Cameras

Gear reviews and how-to guides on digital cameras.

  • DSLRs

How to Turn on Bluetooth on Nikon a D3400

A guide on how to turn on Bluetooth on the Nikon D3400 DSLR. Read More

January 23, 2020
  • DSLRs

How to Turn on Live View on the Nikon D3500

The Lv Live View toggle has moved for the Nikon D3500. Here's where to find it. Read More

December 6, 2019
  • DSLRs

Nikon D3500 Questions & Answers

The answers to some common questions I've gotten about the Nikon D3500 DSLR camera. Read More

December 9, 2019
  • DSLRs

Nikon D3400 Questions and Answers

Here are the answers to various questions readers have asked me about the Nikon D3400 DSLR. Read More

December 9, 2019
  • DSLRs
  • Power

Nikon D3500 Battery & Charger Options

A rundown of some of the good options for batteries and chargers that are compatible with the Nikon D3500, including… Read More

November 21, 2019
  • DSLRs

How to Change ISO on a Nikon D3500

A practical guide on how to change ISO on a Nikon D3400, including manual and Auto ISO options. Read More

November 21, 2019
  • DSLRs
  • How To Guides

How to Turn Off the Date Stamp on the Nikon D3400

Just like old-school film cameras, the Nikon D3400 has options for imprinting date and time information in the bottom corner… Read More

November 21, 2019
  • DSLRs
  • How To Guides

How to Use the Date Stamp & Time Stamp Feature on the Nikon D3500

Remember those time and date stamps that you used to be able to get embedded in the bottom corner of… Read More

November 21, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Reviews
  • Sample Images

Review of the Ricoh GW-4 21mm Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for Ricoh GR III

Ricoh has made available a dedicated wide-angle conversion lens for the Ricoh GR III. It takes the standard 28mm lens… Read More

January 2, 2020
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Reviews

Sony a7R IV Review

Sony has released a new version of their flagship full-frame mirrorless camera: the Sony a7R IV. After having been shooting… Read More

December 6, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a7R IV Sample Images

Here's a collection of images shot with the Sony a7R IV full-frame mirrorless camera under different lighting conditions and with… Read More

November 8, 2019
  • How To Guides
  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Work with Both RAW and JPG Image Files on the Sony A7R IV

The Sony a7R IV gives you several options when it comes to choosing which file image file format to use… Read More

November 15, 2019
  • How To Guides
  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Use Virtual Horizon (Virtual Level) on the Sony a7R IV

The virtual horizon (or virtual level) tool is one of the most useful overlays for composing your shots. Here's how… Read More

November 7, 2019
  • How To Guides
  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Change the On-screen Information Displayed on the Sony a7R IV

The Sony a7R IV gives you some control over customizing what types of information you can see on the back… Read More

November 7, 2019
  • How To Guides
  • Memory Cards
  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Format SD Cards in the Sony a7R IV

This is a step-by-step guide on how to format memory cards in the Sony a7R IV mirrorless camera. Read More

November 7, 2019
  • How To Guides
  • Memory Cards
  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Enable Auto Switching Memory Cards on the Sony a7R IV

If you're running into an error when Slot 1 SD card is full on the Sony a7R IV, here's how… Read More

November 7, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a7R IV High ISO Image Samples

Here's a collection of images shot at high ISOs on the Sony a7R IV, Sony's flagship model with a new… Read More

November 7, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with the Sony RX100 VII Compact Camera

Here's a sampling of photos I've taken with the Sony RX100 VII, the latest in Sony's high-end compact camera line. Read More

October 4, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony RX100 VII High ISO Sample Images

Here's a collection of images taken with the Sony RX100 VII at high ISOs to give a sense of how… Read More

October 4, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony RX100 VII ISO Range Examples

The high-end compact Sony RX100 VII camera has a relatively narrow ISO range from 64 through 12800. Here are some… Read More

October 30, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Ricoh GR III ISO Range Examples

The Ricoh GR III has an ISO range from 100 to 102400. Here are some high-resolution practical examples of how… Read More

September 26, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a7R IV ISO Range Sample Images

I've been out shooting with the brand-new Sony a7R IV, the full-frame flagship model in Sony's mirrorless camera range. Here… Read More

November 7, 2019
  • Compact Cameras

Shooting Panoramas with the Sony RX100 VII

The Sony RX100 VII has a panorama mode. Here's a rundown of what it does and how it works. Read More

September 4, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony RX100 VII Zoom Range

The Sony RX100 VII high-end compact camera has a 24-200mm optical zoom and two kinds of digital zoom that go… Read More

October 3, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Reviews

Lumix S1 Mirrorless Camera Review

Here's my hands-on review of the Lumix S1, a new full-frame mirrorless camera from Panasonic. Read More

July 9, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Lumix S1 High ISO Range Side-by-Side Examples

Here are some side-by-side comparisons of the Lumix S1's high ISO performance from ISO 3200 through ISO 204800. Read More

July 9, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Lumix S1 Mirrorless Camera

Here's a collection of sample images I've taken with the new Lumix S1 mirrorless camera from Panasonic. Read More

May 30, 2019
  • Lenses
  • Mirrorless Cameras

Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 Macro Zoom Lens Review

Here's my hands-on review of the Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 macro, a versatile and high-quality zoom lens for Lumix, Sigma,… Read More

May 21, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Ricoh GR III Sample Images

I've recently been out shooting with the new Ricoh GR III high-end compact camera. For good reason, the GR cameras… Read More

July 31, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Reviews

Sony a6400 Hands-on Review

Here's my hands-on review of the Sony Alpha a6400, Sony's newest addition to its compact mirrorless interchangeable lens range. Read More

October 9, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a6400 Photos

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Sony a6400 to give a sense of how it performs in… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a6400 High ISO Sample Images

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Sony Alpha a6400 mirrorless camera using high ISOs from ISO 6400… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Ricoh GR III High ISO Images

Here are some photos shot at high ISOs with the Ricoh GR III under real-world shooting conditions. Read More

July 31, 2019
  • Memory Cards
  • Mirrorless Cameras

Sony a6400 SD Card Recommendations

Here are some practical recommendations on which memory cards to get for the Sony a6400 so that you can take… Read More

November 21, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Ricoh GR II High ISO Sample Images

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Ricoh GR II in an effort to provide some practical examples… Read More

May 10, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a FujiFilm X-T3

Here's a selection of images I've taken with a FujiFilm X-T3 to give a sense of how it performs under… Read More

January 10, 2019
  • Compact Cameras

Sony HX99 Review

The Sony HX99 is a tiny camera with a massive zoom. It makes for a very good and versatile everyday… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera

The Sony HX99 compact camera packs a massive zoom into a tiny camera as well as including some features you… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony HX99 High ISO Sample Images

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Sony HX99 focusing specifically on its highest ISO range of 1600… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Memory Cards

Sony HX99 Recommended SD Cards

Here are some recommendations on which SD cards to get for the Sony HX99 so that you can use all… Read More

January 15, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

FujiFilm X-T3 High ISO Sample Images

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the FujiFilm X-T3 specifically focusing on its high-ISO performance. Read More

July 9, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a FujiFilm X-T2

Here's a collection of travel-type photos I've taken with a FujiFilm X-T2 mirrorless camera. Read More

January 10, 2019
  • Adventure Cameras
  • Memory Cards

Sony RX0 SD Card Recommendations

Some practical recommendations on which SD cards to get to be able to use all of the Sony RX0's features. Read More

December 21, 2018
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Power

Sony a6000 Battery Recommendations

If you're after a spare or replacement battery for your Sony a6000 camera, here's a rundown of the best options. Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Memory Cards
  • Mirrorless Cameras

FujiFilm X-T3 SD Card Recommendations

To take full advantage of the power the FujiFilm X-T3 has to offer you'll need SD cards that are fast… Read More

November 21, 2019
  • DSLRs
  • Memory Cards

Nikon D3500 Memory Card Recommendations

Here are some practical recommendations for which SD cards work well in the Nikon D3500 DSLR. Read More

November 21, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras

How to Format a Memory Card in the Sony a6500

It's not difficult to format a memory card in the Sony a6500, but the option is a bit buried. Here's… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Compact Cameras
  • Sample Images

A Massive Zoom in a Tiny Camera: The Sony HX99 Compact Superzoom

The Sony HX99 is a tiny camera with a massive zoom range. Here are some examples of what the zoom… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

High ISO Photo Examples Shot with a Sony a6500

Here's a selection of photos that I've shot at high ISOs with the Sony a6500 to give a sensor of… Read More

October 9, 2019
  • 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

October 16, 2018
  • 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

October 23, 2018
  • 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

May 1, 2019
  • 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

November 6, 2019
  • 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

June 3, 2019
  • 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

August 8, 2019
  • 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

January 20, 2020
  • Adventure Cameras

FujiFilm Finepix XP120 and XP130: Photo Sizes, Resolutions, Aspect Ratios, & Quality Settings

A rundown of the various features, options, and settings when shooting still photos on the FujiFilm Finepix XP130 and XP120… Read More

June 15, 2018
  • Adventure Cameras
  • Memory Cards

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 Recommended SD Cards

Here are some practical recommendations for SD memory cards that work well in the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 waterproof compact camera. Read More

August 1, 2019
  • Adventure Cameras
  • Memory Cards

Which SD Memory Card to Get for the FujiFilm XP130 and XP120 Waterproof Cameras?

Here are some practical recommendations on SD memory cards that work well in the FujiFilm Finepix XP130 and XP120 waterproof… Read More

December 21, 2018
  • 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

August 7, 2018
  • 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

October 21, 2019
  • 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

August 8, 2019
  • 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

July 18, 2019
  • 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

January 2, 2019
  • 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

January 14, 2019
  • 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

October 9, 2019
  • 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

January 2, 2019
  • 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

June 13, 2018
  • 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

November 6, 2019
  • 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

September 5, 2019
  • 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

December 21, 2018
  • 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

November 21, 2019
  • 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

December 3, 2019
  • 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

November 21, 2019
  • 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

November 21, 2019
  • 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

August 8, 2019
  • 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

August 8, 2019
  • 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

November 13, 2019
  • 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

August 8, 2019
  • 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

November 21, 2019
  • 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

March 22, 2018
  • 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

June 13, 2018
  • DSLRs
  • Memory Cards

Nikon D5600 Memory Card Recommendations

Which SD cards work best in the Nikon D5600? Here are some practical recommendations. Read More

November 21, 2019
  • 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

June 13, 2018
  • 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

February 14, 2019
  • Adventure Cameras

How to Format a Memory Card in the Ricoh WG-50

The Ricoh WG-50 waterproof camera has a somewhat unusual way of formatting the memory card and deleting photos. Here's a… Read More

March 22, 2018
  • 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

December 6, 2017
  • 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

February 14, 2019
  • Adventure Cameras

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

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

May 22, 2019
  • 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

November 21, 2019