Cheap Photo: Cameras and Up To 63% Off SanDisk SD Savings!

Who doesn't love to save some money on photography gear here and there? For those of your Father's out there that happened to get some money or gift cards this Father's Day this is actually an excellent time to save some much needed money on some of the gear from Canon, Nikon, Sony and Fujifilm that you have been keeping your eyes on.

The Mirrorless Dad: Our 2018 Fathers Day Gift Guide

Fathers Day, In case you were not yet aware, the big day (June 17th) is coming up fast and furious. So now is as good of a time as any to start thinking about what you want to get your dad; something that says I love you and I appreciate your efforts molding me into the person that I have become.

Cheap Photo: 2500 Lightroom Presets For Over $900 Off

Lightroom is still by far the most used photo processing suite right now and as such Lightroom presets remain one of htemost powerful ways that photographers can quickly and effortlessly change up their style.

Cheap Photo: Todays Biggest Deals, Including $400 off the A7R II

This style of Cheap Photo seemed to be a hit the last time that we gave it a try so here we are again with a look at the current top deals that we were able to find for this week. But also make sure to check down after the break to see even more great deals to save your wallet some money and you some piece of mind.

Cheap Photo: 50% Off Advanced Fashion Photography Lighting Tutorial

Those of you who are into fashion photography or are interested in learning more about it and how those looks are achieved are going to like this deal today. Photowhoa is currently offering 50% off an advanced fashion photography lighting tutorial series and this is going to be a great resource for anyone who is looking to improve their fashion photography.

Op Ed: What Id Love to See in a Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

When the reports of a brand new Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera were hitting the newswires, I became very excited at the possibilities. It means that Nikon is once again doing something incredibly brave since the creation of their 1 Series cameras and even with making all their newest lenses part of their new E moniker.

Cheap Photo: $58 Off the Art of Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is great; just get in your car, or hop on your bike, and just drive out to the nature nearest your home and do your thing. Ok, OK, It's not that simple, but it really can be and that is what is so great about it.

Can Canon Really Threaten Sony in the Camera Sensor Industry?

Canon is used to being the top dog in the photography industry; but increasingly Sony has been the company impressing of late; thanks in large part to their sensors. We;;, now it looks as if Canon is looking to cash in on some of their sensors; selling them through a distributor called Phase 1.

Kando Trip 2.0, Sony and the Mirrorless Arms Race That is Coming

Sony has been working on their Mirrorless technologies now for almost a decade; and really, they are only now truly beginning to reap the rewards of that labor. A shift is beginning to happen in the photography industry, and everyone sees it coming; a shift away from the mirror boxes of the past, to the future that is Mirrorless.

You Dont NEED The Meyer-Optik Nocturnus 75mm F0.95 and All the Bokeh it Offers

It is like Dr. Malcom says in Jurassic Park (and I am paraphrasing here) Everyone was so caught up in whether or not you could do it, no one stopped to wonder if you should do it. I think that is where a lot of people are making the mistake with all of this hubbub about the new Meyer-Optik Nocturnus 75mm 0.

Cheap Photo: Sony Rebates, Some with Over $450 Off!

If you are a Sony photographer right now, or you are one of the many DSLR owners out there seriously considering jumping into the Sony Mirrorless ecosystem then you will want to have a look at the list below, which includes deal on a vast array of cameras and lenses within the Sony ecosystem.

Cheap Photo: 5 Bundle Deals Mirrorless Camera Owners Should See

Often, once you invest into a camera system bundle deals make little sense. But thanks to the enormous success of the Sony mirrorless sytem, and in particular with their A7 III, more and more of you DSLR people are coming to see mirrorless as a potential upgrade path; either in the near or intermediate future.

The Best Lenses For Candid Portraiture

Chances are that most of you shoot portraiture of some kind, be that families, weddings, kids, boudoir, pets, etc. But one niche of portraiture that is often overlooked is the whole idea of candid portraiture, which to some extent could also probably be classified as lifestyle in some scenarios.

Cheap Photo: Tamron SP 45mm F1.8 VC is only $399

Tamron's SP 45mm F1. 8 VC is one of our favorite prime lenses for Canon and Nikon shooters right now. It is a nice focal length for those who like a little more width than a 50mm, but need more reach than a 35mm can provide.

The Second Front: What we know about Canon and Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Canon and Nikon were, for the longest time, the big two of the photography industry. In many ways that is still the case, by default, but that tide has been turning. In large part due to the rise of mirrorless camera systems, primarily Sonys full frame E Mount, but also from Fujifilms X-Series and the Panasonic/Olympus Micro Four Thirds partnership.

Samsung Is Gunning For Sonys Top Spot In The Imaging Sensor Business

Its been years now since Samsung released a dedicated camera, despite their NX1 still holding up quite well even by todays standards in many ways. So you would not be out of line for assuming that Samsungs gaze had moved away from imaging and imaging sensors but you would be mistaken.

Samsung Is Gunning For Sonys Top Spot in The Imaging Sensor Business

Its been years now since Samsung released a dedicated camera, despite their NX1 still holding up quite well even by todays standards in many ways. So you would not be out of line for assuming that Samsungs gaze had moved away from imaging and imaging sensors but you would be mistaken.

Article: The 5 Reasons Why I Switched Back to Canon From Sony

There has been a lot of stories over the last year or so from people that have left Canon for Sony, only to return later. A few of the big reasons we’ve seen for the return to Canon center around support, reliability, professional services and repair times.

Why I Ultimately Ended Up Choosing Sony Over Other Camera Brands

The camera has become the paintbrush but unlike a paintbrush to the painter, the camera is a very personal choice for the modern photographer. The number of camera choices for visual artists today is confusing and can slow down creative growth which is what happened to me.

Cheap Photo: Canon 6D Falls Below $1,000

The Canon 6D was for a long time one of the best bang for your buck DSLR options on the market if full frame was what you were looking for, and honestly that still rings true today. Though, no doubt there are other options around its price point that have advantages (and disadvantages) over the 6D.

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Cheap Photo: That GH4 Is An Absolute STEAL Right Now!

The GH4, while technically now two camera's back from Panasonic's top of the line offerings, is still an incredibly powerful and capable camera that most people (except the most demanding) could really get some great use out of still - especially you video/stills hybrid shooters.

Cheap Photo: That GH4 Is an Absolute STEAL Right Now!

The GH4, while technically now two camera's back from Panasonic's top of the line offerings, is still an incredibly powerful and capable camera that most people (except the most demanding) could really get some great use out of still - especially you video/stills hybrid shooters.

The Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art Lens Has Almost No Distortion

There had been rumors floating around about a new Sigma Art Zoom coming down the pipe, and sure enough, after some image leaks earlier today Sigma did, in fact, announce their latest Art line addition tonight with the brand new 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art.

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai to Step Down Now That the Ship Has Been Righted

Sony announced today that CEO Kazuo ‘Kaz’ Hirai will be stepping down from his position on April 1st, 2018. Hirai is credited with reviving Sony’s prospects and financials over the past several years, taking the company from a struggling state to newfound dominance in areas such as cameras and imaging sensors. Replacing Hirai as CEO […]

Cheap Photo: $569 Off Premium Photoshop Actions and Light Leak Overlays

We love the convenience of heading over to PhotoWhoa when we are in need of some affordable photo education or tools. The curated library of discounted tutorials, tools, software, etc is one of the easiest ways to find quality learning opportunities in iches that you are excited to try out and tools to help you do your job better.

Two New 7Artisans Lenses Are Now Available

It has been a while now since 7Artisans announce their new 12mm F2.8 and 35mm F1.2 prime lenses for APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. That was back in November and there was some question about when these lenses would finally be available for purchase, and well that day has come.

Cheap Photo: Our Last Deal Report of 2017

2017 has been a great year for deals and savings, but as with all things, it must come to and end. Unless you have been under a rock you know that in just a few days we will ring in the new year and as such this will be our final Cheap Photo deal report of 2017.

Cheap Photo: Now To Grab A Deal or Two For You

Christmas is close enough now that any deals remaining are not going to be arriving in time for you to take advantage. That said, this doesn't mean you need to let them go unused! You've spent the last month buying gift after gift for your friends and loved ones, so why not take advantage of a deal or two for yourself while they are still available?

Cheap Photo: Sigma Goes All In On Last Minute Holiday Savings

Sigma's Art lenses are among the most popular third party lenses on the market these days with photographers from nearly every major brand having the ability to make use of these excellent lenses. Well, it appears the folks over at Sigma are feeling a little extra generous this holiday season and have recently announced a series wide discount of $100 off.

How and When I Knew that It Was Time to Upgrade Cameras and Lenses

I grew up in a household where unlike many others in the neighborhood, had digital point and shoots. Instead, my late and technologically inept mother kept disposable cameras close to her heart. My college graduation in 2009, my high school graduation in 2005, my birthdays--they were all caught on film that's now sadly gone due to destruction.

You Can Donate Your Old Camera Gear to Help At-Risk Children

Sony is partnering with thePhoto Startfoundation to encourage people to donate used (and new) working cameras, lenses, and accessories to help at-risk children around the world. The project uses photography to teach and improve self-reliance, self-esteem, and self-confidence.

Review: Capture One 11 (A Blend of Lightroom and Photoshop in One Program)

I've been a Capture One convert for a while now as all our testing involves running RAW files and more through the program. It's simply a better piece of software than Lightroom is; and at this point both versions of Adobe Lightroom feel way too pedestrian for the type of work that I'm doing.

Cheap Photo: Now Is the Time, Get your MOMENT

The best thing about this time of year is the sales, and even if the majority of the money we spend on these savings is for others, that doesn't mean we can't have a deal or two that we take advantage of for ourselves.

Win For Nikon? Sony A7R III Ties D850 on DxOMark

Regardless of how you feel about DxOMark and their camera sensor rankings, the fact is that these numbers are an interesting peek into how one sensor may stack up against another. Probably the two biggest launches of the year in 2017 has been the Nikon D850 and the Sony A7R III.

The Ultimate Mirrorless Camera and Education Guide For 2017

So, as we recently did with most of the camera systems that we cover regularly, we are going to continue putting together these series of ultimate guides based on the various tutorials and lists, and guides that we produced on various topics throughout the last year.

Sony Completes Pro Memory Card Line-up With New CFast Range

Ultra-fast G Series CFast memory cards with up to 510MB/s write speed for photographers and videographers (ASIA PACIFIC, 28 November 2017) Sony today announced the launch of a range of high performance CFast memory cards designed to meet the needs of professional photographers and videographers. The new G Series CFast responds to the ever Read more...

How Much of Minolta is Still in Sony? An Analysis

Sony is a company that in some ways, came out of the blue when it comes to photography. Years ago they bought the Minolta camera business and therefore the Alpha lineup of lenses and cameras. Since then, they've made it evolve over time.

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.

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. […]

Canon is Now in the Sensor Business: 120MP Monster Unleashed

Canon is now officially in the business of selling sensors. Third-party companies can now purchase three of Canon’s state-of-the-art sensors, including the 120-megapixel monster that has received a significant amount of attention in recent years.

Phase Ones New Drone Camera is First to Pack 100MP Sony BSI Sensor

Phase One has announced the iXM 100MP, a 100-megapixel medium format camera for drones that’s the first camera to feature Sony’s 100MP backside-illuminated (BSI) 44x33mm sensor. It’s “a breakthrough aerial camera platform driven by the worlds fastest medium-format imaging sensor,” Phase One says.

Samsung Ramping Up Image Sensor Output to Overtake Sony for #1

Sony is the 800-pound gorilla of camera sensors these days, boasting a global market share of around 50% in late 2017, but increased competition may be looming on the horizon. Samsung is reportedly ramping up its image sensor production capacity with a goal of overtaking Sony for the #1 spot. South Korea’s ETNews reports that […]

Cheap Photo: Panasonics LX100 Is A Killer Deal Right Now

The Panasonic LX100 is one of our favorite semi-pocketable compact cameras. This class of high end compacts offer great image quality and build quality, while also being incredibly compact and portable, making them great travel and family cameras for when the full DSLR/Mirrorless kit is just overkill.

Cheap Photo: Major Panasonic LX100 Deal, Save over $240

In terms of compact fixed lens cameras, one of the best out there right now is the Panasonic LX100 series, and for those interested you can get it for a great deal! Normally around the $800 mark this killer compact camera is currently on sale for under $550, but hurry, this one likely won't last long.

Sony Keeps Its Best Sensors for Its Own Cameras

Sony is one of the heavyweights in the camera sensor business and a company that produces sensors for rival camera companies, including Nikon. But when it comes to Sony’s best sensor designs, the company apparently keeps those precious sensors exclusively in-house for its own cameras.

Cheap Photo: Clock is Running Out on Holiday Deals

Well people, it is officially go time with just under two weeks until Christmas, if you have any more holiday shopping to do online you had better be doing it soon. As we all know shipping this time of year is a mess, and while 2 weeks is normally plenty of time to get something without pyaing for expitited shipping, this is the one time of year where that gets thrown out the window.