Category Archives: Gear

Whether you just got your first memory card or just upgraded, you’re probably excited to take pictures. You may be wondering, how many pictures can 128GB hold? The answer isn’t as easy as it seems. Keep reading to learn what goes into photo storage and how to make the most of the storage space. JPEG, …

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SD cards are an integral component of digital photography, but it’s difficult to know when it’s time to replace one before you’ve already lost important files. We’re sharing what the experts have to say about how long your micro SD card should last, which brands are reliable, and what the best practices for memory card …

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The answer is “that depends.” Pictures do not have uniform file sizes. Factors of the raw file, including the resolution you take the photo at, can significantly affect file size and, therefore, how many pictures you can fit on a 64gb SD card. We’ll get to some estimates in a little bit, but first, here …

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Who doesn’t love a classic portrait? When you want to snap the ideal shot, you definitely need the right portrait lenses for your camera. For those of you shooting on Nikons, finding the best Nikon lens for portraits could feel like a challenge, but there are plenty of choices to land you that dream portrait. …

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If you’ve never worked with digital file formats, the word gigabyte probably doesn’t mean much to you.  Whether you’ve just gotten your first camera or you’re shopping for a new memory card, you’re faced with dozens of options that can be extremely puzzling if you’re not familiar with them. A 16GB card may be the …

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For photographers, SD cards are like gold. After all, you’d have nowhere to store your photos without them. While SD cards come in standard sizes, it’s sometimes difficult to estimate how many photos you’ll be able to fit onto a single SD card.  If you’re wondering how many pictures can 16GB hold, you’re in the …

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If you’re not very familiar with photography terms and concepts, the question of what’s better in medium format vs full frame might sound utterly foreign for you. Fortunately, with a bit of background information, it’s easy to compare the two structures. In this article, we’ll walk you through the similarities and differences between medium format …

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Almost every photographer I know, even those specializing in portraits or action photography, has a soft spot for landscapes.  There’s just something about nature and sunsets and vistas that captures our imagination and prompts creativity.  Even if you just dabble in landscape images, you’ll want a lens to help translate that vision before you into …

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What is a shutter count, and why is it important?  The shutter count is the number of photos you have taken. While most parts of your device probably won’t damage, the shutter undergoes frequent deterioration throughout its lifetime. Whatever your Canon model, a DSLR can withstand approximately 30,000 to 300,000 shutter actuations before needing a …

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Ever get confused when it comes to the many types of lenses? Let’s make it simple! Even if you’ve been in the photography world for years, you may not be experienced with many types of camera lenses. The truth is, many lenses are expensive, so we often choose a type of photography and then pick …

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Many people use cameras to take pictures of products, whether for a profession or a hobby. Regardless of why you photograph products, you want to use a camera that takes high image quality pictures.  The best camera for product photography will have high megapixels, a quick processor, and autofocus features. Popular brands that make the …

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Wildlife photography is already a challenging discipline. It requires a durable camera that can withstand frequent travel and harsh weather conditions. It also has to be able to deal with rapid movement, make use of inadequate lighting, and capture detail. Even if you know what to look for in a wildlife photography camera, there are …

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Whether you’ve ever been to a camera store or are shopping online, there’s a vast variety of camera accessories–everything from bags to tripods to lenses to filters. It all gets a bit overwhelming. Finding the best camera accessories, either as a gift for a photographer or personal use, can be challenging. On top of that, …

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Full-frame glorified kit lens or budget-friendly professional choice?  I weigh in on whether to love or leave the Nikon 24 120mm f/4G ED VR. When I upgraded to a full frame camera, I had the option for purchasing the Nikon 24 120mm f/4G ED at a deep discount if I bundled the Nikon 24 120mm …

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Whether you’re just starting your photography career or are a seasoned photographer, having the perfect camera is an absolute must. However, with so much debate between the top two brands, it can be hard to pick between Sony or Canon.  Each camera has its selling points, and it is a very close race between these …

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When it comes to cameras, many people experience stress and confusion when trying to decide which camera brand to purchase. Two of the most popular camera brands are Nikon and Sony.  Today, we’re going to look at Nikon against Sony to decide which camera would be better for your needs. We’ll discuss the strengths and …

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