The Manfrotto BeFree Carbon Fiber Compact Travel Tripod is a new tripod that delivers on its portability. It is both compact and lightweight. [Read more…]
Kai from Digital Rev is back with his first look at the new Nikon D750. He provides his usual quirk, along with some practical observations of the camera. As usual with Kai, there is some mild language within – so, fair warning.
Since Kai discussed the body materials and construction of the Nikon D750 quite a bit in the video, I figured this is a good place to share some of the photos of the D750 teardown and cutaways that I gathered at PhotoPlus last month. Check them out below. [Read more…]
DxO Mark has published its review of the new Canon 7D Mark II, including an in-depth look at the sensor performance. Notably, DxO Mark says the 7D Mark II’s sensor lags behind competitors in low ISO performance. DxO still considers the Sony A77 II a better choice for overall image quality. [Read more…]
You can see in the video below, they walk through several different shots, assigning numbers to the cameras and revealing the models at the end of the video. [Read more…]
The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens is built for APS-C format cameras, providing a 27-52.5mm equivalent full frame field of view. At 1.78 lbs, the lens is not quite a bear; however, you’ll definitely notice an increase and size and weight from other variable aperture zoom lenses built for APS-C cameras (e.g., Canon’s EF-S 18-135mm IS STM and Nikon’s 18-105mm VR). I equate the feel close to the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS lens. [Read more…]
The Rode VideoMic GO is a latest shoe-mounted shotgun mic that is geared toward amateur and enthusiast shooters who want to add better sound quality to their video-capable compact, mirrorless and DSLR cameras.
Unlike other microphones in the VideoMic series, the VideoMic GO does not require batteries to operate and has no external controls to adjust. You don’t even have to turn the VideoMic GO on to use it. Just plug it in and, literally, go. [Read more…]