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Apple MacBook Air M1 Review for Photography Needs

As a travel and landscape photographer, I want to be able to pack as light as possible. While my camera gear has been getting slimmer and lighter, thanks to the advancements in mirrorless camera technology, my computer needs have also grown tremendously in the past few years. I recently had...

ASUS ProArt PA278QV Monitor Review

ASUS has been known for making quality PC components, but few people know that the company also makes mid-range and high-end monitors for professional photographers, graphic artists, and content creators. Specifically, the "ProArt" line has been designed for those who want high-end IPS displays for accurate color reproduction. The ASUS...

TourBox Controller Review

TourBox (by TourBox Tech) is a plugin controller that lets you speed up your creative workflow when using editing programs such as Lightroom, Photoshop, Affinity Photos, Capture One, Premiere, Final Cut Pro X, and other design-based applications. It allows you to assign keyboard shortcuts to wheels, dials and buttons, all...

What It is Like to Switch from PC to Mac

Ever since I purchased the iMac Pro, as well as the MacBook Pro for my photography needs, I have been thinking about making the switch from PC to Mac. In this article, I decided to document my experience working with both systems, which might be helpful for those who are...

Photography Backup Workflow

Data loss is a very painful experience that unfortunately many of us go through at some point in our lives. In my workshops, lectures and this website, I spend quite a bit of time advocating the need for a well-established workflow that incorporates solid backup strategies to prevent data loss....

How to Buy an Apple iMac for Photography

In this article, I want to focus on purchasing an iMac for photography needs and what types of considerations one has to keep in mind when selecting one. I have had quite a few requests from our readers on this topic and many wonder what type of an iMac would...

How to Buy an Apple MacBook for Photography

We are continuing our series on how to choose and buy computer hardware for photography needs and today we will be providing suggestions on what Apple laptops are worth looking into. First, we will do a quick overview of the Apple line of MacBooks, then we will provide our top...

Dell UP2720Q Monitor Review

Dell's UltraSharp 27 4K PremierColor Monitor (also known as Dell UP2720Q) is designed specifically for professional photographers and graphic artists, who need a high-resolution 10-bit IPS display that produces accurate colors when editing images. This 27" 4K monitor is world's first to feature both built-in colorimeter and Thunderbolt 3 in...

Apple Announces a Powerful 16″ MacBook Pro

Apple announced its long-awaited, next generation MacBook Pro today. The new 16" MacBook Pro replaces the 15" version and comes with very impressive specifications, making it the most powerful laptop Apple has ever released. Sporting 16 GB of RAM, 9th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU and 512 GB of storage...