Photography Columns

Kylie Reviews: Tamron 70-200mm Lens

As a wedding photographer, I use my trusty 70-200mm lens for just about every ceremony. It allows me to stand in the back of a ceremony and get intimate close-up images without having to...

Kylie Reviews – Tamron 90mm Lens

Hey photo world! I’m back with a series of new reviews of some fabulous new lenses. First up is the Tamron 90mm f 2.8 macro lens, and let me tell you- this is going...

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...

Put a Little Light on the Subject: GODOX Review

Photography comes from the Greeks - the word meaning drawing with light. Of course, it was over a millennia when Kodak, Fuji, Ilford, and all the others introduced their light sensitive materials that required...

In Memoriam: Tibor Szilagyi

This week we lost a great friend. It is with great sadness we share the news of the passing of our beloved Tibor Szilagyi. Most of you knew him as our own Mr. Leica; but,...

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,...

Review: Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

I have to repeat that I feel like the luckiest photographer in the world having such amazing photographic products handed to me to test and give you my take (in my simple way). If...

Lens Review: Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | A

Sigma keeps introducing new ART lenses. And, as you see by Sigma’s description stated below, this one is in that most useful range for portraits, weddings, social and media events. Combined with the OS...

Review: Sigma 14mm 1.8 DG HSM Art Lens

Here I go again, Sigma is one helluva great company pulling off the impossible. Who would have thought that a super wide angle 14mm could be engineered into a super fast lens with an extremely fast...

Lens Review: Sigma 100-400mm 5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary

As I was being handed the Sigma 100-400mm 5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary to test and review I saw the size and thought, oh, here we go - a super heavy telephoto lens. When I...