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Datacolor SpyderCHECKR Pro (With SpyderCUBE)

March 20, 2014 / by

When colors absolutely must be perfect (we’re looking at you, commercial and portrait photographers), a calibration system is a must. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the Datacolor SpyderCHECKR Pro system, which includes the SpyderCUBE white balancing tool. We’ve give you a brief overview of the system, discuss the process and use, plus we’ll analyze the design and results of the system.

(Image courtesy of Lightscoop)

Lightscoop Deluxe & Lightscoop Jr. Flash Bounce Tool Review

December 12, 2013 / by

The Lightscoop system is a simple and effective bounce device designed to improve the quality of the light from your on-camera flash. In this review, we put two versions – the Lightscoop Deluxe and the Lightscoop Jr – to the test.

MePhoto Roadtrip Tripod

Holiday Photography Buyers Guide: 2013

December 05, 2013 / by

It’s the holiday season (and also bonus time), so we’re outlining some of our favorite products of the year. Whether they’re gifts for loved ones or yourself, this list is bound to spark some interest and inspiration.


State of the Photography World, 2013

November 07, 2013 / by

In this candid editorial, we explore the state of the photography industry for amateurs and professionals. Where are we headed? What are the trends? We’ll cover it all.

The Spyder 4 Elite with base & included CD (software also available as a free download) - photo courtesy of Datacolor

Datacolor Spyder 4 Elite Monitor Calibration System Review

September 18, 2013 / by

Color management of your monitor is a must. In this review, we introduce you to the Spyder 4 system from Datacolor, which is one of the most dependable systems on the market.

A modern Nikkor lens compared to legacy and manual lenses that features aperture rings and marked focus rings.

6 Legacy Camera Features We Miss (And A Few We Don’t)

June 20, 2013 / by

Technology improvements are great. But there are a few features – which used to be standard – that we miss in our modern cameras. Here’s our list of those missed features, plus a few that we are glad disappeared.


Clik Elite Tropfen Camera Backpack Review

June 03, 2013 / by

From Clik Elite, the makers of high adventure bags, comes a new classic line and this new Tropfen backpack. It’s unique design will win the hearts of many, but will it live up to the expectations of the brand?

Sigma F1.4 DG HSM - Aperture

Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | A Lens Review

April 03, 2013 / by

With the introduction of their new 35mm F1.4, Sigma has raised the bar. In our hands-on review, we explore it’s capabilities and evaluate the results.

Fotodiox WonderBurst

Fotodiox Pro WonderBurst HSS8000 Radio Trigger Review

March 22, 2013 / by

The WonderBurst HSS8000 is a basic entry-level radio triggers for cameras and flashes. In our in-depth review, we evaluate if they will stand up to the competition.

Sigma's new 35mm F1.4 DG HSM (Art)

Sigma Global Vision: A Fresh Way To Think About Camera Lenses

September 20, 2012 / by

Sigma Global Vision is the brand’s new initiative and restructuring of its lens lineup. But is it just a marketing ploy? We think not. After digging deep into the press releases and the product descriptions, we think the initiative will blow your mind.