Camera Accessories

Lensbaby Velvet 56
REVIEW

Lensbaby Velvet 56 ( Canon EF)

An excellent lens for portrait, product, street and similar standard-lens photography uses where you want to inject a little creative twist, the Lensbaby Velvet 56 adds that bit of something extra.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 7, 2015
Moment Lens
REVIEW

Moment Lens ( Wide, Nexus 5)

If you want your phone camera's add-on lens to make a fashion statement as well as a photographic one, Moments' lenses make the grade. Be sure you've considered the tradeoffs, though, like price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 10, 2014
3 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $99.99

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | A Lens
REVIEW

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | A Lens

While it's not cheap, the Sigma 50mm f1.4 lens provides great value for the money.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 11, 2014
Timbuk2 Informant Medium Camera Sling
REVIEW

Timbuk2 Informant Medium Camera Sling ( Black)

A pretty great grab-and-go camera bag, the Timbuk2 Informant camera sling is a perfect fit for dSLR or mirrorless camera users who want a lot of storage in a little bag.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 9, 2013
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM lens
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Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM lens

As long as it stays at a sub-$1,000 price, the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM lens will be a great deal for photographers using APS-C dSLRs.

4 stars Editors' rating on July 10, 2013
Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4X
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Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4X

You get you what you pay for with the Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4X: superlative performance and flexibility.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on July 8, 2013
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS FLD Large Aperture Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital DSLR Camera
REVIEW

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS FLD Large Aperture Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital DSLR Camera

Versatile, sturdy, and built with high-quality optics, the Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM offers a good value, although it's not exactly cheap.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 29, 2013
Padcaster
REVIEW

Padcaster

If you're serious about producing videos with an iPad, the Padcaster is a must-have case.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on March 6, 2013
Sun-Sniper Strap-Surfer
REVIEW

Sun-Sniper Strap-Surfer

If you want to attach your camera to the outside of an existing bag, the Sun-Sniper Strap-Surfer is a fine option.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2012

MSRP: $96.00

BlackRapid Sport Slim RS-Sport 2
REVIEW

BlackRapid Sport Slim RS-Sport 2 ( Black)

Despite a less-than-perfect connector design, the Black Rapid Sport Slim RS-Sport 2 is a great sling strap for people with more important things to do with their hands when they're not shooting.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2012
Lensbaby Spark for Canon
REVIEW

Lensbaby Spark for Canon

A fun-to-use lens system, the Lensbaby Spark's low price makes it a great add-on for entry-level dSLR users who want to try their hands at special effects sans filters.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 18, 2012
Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 Lens
REVIEW

Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 Lens ( for Olympus and Panasonic Micro 4/3 Cameras)

A bright, fast lens with a high-end build, the Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 is a great option for portrait photographers shooting with Micro Four Thirds cameras.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 2, 2012
Think Tank Retrospective 7
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Think Tank Retrospective 7 ( Pinestone)

For iPad-toting photographers looking for a simple compact shoulder bag, definitely put the Think Tank Retrospective 7 on your short list.

4 stars Editors' rating on July 30, 2012
Tenba Mini Photo/Laptop Messenger Bag
REVIEW

Tenba Mini Photo/Laptop Messenger Bag ( olive)

Smaller and lighter than a typical messenger bag but still able to hold a pro dSLR body, a flash, a couple of small lenses, and a 13-inch laptop, the Tenba Mini Photo/Laptop Messenger Bag is one of the best-designed bags we've seen.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 22, 2012
National Geographic Small Walkabout Rucksack
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National Geographic Small Walkabout Rucksack

A great daypack for the amateur photographer, the National Geographic Walkabout Rucksack stylishly and comfortably carries everything the enthusiast needs for a day of shooting, plus it can handle most daily nonphotographic needs.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 9, 2009

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Nikon AF-S DX 18-105mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR lens
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Nikon AF-S DX 18-105mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR lens

The Nikon AF-S DX 18-105mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR lens is a good choice for someone who wants more than the basic kit lens has to offer, while remaining compact and lightweight.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 11, 2009
Tenba Shootout Sling
REVIEW

Tenba Shootout Sling ( Medium)

For a small camera sling with protection from the elements, the Tenba Shootout Sling is tough to beat. But make sure to try before you buy to ensure it's comfortable for you.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 26, 2009
Made Products Camera Armor Seattle Sling
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Made Products Camera Armor Seattle Sling

The Camera Armor Seattle Sling from Made Products is a truly waterproof camera bag, but you may find its small size constraining.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 1, 2008

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Canon EF 70-200mm f4 IS USM L
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Canon EF 70-200mm f4 IS USM L

The Canon EF 70-200mm f4 IS USM L lens is a professional grade 70-200mm lens without the size and heft, as well as price, as found in f2.8 versions.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 6, 2008
2.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4.0-5.6 IS lens
REVIEW

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4.0-5.6 IS lens

A lightweight, compact design coupled with its stabilized 400mm-equivalent focal length zoom and affordable price make the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS a versatile lens for entry-level shooters and amateurs on a budget.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 27, 2008