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Accessories
Rating
  1. Aukey Cell Phone Camera Lens
  2. Dahle 554 Professional Rotary Cutter
  3. Expert Shield Screen Protector
  4. FotodioX Nikon F to Fuji GFX 50S Adapter
  5. Gariz Leather Half-Case for Fujifilm X-E1/X-E2
  6. Hejnar Photo Accessory
  7. Lexar Professional Workflow
  8. Loupedeck Lightroom Editing Console
  9. Megadap MTZ11 Leica M to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter
  10. MIOPS Smart Camera Trigger
  11. Nikon DK-17M
  12. Nikon MB-D12 vs Vello BG-N7 for Nikon D810
  13. Novoflex Nikon to Canon Lens Adapter
  14. Outex vs Shape Wave Waterproof DSLR Housings
  15. Palette Gear Expert Kit
  16. Pearstone PSL-3S 3-Step Photographer’s Ladder
  17. Third Party Battery
  18. TourBox Controller
  19. Vello Auto Extension Tube Set for Nikon
  20. Vello Econo Extension Tube Set for Nikon 1 Mount
  21. Voltaic Solar Battery Charger
  22. Weebill 3 Gimbal
  23. ZTE Spro 2
Books
Rating
  1. Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots
Camera Bags and Straps
Rating
  1. BlackRapid Sport Camera Strap
  2. Capture Clip Pro vs SpiderPro Camera Holster
  3. F-Stop Sukha Backpack
  4. HoldFast Money Maker Dual Camera Strap
  5. Kata 3 in 1 Sling Backpack
  6. Lowepro Flipside 300 Backpack
  7. Lowepro Pro Roller x200
  8. Lowepro Pro Trekker 400 AW
  9. MindShift Gear Filter Hive Mini
  10. ONA Brooklyn
  11. Peak Design 20L Everyday Backpack
  12. Peak Design 45L Travel Backpack
  13. Peak Design Capture Clip V3
  14. Retro Canvas DSLR Camera Bag
  15. Ruggard Legion 45 Messenger Bag
  16. Shimoda Adventure 60 Backpack
  17. Tenba Shootout Backpack 24L
  18. Think Tank Airport 4-Sight
  19. Think Tank Airport Accelerator
  20. Think Tank Airport Commuter
  21. Think Tank Airport International v2.0
  22. Think Tank Airport Navigator Rolling Camera Bag
  23. Think Tank Airport Roller Derby
  24. Think Tank Airport Security
  25. Think Tank Digital Holster 150 Bag
  26. Think Tank Glass Limo
  27. Think Tank Hydrophobia 300-600 v2.0
  28. Think Tank Retrospective 30 Blue Slate
  29. Think Tank Retrospective 7
  30. Think Tank Urban Disguise 60 v2.0
  31. USA Gear Camera Backpack
Computers
Rating
  1. Apple 14 Inch MacBook Pro
  2. Apple Mac Pro
  3. Apple MacBook Air M1
  4. Dell XPS 13
  5. Dockcase Smart USB-C Hub – A Mini
  6. Dygma Raise
  7. Microsoft Surface Book
  8. Microsoft Surface Pro 2
  9. Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Courses / Tutorials
Rating
  1. Fstoppers + Elia Locardi Landscape Photography Tutorial
Drones
Rating
  1. 3D Robotics X8+ Drone
  2. DJI Mavic 2 Pro
  3. DJI Mavic Air
Filters
Rating
  1. FotodioX WonderPana FreeArc Filter System
  2. Haida M-10 Filter System
  3. Hitech 100mm Modular Filter Holder
  4. Hitech 105mm Circular Polarizer
  5. Hitech Neutral Density Master Kit
  6. Hitech Pro Stop 10 ND Filter
  7. Hoya Pro1 Digital Circular Polarizing Filter
  8. Kolari Vision 550nm Infrared Filter
  9. NiSi Filter System
Lighting
Rating
  1. Bolt VM-110 LED Macro Ring Light
  2. Fiveray FR100C Light
  3. Genaray Escort Daylight LED Interview 3-Light Kit
  4. Genaray LED-7100T On-Camera Light
  5. Genaray SpectroLED Studio 1000 Daylight LED Kit
  6. Impact 22″ Beauty Dish Reflector Kit
  7. Impact 7′ Parabolic Umbrella
  8. Impact Background Support System
  9. Impact Multiboom Light Stand and Reflector Holder
  10. Impact Quickbox Softbox
  11. Impact Soft and Natural 4 Socket 3 Light Kit
  12. Impact Two Monolight Softbox Kit
  13. Lastolite EzyBox Speed-Lite
  14. Nikon Wireless Close-up Speedlight Commander Kit R1C1
  15. Profoto 3′ RFi Octa Softbox
  16. Profoto B1 500 AirTTL
  17. Profoto B10
  18. Sirui B25R Bendable RGB Light
  19. Vello Universal White Balance Disc
  20. Venus Optics KX800 Macro Flash
Memory Cards
Rating
  1. Acer SC900 SDXC UHS-II Memory Card
  2. Exascend Essential CFexpress B 1TB: Tested on Animals
  3. Eye-Fi Pro X2
  4. Lexar 128 GB CFexpress Memory Card
  5. Lexar Professional 400x SDHC Card
  6. Samsung PRO Plus SD Card
  7. TEAMGROUP XTREEM SDXC UHS-II Memory Card
Monitors
Rating
  1. ASUS ProArt PA278QV Monitor
  2. ASUS ProArt PA32UCG Monitor
  3. BenQ SW271 Monitor
  4. BenQ SW320 Monitor
  5. Dell UP2720Q Monitor
Monopods
Rating
  1. Oben CTM-2400 Carbon Fiber Monopod
  2. Oben CTM-2500 Carbon Fiber Monopod
Other
Rating
  1. Turboant X7 Pro Electric Scooter
Phones and Tablets
Rating
  1. Apple iPad Pro 2018
  2. Apple iPhone 11 Pro Camera
  3. Apple iPhone 5 Camera
  4. Apple iPhone 6 Plus Camera
  5. Apple iPhone 7 Plus Camera
  6. Apple iPhone X Camera
  7. Huawei Mate 10 Pro Camera
  8. LG G4 Camera
  9. Sony Xperia XZ2 Camera
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 Micro Wireless Shutter Release
  7. Vello FreeWave Plus Wireless Remote
  8. Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Remote
  9. Weye Feye
Software
Rating
  1. ACDSee Pro 8
  2. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5
  3. Adobe Super Resolution
  4. Alien Skin Exposure X3
  5. DxO PureRaw Tested: A Noise Whisperer?
  6. FastRawViewer
  7. JPEGmini Pro
  8. JPEGmini Server
  9. Luminar Neo
  10. SmugMug
  11. Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery
  12. VSCO FILM 01
Speedlights / Speedlites
Rating
  1. Nikon SB-500
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. SanDisk PRO-G40 SSD
  15. Synology DS1618+
  16. Synology DS1815+
  17. Synology DS1817+
  18. TEAMGROUP T-Create Classic TB3 SSD
  19. TerraMaster D2-310 Hard Drive Enclosure
  20. WD My Passport Wireless SSD
Tripod Heads
Rating
  1. Arca Swiss Quick Link Set
  2. Arca-Swiss C1 Cube
  3. FlexShooter Pro Tripod Head
  4. FLM Ballhead
  5. Jobu Design Black Widow Jr
  6. LensMaster RH-2 Gimbal Head
  7. Linhof 3D Micro
  8. Manfrotto 405 Pro Geared Head
  9. Really Right Stuff BH-55 Ballhead
  10. Tomahawk Gimbal Attachment
Tripods
Rating
  1. Feisol Tournament Tripod and CB-50D Ballhead
  2. Gitzo Traveler Tripod
  3. Heipi Travel Tripod
  4. Oben AC-1410 Tripod
  5. Oben CC-2320L Tripod
  6. Oben CC-2361L Tripod
  7. Oben CC-2461 Tripod Kit
  8. Oben CC-2491 Tripod Kit
  9. Oben CT-2320 Tripod
  10. Oben CT-2410 Tripod
  11. Oben CT-3481 Tripod Kit
  12. Oben TT-300 Table Top Tripod
  13. Peak Design Travel Tripod
  14. Platypod Pro and Max
  15. ProMediaGear Pro Stix 77 Carbon Fiber Tripod
  16. Really Right Stuff TQC-14 Tripod
  17. SmallRig AD-01 Video Tripod + Fluid Head
  18. Tamrac ZipShot Tripod