• Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Nikon 20mm ƒ/1.8G ED Wide-Angle Lens

Here's a collection of travel-style images I've taken with the Nikon 20mm ƒ/1.8G ED wide-angle prime lens to give a… Read More

  • Lenses

Hands On with the LensBaby SOL 45

LensBaby have released a new model in their range of special effects lenses. This one, the SOL 45, has a… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Compact Cameras

Which Battery to Get for the Sony RX0

Battery life isn't one of the Sony RX0's strengths. Whether you're looking for spares, a replacement battery, or external chargers,… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Sony RX0 Camera

The Sony RX0 is tiny and looks like an action camera that's built for shooting video, but it's a surprisingly… Read More

  • Action Cameras
  • Compact Cameras
  • Reviews
  • Video & Livestreaming

Sony RX0 Camera Hands-on Review

The Sony RX0 is tiny, rugged, and waterproof. But while it might look like Sony's answer to GoPro, it packs… Read More

  • Gear

A Grip, Table-Top Tripod, and Shutter Release for the Sony RX0 Camera

The Sony RX0 is compatible with just about any grip that folds out to a table-top tripod. But Sony makes… Read More

  • Reviews
  • Travel Tripods

Hands on with the Spivo Flexible Tripod

Traditional travel tripods are straight and stiff--the stiffer the better. But these small portable tripods take an unconventional approach in… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Sample Images

Shooting Photos at High ISOs with the Sony RX0 Miniature Camera

The Sony RX0 is a tiny but surprisingly powerful camera. Here's what I've found when shooting photos with it in… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras

Hands-on Review of the FujiFilm Finepix XP130 Waterproof Camera

Here's my hands-on review of the FujiFilm Finepix XP130 waterproof camera, an affordably priced go-anywhere waterproof compact camera. Read More

  • Memory Cards
  • Software

How to Format SD Cards on Mac

Wondering how to format SD cards on Mac? Here's a step-by-step guide for formatting both SD and microSD cards. Read More

  • Memory Cards
  • Software

SD Card Formatter for Formatting, Wiping, and Repairing SD and microSD Cards

Here's a guide to using the SD Association's official SD Card Formatter for preparing your SD and microSD cards for… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Reviews

Hands-on Review of the Sony FE 16-35mm ƒ/2.8 GM Lens

I've been shooting with the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM zoom lens on a Sony a7 iii full-frame mirrorless camera.… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a7iii Photos

Here are some sample photos I've taken with the Sony a7iii mirrorless camera to give a sense of how it… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras

Best Waterproof Cameras for the Beach Under $200

If you're heading to a beach vacation this summer, here are some of my ideas for the best waterproof cameras… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras

Using Burst Modes on FujiFilm Finepix XP120 & XP130 Waterproof Cameras

The FujiFilm Finepix XP120 and XP130 adventure cameras have a number of burst shooting modes available for capturing fast-moving action,… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens | Sample Images

A collection of high-resolution sample photos taken with the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM E-Mount Lens designed for Sony full-frame… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM E-Mount Lens | Sample Images

A collection of photos taken with the Sony FE 16-35mm ƒ/2.8 GM lens to give a sense of how it… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a7 III High ISO Sample Images

The cameras in Sony's Alpha range are well-known for their superb sensors. I've been shooting with the latest model, the… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras

Silent Shooting with the Sony a7iii

Some cameras say they have a silent shutter, but when you go to use it they turn out to just… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Sony Distagon T* 35mm ƒ/1.4 ZA Lens

Here's a selection of sample images I've taken with the Sony 35mm ƒ/1.4 ZA lens, one of Sony's high-end E-mount… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Sony 50mm ƒ/1.4 ZA Prime Lens on a Sony a7 iii

The Sony 50mm ƒ/1.4 ZA lens is one of Sony's high-end lenses. On full-frame sensors it offers a normal perspective… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

How Useful are the Fujifilm X-T2’s High ISO Settings in Real-World Shooting?

Wondering how useful the Fujifilm X-T2's high-ISO settings are that go all the way up to ISO 51200? I shot… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Sigma 105mm ƒ/2.8 Macro Sample Images

A selection of sample images I've shot with the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM macro prime lens. Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Enable the Fujifilm X-T2 and X-T3’s Maximum ISO Settings

How to access all of the extended ISO settings on the Fujifilm X-T2 isn't really self-evident. That's because you need… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

How Useful are the Sony a7r iii’s High ISO Settings in Real-World Shooting?

How useful are the Sony a7r iii's high-ISO settings that go all the way up to ISO 102400? I shot… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a7r iii Sample Images: ISO Range

The Sony a7r iii has a well-earned reputation for boasting an extraordinarily good sensor, and it has an ISO range… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Lock the ISO and Shutter Speed Dials on the FujiFilm X-T2

Locking the ISO and shutter speed dials on the FujiFilm X-T2 and X-T3 is very simple, but the locks work… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Set the Sony a7r iii to Automatically Switch to Memory Card Slot 2 when Slot 1 is Full

By default, the Sony a7r iii doesn't automatically switch to memory card slot 2 when the card in slot 1… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

FujiFilm X-T2 ISO Range Sample Images

The FujiFilm X-T2 has an ISO range from 100 to 51200. Here's a collection of sample images shot across the… Read More

  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Reviews

Hands On with the Fujifilm X-Pro2 Mirrorless Camera

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 might not have all the bells and whistles of some other mirrorless cameras out there, but it… Read More

  • Reviews
  • Travel Tripods

Manfrotto 190Go! M-Series Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod | Review

The Manfrotto 190go! M-Series Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod is a 4-section tripod that's rated for a load capacity of about… Read More

  • Reviews
  • Travel Tripods

Sirui W-2204 Waterproof Carbon Fiber Tripod | Hands-on Review

The Sirui W-2204 carbon fiber tripod has a distinctive feature: it's waterproof. A happy side-effect of that is that it's… Read More

  • Memory Cards
  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Format a Memory Card in the Sony a6000

A guide on how to format memory cards in the Sony a6000 camera to free up space and to prepare… Read More

  • Memory Cards
  • Mirrorless Cameras

Sony Alpha a6000 Memory Card Recommendations

In some shooting modes, the Sony a6000 can be picky about what memory card you put into it. Here are… Read More

  • Software
  • Video

How to Export a Single Frame as a JPG from Adobe Premiere Pro

There are two methods for exporting an individual frame from a Premiere Pro project. One is quick and simple but… Read More

  • Social Media

Using Instagram Location Search & How to Find an Instagram Location ID

Instagram has some useful built-in location features, but there are some quirks to how to use them and how they… Read More

  • Filters

Review of the Formatt Hitech Firecrest Patrick Di Fruscia 100mm Signature Edition Pro Essentials Kit with 100mm Firecrest Filter Holder

Here's my hands-on review of the Formatt Hitech 100mm filter kit (Di Fruscia Signature Edition), which includes a holder, 3-stop… Read More

  • Memory Cards
  • Reviews

WD My Passport Wireless Pro Hands-on Review

The WD MyPassport Wireless Pro combines an SD memory card reader, an internal hard drive, and a rechargeable battery into… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Sample Images

Nikon D3400 Low-Light Performance | High ISO Image Samples

A collection of images taken across the Nikon D3400's ISO range (ISO 100 through ISO 25600) to provide examples of… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Memory Cards

Nikon D7200 Memory Card Recommendations

Here are some practical recommendations for SD cards that work well in the Nikon D7200, focusing on cards that are… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Power

Spare Battery and Charger Options for the Nikon D7500

A rundown of some of the best options for replacement EN-EL15a batteries for the Nikon D7500. Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Sample Images

Nikon D7500 Photos

A collection of sample images I've shot with the D7500 to give a sense of how it performs under real-world… Read More

  • Social Media

How to Make Your Twitter Photos Accessible to Visually Impaired Users by Adding Image Descriptions

Twitter has a built-in way to make your photos accessible to visually impaired users by adding image descriptions. Here's how… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Sample Images

Nikon D7500 High-ISO Examples

To give a sense of the Nikon D7500's high-ISO performance, I've put together a some example photos shot at a… Read More

  • DSLRs

How To Change ISO on a Nikon D7500

A guide to changing the ISO on a Nikon D7500, including an explanation of the D7500's Auto ISO feature. Read More

  • Tips

Keeping Out the Wrong Kind of Light

We expect light to come in the front of the camera. Shooting with the lens cap on doesn't tend to… Read More

  • DSLRs

How to Use the Nikon D7500’s Virtual Horizon Tools

The Nikon D7500 has built-in virtual horizon tools that provide a more precise alternative to the old-fashioned bubble level method… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Nikon 24mm f/1.4G ED Lens | Sample Images

If I had to pick one lens to take with me to the ends of the earth, it would be… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Memory Cards

Recommended Memory Cards for the Nikon D7100

Here are some practical recommendations for SD cards that work well in the Nikon D7200, focusing on cards that are… Read More

  • Software

How to Extract Preview JPGs from RAW Files

If you're looking to extract the JPG preview that's embedded in a RAW image file, here are two free apps… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Ricoh WG-50 Waterproof Camera

A collection of sample images taken with a Ricoh WG-50 waterproof camera under various conditions and with different kinds of… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Memory Cards

How to Format a Memory Card in the Olympus TG-5

The Olympus TG-5 has an extra feature when it comes to formatting your memory card to free up space. Here's… Read More

  • Reviews
  • Video
  • Video & Livestreaming

Hands-on Review of the Mevo Plus Pocket-Sized Live-Streaming Video Studio

Need to stream some live video but don't want to mess with the complications or expense that usually comes with… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Reviews

Ricoh WG-50 Waterproof Camera | Hands-on Review

The Ricoh WG-50 camera is a waterproof compact camera that's designed to be adventure proof. Here's my hands-on review after… Read More

  • Reviews
  • Travel Tripods

Induro Stealth Carbon Fiber Hi-Hats / Induro Baby Grand Tripods

The Induro Baby Grand Tripods aren't your typical travel tripods. Truth be told, they're not really travel tripods at all.… Read More

  • Action Cameras
  • Video

Video Modes of the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

Here's a rundown of the various video modes available on the VIRB Ultra 30. Read More

  • Books

Extraordinary Everyday Photography, by Brenda Tharp & Jed Manwaring | Book Review

The authors of this book encourage you to apply fresh eyes to the world close to home to capture creative… Read More

  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Fujifilm X-Pro2 with a 23mm f/2 Lens

A selection of images I've taken with a Fujifilm X-Pro2 with a 23mm f/2 Lens to give a sense of… Read More

  • Action Cameras
  • Memory Cards

Recommended SD Cards for the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

Not every memory card is fast enough to keep up with the high-bitrate recording of the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30.… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Nikon 18-55mm VR Lens Sample Photos

Here are some samples of photos I've taken with Nikon's AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR to give a sense of how… Read More

  • Gear

How to Format Memory Cards on the Nikon D7500

There are two methods to formatting the memory card on the Nikon D7500. One of them is obvious; one of… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras

Hands-on with the Olympus TG-5 Tough Waterproof Camera

My hands-on review of the Olympus TG-5 waterproof camera, the latest in Olympus's Tough line of go-anywhere shoot-anything amphibious cameras. Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Memory Cards

Nikon D7500 Memory Card Recommendations

Some recommendations for which SD memory card to get to work well in the Nikon D7500 camera. Read More

  • Gear

Nikon 28-300mm vs Tamron 28-300mm Comparison

I've recently had the opportunity to shoot with the Nikon 28-300mm and Tamron 28-300mm side-by-side. Here's my take on how… Read More

  • Gift Ideas

Photography Magazines | Gift Guide for Photographers

Magazine subscriptions can be a gift that keeps on giving. Some provide news and information. Some provide education. Some provide… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Reviews

Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G Hands-on Review

Here's my hands-on review of the Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G, a compact, affordable, and highly versatile zoom lens. Read More

  • Gift Ideas

Photography T-Shirts | Gift Ideas for Photographers

If you're after a photography t-shirt for yourself or for a gift, here are some of my favorites. Read More

  • Software

Examples Using the New Accent AI Filter in Luminar 2018

Some examples of what the new Accent AI filter in Luminar 2018 does. Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos taken with a Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

A collection of photos I've taken with a Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR zoom lens to give some… Read More

  • Books

Color Management & Quality Output, by Tom Ashe | Review

Tom Ashe's Color Management and Quality Output is a comprehensive and authoritative book on the complex issue of color management,… Read More

  • Lenses

Hands-on Review of the Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Zoom Lens

Tamron's 28-300mm lens is designed as a versatile all-in-one zoom for full-frame sensor cameras, the type of lens you might… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos taken with a Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Lens | Sample Images

A collection of photos I've taken with the Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD under various settings and conditions to… Read More

  • Video

How to Export a Single Still Frame from Final Cut Pro X as a JPG

If you're looking to export a single frame from Final Cut Pro X as a JPG, there's a built-in function… Read More

  • Jargon
  • Memory Cards

What are the A1 and A2 Ratings on SD and microSD Cards?

You might have seen a new A1 and A2 speed ratings on some of the newer SD and microSD cards.… Read More

  • Reviews
  • Software
  • Workflow

Batch Processing Basic Photo Workflow Tasks with PhotoBulk

Sometimes you want an app that can accomplish basic image workflow tasks like resizing and watermarking simply, quickly, and with… Read More

  • Backup
  • Reviews

Xcellon DRD-401 Four-Bay SATA HDD RAID Enclosure | Review

I've been testing out the Xcellon DRD-401 Four-Bay hard drive enclosure as a large local storage for backing up photos.… Read More

  • Social Media

How to Post Photos on Instagram from a Desktop Computer or Laptop

Instagram is designed for mobile devices. But that doesn't work for everyone. So here are some options for posting to… Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Nikon 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro

A collection of sample images taken with the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens to give an idea… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with an Olympus TG-5 Waterproof Camera | Sample Images

Here's a collection of sample photos I've taken with the new Olympus TG-5 camera to give an idea of how… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • How To Guides

How to Change the Aspect Ratio of Photos with the Nikon D3400

The Nikon D3400 doesn't offer the option to choose a different aspect ratio when taking photos, but here's a partial… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Reviews

Hands On with the Leica X-U Waterproof Camera

Leica has a waterproof camera in their line: the Leica X-U. I recently had the chance to shoot with it… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Leica X-U | Sample Images

Here's a collection of sample images I've taken with a Leica X-U under different conditions and at different settings to… Read More

  • Software
  • Tips

Using Photoshop to Simulate How Colorblind Users See Your Photos

Nearly 1 in 10 people who look at your photos are likely to perceive colors differently because of some form… Read More

  • Sample Images

Focus Stacking with the Olympus TG-5 Tough Camera

Like the model it replaces, the new Olympus TG-5 has a built-in focus stacking feature in its macro close-up mode.… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Nikon D5500 | Sample Images

A collection of photos I've taken with a Nikon D5500 to give an idea of how it performs in real-world… Read More

  • Adventure Cameras
  • Lenses

Adding a Fisheye Lens to the Olympus Tough Waterproof Cameras

If the built-in lens on your Olympus Tough TG-5 or TG-4 isn't as wide as you'd like, there's a waterproof… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Reviews

EasyCover Silicon Skin for Camera Bodies

EasyCover silicon skins work like a protective glove for a camera body. Here's what they are and aren't. Read More

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G Lens

A collection of photos of taken with the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens that gives an idea of how it performs… Read More

  • DSLRs
  • Power
  • Reviews

A Less Expensive Battery Grip for the Nikon D810 and D800

For the past few months I've been shooting a Vello BG-N7 battery grip on a Nikon D810. It retails for… Read More

  • Optimizing
  • Wordpress for Photographers

How to Change WordPress’s Default JPG Compression

By default, Wordpress compresses the versions of images it creates at a JPG quality setting of 82 percent. Here's how… Read More