Gear Talk

GFX100 II + 55mm F1.7 - First Photoshoot

Featured Thursday, 28 September 2023 09:56

New flagship is better in almost every way - and 25% cheaper!

135mm Plena - The Worlds Best Portrait Lens ?

Featured Wednesday, 27 September 2023 00:35

Absolutely Stunning Optical Performance!

The Best Value Full Frame Mirrorless - Nikon Zf

Featured Thursday, 21 September 2023 13:49

At $2000 the Zf offers amazing value, and it easily the best value Z mirrorless camera - IF 24.5mp works for you!

Nikon Zf - a $2000 powerhouse!

Wednesday, 20 September 2023 02:01

A genuinely impressive camera, and a win for film lovers.

Smaller, lighter and cheaper - the Sigma is putting up a good fight.

GFX Buying Guide - 2023 Edition

Featured Tuesday, 29 August 2023 10:05

5 groundbreaking Fujifilm cameras - which GFX should you choose?

Best Prime lens for Street Photography

Featured Tuesday, 22 August 2023 08:04

Size, weight, image quality, AF - all important elements for Street Photography.

70-200mm Showdown

Featured Friday, 18 August 2023 02:55

Comparing 5 Telezooms for Nikkor Z Cameras

F1.2 Shootout! Nikon 85 1.2 Z vs 50 1.2 Z

Wednesday, 09 August 2023 08:37

Nikon's top f1.2 lenses compared!

$550 for an f1.2 portrait lens - too good to be true? Actually... no. It's great!

Nikon Zf Preview

Featured Tuesday, 01 August 2023 02:41

Future classic or another retro clunker??

Nikon FTZIII with AF Motor - Come on Nikon!!

Featured Sunday, 30 July 2023 13:31

It's time for Nikon to launch the FTZIII with built in AF motor to support AF-D and screw drive lenses.

Bargain Lens Review - 65mm f1.4 XCD | GFX

Thursday, 27 July 2023 11:59

$799 for a 65mm f1.4 medium format lens ? That's equivalent to 50mm f1.1 with full sensor coverage!

Nikon Z 70-180mm VS 70-200mm F2.8

Tuesday, 18 July 2023 12:04

How does the 70-180mm compare to the KING??

Half the price, 1/3 lighter, 85% of the range... with a few drawbacks.

My Fave modifier for studio portraiture!

Nikons top Z portrait lenses - head to head!

Most Filters SUCK! (These DON'T!)

Featured Sunday, 25 June 2023 04:05

So many filters ruin your image and cost a fortune...

Voigtlander NOKTON 75mm + Hasselblad X2D

Featured Sunday, 18 June 2023 13:11

Amazing value M Mount lens.

Nikon Z9 v4.0 - The BEST Keeps Getting Better!

Featured Tuesday, 13 June 2023 09:59

Firmware 4.0 clearly differentiates the Z9 from the Z8 - and leaves the competition for dead!

At this price point - nothing comes close!

Hasselblad X2D - HUGE UPDATE - Firmware V2.0.0

Featured Friday, 02 June 2023 10:42

Finally! Some major updates for the X2D are here.

Nikon Z7ii vs Z8 - PORTRAIT Shootout!

Featured Friday, 02 June 2023 10:39

Time to stop blaming the equipment

My final thoughts on the Nikon Z8

Nikon Z8 - 7 Disappointments

Featured Thursday, 18 May 2023 11:19

The Z8 is an impressive machine - I may buy one - but nothing is perfect...

Nikon Z8 vs Z9 - Buffer, Speed and Action testing

Featured Friday, 12 May 2023 11:02

No - the Z8 is NOT as fast as the Z9...

Nikon Z8 vs D850 - Portrait Shootout!

Featured Thursday, 11 May 2023 11:37

Nikon are promoting the Z8 as a D850 replacement - Does it live up to the title??

Nikon Z8 - The Best just got Smaller

Featured Wednesday, 10 May 2023 06:52

After almost 18 months wait, The Z8 is finally here. And it really is a mini Z9...

Not another Mirrorless VS DSLR video.... well kind of.

Not another Mirrorless VS DSLR video.... well kind of.

Nikon Z8 - What to Expect

Featured Wednesday, 19 April 2023 09:26

11 Features I want to see in the Z8.

The ULTIMATE Nikon Portrait Prime Lens

Featured Tuesday, 28 March 2023 13:35

50mm f1.2 vs 85mm f1.2 vs 105mm f1.4 vs 200mm f2!

Nikkor 85mm f1.2Z - Worth the price, size & weight??

Featured Thursday, 23 March 2023 14:31

New king of portrait lenses?

Best Value RGB LED Light Tubes? GVM Unboxing

Featured Tuesday, 14 March 2023 11:40

In this unboxing and demo I will demonstrate the different light modes they offer and share my first impressions.

A week with the Nikon 28ti

Featured Tuesday, 07 March 2023 13:10

It's been a while - but it felt great to shoot film again!

Did we really need this lens when we have the great 28mm f2.8 already?

Sony a7R V - Full Review - NOT WHAT I WAS EXPECTING!!

Featured Friday, 17 February 2023 11:19

The new king of Sony's High Res system. But the Raw size options produce some surprising results!

Fujifilm X-T5 - Fun but disappointing...

Tuesday, 14 February 2023 02:43

A great, but flawed release.

Nikon Z 24-120mm f/4 S Lens Review

Featured Monday, 06 February 2023 21:27

Ultimate all-in-one lens.

Best Nikon Telephoto Lenses Compared

Featured Monday, 23 January 2023 13:20

6 of the best - head to head at a tennis match.

Canon R6ii - Simply The BEST Camera under $2,500

Featured Thursday, 19 January 2023 04:28

Having shot with the R6ii for several weeks I can say it is easily my favourite full frame mirrorless under $2,500 - I would take it over the Sony A7IV or the Nikon Z6ii.

My Entire 2023 Pro Kit (8 Cameras and 19 Lenses)

Featured Wednesday, 11 January 2023 09:31

8 Cameras and 19 Lenses - What I own and HOW I use it.

Hasselblad Need New XCD Lenses... Testing the X2D 100C

Featured Monday, 09 January 2023 10:10

The X2D deserves more great lenses... Testing the 80mm f1.9 and 35-75mm zoom.

Nikon 85mm F1.2S Z Lens

Featured Thursday, 05 January 2023 10:06

I estimate 3lbs, $2800 and first samples out mid February.

10 Best Nikon Lenses of All Time

Featured Friday, 30 December 2022 10:35

My top 10 All Time Favourites!

Sony a7R5 - The ultimate Portrait Camera?

Thursday, 22 December 2022 14:37

First hands on impression with Steph & Matt

Weather Sealing my Camera for Iceland

Featured Friday, 02 December 2022 17:28

The Nikon Z9 has a major weather sealing flaw - Let's Fix it!

Sigma 18-50mm f2.8 FUJI X lens review

Featured Sunday, 13 November 2022 22:53

Sigmas first zoom for Fuji X Mount!

Designing the ULTIMATE CAMERA ?

Featured Tuesday, 08 November 2022 08:09

Combine That sensor, this EVF, Those ergonomics to make the Ultimate Camera!


Featured Thursday, 03 November 2022 11:49

My favorite Sony camera just got a big update.

Nikon's Best 600mm Prime is HERE!

Featured Wednesday, 02 November 2022 10:01

Incredibly expensive but exciting new release!

Canon R6ii - Reality Check... ?

Featured Wednesday, 02 November 2022 09:54

As always, there are a few reality checks needed to balance out the spec sheet...

The Best Value Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod

Featured Tuesday, 01 November 2022 10:49

Half the price and better quality!? ?

Z9 Firmware v3.0 is Here!

Featured Wednesday, 26 October 2022 04:03

The best just got even better.

Best lenses to adapt for MF Mirrorless

Featured Tuesday, 18 October 2022 13:20

Check out My top 3. 

F2.8 vs F4 Nikkor Zooms

Featured Monday, 17 October 2022 09:28

Size, weight, price VS Optical precision

EPIC IBIS! Game Changing Stabilization

Featured Sunday, 16 October 2022 01:50

Shooting high res stills hand held at 1+ seconds!? What is this Vodoo!?

WTH is Canon doing....?! (R1 R6ii & Lenses)

Featured Saturday, 15 October 2022 15:26

Help me make sense of this...

Size Matters! Medium Format VS Full Frame

Featured Friday, 14 October 2022 10:37

Is it time to upgrade to Medium Format??

BEST 24-70mm F2.8 Lens

Featured Friday, 14 October 2022 00:36

Six 24-70 lenses compared with sample files.

Tamron 70-300mm VS Nikkor 100-400mm

Featured Tuesday, 11 October 2022 12:42

Two super tele zooms for Nikon Z Mount Compared.

It's Finally Here! Z 70-300mm Tamron Tele.

Featured Thursday, 06 October 2022 13:46

This is HUGE news for Nikon Z shooters!

The Perfect Camera Backpack ? 8 Great Bags Compared

Featured Wednesday, 05 October 2022 12:28

8 of the best bags compared.

Fuji 100s vs Hasselblad X2D - 102mp Medium Format

Featured Saturday, 01 October 2022 14:36

Which camera reigns supreme?

BEST USB-C TB4 Hub / Dongle - What to buy??

Featured Friday, 09 September 2022 10:04

15 units compared

18K Unboxing - Our New Studio Cameras

Featured Tuesday, 30 August 2022 14:07

8K is for newbs....

Nikons Best Portrait Lenses? (MY Top 2)

Featured Wednesday, 17 August 2022 11:29

Join Felicia and I for a Typhoon Photoshoot!

Nikon's BEST SLR Tested! Movie Poster Challenge

Featured Wednesday, 03 August 2022 13:15

THIS is the BEST full frame on the market! Forget this Digital nonsense...

10 Reasons Why You Need a 50mm lens

Featured Thursday, 28 July 2022 07:43

Ever Photographer needs AT LEAST one 50mm prime!

D.I.Y. CF Express Type B Cards

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 09:36

The price difference is significant on paper, but is DIY a good option for you?

FUJIFILM X-H2S Reviewed - It's Red Hot! ?

Thursday, 21 July 2022 07:34

Testing out the 'Mini Z9' capabilities in real world tests.

Nikon Z30 - A Great VLOGGING Camera... Almost

Featured Thursday, 14 July 2022 10:59

Almost perfect... but not quite.

Over 25 cards tested!

Nikon Price Shock! 400mm S + Z30 Camera

Featured Tuesday, 05 July 2022 01:17

Surprise new Z30 Camera and 400mm f4.5 Price Reveal... ouch.

Nikon Z9 Field Tested - 6 Month Review

Featured Tuesday, 28 June 2022 10:45

6 month Field Tested Review of the Mighty Z9.

FujiFilm X-H2S - Has Fuji lost it's essence?

Featured Friday, 24 June 2022 09:00

Incredible Specs - but this has moved away from the Fuji I love and is more like a mini Sony...

Nikon 400mm f4.5 VR S - Hands On Preview

Featured Wednesday, 22 June 2022 03:26

400mm f4.5 - smaller, lighter.... better?

Full testing of this new portable Smoke Machine.

Cinematic Filter Comparison - 13 models compared

Featured Tuesday, 07 June 2022 11:48

Which look do you prefer?

A clever reinvention of a modern classic.

What's in my Bag - 2022 Iceland trip

Sunday, 15 May 2022 17:06

My Biggest Nikon Kit EVER!

SUPER TELE REVIEW - Nikon NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3

Featured Wednesday, 11 May 2022 01:54

1600mm portraits - why not!?

Z9 v2.0 - Pre-Release Capture Test & RAW Video Samples

Featured Tuesday, 19 April 2022 12:25

Testing the new features of Firmware v2.0

Convert your Film Camera to Digital!

Featured Monday, 11 April 2022 06:33

Capture Digital images on your film camera - it's finally here!

Gear doesn't matter = Bull$h1t! Having gear you love will make you a better photographer!

Canon R3 Field Tested (VS Nikon Z9)

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 14:56

Canon R3 field tested review (vs Nikon Z9)

The 400mm Z lens is the BEST Supertele Nikon has ever made!

Audemars Piguet 50th anniversary - K11 Hong Kong

Featured Tuesday, 15 March 2022 10:15

50th anniversary Royal Oaks, at the new AP House in TST Hong Kong.

Great news for all Mirrorless Photographers!

Canon R3 vs Nikon Z9 - Specs & first impressions

Featured Sunday, 20 February 2022 13:07

Canon R3, 70-200 & 50mm f1.2 side by side with the Z9 and lenses.

Nikon Z9 - The ULTIMATE Professional Camera

Featured Monday, 14 February 2022 12:00

Without question - the Nikon Z9 is the best camera Nikon has ever made, and the best camera on the market today... for me!

2021 M1 Max MacBook Pro Review (vs 2019 Intel)

Featured Monday, 14 February 2022 11:56

No competition - the 2021 is the ultimate creators laptop.

Nikon Z9 - Speed Test

Thursday, 27 January 2022 12:26

Firmware 1.11 tested for accurate results.

My 2022 Camera Kit (All Nikon)

Friday, 14 January 2022 03:59

Goodbye Sony - Here is my all Nikon camera kit.

I was wrong about the Nikon Z9 - Firmware 1.10

Saturday, 08 January 2022 09:31

I was wrong.

Nikon Z9 Firmware update 1.10 - 5 times more shots?!

Featured Saturday, 08 January 2022 09:24


Australian Wildlife!

A very Nikon Xmas ? ? #Z9

Featured Friday, 24 December 2021 23:53

Merry Nikon Xmas!!

Nikon Z 800mm PF & 28-75mm Lenses INCOMING

Featured Tuesday, 14 December 2021 11:38

This looks epic...

Setting up my newest Thunderbolt 3 Storage unit

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