Reviews

Hands-On with Lightroom’s Powerful New Masking System

In a new update, Adobe is greatly increasing the masking capabilities of its Lightroom applications as well as Adobe Camera RAW. While it is not as powerful as what is found in full-fledged Photoshop, you will find yourself wondering how you ever lived without it.

BAQPA Aggregates Backpack Recommendations From 10K+ Sources

To help buyers navigate the messy backpack landscape, a group of Reddit users has built a service called BAQPA that collects backpack recommendations from across the internet, filters and aggregates them, and then presents summarized results in a short and easy-to-read form with an overall rating.

Vivo X60 Pro+ Review: Zeiss Onboard and Loaded for Bear

Vivo is positioning its X60 series as “professional photography flagship smartphones,” making clear that it wants to be regarded as the best mobile shooter available. With its partnership with Zeiss, it might have the tools to actually meet that goal.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Review: Great Cameras, Inconsistent Software

If you’ve been looking at Samsung’s S21 or S21+ but wished a 108-megapixel camera was on the back just like the S21 Ultra, then Xiaomi has a phone that will interest you. The Xiaomi Mi 11 adds a Samsung ISOCELL 108MP camera to an S21+-sized phone and then tempts you further with an even lower price tag.

The Best Cloud Storage Platforms for Photographers in 2022

As another year of taking photos rolls on, having enough storage is yet another thing on every photographer's checklist. Thanks to the cloud, we can have another layer of security and enjoy the convenience of accessing our photos anywhere as long as we have an Internet connection.

Sony a7S III Hands-On Review Round-Up: Everything You Need to Know

Yesterday, Sony finally revealed the long-awaited and much-anticipated Sony a7S III. So far, the initial reviews are extremely positive, with only a few complaints between them. But don't take our word for it! We've put together a round-up that covers some of the best hands-on previews that we've seen so far.

Camera Review Site Imaging Resource Acquired by Madavor Media

After announcing that the publication would be closing down last October, photo industry mainstay Imaging Resource revealed today that they have been acquired by Madavor Media: the publisher of Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Digital Photo Magazine, and others.

Photoshop for iPad is Getting Terrible Early Reviews

Adobe generated considerable hype when it teased "full" Photoshop for iPad last year. The app officially launched to the public this week, and it hasn't exactly lived up to the hype. In fact, it's been quite the opposite: early reviews from users have been terrible.

Respected Camera Review Website Imaging Resource is Shutting Down

It's a sad day for the photo industry. Imaging Resource, one of the most respected and uncompromising camera review websites in the world, is shutting down. The news became official earlier today when founder Dave Etchells sent an email to some of his friends and colleagues in the industry.

Google Pixel vs. Apple iPhone 7 Plus: A Smartphone Shootout

The smartphone camera landscape is getting crowded with high quality cameras these days, but the Google Pixel and Apple iPhone 7 Plus are two of the front runners when it comes to popularity and publicity. We did a simple shootout to pixel-peep at how the cameras in these two smartphones stack up against each other.

A Photographer’s Review of the Peak Design Everyday Sling

First of all I just want to say this: Peak Design got the name of the Everyday Sling wrong. This bag isn't the Everyday Sling, it's the Everything Sling because this bag literally does everything I would ever possibly need to do when I'm going out.