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Monitors
Rating
  1. BenQ SW271 Monitor
  2. BenQ SW320 Monitor
Phones and Tablets
Rating
  1. Apple iPad Pro 2018
  2. Huawei Mate 10 Pro Camera
  3. iPhone 5 Camera
  4. iPhone 6 Plus Camera
  5. iPhone 7 Plus Camera
  6. iPhone X Camera
  7. LG G4 Camera
  8. Sony Xperia XZ2 Camera
Storage
Rating
  1. AFT PRO-77U Internal Card Reader
  2. Drobo S
  3. DroboPro
  4. Gnarbox 2.0 SSD
  5. Gnarbox
  6. How To Live Forever (.com)
  7. ioSafe 1513+
  8. ioSafe 214
  9. ioSafe Solo Hawk Rugged SSD
  10. Lexar Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader
  11. QNAP TS-453BT3
  12. QNAP TVS-882T
  13. Samsung Portable SSD T1
  14. Synology DS1618+
  15. Synology DS1815+
  16. Synology DS1817+
  17. TerraMaster D2-310 Hard Drive Enclosure
  18. WD My Passport Wireless SSD
Computers
Rating
  1. Apple Mac Pro
  2. Dell XPS 13
  3. Microsoft Surface Book
  4. Microsoft Surface Pro 2
  5. Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Software
Rating
  1. ACDSee Pro 8
  2. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5
  3. Alien Skin Exposure X3
  4. FastRawViewer
  5. JPEGmini Pro
  6. JPEGmini Server
  7. SmugMug
  8. Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery
  9. VSCO FILM 01
Filters
Rating
  1. FotodioX WonderPana FreeArc Filter System
  2. Hitech 100mm Modular Filter Holder
  3. Hitech 105mm Circular Polarizer
  4. Hitech Neutral Density Master Kit
  5. Hitech Pro Stop 10 ND Filter
  6. Hoya Pro1 Digital Circular Polarizing Filter
  7. Kolari Vision 550nm Infrared Filter
  8. NiSi Filter System
Tripods
Rating
  1. Feisol Tournament Tripod and CB-50D Ballhead
  2. Gitzo Traveler Tripod
  3. Oben AC-1410 Tripod
  4. Oben CC-2320L Tripod
  5. Oben CC-2361L Tripod
  6. Oben CC-2461 Tripod Kit
  7. Oben CT-2320 Tripod
  8. Oben CT-3481 Tripod Kit
  9. Platypod Pro and Max
  10. Really Right Stuff TQC-14 Tripod
  11. Tamrac ZipShot Tripod
Tripod Heads
Rating
  1. Arca-Swiss C1 Cube
  2. FLM Ballhead
  3. Jobu Design Black Widow Jr
  4. Linhof 3D Micro
  5. Manfrotto 405 Pro Geared Head
  6. Really Right Stuff BH-55 Ballhead
  7. Tomahawk Gimbal Attachment
Monopods
Rating
  1. Oben CTM-2400 Carbon Fiber Monopod
  2. Oben CTM-2500 Carbon Fiber Monopod
Camera Bags and Straps
Rating
  1. BlackRapid Sport Camera Strap
  2. Capture Clip Pro vs SpiderPro Camera Holster
  3. F-Stop Sukha Backpack
  4. Kata 3 in 1 Sling Backpack
  5. Lowepro Flipside 300 Backpack
  6. Lowepro Pro Roller x200
  7. Lowepro Pro Trekker 400 AW
  8. ONA Brooklyn
  9. Peak Design 20L Everyday Backpack
  10. Peak Design 45L Travel Backpack
  11. Retro Canvas DSLR Camera Bag
  12. Ruggard Legion 45 Messenger Bag
  13. Shimoda Adventure 60 Backpack
  14. Tenba Shootout Backpack 24L
  15. Think Tank Airport 4-Sight
  16. Think Tank Airport Accelerator
  17. Think Tank Airport Commuter
  18. Think Tank Airport International v2.0
  19. Think Tank Airport Navigator Rolling Camera Bag
  20. Think Tank Airport Roller Derby
  21. Think Tank Airport Security
  22. Think Tank Glass Limo
  23. Think Tank Hydrophobia 300-600 v2.0
  24. Think Tank Retrospective 30 Blue Slate
  25. Think Tank Retrospective 7
  26. Think Tank Urban Disguise 60 v2.0
  27. USA Gear Camera Backpack
Drones
Rating
  1. DJI Mavic 2 Pro
  2. DJI Mavic Air
Remote Control
Rating
  1. AEO Photo Lightning Strike Pro
  2. Nero Trigger (MIOPS)
  3. Nikon GP-1
  4. Nikon MC-36 Multi-Function Remote
  5. Nikon ML-3 Compact Modulite Remote
  6. Vello FreeWave Plus Wireless Remote
  7. Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Remote
  8. Weye Feye
Lighting
Rating
  1. Bolt VM-110 LED Macro Ring Light
  2. Genaray Escort Daylight LED Interview 3-Light Kit
  3. Genaray SpectroLED Studio 1000 Daylight LED Kit
  4. Impact 22″ Beauty Dish Reflector Kit
  5. Impact Background Support System
  6. Impact Multiboom Light Stand and Reflector Holder
  7. Impact Quickbox Softbox
  8. Impact Two Monolight Softbox Kit
  9. Lastolite EzyBox Speed-Lite
  10. Nikon Wireless Close-up Speedlight Commander Kit R1C1
  11. Profoto 3′ RFi Octa Softbox
  12. Profoto B1 500 AirTTL
  13. Profoto B10
  14. Vello Universal White Balance Disc
  15. Venus Optics KX800 Macro Flash
Memory Cards
Rating
  1. Eye-Fi Pro X2
Accessories
Rating
  1. Aukey Cell Phone Camera Lens
  2. Expert Shield Screen Protector
  3. FotodioX Nikon F to Fuji GFX 50S Adapter
  4. Gariz Leather Half-Case for Fujifilm X-E1/X-E2
  5. Hejnar Photo Accessory
  6. Lexar Professional Workflow
  7. Loupedeck Lightroom Editing Console
  8. MIOPS Smart Camera Trigger
  9. Nikon DK-17M
  10. Nikon MB-D12 vs Vello BG-N7 for Nikon D810
  11. Novoflex Nikon to Canon Lens Adapter
  12. Outex vs Shape Wave Waterproof DSLR Housings
  13. Palette Gear Expert Kit
  14. Third Party Battery
  15. Vello Auto Extension Tube Set for Nikon
  16. Vello Econo Extension Tube Set for Nikon 1 Mount
  17. ZTE Spro 2
Speedlights / Speedlites
Rating
  1. Nikon SB-500
Courses / Tutorials
Rating
  1. Fstoppers + Elia Locardi Landscape Photography Tutorial
Books
Rating
  1. Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots