Gear Talk

This is an epic, $47,000 kit.... most of that is loaner gear.

Check out the iMac configuration tested at B&H Photo:

Check out Puget Systems PCs at

And my Eizo Monitor here:

Here is the MacBook Pro I compared:

Check out sample files at

See the Noctilux full specs at:
The 90mm f2 lens:
The SL Full frame Body:
& I am also taking the 24-90mm lens:

Best & Fastest SSD drives

Featured Tuesday, 03 April 2018 16:00

Drives shown:
Fastest tested -
Crazy fast new one (not tested) -
Fast raid: -
Great value SSD: -
Tiny SSD -
Giant thumbdrive -
Cheapest: -

3 ways to PERFECT the DJI Mavic

Featured Tuesday, 03 April 2018 15:53

My wishlist for 3 simple changes to the DJI Mavic Pro that I think would make it almost perfect.

CES 2018 - Walk through and Highlights

Featured Tuesday, 03 April 2018 15:51

Here is all the cool tech I linked to in the video:
Razer Phone:
Zeiss VR Headset:
DJI Osmo Mobile 2:
DJI Ronin-S Gimbal:
Ping Pong Bot:
Crazy Luggage:
HDMI 2.1:
NIKON 180-400mm f4:
Huawei Mate 10 Pro:

Is the EM10 m3 the BEST VALUE entry level mirror-less on the market? Let's take it to Nepal and test it out!

Build your own Premiere Pro Editing computer

Featured Wednesday, 07 February 2018 22:39

Tips to build your own editing system, and a walk through of my new 8K editing MONSTER!

Sony a7R3 - Best Camera of 2017

Featured Tuesday, 26 December 2017 23:41

Check out the sample files at:

The best Phone Cases - TESTED

Featured Tuesday, 26 December 2017 23:40


iMac Pro - Pricing and Specs (VS Custom PC)

Featured Monday, 18 December 2017 03:56

Is the iMac Pro really overpriced?? How much does a similar spec PC actually cost?

The Best of 2017 + Free Gear Guide

Featured Monday, 18 December 2017 03:56

Get the free Gear Guide at

ULTIMATE Image Quality - Hasselblad X1D + Zeiss Otus 85mm

Featured Monday, 18 December 2017 03:55

Pairing the amazing tonal and color range of thee X1D, and the contrast and resolution of the Otus 85mm..... WOW!

What's in my bag - EPIC Sony edition

Featured Thursday, 23 November 2017 16:06

Complete Kit for my upcoming trip to South America to film my final Field Tested review for 2017

Flash Trigger Range Test

Featured Wednesday, 13 September 2017 14:38

3 options - vastly different costs - with surprising results!

Hasselblad X1D Field Kit - Unboxing

Featured Tuesday, 12 September 2017 14:47

The Field Kit has Just hit the market -

Canon 85mm F1.4L m100 & 3 new tilt shift lenses

Featured Tuesday, 29 August 2017 18:48

Canon just dropped 6 hot new prodcuts.

Nikon D850 vs D810 - My pre-order is in!

Featured Thursday, 24 August 2017 03:54

My Pre-order is IN! New D850 run through - compared to the D810

Sony a9 Field Tested - NOT WHAT I WAS EXPECTING!!

Featured Thursday, 27 July 2017 16:12

Banding, Overheating and dead batteries? Or 1dx & D5 Killer?? The results of this Field Test genuinely surprised me.

Nikon D850 - Finally a D810 replacement

Featured Thursday, 27 July 2017 16:09

Check out the press release and other D850 talk at

The Best 2017 Ultrabook Laptop

Featured Thursday, 27 July 2017 16:08

What laptop do you use??

The ULTIMATE USB-C Hub / Dongle

Featured Thursday, 22 June 2017 01:24

We compare over 20 devices and show you which are fastest & most stable options for mobile and in office use.

2017 MacBook Pro Review - Should You Upgrade?

Featured Sunday, 18 June 2017 01:34

New Kaby Lake processors are here - does it mean much??

Dear Nikon...

Featured Monday, 08 May 2017 15:49

What would YOU like to see from Nikon?

Sony A9 - Is it a true Pro Option??

Featured Wednesday, 26 April 2017 04:51

CRAZY specs, dual cards, bigger batteries - is this everything Sony users have been asking for?

Fuji GFX new lenses and roadmap

Featured Wednesday, 19 April 2017 08:35

GREAT to see Fujifilm being open with customers about the roadmap.

8K - The Future of Video Resolution

Featured Tuesday, 18 April 2017 08:28

8K video is 4 times higher resolution than 4K and 16 times the size of 1080!

Nikon D7500 Preview (Vs D7200 & D500)

Featured Wednesday, 12 April 2017 19:52

WHO IS THIS CAMERA AIMED AT? Maybe VLOGGERS? Hikers wanting the lightest camera possible?

Hand Painted Photography Backdrops

Featured Tuesday, 28 March 2017 20:52

I just set up 3 unique hand painted backdrops from Gravity backdrops in Europe

Eliminating REVERB & ECHO (Echo... echo)

Featured Friday, 24 March 2017 03:45

Echo and Reverb are a BIG PAIN for filming. Today we overhaul the studio with some pretty cool acoustic panels to up our video and audio game!

Stylish Camera Messenger Bag - Buying Guide

Featured Thursday, 23 March 2017 03:55

Blackforest vs Artisan & Artist vs Lowepro... what should you be looking for?

FX vs DX - $6500 vs $2000 - the results are impressive!

Tamron 70-200 G2 - Bokeh & Close Focus test

Featured Tuesday, 21 February 2017 22:01

The New Tamron vs the Nikon 70-200mm and the 200mm F2!

Tamron G2 70-200mm f2.8 SP - HANDS ON

Featured Friday, 17 February 2017 00:30

Hands on with the new Tamron 70-200mm - includes loads of sample images.

Sony just announced a new 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS that is $1500 and T5.6!! & a 85mm f/1.8 that looks like a bargain!

Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 G2 - half price of the Nikkor!

Featured Tuesday, 07 February 2017 03:10

At $1299, this is LESS THAN 50% of the price of the new Nikkor 70-200mm.

Whether you are shooting surfers, wildlife or spy photography, 1200mm opens up loads of possibilities.

Zooms VS Primes - the real trade off

Featured Wednesday, 11 January 2017 17:58

Do you shoot primes or zooms? What is your favourite lens? 

The BEST Nikon Portrait Lens - ULTIMATE SHOOTOUT

Featured Thursday, 29 December 2016 06:07

These are the SUPERSTAR lenses of the portrait world - from 50mm f1.2 to 85mm Otus to 200mm f2.0. Check it out!

2016 RECAP + Free downloads & Holiday Sale!!

Featured Thursday, 22 December 2016 23:52

Review GIVEAWAYS and sale

What is a 'standard lens'? Is it 50mm? Is it 35mm? Is it somewhere in between? And why would Tamron make a 35mm and a 45mm lens when they are only 10mm apart?

What is a Rectilinear Lens? (Lens distortion explained)

Featured Saturday, 26 November 2016 10:42

In this video I explain the main forms of distortion and why true rectilinear lenses are so damn big and expensive!

Real FIELD TESTED Review - Portraits, landscape, sports, street & more.

NEW Nikon 70-200mm f2.8E FL ED VR

Featured Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:26

Just announced - check it out.

Samyang Xeen Cine lenses

Featured Friday, 23 September 2016 06:24

7 pieces in the new collection - let's take a look

Sandisk 1tb SD Cards

Featured Friday, 23 September 2016 06:22

Progress marches on.

Sigma 500mm f4.0 Sport lens

Featured Friday, 23 September 2016 06:22

Live from the floor of Photokina - with sample images

Zeiss Loxia 85mm vs 85mm Batis

Featured Friday, 23 September 2016 06:20

Two Zeiss 85mm lenses for Sony full frame compared - includes some sample images

Great to see some new lenses from Tokina

Featured Friday, 23 September 2016 06:19

Great to see some new lenses from Tokina

Manfrotto - Whats new at Photokina 2016

Featured Friday, 23 September 2016 05:23

Hands on with the Hasselblad X1D mirrorless

Featured Wednesday, 21 September 2016 20:17

sweet... I wish.

Tamron 150-600 & new teleconvertors

Featured Wednesday, 21 September 2016 20:17

A great improvement over generation 1 - which I already own and like.

Nikon 105mm f1.4 - Hands on at Photokina

Featured Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:20

It is huge and expensive. It is also SUPER sharp with creamy bokeh. This is so nice... I think I will buy one!


Featured Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:13

OMG it's the OMD too! Sorry this video kind of sucks... we were told we had maximum 10 minutes with the camera... 8 minutes after we started - midway through filming.

Zeiss Milvus - 15mm, 18mm and 135mm

Featured Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:12

Introduction to these new milvus beauties.

Sigma 85mm Art Hands on + Sample images

Featured Tuesday, 20 September 2016 18:11

This lens is going to be verrrry popular.  Check out the samples

Tokina 20mm f2 FiRIN Lens

Featured Tuesday, 20 September 2016 18:10

New 20mm lens for Sony E Mount cameras.

Hands on with the Sony A99ii

Featured Tuesday, 20 September 2016 18:08

Speed demon in a tiny body.

GoPro Karma - Collapsible Drone Hands On

Featured Tuesday, 20 September 2016 18:03

Collapsible 4k drone.

Sigma 12-24mm f4 ART - Hands on + sample images

Featured Tuesday, 20 September 2016 18:01

Beast of a lens - with some serious distortion!

Tokina 20mm f2 FiRIN Lens

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 17:45

New 20mm lens for Sony E Mount cameras.

Sony 50mm f2.8 Macro - E Mount

Featured Tuesday, 20 September 2016 17:29

First native 50mm macro for Sony A7 series.

Nikon Photokina Press Conference - KeyMission

Monday, 19 September 2016 20:35

3 new KeyMission action cams.

Remember Sony A mount?? Turns out it hasn't been abandoned after all! Here is the full Press Conference from Photokina.

Fuji GFX - New Medium Format Mirrorless

Featured Monday, 19 September 2016 19:26

51.4 megapixel medium format mirrorless camera

Canon 5D Mark IV testing - 4k, ISO, Dynamic range & more

Featured Friday, 16 September 2016 13:27

Hands on review of the new 5D Mark IV

Samyang Premium 85mm f1.2 and 14mm f2.4

Featured Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:25

Sweet new lenses from Samyang

Nikon D820 - What I want from a D810 Replacement

Featured Wednesday, 14 September 2016 09:47

The D810 replacement will be with us soon - here is my wishlist of improvements.

My new Travel Tripod - Manfrotto BeFree Live

Featured Sunday, 11 September 2016 11:09

A few weeks travelling in Bhutan with this new video tripod. What do you think of the results?

Nikon D3400 announced (& 70-300mm AFP lenses)

Featured Wednesday, 17 August 2016 07:20

The D3400 is the new entry level DSLR offering from Nikon, replacing the D3300 - so what's new??

Is the Nikon 58mm f1.4 worth $1600?

Featured Monday, 01 August 2016 21:17

Triple the price of the 50mm 1.4G?

Nikon 105mm f/1.4E - worlds fastest 105mm AF lens

Featured Sunday, 31 July 2016 08:54

Nikon have just announced the worlds fastest autofocus 105mm lens. It looks good, but I foresee a few problems - let's talk it through.

Nikon 400mm f2.8 FL - Review and Comparisons

Featured Sunday, 31 July 2016 08:53


D5 vs 1DXmkii - High ISO and shadow recovery

Featured Sunday, 31 July 2016 08:52

Full res sample images

Hasselblad X1D-50C Mirrorless - A game changer??

Featured Thursday, 23 June 2016 01:39

The future? Or still over priced and pointless?

How to get the best results using long lenses for travel photography

Photo storage and back up - Ultimate Studio set up

Featured Thursday, 16 June 2016 01:20

2.5tb of data in a month... it is a lot to process - LITERALLY!

Nikon D500 - Field Tested Review

Featured Sunday, 12 June 2016 10:33

Join us as we put the new flagship crop camera through it's paces in the field - birding, sports and outdoor portraiture.

Travel Photography - Backup & Work Flow

Featured Wednesday, 01 June 2016 00:57

My top travel tips.

How to take SHARP Portraits (Tamron 85mm VC)

Featured Wednesday, 01 June 2016 00:54

Gear, settings and technique to get the sharpest portraits

Nikon D5 - Field Tested Review

Featured Monday, 02 May 2016 11:39

With close to 10,000 shots taken in REAL challenging situations - this is a FIELD TESTED REVIEW.

Why I bought the Nikon D5 (& UNBOXING & RAW files)

Featured Wednesday, 06 April 2016 11:12

Unboxing and sample images

Last Chance to SAVE 50%

Featured Friday, 25 March 2016 22:03

Last chance! All of my video courses on 50% sale for March 2016 only.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-T1 - testing & sample images

Featured Monday, 21 March 2016 12:24

Impressive camera. Check it out

Why I am dropping Sony E Mount from my PRO kit

Featured Monday, 14 March 2016 11:04

It all comes down to SERVICE.

Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC - Hands on preview

Featured Sunday, 28 February 2016 00:35

Check out this bad boy - VC handholding down to 1/8th a second!

Sony 85mm G Master vs Zeiss Batis

Featured Saturday, 27 February 2016 03:38

Two outstanding 85mm options for your Sony full frame mirrorless.

Sigma 50-100mm f1.8 ART - Hands on Overview

Featured Saturday, 27 February 2016 00:50

New superfast zoom for the art series.

Canon 1Dxii Hands On Overview - VS Nikon D5 + D4

Featured Saturday, 27 February 2016 00:49

The new king of speed.

Tamron SP 90mm MACRO f2.8 Di VC USD

Featured Friday, 26 February 2016 11:36

Handling, focus, VC testing and image samples.

Sony G MASTER 24-70 hands on review with TEST IMAGES

Featured Friday, 26 February 2016 11:33

Check out the sample images

Sony G MASTER 70-200 f2.8 - HANDS ON

Featured Friday, 26 February 2016 11:32

G Master is here... almost

Nikon Premium Compact DL 18-50 f1.8-2.8 HANDS ON

Featured Friday, 26 February 2016 11:32

F1.8 to f2.8?? Sounds pretty sweet!

Are Compact Cameras DEAD? (Nikon DL)

Featured Tuesday, 23 February 2016 11:04

3 new premium compacts... is there a market for them?

Sigma 50-100mm f1.8 ART - Preview

Featured Tuesday, 23 February 2016 11:03

Hotly anticipated super fast zoom lens from Sigma.

Tamron 85mm VC and 90mm Macro - PREVIEW

Featured Tuesday, 23 February 2016 01:21

Two sweet new lenses from Tamron

Pentax Full Frame - FIRST LOOK - K-1 & 15-30mm f2.8

Featured Thursday, 18 February 2016 02:44

How does it compare to the Nikon, Canon and Sony options??

How do these 3 premium telephoto lenses compare once you add a teleconvertor into the mix??

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