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Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8 ATX PRO FX Ultra-Wide Lens - Quick Field Review

Spoiler alert!  The Tokina 16-28mm is the sharpest third-party ultra-wide f/2.8 zoom ever.  There,  this review could be done now!  Actually, it's the...
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The Vbag - The Anywhere Camera Mount

I recently came across this amazingly simple device called the VBag, which is essentially a mobile camera mount that will fit almost anywhere. The crazy thing is that it is...
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RadioPopper JrX in Wedding Photography Field Review

Being a digital wedding photographer for the past decade, I have had the pleasure (and displeasure) of using pretty much every different kind of wireless flash system ever...
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Dual Xeon Benchmark Build with Newegg

We recently partnered with Newegg to build a Dual Xeon PC for us to Benchmark test LR4 and LR5. We just released the results of that benchmark testing, and you can find that...
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Lightroom 4 and 5 Hardware Performance Test

In this article, we are going to test Lightroom 4 and Lightroom 5 performance and hardware configurations. Our goal, to figure out the optimal hardware configuration for...
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LaCie 5Big THUNDERBOLT RAID Review

RAID STORAGE Photo backup is arguably the most important thing for every digital photographer. It’s also probably the number one thing that keeps us up at night. Digital...
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GEAR REVIEW: The Metabones Speed Booster Nikon G to mu4/3 Pt 1

The Metabones Speed Booster promises a full-frame/near full-frame depth of field, field of view, increased sharpness, and even a 1-stop gain in aperture. So did it deliver?...
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G-RAID Mini Rapid Gear Review Season 1 Ep 5

The G-Technology G-RAID mini USB 3.0 2TB external hard drive promises a blistering transfer speed of up to 200MB/sec. So is this hard drive worth its premium price?
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The PixelFlash No-Bend CF Reader

There are many options out there for you to choose from with regards to CF card readers. One of the newer options out there is this new USB 3.0 unit from PixelFlash which they...
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Perfect Lighting Guide to Take Anywhere

New app provides dozens of lighting setups and techniques to accomplish almost any look you want.
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Aputure Pro Coworker II - Wireless Timelapse Trigger Field Review

The Aputure Pro Coworker II is my new favorite accessory!  As an adventure photographer, I'm always looking for the best tools out there for triggering my camera, shooting bulb...
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The Fotodiox 312A LED Light Panel Review – Rapid Gear Review

The Fotodiox 312A LED lighting is an affordable solution for both videographers and photographers. But is the light worth its attractive price?
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