Camera gear

I fashion myself as somewhat of an amateur photographer. I’ve been fascinated with photography ever since I took Mr. Bunton’s "Intro to Photography" class way back in the ninth grade. And like a lot of people I love taking photos with my iPhone. Apple forever changed the way we take photographs when they introduced the… Read More

Nikon, who is celebrating 100 years in business this year, have just announced a new advanced level DSLR. The D7500 features a 20.9-megapixel image sensor, EXPEED 5 processor, tilting 3.2” 922K-dot touch screen LCD, 4K UHD video capture, wide ISO range from 100-51,200, 51 point autofocus system, built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technology for auto image… Read More

The Monster Vision 1080p+ is an action / sports camera that can capture video at 1080P resolution. I recently reviewed my first action cam (the Andoer 4K action camera) and wasn't overly impressed. When I was offered the chance to review another camera by a well-known name, I was happy to check it out. Let's take… Read More

Typically, the videos we capture stimulate our eyes and ears and that's usually as far as it goes. But with cameras like the MGCOOL 360, watching videos captured with this camera can be an interactive activity rather than a passive one. MGCOOL is Elephone's newly-established sub-brand covering sports cameras, intelligent wearable devices, and other gadgets. Their… Read More

I've been a gamer for years, though in the past few months I have taken it more seriously by tweaking my mouse sensitivity, which required me to get a bigger mouse pad. Just a few months after getting one, SubZERO Gaming offered their TYKA Extended soft gaming mouse pad to review, which I happily accepted… Read More

A couple of weeks ago Julie reviewed the Alpine Labs Pulse DSLR camera remote. I came across a similar item while perusing the internet and thought I would write about it. The item is the Joopic CamBuddy Pro and like the Alpine Labs device, it is an attachment to a DSLR that sits on the hot shoe and provides… Read More

Do you have images or videos on your MacBook or iMac that you would like to upload to Instagram but you can't upload through a web browser on your computer? Transferring those images to your phone or tablet so that you can use the Instagram app will do the job, but it's not the most… Read More

It's hard to believe, but I don't think I've reviewed an action camera in the almost 20 years that I've been reviewing products on The Gadgeteer. It's time to change that situation and I'll be doing it with the Andoer 4K action camera (D4186B) from Ready, set, action! The Andoer D4186B 4K action camera… Read More

Have you ever wished you could control your DSLR with your smartphone? I'm not talking about just using your phone to snap the shutter. I'm talking about using your Android or iOS device to take time lapse, long exposure pictures with your DSLR. The Alpine Labs Pulse can do this and more. Let's take a look… Read More

With people documenting their interesting and active lives on their action cameras, it's no surprise that finding ways to turn the camera on themselves is not an uncommon practice and one of those ways is to use a selfie stick. But the SANDMARC Pole Black Edition is not your ordinary selfie stick. The SANDMARC Black… Read More

IK Multimedia who are well known for their audio and video accessories for mobile musicians and media creators have a new product that's been designed for cameras and smartphones. It's the iKlip Grip Pro multifunction iPhone and camera stand. Let's take a look. The IK Multimedia iKlip Grip Pro is a multifunction phone and camera stand… Read More

One year ago I posted my review of Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag. Although I liked the bag, I didn't make it my main bag until March of this year. Since then it has become my favorite gear bag that I carry every day. Peak Design followed up their successful Everyday Messenger Bag Kickstarter campaign… Read More

Security cameras are nothing new. Even internet connectable cameras are pretty easy to find at this point. What can a new company bring to the table? Vimtag has put together a handsome weatherproof cloud-based IP camera that can be set up by most anyone. It offers 2-way voice, compatibility with a private cloud server, and… Read More

Ever wanted a hidden camera that streams over the web via WiFi and records to a MicroSD card?  You want battery powered portability or the option for AC power?  How about motion activated recording or constant video recording like a dash cam?  SpyGearGadgets offers a camera that does all that in a plain-vanilla black box… Read More Lifeprint is a small printer that is similar to the Polaroid ZIP printer that I reviewed last year. It uses Bluetooth to pair to your smartphone and the same type of ZINK thermal photo paper like the Polaroid ZIP printer. But that's where the similarities end because the Lifeprint instant photo printer can print… Read More