Category: Product Reviews

Three Top Sony Lenses for Travel Photography

 By Ryley Smith

 

Travel season is just around the corner, and soon, we will be enjoying summer trips to other cities, the mountains, lakes and more! Of course, when travelling, you’ll want to bring the best lenses you can, so TCSTV’s Dave took this challenge and found the Three Top Sony Lenses for Travel Photography! Each of the three lenses will give you the most flexibility for whatever shooting environments you may visit when travelling!

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Best 3 Budget Friendly Canon Lenses

 By Ryley Smith

Are you looking for a new, budget-friendly Canon mirrorless lens but aren’t sure where to start? Well, Dave from TCSTV did the hard work for you and tested out three of the best budget-friendly Canon lenses, the Canon RF 24-105mm f4-7.1 IS STM, the Canon RF 100-400mm f5.6-8 IS USM and the Canon RF 800mm f11 IS STM against their high-end counterparts. Diving into the key features to look at when purchasing a lens, Dave shows us what you gain and lose with getting a more affordable RF lens to help you decide which is the best option for you!

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Dave’s Photography Accessory Collection!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The Holidays are here, with Christmas is fast approaching! To make shopping a little easier for the photographer in your life, Dave from TCSTV has put together a Photographer’s Accessory Gift Guide with his five must-have items! These five accessories are all super different, so you know you can find the perfect gift! Now you only have to keep your excitement under wraps until your photographer opens their present! 

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TCSTV’s Nikon Z9 Hands-On Preview

 By Ryley Smith

 

The new flagship Nikon Z9 is here, and TCSTV got to do a hands-on preview with guest reviewer Rob Galbraith! Packed full with a ton of new features, a 45.7-megapixel backside-illuminated sensor, ultra-high-resolution images, unparalleled AF performance and more, the Nikon Z9 truly impressed Dave and Evelyn! 

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Fujifilm GFX 50S II Overview & TCSTV Hands-On Review

 By Ryley Smith

 

The new Fujifilm GFX 50S II is the perfect mix of accessibility and flexibility and a fitting option for those looking to transition to medium format. When paired with the new GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR lens, it becomes a wonderfully affordable combination that delivers images from a 51.4-megapixel sensor. But how does it hold up in the field? Well, TCSTV’s Dave and Evelyn tested out the GFX 50S II to see, and they were pleasantly surprised with the results! Read the specs, watch the review and decide for yourself, would you make the switch to Fujifilm’s new GFX 50S II?

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Lots Of New Products From Fujifilm!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Nothing says surprise like announcing SIX new Fujifilm products! During this exciting announcement, Fujifilm announced three cameras and three lenses. The FUJIFILM GFX 50S II, X-T30 II, and X-T3 (USB-C Charger), then the FUJINON GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR, XF 23mmF1.4 R LM WR and XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR. Check out the details, watch TCSTVs Fujifilm GFX 50S II Hands-on Preview and the X Summit PRIME 2021 announcement, and try to hold back your excitement as best you can!

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TCSTV Tamron 150-500mm Hands-On Review

 By Ryley Smith

 

In TCSTV’s latest Hands-On Review, Dave takes the Tamron 150-500mm lens on a trip to the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary! Wildlife photography is the perfect way to test out this ultra-telephoto lens. Dave put this lens to the test with fast-flying birds, harsh sunlight, twitchy jackrabbits and more! Overall, Dave was pleased with the Tamron 150-500mm’s sharp shots, easy handling and surprising versatility! 

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Adapting Your Canon DSLR Lenses to EOS R Cameras

 By Ryley Smith

 

With so many people upgrading to the Canon EOS R5, R6, R and RP, one of the biggest questions right now is “how well will my DSLR EF lenses work on my new mirrorless EOS R series camera?“. The answer is, perfectly! With a Canon EF to RF adaptor, you can use your RF lenses seamlessly with your EOS R camera. 

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Interview With Sidney Diongzon – Rode Wireless GO II

 By Ryley Smith

 

We had the opportunity to interview Sidney Diongzon, a filmmaker who knows a thing or two about audio, on the new Rode Wireless GO II. The first generation of Rode Wireless GO was a huge hit and a popular choice amongst filmmakers for its great quality, amazing portability and friendly price tag. With some major improvements in the GO II, we asked Sidney his thoughts on the new generation and how it compares to the original Wireless GO. 

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