5 of the Best Image Stabilized Lenses for Photographers With Shaky Hands

Too much coffee or too many years behinds us, our hands can sometimes fail us. Shaky hands can make what should be a sharp photo and make it slightly soft or worse. Below, we cover some of the best lenses with IS built in which also happen to be some of the better lenses available for DSLR or mirrorless systems.

Opinion: Going Back to Canon and Nikon Feels Like a Toxic Relationship

Canon and Nikon are absolutely doing what they can to win back customers after slowly losing ground to both Sony and Fujifilm over the years. While the latter two have been doing all that they can to gain market share and continue to push forward, we can say with absolute certainty that Canon and Nikon have done little to nothing to give customers what they want and to adapt with the times.

Op-Ed: Why Dont We Have Cameras with Lower ISO Settings?

One of the easy answers to this question is because it isn't sexy and marketers don't know how to market it. High ISOs, details, and measurbations are all sexy--and since they're done in a lab everyone can talk about them and adore them.

These 6 35mm Equivalent Lenses Are Great for Portraits

Just because you are shooting on a smaller sensor doesn't mean that you aren't taking portraits. So what if you're wanting to do some environmental portraiture with something like a 35mm equivilent, what lenses should you be looking into as a crop sensor shooter? Lucky for you that is exactly what we are going to be talking about today.

Photographers: Its Time To Admit that APS-C Isnt So Bad

There has long been this stigma against crop sensor cameras in the photography community; likely dating back to the crop vs full frame marketing campaigns that went on back when the differences in performance between them was, in fact, significant.

Photographers: Its Time To Admit That APS-C Isnt So Bad

There has long been this stigma against crop sensor cameras in the photography community; likely dating back to the crop vs full frame marketing campaigns that went on back when the differences in performance between them was, in fact, significant.

9 Full Frame 35mm Lenses That are Great at Portraiture

In portraiture, it is common for people to think of longer focal lengths, such as an 85mm or 135mm. But the reality is that these days many portraits and hybrid photographer are choosing wider focal lengths for their portraits, focal lengths such as 50mm and 35mm.

Lens Design Matters Why Focusing DSLR Lenses on Mirrorless Cameras Is Such a Pain

We need to talk about something, something that is usually glossed over when people talk about switching to mirrorless and using DSLR lenses. The performance is simply not great, it is usable sure, but you simply cant get the performance out of them that you are used to on your DSLR, nor that you could enjoy if you used native mirrorless lenses.

Lens Design Matters: Why Focusing DSLR Lenses on Mirrorless Cameras Is Such A Pain

We need to talk about something, something that is usually glossed over when people talk about switching to mirrorless and using DSLR lenses. The performance is simply not great, it is usable sure, but you simply cant get the performance out of them that you are used to on your DSLR, nor that you could enjoy if you used native mirrorless lenses.

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: 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.

Phoblographer Breakfast: Our Favorite Pancake Lenses

Camera, just like breakfast, are better with pancakes, and so the theme of this post today is pancake lenses. Specifically, some of our favorites that we have reviewed over the years. Pancake lenses are a great way to keep your kit small and nimble for things like street photography or travel photography. Lets get into it.

Meet the A6500, Sonys New Flagship APS-C Mirrorless

Sony's A6300 is one of the top performing APS-C cameras on the market, and is right up there with the likes of Fujifilm's X-Pro2 and X-T2 in many respects, but Sony has a new flagship APS-C offering it unveiled this morning, the new A6500.