Category: Product Reviews

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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Camera Kits Under $1300

 By Ryley Smith


In a recent DPReview TV episode, Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake (formally of TCSTV) gave themselves a $1300 CAD budget to pick out the best photography-centric camera kit, and best videography-centric camera kit! Although they were tempted by higher price tag kits, both Chris and Jordan found amazing cameras that you can
buy at The Camera Store.

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Sony Lenses for Bird Photography

 By Ryley Smith

 

Bird photography is a fun and exciting way to get out in nature! With Sony’s stunning lenses, like the Sony FE 200-600mm, you can capture sharp images that keep up with those speedy birds! Here is a closer look at four of our favourite Sony lenses that are perfect for sports, wildlife and bird photography! 

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Affordable Nikon Prime Lenses for Mirrorless

 By Ryley Smith

 

Are you still shooting with a kit lens on your Nikon Mirrorless Camera? Nikon’s “Nifty 50” and “Wide 35” are two affordable go-to Prime lenses for good reason! The Nikkor Z 50mm f1.8S and Nikkor Z 35mm f1.8S are compact lenses, made for versatility and life on the go! Whether you’re taking candid family shots, street photography, portraits, or macro photography, either of these lenses will elevate the Nikon Z system!

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TCSTV Review of The Sony 35mm F1.4 GM

 By Ryley Smith

 

In the newest episode of TCSTV, Dave and Evelyn braved the cold to test out the Sony 35mm F1.4 GM! To make things a little bit more interesting, they compared the Sony 35mm F1.4 GM to the Sigma 35mm F1.2 to see how the Sony would hold up. To their surprise, the Sony 35mm F1.4 GM performed, in many ways, better than the Sigma 35mm F1.2!

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7Artisans 35mm 2.0

 By Christopher Donovan

 

A few years ago, I had fleeting fantasies about owning a Leica. I checked auction sites and local sales regularly, but it wasn’t until a good condition Leica M5 fell into my lap at a reasonable price that I finally joined the fold. 

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Two New Cameras From Fujifilm!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Fujifilm has excitedly announced not one but two new cameras! The X-E4 digital camera, a new mirrorless rangefinder-style camera, and the GFX100S digital camera, the fourth large-format mirrorless camera in Fujifilm’s GFX System! In a quick, hands-on preview, TCSTV takes a look at both of these new cameras but let’s take a look at the specs first! 

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Why Choose a Sony Wide-Angle Prime Lens

 By Evelyn Drake

 

What’s the next lens for your Sony Alpha mirrorless camera? A wide-angle prime lens is incredibly versatile, and might just become a new favourite. Sony has two excellent options to choose from that complement their entire line-up of mirrorless cameras. The Sony FE 20mm f1.8 G and Sony FE 24mm f1.4 GM make excellent companions to Sony Alpha cameras to capture sweeping landscapes, night sky photography, tight interiors, vlogging, environmental portraiture, and more. 

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