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Thoughts on the Nikon Z9 by Someone Who Has Used Every Nikon DSLR

In all my years in photography, I don’t think any camera has had as much buzz leading up to its release as the Nikon Z9. There were many reasons for that, both good and bad, but now that the camera’s here, does it live up to the hype? After one week of using it, I think so.

Nikon Z 40mm f/2 Review: Affordable and Surprisingly Useful

Despite a nearly two-year global supply chain shortage, Nikon has been making good on the company's promise to deliver a plethora of new lenses for the mirrorless Z system. Filling in most of the missing gaps from the F-mount lineup with greatly improved lenses, this time with a unique and affordable "in-between" focal length lens for everyday use, the $297 40mm f/2 Z.

5 Reasons Why I Upgraded to the Sony a7 IV

I’ve been happily shooting on the Sony a7 III since shortly after its release in 2018, and now I just became an a7 IV shooter! Here are 5 reasons why I upgraded to the Sony a7 IV.

The Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera next to a stack of pennies

Is the Z9 the Cheapest Pro Camera Nikon Has Released?

Nikon has been rightly praised for the top end specifications of the recently announced Z9. It has taken the mirrorless space race to the next level, regaining lost ground to sit at the genetic top of the proverbial camera tree. While $5,500 is clearly a lot of money, is the Z9 the cheapest pro-spec camera the company has released?

The Best Mirrorless Cameras in 2022

Given all the choices when it comes to a new camera, it can be quite an ordeal to research and decide on just one. While it mostly depends on what you need as a photographer. If you've been leaning more towards picking up a mirrorless camera, then you're in the right place and we're here to help.

My First Digital Camera: A Review of the Sony S70 21 Years Later

For me, the year 2000 was when digital cameras really started to become useful. A wealth of cameras arrived sporting Sony’s latest 3 megapixel CCD sensor at a sub-$1,000 price, with enough resolution to make 7x5-inch prints and more than enough for online use.

Shooting with the Canon EOS R3 for a Full Week

As a Canon Ambassador, I had the opportunity to work extensively with a pre-production version of the new Canon EOS R3. This article isn’t a test report, but rather, a report on my experiences with the camera, and an account of how it compares to my current EOS R5.

1 Camera in 9 Forms: How the Goodman Zone is Being Used by Photographers

Compatible with the legendary lineup of Mamiya Press lenses and Mamiya RB67 backs, the Goodman Zone is, at its core, a 3D printed medium format film camera body. Designed and built by Dora Goodman Cameras, this modest little box isn’t quite as simple as it may seem at first glance.

A Look Back at the Olympus IS-1, an Early Bridge Camera

Do you know what ZLR stands for? How about ED, or ESP? And what in the world is Fuzzy Logic? In this article, we'll learn all about the Olympus IS-1, a pivotal model in a whole new category of camera released in the 1990s, and all the strange acronyms that come with it.

A Review of the Sony Alpha 1 for Wedding Photography

Ever since the a9 in 2017, Sony has dominated the spec charts. As with all camera brands, different product lines had different strengths -- speed, resolution, video. In 2021 however, Sony dropped a surprise with the Alpha 1, which combines the best of everything that came before it.