Anthony Thurston

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Anthony Thurston is a portrait and sports photographer based in the Salem, Oregon area as well as a senior writer here at SLR Lounge. You can check out some of his work on his Website. You may also connect with him via Email, Google Plus, or Facebook.

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Next Sigma Prime to be 24mm F/1.4 According to Latest Rumor

The Canon mount version of the new Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art is expected to begin shipping later this week, and now new rumors have surfaced about the next wide aperture prime...
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D2300, D9300, Nikon Rumor Roundup

The folks over at Nikon Rumors recently put out a great overview of the rumors and what they expect Nikon to be announcing here over the next several months. Sadly, if their...
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In a different reality; Sigma 35mm F/1.4 DG OS Patent Revealed

It is interesting to see what sort of things companies were trying out but never ended up pursuing. In this case I am referring to a couple of patents that have recently...
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Some Initial Thoughts on the Canon 400mm F/2.8L IS II

As I mentioned in my previous comparison and initial thoughts on the Canon 400mm F/5.6L, I also have the Canon 400mm F/2.8L IS II lens in for review and today I wanted to share...
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Deal Alert: Canon 6D only $1619

If you are a canon shooter who has been contemplating a move to full frame, then now may be a good time to make the move. B&H Photo currently has a couple of great deals on...
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GoPro Hero 4 to feature 4K at 30fps according to latest rumor...

GoPro seems poised to take an amazing leap ahead for action cams if these latest rumors are to be believed. According to a report over on EOSHD some information has leaked about...
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Some Initial Thoughts on the Canon 400mm F/5.6L

I have wanted to get my hands on the 400mm F/5.6 to review for a while now. It has a good reputation as a great lens for wildlife and day shooting where you may need a 400mm - a...
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Can You Spot The Difference? $1300 Canon 400mm F/5.6L vs $11,500 Canon 400mm F/2.8L

If there was one way of thinking that I could eradicate from the photography world it would be the assumption that "lens a" is way better than "lens b" due to the price. Lenses...
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Samyang Teases New Announcement on April 28th, Possible Canon AF Lens Rumored...

Samyang is teasing us yet again! A few days ago on their facebook page the korean company announced that on April 28th they were inviting us to join them in the next level of...
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One Action Cam To Rule Them All? 6 Action Cams Reviewed

Ask just about anyone about action cameras and GoPro will be the name that comes up. But popularity aside, there are actually some pretty good competitors out there for GoPro...
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Nikon Announces FT1 Adapter Update, Sigma Updates USB Dock

Sigma has announced an update to their popular USB dock software which allows support for the new 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM. In addition to the standard support, the new update will...
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Vello BG-C8 Canon 6D Battery Grip Review

While searching for other alternatives, one of the brands that came up was Vello. I searched a bit more and found that did indeed have a grip compatible with the my Canon 6D,...
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