Daven Mathies

Daven Mathies

Daven began writing at a young age for no other reason than to teach himself how to type. He later took up photography to learn how cameras worked. His love for the tech eventually turned into a passion for the crafts facilitated by it. He has spent the last six years writing about photography — and still yearns to be a better typist.

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The design still says retro, but Fujifilm's X-T3 is all about the future

If the X-T2 brought Fujifilm into the modern era, the X-T3 is focused on the future. With a new sensor and processor, completely revamped autofocus, and vastly upgraded video, it's the new APS-C camera to beat.
Emerging Tech

DJI Mavic 2 Pro vs Mavic 2 Zoom: What’s the real difference?

DJI's Mavic 2 series drones are ready to fly -- but which one is right for you? The Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom are nearly identical save for their cameras. Here's what you need to know about these powerful new UAVs.
Product Review

Fast and steady wins the race for Canon’s 85mm f/1.4L IS lens

Combining both a fast f/1.4 aperture and optical image stabilization, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L rejects the choice between speed and stability and finally delivers a prime lens that gives photographers the best of both.
Photography

Hasselblad’s widest lens turns medium-format X1D into sublime camera for landscapes

Hasselblad's new XCD 21mm f/4 lens turns the medium-format X1D into a travel photographers dream camera -- if you can afford it. We took one with us to Europe to put it through its paces, and it is the perfect combo.
Photography

We shot Hasselblad’s fastest lens ever, the XCD 80mm f/1.9, and it’s stunning

With an aperture that just breaks through the f/2 barrier, Hasselblad's new XCD 80mm f/1.9 is the first truly fast lens for the medium-format X1D-50c. The total number of lenses for the two-year-old system now stands at six.
Photography

Hasselblad unveils 3 new XCD lenses, including both its fastest and longest yet

Starting off Photokina with a bang, Hasselblad has officially announced three new lenses for the X1D-50c medium-format mirrorless camera, including its long-awaited, fast-aperture XCD 80mm f/1.9.