Gear

How Good Is This Impressively Affordable 35mm Lens?

A quality 35mm lens with a reasonably wide maximum aperture is useful for a huge range of applications in both photo and video, but on the other hand, such lenses can often be rather expensive. Samyang's AF 35mm f/1.8 FE sits well below those prices, however, currently retailing for only $349. Can it compete with more expensive options? This great video review takes a look at its image quality and performance.

Fujifilm Is Rumored to Have Discontinued the Brilliant GFX 50R

The camera with a rightful place in the hearts of Fujifilm fans and a cemented place in medium format history has been allegedly discontinued. While it's understandable given recent announcements, many of us are sad all the same.

How Good Is the Unique Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Lens?

The Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM is one of the most unique lenses released in a long time, offering an extremely long focal length at an impressively affordable price with the caveat of an unusually narrow and fixed aperture. How does it perform in the real world? This great video review takes a close look at the lens.

What Is Dynamic Range and Why Do Photographers Care About It?

Dynamic range is one of the most fundamental properties of a camera sensor and one of the leading specs photographers are concerned about these days. What is it, though, and why is it so important? This great video tutorial will introduce you to the concept and show you its practical consequences on your images.

We Review the Zeapon Micro 2 Motorized Slider: This Might Be the Best Compact Slider You Can Buy

Zeapon Sliders are relatively new to the market. The original Zeapon slider proved to be an interesting and popular option; however, it wasn't without its flaws. Since its release, the company has worked hard to produce something more stable and capable, and we now have the Zeapon micro 2 motorized sliders. This new slider could be the best one on the market.

Why a Seasoned Landscape Photographer Bought a 150-600mm Lens

When you think of focal lengths in landscape photography, lenses like a 24mm or 16-35mm probably come to mind, and for good reason, as wide angle lenses help to capture those beautiful scenes in one frame. That being said, longer focal lengths have their place too, and this excellent video features a seasoned landscape photography discussing just why he bought such a lens for his own work.

Can a $500 Medium Format Zoom Lens Produce Worthwhile Images?

It is no secret that Fuji has been rewriting the paradigm of camera cost by bringing medium format cameras to the market at prices that compete with full frame options, but now, they are doing the same with medium format lenses, offering a zoom that costs just $500 when purchased as part of a kit with the new GFX 50S II. Is it any good? This great video review takes a first look.

Hands on With the Canon EOS R3

September is shaping up to be a busy month for Canon with rumors that the greatly anticipated EOS R3 is due to be announced September 14. One lucky photographer has a preproduction model in his hands and can at least give you a quick tour of the body and its various buttons and screens.

Hands-On With the Fujinon XF R LM WR 33mm f/1.4

There are some great lenses in the Fuji range and this new release looks to further that history. In this video, see behind-the-scenes of a shoot with their latest offering and how it performs for studio portraiture.

Fujifilm GFX 50S II Review: Who Is This Camera For?

Fujifilm’s new GFX 50S II is the company’s most affordable medium format camera, but does the performance make it a worthwhile purchase when there are full frame cameras available with similar resolutions? This review seeks to find out.