Review: Canon RF 70-200mm f2.8 L IS USM (A Work of Art)

After first laying eyes on the Canon RF 70-200mm f2. 8 L IS USM nearly a year ago, I didn't really know what to expect when the review unit came in. What I didn't realize is that it would quickly become one of my favorite telephoto zoom lenses.

Review: Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM (A Work of Art)

After first laying eyes on the Canon RF 70-200mm f2. 8 L IS USM nearly a year ago, I didn't really know what to expect when the review unit came in. What I didn't realize is that it would quickly become one of my favorite telephoto zoom lenses.

Cheap Photo: The Sony a7r II 54% Off, X-T30 $799, Olympus EM5 III $999

Are you ready to pick up a new camera? Do you want to save hundreds, heck, even thousands of dollars? Sure you do. We have found some outstanding camera deals for you. The Sony a7r II seen its price slashed by over 50% (it's just $1,398), The Fujifilm X-T30 can be yours for only $799, the X-T3 is just $1,199, and the GFX 50R is down to only $3,499.

7 Feature-Rich Cameras That You Wont Believe Cost Less Than $1,000

We remember not too long ago when $1,000 would barely get your hands on a half-decent camera. Even when you did get one in your hands, they were stripped-down models that rarely had any cool features (the cool features were reserved for photographers with fat wallets).

Cheap Photo: The Sony 85mm f1.8 is Only $548

One sure-fire way to improve your images is to invest in better lenses, and there's no better time than right now to do that. We have found some genuinely incredible lens deals for you. The Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.

Cheap Photo: The Sony 85mm F1.8 Is Only $548

One sure-fire way to improve your images is to invest in better lenses, and there's no better time than right now to do that. We have found some genuinely incredible lens deals for you. The Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.

8 Wallet-Friendly Full Frame Cameras for Photographers on a Budget

Just a few short years ago, Full Frame cameras were way out of the reach of most photographers. Older DSLR's like the Canon 5D series and the Nikon 8XX series were priced at around $3,000 or more, and unless you wanted to settle for an entry-level, almost featureless Full Frame camera, you had to really save up those pennies.

Cheap Photo: X-Pro 2 Just $1,299, Sony a7r II $1,398, X-T3 Only $1,199,

There are some incredible camera deals to be had right now, so if you have been eyeing a new camera, now is the time to pick one up. You can pick up the excellent Fujifilm X-Pro 2 for just $1,299, the Mirrorless Canon M50 with a lens for just $599, the 42 megapixel Sony a7r II for only $1,398, and the brand new Olympus E-M5 III for just $999! Do you have a crush on the Fujifilm X-T3? Make your move now and get one for only $1,199.

These 9 Cameras With IBIS Will Make Your Life as a Photographer Easier

One of the best changes to cameras over the last five years or so has been the introduction of in-body image stabilization. Gone are the days of needing monopods and tripods to get low light images (unless you're doing really long exposures), and sharp photos while using extreme super-telephoto lenses.

Cheap Photo: Sony a7r II $1,398, Fuji X-T3 $1,199, Olympus E-M5 III $999

If you have been thinking about finally making the switch to Mirrorless, now is a great time to do it. There are tons of great Mirrorless camera deals around right now like the Sony A7R II for $1,398, the Canon M50 with a lens for $599, the Fujifilm X-T3 for just $1,199, and the brand new Olympus OM-D Em-5 III for only $999! Looking for a Medium Format camera? The Fujifilm GFX 50R has a $1,000 discount, which makes it just $3,499! You can also grab the Full-Frame Sony A7 II with a 28-70mm lens for only $998! Check out all of the incredible Mirrorless camera deals we have found after the break.

10 Great Pieces of Photography Gear Popular with Our Readers (Jan 2020)

The first month of the year has come and gone already, and a lot of you have been busy over the last 31 days by adding some cool photography gear to your collections. We have to say you all have great taste! In this roundup, we will take a quick look at ten items that were picked up by our readers, who are no doubt now enjoying their new toys! There are some surprises in the list this month too, and their inclusions warm our hearts! Join us after the break to see the photography gear that your fellow readers have put their hands on this month.

10 Great Pieces of Photography Gear Popular With Our Readers (Jan 2020)

The first month of the year has come and gone already, and a lot of you have been busy over the last 31 days by adding some cool photography gear to your collections. We have to say you all have great taste! In this roundup, we will take a quick look at ten items that were picked up by our readers, who are no doubt now enjoying their new toys! There are some surprises in the list this month too, and their inclusions warm our hearts! Join us after the break to see the photography gear that your fellow readers have put their hands on this month.

Cheap Photo: Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art $649, Samyang 85mm f1.4 Just $579

Did you get a new camera over the holidays? Do you need to add some new glass to your current lens collection? If so, you need to see these new year lens deals. The outstanding Sigma 35mm f1. 4 Art is at an incredibly low price of just $649 (for multiple platforms), the Rokinon 14mm f2.

Cheap Photo: Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art $649, Samyang 85mm F1.4 Just $579

Did you get a new camera over the holidays? Do you need to add some new glass to your current lens collection? If so, you need to see these new year lens deals. The outstanding Sigma 35mm f1. 4 Art is at an incredibly low price of just $649 (for multiple platforms), the Rokinon 14mm f2.

7 Gorgeous Rangefinder Style Cameras That Offer Great Performance

While modern cameras have come a long way in terms of their overall designs, most still don't have much in the way of character; this, however, cannot be said about Rangefinder style cameras. The classic looks of Rangefinder style cameras are hard to ignore, and you'll find that plenty of heads will turn when you have one with you.

14 Innovative Cameras That Changed Photography Over the Last Decade

In 2010, digital cameras had taken over, and the days of film were slipping away into a distant memory. As we all know, technology advances at a rapid pace, and thankfully, for us, some camera manufacturers embraced these advances and ended up creating innovative cameras that have changed the landscape of photography forever.

Cheap Photo: If You Like Bargains, Youll Love These Camera Deals

The deals are continuing to pour in as we head through Black Friday and things are just getting better and better. The brand new Canon M6 II with a lens and the EVF is just $999, and the Canon 6D Mk II with a battery grip and a huge accessory bundle is only $1,199.

This is Why Sony Got 42.5% of the Mirrorless Camera Market in 2018

As 2019 draws to an end, one thing is for sure, and that's the fact that Sony's dominance in the camera market is alive and well. Just how the camera market will break down for 2019, nobody will know for a while, but we now know who the king of the castle was in 2018.

This Is Why Sony Got 42.5% of the Mirrorless Camera Market in 2018

As 2019 draws to an end, one thing is for sure, and that's the fact that Sony's dominance in the camera market is alive and well. Just how the camera market will break down for 2019, nobody will know for a while, but we now know who the king of the castle was in 2018.

Cheap Photo: Sony A7 III for $1,798, Fujifilm X-T20 for $599

Need a new camera? Want to save some serious money at the same time? We thought so! Check out these fantastic camera deals. The Sony A7 III with a large accessory bundle can be yours for only $1,798! The Nikon Z6 with an FTZ adapter is at an all-time low price of $1696.

The Camera Market Needs Canon to Stop Drinking Its Own Kool-Aid

Poor Canon; it just seems as though things just keep on going from bad to worse for the former king of the photography castle. While Canon has been hard at work on all fronts, it seems as though their efforts just aren't producing the results they want.

Should the Camera Market Be Filled with Top Shelf Gear Only?

Take a look at any photography blog or any photography YouTube channels, and you'll hear about how lousy camera sales are world-wide. We know the camera market has been in a freefall over the last year, but what's the answer to this problem? The rise of smartphones with very capable cameras are playing a considerable role in declining sales for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, and many others.

Should The Camera Market be Filled With Top Shelf Gear Only?

Take a look at any photography blog or any photography YouTube channels, and you'll hear about how lousy camera sales are world-wide. We know the camera market has been in a freefall over the last year, but what's the answer to this problem? The rise of smartphones with very capable cameras are playing a considerable role in declining sales for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, and many others.

Cheap Photo: The Sony a7r III Got a Nice Price Drop

The great thing about new cameras being released all the time is that the previous generation cameras can be had on the cheap, and guess what? They're still as impressive as the day they were made. Case in point.

Are Cheap Lenses Really Worth it for Photographers?

When you're first starting out as a photographer, the appeal of cheap lenses is really high. I mean, how else are you going to take better pictures without actually learning how to do something with your camera or lighting? There are tons of cheap lenses out there on the market.

Bang for Your Buck: 7 Cheap Mirrorless Cameras for First Time Buyers

Buying your first camera can be a daunting experience. The camera market is filled with a whole host of option these days. Honestly, it can be a real pain trying to figure out what Mirrorless cameras are worth taking a look at, but, that's where this roundup comes in to play.

Should Sony Release an A99 III or Are DSLRs Dead to Them and Others?

The debate about whether or not DSLRs are on their way out seems to be getting louder and louder with each and every passing day. It's almost impossible to jump online and visit message boards without seeing someone proclaim that Mirrorless is the new king and that DSLRs are dead.

UPDATE: Sony Will Be at PhotoPlus Expo 2019

PhotoPlus 2019 is only a month and a half away, meaning the exhibitor list and floor plan should be all-but-finalized. Which is why it was shocking to discover that there is no Sony booth on the floor plan, and the company is not listed as an exhibitor either. However, Sony tells PetaPixel that they WILL […]

Cheap Photo: Nikon, Fuji, Sony Announce New Savings

Father's Day is coming up and if you are looking to get your hands on the next addition to your father's photography kit then you are in luck because several companies including Nikon, Sony and Fujifilm have just launched new savings on some of their most popular gear.

Cheap Photo: Rokinon Blowout Sale!

Rokinon has developed a reputation for great image quality and even better prices. Today we are excited to share these incredible blowout deals on some of Rokinon's most popular lenses, which were already great deals in their own right.

Cheap Photo: Panasonic, Sony and Fujifilm Savings For All!

Not to be outdone by Sony and Fujifilm, Panasonic has some deals going on right now as well on some of their excellent micro four thirds cameras and lenses. If you have been thinking about jumping into the Panasonic system, then maybe now is a good time.

Sonys Budget $600 85mm f/1.8 Lens Can Keep Up with $1,200+ Lenses

If you’re looking for an 85mm portrait lens for your Sony full-frame e-mount camera, you should seriously consider the ‘budget’ FE 85mm f/1.8 Sony announced back in February. It might have seemed like an afterthought, but this $600 lens can keep up with glass more than twice its price. Photographer Manny Ortiz recently got his […]

The Photographers Guide to Budget Friendly Portrait Lenses

Photography is for sure one of the most popular niches of photography, with many people getting into photography specifically to learn how to shoot better portraits. This not only makes portrait photography a popular starting point for beginners but also a popular target for lens manufacturers when designing lenses.

Portrait Lens Shootout: Sony 85mm f/1.4 vs 70-200mm f/2.8

What’s better for portraits? Is it the versatility of a great 70-200mm f/2. 8 zoom lens, or the bright bokeh-tastic performance of a solid 85mm f/1. 4 lens? That’s what photographer Manny Ortiz set out to discover this week.

Photojournalists Ask Camera Brands for Encrypted Cameras

A new open letter signed by over 150 filmmakers and photojournalists is asking major camera companies to build encryption features into digital cameras and the photos they produce. The letter was published today by the Freedom of the Press Foundation, which “protects and defends adversarial journalism in the 21st century.” They were sent directly to […]

Cheap Photo: Getting Ready For Those Holiday Vibes

It's not quite peak gift shopping time yet, but the deals are coming, fast an furious. Some are limited time, so make sure to check them out and check back often for the latest deals so you don't miss out on the deal of the season.

Five Fast Focusing 50mm Lenses For Mirrorless Cameras

One of the most popular lens focal lengths out there is the 50mm--but they're sometimes worthless if they can't focus quickly. Whether you're a professional or hobbyist photographer, there isn't a reason why you wouldn't want to have a fast focusing 50.

Incredible Deal: The Sony FE 50mm F1.8 for $198!

Sony's FE 5omm F/1.8 is not only one of the best deals in the FE lineup right now, it is also a killer lens in terms of image quality. Amazon has an insane deal on this lens right now bringing the price tag under $200, down from the already great normal price of $250.

Sony is Quietly Developing This Flying Camera Drone

Sony has been quietly developing and patenting a “flying camera” drone over the past few years. While not much is known about the project, the published patents (titled “Flying Camera and a System”) reveal some interesting features of the device.

Sony Overtakes Olympus in Japanese Mirrorless Sales, Canon Still Dominates

BCN has revealed their awards for 2020, and the biggest news from this year’s camera stats is that Sony has overtaken Olympus to claim the #2 spot in Mirrorless category while Canon has finally, for the first time ever, claimed the #1 spot in all three stills camera categories. BCN numbers are always an interesting […]

Nikon Thinks It Can Become #1 in Full-Frame Quite Soon

2018 has been the year the mirrorless camera war exploded, with Canon, Nikon, and even Panasonic unveiling new full-frame mirrorless cameras to compete against the current champ Sony. Canon and Nikon have already taken a chunk out of Sony’s lead, but Nikon has much loftier ambitions: it believes it can become #1 in full-frame cameras […]

Why Canon Shooters (Still) Need to Consider Sony Cameras

When it comes to architecture and interior photography, it’s generally best practice to shoot using a tripod. There are several obvious reasons why, mostly due to being able to shoot effectively with slower shutter speeds and to compose your images more precisely.

Sony is Now #1 in Full-Frame Cameras in the US

Sony just announced that it is now #1 in the United States in the full-frame interchangeable lens camera market, overtaking Canon in both units sold and dollars generated in the first half of 2018. Sony says that 4 out of every 10 full-frame cameras sold during the period were made by Sony. Here’s a chart […]

The Nikon D850s Sensor is Made by Sony: Report

The Nikon D850 contains one of the most highly regarded sensors on the market today, and Nikon has touted the fact that it was designed entirely by Nikon and not simply an off-the-shelf sensor. But in case you were wondering who its manufactured by, a new report has now concluded that it’s a Sony-made sensor. […]