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5 hours ago
I will admit it… I went into this project trying to break cameras. As I’ve written many times before, I love “tough” point-and-shoot cameras simply because they provide the kind of durability that all of your gear should offer; they can be handled roughly, treated poorly, and still perform their duties. More so, they can be submerged and shoot underwater and withstand dust, drops, and crushes,...
1 day ago
On my recent trip to Mexico, I knew I would be spending a lot of time in and around water. I had plans to snorkel in reefs and cenotes, cliff dive, kayak, and just hang poolside and at the beach. I also knew I would be bringing a good deal of camera gear and, even though much of that gear was waterproof, I wanted a bag to provide extra protection for the cameras, as well as keep non-photo items—...
1 day ago
The word “professional” gets thrown around quite often in the photography industry, often without much credence; however, the Roundshot VR Drive Metric Panoramic Head from Seitz is just that—a professional’s tool. Used by forensic teams, real estate agents, engineers, and other...

      

1 week ago
In the following video, Larry Becker covers a broad range of X-mount lenses specifically designed for the popular Fujifilm X Series of mirrorless digital cameras. Beginning with a pair of zoom lenses, Becker takes a look at the...

1 week ago
In the following video, Larry Becker, from KelbyOne Media, gets his hands on Canon’s megapixel monsters, the EOS 5DS and 5DS R. The video delves deep into the possibilities offered by the 50.6MP...
2 weeks ago
It seems that, this time, Sony has made a camera that will make even the most steadfast DSLR shooters pause and consider mirrorless cameras, if only for a second. That, in itself, makes the a7RII a huge accomplishment and makes me extremely lucky for the opportunity to take it out for a test drive.  I was given just one weekend with the ...
2 weeks ago
The usual cameras that come through the B&H offices are what you would expect: DSLRs, long zoom point-and-shoots, mirrorless, etc... But every once in a while a company will come by with something completely different. The Olympus Air A01 is one of these cameras and, luckily, after spending a weekend with it I found there...
3 weeks ago
The 150-600mm focal length is rare in the world of photographic lenses, with only three options on the market. Sigma offers two of the three with the Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary and the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport...

1 month ago
In the following video, Allan Weitz walks us through his experience with Leica’s incredible full-frame point-and-shoot, the Q (Typ 116) digital camera. Introducing us to Leica’s classic design, Allan gives us a tour of its simple aesthetics and superb handling, including the 3.68MP EVF. The video...
1 month ago
As a third-party lens manufacturer, you know that when you enter the realm of the 24-70mm f/2.8 lens, you are going to be competing against the best of the best from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). Not only that, but the 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is likely the one lens that rides at the front of many photographers’ cameras the majority of the time. The wide-to-portrait focal length lends...

1 month ago
In the following video, Larry Becker, of KelbyOne Media, describes his hands-on experience with the 24.2MP EOS Rebel T6s and T6i DSLRs from Canon, which offer significant improvements to the...

1 month ago
In the following video, Allan Weitz takes a look at Zeiss’s latest lens offerings, the Batis 85mm f/1.8 and 25mm f/2 for full-frame E-mount cameras. Weitz reviews the different optical...

1 month ago
In the following video, Allan Weitz takes a look at the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera and the...
1 month ago
The debate continues. For those entering the world of digital imaging, or if you are itching to change up your gear, you have to decide: DSLR or mirrorless camera? Both have their pros and cons. Many of those already carrying DSLRs around have been attracted to the smaller size and weight of the mirrorless cameras. However, some cannot make the break from optical viewfinder to the electronic...

2 months ago
In the following video, Allan Weitz brings us the details of Vello FreeWave Aviator Transceivers, extremely capable wireless TTL triggers for Canon and Nikon flash units. The video covers the general operational features of the units, including a long working distance of 300', and what the kit includes. Weitz also...

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