Lightroom's Import is 600% Slower Than Competition


Adobe has already apologized for fumbling its latest Lightroom update, which was riddled with bugs and missing features. Now there’s a new story that’s putting a stain on Adobe’s image: a new test has found that the latest Lightroom is about 600% slower than its competitors. Jim Harmer ..

Review: Using Rhino's EVO Carbon Motorized Slider is Like Gliding Through Air


Rhino Camera Gear is a manufacturer of professional sliders and stabilization rigs for videographers and photographers alike. This month, we got a chance to test out two of their latest products, the Rhino Slider EVO Carbon and Rhino Motion module. Combined, both pieces of equipment promise to create ..

Hands On with the New Leica Q


Leica officially announced their new full-frame Q series camera this morning. The beautifully compact unit features a 24-megapixel sensor and built-in Summilux 28mm f/1.7 lens. Designed for performance on the go, we got a chance to sit down with the Leica Q and get a better feeling for its aluminum and magnesium ..

Testing the Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 with Nightscape Photography


February has brought back the galactic core of the Milky Way into the sky. It is now rising in the east just before sunrise. Each week it will rise a little bit earlier in the night. I have a trip planned for this spring and have been thinking about some of the shots I want […]

Samsung NX1 Review: Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder


The other day I was speaking with a friend and he was lamenting about having to deal with 2 minutes of aimless introduction at the start every review. “There’s always something” he said. He now skips the beginning just to get the beans of the review and the conclusive notes. By definition ..

Review: Wideshow for iOS Delivers Slideshows for the Modern Era


Forcing your family and friends to sit down and relive memories via a slideshow has been a popular option since Kodak patented the first Slide Projector in 1965. However, since the turn of the century, digital photography has taken off, and the once familiar clicking sound of carousel units are nowhere ..

Review: Kick Lightroom Up a Notch with PFixer and a MIDI Controller


Not so long ago I posted a little rant against Lightroom on Reddit. I use Lightroom on a daily basis. It’s a great piece of software, and it does two things very well: cataloging and RAW processing. My problem is with the interface. The interface uses little sliders, the most skeuomorphic layout ..

Review: The Angenieux 25mm f/0.95 Was Used for NASA Moon Photos


If you want to pick up an interesting lens for your camera, check out the Angenieux 25mm f/0.95. It’s a somewhat hard-to-find lens that was once used by NASA to photograph the moon with a lunar probe. Above is a 2-minute video intro and review of the lens by photographer Mathieu Stern. Stern says ..

Retrospecs App Transforms Your Photos into Retro Computing Art


Do you yearn for a time when graphics were more pixelated and Betamax still had a chance? At times, we can’t help but to reminisce about late 20th-century technology, which is why we have decided to take a close look at Retrospecs for iOS. This nifty $2 app allows you to quickly transform your favorite ..

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Review: A Battle of 85mm Lenses


Sigma is continuing to extend its Art series with the new 85mm f/1.4. The long-awaited lens received lots of attention when it was first announced at Photokina 2016. I had a chance to try out this great lens at Photokina, but of course I needed to examine the results on a computer and look at […]