Author: Aman Mehta

Aman is an amateur photographer and a professional writer who loves shooting landscapes and writing about traveling and photography.

The OnePlus Nord brings a breath of fresh air to the smartphone market. This is already evident from the name: instead of a number, it corresponds to a direction. The excellent value for money that OnePlus offered, as compared to iPhone and Samsung, was the major reason the brand invaded the global markets. Somehow, while pushing its top-of-the-line devices further with each release, OnePlus started slipping into the premium category. OnePlus has finally realized the gap in the market, and with the Nord, aims to put itself at the forefront of mid-range smartphones. How does the price difference from the…

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With the Laowa 25mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro, Venus Optics has introduced an ultra macro lens that can achieve an impressive magnification between two and a half and five times the size of the subject. This allows you to capture minute subjects and discover exciting details that you can barely notice with the naked eye. The Canon MP-E 65mm is comparable in terms of maximum image ratio, but is more than twice as expensive. Unlike its Japanese counterpart, the Laowa lens is compatible with a wide range of cameras, including the Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, and Pentax K models…

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With the D780’s release at CES 2020, Nikon brings the long-awaited successor to the successful Nikon D750 after a gap of five years. It not only further develops the tech of the Nikon D750 but also combines some of the latest features of the mirrorless Z series. Did you ever wish to have the touchscreen options and video capabilities of a mirrorless camera and the battery life, optical viewfinder, and lens compatibility of a DSLR? With the D780, Nikon comes close to fulfilling your wish. However, the Nikon D780 has one pitfall: the price. At around $2300, it is significantly…

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The long-awaited Canon EOS R5 was released in July 2020 and has raised the bar for full-frame mirrorless cameras. For a long time, Canon kept itself away from high-end mirrorless cameras. But with the EOS R5, it seems to keep up the pace with the transformation in technology and trend. Of course, Canon doesn’t want to repeat the same mistake Kodak did by not adapting to the market. If you have ever considered switching from a DSLR to a mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS R5 offers you a perfect opportunity to make that transition. In this review, let’s take a…

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Nikon finally released the much-awaited D6 in May 2020 after announcing its proposed arrival in November last year. This top top-of-the-line camera takes the legacy of Nikon’s D series further and gives tough competition to its rival, the Canon EOS 1D X Mark III. The Nikon D6 appeals to passionate amateurs and professionals who don’t want to compromise the autofocusing speed, battery life, and image quality in all conditions, even if it means paying a hefty price and handling a burly camera. On closer inspection, let’s see how the D6 unfolds and whether it lives up to the hype. Design…

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For years, the Japanese photo company Fujifilm has been a pioneer in mirrorless cameras that bring the look and feel of analog photography to life. It has now released the Fujifilm X100V, the fifth version of Fujifilm’s high-end compact line that has overcome most of the weaknesses of its predecessors. So what’s new with the X100V? It may look relatively identical to the X100F, but there are some subtle differences. The biggest changes are the tilting screen and the newly developed lens and sensor. This model has also taken a substantial leap in video quality and autofocusing. In this review,…

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Presented as a DSLR that endorses some of the most interesting features of the mirrorless EOS R, the third generation of the 1D X arrives with new standout points that make it one of the most powerful professional cameras on the market. The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III was announced at CES in early January 2020 and is packed with several new technologies seen for the first time in a DSLR camera. Appealing to professional photographers and filmmakers alike, it eliminates the distinctions between a still and video camera. Let’s dig a bit deeper and see how the Canon EOS-1D…

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