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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.

Following the success of their earlier cameras, Ernst Leitz GmbH released the Leica II and III, launching a whole new angle (literally) to photojournalism.

Our 10 Favorite Cameras of All Time

October 17, 2013 / by

We are all gear lovers at heart, so let’s talk camera gear.. So lets count down our 10 favorite cameras of all time (plus a few honorable mentions). All cameras are on the table, film, digital and novelty formats. Maybe your favorite is here.

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.

Sigma DP3 cu

The Merrill Experiment: Finding Simple Beauty in the Sigma DP Merrill Cameras

July 01, 2013 / by

Taking one of the Sigma DP Merrill Cameras for a spin, we fell in love with the image quality of the Faveon sensor. But is this camera hindered by over-simplification? Read on to find out.

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?


Five Photography Products Worth Splurging For

May 23, 2013 / by

When on a budget, it’s tempting to opt for cheaper products, and sometimes you can. But In this article, we’ll discuss five areas where you shouldn’t splurge.

Brenthaven BX2 Messenger-3

Brenthaven BX2 Messenger Bag Review

May 10, 2013 / by

We’d like to introduce you to the BX2 Messenger from Brenthaven in this review. Featuring unique gel padding and a sleek modern design, is this the bag for you?