Category: Gear Review

Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: A Photographers Take on the Dell XPS 15 Laptop

Take an in-depth look at the Dell XPS 15, a quad-core laptop that is built with power users in mind. Join Colby as takes the XPS 15 to Iceland and Norway to see if it can handle the needs of professional photographers and filmmakers alike and see how it compares to some of the current competition.

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Meet the New Lightroom Mobile for Android

Adobe just announced the brand new LR Mobile app for Android. In it you will find a variety of new and powerful features that have come over from its Desktop cousin. Continuing reading to learn more about LR Mobile!

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: Sony a7rII 42mp Mirrorless Camera

Take a closer look at the new Sony a7R II…a 42.4mp full frame mirrorless camera that has been called a “game changer” by many. With an improved AF system, new 5-axis image stabilization and the ability to use 3rd party lenses, there is a lot to like, but no camera is perfect.

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: A Photographer’s Take on The LG G4

When it comes to choosing the right smartphone, there is no shortage of options. Between IOS, Android and Windows Phone you literally have hundreds of phones to pick from at any given point in time. However when it comes to quality mobile phone photography and the cameras inside these devices, there really are only a few companies to

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

An In-Depth Review of the Sony a6000

With the digital mirrorless revolution is in full swing with the photo industry, many photographers (pros and aspiring photographers alike) are moving away from their bulky and heavy DSLR bodies and lenses. While many people were interested in the thought of going mirrorless when it first hit the scene a few years ago, the truth was that

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The newWacom Cintiq Companion 2
Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: Wacom Cintiq Companion 2

At the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas last week, Wacom announced the 13.3″ Cintiq Companion 2, which is essentially the 2nd generation in their line of powerful and portable tablets. Built with digital artists, photographers and graphic designers in mind, these devices not only come with a pen stylus and 2048 levels of

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

An In-Depth Review of the Sony FE 16-35 f/4 OSS Wide Angle Lens

While Sony has continued to take the photo industry by storm with their a7 series of full frame mirror-less cameras, many of us have been eagerly awaiting the FE lens mount lineup to grow. At the top of that list was one of the only holes in Sony’s mostly incredibly impressive lens options for their a7 cameras…namely

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

An In-Depth Review of the Sony a7r

There is no doubt that Sony has the photo industry talking lately. While you can certainly purchase a very capable Canon, Nikon or Fuji camera, it is Sony that seems to be the most innovative these days, both in sensor and lens technology. So when Sony announced the a7 & a7r last year, I (like

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Mini Review: Updated 2014 Toshiba 13″ Kirabook

In August of 2013, I wrote a in-depth review of the new 13″ Toshiba Kirabook laptop that was one of the better Windows travel laptops at the time. However while it was lightweight, portable and contained a gorgeous 2560×1440 screen, it wasn’t perfect. Battery life was ok but not great, Windows 8 didn’t support high

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