Category: Gear Reviews

Nikon D3400

The Best DSLR Cameras Under $500 [Comparison]

Many aspiring photographers look at the price of a new DSLR with all the bells and whistles, and quickly decide this hobby is much too expensive to begin. The large amounts of technical sounding terms, additional equipment, and skill needed can be very intimidating. This article will detail some of the best DSLRs available to get anyone on a budget started in the photography world quickly and easily.

Sony a6000

Sony a6000: The Best-Selling Mirrorless Camera of All Time [Review]

With an MSRP of $598.00 with kit lens, the Sony a6000 is considered one of the best entry-level mirrorless cameras on the market. Mirrorless technology is still relatively new compared to the more familiar DSLRs that have been dominant for decades. In addition, the selection of bodies and lenses is noticeably smaller for the mirrorless line, but this is changing rapidly. The popularity of the a6000 silver brings into question the value, image quality, and ease of use for the average user looking to transition to the newer technology. Explore the Sony a6000 with Digital Camera Central below.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Is it Time for You to Upgrade to the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II? [Review]

  With an MSRP of $1,999.99, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a powerful new addition to the growing line of mirrorless cameras. These cameras are the first major break from the dominant DSLR line of professional grade digital cameras in years and the new system brings powerful new options to the photography world. Is the OMD EM1 Mark II worth the price and learning curve for those new to mirrorless cameras? We’ll help you determine the answer to that question in this review.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV: A Top-of-the-Line DSLR Camera [Review]

With an MSRP of $3,499 (body-only), the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is unquestionably a professional-grade camera. We believe the Mark IV also has plenty to offer the intermediate photographer looking to cross over into the big leagues as well. It boasts a gigantic range of features and in this article we will be exploring them in great detail.

Manfrotto BeFree Tripod

Why the Manfrotto BeFree Tripod is the Right Tripod for You [Review]

Typical uses for a tripod revolve around achieving a crisp image when your camera’s settings require a longer exposure.  For example, let’s say you want to use a low ISO setting when photographing a static object, and additionally a tight aperture for a fuller depth of field. In that case, unless you have studio lighting with strobes or continuous lamps, you have to employ a tripod. Simply put you can’t hold a camera still enough for a sharp image and a long exposure. The blurring may be apparent, or only show up after reviewing images on a computer, but it’s going to be there.

4k Ultra HD

Top 5 Digital Cameras that Shoot 4k Video [Comparison]

  4k digital cameras are taking the world by storm. You don’t need to be an expert to use one, but you certainly could be. This video resolution is generally defined as 4096 pixels x 2160 lines in the digital cinema realm. It is quickly becoming the standard for high-quality video content.  If you are on track to becoming the next Steven Spielberg, then find out which cameras can take you to the next level.