Three Perfect Mirrorless Cameras For The Advanced Amateur

Are you ready to upgrade from that basic mirrorless kit you bought to learn photography with? Advanced amateurs make a large portion of the photography marketplace, yet most guides and gear roundups seem to favor people in the beginners or professional category. The issue arises because basic cameras are well,…too basic for an advanced amateur to do what they want/need, while professional level cameras are often overkill in terms of features while being out of reach financially.

So today we are looking at that sweet spot for the advanced amateur, between the $900 and $1900 price point. We will be looking at some of the best mirrorless options out there right now to try and help you sort out which may be the best option for you with your next upgrade.

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The Long Awaited Fujifilm X100F Has the 24.3MP Sensor, Acros Simulation

Fujifilm has made a metric ton of announcements today, and along with the others, we have ourselves the long awaited X100 update, the newly minted Fujifilm X100F. Beyond the X-T line of cameras, probably the most popular line of Fujifilm’s digital cameras is the X100 series, and since Fujifilm unveiled their latest X-Trans sensor technology last year photographers have been clamoring for an updated X100 with the new tech. Continue reading…

Fujifilm’s X-Series, What To Expect Over the Next Year

Ok, so the X-T2 is out, Photokina is over, and the GFX line is all everyone is talking about. But if we live in reality, most of us know that we likely won’t be upgrading to the new GFX line for financial reasons, so let’s take a minute and do a quick refresher on what to expect from Fujifilm in regards to the X-Series in the immediate to near future.

During our briefing with Fujifilm at Photokina the company shared the above screenshot, which mirrors what we had seen previously announced from Fujifilm in their last roadmap update.  Continue reading…

Cheap Photo Alert: 4 Days Left on Nikon’s Current Lens Savings!

Nikon’s latest lens savings are ending on Saturday, so there is only a little time left to save on some of that new glass that you have been keeping an eye on.

  1. Nikon FX 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6 VR (Save 90) – Deal
  2. Nikon FX 12-24mm F/4G (Save $315) – Deal
  3. Nikon FX 50mm F/1.8G (Save $43) – Deal
  4. Nikon DX 35mm F/1.8G (Save $33) – Deal
  5. Nikon DX 40mm F/2.8G Macro (Save $33) – Deal
  6. Nikon DX 10.5mm F/2.8G Fisheye (Save $175) – Deal
  7. Nikon DX 24-24mm F/4 IF-ED (Save $315) – Deal
  8. Nikon DX 17-55mm F/2.8G IF-ED (Save $300) – Deal
  9. Nikon 24-70mm F/2.8G (Save $100) – Deal
  10. You can find the rest of our Nikon listings over on the Nikon Deals Page.

Top Brand Deal Quick Links: CanonNikonSonyFujifilmTamronSigma 

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Under $1,000: Three Fujifilm Zoom Lenses for the Travel Photographer

Fujifilm’s X-Series of mirrorless cameras are a popular choice for photographers looking to downsize and lose the weight of their full DSLR kit. This also happens to make them popular cameras for travel photography – as well as street photography, and other situations where you still want great image quality but may not want to be lugging around a ton of camera weight. Today we are going to take a look at the top Fujifilm compatible lenses for travel photography that can be had for under $1000, so let’s jump into it.

Also be sure to check out our full guide to Fujifilm lenses.

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Bimal Ramdoyal’s Jaw Dropping Images of Iceland on Velvia

All images by Bimal Ramdoyal. Used with permission.

“I bought my first film camera and things took a different turn then.” says Bimal Ramdoyal; one of the photographers who embraces the analogue world of picture taking. “I fell in love with film.” Bimal started out with his Canon EOS- T1i and still shoots digital for his ‘safe’ shots, but the work he is known for is his film work. Amongst this body of images, we’ve fallen for Bimal’s images of Iceland shot on Velvia–which is as stunning as anything digital can produce.

We asked Bimal some questions about how he got into photography, what draws him to film, why he chooses velvia and of-course – which gear he is using to produce these incredible images.

For any of you interested in film in the slightest, this is a must read.

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Cheap Photo: 25% Off on These Nikon DSLRs and More Camera Deals

It’s hump day everyone! Here is to a couple more days of work and then another summer weekend.But before we get to that, we have the small matter of some killer savings and camera deals you are missing out on if you do not take a look at today’s cheap photo. We’ve got a highlight deal on the GH$, still one of the best 4K and most affordable 4K video options out right now, as well as some new additions to our third-party lens category.

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