Lives in Bar Harbor, ME, United States
Works as a Photographer/DP Review Contributor
Has a website at http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeperlman/sets/
Joined on Aug 28, 2012
Mike lives in Acadia National Park, home of some of the finest landscapes in the USA. In addition to working as a photographer, Mike is a contributor to DP Review and teaches photo and video classes to adults. He enjoys playing ice hockey, riding motorcycles and scrounging for dirt on the latest Canon models in his spare time.
Published on Apr 7, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Phottix Mitros competes with the Canon 580EX II flash in our review. Will the half-price Phottix prevail?
Published on Apr 1, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Adorama's Flashpoint 180 Monolight kit will appeal to photographers on a budget. How does it fare in our review?
Published on Mar 28, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The ProAm Orion DVC210 crane/jib targets DSLR filmmakers with its professional design and alluring price point. Is the DVC210 an essential addition to the DSLR filmmaker's tool belt? Read our full review.
Published on Feb 25, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Cinetics Axis360 motor can pan, tilt, and slide your camera for professional time-lapse and video content. Will this Kickstarter product turn heads as well? Read our full review.
Published on Feb 21, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Eye-Fi Mobi targets beginners and mobile device fanatics with its simple setup and easy-to-use design. How does the Mobi stack up against the pricier Eye-Fi Pro X2 card? Read on to find out.
Published on Feb 20, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
We put the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition to the test in our hands-on review.
Published on Feb 18, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Miggo straps and grips come from a Kickstarter project designed to change the game of the traditional camera strap. Is Miggo better than your old camera strap? Find out in our review.
Published on Jan 4, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Vanguard ABEO Pro is packed full of features. Is this the right tripod for you? Read on to find out.
Published on Dec 12, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Manfrotto is back with a revision of the wildly popular 190-series tripod. Does the shiny new model sport must-have upgrades, or will the older 190 model still suffice? Read on to find out.
Published on Aug 28, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Your camera doesn't have to have Wi-Fi built-in to benefit from the advantages of connectivity. Wi-Fi capable SD memory cards have been around for a number of years, and here we're testing the Eye-Fi 16GB Pro X2 SDHC against Transcend's cheaper 32GB Wi-Fi SDHC card.
Published on Jun 29, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
In this article we're going to look at ten of the best DSLRs and ILCs under $1,000. We've included current cameras that we really like, and last-generation bargains, too.
Published on May 31, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Tamrac 5592 Big Wheels SpeedRoller 2X brings oversized wheels and a telescoping handle to the world of photo travel. Let's see how it performs.
Published on May 24, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Phottix BG-5DIII battery grip doubles the battery life of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and mirrors the functionality of Canon's BG-E11 battery grip. Does it perform on par with its more expensive competitor? Read on to find out.
Published on Mar 30, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Tamrac Evolution 9 Sling Backpack is do-it-all pro backpack capable of carrying everything but the kitchen sink. Read on for the full review.
Published on Mar 8, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
If you're a videographer on a budget, you should take a close look at the Cine System. On of our favorite kickstarter-funded projects it allows you to achieve smooth panning and zooming, as well as car or window-mounted shots with minimal fuss.
Published on Dec 27, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Kata Digital Rucksack 467-DL is an everyday photo bag that packs in a lot of features at a reasonable price. If you're in the market for a backpack that will get you through most shoots without breaking the bank, then the 467-DL might be for you.
Published on Dec 1, 2012 | Buying Guides|
We're rounded up 14 great gifts for the photographer this holiday season. From bags to tripods to filters and more, there should be something for everyone in our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide.
Published on Nov 12, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Kata has designed the first photo backpack to feature a revolving lens chamber for quick access to your glass collection. Will the rest of the Kata Revolver-8 succeed in spinning our gears? Read our full review to find out.
Published on Nov 2, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Carbon fiber has made its way into the tripod market, and Manfrotto's 290 Series is aimed at photographers on a budget. Will the Manfrotto 294 CF match competing models? Find out in our review.
Published on Oct 19, 2012 | Photography and Photographers|
We've scoured Kickstarter for the most intriguing photgraphic tools and inventions that are soon to hit the market. Whether you shoot with an iPhone, DSLR or dedicated video camera, there's something on our list for you.
Published on Oct 4, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Nimbus Cloud Dome is a plastic bell-shaped light diffuser that is designed to provide even exposure for images of small objects captured with a smartphone. Avid eBayers who deal with small items will definitely want to take a look at the Nimbus Cloud Dome.
Published on Sep 28, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Manfrotto Solo VI DSLR holster bag is designed to house a full-frame DSLR with 100-400mm lens attached. The Solo VI excels in the style department and is well made, but will it suit the needs of the average holster-bearing photographer? Read on to find out.
Published on Sep 21, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Tamrac Zipshot tripod might be the ideal solution for travelers thanks to its light weight, compact size and ability to deploy within seconds. Find out if the Zipshot is worthy of your camera bag in our accesory review.
Published on Sep 4, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Wireless TTL flash triggers flood the market, making it more difficult to find the ideal setup. The Phottix Odin (available for Canon and Nikon models) aims to simplify the process of wireless flash setup and maximize performance. Will the Phottix Odin system live up to the hype? Let's find out.