Reviews Archive

Fuji GFX 100 Review

It has now been three years since Fujifilm introduced its GFX medium format system to the market. Since then, the company has gained a lot of traction by releasing a number of top notch lenses for the system, as well as a total of three medium format cameras. The Fujifilm…

Panasonic S1R Review

The Panasonic S1R, announced in February of 2019 alongside the Panasonic S1, is one of the newest full-frame mirrorless cameras on the market today. It’s a bit of a quirky camera, but its specifications are no joke: 47 megapixels, 9 FPS, 4K 60p video… and $3700, body only.

Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Review

With the release of the Z mirrorless system, Nikon promised to deliver lenses with far better optical characteristics when compared to their F mount counterparts, thanks to the advantages of the Z mount. As the first professional-grade Z-mount zoom lens, the Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S had quite a bit…

Gnarbox 2.0 SSD Review

It has been over a year since I reviewed the original Gnarbox and criticized it for its sub-par performance and overall reliability. Since then, the Gnarbox team released the new “2.0” version of the unit, which promises to be significantly improved over its predecessor. In this review, we will take…

ioSafe Solo Hawk Rugged SSD Review

The ioSafe Solo Hawk is an external SSD drive that is built to withstand some of the harshest conditions a storage device could endure. Build to military standards, the drive is waterproof (up to 10 feet for 72 hours), crush-proof (up to 2500 pounds), drop-proof (up to 10 feet) and…

Nikon D3500 Review

When Nikon announced the D3500, photographers complained that nothing had really changed from the D3400. (Akin to complaints when the D3400 had so many D3300 similarities.) I've now tested the D3500 extensively - and I disagree. It has its flaws, no doubt. But this camera is better than the D3400.

Nikon Z 50mm f/1.8 S Review

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S is the third lens released for Nikon’s Z-series mirrorless cameras, and one of the most important as well. In this in-depth review, we will take a look at the performance of Nikon’s first mirrorless “Nifty Fifty” and discuss whether it lives up to…

Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Review

In this detailed review of the new Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 for Nikon Z mount, we will take a look at the world’s widest rectilinear full-frame zoom lens and see how it performs on the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera body. We had a chance to test this lens for a few…