Canon EOS 1D C Reviewed

Canon EOS And The Search For The Holy Grail

When the Nikon D90 arrived in 2008, followed shortly by the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, they ushered in a new era of DSLR videography, thanks to its pioneering ability to capture and record 720P HDTV video. Most of the early reviews of the camera failed to appreciate how much closer the world of video and still photography were about to become. When other... Read more

Nikon D810 Reviewed

No Low-Pass filter and solid low light performance are some of the key advancements in the successor to Nikon’s D800 DSLRs.

When Nikon introduced the D800 in 2012, it challenged not only the existing DSLRs of the time but also medium format digital cameras with a sensor that clocked in at over 30 megapixels. Thanks to its ability to use the full range of Nikkor and Nikon-compatible lenses, the D800 was a hit with portrait shooters, wedding photographers and architectural... Read more

Hasselblad H5D-50C Reviewed

The Hasselblad H5D-50C both blows you away and leaves you wanting at the same time

While digital SLR technology has eroded the market for medium format cameras, there is a segment of the photographic community for whom only a medium-format system will work. When Hasselblad announced the H5D-50C camera system they caught the attention not only of traditional medium format shooters but also some photographers using 35mm-based DSLRs... Read more

Hands-On Review: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM “Art”

Sharp, fast and well-built…is there a reason not to own this lens?

Professional photographers can be forgiven for not thinking immediately of Sigma when they’re shopping for high-end lenses—most photographers opt for lenses made by the manufacturers of their camera and third party companies like Sigma are best known for their affordable multi-purposes lenses, not their professional tools. But lenses like the... Read more

Hands-On Review: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

The long-anticipated successor to the EOS 7D has an emphasis on still capture capabilities, 10fps and retains the APS-C sensor size

At the risk of spoiling the rest of this review, the Canon 7D Mark II is the best APS-C SLR on the market today. It’s fast, it’s capable and it has features not yet found on the top-of-the-line Canon 1D-X. The question then isn’t whether the 7D Mark II is the best-in-breed, but rather what the role of a professional-level APS-C sized SLR is today. ... Read more

Tamron 16-300MM F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Reviewed

A lightweight all-in-one zoom that will be especially popular with travel photographers

When it comes to zoom lenses, some photographers shy away from variable f-stop lenses because the cons of losing a stop or two of light across the lens’s range might not be worth the benefits conferred by having a zoom. That’s why many pros might overlook the new Tamron 16mm-300mm lens, but it would be a great shame if they did as this might be... Read more