Reviews

  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Sony FE 24mm ƒ/1.4 GM Wide-Angle Prime Lens

Here's a collection of photos I've taken recently with the Sony FE 24mm ƒ/1.4 GM wide-angle prime lens on a… Read More

October 18, 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

October 17, 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

September 26, 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

October 10, 2019
  • Backup
  • Reviews
  • Travel Accessories

Hands on with the RAVPower 6-Port USB Charger FileHub

In addition to handling the high-power fast-charging needs of today's devices, the RAVPower 6-Port USB Charger FIleHub has a neat… Read More

September 21, 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
  • Reviews
  • Travel Accessories

Review of the HooToo 8-in-1 USB-C Hub

Modern laptops have been getting fewer and fewer ports. The HooToo 8-in-1 USB-C Hub adds several useful ports in a… Read More

August 4, 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
  • Sample Images

Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 Zoom Lens Sample Images

I've recently been out shooting with the new Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 on the also-new Lumix S1 full-frame mirrorless camera.… Read More

May 20, 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
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Practical Examples of the Zoom Range of the Panasonic Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 Zoom Lens

Here are some practical examples taken at each end of the zoom range of the new Panasonic Lumix S 24-105mm… Read More

May 16, 2019
  • Micro Four Thirds
  • Reviews

Hands-on Review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Camera

Here's my hands-on review of the new Olympus OM-D E-M1X mirrorless camera, a high-end Micro Four Thirds camera with speed… Read More

August 8, 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
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Sony 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 E-Mount Lens

This is a selection of photos I've taken with the Sony 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 E-Mount lens, a highly versatile zoom lens… Read More

April 12, 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
  • Micro Four Thirds
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with an Olympus OM-D E-M1X Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Camera

Here's a selection of images I've taken in my hands-on testing of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X Micro Four Thirds mirrorless… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm ƒ/2.8 Pro lens

Here are some photos I've taken with the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm ƒ/2.8 Pro lens. Read More

April 3, 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
  • Sample Images

Sony a6400 ISO Range Sample Images

Here are some practical examples of photos shot throughout the Sony a6400's ISO range from ISO 100 through ISO 102400. Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Examples of the Zoom Range of the Sony 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 E-Mount Lens

The Sony E 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 is a popular choice for APS-C mirrorless cameras like the new Sony a6400 or the… Read More

August 8, 2019
  • Books
  • Reviews

Book Review: Wildlife Photography: From First Principles to Professional Results, by Richard Bernabe

This new book from wildlife photographer Richard Bernabe is crammed with useful and practical information on capturing anything from the… Read More

August 15, 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
  • 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
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with the FujiFilm XF 18-55mm ƒ/2.8-4 Lens

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the FujiFilm XF 18-55mm lens to give some practical examples of how… Read More

January 7, 2019
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Practical Examples of the Zoom Range of the FujiFilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 Zoom Lens

The FujiFilm (Fujinon) XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS zoom lens, often included with FujiFilm X-series cameras such as the… Read More

January 3, 2019
  • Reviews
  • Travel Tripods

Sirui T-1204SK Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Review

Hands-on with the Sirui T-1204SK T-S carbon fiber travel tripod. Read More

January 2, 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
  • 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
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Zoom Range of the Sony E 55-210mm ƒ/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens

Here are some quick practical examples of the zoom range of the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 lens, a cost-effective and… Read More

November 9, 2018
  • 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
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Sony E 16mm ƒ/2.8 Lens

The Sony E 16mm ƒ/2.8 lens is fast and tiny, making it a very attractive option for travel photography. Here's… Read More

October 26, 2018
  • iPhone Photography
  • Reviews

Spivo Travel Lens Hands-on Review and Image Samples

I've recently been trying out Spivo's Travel Lens for the iPhone. Here's my hands-on review, along with some example photos… Read More

October 23, 2018
  • Reviews

Nikon 20mm ƒ/1.8G ED Wide-Angle Lens Hands-on Review

Here's my hands-on review of the Nikon 20mm ƒ/1.8G ED fast, wide-angle prime as a travel photography lens. Read More

October 24, 2018
  • 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

November 9, 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
  • 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

October 11, 2018
  • 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

January 16, 2019
  • 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

October 12, 2018
  • 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
  • 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

June 12, 2019
  • 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

June 4, 2018
  • Mirrorless Cameras
  • Sample Images

Sony a7iii 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

August 8, 2019
  • 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

May 21, 2018
  • 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

May 22, 2018
  • 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
  • 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

July 26, 2018
  • 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
  • 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

January 2, 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
  • 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

May 7, 2018
  • 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

May 7, 2018
  • 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

May 8, 2018
  • DSLRs
  • Sample Images

Nikon D3400 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

August 8, 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
  • 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

March 1, 2018
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

December 8, 2017
  • Books
  • Reviews

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

August 15, 2019
  • 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

November 21, 2017
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Nikon AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens | Sample Images

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

November 24, 2017
  • 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

January 8, 2018
  • 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

January 8, 2018
  • 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

November 6, 2017
  • 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

October 16, 2017
  • 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

October 3, 2017
  • 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

January 8, 2018
  • 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

June 13, 2018
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Zoom Range of the Nikon 18-55mm Lens | Examples

Here are some practical examples that show the zoom range of Nikon's 18-55mm kit lens in case you're trying to… Read More

November 6, 2017
  • 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

June 29, 2019
  • 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

December 13, 2017
  • 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

March 22, 2018
  • 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

June 13, 2018
  • 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

June 13, 2018
  • 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

January 8, 2018
  • 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

June 13, 2018
  • Lenses
  • Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G DX Zoom Lens

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G lens for DX cameras to give a sense… Read More

January 8, 2018