Equipment

Photographers use all kinds of equipment to craft their art, from cameras and lenses to lights and accessories. We cover the latest news and information on the tools of the trade in the photography industry.

UV Filter: Should You Use One on Your Camera Lens?

Photographers use a range of different filters on their camera lenses for different effects and purposes, and one of the most common filters found in a camera bag is the standard UV filter.

Intel NUC 13 Extreme Review

Intel NUC 13 Extreme Review: Don’t Judge It by Its Size

Apple's Mac mini and Mac Studio have set new standards for the kind of power and performance that can be expected from a small chassis. While Intel's new NUC isn't quite as small, it does show that PCs can get almost as svelte and still perform outstandingly well.

Canon R6 Mark II Review

Canon R6 Mark II Review: A Well-Rounded Upgrade

Canon’s EOS R6 Mark II is a major yet, in some ways, a subtle upgrade over the original R6. The new R6 Mark II is faster and more capable than the R6 in most regards, and it addresses several of the limitations found in the original model.

Tips for Studio Photography, Using the Sony a7R IV

The Sony Alpha a7R IV released in July of 2019 as the successor to the popular a7R III. While the early Sony mirrorless cameras had a limited lens selection, by the time the a7R IV came out, the lens selection had blossomed. Nowadays, there’s a lens for every purpose from manufacturers like Sony, Tamron, Sigma, Samyang, and Tokina.

Sony 20-70mm f/4 Review

Sony 20-70mm f/4 G Review: A Mostly Excellent Zoom Lens

As the mirrorless camera market hits its stride and companies have caught up on their typical prime and zoom lens offerings, we see new offerings in non-traditional focal lengths. I can’t remember writing the words “all-in-one” in my decades in the tech press world as I have in the last year.