Olympus E-M1 Mark II

A Review of the Olympus E-M1 Mark II

The Olympus OMD EM1 Mark II, a high-end mirrorless camera, competing against Fujifilm, Sony, and Panasonic. This micro four-thirds mirrorless is the successor of the Olympus E-M1 and it is not is not cheap! Let us look at what you get for $2k...

Annoying Questions You Don't Want to Hear as a Photographer

How To Annoy a Pro Photographer

6 Annoying Questions (Not) To Ask a Photographer Photography requires a lot of hard work, time spent out in the field, practicing and putting into effect theory that we have learned in a classroom environment. It requires adapting different...

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM for Nikon

The Best Medium Zoom Lens (70-200mm) for...

7 Best 70-200mm Medium Zoom Lenses What can be better than the exquisite 24-70mm zoom? The 70-200mm lens of course. Designed to be a perfect supplement for the 24-70mm wide zoom the 70-200mm is what Yin is for Yang, contradictory, yet...

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Light & Photography 101

Why Light Matters What is the most important aspect of photography?  Some would say it is the camera or the lens. Others would say it is the ‘photographic sense’ something that is acquired by most over years of practice while a rare few are...

Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Silver

Fujifilm Launches the Mirrorless Fuji X-T20

Launching Soon: Fuji X-T20 Fujifilm just launched the successor to the X-T10 the new Fuji X-T20. The Fuji X-T20 is powered by a 24.3 megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS III sensor, which is an upgrade to the older 16.3 megapixel CMOS II sensor that...

Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Telephoto Zoom Lens

Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Lens

Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED A Telephoto Zoom Lens Review Let us take a look at the Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED lens. One of the reasons why a lot of the older D lenses are selling less recently is because new crop DX format cameras (e.g...

Shooting Landscape Photos | Find the Best Landscape Photography Cameras | Photo by Jake Melara

The 7 Best Cameras for Nature Photography

Top Nature Photography Cameras 7 Best Landscape Cameras Nikon [email protected] Nikon [email protected] Our Pick: Best Nikon DSLR for Nature Photography Canon EOS 5DS [email protected] Our Pick: Best Canon DSLR for Nature Photography Nikon [email protected] Pentax [email protected] Sony a7R [email protected] Sony...

How to Make Better Pet Images

Our pets are our best friends. Their love is unconditional, and they never judge us for what we are. After a hard days work, they are the perfect companion to spend some time with, the truest of friends one could have. If you are reading this...

The FUJIFILM GFX 50S Mirrorless Digital Camera

For the Pro: The New Fujifilm GFX 50S 51.4MP

Now Available: The Fuji GFX 50S Fujis' medium format mirrorless camera, the Fujifilm GFX 50S, is now available for pre-order (since February 28, 2017). Fuji vs. Hasselblad With two eagerly-anticipated medium format cameras (the other being the...

What we can Learn from Trey Ratcliff

What we can Learn from Trey Ratcliff (No...

Learning from Trey Ratcliff Trey Ratcliff is a renowned photographer who specializes in stunning High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography. He is not only a reliable source of information on how to use HDR to capture the moment in all its glory: he...

Review of the Nikon AF Micro Nikkor 20mm f:4D IF-ED Macro Lens

A Review of the Nikon AF Micro-NIKKOR 200mm...

Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D Review This is a review of the Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF-ED lenses. A lot of acronyms. But hopefully, by the time you finish up this article, you will have a good idea of the lens and what it is capable of...

The New Leica M10 Available soon on Amazon

The New Leica M10 Full Frame

Leica M10: Film Meets Digital Leica announced the launch of their latest digital rangefinder camera – the Leica M10. Available at Leica dealer stores since January 19th, 2017 the Leica M10 is designed around a new 24-megapixel sensor. The new...

Taking Sharp Images: 11 Easy Tips for Beginners

How to Make Absolutely Sharp Images

12 Tips to Avoid Blur Pictures Whether you are interested in landscape photography or portraiture, or anything else in between, getting a sharp image is something that is always the top priority for every photographer. Image sharpness, however...

Panasonic Lumix GH5 Review

Introducing the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5...

Panasonic Introduces the GH5 The New Panasonic LUMIX GH5 (available for pre-order on Amazon, ships March 30, 2017) is a much-loved camera, especially because of its video shooting features. Some quick facts about the new LUMIX GH5: The GH5...

How to Organise and Backup Your Photos on Lightroom

How to Manage & Backup Lightroom Photos...

How to best store and backup your Lightroom photos. In this tutorial you learn how to store your photos on external hard drive, clone them and keep a backup in the cloud. Easy to follow workflow process that will keep your pictures safe.

What's the Auto ISO Mode: When and How to Use it.

Auto ISO Mode: What, How & When?

What is Auto ISO? The Auto ISO Mode is a feature on some cameras where the camera decides what should be the optimum ISO for the exposure.  The camera reads the aperture and the shutter speed in use and then depending on the scene and the...

The Best Tripods in 2017 under $100

The 7 Best Tripods under $100 (Top 2017...

7 Best Tripods Under $100 In this review article, let us find out the best tripods under $100. Tripods are quintessential for the purpose of stabilizing your camera for those long exposure shots. But why stop at that? Tripods are necessary for...

Best Desktop for Photo Editing

4 Best Desktops for Photo Editing (Update...

Best Desktops for Photo Editing If you are looking for the best desktop for photo editing in 2017, you have landed at the right place. Even though the trend is towards going mobile (e.g. connecting a great laptop for photo editing to a high...

What to Photography in Your City |Photo by Riku Lu

How to Shoot Mesmerizing Photos of a City...

9 Tips to Shoot Mesmerizing Photos of a City The most visible souvenir to take away from a visit to a new place are the pictures of the place. It is the photographer’s way of saying I was there. When you look back how many times have you given...

Best Time to Take Pictures Outside

There has never been a better time to pick up a camera. There has never been a better time to make images either. One of the best things to have happened to photography is the advent of digital technology. It has ushered in an era where more...

How to Take Better Vacation Photos

How to Take Better Vacation Photos (9 Tips...

Tips to Shoot Better Vacation Photos It is that time of the year again. With the brisk northerly wind blowing in and schools shutting down for full two weeks, people have started to leave behind their maddening city lives for a couple of weeks...

7 Amazing Gift Ideas for Photographers (2017...

Gifting Ideas for Photographers …For Your Photo Friends or Yourself 😉 1. A Designer Camera Neck Strap The camera neck strap that comes along with your camera isn’t just to show off your favorite brand name. Most people use it to hang...

One of the Best Monitors for Photographers: The LG Electronics 4K UHD 27"

The 12 Best Monitors for Photo Editing (2017...

The Best Monitors for Photo Editing in 2017 Photographers needing to edit their images have a very particular set of requirements. Those conditions are different to what an ardent gamer might have or even an executive looking for a solution for...

Introducing the Sony a6500

A review of the Sony a6500 Just a few months post the launch of the a6300, Sony has come up with an announcement of its successor, the a6500. The a6500 is priced at – making it some $300 more expensive than the a6300 (). So we asked...

Canvas Prints: Gifting Ideas by Snapfish

Canvas Print Gifting Idea Being a photographer it is quite normal that I love making prints of what I capture and what I really love. Landscapes, seascapes, flowers, loved ones, anything that catches my fancy finds its way to my digital image...

The Best Lenses for the Sony Alpha 6300

The Top Five Lenses for the Sony a6300 The Sony a6300 is one of the best all-around mirrorless cameras available. The 24.2 megapixel APS-C EXMOR CMOS sensor, the BIONZ X image processing engine. The highly rated 4D focusing mechanism with its...

8 Best Mirrorless Cameras under $1000

Review: Best Mirrorless Cameras under $1,000 Earlier we had worked on a list of the Top 5 best mirrorless cameras under $500. This time around we decided to expand our budget to $1k and find the best mirrorless cameras around 1,000 dollars. Of...

Fastest Women in the World: 196 Countries, 3...

One Woman’s Odyssey to Spread Peace Through Sustainable Tourism in 3 years & 3 months in 196 Countries Many of us grew up watching heroic archetypes flash across animated screens, so it’s not really surprising that members of the tech...

Sony a99 II Review of Specs and Release Date

The Sony a99 II – A New &...

New Full Frame: SONY a99 II The new is available since November 30, 2016, on Amazon. The Price at the launch date was $3,198, now it retails at  There was a lot of talk swirling around the industry that Sony is happy to let the A-mount segment...

Best Compact Camera under $200 in 2017

The 8 Best Point & Shoot Cameras Under...

Best Compact Cameras Under $200 With the growth in the sale of smartphones equipped with great cameras, the entry level compact camera segment is now struggling to find takers. I am not suggesting that this market isn't any longer meaningful...

Best Drones in 2017 Compared

Best Photography Drones in 2017

The Best Photography Drones Under $1,000 DJI has for long dominated the entry-level drone segment. When I say drones, I specifically refer to quadcopters. Four propellers power these quadcopters, compared to the ones that have six or more. The...

GoPro Hero5 Black vs GoPro Hero4 Black and GoPro HD...What's new?

GoPro Hero vs Hero 4 vs Hero 5

GoPro Hero 4 vs 5: What's New? Nick Woodman’s venture to create a dedicated entry level camera for action and sports enthusiasts worked out better than he would have probably envisioned. GoPro is now synonymous with the phrase ‘action...

Canon EOS M5 Review

New: The Canon Mirrorless M5

Canon EOS M5 Review Exactly a month ago Canon came out with the announcement of its latest mirrorless camera, the EOS M5. If you are a DSLR user and is seriously considering something lighter for those weekend trips, or the odd outing, the EOS...

Luminar Review: Powerful Photo Editing Software with Plenty of Presets

LUMINAR Review | Macphun’s New Mac...

New: LUMINAR – Photo Editing Software for Mac First Impressions & Review Luminar is a new and complete photo editor developed by Macphun, a software development company based in California and committed to creating the best award...

Best Waterproof Cameras in 2017

Top 4 Waterproof Compact Cameras for Sports...

The Best Waterproof Action Cameras If your idea of the best waterproof compact sports cameras is something that literally goes everywhere you go, bounces back no matter what Mother Nature throws at it, emerge out of the water quite nonchalantly...

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Russian Daredevil Takes the Most Dangerous...

Daredevil Rooftop Photo Shoots Take a look at the above photo. Did you notice the background at all or just the girl that’s about to fall to her death? #hongkong #rooftop #roof #selfie #girl #china #Гонконг #urban #beautiful #art #building...