Gear Reviews


Nikon Df Outshines New Flagship D4s in High ISO Test on DxOMark

We, and almost everyone else, gives the Nikon Df a hard time. But today, I have some news that is both surprising and firmly in the "reasons to buy" column for the Df. According...

Panasonic GH4: First Impression and High ISO GH3 Comparison

I recently had a chance to use the Panasonic GH4 for about an hour and from my first impression as a GH3 user, Panasonic may have a real winner here. We will cover the video...
Think Tank Airport Navigator

A Different Approach to the Rolling Camera Bag: Think Tank Airport Navigator Review

A rolling camera bag with a different approach - my thoughts on the Think Tank Airport Navigator.

Fundy Album Builder v6 - A Revolutionary Approach to Album Design

Fundy software has revolutionized my album design. No more blood, sweat and tears!

Full Frame Showdown: Canon 5D Mark III vs Sony A7

Ever since the Sony A7 was announced, people have wondered how it compares to the current crop of professional level DSLR cameras. The A7r has drawn comparisons to the Nikon...

Initial Thoughts On Sigma's 120-300mm F/2.8, A Sports Photographers Dream

I have had the pleasure over the last 3 1/2 weeks to have Sigma's latest 120-300mm F/2.8 to play with for review. I am still putting together my full review, but today I wanted...

NEX No More: Sony A6000 Worth An Upgrade?

Now that the NEX moniker is officially gone, and a replacement for the Sony NEX-6 and Sony NEX-7 is now available, should you upgrade to the new Sony A6000? This is the question...

Two Hands On Reviews of the Fuji X-T1, Do they Agree?

The Fuji X-T1 has got to be one of the biggest releases of the year to date (though, given that it is mid-february that may not be saying much) and everyone is wanting to know...
Transcend USB 3.0 Multi Card Reader RDF8

A Quick Look At The Transcend USB 3.0 Multi Card Reader RDF8

I recently made the switch from a desktop PC to a Mac Mini, and one of the side effects of that was needing to buy a multi card reader in order to be able to get my images and...

The Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G Review - The New King Of Bokeh

Initial Thoughts I have been shooting with the new Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G for almost a month now, and my thoughts have changed drastically over that time period. I spent a lot of...
Canon EOS M

The EOS M: Canon's Loss Is your Gain [Mini Review]

The Canon EOS M is a camera marred by flaws and bad press, but if you can live with its flaws you will not find a better camera for under $300. Take a look at this writers...

Pentax K-3 Review - Initial Field Report & Tests

As an outdoor photographer who loves adventure, travel, backpacking, and of course landscapes and nature photography, I have a slightly different set of priorities when it...