Our Hands-on Review the Benro Hydra 2 Waterproof Tripod: A Valuable Addition to Your Kitbag?

There’s an old saying that two factors affect price when buying a tripod: stability and weight. Benro proved that there were two more. So, is their Hydra 2 worth the price? A few months ago I wrote a review of two Benro tripods. One was the Benro Slim, a lightweight and affordable travel model that … Read more

ON1 Resize AI 2022: We Review the Industry-Standard Enlargement Software

I am increasingly impressed with ON1’s products. Does their latest software update, ON1 Resize AI 2022, live up to the standards of other products in this stable and its “Perfect” heritage? If you’re unfamiliar with the ON1 product line, you might remember it by its old name, Perfect Photo Suite. Part of this package was … Read more

Billingham Eventer MKII Camera Bag Review

Billingham Eventer II is the latest camera bag from British manufacturer Billingham. This bag is an update to an earlier version which was probably the most expensive camera bag Billingham produced at the time. The Billingham Eventer II now holds the title of most expensive camera bag produced by the company. Billingham bags are not … Read more

Retro Review: Shooting With a 20-Year-Old Fujifilm/Nikon Frankenstein Monster

The early 2000s was the golden age of digital cameras. Companies like Olympus, Nikon, Sony, Canon, Ricoh, and others seemed to release an endless stream of unique, quirky, and often excellent cameras. I was lucky enough to work at a big camera store back then, and almost every day I remember unboxing a new gadget … Read more

Is it Time to Ditch Fuji Film Simulations? We Review Dehancer Film Emulator

Fujifilm is widely considered the king of film simulations and for good reason. Anyone who has owned a Fuji camera over the last decade appreciates the variety of great movie recipes that can be created in camera and no doubt has their own simulations that they love to use. But is there a better way … Read more