Daven Mathies

Daven Mathies

Daven joined Digital Trends in 2016 and is a contributing editor to the photography section. He began writing at a young age for no other reason than to teach himself how to type, later taking up photography to learn how cameras worked. His love for the tech eventually turned into a passion for the crafts facilitated by it, leading him to pursue a degree in film and video production. He now moonlights as a wedding and portrait photographer and has spent the better part of the last decade writing about cameras and photography -- and still yearns to be a better typist.

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DJI Osmo Mobile 3 review: Budget blockbuster

DJI's third-generation Osmo Mobile is better, easier, and cheaper than it's predecessors. It offers a host of new features, but lacks some settings useful to power users.

Built on a fast SSD, LaCie’s computer-free backup drive just got much better

LaCie's latest SSD drives turn up the speed on ruggedized, portable storage. The Rugged BOSS SSD offers battery-powered backups direct from memory cards without a computer.

The phone-sized Lume Cube LED panel is a powerful and pocketable video light

Lume Cube's newest light brings renewed form and function to the LED lighting category, with adjustable brightness and color temperature in a phone-sized panel that easily slips into your pocket.

The best instant cameras for 2019

Instant film photography has had its ups and downs, but now it's enjoying a revival. To help you find the best instant camera for your needs, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites, from basic to extraordinary.

The best digital cameras for 2019

From entry-level models to full-frame flagships, many cameras take great photos and video. The best digital cameras, however, push the industry forward with innovative sensors and improved usability, among other things. Here are our…

Nikon gives us our first look at its upcoming D6 professional DSLR

Nikon is working on a professional DSLR that will replace the D5, to be detailed later this year. For now, here's a couple of product photos to whet your appetite.