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MeFOTO Tripods Rapid Gear Review

Introduction In our studio one of our most crucial pieces of gear are our tripods. Tripods give us the flexibility to create stable and unique shots; from bracketed High...

The Profoto RFi Softbox System Review

In this review, we take a look at the Profoto RFi Softbox and Octabox to see how well they live up to Profoto's reputation for light quality and build quality.
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Photek Sunbuster Umbrella Review

Photek Sunbuster Often times when we're shooting during the day in direct sunlight, we need to modify our lighting because the sun is simply too bright and harsh. There are...

What Is The Highest ISO I Should Use For Portraits?

Question: What is the highest ISO I should use for portraits on the Canon 5D mk2? Today I'll be expanding this question to include a general response for ALL cameras...

Canon 200mm F/2.8L Lens | Oldies But Goodies

Today on OBG (Oldies But Goodies) we are going to be taking a look at an older piece of Canon L glass that you prime lens shooters out there may want to consider picking up....

A Night Out: Sony a7R Low Light Performance

The Sony a7R takes great images in daylight, but how does it fare in low light environment? We took the a7R to a Ben Folds concert and to the streets of nighttime Nashville to...

Sony in Tennessee: New Sony a7 and a7R Image Samples

Sony and a handful of journalists including Joe Gunawan from SLR Lounge is in Tennessee to test out the Sony a7 and a7R. Here are some of the newest image samples!

CamRanger - Rapid Gear Review

CamRanger Wireless Camera Controller - Introduction The CamRanger is a wireless transmitter that allows you to control your camera from an Android or Apple device. Check out...

Is GoPro's Hero 3+ Really Worth Upgrading?

Back when GoPro announced the new GoPro Hero 3+ model many were left wondering if the upgrades made to the camera were really worth upgrading from a Hero 3. The new Hero 3+...

BMPCC Reviewed against DSLR and Red Epic

The Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera is one of the biggest camera releases of this year, simply for what you are getting in that size for that money nothing even comes close to...

Theme Review | Splittone by Flothemes

Intro to Splittone by Flothemes If you've followed SLR Lounge for a while you may have noticed a facelift a few months back. We designed our old, clunky site ourselves,...
Switronix TorchLED Bolt Gear Review

Bright Lights! Switronix TorchLED Bolt - Rapid Gear Review

The Switronix TorchLED Bolt is a high-powered and relatively portable on-camera and off-camera LED light. So does it live up to its impressive specs? Find out in our Rapid Gear...