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Force1 U49W Blue Heron: A Great Beginner Drone


It never ceases to amaze me the number of features available in the current crop of cost-effective drones. As features trickle down from the expensive units to the budget-friendly versions,

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DJI Mavic Air 2: DJI’s Smartest Drone Yet?


The new DJI Mavic Air 2 is the successor of the DJI Mavic Air that was launched in 2018. It’s an all-rounder model from DJI that has become people’s favorite.

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DJI Mavic Mini: A Portable FlyCam for Everyday Use


Choosing the right drone can be a minefield; there are so many different models to choose from. A great starting point is the DJI Mavic Mini. This is a portable

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Hubsan Zino Drone: A Mid-Price Wonder


The Hubsan Zino is a cost-effective alternative to the DJI Mavic. Although it doesn’t have the same level of quality, it still has a lot of professional, capable features.

Lens Reviews

Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Review

The Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG is an older style lens that provides a circular fisheye view. Images are relatively sharp at f/8, but considering the price point, there are far more budget-friendly options on the market.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Review

The Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD is a decent, well-built prime lens. Image quality is good, and though it's fairly expensive for a third-party prime lens, it's build quality and close focusing distance almost make up the difference.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di VC USD Review

The Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di VC USD is an excellent prime lens for a range of photography types. As a Super Performance lens, it has a superior build quality and an array of features like image stabilization and a USD autofocusing motor.

FUJINON XF 27mm f/2.8 Review

The FUJINON XF 27mm f/2.8 is a small and compact prime lens, which is an ideal solution for travel and discreet street photography. The lens features great optical qualities in a very lightweight design.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S Review

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S is a prime lens that is very hard to find fault with. Image quality is superb as is the autofocus, but the tricky manual focusing can be an issue for some.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Review

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S is a more cost-effective version of the f/2.8 lens. It still provides exceptional optical qualities with an arguably better balance on the likes of the Nikon Z range of cameras.

Altura Photo 8mm f/3 Fisheye Review

The Altura Photo 8mm f/3 Fisheye lens is a budget-friendly offering that provides good quality optics for the price. Featuring a fully manual design, it comes with a petal shaped lens hood, lens cap, and formfitting case.

Rokinon 85mm T1.5 Review

The Rokinon 85mm T1.5 produces lovely images, reproduces color well, and is consistent in focus and bokeh. When comparing it to the ZEISS CP.3 85mm T2.1, you’ll notice very small differences. ZEISS lenses are a tiny bit sharper and will have a more pleasing bokeh. But honestly, for the vast majority of applications, the two lenses are indistinguishable.

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Review

The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary is a good sharp, fast 30mm prime lens for mirrorless crop sensor cameras. This lens is very good value for the money and will make a nice addition to your lens collection.

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Review

The Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens offers superb image quality at a much better price than its Canon or Nikon rivals.
Buying Guides
Camera Reviews

Canon EOS M3 Review

The Canon EOS M3 is an excellent starter camera. It offers great image quality and average video recording at 1080p. Although it doesn't contain the features of the modern EOS M cameras, it is still a solid option.

Fujifilm X100F Review

The combination of excellent image quality, attractive style, and usability make the Fujifilm X100F a very powerful addition in the X100 series. It's undoubtedly an exquisite camera to shoot with.

Canon EOS Rebel T7i Review

The Canon Rebel range has been around for a long time, and the EOS Rebel T7i does offer comparatively good value. While the build quality leaves something to be desired, the image quality and overall handling are still great.

Fujifilm X-T4 Review

The Fujifilm X-T4 is one of the best APS-C cameras available on the market. Its images are attractive, video quality is top-notch, and it excels in almost every other respect. It’s undoubtedly an engaging APS-C mirrorless camera to shoot with.

Insta360 EVO Review

The Insta360 EVO is an exciting device capable of creating 3D footage for VR headsets. It also has excellent 360-degree capabilities. This is a fantastic camera that allows you to create unbelievable immersive media content.

Insta360 ONE X Review

The Insta360 ONE X is undoubtedly one of the best 360-degree action cameras available. Its recording quality and, design, and usability are fantastic. If you want to produce professional multimedia content, this is an excellent choice.

GoPro Fusion Review

The GoPro Fusion is an exciting 360-degree camera that gives users unparalleled creativity. The durable design and high-quality camera make this a top choice in the 360-degree camera market.

DJI Osmo Action Review

The DJI Osmo Action is a great contender and an unexpected find in the action camera market. This camera offers excellent recording capability and a brilliant set of features. It is the perfect device for recording adventure footage and sports.

GoPro MAX Review

The GoPro MAX represents a step in the right direction for fully immersive 360 degree video footage. This little unit is chock full of features and also doubles up as a regular action cam.

Nikon Z50 Review

The Nikon Z50 is a mid-priced mirrorless, crop sensor camera which provides a flavor of its full-frame siblings. It may not be the most perfectly complete mirrorless camera on the market, but it has loads of potential at this price.
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Camera Bags
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USA GEAR SLR Camera Backpack Case: A Great Low-Profile Backpack


The USA GEAR SLR Camera Backpack Case is a perfect choice for a photographer who doesn’t want to be overly flashy. The compact, streamlined nature of the backpack doesn’t draw

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MegaGear Torres Mini Leather Camera Messenger Bag: Exquisite Fashion


The MegaGear Torres Mini Leather Camera Messenger bag, which is in this case made out of mink leather, is one of the highest quality leather camera bags out on the

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Zecti Camera Backpack: Durable & Perfect for Harsh Weather


The Zecti Camera Backpack is a durable, waterproof backpack that can handle the toughest rainstorm. This Zecti camera bag comes with a removable rain cover as well as a high-density

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S-ZONE Waterproof Waxed Canvas Camera Backpack: Ideal for Traveling Photographers


The S-ZONE Waterproof Waxed Canvas Camera Backpack is the ideal backpack for photographers who travel often. S-ZONE’s waxed canvas backpack is constructed of quality, durable material with a rugged and

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Neewer Camera Bag: Perfectly Compact Backpack


The Neewer camera bag is a perfect compact backpack for cameras and camera accessories. Photographers who have multiple lenses won’t find themselves in a difficult position as the main compartment

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Beschoi Camera Backpack: The Stylish Solution


Buying into a quality camera backpack is a needed essential for us photographers. The reasons are many-fold: a storage area for all our precious equipment, protection, easily accessible, weatherproof, comfy,

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Lowepro ProTactic BP 350 AW II Backpack: Perfect for Any Adventure


The Lowepro ProTactic BP 350 AW II backpack is back, redesigned for better access and protection. It’s a top of the range backpack, made for daily use and to take

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Travel Smoothly with the Think Tank Airport Advantage Roller Bag


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

Tripod Reviews
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MeFOTO Roadtrip Tripod: Perfect Size and Quality


The MeFoto Roadtrip Tripod is easily a prime example of the best of the best when it comes to compact travel tripods. This tripod is constructed with lightweight aluminum and

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GEEKOTO AT24Pro Dreamer 77″ Aluminum Tripod: Tall, Compact, and Rugged


The GEEKOTO AT24Pro Dreamer is one of the best tripods out there with its maximum height of 77.5 inches and lightweight design. This tripod is constructed with a durable and

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GEEKOTO AT24 Traveller 58” Ultra-Compact Lightweight Aluminum Tripod: Best Travel Tripod


The GEEKOTO AT24 Traveller 58” ultra-compact lightweight aluminum tripod is the ideal choice for a travel photographer who needs a lightweight tripod for the field. This 58″ tripod is constructed

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Manfrotto Pixi Evo Mini Tripod Review


A mini tripod may be a curious addition to your kickback, especially if you have invested into full-sized versions, monopods, and the like. But, depending on the subjects you shoot,

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Zomei 55″ Travel Tripod: Fantastically Compact with Quick-Release Legs


A travel tripod is a must-have accessory for the avid adventurer. Tripods allow you to experiment with different types of photography such as long-exposures and low-light compositions. When traveling, you

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Manfrotto X-Pro 3-Way Head: Multi Way Goodness


There are times in our photography journeys where we have to bite the bullet and buy top-quality accessories. This is almost a given with our camera and lenses, but not

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Gitzo Systematic Series 3 GT3543LS Tripod Review: A Solid Performer


When it comes to camera tripods, it’s usually the set and forget mentality. That is, buy a sturdy, high-quality version which should last you many years. These units may not

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The Benro Slim Travel Kit: An Excellent Tripod for All Occasions


Benro, if you have heard of them or not, has a nice range of tripods for all occasions. They range from travel tripods to large studio gear made of various