You are overwhelmed by all the options available.
You don’t understand all the different terminology manufacturers use.
You want to upgrade your gear but don’t know where to start.
Know which body or lens is right for you. Fully understand all the acronyms and words used in the photography space. Buy your next piece of gear with full confidence, knowing it’s right for you!
In this 49 part video series, I’ll break down all the different terminology used by the major brands in photography, explain all the different systems available, and teach you about the huge selection of lenses in the market.
Having used most of these systems personally, I’ll explain the best items within each line and those you ought to avoid.
This will help you make informed decisions so you can spend your money wisely.GET STARTED
“As a photographer, I think it’s important to understand how all these brands interplay with each other, and this course really delivers the history of photography technology in a fun and useful way.”
“Buying a new camera is scary. Being able to see what all the brands are doing and what their future looks like has helped me make the right choice with my purchases and what I’m investing in for the future!!”
“Another awesome course Matt!! I was so confused about what I should be looking at for my next camera. You’ve helped me get it right!!!!! Plus, all the history was super interesting.”
"There are so many options when it comes to choosing gear, at all price points. I want to make it easy for people to understand all the options they have to make the right choice and get a system they love and will help improve their photography!"
A brief history of this huge company, a breakdown of the terminology Canon uses, and an overview of all the lens different systems out there.
In this lesson, I’ll take you through the different APS-C DSLR bodies which Canon makes and the idiosyncrasies that set them apart. We’ll look at sensor sizes, focus points differences,...
In this lesson, I’ll explain all the differences between the models in Canon’s full-frame DSLR range.
Now I’ll focus on Canon’s EF-S lens range. You’ll learn how to decipher all of this to make the right choice with your lens selection.
Moving onto Canon’s EF prime selection, you’ll learn how to choose the right lens for you.
In this lesson, I’ll walk you through the two mirrorless systems Canon makes and the EF-M lenses that accompany them.
In this lesson, I’ll break down the differences between the available full-frame mirrorless R range bodies available.
Canon’s R systems have some amazing glass available. In this lesson, I’ll teach you how to understand the differences.
In this lesson, you’ll learn all about Canon’s compact range.
At the top end of Canon’s compact range, there are some great cameras. Learn how to select the right one for you.
A brief history of Fujifilm, an explanation of the terminology used, and you’ll learn about the different products available.
An in-depth look at all the different bodies in the Fujifilm X range.
Next, we look at all the various lenses available for the X range of cameras.
In this lesson, I’ll teach you about the camera and lens options Fujifilm has in the medium format market.
A brief history of Hasselblad and I’ll teach you about the H series and the respective lenses.
In this lesson, I’ll take you through the X series Hasselblad offers and the associated lens options.
A short history of newcomers Laowa and I’ll take you through their current range of mirrorless, DSLR, and cinema lenses.
In this first video on Leica, I’ll go through a brief history of this illustrious camera manufacturer and I’ll explain the different names used for Leica products.
Let’s take a look at the M systems that Leica produce and the range of lenses currently available.
In this lesson, I’ll finish up the different M mount lens review and I’ll teach you about Leica’s SL cameras and the lenses available. Finally, we go into Leica’s APS-C offe...
In this lesson, I’ll explain all the other systems Leica has to offer from their medium format S range to their Instax competitor.
I’ll take you through a brief history of Nikon and get started by explaining two of the company’s APS-C DSLR offerings.
Moving on to full-frame DSLR bodies from Nikon, let’s take a look at what sets these different bodies apart.
On the top end of Nikon’s range, you’ll find the D5 and D6. I’ll teach you all about these two huge cameras.
Nikon has an enormous range of lenses. In this lesson, I’ll go through the terminology Nikon use when it comes to lenses, and then we can dive in.
Continuing on with Nikon’s lens range, I’ll take you through some of my favorites for all budgets.
In this lesson, I’ll demystify the different options Nikon has at each focal length.
In this final lesson on Nikon’s huge range of DSLR lenses, I’ll continue to teach you about all the different options available.
Moving into Nikon’s mirrorless cameras, I’ll detail the difference between the three bodies currently available.
In this lesson, I’ll teach you about the lenses Nikon offer for their mirrorless systems.
I’ll walk you through all the other products Nikon has for photographers and share which ones I like for different situations.
In this first lesson on Olympus, I’ll explain a bit about the history of the company and give you an overview of the products available in the PEN range.
Focussing now on the OMD line of bodies from Olympus. Learn how to separate these cameras and find out which one is for you.
In this lesson, I’ll teach you about Olmypus’s incredible line-up for lenses and some other cameras that you might be looking at.
Let’s take a look at the history of Panasonic, where they sit in the market, and I’ll teach you about some of the bodies on the market.
In this lesson, I’ll walk you through Panasonic’s full-frame bodies and the lens options you should be looking at.
Learn the history of Pentax and Ricoh, and I’ll walk you through their current range of DSLRs, mirrorless as well as their flagship compact camera.
In this lesson, I’ll teach you about Phase One, their history, and their flagship medium format camera system.
Sleeping giant Samyang has an interesting history which I’ll teach you about. You’ll learn about their growing range of mirrorless and DSLR lenses.
In this lesson, I’ll talk you through the history of this huge lens manufacturer and I’ll clear up the terminology they are using for their products.
Now let’s look at the range of camera bodies that Sigma is still producing and the custom mount lenses.
In this lesson, I’ll finish teaching you about the full selection of lenses available from Sigma.
Let’s talk about Sony - their history, the terminology they use, and their A series of bodies.
In this lesson, I’ll round out the rest of Sony’s cameras and the associated lens options in the Alpha line.
In this final video on Sony, I’ll teach you all about the huge range of amazing compact cameras currently available and some other interesting cameras Sony is producing.
Learn all about Tamron, their history, the terminology they use, and the huge selection of lenses Tamron is currently producing.
In this lesson, I’ll talk you through lens manufacturer Tokina’s history, the naming system they use, and the products you should consider.
Learn all about German company Voigtlander. There are some incredible products in their range which I’ll explain in depth.
In this final video, I’ll talk to you about lens manufacturing giant Zeiss. Specifically, I’ll teach you all about their DSLR, mirrorless, and rangefinder lenses.