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Review: Nikon D7500 Digital SLR

When us amateur and professional photographers who have been around for a few decades, the Nikon (outside of the USA pronounced Nick-0n) brings to mind some of the greatest historical images made on film and,...

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Review

As you have probably figured by now, I am a big fan of Sigma. Sigma of Japan spent a bit of time meditating a few years ago; about the time the Elder Yamaki head...
Tamrom 150-600mm

Tamron 150-600mm Telephoto Lens Review

Last week, I was lucky enough to test out the Tamron 150-600mm f5.6-6.3 Di VC USD Canon mount lens. Knowing the zoom capability, I was aware this lens would be designed for a specific photographer, one...

Canon C100 MKII – A video workhorse at a GREAT new price

Pictured above: The C100 Mk II in stripped down test configuration at the beach with the 70-200 F4. The Canon C100 Mk II was released as the follow-up to the excellent C100 in early 2015. While...

Kylie Reviews: Sigma Art 35mm f 1.4 Lens

As a portrait photographer, I normally shoot at 50mm or longer focal lengths. However, I recently fell in love with the 35mm focal length after borrowing a friend’s Sigma Art 35mm f 1.4 lens....

#PhotoFriday Roundup: Trade Ins, Sony, and One Old School NYC Photographer

Happy Friday everyone! Let's jump right into this week's #PhotoFriday Roundup: Trade in & Trade Up Did you know that we buy used equipment? Resurrect those that old photo equipment. Fill out our quote form or call...
Canon EF 16-35mm

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4.0L IS USM Wide Angle Zoom Lens

I've had the opportunity to try a few dives with the Canon EF 16-35mm f/4.0L IS and I am thrilled with the results. As much as I love shooting fisheye lenses for wide angle,...

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...

REVIEW: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a Camera for the Serious Photographer

The new Olympus camera model name, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, takes the prize for the longest name/model designation for a camera I have ever encountered; so appropriate because is has a long list...
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...