Cameras

Dedicated to all things camera-related including DSLRs, mirrorless, point-n-shoots and action cameras. If it shoots photos or video, we will likely review it. Capturing life's important moments is the goal of many consumers and we'll help you best achieve this.

Top 7 Sites To Find Royalty Free Music For Podcasts

Starting and growing a podcast is hard work. One of the easiest ways to help boost the quality and professional appeal of your podcast is through the use of quality background music and sound effects for your intros, outros, transitions, and to signify key events.  The problem with this type of effort is often the

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How To Know If A Song Is Copyrighted?

We know you came to help you find out if a particular song you like is under copyright and to get straight to the point we want to tell you that all music is likely under some form of copyright hence you could face legal trouble if you were to use the track in an

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Artlist Review

Artlist.io is a provider of royalty free music for filmmakers and multimedia creators. Browse Artlist's Audio Library Disclosure: This is NOT a sponsored review. All opinions and thoughts expressed within this review had no bias or outside influence. We may earn a commission on referred sales, but content integrity is our top priority. Features A

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What Is Royalty Free Music & Why Do I Need It?

If you are into filmmaking, podcasting, YouTube, or multimedia marketing, then chances are you've heard the term royalty free music before but may not fully understand what it is. In the remainder of this article, we will do our best to tell you what is royalty free music as well as give you some solid

GoPro HERO 7 Black vs GoPro HERO 8 Black

Comparison: GoPro HERO 7 Black vs HERO 8 Black

There are many uses for action cameras in our social media-fueled world where people like to show off their skills, travels, or experiences with their friends. GoPro has pioneered the action camera industry, and its HERO 7 Black has been their flagship model until the company unveiled the new GoPro HERO 8 Black. In the

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Is Movavi Safe To Use On My Computer?

If you are searching for entry-level video editing software, then you probably have come across Movavi's applications. Highly regarded for beginner filmmakers, their software offers an excellent user interface, powerful features, and an easy to learn experience. In the remainder of this article, we will deep dive into their popular editing software and answer the

Best low light camera

What Is The Best Low Light Camera?

Our team did the research and ultimately determined the best low light camera on the consumer market currently is the Sony a7 III. Priced affordably at under $2K (body only), this mirrorless camera offers excellent performance in both photos and video quality, especially in dark conditions.  If you are interested in shooting video and not

Canon 70D vs 80D

Budget-Friendly DSLR Matchup: The Canon 70D vs 80D

DSLR cameras are more popular than ever due to their role in creating content for Instagram or YouTube. A common question that arises is which camera should I buy: the Canon 70D or 80D? We understand there is a lot of confusion between these two Canon EOS models. Our job within this comparison guide is

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The Best Nikon D3400 Battery & Charger Accessories

Among the entry-level market, Nikon's D3400 DSLR camera has been a major hit with consumers. This is likely due to the D3400's competitive specifications, high-build quality, and most importantly, a price that won't break the bank. The D3400 even made it onto our list of the best DSLR cameras under $500. As with any electronic,

Q&A: What Are The Best GoPro Accessories?

Choosing the best GoPro accessories to purchase isn't always an easy task with so many different options available on the market. As GoPro owners ourselves, we have owned several generations of these portable cameras. While GoPros offer excellent features and functionality in a stock form, some accessories can take the action cams to the next level

Q&A: How To Tell If A SanDisk SD Card Is Fake?

A common trend in many different consumer electronics problems that become overly popular is counterfeits and the latest product to fall victim is fake SanDisk SD cards.  With more consumer and professional cameras requiring more faster and more expensive memory cards to capture video in 4K or high frame rate 1080p for slow motion, there are

Q&A: What Is The Best USB Microphone?

After spending an extensive period of time researching and testing mics, our team ultimately determined the best USB microphone for most people is the Blue Yeti. We decided on this choice based on the versatility of the adjustable polar patterns, native headphone monitoring, sleek appeal and robust construction.  Our runner-up choice is Rode's NT-USB Condenser Microphone

Final Cut Pro For Windows

What Are Some Good Alternatives To Final Cut Pro For Windows?

Our team did the research and has tested many video editing programs, ultimately we have decided that the closest equivalent to Final Cut Pro for Windows is Adobe Premiere Pro CC. This choice was made based on Premiere's broad adoption in the filmmaking industry, the vast array of editing tools (both basic and advanced), familiar

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What Is The Best Video Editing Software For Beginners?

We scoured the market and tested dozens of software to determine the best video editing software for beginners is Movavi's Video Editor 15 Plus. This is our Editor's Choice due to their mix of excellent features, a simple user interface, and support for add-on video editing packs through the Movavi Effects Store.  As a runner-up,

Best Professional Video Editing Software 2018

Q&A: What Is The Best Professional Video Editing Software?

After conducting dozens of hours of research and hands-on testing, we have determined the best professional video editing software is Adobe Premiere Pro CC. We came upon this decision based on Premiere's support for both PC & Mac, a vast array of editing tools, a positive industry reputation and integration with Adobe's other multimedia software

Best DSLR Camera Under 500

Q&A: What Is The Best DSLR Camera Under $500?

We researched to find the best DSLR camera under 500 dollars and determined the Sony a5100 is the top choice. Our team came to this decision based on this camera's autofocus system, high portability, and excellent image quality. Keep in mind, the a5100 is a mirrorless camera and not a DSLR (both are similar, we will

Roundup Of The Very Best GoPro Remotes

5 Of The Best GoPro Remote Models For Long Distance Control

Our team has done the testing and research necessary to determine the best GoPro remote is their native Smart Remote. We came to this conclusion based on the excellent build quality, array of useful features and reasonable price-point.  In the event of a runner-up model, the Haoyou Wi-Fi remote is our next choice coming in at

Best DSLR For Video Guide

What Is The Best DSLR For Video?

One of the questions that we get most from our camera audience is: what is the best DSLR for video? In 2019 is not as easy to answer due to the influx of mirrorless competitors entering the space and capturing the market share from DSLR cameras. If you don't have time to read this guide,

Best Royalty Free Music

7 Best Royalty Free Music Sites For YouTube Creators

Finding the best royalty free music sites is not easy with dozens of services competing in the space. Our team scoured the web looking for the best value and determined Soundstripe is the winner. We chose Soundstripe due to their competitive pricing, excellent user interface and wide selection of music. To make it more enticing,

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Best Alternatives To The ‘GoPro Hero 5 Black' Action Camera

GoPro has had the action cam market in the palm of their hands for the past decade, but their dominance is slowly diminishing as they fail to provide the same amount of innovation in the space as they used to with their yearly product updates. With large imaging competitors like Sony and Nikon getting involved in the

Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera Review

Canon's 5D Mark IV harnesses a new 30.4 MP sensor and capable of 4K video recording. With the digital imaging world quickly converting from the traditional DSLR to a mirrorless method, it has been tough for Canon to remain a powerhouse in the market. Their recent attempts at entering the mirrorless market have been mediocre at

The Best Places To Buy Used Canon DSLR Cameras & Lenses Online

Canon is well-known for their DSLR and cinema cameras, but the brand is has been around for decades long before the digital imaging world was present. Canon's 5D Mark II was a crucial pioneer in the growth of DSLR video shooting, and their various Rebel cameras are some of the most popular among the entry-level, beginner

Case Logic Kontrast Pro DSLR Backpack (KBD-101) Review

The Kontrast Pro DSLR Backpack by Case Logic offers ample storage and an attractive design. Transporting expensive camera gear can be a stressful ordeal, but choosing the right travel bag can make this experience a much easier process. In the past, we have reviewed several products by Case Logic, a popular brand in the tech-centered storage space.

Best Third-Party Battery For Sony's a7II, a7SII, a7RII & a6300 Mirrorless Cameras

Sony's line of mirrorless cameras is quickly gaining market share, making it an attractive option among the consumer and prosumer crowd. Unfortunately, one of the biggest flaws with these mirrorless bodies is their poor battery life especially if you are planning on shooting video. Due to this poor efficiency, it is important to have several

Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 ART Lens Review

Sigma's 50-100mm f/1.8 Art is the world's fastest medium telephoto, zoom lens. If you shoot on a DSLR or mirrorless camera, third-party lens brands are often regarded as less appealing than native brand models from the likes of Canon, Sony, Nikon or Panasonic. However, this has changed over the past few years especially after Sigma

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Lens Review

The 25mm Batis from Zeiss is a new wide angle lens made for Sony' full-frame, mirrorless cameras. Design & Build Quality The Batis line follows the popular mirrorless trend of being small and lightweight without sacrificing performance. The 25mm is compact measuring in at only 3.19″ by 3.07″ and weighing only 11.82 oz. When comparing

Q&A: What Camera Gear Does Casey Neistat Use For His YouTube Vlogs?

Reader Question: Hey guys, love the site. I'm a big fan of youtubers and Casey Neistat's vlog has really entertained me these past few months. The quality of his work is great, but how expensive is his camera gear? Do you know what he uses to capture his video footage? I'm looking to start a

Netgear Arlo Q Review

Netgear’s Arlo Q is an affordable home Wi-Fi video camera with cloud recording. The ‘Internet of Things’ era has begun and homes around the world are becoming “connected” in more ways than one. With broadband Internet access becoming a basic commodity and manufacturer’s pumping out Wi-Fi enabled devices left and right, it won’t be long

Popular Image Optimization & Compression Services Compared

If you plan to post images on a personal or company website, it is crucial that you optimize these photos before uploading to ensure ideal page speed performance as well as to save on bandwidth costs. While you can manually compress images in an expensive program like Adobe's Photoshop CC, there are dozens of services

How To Use 3rd Party LUTs In Final Cut Pro X (FCP X)

Having just made the transition from Adobe's Premiere Pro CC to Apple's Final Cut Pro X NLE, I have had to get used to a lot of changes. While there is some built-in LUT (Look Up Table) support within FCP X, there isn't the native ability to add your own LUTS like in Premiere Pro

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