Anthony Thurston


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.

Vello BG-C8 Battery Grip on Canon 6D

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,...

Zeiss To Announce Two New Otus Lenses at Photokina, Possible 85mm F/1.4

According to a report over on PhotoRumors, Zeiss is expected to announce two new Otus lenses for Photokina in September. One of which is thought to be a new 85mm F/1.4 model,...

Man Gets Kicked In Head While Taking Selfie Next To Moving Train

We have talked about it in the past, how railroads are not safe places for you or your clients to be taking photos. Well, apparently some of you did not realize that this also...

Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art - Full Review

Well, that went by way too quickly. But, alas, my time with this beautiful lens is done. It is time to put pen to paper and give you my full review on the Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG...

Canon 7D Replacement Rumored To Be Pushed Back Due To Sensor Issues

The Canon 7D replacement camera is probably one of the most anticipated rumored cameras right now, but apparently plans to officially announce it have been pushed back due to...

Head2Head: Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Canon 50mm F/1.8

I am just going to come out and say it, there is no comparing the Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art to the Canon 50mm F/1.8G. The Sigma is better in every aspect with the only...

New Pentax 645z Boasts a 51MP Sensor with an Insane 204,800 Max ISO

We shared the rumors just before the weekend that Pentax was getting set to announce the new 645z, and it appears that the rumors were true. The new medium format camera comes...

Head2Head: Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM

One of the biggest comparison tests with the new Sigma 50mm that I have personally been interested the one against the old Sigma 50mm F/1.4. I currently own the old version of...

New Rumor Pegs EOS-M3 For Possible Q3 Release This Year!

Yesterday we shared the new Canon patent for a brand new EF-M mount lens, and today we have more Canon mirrorless rumors for you. According to the latest chatter, Canon may be...

Head2Head: Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Canon 50mm F/1.2

I am still hard at work on my full review of the Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art, but I wanted to take a quick break and do a comparison to the Canon 50mm F/1.2. The Canon is widely...

New Canon Patent Points To More EF-M Lenses On The Way

Despite appearing to completely abandon the EOS-M and EOS-M2, Canon has always said that more lenses for their failed mirrorless system would be coming. Though, given how...

Why Track & Field Events Are Perfect For Learning Sports Photography

Learning how to be a good Sports Photographer can be tricky if you do not know where to start. Managing your exposure, tracking subjects with AF, and finding good composition...