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Nikon D750 vs Nikon D810: Are They Still Worth It in 2019?

Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash In this review, we will compare the Nikon D750 and Nikon D810, two full-frame cameras released by Nikon in 2014. In the year they were launched, these two models ...

What Kind of Camera Strap is Right for You?

... MoneyMaker Solo. I’ve had a MoneyMaker harness for years, and the comfort and functionality it provides has been unmatched. I can carry my Nikon Z7 with a 24-70mm lens on one side and my Nikon D850 ...

Advanced Landscape Photography Tips

... until your lens reaches infinity.   As you may or may not know from reading some of my other posts, I’ve been using the Nikon Z7 as my primary camera the last couple of months. In my Nikon Z7 review, ...

Canon EOS RP vs Nikon Z6

... primary specs and capabilities of the EOS RP in our Canon EOS RP review and did the same for the Nikon Z6 in our Nikon Z6 review. But in this article, we will compare these two cameras to see which one ...

Highest Paid Photographers of All Time

... from the amazing @worldpressphoto winner, @jbmoorephoto at the @annenbergspace at 7pm. Link to RSVP is in bio. @penguinpress @nikonusa #Nikonambassador A post shared by Lynsey Addario (@lynseyaddari ...

Best Used Cameras Under $100

... Brad Visser. Learn More: Best Replacement for a Kit Zoom Lens Which Canon 50mm Lens is the Best? Best Used Cameras Under $100: The Nikon D40 The Nikon D40 was introduced 13 years ago, b ...

Landscape Photography Myths Debunked

... though, and changed a lot. As you might already know, I used a Nikon D850 as my primary landscape camera for a couple of years, and it proved its ruggedness and dependability over and over and over again. ...

Magic Lantern: Canon Firmware Upgrade

... nal temperature of the camera, and much more. Magic Lantern also has companion software that enhances Nikon cameras, Panasonic cameras, Sony Cameras, and more. Get access to that here. Learn More:  ...

Panasonic GH5 Review

... s on the market, period. And that’s coming from a lifelong Nikon guy! I get that the Panasonic GH5 isn’t for everyone. But if you want a truly epic camera that has all the tools you need to create detaile ...

Landscape Photography: 5 Underrated Ways to Improve Your Photos

...  There are many Canon telephoto lenses, Nikon telephoto lenses, Sigma telephoto lenses, and you can even get a telephoto lens for iPhone, so it’s not like there isn’t a huge selection of lenses that you ...

Sony a7R III vs Panasonic GH5 Comparison

... noise than even the Nikon D850. Again, the GH5 holds its own here. You get excellent dynamic range at base SEO, and even when I’ve pushed the ISO upward, there has been a more than acceptable level of ...

How to Use a Speedlight for Outdoor Portraits

... for Nikon, or something in between, Paul's Photo has a great selection of flashes, modifiers, light stands, and more. Speedlight vs Monolight  photo by Vladimir Vladimirov via iStock If you’re no ...

Best Camera Stores: 15 Best Places to Buy a Camera

...  If I buy from a retailer in California, I have to pay sales tax. That can add up to a pretty penny if you’re buying something like a Nikon Z7. In some cases, you can avoid paying sales tax, depending on ...

Travel Photography With the Nikon Z7

I’ve taken a number of trips in recent months - Norway, Russia, and Turkey - and each time, I took my Nikon Z7 with me (and a Sony a6400 for video purposes).  Since my normal routine with the Z7 is ...

Nikon Z7 Landscape Photography Workhorse

  If you’ve followed our recent articles on the Nikon Z7, you know that I’ve had one for a while now and that I’ve been testing it in all sorts of situations and scenarios. But those of you that know ...

SD Card Buying Guide: 11 Best of 2019

... mal SD cards. In fact, many older professional-grade DSLRs (like the Nikon D810) have a CF card slot, though now many professional cameras are incorporating slots for XQD cards (discussed below). XQ ...

Bad Photography Advice You Need to Ignore

... this very lens (which costs about $125.00 brand-new, by the way. The same goes for 50mm f/1.8 lenses from Nikon, Sony, and other camera brands. When it comes to lenses, yes, the spendy ones will outperform ...

Nikon D3300 Review

photo by anilbolukbas via iStock If you are looking for entry-level cameras, don’t forget about Nikon D3300. This camera was launched five years ago, but it still has a lot to offer to people who ...

This New Portrait Lens Might Be a Game-Changer

... in the video above by Matt Granger. Learn More: 3 Lenses Every Photographer Should Have in Their Camera Bag  Cheap Nikon Lenses That Offer Amazing Image Quality  Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di ...

What is Photography?

... s two must-haves: A camera (duh). Both DSLRs (like the Nikon D850) and mirrorless cameras (like the Sony a7R III) have their advantages and disadvantages. But common traits between them include la ...

DSLR vs Mirrorless: Why DSLRs are Still King

... Canon and Nikon were the most popular DSLRs, with the Canon 5D Mark IV being used for six of the winning images, the Canon 5D Mark III being used for five, and the Canon EOS 1DX Mark II being used for ...

Nikon D3400 Review

The Nikon D3400 is one of the best DSLR cameras on the market for those who are making their first steps in becoming a photographer.  This model is great for beginners because it has a Guide Mode ...

Nikon Z7 vs Canon EOS R

Nikon and Canon finally got into the mirrorless game in earnest last fall, and so far, both the Z7 and EOS R have gotten rave reviews. For most of us, these cameras represent upgrade possibilities ...

Best Bargain Full Frame Cameras

  Photo by Suganth on Unsplash If you want to upgrade your camera from a crop sensor to a full frame, it might cost a lot less than you might think. Sure, some full frame rigs like the Nikon D850 ...

DNG File vs RAW File

... and dynamic range than JPEGs and other file formats. Of course, RAW files are proprietary, so every camera manufacturer has their own special kind of RAW file (i.e., for Canon, it's CR2, for Nikon, it's ...

Best Entry-Level DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras of 2019

... dibly versatile for stills and video, is small and lightweight, and with its big f/1.8 aperture, it's great for low-light shooting as well. Top DSLR Camera for Beginners: Nikon D3500 If the Nikon envi ...

2019 Top Cameras for Vlogging

... cameras, you can future-proof your kit with lenses that will work with a full frame rig, should you upgrade to one in the future. Runner-Up DSLR for Vlogging: Nikon D5600  Like the EOS 77D, the D ...

Nikon Z6 vs Z7: Deciding Which is Best for Your Needs

I think we can all agree that Nikon knocked it out of the park with their Z6 and Z7 cameras. I've field tested both of these rigs and found them to have many similarities, yet enough differences tha ...

11 Things You Need to Know When Considering the Nikon Z7

By most accounts, the Nikon Z7 has been a smash hit with Nikon shooters (and plenty of others, too). It’s packed full of incredible features and has racked up some excellent performances on crucial ...

Canon Rebel SL3 Review

... Get an answer to this question in the video above by CanonUSA. Learn More: Adorama Review Nikon Z6 Review Canon Rebel SL3 – Design and Connectivity The Canon Rebel SL3 weighs only 15.84 ...

Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III

Mirrorless cameras are king right now, and for Nikon and Sony, their Z7 and a7R III cameras represent the pinnacle of performance.  These cameras have plenty in common, too… Both sport high-resolution ...

Best Still Cameras for Dynamic Range

... clude medium format cameras. Note: The dynamic range values listed for each camera are based on DXOMark's testing. Nikon D850 Dynamic Range 14.8 stops EV at ISO 64 Price: $3,296.95 (body only) ...

Top Accessories for Nikon Z7

Photo by Beboy_ltd via iStock I recently picked up a Nikon Z7 and have had a lot of fun shooting stills and video with it. I offered up my Nikon Z7 hands-on review a couple of weeks ago, but today ...

Getting to Know the Nikon Z-Mount Lens Lineup

Though it took Nikon forever to get into the mirrorless camera game, if you ask me, the wait was worth it. I have a Nikon Z7 in my camera bag, and I’ve had the opportunity to shoot with a Z6 as well. ...

Best Used Nikon Prime Lenses

Photo by FilterGrade on Unsplash Over its long and storied history, Nikon has put out some absolutely incredible prime lenses. And with their ever-expanding lineup, it can be difficult to decipher ...

The Best Replacement for a Kit Zoom Lens

...  As a result, Nikon, Canon, Sony, and other major brands offer 24-70mm lenses with fantastic build quality and extensive features that make using them a joy. The Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR shown ...