With its unusual form factor can the Tourbox aid the editing process? Will its price and variety of tactile controls appeal to photo and video editors who would like to streamline their workflow?
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reviewNov 1, 2019 at 13:00
The Epson V600 is a reasonably priced scanner aimed at analog film shooters. It's fairly easy to operate and capable of decent image quality, but still easily bested by scans from our local photo lab.
The Apple iPad has always been a tempting tool for photographers on the go: slim, lightweight, and now with the current iPad Pro models, powerful enough to do most photo tasks you'd accomplish on the desktop. The software isn't quite there yet, but the next release of iPadOS should bridge that gap.
reviewAug 1, 2019 at 13:00
Photographer Jeanette Moses tries out four high-end camera straps while on the job including the Holdfast Skinny MoneyMaker, Holdfast MoneyMaker Solo, Peak Design Slide and the BlackRapid Nicole Elliot. Her pick, the Peak Design Slide, is also the most affordable.
accessory reviewJul 7, 2019 at 12:00
Wondershare recently introduced FilmoraPro, a non-linear editor designed to take on Adobe’s Premiere Pro, but on a non-subscription basis. Can it take some market share away from the heavy hitters of the video editing world?
accessory reviewJun 18, 2019 at 13:00
DJI introduced the Osmo Pocket, a portable, handheld device ideal for vloggers and recreational use, late last year. To slow shutter speed for more cinematic footage, and to reduce glare in photos, these polarizer and neutral density filters can be a great addition.
The Amaran AL-MW is a tiny, color-accurate LED light that runs for hours on a charge, includes color filters and diffusers, and is submersible to 10m. If you're in need of a small, portable light for the studio or in the field it might just earn a spot in your camera bag.
reviewMar 26, 2019 at 13:00
Langly's premium camera backpack looks outdoorsy and stylish but is less functional than the competition.
reviewJan 27, 2019 at 15:00
We reviewed three of the more popular 'pocket printers,' the Canon Ivy, Fujifilm Instax Share and Polaroid ZIP. Here's the one we recommend...
reviewJan 1, 2019 at 14:00
The Peak Design Travel Backpack 45L is the centerpiece of the brand's new Travel Line - it's pricey but awesome. Other components of the line are pricey and less-awesome.
reviewDec 6, 2018 at 14:00
Wacom's latest pro tablet can help take your editing workflow – and most importantly, the final image results – to the next level.
reviewNov 23, 2018 at 14:00
At its core, the Scanza is an easy-to-use multi-format film scanner. It offers a quick and easy way to scan your film negatives and slides into JPEGs, but costs a lot more than similar products without a Kodak label.
accessory reviewSep 13, 2018 at 13:00
The Everyday Sling might just be the perfect pack for not carrying too much gear, combining comfort with Peak Design's signature modern style.
The Movie Maker is a compact, motorized slider designed for phones, action cams and small mirrorless cameras. We think it's a fun little kit and a good value proposition for the cost, provided you can work around a few of its weak points.
reviewAug 16, 2018 at 13:00
App-based remote triggers are a fun and effective way to unlock even more creative potential from your camera. Here's a closer look at two popular brands.
accessory reviewJul 28, 2018 at 13:00
The Wandrd Prvke (pronounced 'provoke') is one of the best-looking and most functional camera backpacks on the market.
accessory reviewJun 13, 2018 at 13:00
The Domke F-6, also known as the 'Little Bit Smaller' bag shares a lot of characteristics with the venerable (and a Little Bit Bigger) F-2. Senior Editor Barnaby Britton has been using one for several years.
accessory reviewMay 26, 2018 at 13:00
The Rhake pack is weatherproof multi-purpose bag with a dedicated camera insert, lifetime guarantee – and steep price tag.
accessory reviewAug 10, 2017 at 13:00
Peak Design has re-worked its Leash and Cuff straps, which use the company's brilliant Anchor Link system. While they both inspire confidence and make switching out straps a cinch, we think the Leash could still use some refinement.
accessory reviewJun 26, 2017 at 10:00
The Pictar grip provides a number of customizable physical controls for your iPhone camera, but at its price point we would like to see better materials and build quality.
accessory reviewJun 19, 2017 at 10:00
A budget-priced, radio controlled flashgun that doesn't feel or perform like a cheap knockoff? Believe it.
accessory reviewMar 17, 2017 at 14:18
The Insta360 Air is an Android device add-on that seamlessly connects to your phone and records 360-degree stills and video. For $130, it's an affordable and fuss-free introduction to 360 shooting. Read more
Still carrying around spinning hard drives when you work away from home? It's never been easier to switch to portable SSDs. We take a look at several popular SSD products, as well as a do-it-yourself solution. Read more
accessory reviewNov 11, 2016 at 11:00
Tired of carrying around a laptop to back up and process images? Western Digital wants to set you free with the My Passport Wireless Pro, a battery powered hard drive with card reader, Wi-Fi, and a mobile app. Is it up to the task? Read more
accessory reviewNov 5, 2016 at 11:00
The MindShift Gear SidePath is a $100 water resistant fly-under-the-radar day pack with hidden compartments and room to spare. Read more
accessory reviewSep 2, 2016 at 12:00
The Apexel 8mm fisheye mobile accessory lens offers an extreme angle of view and a quick way to add another look to your arsenal, but even for a low-cost add-on it comes up short on image quality. Read more
accessory reviewJun 16, 2016 at 12:00
Pelican's new Air gear cases claim to provide all the toughness the brand is known for without all of the weight. We took the rolling 1535 model freshly outfitted with TrekPak dividers for a test run. Read more
accessory reviewMay 1, 2016 at 12:00
Peak Design takes a fresh approach to the camera strap with its Slide Sling. Well-considered details and a comfortable strap help justify its steep price, but there's a potentially deal-breaking flaw in the strap's design. Read more
accessory reviewApr 16, 2016 at 13:00
Peak Design's 're-think the basics' approach is evident in its Everyday Messenger bag, in obvious and more subtle ways. Propelled into existence by an enormously successful crowdfunding campaign, is the Everyday Messenger the one bag to rule them all? Read more
Over the past few years, Tenba has gained a reputation for its solid line of messenger-style shoulder bags. The Cooper line, introduced in late 2015, promises the same reliability with luxury materials like full grain leather accents. Suitable for mirrorless and DSLR kits, we took a look at the Cooper 13 Slim and Cooper 15. Read more
Domke has a long history of making bags that to serve the needs of working photographers. Designed for accessibility, durability and style that intentionally avoids attracting attention, they've enjoyed popularity with generations of pro photographers. A few years ago Domke introduced the Next Generation line, bringing modern updates to its classic bag. Find out what a longtime Domke user thinks of the next-gen Chronicle bag. Read more
accessory reviewOct 29, 2015 at 12:01
Manfrotto's Digital Director, introduced in April, is a departure from its usual array of tripods and tripod heads. It's a device designed to hold an iPad Air tethered to a DSLR, providing a large live view screen, access to camera controls and wireless sharing options. Shooting with a large screen can be a revelation compared to using a 3" LCD, but the Digital Director is pretty pricey. Is it worth the cost? Read more
As capable cameras get smaller, photographers and camera bags have adapted to hold these systems. Camera supports have evolved as well - enter the mini tripod, a class of legs and head that can hold up tiny cameras and flashes, but is also strong enough to support full-sized gear. In this group test we look at five such tripods. Which one should you take on your next hike? Read more
While plenty of DSLRs also have a built-in flash, the feature has been out of favor with mirrorless manufacturers, prioritizing miniaturization. This is where the Metz mecablitz 26 AF-1 digital steps in. Small compared to standard hotshoe flash units, it's still a good deal larger than those that come in the box with most mirrorless cameras. Read review
accessory reviewApr 20, 2015 at 15:00
Western Digital's Wi-Fi enabled My Passport Wireless is a hard drive that features a built-in SD card reader. Alongside the drive, it offers a My Cloud app, allowing photo, video and audio files on the drive to be viewed wirelessly from a phone or tablet. With Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities it could be a very tempting device for roaming photographers who want photo backup without the burden of a laptop. Is it a travel photographer's new best friend? Read review
accessory reviewApr 7, 2015 at 18:30
One of the most important parts of a tripod is the head that connects the camera to the legs. Continuing where our previous ball head roundup left off, we've collected six ball-type heads for review that are in the medium-to-large size class. These heads are suitable for most large cameras and lenses, with only the truly gigantic or heavy devices requiring something larger. Find out which ones earn our recommendation. Read more
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