• The Crumpler Sinking Barge

    Review of The Sinking Barge Photo Backpack from Crumpler

    I had the opportunity to take The Sinking Barge from Crumpler – a backpack style camera bag that also accommodates a laptop and other gadgets – on a recent 4WD adventure to the country. Throughout the trip, even though the bag was bouncing around in the cargo area due to the uneven terrain, I had no reservations about the safety of my gear.

  • The Kata T-212 Torso Pack

    Review of the Kata T-212 Torso Pack and the W-92 Waist Pack

    This review by Rob Will covers the Kata T-212 Torso Pack and W-92 Waist Pack, two storage solutions which compliment a traditional backpack style system for carring your valuable photo gear.

  • Sigma 18-50 f/2.8 EX DC(Image courtesy of Sigma Corp. of America)

    The Sigma 18-50 f/2.8 EX DC Lens In Focus

    Sigma’s 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC lens targets the higher end of the market – with features such as a constant maximum aperture throughout the zoom range, internal focusing and high grade optics. Mitch Schlesinger gives us a review of this standard zoom lens.

  • Ricoh Caplio R1V

    Ricoh Caplio R1V Review

    We take a look at the Ricoh Caplio R1V a 4.8x optical zoom camera with a 5 megapixel sensor and blistering operating speeds. With a compact form factor and scene modes, the R1V appears to be targeted towards the mainstream consumer category – though it does have more “pro” features.

  • The Canon PowerShot Pro1

    Canon PowerShot Pro1 Review

    With features such as a 28-200mm L-series zoom lens and an 8 megapixel sensor, Canon is evidently aiming to capture some of the SLR market share with the Canon Powershot Pro1. It offers almost everything a user could want in one package. Read our detailed review to see how it rates.

  • Front and Side Profile

    Review of the Kata R-102 Photo Rucksack

    Enough is enough – time for a new bag. After about 6 weeks of research, I decided on the Kata R-102 Photo Rucksack to meet my needs for organization, storage, transportation, security, and protection of my photographic gear. Rob Will takes us through the ins and outs of the Kata R-102 Photo Rucksack.

  • Canon DPP 1.5: Main Window

    Review of Canon Digital Photo Professional 1.5

    So you got a Canon EOS Digital SLR and now you’re wondering how to go about processing all of those RAW files you’ve got stored on the card. In this article, we take a closer look at Canon’s RAW image processor for its EOS Digital SLR cameras.

  • StudioLine Photo 2.5

    Review of StudioLine Photo 2.5 from H&M Software

    StudioLine Photo 2.5 from H&M Software is another image management and post-processing product, supporting a rather elaborate feature list. We take an in-depth look at the product in this review.

  • Sample Image

    Review of FocalBlade Sharpening Plugin from The Plugin Site

    In this review article, we take a look at the FocalBlade sharpening plug-in, published by Harald Heim at “The Plugin Site”. Having already tried several plugins and numerous other techniques, I wasn’t fully satisfied with any of them and expected FocalBlade to also disappoint. Let’s see how FocalBlade stands up to the scrutiny of Mitch Schlesinger.