The Pros and Cons of Mirrorless Cameras for Wildlife Photography

Are you ready to make the jump to mirrorless cameras? This is what you should know
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If you’re considering getting a new mirrorless camera to photograph wildlife, you’ve likely thought about the advantages and disadvantages of this type of system. Yes, DSLRs, which are gradually being phased out, have their pros and cons too, but with mirrorless becoming the new standard, it’s good to know what you may be getting into. Pro... Read more

Deal Alert: Tamron Offers Instant Rebates on 3 Popular Lenses

Save up to $100 on Tamron lenses for Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras
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Summer’s almost over but the summer deals on photo gear aren’t. Tamron USA announced a 7-day flash sale on three popular zoom lenses for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Tamron lens flash sale started yesterday and runs through Sunday, August 29th. Here’s a breakdown of the instant rebates on the Tamron lenses for Sony’s... Read more

Which Lens Is Best for Portraits? 35mm vs 50mm vs 85mm

Watch this comparison test using all three prime lenses
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Which lens should you buy for portrait photography? This is a frequent question for beginner photographers and one that portrait pro Julia Trotti tackles in the below video. In the clip, Trotti compares three prime lenses of different focal lengths to see which one is best for portraits: 35mm vs 50mm vs 85mm. In particular, she shoots with a Sony Zeiss... Read more
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The Top 3 Camera Backpacks in 2021

We picks our favorite photo packs: Good, Better, Best
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Like a lot of photographers out there, we’re always searching for the perfect photo backpack to schlep our camera gear in. And like a lot of photographers, every time we think we’ve found the ideal camera pack, another one comes along that strikes our fancy. Well, fortunately for Digital Photo readers, we get to test a lot of photo backpacks... Read more

Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG DN OS Hands-On Review

Imaging Resource field tests Sigma's just announced telephoto zoom lens
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Sigma just unveiled the new 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports lens for full-frame E-mount and L-mount mirrorless cameras. Designed for sports, wildlife and nature photography, the Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports goes on sale later this month for $1499. Our colleagues at Imaging Resource (Digital Photo‘s sister site), have already been... Read more

Friday Camera Deals: 5 Best Bargains on Photo Gear

Get these discounted prices on cameras and accessories now
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If you’re in the market for new camera gear, there’s no better time to buy than now with dozens of great deals on photo equipment from Amazon, B&H, and other retailers. But since we know your time is valuable, we’ve combed through all the deals, discounts, and rebates on cameras, lenses, and photo accessories and have picked our... Read more

Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC Hands-On Review

Imaging Resource field tests Tamron's new telephoto zoom for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras
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Announced in April 2021, the Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD lens ($1399) has been highly anticipated by wildlife and nature photographers who use Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. Our colleagues at Digital Photo‘s sister site, Imaging Resource, recently got their hands on this Tamron telephoto zoom for E-mount cameras and paired it with... Read more

The 6 Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 Deals for Photographers

Grab this discounted photo gear before it gets snapped up!
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If you’re like us, you’ve been hunting around Amazon today to find the best Prime Day Deals for cameras, lenses, and photo gear. Well, it can certainly get a bit confusing trying to figure out what is an actual Amazon Prime Day Deal and what is just a regular discount. Plus, there are many Prime Day Deals in the “Camera & Photo”... Read more

New Epson EcoTank Photo Printers Promise Lower Ink Costs

Epson ET-8500 and ET-8550 feature more economical, re-fillable ink tanks
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If you’re a photographer who feels like you’re spending more money on printer ink than you are on your groceries, Epson’s new EcoTank photo printers could be for you. Rather than use pricey cartridges that always seem to run out of ink quicker than you expect, the new Epson EcoTank Photo ET-8500 and EcoTank Photo ET-8550 feature more... Read more

Polaroid Go Is World’s Smallest Instant Camera

The tiny Go looks like a shrunken version of a classic Polaroid camera from the 1970s
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There’s something about tiny camera gear that is just, well, pretty cute. Remember the Rolleiflex MiniDigi? Or, more practically speaking, how about the DJI Mini drone or the pint-sized Lume Cube light? Not to mention, the coat-pocket-friendly Canon Selphy Square printer, which we reviewed a few months ago? Joining these Lilliputian photo products... Read more