Every photographer romanticizes in one way or another years on down the line about a camera they’ve used and loved. For many of us, it’s their first camera. When photographers speak about said camera, they’re describing the equivalent of a sensory experience of sorts. In many ways, when you talk to the photographer about the experience, it’s often a poetic wax of some sort to a more nostalgic time in their lives. For some photographers, that camera is and will be the Ricoh GR II.
All images by Omri Shomer. Used with permission.
When you look at the street photographs of Omri Shomer, you start to see work that’s typical of many photographers though in a different way involving the use of specific lighting, color, and urban geometry. Indeed, Omri’s work is pretty fantastic from an artistic standpoint. The 34 year old Israel-based photographer started taking photos at the age of 13. His early influences are rooted in using an 8mm video camera which then branched out into using a 35mm pocket camera.
Fujifilm has been gaining a ton of steam since the release of their new 24MP based cameras like the X-Pro2, X-T2 and X-T20. That said their older 16MP based cameras are still pretty great too, and they also happen to be on sale right now for some insane savings over their usual pricing.
TTL studio strobes are all of the rage these days in lighting circles and Phottix’s Indra series is one of the more affordable options on the market that has been getting some good reviews. Currently you can pick up the Indra360 for over $400 off: a crazy good deal if you have been in the market for a set of these. If you want to know more about the Indra you can check out our review of the Indra500 here.
- Phottix Indra360 TTL – $999.00
In terms of compact fixed lens cameras, one of the best out there right now is the Panasonic LX100 series, and for those interested you can get it for a great deal! Normally around the $800 mark, this killer compact camera is currently on sale for under $550. But hurry, this one likely won’t last long.
Panasonic LX100 – $699.99
We have already shared our thoughts on some of the best lenses out there for full frame cameras like the Canon 5D Mark IV, but what about lenses for the Canon APS-C based EF-S cameras like the Rebels, 80D, and 7D Mark II? There is no doubt some overlap, but there are some great lenses that we would recommend for the APS-C based cameras that are different from their full frame brethren. So lets get into it.
When professionals and advanced amateurs find themselves shopping for photography gear they are often looking for one or two items. Bundles and kits are usually pointless because they already have many of the extra included items. This is different for beginners and hobbyists though, who may just be getting into photography or upgrading a really old kit. Today we have some great budget camera kit bundles for you all to take a gander at, enjoy!
- Canon 80D Kit – Get It
- Nikon D3400 Kit – Get It
- Nikon D5500 Bundle – Get It
- Sony A6000 Bundle – Get It
- Panasonic GX85 Bundle – Get It
If you have been looking into picking up a Sony A7 series camera, or maybe thinking about making the switch to mirrorless, then now may be the time for you to jump on that train. Two of Sony’s latest high-end A7 bodies, the A7r II and A7s II, are both on sale right now, joining the original A7 which has been on its discounted $1,000 price point for some time now.
- Sony A7R II (Save $177): Get it on Amazon
- Sony A7s II (Save $200): Get it on Amazon
- Sony A7 – $998 – Get It on Amazon