Photography

Manfrotto MVG220 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Gimbal review

REVIEW – When someone mentions Manfrotto, what comes to mind are photo and video camera tripods and monopods. To me, Manfrotto was synonymous with them. So, when I heard that Manfrotto had camera gimbals I knew I wanted to try one out and see just how well it performed. If their gimbals are as solid in …

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Liene 4×6” Instant, Full-Color Wi-Fi Photo Printer review

REVIEW – Whenever I get the opportunity to test and review an instant/on-demand photo printer I am always intrigued to see what the output photos look like and if it is a decent value for the price. Let’s take a look at this Liene 4×6” Instant, Full-Color Wi-Fi Photo Printer. What is it? The Liene …

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Polaroid Now+ focuses on creativity and connectivity

NEWS – Everybody’s favorite instant camera brand is back with new features and accessories that give the photographer more control to create the image they want to see. In an update to last year’s Polaroid Now, this year’s model includes five clip-on filters: starburst & red vignette, along with orange, blue, and yellow color filters. …

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Nixplay’s 10.1-inch W10K WiFi Touchscreen Digital Picture Frame review – free your photos from their albums and pocket dungeons

REVIEW – If you are a regular Gadgeteer reader, it’s no secret I love Nixplay’s photo frames. I previously reviewed a different Nixplay 10.1-inch picture frame (here) and 9.7-inch metal photo frame here, both of which are performing admirably, happily displaying over 1000 photos each. Now I’m excited to review Nixplay’s new W10K photo frame! …

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PowerVision S1 gimbal review – mini but feature packed

REVIEW – If you enjoy capturing video with your phone, then you should consider buying a gimbal. Gimbals help keep the footage stable when you’re walking around while filming. Some phones like the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy phones already have stabilization built-in, so maybe you think that a gimbal isn’t a necessary accessory for your …

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PortraitPro Studio Max 21 photo editing software review – Be your own supermodel

REVIEW – I’m convinced that every struggling actor who isn’t waiting tables in Los Angeles is a headshot photographer, and yet, like a five-year-old, trying to pull it together for a real headshot is way too much work for me.  At the same time, I also feel like you are your own best PR person, …

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Take your photography to the next level whenever and wherever with FlashBooth

NEWS – If you are an artist, like to sell things online or review products for the-gadgeteer taking good quality photographs of your product is essential. Often the hardest thing to do is to get the lighting just right. Enter the FlashBooth 2.0. FlashBooth is a portable studio that allows you to take perfectly lit …

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TONOR TRL-20 Ring Light Kit review

REVIEW – Part of being a writer for the Gadgeteer is also being a photographer.  We have to take all our own pictures of the products that we review.  I don’t know about the other writers, but I am not a professional photographer, so I’m always looking for ways to improve the quality of the …

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FeiyuTech AK2000C 3 Axis Handheld Stabilizer Gimbal Review

REVIEW – I started shooting videos back in my inline street skating days where we would skate alongside our rollerblading buddies as they skated a line going from trick to trick. So, filming with an actual video camera with a built-in scene stabilizer really helped to steady the footage as we skated on streets with …

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Pictar Home Studio Pro Kit review – iPhone photography as simple or as complicated as you want it to be

REVIEW – It’s no secret that smartphone photography is killing the camera business—at least the point-and-shoot cameras. DSLR cameras used by professional and serious amateur photographers will never go away, but companies like Pictar are trying to lure the DSLR fan into smartphone photography by providing apps and gadgets to make the smartphone (in this …

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Hohem iSteady X review – shots are nimble with this gimbal

REVIEW – The stability, smooth motion, and cinematic techniques available with a cell phone gimbal improve the quality of videos shot on this platform. In late 2020, the Hohem iSteady X is the top seller in cell phone handheld gimbals and stabilizers. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! What …

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