First Impressions of the Fujifilm X-T2
The launch of the Fujifilm X-T2 had many photographers excited, with the successor to the wildly popular X-T1 promising higher image quality, 4K video recording and faster autofocus. With its new release, Fujifilm hopes to convert more photographers to the X-system with the DSLR-like handling of the X-T2. ..
Review: Sigma's 24-35mm f/2 Art is Like a Prime Lens that Zooms
Sigma recently announced another groundbreaking lens in their acclaimed Global Vision line of Art series lenses, the 24-35mm f/2. This is the world’s first full frame zoom lens with an f/2 aperture. You heard that right. Prime lens speed, with the ability to change the focal length of the lens. Wow. ..
Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E Review: Worth the Money… if You're a Pro
Out with the old and in with the new. Nikon has released their latest update to the 70-200 f/2.8. The older VR II (G-type) has been a cornerstone of many professional photographer’s bags, not to mention one of our most rented lenses. Nikon made some big changes revising this lens. Have they added enough ..
Kai Tries Out the Canon M5 in His First Post-DigitalRev Camera Review
Kai’s departure from DigitalRev—news we shared earlier today—has made some pretty big waves throughout the photo industry. Where will photo lovers go for their slightly inappropriate, kind of funny, sometimes annoying camera reviews now!? No worries, Kai’s got you covered. As we mentioned ..
The Myth of More (Not Just Another Fuji X100T Review)
I’ll say this right up front: what you’re about to read is not a review of the Fujifilm X100T. That’s a good thing, because I’m a lousy camera reviewer. So if that’s what you’re looking for, stop reading right now and hightail it over to one of the many excellent camera review sites instead. ..
Photographer Puts the iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 Plus Through Their Paces in Iceland
While everybody was still speculating and chasing after rumors about the then unofficial iPhone 6, photographer Austin Mann was hopping a plane to Iceland with a 5S, 6 and 6 Plus in tow. His mission was to test these three phones out side-by-side and see if the major tech updates Apple made to the camera ..
The Panasonic LX100 is 'Probably the Best Zoom Compact Ever Made', Says DPReview
DPReview recently got a chance to put the $900 Panasonic Lumix LX100 through a thorough review, and after putting it through the wringer, the camera has come out victorious… like really victorious. In fact, it received the highest ever award in its class. The long and short of the review is that ..
Review: Zenit TTL is a Solid SLR for the Price of a Roll of Fuji Slide Film
In the 1970s and 1980s, photographers on a budget had help from an unlikely corner. While the West may have faced occasionally tense stand-offs against the Eastern Bloc, two of the Communist world’s biggest camera makers made millions of cameras that helped amateur shutterbugs get on the first rung ..
Review: Nucis Leather 'Simple Life' Camera Strap
When it comes to photography accessories, it may first appear that there is no other object in such mass production as the camera strap. Stopping by even the smallest store will present you with racks of options. However, today, we are here to tell you about one of our favorite straps; it is not without ..
A Review of the Venus 60mm f/2.8, the World's First 2:1 Macro Lens with Infinity Focus
Last month, a Chinese company called Venus Optics unveiled a 60mm f/2.8 lens, the first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Thomas Shahan, the “Bob Ross of macro photography“, was sent a copy from the company and reviewed it in the 4.5-minute video above. Shahan notes that the lens ..