Back in 2009, Leica was the first to introduce a full-frame digital rangefinder camera. All the fun of a DSLR, but in a more compact form. This was very appealing, considering the optics that came with the camera. Move on a few years and the Leica Q2 follows on from the highly capable Leica Q
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The Sony a9 remains the company’s most expensive mirrorless camera but for a reason. It has been claimed as the best model of the Alpha series as its specialty is in fast-action photography. Its 24.2-megapixel full-frame sensor has the ability to capture 20 frames per second (fps). It also has blackout-free shooting which allows you
As the second model in Olympus’ OM-D series, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 raises the bar when it comes to technicalities. It was created for professionals and camera enthusiasts as you will end up spending some time going through all the settings the camera has to offer. The OM-D E-M1 is filled with many features and
Sony has been making its presence known in various technology markets and in the camera industry. It is tough competition which was evident with the Sony a7 release. From SLR to mirrorless camera, Sony has experimented with different concepts and does not disappoint. The Sony a7, along with the a7R, was the start of Sony’s
This year, Samsung has stepped up its game and is challenging all its competitors to come out with innovative designs. First, it was the foldable screen and now the Samsung Galaxy S10 has features that will have heads turning. Just by the look of it, the all-screen design gives the smartphone a sleek and modern
Apple has become a strong competitor in the technology market. From its smartphones to laptops, the logo is recognizable worldwide. As of late, the tablets have been crowned as some of the best. Recently, Apple released the iPad Pro 12.9 which has a large display and a slim design that has many tablet enthusiasts turning
The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II lens is one of the most popular lenses the company has. Most can buy the lens separately or in kits as this is usually the additional camera that comes with bundles. It is also a go-to lens due to its cheap price, telephoto zoom range, compact size, and
The DJI Phantom 4 Pro is one of the many incredible drones made by the company. DJI itself has made a strong presence in manufacturing impressive drones. Due to their high-end features and functionality, Phantoms are the most popular drones worldwide. DJI definitely stays on top of their game releasing new models at a consistent
It’s been a year since Nikon has expanded with the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4. This huge zoom is the first telephoto lens in the Nikkor collection with a built-in 1.4x teleconverter. Some might even consider it to be a dream lens. As one of the largest lenses perfect for outdoor and wildlife, expectations
When traveling with camera gear, it can be tedious getting through security. If you’re lucky, you won’t be asked to take out any cameras or accessories, but that’s rarely the case. So to all photographers who tend to travel a lot with the camera gear, the Think Tank Airport Advantage bag might be perfect for
Nikon’s Z-series is no stranger to the lens market. Prior to the Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S release, the series had the Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S and the Z 58mm f/0.95 Noct. As for the f-stops on the other two lenses, the 14-30mm’s f-stop does not compare, but with Nikon everything has its purpose.
The Anker PowerCore 20100 is one of the best portable chargers that your money can buy, but is also affordable. Whether you are traveling, running errands, or just doing your normal routine, having an external power bank, like the Anker PowerCore 20100, in your bag is a must. There is nothing like having a dead
You can set your camera to get the most accurate color and even use some of the top post-production programs out there but all that means nothing if your monitor is not displaying the correct color. Luckily, you can correct this in a quick and easy way. All you have to do is adjust the
If you are looking for a versatile tripod that is simple and dependable, the Patekfly 12-inch Flexible Tripod might be the one for you. This tripod is suitable for a variety of different environments whether it be something for your desktop or an attachment for your bike. The tripod has a sturdy and flexible feature
When it comes to shooting clean and bright photographs, bright lights are a must. In today’s market, there is an abundant amount of lighting that can give photographers this effect but which ones are worth the price? You can always opt for a professional setup but for those on a budget, the RoundFlash Ring is
Gitzo has been making high-quality tripods for quite a while and has been a go-to brand for many professional landscape and wildlife photographers. A majority of their products are made just for that, the outdoors. Back in early 2018, Gitzo wanted to expand their company and made their way into the backpack market. That was
Moving around with camera gear can be extremely risky, especially if you are traveling abroad with it. But regardless of where you are going, having a lens, a camera body, or any other necessity break is something photographers do not look forward to or want to experience. Of course, with weather, carelessness, or anything else
When it comes to photography shoulder bags, there is an infinite amount to choose from. You have shoulder bags that are perfect for your commute and others that have been designed for your camera and extra accessories. And while some are hits, there are also many misses. It can be a tedious process having to
BlackRapid is no stranger to making top-of-the-line and unique camera straps. With each release, you can expect nothing but quality. The BlackRapid Sport Breathe sling became an addition to their Breathe Line back in 2017 but still remains relevant. The BlackRapid Breathe Line itself is different from other camera straps due to how the elements
What is one thing that wedding, concert, and sports photographers all have in common? They use more than one lens and camera. Of course, this does not only apply to these photographers. But anyone who had to shoot an event and constantly had to switch their gear knows it is tedious to do. Also, you
When the opportunity comes to travel with photography gear, this is where you have to determine what is actually important. This can be difficult because bringing everything you have is not ideal. Of course, there are the go-to lenses, camera bodies, chargers, and memory cards, but many tend to overlook the tripod. It is actually
Whether you are traveling the world or going to a photo session in your city, protecting your gear is crucial. Getting your valuable materials stolen is no fun, especially when in a foreign location. And because of that, Pacsafe released their anti-theft camera backpack to make sure your items are secure. The company is no
Just like there is an endless amount of cameras, there is also an infinite amount of camera bags to go with them. With different price points, styles, and manufacturers, it is actually an overwhelming process to pinpoint which bags are dependable not only for your camera, but your lenses and extra accessories. To figure out
The enhancement of smartphone photography has taken a giant leap as many companies are creating these phones with more than one lens. This allows users to take impeccable photos without the need of having some sort of professional camera. But another alternative to enhancing your photography is external lenses for smartphones. Over the past years,
With the enhancement of cameras on smartphones, add-on lenses have been commonly used. The main issue with these smartphone camera lenses is the optical quality that usually is not the best since many lenses are inexpensive. On the other end, there are smartphone lenses that produce incredible image quality but comes with difficult attachment mechanisms.
DJI is known for the drones and has been extremely successful with their user-friendly flying cameras. Those who fly drones notice that most upgrades happen within controllers which is why they are constantly released. With that, DJI happened to launch a new controller, the DJI Smart Controller. This controller is an accessory for DJI’s OccuSync
The Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM is no new lens to the market, having made its debut in the middle of 2009. Despite its age, photographers still enjoy using this lens. It has a convenient and practical focal length while still remaining quite light. You also can’t forget about the incredible image quality.
Huawei announced their new P-series, dedicated to giving its consumers top-notch devices for photography – which is what the “P” stands for. Like the P10, P20, and P20 Pro before, you can expect lots of new features on the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro phones, including an improved camera system, upgraded processors, and loads of
We have seen smart glasses make a presence in the technology world with some flops, but North Focals have been resilient in comparison to competitors. First, it was Google that came out with Google Glass but the build was not as practical. Focals by North are smart glasses that do not look like smart glasses
When the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens was released in 2013, it stirred up the photography world. It became the first full-frame prime lens that was a part of Sigma’s Global Vision Art series. The lens itself gave its competitors a run for their money mainly for its price point but also its