Jon Sienkiewicz

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jul 19, 2024  |  0 comments

The Tamron 18-300mm zoom has already made its bones in the Sony E (APS-C) mount. But how about the Fujifilm X version? Is it truly "Everything in one?" Here we test it on a Fujifilm X-T5.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jul 12, 2024  |  0 comments

Turn mundane everyday subjects into intriguing creative images by distorting surrounding objects in an imaginative way with a Lensbaby Sweet 22. Here's our hands-on review and several images.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jul 05, 2024  |  0 comments

Leica just introduced the D-Lux 8, a 17-megapixel Micro 4/3rds format, advanced compact mirrorless camera with a 3.1X (24-75mm equivalent) zoom and an abundant helping of DNA from the Panasonic LX100 II which was introduced a full 6 years ago and subsequently discontinued. Shutterbug had the opportunity to exercise the D-Lux 8 for a few days before its official introduction. Here is our hands-on appraisal.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 28, 2024  |  0 comments

Featuring thick, vegetable-tanned leather and the amazing tensile strength of seven-strand nylon parachute rope, WotanCraft Paracord X leather neck straps and wrist straps are available with traditional split ring or Peak Design Anchor Lock fasteners and are as attractive as they are practical. With a style that harkens back to their military inspiration, they add another dimension to WotanCraft's already extensive line of beautifully designed photo accessories.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 21, 2024  |  0 comments

Ever wish you could wave a magic mouse and edit a large batch of Raw images in Lightroom Classic—in your own personal style—in just a minute or two? Meet Neurapix AI

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 17, 2024  |  0 comments

Amidst heavy speculation, Ricoh unveiled the Pentax 17, the first new 35mm film camera from a major manufacturer in several years. Here's the rundown on the features and a couple sample images.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 14, 2024  |  0 comments

The Western Digital My Passport Ultra is exceptionally compact and offered in five capacities up to 6TB. Prices start at $69 and performance is superb. Everyone needs more hard drive space; here's yours.

Our new Choosing Wisely series aims to deliver concise, summarized information about products we think you'll like. You can read what Choosing Wisely wrote about this extraordinarily compact WD external hard drive here.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 07, 2024  |  0 comments

Tamron just announced a 50-300mm f/4.5-6.3 zoom for Sony E mount full-frame cameras, and Shutterbug had a chance to evaluate a sample for a few weeks before the new lens was unveiled. That's not a typo—she's a 50-300, not a 70-300—and that, as it turns out, makes a huge difference. Here is our hands-on review.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 06, 2024  |  0 comments

Leica Camera AG has released Leica LUX, an iOS app that enables smartphone shooters to experience prominent aspects of Leica photography. Dubbed LUX, the new app is available in both free and subscription versions with features divided accordingly. No additional accessories are required, and it's available from the Apple store now.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  May 31, 2024  |  0 comments

Success is 95% preparation. Here are 10 essentials to consider when readying for a photo session.