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Sigma 50-100mm 1.8 art lens

Sigma 50-100mm 1.8 Art Lens Review

There is something so Zen and Japanese about the way Sigma approaches the world of photography. They have managed to develop both some of the most incredible lenses as well as some very unusual...
Tokina 10-17mm

Tokina 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 Fisheye Underwater Lens Review by Michael Zeigler

Being able to get within a few inches of your subject can drastically improve the sharpness and contrast of your photos. The Tokina 10-17mm fisheye allows you to do just that. Wakatobi, Indonesia. 1/320,...

Review: Phototools Beauty Dish with Grid (32 In.)

When one is testing a beauty dish, it helps to find willing beauties to pose for the review. Fortunately, we have two brave enough to face my lens here at Samy’s Playa Vista. So, with...
nauticam review

Xit 404 Nauticam Fiber Optic Adapter Review by Todd Winner

The Xit 404 Nauticam to Sea & Sea fiber adapter is a truly excellent accessory for any Nauticam user that already owns Sea & Sea fiber optic strobe cables. Even if you already have Nauticam fiber optic cables this is...
Sigma 500mm Ultra Telephoto

Sigma 500mm f4.5 Ultra Telephoto Lens Review

I have been working with telephoto lenses for as long as I can remember. From my earliest days as a teenage photographer and all along the way (some 50 years later) the telephoto lens...
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,...

Review: Panasonic DMC-G85MK 12-60mm Kit Lens

Let me start by stating that the camera division of Panasonic are a collection of clear thinking, creative geniuses working with very capable engineers to realize these Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras packed with...

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...

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...
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...