Ben is an experienced industry journalist who formerly served as Senior Editor of News and Features at Reviewed. He now contributes as a freelance writer and editor. Most recently hailing from the vast wilds of the American southwest, he is an avid photographer who is deeply disturbed by the lack of wide open landscapes in Boston.
Articles and Reviews by Ben Keough
Hands-On with the Leica Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2
January 06, 2014 – Yes, it's expensive. Yes, it's big. But what a lens it is.
New Nikon Df Brings Old-School Control to Full-Frame DSLRs
November 04, 2013 – Retro looks, advanced physical controls, and enhanced compatibility with manual-focus lenses. Oh my!
Nikon Df First Impressions Review
November 04, 2013 – Nikon goes back to the future with its newest full-frame DSLR.
Sony Alpha A7 First Impressions Review
October 30, 2013 – Hold on to your hats: Full-frame just went mirrorless!
Olympus Stylus 1 First Impressions Review
October 29, 2013 – Olympus has big dreams for its miniature OM-D.
Leica C First Impressions Review
October 26, 2013 – Leica's LF1 clone isn't a better camera, but it sure is prettier.
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 First Impressions Review
October 25, 2013 – Sony's premium superzoom is a gorgeous camera, but who will buy it?
Fujifilm XQ1 First Impressions Review
October 24, 2013 – Fujifilm's X-Trans technology moves downmarket in the tiny XQ1
Panasonic Lumix GM1 First Impressions Review
October 17, 2013 – The Lumix GM1 puts the "micro" back in Micro Four Thirds.
Nikon Coolpix A Digital Camera Review
October 10, 2013 – Nikon's pocket powerhouse is a great camera, but your money is better spent elsewhere.
Nikon D610 Boasts New Shutter Assembly, Lower Price
October 08, 2013 – Can the newest entry-level full-frame DSLR atone for the sins of its father?
Canon PowerShot G16 Digital Camera Review
September 30, 2013 – Canon's newest G-series compact asks, "Why mess with success?"
Sample Gallery: Canon PowerShot G16
September 23, 2013 – Another incremental upgrade from Canon preserves the excellent image quality of last year's PowerShot G15.
Sony Cyber-shot QX10 Digital Camera Review
September 17, 2013 – Fed up with your smartphone camera? No problem—just snap on a new one.
Sony Highlights Innovative Camera Tech at IFA Berlin 2013
September 16, 2013 – NEX mirrorless cameras and A-mount DSLRs are on display, but the emphasis is on emerging form factors.
Touring Samsung's Camera Display at IFA Berlin 2013
September 10, 2013 – Cameras get a place of pride on Samsung's massive show floor.
Panasonic Lumix Booth Tour at IFA Berlin 2013
September 09, 2013 – Lumix cameras get the red carpet treatment at Panasonic's IFA booth.
Ricoh Theta First Impressions Review
September 07, 2013 – Ricoh thinks outside the frame with its iPhone-friendly spherical image camera.
Canon Tent Tour at IFA Berlin 2013
September 06, 2013 – Canon's garden tent is a cool getaway from IFA's hectic show floors.
Mobile Photography Gadgets Shine at Showstoppers Berlin
September 05, 2013 – Amid a veritable zoo of off-brand accessories, two photographer-friendly iPhone add-ons stood out.
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