Used Gear

Report says UK households are sitting on $23 billion worth of unused camera gear

May 11, 2022
John Aldred

MPB, the world’s biggest retailer of used photography gear recently took a survey on unused tech in people’s homes. I mean, it makes sense, they’re…

14 tips for buying a used film camera: “Smell it first”

Jan 14, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Smelling a camera that you’re about to buy is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, when you’re buying a film camera,…

Lensrentals now lets you buy used gear straight from its website

Nov 15, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

The popular gear rental website Lensrentals now has a brand new feature: buying the gear you like. If you want to buy used gear, you…

The best used professional DSLRs to take your photography to the next level

Aug 1, 2021
Illya Ovchar

Most beginner photographers are often confused about equipment. Naturally, with so much choice, it is easy to get lost. However, you can replace all this…

Thinking about buying used camera gear? Watch this first

Jul 2, 2021
John Aldred

We’ve all either bought or thought about buying used gear before now. We know how much we baby our stuff and we know there are…

How to save $2,000 when buying a camera body

Jun 24, 2021
Illya Ovchar

One of the best ways to save money when buying photography equipment is buying used. Sure, there may be one or two risks involved, the…

Peak Design’s new platform makes it simpler to buy and sell used gear

May 11, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

  Peak Design is best known for camera bags. But now they’ve launched something completely new: Peak Design Marketplace. If you don’t want to buy…

I Use a 70-200mm From 2001 and I’m Not Upgrading Anytime Soon

Apr 21, 2021
Illya Ovchar

  How do old lenses fair against new lenses? The question is often easy to answer: new is better. How about Pro lenses? With most…

Second-hand market ditches DSLRs in favor of mirrorless

Feb 23, 2021
John Aldred

Well, this is a surprise. It seems that the second-hand market is following suit with new purchases. According to used gear retailer KEH, who reported on…

Be sure to check these for seven things when buying used lenses

Feb 27, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Buying used lenses is a great way to save some money, yet get a perfectly good piece of gear. But you want to make sure…