Canon EOS 80D

Sony a6500 Mirrorless Camera

Should I upgrade to a Canon EOS 80D or should I switch to a Sony mirrorless camera (a6500)?

Should I stay or should I go?One of the big questions I get when shooting out and about town is whether or not it's worth sticking with Canon. Often it's specific, like the very dilemma I face in future gear investments:Should I upgrade to a Canon EOS 80D DSLR...
Canon PZ-E1 Power Zoom Adapter - Test with Video

Add camcorder zoom to your Canon DSLR (PZ-E1 hands-on video)

For only $149, a convenient way to give your Canon EOS 80D, 70D, Rebel or other Canon DSLR smooth, camcorder zooms.
Tested: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens

Test Shots: Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 telephoto lens on Canon EOS 80D DSLR

I've heard about the Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 telephoto zoom lens for ages. Widely regarded as a legendary lens, it's been on my lust list for as long as I can recall shooting on DSLR. You see it as sporting events all the time, the white casing unmistakably iconic.After selling my...
Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

Apple iPhone 7 on mission to kill the DSLR

It looks like Apple is on a mission to kill more than just the headphone jack.Camera. Camera. Camera.For a relatively long segment of today's Apple presentation, the emphasis was on the innovative software technology behind the camera in the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Rather: cameras. As...

DSLR Filmmaking Gear: What’s in my bag? (Too much!)

I found myself doing what I tell myself never to do: taking gratuitous photos of my gear. Sigh. Why on earth do all of us involved in videography feel compelled to do this -- as if we're taking monumentally profound shots of famous landmarks, or memorable events, or loved...
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame DSLR Camera

Should you buy a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera?

The wait is over. Well, almost.Canon has unveiled the long-awaited EOS 5D Mark IV full frame DSLR. For now, you can pre-order one ($3,499 USD via Amazon or B&H Photo Video), and drill down on the specs, until the mighty camera ships later next month (September 2016).Headline features for the...

Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera: Shooting video and the competition

Video is big these days. Sure, you can use your iPhone or Android to capture decent, to even very good, quality videos. But there are times you may want to stretch it further, and embrace your inner Hitchcock or Aronofsky or Coppola.A DSLR (or mirrorless) is often the perfect...

BTS Hollywood: ‘Ben Hur’ director used Blackmagic cameras to shoot action sequences

Once again, the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera (the new tiny one) has found its way on to the set of a major Hollywood production.Hold your thoughts for a moment on the idea -- the idea! -- of a Ben-Hur remake. Keep holding that hold. Keep on. And, for now...
Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR Kit with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Image Stabilization USM Lens (Black)

Canon EOS 80D DSLR: Thoughts after 5 months of shooting videos

If you're looking for an all-around shooter, 2016 is turning out to be a very good year.Finally, Canon released a successor to its fabled EOS 70D. Great camera that one. But three years in, it was time for an upgrade. So along came the EOS 80D DSLR. Canon announced...