Gear and Accessories

Camera gear and accessory reviews – tripods, filters, teleconverters, macro and more.

Handheld Macro Photography with the Bolt VM-160 Ring Light

2000 1125 Stephen Hennessy

I will make it clear from the outset that macro photography is a rabbit hole within a rabbit hole. And for newer photographers who are still grappling with the more general principles of depth of…

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Holiday Gifts for Photographers – 2020 Edition

2800 1575 James Tocchio

Our 2020 list of the best Holiday gifts for photographers. Find what to buy, and share this list with your friends.

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Funleader 18mm F/8 Cap Lens Review

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario reviews the inexpensive and suprisingly good Funleader 18mm F/8 Cap Lens, a lo-fi lens that’s about the size of a body cap!

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Reverse Lens Macro Photography – Intro and How To Guide

2000 1124 Hemant Chatterji

Hemant offers quick tips and techniques for shooting extremely close macro photographs without buying any new gear at all!

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Five Photo Accessories I’m Glad I Bought (And Some I Regret)

2000 1331 Jeb Inge

Jeb shares the five photo accessories that he can’t live without, and a few others which may have been a waste of money.

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Make a Difference in Someone’s Life – Buy a Hat from Brooklyn Film Camera

1400 933 James Tocchio

Make photography film again with a hat from Brooklyn Film Camera, with a bonus that all profits will be going to charity!

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Leitz Agfa Rondinax 35 Daylight Film Developing Tank Review

1800 1012 Nick Clayton

The Rondinax 35 Daylight Development Tank simplifies the process of processing film, allowing us to load and dev in the light!

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KEKS EM-01 Light Meter Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

James reviews the KEKS EM-01, a compact and elegant shoe-mounted light meter that’s especially useful for classic camera shooters.

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Ruggard Electronic Dry Cabinet Review – Fight the Fungus

1800 1013 James Tocchio

Control humidity and save your gear from fungus with the Ruggard Electronic Dry Cabinet. Here’s James’ in-depth review of the EDC-80L.

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We Review Negative Lab Pro and Interview its Creator, Nate Johnson

1920 1080 Aaron Stennett

Negative Lab Pro is a Lightroom plugin that simplifies the conversion of raw film scans into digitized files. We review and interview NLP’s creator here.

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Five Inexpensive Accessories to Get More Out of Your Photography

2100 1181 James Tocchio

Another article helping you get the most photographic bang for your buck. Here are five cheap accessories to boost your photography.

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A Quick Look at the Polaroid Polaprinter Slide Copier

2800 1575 James Tocchio

Friday afternoon, end of the workweek, and my camera shop employee, Kyle, is walking out the door. I notice for the hundredth time a box in the corner of the office, and call, “Hey we’ve…

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Watameter Super – The Rolls Royce of Rangefinders

1871 1052 Cheyenne Morrison

A brief history and review of the Watameter accessory rangefinder, a classic device for measuring distance with a camera.

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Negative Supply Film Carrier MK1 Kickstarter Launches Today

1281 721 Drew Chambers

Negative Supply announces the Kickstarter for their Film Carrier MK 1, a new solution for scanning and digitizing film with your DSLR or mirror-less camera.

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