Gear Reviews


Comparing Canon EF- Sony FE AF Adapters

One of the things that you always hear about from Sony FE mirrorless pushers is that you can use your Canon EF/EF-S AF lenses on the Sony FE mount. Let's compare your options.

Sony Zeiss 24-70mm F/4 ZA OSS | Review

Sony's new Full Frame E-Mount or FE Mount system is still quite new to the world, and only a handful of lenses are even made for the system. But of all the lenses, this is one...

LumoPro LP180 Flash Review

The LumoPro LP180 is the best manual flash we've ever used.

Nikon D7200 Teeters The Line of FX Sensor Performance

Nikon sensors have been consistently ranked high in recent years, but from the looks of it, the D7200 is pushing APS-C sensors that much closer to FX performance.

Thoughts On The New Spider Camera Holster Accessories | Spider Monkey & SpiderPro Lens Bag

For the last month or so, I have been using Spider Holster's new lens pouches and their accessories holster with my Spider Pro belt and I must say, I like the accessories a lot.

First Look at Lensbaby's New Velvet 56

Officially announced just this morning at Shutterfest 2015, Lensbaby has debuted their latest lens, the Velvet 56. Sporting a maximum aperture of F/1.6, the Velvet 56 is...
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Can ChromeOS Be a Photographer’s Friend?

I have owned two ChromeOS based machines since it launched, neither of which lasted very long. This week I purchased my third ChromeOS based machine, and I am hoping that the...

Bolt VB-22 Medium Strobe Review

The Bolt VB-22 might look like something out of a 1930’s horror flick, but this medium strobe packs a monster of a punch.

Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD | Unboxing and Initial Thoughts

This lens is a monster! If size and weight are any indicator, (and yet if price is not) then we have a new champion of ultra-wide f/2.8 full-frame lenses: The Tamron SP 15-30mm...

Sony Zeiss FE 24-70mm F/4 ZA OSS | A Kit lens Upgrade Worth Having?

The standard A7 II kit comes with a pretty good 28-70mm kit lens. It has a variable aperture, but if you know how to work within its limitations, it will be a great performer...

The SpiderPro Hand Strap, A Dream For DSLR owners

About a month and a half ago, I received the opportunity to get my hands on a pre-production version of the new SpiderPro Hand Strap from Spider Holster. I had been on the...

Sony Zeiss FE 55mm F/1.8 ZA | An F/1.8 Worth Every Penny?

One of the best native fast prime options available currently for the Sony A7 II is the Zeiss 55mm F/1.8 ZA lens, but running at $1,000, I was pretty skeptical.