Gear Reviews


Fuji X-E2 | First Days & Initial Thoughts

We've got our hands on a Fuji X-E2. Here's what we think so far, and what's coming.

Impact READY COOL 3-Point Lighting Kit - Initial Thoughts

One of my goals for the remainder of this year was to do more video content to go along with my written. In order to do this, I needed to have some lights as the lighting in my...

How I Built My Custom Photo/Video Editing PC for Under $800

We talk about new gear all the time here on SLR Lounge, but one side of being a photographer that we don't talk about too often is the computing side of things. Having a good...

The Panasonic GH4 Impresses in Both Stills and Video Mode

The guys over at the Camera Store TV just released another one of their "After Dark" videos, and the focus of the video this time around is their final thoughts on the new...

Sony A6000 Initial Review & Field Testing Opinion

If you were to take the Sony A7 / A7R (which everybody seems to be raving about) and shrink it down to a 1.5x crop sensor size, you would have the Sony A6000.  Using the same...
Canon EOS M with Sigma 50mm F/1.4

Canon's EOS-M A Low Budget, High Quality Video Solution

I just came across another high praise for the EOS-M, in this case as an ENG/Documentary camera for journalists on a budget. This doesn't surprise me one bit, Caleb Pike over at...

GH4 Blows Both Canon 5D Mark III and BMPCC Away

If you are a video shooter, then there's no doubt you likely had your eye on the new Panasonic GH4. One of the things you may be interested in is how it compares to other high...

FOTGA Slim Fader 82mm Variable ND Filter Review

A review of the inexpensive FOTGA Slim Fader 82mm Variable ND Filter.

One Purchase that Can Save You Hundreds of Dollars on Lens Filters

Lens filters are expensive, or atleast they are when you buy quality filters. The problem with lens filters in my opinion has always been that you will no doubt own many lenses...

Canon's G1 X Mark II, the King of Compacts?

Despite common thought that compact cameras are going extinct, this is really only true of the low end of that market. On the high end of the market, you have really high...

Muslin Backdrops for Artistic Portraiture: Silverlake Backdrop Review

I've got a few backdrop ideas to cycle through which I'll be sharing here as I try them out, but the first one in the experiment was the painted muslin backdrop.

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...