Whether you’re just stepping outside on a snowy day, shooting zebra on a dusty plain or climbing to the top of an icy mountaintop for the perfect panorama, if you like taking photos outdoors, you’re going to have to face a variety of weather. And you don’t want that weather to affect your shots, or worse — the lifespan of your camera. That’s why ruggedness and durablity of both the body and lenses you choose should be top of mind when you think about investing in a camera for travel […]

If you’re thinking about starting up your own vlog, chances are it’s because you’ve been inspired by some of the many great vloggers on YouTube. You’re probably familiar with what’s in front of the camera – whether it’s comedy, travel, or beauty – but what about the camera itself? As viewers, we might not think about it, but it takes the perfect combination of the right camera equipment and smart videography skills to create those top quality videos. Here’s our guide to everything you need to know to you start […]

Panasonic S1H: A Deep Dive In August, Panasonic released the Lumix S1H, a full-frame mirrorless camera that prides itself on being a cinema-quality video camera with the world’s first 6K/24p (3:2)*1 recording capacity. The S1H is a powerhouse loaded with features specifically designed and built to help real world filmmakers overcome obstacles and produce the finest possible quality work. But, is it the right camera for you? Notable Features With a plethora of professional-level standards compacted into a hand-held design, the S1H is undoubtedly powerful. Here are seven notable qualities […]

Every Hallowe’en, most people pull out their camera. Whether it is at a gathering with friends or taking kids out trick-or-treating, you are bound to see people out there at festive events capturing memories with either their camera or smartphone.

Why Eye-Tracking Autofocus for Video is a Gamechanger When it comes to shooting footage of subject’s face, the clarity and sharpness of the image can really make or break your masterpiece. Crisp, fine details tell a story; vague or out-of-focus imagery prevents the viewer from being fully submersed in the world you’ve captured. That’s why Eye-Tracking Autofocus for video is such a gamechanger. This built-in feature will not only automatically locate and focus on a subject’s eye, but will follow the eye through any movement. Eye AF is an easy-to-use […]

What are the benefits of buying a third-party lens? Sticking with a single camera system from a single camera manufacturer has traditionally been  the best approach when investing in camera lenses. But different photographers have different needs, and different lenses — yes, even third-party lenses — are sometimes the best choice to meet those needs. Let’s look at a few specific use instances where investing in a third party has its advantages. You want to maintain a flexible budget Third-party lenses are traditionally designed with cost flexibility in mind; while […]

Photographers are spoiled with choice these days, especially as new mirrorless cameras come to market. Every manufacturer is offering new camera bodies and new lenses with new technology, and every few months one brand seems to leapfrog another. Sometimes it seems that if you want to use the best equipment available, you need to be willing to invest in multiple brands. But despite how fast technology evolves, photography is still a long game, because a great lens today is still going to be a great lens for years to come. […]

The best vloggers in the world are supremely dedicated. They post new content constantly, they always make time to engage with followers, and they’re always looking for new ideas and connections. With all of that effort, the last thing a vlogger wants is a video that looks out of focus, is shaky, or has terrible sound. So whether you’re a beauty vlogger with 15,000 subscribers or planning to vlog your upcoming four-month trip across Europe, if you want to stand out from the crowd and grow your subs, a great […]

The Goal Zero Sherpa 50 solar panel kit provides portable power when you need it. With a very capable rechargeable battery and a large solar panel, this kit allows you to stay powered even when you’re on the move.

Wildlife photography is immensely popular. The thrill of capturing an image of an animal in the wild, in its natural habitat or in front of a beautiful vista, is incredibly appealing. And besides — who doesn’t love animals? Of course, wildlife photography can also be incredibly challenging. Wild animals aren’t sitting still for portraits, making it tough to get a good snap; and, they’re not coming to you, meaning you’re taking your equipment into the wild. That means it’s critical that you’re carrying the right camera and the right lenses […]