Gear Talk General News Opinion

Fujifilm X100V

The embargo lifted on the new camera in the X100 series. The Fujifilm X100V! I haven’t had access to the camera and probably wont unless I buy it at some point, but here are my thoughts on the changes compared to the X100F. I did own the X100F for quite a while. There is a […]

General Tripod

Manfrotto Compact Light Tripod

I’m always on the lookout for low cost ultra compact tripods. When making videos solo I often need to bring some type of tripod with me so I can film myself with a second camera. There are the usual cases as well with long exposure photography or something like bracketed exposures that need a tripod. […]

Gear Talk

Should you use a kit lens?

Over the years, I’ve flip flopped on the subject of kit lenses. Should you buy one with your camera? Should you keep the ones you have? In the above video, I use the Canon EF-M 15-45mm f3.5-6.3 standard kit lens with the Canon EOS M5 out in winter nature at my favorite state park. I […]