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What Camera or Drone Should I Buy?

The list below is updated more frequently than the video above. Starter Cameras:   Basic Starter Camera ($280 used): Canon T3   Better Starter Camera ($500): Nikon D5300    Better Travel Camera ($500): Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II   Landscape Cameras: Good ($550): Sony a6000   Better ($1,400): Nikon D5500 & Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8    Great […]

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Sony 85mm f/1.4 G-Master Review & Sample Photos

We’ll have a full video coming soon, but in the meantime, here’s a quick review after spending three days with the $1,800 Sony FE 85mm f1/4 GM, with sample pictures. Sharpness First, sharpness isn’t a concern here. It’s impressively sharp. That’s not something I would normally say unless I’d compared it side-by-side to the competition to, […]

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How to Research Lenses Online Before Buying

It’s nice when you have several choices for a given lens, but it can be really hard to choose the right one. For example, most wildlife and sports photographers start with a 70-300mm f/4-f/5.6 lens. But, Canon and Nikon each make several different varieties, and third-parties (including Sigma and Tamron) make their versions, too. While nothing […]

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