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Professional and Advanced Photography Gear

In this section, you can read our latest posts about more advanced/professional photography gear. This section is of special interest to the pro photographer or the ones wanting to make the jump from an enthusiast photographer to a pro.

Latest Pro Gear Comparisons and Reviews

Read our advanced and pro gear (reviews of the very top end photography gear). If you are looking for cheaper gear (and simple) photography gear, you can check out our beginner gear reviews and our enthusiast gear reviews section.

Best Travel Cameras for the Pro and Enthusiast

Best Travel Cameras Compared (12 Picks)

So, what makes a great travel camera? A camera that captures great images is able to take advantage of different lenses, is able to sync with your smartphone and transfer images seamlessly. Additionally, the camera should have built-in Wi-Fi. We look at the best travel cameras that you can buy right now.
Sirui SR tripods

Announcing the SIRUI SR Series

The New Sirui SR Tripod Models (Sirui SUSR 3203, SUSR 3204 and the Sirui SUSR-3004) are now available at Sirui.com, Amazon and B&H. They were specially designed for the photographer/videographer who needs maximum stability and versatility. Read what's new with this premium line of tripods.

Best Drones For Real Estate Photography

Which are the best drones for real estate photography? This article answers this question and provides you with 5 high-quality drones that will help take your real estate photography to the next level. From the DJI Phantom to the 3DR Solo, these drones are just what you are looking for.
iMac: Our Pick in the Category "Best Desktop for Photo Editing in 2018"

Best Desktops for Photo Editing (8 Picks for 2018)

We reviewed the best desktops for photo editing again (and picked the best models for 2018). The iMac by Apple still goes strong, and also the DELL XPS Desktops are ideal for your photo editing tasks in 2018.
Best Tripods for Real Estate Photography (Top7)

Breaking Down the Best Tripods for Real Estate Photography

We compared the best tripods for real estate photography. We picked these 7 (stable, tall, and durable) tripods for 2018: ✔ Vanguard Alta Pro 263AB, ✔ Manfrotto MKBFRA4-BH, ✔ VILTROX VX-18M, ✔ MeFOTO Globetrotter, ✔ Orion 5378, ✔ Induro CLT204, ✔ SLIK Pro-700;
Best Laptop Displays in 2018

Best Laptop Displays in 2018 (Top 7 Picks)

Looking for the best laptop display? We did the hard work for you and reviewed the best notebook displays in the market in 2018. Compare ✔ MSI 15.6", ✔ MSI 17.3″ 4K, ✔ Apple 15.4″ MacBook Pro, ✔ Lenovo 17.3″ ThinkPad, ✔ Microsoft 15″ Surface 2. Discover the best display now!
Best Professional Camcorders (at Various Price Points)

Best Professional Camcorders (at Various Price Points)

Rajib looked at the best professional camcorders in 2018 (as an alternative to DSLRs) and picked the to 9 from ✔ Sony, ✔ Canon, ✔ Panasonic; If you want to take your videos to the next level you should consider a pro camcorder. Check out our comparison and find the best camcorder now!
Best DSLRs for Video Shooting (7 Top  Picks in 2018) 7

Best DSLRs for Video Shooting (Top 7 Picks in 2018)

We looked at the best DSLRs for Video Shooting. Compare these 7 Cameras (by Canon and Nikon) and find the most suitable for your video recording needs.
Best Gimbals for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Best Gimbals for Mirrorless and DSLR Videographers

We reviewed the best gimbals for DSLR cameras and mirrorless cameras. Find the best gimbal money can buy in 2018 (✔ Top 7: Varavon Birdycam Lite 3-Axis, DJI Ronin-M , Freefky Movi Pro Handheld Bundle, Glide Gear Geranos, Beholder DS1, Zhiyun Crane, Came-TV Optimus). Find and buy the best DSLR Gimbal Now!
Best Manfrotto Tripods and Heads

Best Manfrotto Tripods for Travel, Outdoor and Indoor Shooting

The best Manfrotto tripod is the MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fiber, a pro tripod for heavy duty cameras. Compare it with 6 other top Manfrotto tripods.
Manfrotto Geared head 405

Geared Head Review: Manfrotto 405

The Manfrotto 405 Geared Head is not a cheap piece of photography equipment. It is, however, worth the investment and better than the Manfrotto 410 Junior or even more price Swiss Made Arca options.
Best Cameras for Astrology

Best Cameras for Astrophotography (6 Top Choices)

Did you ever want to make a great shot of the stars at night? Or even the milky way or the northern lights when traveling to Scandinavia, Canada or Alaska? In this case, you need a pro camera. If the light is great, the camera doesn't really matter that much. You can still get an amazing shot. But at night and low light camera sensor size, ISO sensitivity etc. do matter! Find out the best cameras for astrophotography in our new blog post.

Best Cameras for Safari (to Make that Wildlife Trip Amazing)

Are you planning to go on a Safari anytime soon? Then you should have a look these 6 great cameras we reviewed (Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony). Hint: We picked the new Pentax K-1 as the winner in this category. Find out why...
Best Sigma Lenses (6 Top Choices)

Comparing the Best Sigma Lenses

Sigma is known for making Nikon and Canon like lenses at a much lower price without compromising much in terms of quality. We reviewed the best Sigma lenses ranging from 20mm all the way to 600mm focal length.
Best Portrait Photography Camera

Best Camera For Headshots – Top Six Choices

We have Looked at the Best Camera for Your Headshot Photography Needs (all the 6 compared cameras, ranging from Full-Frame and Crop Sensor DSLRs and Mirrorless Cameras) are not only great for Portrait Photography, but also work Great as Allround Cameras!
Ikan Beholder 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer

A Review of the EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Stabilizer for DSLR Video

The Beholder EC1 is a stabilizer and designed for professional filmmakers using medium and small cameras weighing up to 5 lbs. The Beholder EC1 is lightweight, easy to use, and can be carried in the supplied case or a small photographer bag.

The Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR Telezoom Lens

The Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR is a telephoto zoom lens designed for the discerning birding and wildlife enthusiast. This is a relatively cheap lens and has received outstanding ratings from users so far.
Portait Catchlight

Getting Started in Off-Camera Lighting with Softboxes

The purpose of lighting with softboxes is to soften the quality of light produced by the external flash. Soft light = less shadows = flattering portraits. Find out which are the best softboxes and how to use them.
Olympus E-M1 Mark II

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, plus $1k for the lens.
The FUJIFILM GFX 50S Mirrorless Digital Camera

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

New Fuji GFX 50S Fujis' medium format mirrorless camera, the Fujifilm GFX 50S, is now available on Amazon (since February 28, 2017). Fuji vs. Hasselblad With two eagerly-anticipated medium...
Review of the Nikon AF Micro Nikkor 20mm f:4D IF-ED Macro Lens

A Review of the Nikon AF Micro-NIKKOR 200mm f/4D IF-ED Lens

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...
The New Leica M10 Full Frame 4

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...
Panasonic Lumix GH5 Review

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 Mirrorless M43 Camera

The Panasonic LUMIX GH5 is a much-loved camera, especially because of its video shooting features. Some quick facts about the new LUMIX GH5:The GH5 mirrorless...
Manfrotto 535 Carbon Fiber 2-Stage

Manfrotto 535 Tripod + 504HD Video Head = Amazing DSLR Videos

The Manfrotto 535 Video Tripod The Manfrotto 535 Video Tripod is crafted out of carbon fiber. It is lightweight, durable and ideal for those long...
The Hasselblad X1D Review

The New Hasselblad X1D 50c Medium Format

In the world of 35mm digital SLRs and mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, there is not much room for groundbreaking development, unless you transform the...
Pentax K-1 on Amazon

New Pentax K-1: Remarkable and Smart Full-Frame SLR

The Pentax K1 The first Full-Frame DSLR from RicohBack in 2015 at the CP+ Pentax announced that they were indeed serious about launching their first...
Best Field Monitors for DSLR

5 Best Field Monitors for Your DSLRs

This article is a review of the best field monitors for DSLRs and is aimed at budding cinematographers looking for a good solution for their video work. Read about the top 3 field monitors: Apture, Small HD, Ikan.
Review Syrp Genie

Syrp Genie Review: Motion control for time-lapses

A review of the Syrp Genie Shooting time-lapses have become a lot easier these days with built-in intervalometers, motion guided dollies and Wi-Fi enabled memory cards...
Nikon D500

Nikon D500 Review – Hot Release in 2016

Nikon D500 Review The New DX-Format DSLR by Nikon CES 2016 in Las Vegas saw the announcement of two new Nikon cameras, the Nikon D5, and...
Nikon D5

The Super DSLR: The New Nikon D5

Nikon D5 (20.8 MP FX DSLR)The talking point in town since CES 2016 Nikon announcements is the new Nikon D5, the flagship behemoth that...
The Best Extreme Wide Angle Lenses For Your DSLR 1

The Best Extreme Wide Angle Lenses For Your DSLR

5 Best DSLR Super Wide-Angle Lenses Extreme wide angle lenses immediately arise visions of an extreme circular fisheye perspective. But that extreme vision is not...
Best Accessories Pro Photographer

Best Accessories for the Pro Photographer

Photography Accessories that make You a Pro Better Flash Lights What is better than one light? Two. Two lights allow you to create depth and dimension...
Best Full Frame DSLR

Best Full Frame DSLRs You Need to Check Out

Choosing The Best Full Frame DSLR The digital SLR technology has been improving in leaps and bounds in the last decade. Back in 2004 when I...
The Essential Photography Equipment for the Pro

Essential Photography Equipment for the Pro

Having finally made it to a point where you are now starting to get paid gigs more often, this is the time to invest...
Wedding Photography Gear

Tools for a wedding photojournalist

What's inside a wedding photojournalist's bag? If there is anything out there that can help you make your work stand out, apart from your vision...
Best Tripods for DSLR Video Shooting | Compare Top 4 Models

Best Video Tripods and Heads for DSLR Video Shooting

Modern DSLRs are versatile pieces of photography gear. They are incredibly powerful, have the capability to shoot a mind-boggling number of frames in continuous...

Best Lenses for Street Photography

The Best Lenses for Street Photography Street photography as a genre has been a point of debate for the last few years. This is because of...
Canon 7D vs. 6D

New Canon 7D vs 6D

7D vs 6D Or Crop Sensor vs. Full Frame First off, why the 7D vs 6D comparison doesn't really make sense: The Canon 7D and the...