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Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide – My Favorite Cameras

Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide – My Favorite Cameras

If you’re shopping for a new DSLR or other interchangeable lens camera, you’ve come to the right place. This mirrorless camera buying guide gets regular updates and it’s now current for the winter of 2016/17. Mirrorless cameras have replaced digital SLRs as the best interchangeable lens camera option for most photographers. And rightfully so: they’re […]

Point-and-Shoot Camera Buying Guide

Point-and-Shoot Camera Buying Guide

I’ve been updating this point-and-shoot camera buying guide at regular intervals for a couple of years now. This update, for the 2016 Holiday Season, is the toughest one yet because there are so many really good point-and-shoot cameras available right now. But I’ve done my job and narrowed the list down to ten cameras. These […]

Nikon Enters POV Camera Space With the KeyMission 360

Nikon Enters POV Camera Space With the KeyMission 360

In a surprise announcement at CES in Las Vegas today, Nikon revealed they are getting into the POV camera business. Their first offering is the Nikon KeyMission 360, a rugged action camera with two lenses that captures 360-degree 4k UHD video. Professional outdoor adventure photographer Corey Rich showed the audience a short video (below) he […]

2015 Summer Outdoor Retailer Show Photos

2015 Summer Outdoor Retailer Show Photos

I recently attended the annual summer Outdoor Retailer tradeshow in Salt Lake City. According to the PR material the show publishes, it’s the “largest collection of innovative gear, apparel, footwear and accessories for outdoor sports products.” I’ve attended OR a few times but this was the first time the full scale of the event actually […]

Miggo Agua Storm Proof Camera Bag

Miggo Agua Storm Proof Camera Bag

A few weeks ago I got a message on LinkedIn from Israeli camera strap maker, Miggo. They wanted to know if I was interested in trying out their current Kickstarter project, the “Storm Proof” Agua camera bag. As a confirmed camera bag whore, of course I said yes. Today is the last day for the […]

Alta Powder Day Video – Sony 4k Action Cam

Alta Powder Day Video – Sony 4k Action Cam

This Tuesday, March 3, 2015, was one of the best powder days I can remember. I was up before dawn and headed up the canyon to Alta with my DSLR and the new Sony 4k Action Cam. It was storm skiing all day long in Little Cottonwood Canyon and there was a lot of powder […]

2015 POV Camera Shootout

2015 POV Camera Shootout

I know a lot of my friends and followers indulge in risky outdoor behavior. Regardless of what kind of outdoor activities you enjoy, many of you probably like to document your adventures with video. One of the most popular ways to do this is with a POV camera (“POV,” stands for “point-of-view”). POV cameras are […]

Unicorns Are Real: the New Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Unicorns Are Real: the New Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Unicorns are real! The long-awaited Canon EOS 7D Mark II digital SLR was announced last week at the biannual Photokina tradeshow in Germany. The 7D Mark II has a “newly-developed” 20.2-megapixel APS-C Dual Pixel CMOS sensor, a new 65-point all cross-type auto focus system, 1920 x 1080 60p full-HD video, a faster 10-FPS burst rate, […]

Photos: New Enduro Products At Sea Otter 2014

Photos: New Enduro Products At Sea Otter 2014

This past weekend I attended my fifteenth Sea Otter Classic bike festival. It takes place at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, every spring and has all kinds of bike racing, tons of vendors and lots of product demos. My primary goal was photos of new enduro products at Sea Otter for Italian mountain bike Web […]

Welcome To Photo-John’s New Web Site!

Welcome To Photo-John’s New Web Site!

Welcome to Photo-John’s new Web site! We’re officially open for business! This site is the official home of Photo-John Professional Photography Services and all the stuff I love! I actually haven’t had my own personal Web site since about 1999, so this is long overdue. Sure, I have a Facebook page, a Flickr account, Twitter, […]

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