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6 Best Studio Strobe Lights

Creating your own lighting during shoots and not relying on natural lighting or your camera flash allows you to take full control of the mood in your photos. Good lighting is crucial for creating the perfect ambiance. There are plenty of ways to do this, be it the strategic angling of a lighting umbrella or

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Nikon D610: What’s Changed Since the D600?

Back in 2012, Nikon launched its full-frame camera, the D600. Almost a year later it was replaced with the Nikon D610. The D610 is quite similar to the D600, but it comes with a few changes. Its improved shutter mechanism boosts continuous shooting, a new ‘Quiet Continuous’ mode has been added, and the only other

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6 Best Outdoor WiFi Home Security Cameras

The need for outdoor WiFi home security cameras has increased more and more over recent years. As the technology is more accessible than ever, solutions on the market make it ever easier to remotely communicate with delivery people, watch the home, or simply alert unwanted types on your property. There are lots units on the

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6 Best Compact Binoculars

Whether you’re looking for compact binoculars for birdwatching, hunting, stargazing, or any other outdoor adventure, it’s important to know which ones are the best quality before shelling out a ton of money. You have to keep many aspects in mind and, especially if you are a novice, a massive amount of technical parameters can be overwhelming.

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Best Cameras for Outdoor Photography

Nature is chock-full of compelling subjects. Venture out into the wilderness and you’ll find sweeping panoramas with vivid flora and fauna. Both challenging and inspiring, mother nature certainly has a special way of enticing photographers to seek new perspectives. If you’re feeling inspired to explore the outdoors, you may be curious about cameras for outdoor

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5 Best Affordable Medium Format Cameras

Rounding up the most affordable medium format cameras may seem like a contradiction in terms, but today’s models are far more affordable than ever before. Some are definitely more expensive compared to the usual crop of mirrorless or DSLR cameras, but these offerings are generally higher resolution and the quality justifies the price. Medium format

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Fujifilm X-T100: A Premium Model for Beginners

The Fujifilm X-T100 is a stylish and advanced camera that has been designed for beginners but sits above the entry-level cameras. Unlike the Fujifilm’s high-end X Series camera lineup, it employs a 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS Bayer sensor. Other notable features include an electronic viewfinder, a three-way touchscreen display, and 4K video capture. The camera is

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6 Best Indoor WiFi Home Security Cameras

Although there are plenty of wired in security cameras on the market, there’s nothing like the flexibility and convenience of wireless connectivity and power. That’s why we’re bringing you this list of the best indoor WiFi home security cameras. These are all independent units which cover basic home security, but in many cases have an

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7 Best Indoor Smart Home Security Cameras

The best indoor smart home security cameras have come a long way since the old days of huge multi-camera/monitor setups. It’s not really about miniaturization, but making the whole system as convenient as possible, while still cramming in all the latest tech features. For just a few hundred dollars, many of the top solutions provide

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7 Best Stylish Camera Bags

When it comes to camera bags, style and functionality are not mutually exclusive. In fact, many companies have set out to make the best stylish camera bags designed to protect your gear and look good doing it. Some of us might shrug and say a camera bag is a camera bag. Yet there are many

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Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art: Third Party Workhorse

I have to admit, I have a soft spot for the 24-70mm zoom lens. A little weird having emotional attachment to a focal length range, but this lens was my first, top quality zoom lens back in the day. In my case, it was the Canon L-series version which covered the most usable focal lengths

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7 Best Solar Filters for Cameras

Interested in solar photography? Before you go out and start taking shots of the blazing sun, you should know that proper gear is absolutely necessary. The sun is extremely bright and constantly radiates harmful rays, such as ultraviolet and infrared, making certain precautions necessary. Taking a direct photo of the sun without the correct filter

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6 Best Doorbell Cameras

Home security is of the utmost importance. Everyone has a right to feel safe in their own home. Furthermore, when we go out to work, socializing, or on holiday, we want peace of mind. A doorbell camera is a handy device that can provide this extra security. A doorbell camera is essentially a standard doorbell,

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Laowa 100mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro: 2x Macro Solution

Lots of choice is a good thing when it comes to camera lenses. There was a time when you could only trust the same make as a camera for optics, but not any more. Many third-party lens manufacturers are producing fine zoom and prime lenses, as evident with the Laowa 100mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro. Laowa

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8 Best Underwater Cameras

While there are countless cameras to keep up with your land-based adventures, the pool suddenly shrinks when those adventures involve water. We typically keep our electronics a safe distance from water and for good reason – it threatens to damage them beyond repair. What is there to do when you want to take your photographer’s

6 Best Night Vision Binoculars

We recently reviewed the best night vision goggles, however, night vision binoculars are easier to come by and are generally more cost-effective. The only real downside with using binocular versions is that they are not hands-free, but the convenience and value for money more than tip the balance. In this roundup we will try and

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8 Best Binoculars for Kids

Most grown-up children can remember the time when they progressed from their DIY toilet roll optics to real binoculars. These were usually an adult’s expensive set, which they didn’t really want to be covered with sticky fingers, which meant child-friendly alternatives were needed. Binoculars for children depend on their age group and experience, thus bringing

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7 Best Fake Security Cameras

Being tasked with finding the best fake security cameras on the market seemed a little strange at first. Especially when the usual course of events is analyzing camera equipment to the nth degree. However, this is an area that should be noted for all photographers, as it’s more than likely that we want to keep

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Fujifilm X-T10: A Stylish and Functional Mirrorless Camera

The Fujifilm X series is a great range of mirrorless cameras – these models are stylish but functional. One such model is the Fujifilm X-T10. This mirrorless device is a brilliant starting camera and offers a combination of quality and functionality. If you want a basic camera that allows you to take sharp images, the

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5 Best Monoculars

Monoculars are the perfect accessory for any photography enthusiast – from the wildlife explorer looking to get a close-up view of a bird in the wild to the fashion photographer aiming to get a detailed look at an embellishment on a garment. Think of a monocular as a small retractable telescope that fits inside your

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8 Best Cheap Lenses for Canon You Can Buy

If you own a Canon camera, you surely will want to invest in some quality Canon lenses. Nothing is better than the communication between camera and lens when you’re using native lenses. These high-quality robust lenses from Canon can be spendy for those without deep pockets, but never fear! There are some reasonably priced Canon

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Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM: The New Standard Portrait Lens?

If you have wholeheartedly bought into either the Canon EOS R and/or EOS RP mirrorless camera bodies, then you’re probably shopping around for some equally tasty lenses. Depending on your shooting preferences, you now have the option of the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM or its counterpart the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS. We

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7 Best Night Vision Goggles

The idea of the best night vision goggles may conjure up mental images of special operations teams or Army type games, but these handy devices have a whole bunch of uses. Night-time surveillance and security of the home or work premises, wildlife spotting or even when you are camping and need to make a quick

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Leica M10-P: A Masterful Camera for Ultimate Professional Use

The Leica M10-P is one of the most stylish and well-designed cameras we have seen. It has a rare combination of retro design (hailing back to early analog models) and advanced technology. This means it looks stunning but is also highly functional. This a camera designed for professional usage only – this is certainly not

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5 Best Spotting Scopes

Similar to binoculars, before buying a spotting scope (which has a considerably larger magnification power than the binoculars) the first thing that should come into your mind is what you want it for. Whether you are a nature lover or a birdwatcher, you are into astronomy or hunting, either way, a good spotting scope may

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8 Best Film Cameras

Despite the stream of new camera models and ever-advancing technology, film photography is making a comeback. Shooting with film is a time-consuming process that yields unpredictable results, yet many photographers are shooting with the best film cameras for those very reasons.  While film photographs don’t always turn out as intended, they achieve a sought-after aesthetic

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Sony a9 II: Is It Any Better Than the Older a9?

Before May 2017, the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II and the Nikon D5 were considered to be the kings of sports and press photography, but Sony changed the game with the launch of the Sony a9. With its compact design, reduced weight and incredibly fast performance, the Alpha a9 was one of the best full-frame mirrorless