Back in January, the Slow Mo guys showed us what a DSLR’s mirror and shutter mechanism looked like at 10,000 fps. It was pretty awesome. Today’s video is much less educational, but just as cool, if not more so. The duo took a CD, spun it around at 23,000 rotations per minute, and then filmed it shattering at 170,600 frames per second. Show More Summary
Reikan has announced a major update to its AF tuning software, FoCal. FoCal automates the process of calibrating your lens to your DSLR camera body, important - if not absolutely necessary - for critical focus when using fast lenses that yield shallow depth-of-field. Version 2 introduces the ability to check your copy of a lens against other users' test results. Read more
Would you buy an official Nikon hot shoe cover? For the most part, DSLR cameras are sealed up pretty tightly and do a solid job of keeping gunk off of important pieces. The hot shoe (that little square connection port on top of the camera where the flash attaches) however is an exception, often remaining exposed and collecting grime. Show More Summary
What could possibly be more fun than personifying inanimate objects? Especially when those objects are cameras. And not just any old Canon or Nikon DSLR, those are entirely too boring. Everyone knows those trendy mirrorless types have all the personality. They’re basically the reality TV stars of the camera world. Don’t believe me? Check out [...]Show More Summary
Two months ago, after shooting for 10 years with Canon, I completely switched to Sony. It surprised some readers of my blog, as well as some fellow photographers. To address the issue, I published a detailed post on my blog with the reasons behind my switch. Show More Summary
Okay, so you’ve purchased your first DSLR camera. You have read the manual, seen tutorials, asked your fellow photographer friends, and still, you are reluctant to experiment with your new purchase? Do you find it easier to just make use of the Auto function? You don’t even take the camera out with you, because you […]
Apple’s iPhones became Flickr’s most popular camera phones in 2008 and most popular cameras overall soon thereafter, but even now, iPhones constitute only 9.6% of the photo-sharing site’s userbase. Despite the iPhone’s undeniable popularity,...Show More Summary
The CASE Remote from Cheering Tech is a small box that connects to a DSLR camera via a USB cable and lets you wirelessly control almost every function, and some more. I was offered the device for review from Cheering Tech and decided to try it on without many expectations. Show More Summary
We recently pitted the iPhone 6 camera against the DSLR Canon 5D Mark II and the point-and-shoot Canon PowerShot SD1400-IS. The iPhone held its own in many areas, and it's unbeatable when it comes to portability. And as the adage goes,...Show More Summary
I just lifted Apple's gorgeous new MacBook with a single hand. For a moment, it felt like I was holding nothing at all. It's so light. With a laptop in my left paw, a DSLR camera in my right, only one of them felt substantial. It's the first of many things to love about Apple's new machine. But it's not completely lovable. Read more...
We recently returned from the CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, where we sat down with Kazunobu Saiki - General Manager of the Marketing Communication Department, in the Global Marketing Division of Ricoh Imaging. We spoke to Mr Saiki about...Show More Summary
[kitesurfer1404] put together a nice looking vintage photobooth with WiFi capability. He’s using an arduino to monitor the state of the buttons, LED lighting control, seven segment display AND the DSLR camera. He then uses a Raspberry Pi to control imagine processing and to provide scaling and other effects, which can take up to 20 seconds per image. Show More Summary
From iPhone to mid-level DSLR cameras, the video production world has many options for the amateur and prosumer videographer. Blackmagic's Pocket Cinema Camera offers users a next step into the pro video world, along with pro video challenges.
The D5500 is Nikon's first DSLR camera to include a touchscreen. It's hardly a new idea — Canon's EOS Rebel T4i was the first DSLR to have one and that came out in 2012. Nikon's newest camera is the company dragging its feet in the face...Show More Summary
A bigger buffer, new AF, and a tiny bit more resolution The Nikon D7100 was a pretty excellent mid-level DSLR and now Nikon has refreshed much of the spec list for the new D7200. The megapixel count comes in at 24.2, which is a very slight uptick from the D7100 that came before it. Show More Summary
A camera without a way to connect to a smartphone or tablet might as well be a rock, right? Nikon's new D7200 is the successor to the D7100 and is the company's first DSLR to have both built-in Wi-Fi and NFC. See also: Nikon D810A is...Show More Summary
Following hot on the heels of the D5500, Nikon has revealed yet another DSLR upgrade, this time in the form of a higher-end APS-C DSLR. The D7200 is an evolutionary rather than revolutionary upgrade to the D7100, but the 24-megapixel...Show More Summary
An upgrade from the popular D7100, the D7200 adds a faster processor and a larger buffer for burst shooting.
Nikon's D7200 has some big shoes to fill. The D7100 was one of our favorite midrange DSLRs of the past few years, and though it's by no means a radical upgrade, the D7200 presents some notable new features. It has a 24.2MP CMOS sensor...Show More Summary
Over the past few weeks, Nikon has introduced two DSLRs: the D5500 and D810A. And it doesn't look like the company plans to slow down its rollout of new cameras. Now, Nikon is introducing the D7200, a successor to the relatively popular D7100, which...