Gear Talk

Nikon Z 70-200mm f2.8S vs 200mm f2G

Featured Tuesday, 08 December 2020 13:40

2020 tech vs the LEGENDARY 200mm f2G

My Ultimate Video Kit

Featured Tuesday, 24 November 2020 23:42

Yep... I bought a Sony...

Tamron 70-300mm for Sony E Mount

Featured Wednesday, 28 October 2020 00:17

At around 1/3 the weight and 1/5th the price of the 70-200mm - this is a great value option.

Sony A7S III vs Canon R5 - 4k 120 Video

Saturday, 17 October 2020 14:04

Two slow motion titans - one obvious winner.

Nikon Z6ii & Z7ii - Still in LAST PLACE?

Featured Wednesday, 14 October 2020 16:04

NIKON Z6ii and Z7ii finally arrive and .... are still in last place....?

$10K Photo Gear Giveaway

Featured Saturday, 10 October 2020 13:01

$10,000 Photo gear giveaway - Free entry HERE

Best Smartphone Cameras of 2020

Featured Wednesday, 30 September 2020 00:10

The best camera phones of 2020 compared.

The Best Value FULL Frame Camera

Featured Wednesday, 23 September 2020 01:59

Under $400 for a pro grade, full frame digital camera!

The future of Nikon Z Mirrorless

Featured Thursday, 17 September 2020 02:58

The lenses and bodies I hope they develop soon!

Medium Format DSLR - Leica S3

Featured Tuesday, 15 September 2020 14:14
Best ergonomics, outstanding image quality and incredible colors. There is a lot to love here... but there are also some disappointments.

Goodbye Nikon

Featured Tuesday, 25 August 2020 14:54

After 15 years, I SOLD all my Nikon gear.

Canon EOS R5 Overheating - 1 Cent SOLUTION

Featured Sunday, 23 August 2020 17:20

Goodbye 8k Recording limit!!

Canon R5 + Crane 2s Gimbal - Action Redefined

Featured Thursday, 20 August 2020 13:24

Which Martial Artist would you bet on??

Canon R5 vs Sony a7R4 for Photography

Featured Saturday, 08 August 2020 14:30

Two high resolution flagships face off in a photography specific challenge.

Tamron 28-200 SUPER Zoom

Featured Monday, 27 July 2020 15:38

28-200mm SUPER Zoom - under $750!

Leica M10R - hands on + Sample images

Featured Wednesday, 15 July 2020 17:01
The 40mp color sensor is here!

10 things to consider before rushing to purchase...

Leica Q2 vs Sony RX1R II

Featured Thursday, 02 July 2020 14:04

Two outstanding full frame fixed lens cameras compared.

My Favorite Portrait Lenses

Featured Tuesday, 23 June 2020 20:56

What are your favorites??

Ricoh GRIII vs Fuji XF10 - $900/$450

Featured Thursday, 04 June 2020 01:14

Two fantastic compact APSC street shooters - is the Ricoh worth Double the price?

Guide to Macro Lenses

Featured Tuesday, 19 May 2020 13:39

Macro lenses require a few more steps of consideration.

"What Camera Should I Buy??" - The Best!

Featured Thursday, 14 May 2020 13:46

For LESS $ you can buy a FULL camera kit...

A relaxed chat with Luxury Bazaar owner Roman Sharf.

The Real Mac Pro Skateboard EPIC UPGRADE

Featured Thursday, 07 May 2020 15:09

We saved over $5,000 - 48% on SSD, 21% on Display, 72% on RAM, 95% on wheels and the storage - well that's next level.

5 reasons every E Mount shooter should consider this lens!

Fujifilm X100 - every model compared

Featured Friday, 10 April 2020 18:57

The X100 is a classic - but do you need the $1400 latest generation? Let's compare every model side by side!

Tamron 70-180mm f2.8 - Best Value Sony Lens?

Featured Tuesday, 07 April 2020 00:15

At less than half the price of the Sony, the Tamron 70-180mm looks like a must have lens for travel and portraiture.

Well, that sucks... 1 dead, but still tested.

Canon EOS R5 - I was wrong...

Featured Sunday, 15 March 2020 22:05

The internal 8k will NOT BE CROPPED - it will be full sensor width - great news. I was wrong.

Sony Lenses - What to buy first?

Featured Sunday, 08 March 2020 14:36

Don't waste your money - here is how I decided which lenses to buy first, for Sony E Mount.

Canon RF Zooms compared

Featured Friday, 06 March 2020 17:11

Check them out.

Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 E Mount - Hands On

Featured Tuesday, 03 March 2020 01:36

Tamron are killing it lately with top value lenses.

50mm Lenses with Character - Nikon Showdown

Featured Monday, 17 February 2020 21:33

Character vs clinical

Canon EOS R5 - Don't Believe the HYPE!

Featured Thursday, 13 February 2020 19:42

Given the official announcement, you'd have to ignore all the other recent Canon releases, and how they have been crippled on specs, to truly believe all this hype...

Nikon D6 ... Flagship FAIL ?‍

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 20:50

Hey Nikon - 2014 is calling - they want their flagship camera back!

Unboxing our EPIC $24k Cheese Grater

Featured Friday, 07 February 2020 14:45

Unlimited headroom for growth.

Canon vs Nikon vs Sony - Eye AUTOFOCUS comparison

Featured Wednesday, 29 January 2020 00:44

Three top res Full Frame mirrorles compared for AF accuracy.

Don't buy the Canon EOS R in 2020!

Featured Tuesday, 21 January 2020 03:08

WAIT!

Don't buy the Canon EOS R in 2020!

Monday, 20 January 2020 11:22

If you really want one now - go for the RP: https://bhpho.to/2N6Q3Pw

Leica M10 Monochrom - Hands on in Manhattan

Featured Friday, 17 January 2020 13:50

My two favourite Leicas - the M10p and the Monochrom - just had a love child...

Canon 1DX Mark III - Greatest DSLR EVER!

Featured Wednesday, 08 January 2020 20:15

But are Canon ending EF Lens production!?

D780 - Ultimate DSLR + Mirrorless Hybrid

Featured Tuesday, 07 January 2020 22:40

I really like the look of this - I might buy one myself!

Nikon Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S - Cheaper, Bigger and heavier?

Featured Tuesday, 07 January 2020 17:16

Sharp, contrasty, cheaper than the F Mount - but it is longer, wider and heavier! So much for small and compact mirrorless!

The Nikkor 120-300mm Image Quality looks... MEH!?

Featured Tuesday, 07 January 2020 01:39

Is it just me or are the supplied sample files completely unimpressive in terms of lens optical performance?

The Truth about Sony

Featured Wednesday, 01 January 2020 15:31

It's time for an honest conversation about the cameras, the brand and the company.

The $52,000 Mac Pro is here... ?

Featured Tuesday, 10 December 2019 18:28

How much of the price is 'Apple Tax'??

I sat down with Bellamy of JapanCameraHunter for a lengthy conversation about film cameras - from point and shoot to rangefinders to medium format. We started with the topic of top 5 for street photography, and quickly ran off topic. ?

Nikon 500mm PF f5.6 vs the f4 FL

Featured Wednesday, 20 November 2019 13:53

 

HUGE THANKS to LenProToGo for sending me these loaners.

Sony A7RIV vs Nikon Z7 - Eye AF testing

Featured Wednesday, 13 November 2019 19:20

 

Before watching - who do you think will win??

85mm vs 105mm vs 70-200mm - Best Portrait lens?

Featured Wednesday, 23 October 2019 15:36

 The classic 85mm? The Epic 105? Or the Flexible 70-200mm?

Groundbreaking. Insane image quality. Epic Dynamic Range. Great value for money. On paper it ticks SO many boxes, and it stands alone without direct competition. And honestly, after in depth testing in studio and in the field... I have no desire to own one.

Nikkor 58mm F0.95 NOCT - an ICON reborn

Featured Saturday, 12 October 2019 15:14

 Welcome to the most Bonkers lens of 2019...

Film smooth + epic video content - Zhiyun Smooth Q2

Featured Saturday, 12 October 2019 12:55

 Zhiyun sent me the Smooth Q2 smartphone gimbal and sponsored this video showing 3 ways we can level up our video game with this stabiliser.

The Sony a9 "update" ??

Featured Friday, 04 October 2019 15:57

 What do you think??

Best Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphone Review

Featured Wednesday, 11 September 2019 06:50

 

TOP FOUR OPTIONS COMPARED:

Why I'm selling the 'World's Best Lens' ??

Featured Wednesday, 21 August 2019 15:25

 

It's time to sell this awesome portrait lens.

 

Outstanding ergonomics and the most complete 'first attempt' full frame mirrorless from any manufacturer - but it still has some flaws.

Fuji vs Hasselblad - Medium Format compared

Featured Saturday, 10 August 2019 22:16

 Fuji vs Hasselblad - my final thoughts.

Welcome to BOKEH TOWN - Helios 44 Budgetography!

Featured Friday, 02 August 2019 12:15

 Comparing 6 bargain bokeh lenses.

My new $10,000 lighting kit

Featured Tuesday, 30 July 2019 12:55

 LET THERE BE LIGHT!

Canon RF 85mm f1.2L vs EF 85mm f1.2 II

Featured Thursday, 04 July 2019 16:50

 

The RF is a VERY impressive performer - but it comes at a big size, weight and cost disadvantage!

Tamron 35-150mm f2.8-f4 - Portrait Demo

Featured Tuesday, 07 May 2019 14:48

We put the $800 Tamron 35-150mm lens through 5 portrait concepts in a day.

Tamron & Sigma 150-600mm vs Nikon 200-500mm

Featured Wednesday, 24 April 2019 01:35

Thanks to the viewers who suggested this showdown. I was surprised by the results myself!

50mm Shoot Out! Image Quality - Part 2 - 2019

Featured Friday, 19 April 2019 15:20

Check out the full comparison

 

Here are all the handling and focus rankings.

Best Wireless Charger - What to Buy?

Featured Sunday, 31 March 2019 02:40

 

Apples product is dead in the water - and the alternatives vary WILDLY in price. In this video I compare 10 options and tell you about build, compatibility and usability.

Mirrorless VS Water - Round 2 (Water festival)

Featured Tuesday, 26 March 2019 16:59

This time, the cameras will survive... I hope!

Best Drone Filters - Mavic 2 Pro

Featured Wednesday, 20 March 2019 21:03

In this video I compare 5 sets of filters for the Mavic 2 Pro drone, including DJIs own, PolarPro, Tiffen, Polares, & F Stop - testing both still and video results.

Will a NEW CAMERA improve your Photography?? ?

Featured Tuesday, 12 March 2019 13:35

We've all heard (& probably said) "The best camera is the one you have with you..." But is it accurate? Is it helpful? Or is it an over simplification that is actually not true at all??

Leica Q2 Review (vs Q1 type 116)

Featured Thursday, 07 March 2019 13:30

It's been almost 4 years since the original Leica Q was announced, and there have been some big upgrades. 

Leica M10-P - Compete Field Test

Featured Friday, 01 March 2019 16:58

Maybe my favourite full frame camera...

Sony a6400 Complete Auto Focus, ISO & Time Lapse Testing

Featured Sunday, 03 February 2019 13:51

Sony claim the a6400 has the 'Worlds Fastest Autofocus' - and my first video split people - so here is my COMPLETE AF testing.

Nikon NOCT 58mm f0.95 - Hands On

Featured Friday, 01 February 2019 16:41

 

Nikon had 3 new lenses on display today, including the gigantic 58mm Noct, the 24-70mm f2.8 and also the 14-30mm f4.

Sony a6400 Review - UPDATED (please read caption)

Featured Friday, 01 February 2019 07:17

UPDATE 9 March 2019.

3 Stop ND Filters Compared - $5 to $180

Featured Monday, 28 January 2019 21:41

Huge range in sharpness, color and vignetting on these 3 stop filters...

50mm Showdown - f1.1 to f1.4 - $350 to $4,000 - M Mount

Featured Sunday, 20 January 2019 10:20

Comparing the 7 Artisans f1.1 $350 lens to the f1.1 Voigtlander, f1.4 Nikkor (adapted) and the $4,000 f1.4 Leica Summilux.

10 Stop ND Filters Compared - $10 to $360

Featured Wednesday, 02 January 2019 22:54

I compare 15 filters, with a range of prices from $10 to $360 - and a big variation in build quality, color cast, sharpness and vignetting - it is worth seeing some real world results before buying anything.I compare 15 filters, with a range of prices from $10 to $360 - and a big variation in build quality, color cast, sharpness and vignetting - it is worth seeing some real world results before buying anything.

Best & Worst of 2018 - Cameras, lenses, trends & more...

Featured Monday, 24 December 2018 23:14

 

2018 has been an epic year with some fantastic new gear announced - and some pretty crap stuff too! In this video I take you through my picks for the best, worst and most disappointing gear and trends of the year!

Nikon Z7 vs D850 - What should you buy?

Featured Monday, 03 December 2018 19:46

The D850 is the culmination of decades of SLR refinement - the Z7 is the companies first full frame mirrorless - but it costs even more!

This thing destroys the competition in many ways - GH5 beaten for video and ergonomics and the fuji optics are up there with the best of full frame!

Canon EOS R - Studio Portraiture Review

Featured Sunday, 28 October 2018 12:32

The good, The Bad, and the Stupid....

Nikon Z lenses - are they better than F Mount?

Featured Saturday, 27 October 2018 12:47

Nikon has been promoting the larger diameter and shorter flange distance of the Z mount, and how this will allow more lens designs, easier design, better optics, faster AF and edge to edge sharpness. But are they actually better?

Nikon Z7 - Fantastic but Flawed

Featured Saturday, 20 October 2018 16:25

Make sure you watch through to the end for my full findings...

Lighter, fast and optically superior - the Sony lens is damned impressive! However there are two issues...

Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z & Fuji XT3 & Photokina Meet-Up

Featured Sunday, 09 September 2018 09:44

What do you think? Which mirrorless appeals to you??

Single Card for 'PRO' Work?? (Nikon Z)

Featured Monday, 27 August 2018 04:01

Damn there has been a lot of hype - and misinformation about this topic since the announcement of the Nikon Z6 and Z7.

Nikon's Full Frame DSLR Killer - TESTED

Featured Tuesday, 21 August 2018 13:32

Forget this DSLR nonsense - THIS is the BEST 35mm full frame on the market!

The Nikon D850 is the Perfect DSLR... almost

Featured Friday, 03 August 2018 11:42

There are FOUR things I wish they would fix!

2018 MacBook Pro i9 Review - Should You Upgrade?

Featured Friday, 27 July 2018 20:55

The 2018 MBP Slays for Photo Editing!

My BIGGEST Kit Ever - What's in my Bags??

Featured Saturday, 21 July 2018 15:51

This is an epic kit, for an epic day of work we have been planning for months.

Best Portrait lens? 85mm vs 105mm vs 70-200mm

Featured Monday, 16 July 2018 16:07

What should you buy? Which is best for portraiture? If you own a 70-200mm, is it worth getting an 85mm or 105mm f1.4 prime? Is there much difference in BOKEH?

#1 Best Value Nikon Portrait lens

Featured Wednesday, 11 July 2018 20:25

Amazing value lens, especially for portraiture - for my money its the best value new Nikkor lens you can buy.

In terms of maximum aperture to focal length - nothing beats the 600mm f4. And this new FL E variant from Nikkor is simply amazing for bird and wildlife photography.

BEST ULTRAWIDE Monitor - What to buy?? (2018)

Featured Thursday, 21 June 2018 15:29

Ultra Wide monitors are great for productivity, but they vary a lot in price and features. Here I test out 7 top options and rank them.

Bird Photography in Iceland

Featured Tuesday, 22 May 2018 17:50

Epic What's in my Bag - from 15mm to 600mm!

Check out the Adapters - they actually work!

RAZER BLADE PRO - A true desktop Replacement?

Featured Sunday, 29 April 2018 16:13

Intel i7, 32gb ram, GTX1080 GPU, 4k display, mechanical keyboard - in a 0.88 inch thick body - pretty incredible! Does this machine finally offer desktop performance in a mobile package?

Leica SL + 75mm Noctilux - 5 weeks in the Field

Featured Sunday, 29 April 2018 16:10

How does this Ultra Premium mirrorless hold up today?

SSD with Wireless Back Up & Tethering on location

Featured Sunday, 29 April 2018 16:08

Back up your images and video & review them in the field with the new My Passport Wireless SSD from WD. Thanks to WD for sponsoring this video.

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