not my gear… and this exactly the way it should be,” concluded Mann.

Click here to read Mann’s full review of the 14-inch MacBook Pro.