Gear Reviews


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.

Fujifilm 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR For Wedding Photography | Just Take My Money Already

Anthony handed me the Fujifilm 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR at WPPI a few weeks ago, I think I may have squealed in delight. And I'm not letting it go. Here's why.

Tokina 11-20mm f/2.8 DX Review | A One-Of-A-Kind Lens, Improved

Tokina's ultra-wide lenses have a great track record of being killer alternatives to name-brand options. This became clear the day they delivered the first Tokina DX ultra-wide...

Nikon D7200 Field Test & Additional Impressions

We are working hard on our own D7200 review, but for now, we wanted to share this great hands-on field test from the guys over at The Camera Store TV.

Sony A7II | A Photo Shoot in the Desert at WPPI

The opportunity came up for me to head out to the Red Rock Canyon for a model shoot, Sony let me take the A7II along for the ride and really put it to the test.

Extreme SD Card Showdown | What's In Your SD-Card Wallet?

Price / brand is not always an indicator of performance, and this video may show you if you've been getting taken for a ride.

Initial Impressions on Nikon's New D7200

I sit here now in the comfort of my usual office, finally home from the whirlwind week that was WPPI 2015. I wanted to share my initial impressions on the new D7200 today, a new...

New Line of Rugged G-Drives | Built To Take A Beating

Reliable storage and backup solutions aren’t cheap, but at the same time, they fall under the category of you get what you pay for. G-Technology is one of the best in the...

Fujifilm's X-A2 Hopes To Capture Amateur Imaginations

In the X-A2, Fujifilm has a base entry level option for photographers looking to get into the X-Series system, but who can't stretch the budget for something more expensive like...