The Leica Q2 Takes 10th Spot in the DXOMark Sensor League Table

The Leica Q2 came out earlier this year and it won over many due to its good looks, its massive 47. 3 Megapixel sensor, and of course, the gorgeous Leica glass that's attached to the front of it. The Guys and gals over at DXOMark have now had time to put the camera through its paces, and they have given it their final grade.

In the Age of Mirrorless, Do We Really Need APS-C DSLR Cameras?

The APS-C DSLR has been a gateway camera for many photographers, and some higher spec'd APS-C DSLR models are still used by professionals, and hobbyists alike due to their rugged bodies, and good overall performance, but with Canon choosing to kill of their sports and action centered EOS 7D models one has to wonder if APS-C DSLR models are coming to the end of the road.

Sony обошла Nikon, Canon на очереди

Я прекрасно понимаю, что примерно для трети фотографов важно, чем ты снимаешь, поэтому сегодняшняя новость немного поиграет на нервах как у религиозных кенонистов, так и идейных никонистов. Я сам на Sony уже полгода не снимаю, но новость для меня и для всех очень отрадная. Sony вышла на второе место по продажам в мире.

The 10 Best Performing Camera Sensors Per DXOMark (May 2019)

Things are starting to move and shake over at DXOMark. A new camera has bullied its way into the top 10 performing camera sensor league table, and the new camera has left seven other cameras in its wake as it shot up the charts to third place.

Sony Overtakes Nikon for the #2 Spot Behind Canon

Sony’s goal of becoming the #1 camera brand by 2021 is now one step closer. The company has announced that it has overtaken Nikon in worldwide interchangeable-lens camera revenue, putting it in the #2 spot behind Canon.

Will DSLR Deserters Really Leave Mirrorless Cameras in Two Years?

Mirrorless is the future. Mirrorless is the best. DSLRs are dead! These are things we all hear every single day in the photography world, but there are some out there who believe otherwise. There is no doubt that further (much further) down the line, Mirrorless cameras will likely kill of the DSLR, but Ricoh believes that the mighty DSLR will put up a heck of a fight along the road to inevitability, in fact they are so confident that they think DSLR deserters will return to the cameras two years after leaving for the promised land of Mirrorless. Join us after the break for more details.

How My Journey For a Perfect Camera Landed me on Pentax’s Doorstep

We are always in search of the perfect camera. We read reviews, we watch videos, we drool over spec sheets, and we marvel at all the things that modern cameras can do. It is so easy to get caught up in the the new camera spec wars these days that it can be easy to take a wrong turn down the camera highway.

9 Powerful, Entry Level Cameras Perfect For Beginners and Beyond

When the term entry-level was muttered by photographers in years gone by, one would instantly think of incredibly poor performing, nothing to write home about cameras that really didn't inspire anyone to pick up the thing to create images, but my how times change.

Cheap Photo: The Sony a7 II Costs Just $898 Right Now

These camera deal from Canon, Nikon and Sony all expire on June 1st, so if you have been thinking about picking up a new camera with a huge discount you need to hurry. Act now and you'll be able to save $300 on the Mirrorless Canon M50 with lens.

The Profoto A1X Replaces the Company’s A1; Comes in Sony TTL

In my years of being familiar with Profoto's product lineup, the lifespan of the Profoto A1 has been the shortest in my memory as today, it has been replaced with the new Profoto A1X. Notably, there is officially a Sony version--as the previous version could only work with Sony cameras via the Air TTL system and not in the camera hot shoe.

Quick Tips on Shooting Better Headshots with an APS-C Sensor Camera

There is a myth that an APS-C sensor camera cannot take great portraits because there isn't that much bokeh--and when it comes to headshots, that's positively not true. APS-C sensors are highly capable and in fact, have a few advantages over medium format and full frame sensors.

The 2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Photographer

Make your Mom happy this Mothers Day by giving the gift of photography. We have selected the perfect cameras, lenses, and photography accessories that would make mothers day incredibly special for the gal who loves you the most.

Under $1000: 8 Affordable Cameras That are Feature Packed Marvels

Being a photographer isn't cheap, and it just seems like the latest and greatest DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras keep on getting more and more expensive, but what if we told you that you can get quality, feature packed cameras for under $1,000? It's true, there are affordable cameras out there on the market today that can do amazing things, and you won't have sell the house to buy one.

Interchangeable Lens Camera Sales Down 26.2% in the Month of March

As we have all heard by now, the camera market seems to be in somewhat of a free fall. In the first two months of the year the interchangeable lens camera sales held steady in the month of January, but it took a sizable hit in the month of February, with shipments down by 29.

The 10 Best Camera Sensors According to DXOMark For April 2019

The guys and gals over at DXOMark have been hard at work testing out some of the newest cameras to hit the market, but have any of them been able to break into the DXOMark top 10 camera sensor spots? Join us after the break as we take a look at what DXOMark consider to be the best camera sensors on the market.

Cheap Photo: Sony a6000 w/lens $498, Sony a9 Bundle $3498, A7 II $898

If you have been the market for a new Sony Mirrorless camera, or some new Sony glass, you are going to love these amazing camera deals. Right now you can grab the Sony a6000 with a 16-50mm, and two 64GB SD cards for just $498! The Full Frame Sony A7 II with accessory bundle is only $898, and the A7 II with the 28-70mm lens with accessory bundle is only $998! Has the Sony a9 been fluttering it's shutter at you? If it has you can get it with a Rode mic bundle now for $3,498! Need to see in the dark? The Sony A7s II with accessory bundle is just $1,998.

Your First Real Camera: 6 Excellent APS-C Cameras Under $1000

In the not too distant past, cameras that were priced under $1,000 were often laughed at by photographers the world over. Cheap usually meant poor build quality, less than stellar image quality, and bare bones features, but my times have changed.

Camera Manufacturers: Please Make Your Menus More Like Canon’s

This is a specific message to almost the entire industry with the exception being Panasonic: whose menu systems are designed to be pretty darned simple overall. But for such innovative companies, I'm shocked that Sony, Fujifilm, Olympus and Nikon don't have better menus.

Cheap Photo: Save on Sony Camera Bundles and Godox Lighting Gear

If you have been thinking about buying some new lighting gear, or perhaps a new camera, these photography deals are for you! We have found some great deals on Sony camera bundles like the A6400 bundle with a memory card, case, filter kit, and an extra battery for just $898! There's another similar a6400 kit that comes bundled with a 16-50mm lens too and it is only $998! Need some new lighting? Act fast because the Godox Deals are good for just 48 hours! The Godox AD200 is down to just $269! There are also AD200 bundles that come with the wireless transmitter for each platform for only $310.

Improve Your APS-C Portrait Photography With These Outstanding Lenses

There has been a long standing myth around APS-C cameras and portrait photography. Many will have you believe that in order to be considered a pro, or for you to be taken seriously as a portrait photographer you need to own a Full Frame camera, however this simply isn't true.

Improve Your APS-C Portrait Photography with These Outstanding Lenses

There has been a long standing myth around APS-C cameras and portrait photography. Many will have you believe that in order to be considered a pro, or for you to be taken seriously as a portrait photographer you need to own a Full Frame camera, however this simply isn't true.

The 10 Best Camera Sensors According to DXOMark for March 2019

Yes, we know. DXOMark rankings are not the be all and end all when it comes to camera performance. There are so many things to take into consideration when it comes to how well a camera performs. From ergonomics, to lens choices, and ease of use, to hundreds of features that can set cameras apart from each other.

Cheap Photo: These Cheap 50mm Lenses are Fantastic Choices

In continuing with our search for really affordable lenses and cameras right around tax time here in the US, we've found a number of great 50mm lenses for you all to choose from. We're trying to ensure that you don't break the bank at all; and because we're catering this to full frame shooters, you're going to find a 50mm lens with glorious bokeh that you're seriously going to love.

Cheap Photo: These Cheap 50mm Lenses Are Fantastic Choices

In continuing with our search for really affordable lenses and cameras right around tax time here in the US, we've found a number of great 50mm lenses for you all to choose from. We're trying to ensure that you don't break the bank at all; and because we're catering this to full frame shooters, you're going to find a 50mm lens with glorious bokeh that you're seriously going to love.

Sony Smartphone Cameras Trail Rivals Due to Fears of Cannibalizing Itself

Sony’s imaging sensors have been the talk of the photography world for several years now, and the company’s mirrorless cameras have been praised for their imaging quality and abilities. But while Sony dominates the global image sensor industry, its own smartphone cameras have trailed rivals in hype and features. In an interview with Trusted Reviews, […]

Sony Has a New Lineup of Circular Polarizing Filters

Heads up, Sony photographers! Aside from the newly launched 135mm F1.8 G Master FE Lens, Sony has also announced a bunch of new Circular Polarizing Filters. You might want to check them out if you're a frequent user of filters to maximize the potential and quality of your shots. 

9 Budget Friendly But Good Sony FE Mount Lenses (Under $600)

Here's the good news: we've tested loads and loads of lenses for Sony E mount; and you can see some in our database right here. And then there's better news: we've scoured through our reviews index to pick and choose some of the best lenses for the money if you're looking for entry level lenses and budget lenses.

First Impressions: Canon EOS RP (A $1299 Full Frame Camera)

Alas, we aren't being treated to Canon's high end EOS R camera, but with the Canon EOS RP we're getting a pretty interesting candidate in the mix. The Canon EOS RP is being aggressively priced at $1,299 and has the same sensor at the heart of the Canon 6D Mk II.


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.


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 D850’s 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 One’s 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 world’s 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: Panasonic’s 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.