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Packed with easy-to-use features in a compact body, the Panasonic LUMIX G100 was designed with vloggers and content creators in mind, including an innovative audio system as well as a Video Selfie Mode. Read on to find out more about this clever little camera. Because it’s all about you The G100 makes sure the focus stays where it should—on you!...
Still searching for that perfect Christmas gift? Find the best gifts for videographers our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide and find exactly what you’ve been looking for. Let's get started!  DJI RSC 2 Camera Stabilizer Empower the content creator on your list with the DJI RSC 2 Camera Stabilizer. Optimized for capturing shots with a single hand, the RSC 2 is also...
There’s no better time than now to wrap up that holiday shopping! Check out our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Photographers to discover that perfect present, and snag a stocking stuffer (or two). So let's get started!  ProGrade Digital Memory Cards Ask any photographer what it is they really want, and “more memory” will definitely be in their top 10....
You may be taking your own holiday photos from home this year, rather than sending the kids off to get their portrait snapped with Santa. Don’t be intimidated! Your annual holiday update will get rave reviews from even the most critical cousin when you follow these simple steps: Add Some Illumination When you’re scouting the perfect location, don’t forget to...
Black Friday is here! Welcome to the biggest shopping day of the year—and tons of special savings on all your favorite brands. We’ve collected the best deals around on cameras, lenses, accessories and other equipment, available exclusively to our pictureline customers beginning on Black Friday. These holiday deals will only last for a limited time, so start your shopping soon!...
With the holidays right around the corner and with many families staying home this year, documenting holiday memories has a little more significance this time around. Whether it’s Zoom calls, streaming online or vlogging for YouTube, we want to make sure you have the best equipment to share those memories with all your friends and family. Below, we list the...
For this week's Featured Photographer, we are excited to highlight Landscape and Astrophotographer, Derek Sturman! Not only is Derek amazing with his work out of the camera, but he's also a master at post-processing. He has participated and presented at Utah's own Nightscaper Conferences and has hosted multiple post-processing workshops/webinars. We absolutely love Derek's style of images because they are so clean...
With the announcement of two new RF lenses—the RF 50mm F1.8 and RF 70-200mm F4, Canon ensures you’ll have the tools of the trade you need to turn your creative vision into reality. Beautiful Bokeh with the RF 50mm F1.8 For amazingly soft backgrounds, look no further than the compact, lightweight Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM. This 50mm fixed focal...
DJI recently announced the latest version of its Ronin stabilizers—the RS 2 and RCS 2. Let’s find out what makes these newer versions so great and why video creators will want these on the top of their Christmas list. The DJI RS2 The DJI RS 2 is the most powerful, small-sized handheld camera stabilizer that DJI has developed so far....
Featuring a sleek, minimalist body design, the Fujifilm X-S10 certainly doesn’t skimp on power—the 26.1 MP backside illuminated X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor and quad-core X-Processor 4 CPU achieve amazing results, whether shooting video or stills. A dynamic new deep handgrip design makes the X-S10 particularly attractive to on-the-go photographers, providing maximum security and comfort, even with larger lenses. A 180-degree...
After two years, Nikon has announced two new versions of its original full-frame mirrorless cameras—the Z6 II and Z7 II. So what's the difference between the original and the Mark II? Let's find out! Nikon Z6 Mark II The Nikon Z6 Mark II borrows from many of the same features of the previous generation including the same sensor, IBIS, LCD screen and high...
Building on the versatility of 2018’s EOS M50, Canon’s new EOS M50 Mark II punches up some of its predecessor’s most popular features, making it the perfect content creation tool for vlogging and live streaming while also shooting spectacular stills.  This hybrid—released just ahead of the holiday shopping rush, hint hint—features a 24.1 MP CMOS sensor and a powerful DIGIC...
Designed with multi-camera productions and live streaming in mind, the latest from Panasonic is a dream come true for content creators at every level. Featuring a 10.2MP Live MOS sensor capable of 13 stops of dynamic range, the LUMIX BGH1 can shoot unlimited footage in virtually any video setting—including 10-bit 4:2:2 C4K at 60p, both standard and anamorphic. Dual native...
Today, we are excited to be featuring local Utah Landscape and Astrophotographer, Chance Allred. Chance has been a customer of ours for some time now and we are always amazed by his work. We decided to get to know Chance a little better and find out more about his photography journey. So let's begin!   Why did you decide to shoot landscape...
Recently, three video-centric cameras have emerged within the last two months—the Canon EOS R5, Sony A7S III and the Canon Cinema EOS C70. Each camera has its own unique features that make it the perfect video camera depending on what you're using it for.  Below, we'll explain why all three of these cameras have made a huge impact in the videography and...
Today, Canon announced a groundbreaking new cinema camera—the EOS C70. The C70 fuses that of the EOS cinema series with the EOS R mirrorless system. At first glance, it almost is similar in size to the 1DX Mark III but packed full of video-centric features. It comes with exceptional image quality boasting a Super 35mm Dual Gain Output (DGO) Sensor...
Ever wish there was an easy way to control your lighting with just a touch to the screen of your smartphone? Now there is! Profoto presents the A10, the latest in their A1 series of round-head speedlights. Preceded by the A1 and the A1X, the Profoto A10 features many functions similar to the A1X, but with Bluetooth and AirX technology...
It’s no secret that Breakthrough filters have made a real impact on the market since they arrived on the scene in 2015 thanks to a groundbreaking Kickstarter campaign. They create filters that are unquestionably well-built, sharp, and easy to use, with a reputation for superior color neutrality. But once you’ve decided to purchase from Breakthrough, should you go with the...
You’ll be seeing things a lot differently with two brand-new lenses just released from Nikon. Both additions to the manufacturer’s line of full-frame mirrorless Z series of lenses, Nikon’s latest offerings include a 14-24mm f/2.8 zoom and a 50mm f/1.2 prime marketed as the fastest AF lens that Nikon has ever made. Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Smaller and...
Today, GoPro announced the latest version of its most popular action camera—the GoPro Hero 9. GoPro pulled out all the stops with this new version and continues to amaze us with how many features they can pack inside such a tiny camera.  The HERO 9 Black comes with a 23.6MP sensor for 5K 30P video and incredible 20MP RAW photos with smart photo...
Mirrorless cameras are known for their compact design and smaller size when compared to DSLR cameras. Camera manufacturers continue to make smaller and smaller mirrorless models and the recently announced Sony a7C is evident of that. The a7C is the world's smallest and lightest compact full-frame mirrorless camera with In-Body Image Stabilization. It's the ultimate hybrid between the Sony a7III and a6600, in...
If you’re an “auto” mode junkie, you may be missing out on all the creative potential available to your images by making the switch to manual. Always letting your camera select your settings, though, can take the fun out of photography. If you’ve been hesitant to try out your camera’s manual mode, we’ve simplified the basic settings into four easy...
Introduced as an entry-level addition to Panasonic’s full-frame line of cameras, the new Panasonic Lumix S5 features a 24.3-megapixel sensor capable of 14+ stops of dynamic range, making it an ideal candidate for those who need to capture as much detail as possible in highlights and shadows. Although smaller and lighter than the other full-frame offerings from Panasonic, it shares...
In the world of photography, the term “kit lens” has not always been met with positive feelings. For many of us, these kit inclusions brings words like cheap, soft and slow to mind. You may not be aware, however, that over the last decade or so camera manufacturers have been introducing higher-end lenses into kits alongside their premium camera offerings....
“Hi there! I would like to schedule an engagement session with you in that amazing field I saw on your Instagram Feed but...we’re super busy and the only time we have available is 1:00PM on Saturday afternoon. Can you make that work?” A quick check of the local forecast and it’s just as bad as you suspected: not a cloud...