Category Archives: Photo Gear Reviews

Photographers everywhere rave about their Sigma Art lenses.  But is the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art lens worth the hype? When I needed a fast 35mm lens for my kit, I settled on the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art lens. It wasn’t without reservations. I’d read reviews but my experience with Sigma lenses was less than satisfactory. After …

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Are you leaving on a jet plane soon? Flying with your camera can seem intimidating. But it’s really not. Be prepared with these five simple tips. I don’t do much air travel anymore. And until recently, I’d never traveled with my “big camera.” But I was flying from Denver to Indianapolis for a seminar on …

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Before you make the switch, find out exactly what is a mirrorless camera and decide if it’s the right camera for you! Have you heard other photographers rave about their mirrorless cameras? Ever see another photographer shooting a tiny camera and wonder what the heck it was? Today, we’re going to tackle this new technology …

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Thinking about a mega zoom?  Here’s a Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6 lens review If you’re a wildlife photographer, nature photographer or sports photographer, sometimes you want to fill the frame with your subject.  Problem is, you can’t always get closer to your subject.  That’s where a super-telephoto lens or a mega zoom like the Nikon 200-500mm …

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Thinking about a mega zoom?  Here’s a Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6 lens review If you’re a wildlife photographer, nature photographer or sports photographer, sometimes you want to fill the frame with your subject.  Problem is, you can’t always get closer to your subject.  That’s where a super-telephoto lens or a mega zoom like the Nikon 200-500mm …

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What’s so nifty about the fifty?  Let’s find out! It’s inexpensive, easy to use and optically sound.  So what’s not to love about a 50mm nifty fifty lens? In a word, nothing. There is a reason the 50mm lens is nicknamed the “nifty-fifty.”  Learn why this lens is one just about every photographer owns and …

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What’s the best macro lens for your kit?  Read this first! Macro photography can be a lot of fun to shoot.  There is just something fascinating about seeing tiny details at life-size.  There’s a whole teeny, tiny world out there waiting for an explorer like you! The problem?  To uncover these bijou realms, you need …

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Outfit your favorite shutterbug with one of these best kids cameras! Do you have a budding photographer in your ranks?  It’s never too early for kids to fall in love with photography.  But what are the best kids cameras available right now?  Should you get something simple?  Something a young photographer can grow into?  Something …

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The workhorse 70-200mm lens should be on just about every photographer’s must-have list Are you on the fence about purchasing a 70-200 mm lens?  Worried about the cost?  The weight?  Whether it’s a good lens?  I can’t make these lenses get any cheaper or heavier, but I can alleviate your concerns about it being a …

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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 24-120 mm f/4 lens. When I upgraded to a full-frame camera, I had the option for purchasing the Nikon 24-120 mm f/4 lens at a deep discount if I bundled it with my new camera.  Because I …

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Canon fans raise your hands! We found the best Canon camera just for you! Either you’ve heard good things about Canon and you don’t know which camera to get, or you love Canon and want to upgrade your camera to something better (and you also don’t know which camera to get). Either way, we’ve got some …

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What photography equipment does it take to become an amateur or professional photographer?  We’ll help you learn! Maybe you’ve been taking pictures for a few years and are thinking of turning professional.  Or maybe you’ve never held a camera but want to become a professional photographer and own your own business.  Your first questions are …

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What’s the best Nikon camera on the market in 2019?  The better question is what is the best Nikon camera for you! You are in the market for a new Nikon camera.  Two questions are likely top-of-mind: which is the best Nikon camera and how much is this going to cost me?  Follow along as …

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What is the best camera for photography? You would be surprised how often we’re asked that question. The answer you don’t want is: the best camera for photography is one that won’t put you into debt buying it. Luckily we know what you do want to hear, so we’ve compiled a list the best cameras …

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A Tokina 100mm f/2.8 macro lens review and my new love affair. This Tokina 100mm f/2.8 macro lens review is not sexy, which is fitting considering the lens itself it’s very sexy.  You don’t hear a lot of people raving about it on photography sites.  Like the proverbial nice guy, it often gets overlooked by …

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Are you looking for that perfect bag to meet your photography needs AND compliment your lifestyle? Here are our top picks of camera bags for women –  what style will you choose? Hey everyone! So today I want to talk everything camera bag related. Or more specifically, camera bags for women! You see, on an …

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