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On Photowalking: Exploring the Sony E Mount and Its Options

On a very personal note, I think I've only ever grabbed my Sony cameras a few times to go out photowalking purely for myself and not for sure. I'll admit that there is something great about them. The Sony E mount is host to both APS-C and Full-frame cameras.

Cheap Photo: Fujifilm XT3, Sony A7 II, Nikon Z50 Are All Under $1,000!

It's really quite amazing just how much camera you can get for under $1,000 these days. There are a ton of great camera deals out there that yiou do not want to miss, and yep, all of these cameras are under $1,000! The Fujifilm XT3 can be yours for just $999, the Nikon Z50 with a 16-50mm lens can be picked up for only $896.

The Best Camera Sensors in July 2020 According to DXOMark

While there's a lot more to a camera than just the sensor it uses when DXOMark performs their lab tests, they assign a ranking to each camera based on its sensor performance alone. We know this cannot possibly give you the best representation of what a camera might genuinely be like (that's what our real-world reviews are for).

Cheap Photo: Summer Camera Sales Start and You Can Save Hundreds!

It's summertime, and things are about to get even hotter thanks to these red hot camera sales. The Fujifilm X-T3 can be yours for just $999. 99, and you can pick up the Fujifilm X-A7 with a lens for only $499! Canon's EOS RP with the RF 24-105 STM lens is a steal at $1,299, and Nikon's Z50 with the 16-50mm kit lens can be had for only $949! There are also deals from Panasonic and Sony too, like the Panasonic S1, which has dropped in price to only $1,997.

Dear Nikon: You Really Need to Innovate Your Cameras and Lenses

I've been in this industry long enough to remember all the times where Nikon users would push their bias into the face of every other photographer. At those times, they rightfully should have. Does anyone remember the Nikon D300 and the fantastic photos it shot of President Obama during his early years? Or the Nikon D700 and the class-leading high ISO output that it had? Or what about the various more top-end cameras like the D4, the D800, etc.

Forget Full Frame, These Small Sensor Cameras Are Great For Pros Too

You can't be a pro unless you use Full Frame! You can find this kind of toxic rhetoric all over the web, especially on YouTube, where many self proclaimed photography overlords live. The truth is, you don't need a Full Frame camera if you want to take professional-looking images.

Forget Full Frame, These Small Sensor Cameras Are Great for Pros Too

You can't be a pro unless you use Full Frame! You can find this kind of toxic rhetoric all over the web, especially on YouTube, where many self proclaimed photography overlords live. The truth is, you don't need a Full Frame camera if you want to take professional-looking images.

Are Canon’s APS-C Sensors Really Worse Than the Rest?

One of the more significant concerns of many a photographer has always been about Canon's APS-C sensors. Though their cameras are dwarfed by the likes of Fujifilm, Sony, and Nikon, they have always marched to their own drumbeat.

Are Canon’s APS-C Sensors Really Worse Than The Rest?

One of the more significant concerns of many a photographer has always been about Canon's APS-C sensors. Though their cameras are dwarfed by the likes of Fujifilm, Sony, and Nikon, they have always marched to their own drumbeat.

Карты в руки: Sony представит A7s III 15 августа

Вслед за большим анонсом Canon, которое состоялось вчера, когда были представлены две очень крутые полнокадровые беззеркалки EOS R5 и EOS R6, компания Sony готовит свой ответ конкурентам: мероприятие Sony Kando Everywhere запланировано на субботу, 15 августа.

Canon Close the Telephoto Lens Gap With Several New RF Mount Lenses

Along with the announcement of the highly anticipated Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6, Canon also announced a slew of new lenses today as well. Joining the ranks of Canon RF mount lenses will be three new telephoto prime lenses, and a telephoto zoom lens that will delight birders and wildlife photographers everywhere.

Canon Closes the Telephoto Lens Gap with Several New RF Mount Lenses

Along with the announcement of the highly anticipated Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6, Canon also announced a slew of new lenses today as well. Joining the ranks of Canon RF mount lenses will be three new telephoto prime lenses, and a telephoto zoom lens that will delight birders and wildlife photographers everywhere.

Why You Should Choose Mirrorless Over DSLR in 2020

My last DSLR was the Nikon D600. I paired it up with Nikkor 50mm 1. 8 G and oh how I loved that combination. It helped me to create great pictures, and even though the model is eight years old, it would still serve any photographer well if they were to pick it up today.

6 Mirrorless Cameras Under $1,000 That Are Perfect For Enthusiasts

Looking back just a few short years ago at cameras that were aimed at enthusiasts makes you realize just how far Mirrorless cameras have propelled us into the future. Now, Mirrorless cameras under $1,000 have many of the same features as those that are aimed at pros.

6 Mirrorless Cameras Under $1,000 and Perfect for Enthusiasts

Looking back just a few short years ago at cameras that were aimed at enthusiasts makes you realize just how far Mirrorless cameras have propelled us into the future. Now, Mirrorless cameras under $1,000 have many of the same features as those that are aimed at pros.

Cheap Photo: Godox V1 $199, Canvas Camera Bags From $59, More

We have found some fantastic deals on photography accessories, including deals on lighting, storage, camera bags, and more. Right now, you can pick up the excellent Godox V1 round head flash with a set of colored gels for just $199! There are versions of this flash available for all major platforms, including Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus/Panasonic, Pentax, and Sony.

The Camera No One Asked For: Sigma FP Review

The Sigma FP is yet another reason why Sigma should stop making cameras. The title for this piece came from a conversation with Reviews Editor Paul Ip. It started over a game of Diablo III and my telling him that I’m going to shoot the sunset one night. “Are people buying that camera to do

Dream World: What I Imagine the Perfect Camera Would Look Like

The search for the perfect camera is one that goes on in every photographer's life, and it is a journey that will probably never end. While we all love the respective systems that we choose to use, you can't deny that you wish your camera had a feature that was found in another brand.

Cheap Photo: These Amazing Camera Deals Can Save You Thousands!

Are you ready to upgrade your current camera? Do you want to save hundreds, possibly thousands of dollars? If so, you need to check out these hot camera deals. For a limited time, you can get the Canon RP with a 24-105mm lens for $999, the Nikon Z6 for just $1,596.

Under $600: New Photographers Can Grow with These 5 Entry Level Cameras

Entry level cameras; this is a term that used to mean bargain basement cameras with little to no features that were sold at big box stores to the masses. Today, these cameras can still be picked up at big box stores for low prices, but new entry level cameras are anything but barebones.

Around $1,000 or Less: 7 Cameras With IBIS and More for Shaky Hands

Cameras with IBIS aren't new anymore, but it’s only in the last few years or so that the technology has worked its way into more affordable camera bodies. The benefits of IBIS are quite excellent. Being able to attach any lens to cameras with IBIS and being able to take advantage of stabilization is a game-changer, especially when it comes to shooting in low light.

Cheap Photo: Save on the Sony a7r IV, Storage, Camera Bags, and More!

June is starting off with a bang when it comes to camera deals and other photography-related sales. You can grab Canon's M50 with a lens for $499, the Fujifilm X-T3 is a bargain at $1,199, and the Olympus E-M1 II, with perhaps the best IBIS on the market, has dropped to $1,099! Sony's a7r IV has a steep discount too! Need accessories? Calibrate your monitor with the Datacolor SpyderX Pro for just $148.

Small, Light and Mighty: 6 Fixed Lens Cameras That Still Amaze Us

Sometimes all we want to do is go out and shoot with as little gear as possible. At times, just thought of having to load up your camera bag and then having to lug it around can put a damper on your photography plans, and this, my friends, is where small fixed lens cameras come into their own.

Under $750: 7 Older Feature Packed Cameras Worth Your Gaze

In the not too distant past, spending less than $1,000 on a camera meant that you got a barebones package with hardly any of the modern features that could be found in cameras that were much more expensive; this, however, is not the case today.

Using the Fujifilm X100V During Social Distancing (50mm Lenses Too!)

Tune in every week for an episode of Pro Camera Reviews. Pro Camera Reviews is a new web show by the Reviews Team of the Phoblographer. Join Gear Editor Brett Day, Reviews Editor Paul Ip, and Editor in Chief Chris Gampat as they candidly discuss the products they’re actively reviewing and the gear they’ve just

Deal Alert: Prices on Sigma Lenses Are Very, Very Good Right Now

If you have been eyeing Sigma lenses, or if the Sigma fp has caught your eye, now is the time to buy! You can save hundreds during Sigma's Seasons of Savings event on lenses like the 35mm f1. 4, which is just $599 for Canon, Nikon, and Sony, and you can save over $400 on the Sigma 70-200nn f2.

7 Cameras That Will Help You Have Fun With Photography Again

There is nothing more fulfilling than being able to just pick up a camera for the fun of it. It can be so easy to get bogged down with tons of gear that's complicated to use, and that's a burden to carry around, and honestly, those two things alone can take the fun out of photography.

Under $1000: The Affordable 85mm Primes That Are Bokeh Beasts

There is a huge misconception out there about portrait photography (and many other genres of photography) that you need to spend boatloads of cash on very fast lenses to be able to create portraits that will stun people; this simply isn't true.

Under $1,000: 6 Cameras for Self Portraits, Vlogging and So Much More

Quarantine and social distancing have put us in a position that we have little experience with, but not being able to go outside has not stopped us as creators. If you look at any photo-sharing app or even YouTube, you're going to see self-portraits and tutorials on how to take compelling self-portraits, but neither of those talk about the gear that will make taking self-portraits that much easier.

Opinion: The 6 Ways Canon Can Win the Mirrorless Race

Come with me on a journey to 2012. Things were going fantastically well for Canon. They were riding high thanks to the success of the Canon 5D II, the 5D III had just hit the streets, and it too was a roaring success.

Tips for Shooting a Party in Low Light: What Photographers Should Know

Some photographers like to be a fly on the wall when it comes to shooting a party, but if you want images that pop, you're going to need to get deeper in there. Shooting parties isn't only about having the best gear and knowing how to use it, but it's more about--get this--being a human being and thinking a bit.

Best of the Best: Great Landscape Photography Cameras for Every Budget

There's nothing better than heading out into the wilderness, the peace, the quiet, and the fresh air with just your camera so that you can capture the beauty of the world that surrounds you. These days, the great thing is that there are cameras on the market at every price point imaginable that will help you capture and create some genuinely breathtaking landscape images.

The Honest Answer: Do You Need an F2.8 or an F4 Zoom Lens?

Could you honestly answer whether or not you're a better fit for an f2. 8 or an f4 zoom lens? It's a valid question for many photographers. Lots of photographers who I've spoken to in the past few months have been content with an f4 zoom lens when I would have thought that they needed an f2.

6 Luxury Mirrorless Cameras for Photographers Who Demand the Best

We do a lot of roundups that focus on affordable, yet feature-packed cameras that are honestly more than enough for 99% of photographers out there, but what if money was no problem, and you wanted to get your hands on the best of the best camera out there? In this roundup, we will take a quick look ay six of the best luxury Mirrorless cameras that money can buy right now.

What Would Make You Ditch Your Camera for Just Your Smartphone?

There's simply no denying that smartphones and the cameras which they house are altering the photography landscape. Many camera manufacturers have changed their business strategies to deal with the rise of mobile photography, and honestly, it's needed because of new phones like the LG V60 ThinQ.

Cheap Photo: Sony a6100 $598, X-T30 $799, X-Pro 2 $1,299.95, More

March is starting off with a bang when it comes to camera deals. If you need a new camera or want to add to your collection, you should see all of these deals. The little camera that could, the Sony a6100, is down to just $598, the a7r II is only $1,398, and the Fujifilm X-T30 is just $799.

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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.

Sony’s 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 Photographer’s 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.

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Sony Patents Multi-Lens Lens That May Let You Take Pictures First, Focus Later

A Japanese patent from Sony hints at a future lens that would allow you to shoot first, and focus your photos later. By combining multiple smaller lenses into a single larger lens, the idea could open up a world of new imaging possibilities if it ever comes to pass. The patent was spotted by SonyAlphaRumors, […]

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 […]