Reviews / Photography
I appreciate a camera that allows its restrictions to become benefits, a camera that optimizes its best qualities over the addition of secondary and often unnecessary features.... READ MORE
When the Canon 16-35mm f/4L lens was first announced, many photographers were disappointed that it wasn’t a new version of the already existing 16-35mm f... READ MORE
Vanguard’s new flagship binoculars boast high-end extra-low-dispersion glass, plus a host of significant upgrades. We put them to the test to see how well they perform.
Vanguard, based in Whitmore Lake, Michigan, near Detroit, has been designing binoculars, spotting scopes, and... READ MORE
Are you creating your own adventure, scouring the stores for a camera bag that has both outdoor functionality and stealth style? According to Vanguard's Director of Sales and Marketing, Doug Feldner, "supporting the 'real' photographer" is the commitment of Vanguard. "Real" refers to those who, whether they be professional or amateur, love utilizing their camera to create fantastic images.... READ MORE
The Mobi is a standard Class 10 SDHC card that enables wireless connectivity in cameras that don’t already have it. The cards create their own secure hotspot, even in remote outdoor locations, to transfer media to smart devices, PCs, and Macs. With the Mobi card, you can share and transfer images instantly over Wi-Fi to your smartphone, tablet, or computer with the ... READ MORE
Tamron’s brand-new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SP Di VC USD has generated a lot of attention with its release. This is mainly because it offers Canon, Nikon, and Sony shooters access to the super-telephoto zoom. This lens replaces Tamron’s 200-500mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD and provides photographers with... READ MORE
Sony introduced its first two full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Alpha a7 and a7R, to overwhelmingly positive reviews late last year. Revolutionary in many ways, the choices between the two cameras boiled down to the a7, which features a 24.3MP CMOS sensor, quick Hybrid Phase and Contrast autofocus, an electronic front-shutter curtain with Quiet Shutter Mode, faster top flash-... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents three recently introduced Rokinon wide-angle prime lenses, and covers their manual focus designs, compatibility with a wide array of camera types and mounts, and highlights each of the lens's specific attributes. Beginning with the 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS, Becker showcases the Canon EF-mount version of this lens and describes its optical design, nano-... READ MORE
Nobody slips through the cracks with Oben. With variations in size, load capacity, composition, leg locks, and numerous other features, there is an Oben tripod for every photographer and every situation. In this overview, we will profile the wide range of available tripods, monopods, heads, and accessories from Oben.
However let’s start with a brief introduction to the nomenclature used to... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Digital Camera and covers its professional-grade attributes, as well as introduces the camera's wealth of new advancements over previous 1-series cameras. The video begins with an introduction to the basic... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Nikon D4S DSLR Camera and covers its professional-grade attributes, as well as provides a comparison to its predecessor, the D4. The video begins with an introduction to some of the new features of the D4S, including the EXPEED 4 image processor, improved low-light sensitivity, and enhanced 11 fps continuous-shooting performance.... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker discusses the CamRanger Wi-Fi Remote Control for Canon and Nikon DSLRs. Becker demonstrates the simplicity of setting up the remote and establishing a connection between your camera and your iOS or Android smart device or computer. With the free... READ MORE
When photographers begin to explore the world of photography, many often crave lenses with longer focal lengths to reach further from where they are standing into the world of telephoto. Others start to see the world in smaller and smaller ways and purchase specially built macro... READ MORE