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Colby Brown

Gear Review: A Photographers Look At The Dell XPS 15 2:1 (9575)

In May of this year (2018), Dell launched the XPS 15 2:1 9575 hybrid laptop powerhouse, a device I have personally been looking forward to for some time. Back in November of last year, Dell invited me and a handful of people to a private event in Austin where among other things, I was able

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: A Photographers Take Dell XPS 13 (9370) Quad-Core Laptop

When it comes to finding the perfect laptop as a photographer, we are often torn between the choice of getting something fast and powerful or lightweight and portable. While thin and light machines were typically underpowered but provided good battery life, the more powerful laptops were thicker and heavier, often weighing between two or threes

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: Sony 16-35 f/2.8 GM Wide Angle Zoom Lens

While Sony has continuously been putting out impressive lenses over the last few years, one of the most requested pieces of glass has been a fast ultra wide, especially for landscape and astro photographers. So when the Sony 16-35 f/2.8 GM was announced back in May, it wasn’t suprising to see just how excited everyone was that

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: Sony 12-24 f/4 G Ultra-Wide Angle Zoom Lens

While most of the attention Sony gets these days is directed towards their innovative cameras and sensors, they have consistently been pushing out great glass at a slow but steady pace over the last few years. On May 17th, 2017 Sony announced the 12-24 f/4 G ultra-wide angle lens, filling a highly requested hole in

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: A Photographers Take on the BenQ SW2700PT 27″ QHD Monitor

With the SW2700PT, BenQ has attempted to create a monitor built specifically with photographers in mind. With its QHD resolution, wide color gamut (100% of sRGB & 99% of Adobe1998), 14 Bit 3D LUT and built in hardware support for color calibration, it has a lot going for it. But does it live up to its hype? Lets find out!

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Gear Review
Colby Brown

Gear Review: Sony a6300 24mp Mirrorless Camera

When it comes to mirrorless cameras, there is little doubt that Sony is at the forefront of the pack, paving the way forward. In just a few short years they have become the industry leader, controlling over 70% of the mirrorless camera market worldwide and close to 70% of all camera sensors as well (Mirrorless,

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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

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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