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Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro Review

When one mentions the name Tamron the first thing that comes to mind is the legendary lens with a great reputation ….ta da.. the 90mm Macro. Well, Tamron has worked very hard to up...
Mom and Dad Cameras

5 Best Compact Cameras for Mom & Dad

As we wrap up Mother's Day and prepare for Father's Day, we thought we would put together a guide of our best cameras for mom and dads who want better results when photographing their...
Pentax 645z

Pentax 645Z Digital Medium Format Camera Review

I was lucky to get my hands on Pentax’s new and very exciting digital medium format camera. It was only a few months ago when I first caught wind of Pentax’s first digital medium...

Fun-tography: Nikon D5600 Review

So simple, so small and lightweight; but don’t be fooled. Small size matters here with this little powerhouse, the Nikon D5600. If you are a two-camera shooter, you can carry one of these around...
Lacie Rugged Raid

LaCie Rugged Raid Portable Drive Review

There’s a fear that most creatives and freelancers have. You’ve may have experienced it before, and if you haven’t you will eventually. It’s not the trepidation that arises when you’re awaiting a response from...

Sigma Cinema Lenses: A First Look With Award Winning Filmmaker Mark Tierney D.G.A

Recently I had the opportunity to spend a work day with the new SIGMA Cinema Zooms (18-35, 24-35, 50-100) and two of their primes (35/85). Based on Sigma’s market leading ART series of stills lenses,...

Camera Review: Nikon D850

What a pleasure it is to have written these reviews for Samy’s Camera this past year. I have tried just about every camera brand and in all sizes and megapixels and have enjoyed them...
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Test Shot

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Review

Panasonic has definitely been a big player in the world of digital photography and digital video for many years now. My first tiny digital camera, back in 2009, with very impressive handling and quality...
Nikon 105mm macro

Nikon 105mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Review

It's not always easy deciding which lenses to invest in for your underwater photography kit, and hopefully this piece will make this one decision a bit easier. Without a doubt, the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm...

The Nikon D3400 is Light & Simple to Use

First impression: Wow. The Nikon D3400 fits into my not-so-small shooting hand perfectly; not to mention, the camera is super light. It's a solid little camera that will eliminate all day camera carry fatigue on...