Category: Product Reviews

Photo & Video Assistant Workshop

 By Ryley Smith

 

Are you interested in learning how to be a photographer or videographer assistant? Or want to get more experience in the industry? We have the perfect workshop for you! Join us and local photographer and videographer Ryan HK for a full-day workshop on photo and video production work! Covering all the basics, plus hands-on practice, Ryan will have you ready to take on an assistant job with total confidence!

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Best 3 Budget Friendly Canon Lenses

 By Ryley Smith

 

Don’t worry about sacrificing lens quality because of your budget. Dave from TCSTV tested out three of the best budget-friendly Canon lenses, so you can find your perfect lens without breaking the bank. 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 all hold up great against their high-end counterparts. Focusing on the key features to look at when purchasing a lens, Dave’s honest review shows you can get a lot of bang-for-your-buck out of an affordable RF lens. It’ll just be hard not to buy more than one now!

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3 Reasons Why The Pentax K3 III is a Top DSLR in 2022

 By Ryley Smith

 

If you are looking for a new DSLR camera, you might be curious which is the best. The answer to that is the Pentax K-3 Mark III, the perfect blend of updated technology and the familiarity of a full-frame SLR. With a great optical viewfinder and exceptional image quality, all in a compact, fully weather-sealed body, there is a reason we have chosen the Pentax K-3 Mark III as a top DSLR in 2022.

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TCSTV’s How to Choose the Best Camera Strap

 By Ryley Smith

 

Camera straps are a must-have for candid photographers and photographers on the go. But which one is the best? Well, Dave from TCSTV took out a bunch of straps to give you his honest opinion on his top choices and ones that might be worth passing on. Now you can easily pick which is the best for you! 

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Nikon’s Long Lenses – A Rapidly Evolving Landscape

 By Brad Hill

 

Choosing the best long lens for your DSLR or mirrorless camera system and that matches your shooting style has always been a difficult task. But in recent years the on-going and rapid transition to mirrorless camera systems and the introduction of a lot of new lens technologies has complicated the long-lens selection process even more.

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How To Use The Star Adventurer Star Tracker

 By Monika Deviat

 

A star tracker can be a handy tool for astrophotography, and I love using my Star Adventurer for widefield nightscapes. Due to the earth’s rotation, we see the stars move when we take long exposure shots of the night sky. How much they move across your frame depends on your focal length, camera resolution, and shutter speed. PhotoPills has a module called Spot Stars which can help you figure out how long you can shoot for to get accurate pinpoint stars or barely noticeable trails. 

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TCSTV Canon EOS R10 & R7 Hands-On Review

 By Ryley Smith

 

It’s safe to say there is a lot of excitement and interest in Canon’s new APS-C EOS R Cameras, the EOS R7 and EOS R10. To help you get an idea of how these cameras perform in real-world situations, TCSTV’s Dave and Evelyn got their hands on pre-production models to test these cameras out! They also collaborated with Chris Niccolls from DPReview TV along with Dan and Sally Watson, who all gave their initial impressions on Canon’s first APS-C EOS R Series cameras!

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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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