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Canon EOS R50 Announcement: Entry-Level But Solid Features

Today, Canon announced their first entry-level camera for the EOS R system, the Canon EOS R50. With a 24 megapixel APS-C sensor, a fully articulating LCD, 15 FPS shooting, and 4K 30p video, the EOS R50 strikes a solid balance for $679 ($799 with the kit lens) despite the camera’s basic design.

Nikon Z 800mm f/6.3 PF VR S Review

When Nikon added an 800mm S-line prime lens to their roadmap, I had flashbacks to the F-mount 800mm f/5.6E FL. That lens was Nikon’s crown jewel for years – a $16,300 piece of glass that very few photographers could justify. Would the mirrorless version, the 800mm f/6.3 that I’m reviewing today, be any different?

Some Notes on AI, ChatGPT, and the Photography World

One of my favorite expressions is a “sea change” moment. Even Merriam-Webster’s entry for sea change is highly evocative: “Archaic. A change brought about by the sea.” You can imagine a time in the past when the ocean represented the ultimate unknown. To watch the sea, of all things, change, would be grand and terrifying.

Nikon Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Macro Review

The first serious lens that I ever bought as a photographer was one of Nikon's 105mm macro lenses. It might as well have been glued to my camera. Landscapes, cityscapes, and of course macro photos - 105mm was my go-to focal length for everything. Even though I've moved on from...

The Best Nikon Cameras for Landscape Photography (2023)

What is the best Nikon camera for photographing landscapes? The answer isn’t so simple. After all, a good camera for daytime landscape photography may not be the right choice for something like Milky Way photography. But if you’re interested in photographing landscapes and want to understand Nikon’s options, this guide should help!

Helpful Photography Reminders for the New Year

It’s not the most exciting part of photography, but it’s one of the most important: Getting your ducks in a row! There are some critical behind-the-scenes parts of photography, like backing up your photos, that you don’t want to forget. Here are five of my top reminders as we venture into 2023.

Highlights from an Exciting 2022 at Photography Life

Another year is wrapping up, and it was a big one! Our team at Photography Life grew by four talented writers during 2022. Meanwhile, the photography world kept chugging along with new technological developments, especially in artificial intelligence. Here’s how I see the “best of 2022” from my position as the Editor of Photography Life.