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Brett Day is the Gear Editor at The Phoblographer and has been a photographer for as long as he can remember. Brett has his own photography business that focuses on corporate events and portraiture. In his spare time, Brett loves to practice landscape and wildlife photography. When he's not behind a camera, he's enjoying life with his wife and two kids, or he's playing video games, drinking coffee, and eating Cheetos.

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Samsung’s Self-Healing Sensors Are Exactly What We Need

Oh, Samsung. What could have been if you had stayed in the traditional camera market. Still, the South Korean giants have done alright for themselves since their last Mirrorless camera. In fact, they are making huge waves in the smartphone space with their camera tech. We’ve reported on several new sensors and other pieces of technology that they’re working on in the past. Now, we have word of a new self-healing sensor, which could solve some issues that currently plague all sensors if it works as intended. Head on past the break to find out more....
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Crème De La Crème: 35mm Primes That Will Mesmerize You

There aren’t many lenses out there that are more versatile than 35mm primes. These classic lenses are great for portraits, weddings, events, food photography, photojournalism, documentarians, landscape, and so much more. While most 35mm lenses hit the mark, some go above and beyond and will simply amaze you. In this roundup, we’re going to take a look at four 35mm primes that will not leave your camera once you attach them. They’re well built, have incredible optics, produce gorgeous colors and lovely bokeh. Check them out after the break....
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Top of the Crops! 4 Powerful APS-C Cameras Good Enough for Pro Use

One of the biggest questions in photography is, do you need a Full-Frame camera to be a professional? The answer is no. If you’re able to produce the goods and get paid for them regularly, then you’re a pro. The type of camera you use plays no part in whether you’re professional or not. Many will still tell you that you need a Full-Frame camera to get the most features. Well, this used to be the case, but it’s not anymore. Today’s APS-C cameras are packed with the same features that their Full-Frame brothers have. You’ll find IBIS, powerful sensors, incredible autofocus systems, dual card slots, and more. You’ll often find them at more affordable prices too. If you like the idea of having extra reach from a crop sensor camera for your work, check out these four APS-C cameras that are good enough for professional use....
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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Shows You How Dumb Megapixel Wars Are

The Megapixel wars that started back in the early 2000s with the rise of digital cameras are still raging today. While many photographers clamor for more Megapixels (because more is better, right?), some know that Megapixels aren’t everything. Some of those folks include the brains at NASA and CNES (the French space agency). The Perseverance rover that touched down on the red planet last month has already beamed back stunning, detail-filled images that have stunned the world. What might surprise you, though, is that the camera used has a Megapixel count in the single digits. Find out more about the rover’s camera after the break....
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There’s A $300 Discount on the Great Panasonic Lumix S5! $1,697.99!

If you’re looking for a Full-Frame Mirrorless camera and want a bargain, have we got a deal for you. The new Panasonic S5 has just gone on sale. There’s a $300 discount on the body only (It’s just $1,697.99) and a $300 discount on the body with the 20-60mm kit lens ($1,997.99). We think that the Panasonic Lumix s5 is the bee’s knees when it comes to Full-Frame L mount Panasonic cameras. Find out more about this camera and the sale after the break....
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Cameras on Sale: Start Creating on the Cheap and Never Look Back!

Spring is one of the best times of the year to get outside and create. If you dusted off your old camera and have decided it’s time for a new one, you need to see these deals. The Canon M50 with a kit lens is just $599! The Nikon Z50 is only $829 and just $1,196.95 with two Z mount lenses! What a bargain! There are tons of deals on Panasonic cameras well. The Micro Four Thirds G9. It’s just $997.99, and the G7 with two lenses, yes, two lenses, is only $497.99! Head on past the break to see all of the cameras on sale....
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These Are the Best Camera Bags for Photographers Who Love to Hike

Getting into the great outdoors is always special, and there are always so many picture opportunities. But how do you decide what gear to take with you? Do you take wide-angle zooms or telephoto lenses? Perhaps you want to take primes and nothing else. Do you take a tripod or leave the space for something else? There’s a lot to decide. However, what if there were camera bags out there that let you take it all and keep you comfortable? Well, there are. Thankfully, you don’t have to make compromises when it comes to your gear. Not only will the bags in this roundup let you take it all and keep you comfortable, but they’ll also protect your gear from the elements. Check out our favorite camera bags for hiking after the break. ...
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The Best Sony Lens Guide On the Web Just Got Even Better

Sony users are truly blessed when it comes to the number of lenses they get to choose from. Sony has worked hard to build up its E Mount platform over the last few years. They have also worked diligently with third-party manufacturers like Zeiss, Rokinon, Tokina, Samyang, and Tamron. There are high-end lenses that will satisfy the hardiest of photographers. Then, there are much more affordable options, which make the E mount platform accessible. Over the years, we’ve worked hard to provide real-world reviews on all of these lenses. We do this so that you can make better purchasing decisions, and we aim to continue doing that. We’re happy to say that we’ve just completed a massive update to our Full Frame Sony lens guide. No fewer than 14 lenses have been added to it. Head past the break for more details....
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On Sale: Stimulate Your Creativity (and Save) With These Olympus Lenses

Are you in need of some new lenses for your Micro Four Thirds cameras? Do you want to stay on the right side of the bank manager (or spouse)? If so, you need to see the deals on these Olympus lenses. The sale includes some of Olympus’s most popular lenses for the M4/3 platform. You can pick up the excellent Olympus 25mm f1.8 for just $299. The 17mm f1.2 Pro can be yours for only $1,149, and the brilliant 8mm f1.8 Fisheye Pro is only $899.99. There are zooms on sale too. The Olympus 14-150mm f4-5.6 II is just $499! There are even more bargains listed in here too! See the rest after the break....
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Guide: The Best Weather-Sealed Photography Gear For All Photographers

Weather sealing and weatherproofing are becoming more important in the camera industry now. In an age where smartphones generally carry IP ratings, items like cameras and lenses often fall short. This is starting to change, though. If you’re a photographer who loves being outside in all sorts of weather but you just aren’t sure what weather-sealed cameras and lenses to buy, this guide is for you. We’ll also look at some camera bags too. So, sit back with your favorite beverage and find out what you need to look for before you spend your hard-earned money....
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These 5 Weather-Sealed Cameras Went Through Hell and Never Flinched

If your photography takes you outside into everything that Mother Nature can throw at you, you need a camera that can stand up to that. Mirrorless cameras for a long time were never as durable or as rugged as DSLRs. However, this has all changed now. Some Mirrorless cameras on the market are even tougher than their DSLR counterparts, thanks to IP ratings and more advanced manufacturing techniques. All of the cameras listed in this roundup have been put through hell by the reviews team. If you need a tough, rugged Mirrorless camera for your work, these are the ones you need to look at....
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Eco-Friendly, Sturdy, and Stylish: Gitzo Légende Tripod Review

In a world full of IBIS and lens stabilization, tripods are quickly beginning to fade away. However, having said that, there’s still a place for trusty tripods in our lives. If you’re a landscape or astrophotographer, tripods are essential. Macro photographers, product photographers, and studio shooters rely on tripods too. Picking a tripod is a pretty serious business. At the end of the day, you’re placing your expensive camera and lenses on it. So, you need to be able to trust it. We’ve had our hands on the new Gitzo Légende tripod for a little while now. Is it one that you should be fluttering your eyelids at, or should you walk away? Find out in our full review....
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Popular Cameras: Sony’s a7 III Is Still the One to Beat

Can you believe a quarter of 2021 has already passed? There’s already so much going on this year. On top of the ongoing pandemic, we are now in the midst of an electronics shortage, and yes, that includes cameras. Still, you, our readers, are busy adding what you can to your collections. At the end of every month, we take a quick look at the most popular cameras among our readers. How do we decide which cameras are the most popular? We look at our sales data to see which cameras have sold the most. This month, Sony reigns supreme thanks to the camera that just keeps on giving. The Sony a7 III. There are, however, a few surprise inclusions in the list this month. Find out what were the most popular cameras for March were after the break....
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Great Deals: Stock Up on Photography Accessories Before They Vanish

We all know how difficult it is right now to find many items in stock. Cameras, lenses, and even other photography accessories are being hit by the supply chain crunch. However, you can still find good deals on camera bags, tripods, and SD cards. How much longer they’ll be readily available is anyone’s guess. So, now is a good time to stock up and save. You can get a Lexar UHS-II 128GB SD Card for just $37.23! Sony’s Tough G series UHS-II 64GB card can be had for $99.99. Need a new camera bag? You can save $50 on the Domke F-X5B. It’s perfect for a fixed lens camera. You can even get your hands on a Vanguard tripod with a ball head for just $89.95. See all of the photography accessories that are on sale after the break....
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Popular Lenses: Tamron Continues to Shake Up the E Mount Market

It’s that time of the month where we look at the gear you, our readers, have been snapping up. This roundup will focus on the most popular lenses for March 2021. We’ve been seeing a trend over the last few months here at The Phoblographer. Photographers everywhere are going crazy for Tamron’s latest E mount lenses. This is really not surprising. The quality of their lenses has gone through the roof, and they have remained affordable. There are, of course, lenses from other manufacturers on the list too. So, lets, dive in and see the most popular lenses for March 2021....
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Apple Could Be Getting Into the Camera Game In A Unique Way

Apple is a company that likes to dip its hands into many different electronic markets. We all, of course, know about their smartphone empire, their computers, iPods, iPads, headphones, and even their much-speculated electric car. But what about cameras and other items that use them? Apple has been making waves with their iPhone cameras for sure, but will they ever break into another market that utilizes cameras? The answer to that is yes, apparently. News of an augmented reality headset has been floating around for a little while now. While it might not be a camera announcement we have been looking for, it’s still pretty cool. Let’s talk about this after the break....
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A Curved Sensor Could Make This 70mm Canon Lens Tiny

We love finding out about new sensors just as much as you do. However, new types of sensors have been hard to come by. Sure, Sony is killing it with their stacked sensors, but there needs to be a big leap technologically. There has been plenty of speculation about global shutters. These would be very cool. Still, recently there has been a lot of noise about curved sensors. Curved sensors would drastically reduce the size of lenses as they would allow for much simpler lens designs. Speaking of lens designs, Canon just filed a patent for a new lens. That’s doesn’t sound too exciting. However, this lens is designed for a curved sensor. Let’s talk about it after the break....
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Can You Even Autofocus, Bro? The Sigma Fp L Has Big Things To Prove

Sigma turned heads last year when they launched the Sigma Fp. An incredibly tiny, 24 Megapixel modular camera that was geared more towards videographers than photographers. Still, we took it for a spin. We found that while the camera was trying to be innovative, it still struggled with autofocus. Autofocus has always been Sigma’s Achilles heel, and it has been the downfall of many of their cameras. Now, we find out (late, we might add) about the new 61 Megapixel Sigma Fp L. It’s the same small modular camera from before, but it has a beefed-up sensor. Sigma is also launching a new EVF to go alongside the camera. We’ve got all the details as well as an opinion about it for you after the break....
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Essentials Kit: A Great Setup For A New Portrait Photographer

Are you toying with the idea of becoming a portrait photographer? Are you unsure about the gear you might need to hit the ground running? Have no fear; we’re here to make things a little easier for you. If you want to know what camera, lens, and accessories you should look at before you start charging clients, this roundup is for you. Pick up any of the items listed after the break, and you’ll already be on the path to success. Check out some of our favorite items for beginner portrait photographers after the break....
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One of the Best: Leica APO Summicron 35mm F2 ASPH Review

The word innovator is thrown around a little too easily these days. Sure, lots of companies are creating lenses that we haven’t seen before. In the pursuit of perfection, though, many modern lenses produce sterile images that don’t stand out. Leica, though, has a habit of creating modern lenses made to modern standards they also retain qualities that make images produced with them stand out. The new Leica APO Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH is the latest prime lens to come out of Germany. We’ve had our hands on it for a few weeks now, and we have been putting it through a battery of real-world tests. Find out how it performs and if it’s worth the lofty price tag in our full review....
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On Sale: Thought-Provoking Photography Books That Will Open Your Eyes

We live in a fast-paced, hectic world where we’re always on the go. It can do the body and the mind good to slow down and relax. If, however, you still want to learn about the thing we love (photography), you might want to pick up a good photography book. You can grab Bruce Barnbaums The Art of Photography for just $40.75. The New Woman Behind the Camera is only $45.48, and Camera Lucida: Reflections On Photography is just $13.49! There are more deals on dozens of photography books that cover culture, and there are tutorial books too. See all the deals on photography books after the break....
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The G Stands for Good, Not Great: Sony 24mm F2.8 G Review

Lately, it seems as though every manufacturer is making small, relatively fast, and affordable 24mm prime lenses. Tamron released one not too long ago. It costs $199. Sigma has one in their new I-Series of lenses. It has a price tag of $549. Now, Sony has decided to release a new 24mm f2.8 prime in their G series of lenses with a price tag of $599. With an all-metal build, weather sealing, and an aperture ring, the Sony 24mm f2.8 G stands out a little from the rest. However, is it worth the premium price that they’re asking for it? Find out in our full review....
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Essential Kit: This Is A Great Setup For Astrophotography

There are many cameras, lenses, tripods, bags, and accessory options on the market today, and this can make things difficult. If you’re thinking about tackling astrophotography, but you aren’t sure where to start, this roundup will help. Here we will take a look at a kit that includes a camera, a lens, and three other accessories to help you start. Even if you already have a camera and need a suitable camera bag, this will help. Just need a new tripod? See which one we recommend. By the end of this roundup, you’ll know what gear to get to take on your astrophotography adventure....
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Artificial Intelligence Is Great, but Should It Affect Photographers Fees?

Artificial Intelligence, or AI for short, has come into the photography world with a vengeance. Not long ago, AI in cameras was limited to merely tracking an object. Now, AI in our cameras can detect and track the eyes of humans and animals. Some cameras have AI that can tell what animal or object you’re tracking. AI can help you focus stack in-camera. It can help create surreal long exposures and so much more. A photographer’s job has never been easier. We ask you this question. Since we’re doing less work, should we still charge as much for our services? Let’s talk about this after the break....
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These Easy To Use Lens Filters Will Make Your Images Pop!

We can sit and talk about which cameras are best for landscape photography all day. However, to get the very best out of them in challenging situations, you really need to use lens filters. Some lens filters will help you create gorgeous images in-camera by exposing them for both shadows and highlights. Other lens filters will help your camera capture images with colors that pop! Many photographers overlook filters, but they really should be a part of your kit. The lens filters we’ll look at after the break are relatively affordable. They’re also durable, and they’ll give you an edge when it comes to creating gorgeous landscape images....
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3 Sturdy Tripods That Will Help You Capture Stunning Milky Way Images

Astrophotography season is upon us in the northern hemisphere. Being out under the stars and capturing the beauty of the night sky is hard to beat. However, you have to be prepared. Having a great camera and lens combo is part of the gear equation. The other part is owning a sturdy, reliable tripod. When capturing Milky Way images, you’ll be shooting long exposures. This is where sturdy tripods come into play. You’ll need a tripod that is tough, durable, stable, and easy to use in dark scenarios. The sturdy tripods we have rounded up after the break will serve any photographer well....
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4 Great Sony E Mount APS-C Lenses For Every Photographer

It has taken quite some time for dedicated APS-C lenses for Sony E Mount cameras to emerge. Fortunately, the wait has been worth it for those who shoot with the capable crop sensor cameras. No matter what genres of photography you shoot, you can get lenses that will suit your style. The APS-C lenses we’ve featured here are affordable, reliable, well built, and all produce stunningly sharp images. If you want to expand your library of E Mount APS-C lenses, check out four of our favorites after the break....
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Save on New and Renewed Nikon Z Gear While You Can!

If you’re looking for new and/or renewed gear in the flavor of Nikon Z, you’ll like this Cheap Photo. We have found deals on both Nikon Z cameras and lenses. You can grab the Nikon Z 50 with a lens for just $896.95! A renewed Full-Frame Nikon Z 5 with a 24-50m lens is only $1,279.95! That’s a big saving of $317! A Nikon Z 6 with the 24-70mm f4 is just $1,989 renewed too. You can also save on both new and renewed Zikon Z lenses like the NIKKOR Z 20mm f1.8 that’s just $749! See all of the deals on gear from team yellow after the break....
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Check Out These Big M4/3 Lens Deals From Olympus and Panasonic

Sales on lenses are starting to heat up as we head into spring. Today we’re bringing you some of the hottest lens deals for Micro Four Thirds/ The excellent Olympus 25mm f1.8 is just $299, and the fantastic Olympus 45mm f1.8 is only $299. One of Olympus’s bokeh kings is also on sale. The 75mm f1.8 is only $799. There are even Olympus pro lenses like the 17mm f1.2 Pro and the 45mm f1.2 Pro, both have discounts of $150 or more. Then there are lens deals from Panasonic as well. The versatile Panasonic 12-60mm f2.8-4 can be yours for only $897.99. Panasonic’s 25mm f1.7 is only $147.99, and the Panasonic 100-400mm f4-6.3 is just $1,597.99! Check out all of the Micro Four Thirds lens deals here....
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Add Drama and Flair to Your Images Easily: Boris FX Optics Review

There are dozens of photo editing suites on the market right now. Apart from Luminar, which offers AI editing features, the rest are just basic editors that allow you to change exposure values, remove blemishes, crop, and so on. Optics, from Boris FX, is different. While you can indeed make basic changes like this, the Boris FX Optics package is more about adding flair and drama to your images through effects such as lightning, shadows, fog, stars, and more. We’ve had a short time to get to play with the Boris FX Optics suite. Is it right for you? Find out in our review....
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A Great Sony Alpha Companion Device: Sony Xperia 1 II Review

Smartphone cameras have come a really long way in a small amount of time. Most reach for an iPhone or a Samsung device. However, you have other options. Sony makes smartphones too. Sony’s Xperia line of phones has been around for a while, but they tend to fly under the radar. However, they have a unique product in the Sony Xperia 1 II that we think photographers might like. The Xperia 1 II takes smartphone photography and mashes it together with tech found in Sony’s Alpha line of cameras like human and animal eye autofocus. This all sounds great, but how does the camera perform in the real-world? Find out in our full review....
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March Madness: Save Big on Sony Lenses and Cameras While You Can!

There are currently some killer deals on Sony lenses and cameras. Don’t believe us? Check out these prices. The Sony 24-105mm f4 is just $1,198. That’s $200 off! The fantastic 35mm f1.8 can be yours for only $698! A renewed Sony 24-70mm f2.8 GM is a bargain at just $1,698. The classic Sony Nifty 50 f1.8 is also a steal at $198! Need a super-telephoto for wildlife and birding? The Sony 200-600mm can be picked up for only $1,998! You can also save on the Sony a7 III ($1,698), the a7r IV ($2,998), and the a7r II ($1,598). There are more Sony lenses and cameras on sale too! We have all the deals for you after the break....
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Get Great Deals on Tamron E Mount Glass During This Flash Sale!

If you’re looking to add some incredibly great glass to your Sony E mount library, and you don’t want to break the bank, read on. Tamron has a new flash sale that will last just two weeks. The sale includes some of their most popular zoom lenses for the Sony platform. You can pick up the excellent Tamron 17-28 f2.8 Di III RXD for just $799. The versatile 28-200mm f2.8-5.6 is only $649! These are just a couple of the stunning deals on Tamron lenses. You can see the rest after the break....
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Big News! The PPA and Pixsy Have Partnered to Fight Image Theft

Hopefully, you’ve never been a victim of image theft before. It’s a horrible ordeal to go through, and in many cases, it can be hard to win any case you might have. Especially if your images are not copyrighted. Sharing on social media has just made the problem worse because it’s just so easy for others to take your work. However, now that the PPA (The Professional Photographers of America) has joined forces with Pixsy, it’s easier than ever to take the fight back to those who rip us off. Find out all the partnership details and how you can become a part of this after the break....
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If It’s Real, Portrait Photogs Will Love This Nikon 100mm F1.4 Lens

Nikon is in somewhat of a resurgence of late. We went for what seemed to be a forever without hearing a peep out of team yellow. However, that has all changed recently. We’ve heard speculation about new cameras, and we’ve see Nikon’s in-house sensors. We have also seen lots of patents for new lenses. Today, we have another patent for a new Nikon Z mount lens that will undoubtedly please Z mount portrait photographers. A Nikon 100mm f1.4. These are exciting times indeed. After the break, we’ll take a quick look at the lens and will see where it could fit into the current lens lineup/...
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Astrophotography Basics That Will Serve Newcomers Well This Season

Have you ever wanted to capture stunning pictures of the night sky but weren’t really sure what you need to do? If so, this beginner’s guide to astrophotography is for you. This quick guide will look at astrophotography basics and cover things such as camera settings and the 500 rule. We’ll also take a quick look at how to plan your shoot and how to stack images. So, if you’re ready to try your hand at astrophotography, head on past the break....
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5 Affordable Lenses That Are Perfect for Spring Landscape Photography

I absolutely love this time of year for photography. Spring is upon us, and that means flowers will be blooming. The landscapes around us are about to change drastically. It’s this reason that many decide to pick up a camera. When it comes to landscape photography, you don’t need a super expensive, ultra-fast lens. You can actually pick up more affordable options with slower apertures. Landscape photography is about slowing down. When I say this, I mean slowing yourself down so you can enjoy the views and slowing down your aperture. You need Smaller apertures to get more in focus during landscape photography. The lenses we’ve rounded up after the break are perfect for those new to the genre. You’re going to get sharp lenses that produce gorgeous colors. Best of all, they won’t make your wallet cry. See our picks for the best affordable landscape photography lenses after the break. ...
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We Haven’t Seen Lens Deals as Big as These in a Long Time

Upgrading your camera is one thing. However, if you really want to see a difference in your images, you need new lenses. There are some incredible lens deals from Sigma and Tamron right here. Tamron’s weather-sealed f2.8 primes for Sony E mount are ridiculously affordable. The 20mm f2.8 is just $249, the 24mm f2.8 is $199, and the 35mm f2.8 is only $199. There are even deals on Tamron lenses for DSLRs. Sigma has lens deals currently as well. The Sigma 16mm f1.4 is down to just $368.79 (Sony E mount). The Sigma 35mm f1.4 for Canon EF mount is just $689! If you’re a birder and shoot with Nikon F mount cameras, grab the Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary for only $829! You could even adapt it to Nikon Z mount cameras! There are many more lens deals after the break....
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These Cameras Make Action and Sports Photography Easy for Everyone

Sports and action photography have been hard to master for many. Being able to anticipate the action and keep subjects in focus can be very challenging. These photography genres are now easier than ever, though, thanks to Mirrorless cameras and their autofocus systems. Now, you can rely on your camera to lock on and track subjects without missing a beat. You’d think you would have to spend big sums of money to get these cameras. Well, you can, but don’t have to. After the break, we will look at three cameras at various price points that make action and sports photography easy....
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3 Fast Lenses That Make Astrophotography Landscapes Easy

Astrophotography season is right around the corner here in the Northern Hemisphere. There’s nothing quite like being able to stand out under a starry sky capturing the Milky Way in all its glory. Fortunately, some fantastic fast lenses can make the process easy. All of the lenses we have listed after the break offer fast apertures. They all handle coma very well, and they are ridiculously fast. If you want to capture the night sky easily this astrophotography season, these three lenses should all be on your shopping list....
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3 Great Robust Workhorse Cameras For Documentary Photography

A documentarian’s job can be tough at the best of times. You never know where you might be or what the weather will be doing when you get there. It’s these reasons that make it absolutely necessary to have a camera that can stand up to high levels of abuse. Luckily for us, there are a number of robust cameras on the market today that can stand up to bumps, bangs, and the weather. These cameras boast excellent sensors, fast autofocus systems, and features that will make documentary photography easy. What’s even better is that a lot of these cameras won’t completely destroy the bank. That’s definitely the case for the cameras we have listed after the break. ...
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Affordable Flexibility: Hybrid Cameras Perfect for New Content Creators

The world of content creation has gone through a massive change over the last few years. The cameras we use are now capable of helping creators make stunning images and wonderful videos. Not long ago, a camera that could help do both of these things would cost a small fortune. However, times have changed. For around $1,000, you can now get hybrid cameras with incredible sensors that can pump out 4K video and detail-rich stills. So, if you’re a photographer who also wants to break into videography, or vice-versa as well, this roundup is for you. After the break, we will share a few hybrid cameras with you that won’t anger your wallet and that won’t leave you wishing for more....
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Save on Photography Books, Learn New Skills, and Profit!

Do you know when the best time to learn new things is? The answer is NOW. The great thing about learning is that you can do it from the comfort of your home with books. Learn all about posing with Lindsay Adler for only $23.99. Scott Kelby can teach you all about landscape photography for $27.03. Do you want to learn about bird photography? You can for just $22. Maybe the world of Infrared photography interests you. You can learn about it for only $32.48! If you’d like to learn about the history and culture of photography. You can do that too! The World History of Photography 5th Edition is just $60! Photography changes everything can be yours for only $26.99. There are Photography books here for everyone. See all of the deals after the break....
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Nikon Has Filed Patents for Some Weird, Yet Interesting Lenses

We have seen Nikon pop up in news-related posts quite a bit here recently. There have been some good news posts and some bad news articles as well. Today, we have another good news post for all Nikon fans out there. While the company is busy going through a huge organizational restructure, Nikon is still busy designing lenses. New patents suggest that three new lenses are being worked on, and they’re a little weird, to say the least. After the break, we’ll look at these new lenses and will talk about what we think Nikon is playing at....
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Super Stars: 3 Digital Cameras with Astrophotography in Their Blood

There are cameras out there that are designed to make specific genres of photography easy. There are cameras designed for wildlife, sports, portraiture, and more. Believe it or not, there are even cameras that are designed just for Astrophotography. Whether you like capturing the Milky Way, deep space objects, or star trails. These cameras will help you do all of those things with ease. If you’re ready to shoot the stars, check out these three incredible cameras....
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3 User Friendly Mirrorless Cameras That Make Photography Easy

Mirrorless cameras on the market today are capable of so many things thanks to the technology they pack. Many coming into Mirrorless cameras think that these handheld computers are more difficult to use than older DLSRs. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Advanced IBIS systems, cutting Edge autofocus systems, incredible ergonomics, and AI make these cameras pain-free. After the break, we have rounded up three of our favorite user friendly Mirrorless cameras that will make your life a whole lot easier....
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Camera Lenses That Focus Via Heat Are Here, and They’re Fascinating

Camera lenses are incredible. The amount of design and engineering that goes into them will blow your mind. All we see is the outer shell and the front and rear elements. However, inside is a complex work of art. Incredibly small tolerances and margins for error ensure your lens delivers razor-sharp images. It’s really no wonder some camera lenses cost as much as they do. Now, though, a new lens that obtains focus via heat transfer generated by lasers is here. No, this isn’t some far-fetched idea from a movie. This lens is real, and it’s here now. After the break, we’ll talk about this and what it could mean for the future of photography....
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Nikon and Sony Just Dropped Some Big Discounts On Mirrorless Cameras

Oh, man! March is off to a great start when it comes to discounts on Mirrorless cameras. Both Sony and Nikon have some stellar deals on the table. If you’re looking for a capable APS-C Mirrorless camera, the Nikon Z50 could be for you. A kit with a lens is just $896.95! The Full Frame Nikon Z6 also has a huge discount of $400! It’s just $1,596.95! Sony has some great deals on Mirrorless cameras too. The 42 Megapixel Sony a7r II is only $1,598. The a7 III is a bargain at $1,698, and the resolution powerhouse a7r IV is just $2,998. Check out all of the deals on Nikon and Sony Mirrorless cameras after the break....
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Truth Bomb: Cameras Aren’t to Blame for Poor Photos

We hear statements like, “That camera from (insert company here) is terrible. I tried it, and I couldn’t get a good photo from it, and I’ve been using cameras for decades.”, and “Those cameras are terrible in low light; they’re worthless.”, all the time, but the fact is that there is no such thing as a bad camera. Digital cameras, for over a decade now, have been more than capable of producing glorious images. Now, with improved sensor technology, advancements in autofocus systems, and even AI, cameras are more powerful than ever before, yet cameras still get blamed for poor images. Let’s talk about this and why you need to take responsibility for your pictures after the break....
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Small and Powerful: These Cameras are Perfect For Travel Photography

It has been a while since we’ve been able to talk about travel photography with any real meaning. The pandemic has stopped us in our tracks for a while now. Still, things do seem to be trending in the right direction. Hopefully, it will soon be safe to travel once again. With this in mind, perhaps it’s time for you to re-evaluate your travel photography gear. There have been many cameras released during the past year that are great for travel photography. The cameras we have rounded up here are all incredibly compact, but they’re mighty powerful. They’re all robust and can take a beating. These cameras have the latest and greatest autofocus systems and sensors that capture a ton of detail. Pair these travel photography cameras up with some lightweight primes, and you’ll have a perfect travel kit. Check out our five favorite cameras for travel photography after the break....
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