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.


Sony To Go After Canon Cinema Line With New E-Mount 4K Camera & Lenses?

The success of Canon's cinema line, and their C100/300 cameras, has apparently caught the attention of Sony, at last according to the latest rumors.

Canon Cuts 22 Lens Prices Permanently, Up To $1000 In Savings

Today, I was made aware that Canon has cut prices of a ton of their lenses, over 22 in total plus some accessories, some with as much a $1000 in savings!

Sony's A7s - a Low Light Beast With Serious Potential For Video Shooters

We talked about our thoughts on the Sony full frame system just a few weeks back on Gear Talk. Today, I wanted to share Caleb Pike's latest review, which is on Sony's latest...

Vello EXT-CME AF Extension Tube Set - Full Review

I am always looking for ways to get more out of my EOS-M than just for video like I normally use them for. I figured macro photography could be a fun way to play with these...

Clearing The Smoke Around Grey Market Gear

I was recently made aware of a stigma around purchasing "Grey Market" gear, mostly due to misinformation. I wanted to make a quick post to sort of clear the air around Grey...

Zeiss Loxia Lens Images Leak Online Ahead of Rumoured Monday Announcement

We have been following this Zeiss Loxia rumor since it first surfaced a little over a week ago. It has been a fast moving rumor that quickly went from, there will be Loxia...

Canon Lens Announcements For Photokina Revealed!

We have a quite a bit of coverage on Canon and its plans to announce the long awaited and highly anticipated 7D replacement camera. But what else is up Canon's sleeve for...

Hot On The Heels Of Their New 50mm, It Seems Samyang Isn't Done Yet

If it feels like we just got done talking about a Samyang teaser, that is because we did. Just this past week Samyang announced their new 50mm F/1.4 and T/1.5 photo/cinema...

Deal Alert: EOS-M Kit With 22mm Lens Only $249

I just got done talking about how the EOS-M is the basis for my run-n-gun video kit, and what do you know, today we have a great EOS-M deal alert for you all. We don't normally...

New Firmware Update Brings XAVC-S Codec To Sony RX10

It appears Sony has heard cries for a better codec, and in a new firmware update, has added their high quality XAVC-S codec to the RX10.

Sony To Announce a New 50mp High Resolution A7x at Photokina?

Sony is possibly set to announce a new high megapixel camera at Photokina. Rumors point to a possible 50mp A7x camera...

The Deal Digest: Filters Galore! Hoya Variable ND $100 Off

Today is all about filters, and our headliner deal this time around is $100 off an 82mm Hoya variable neutral density.