Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss any! Macro photographers have a plethora of choices when it comes to selecting a camera with this feature. Show More Summary
We'd expect image quality from Canon's EOS Rebel T6s and T6i (760D and 750D) to be very similar, and so far the 24.2MP APS-C DSLRs haven't surprised us. The real differences between these two models is in the user experience, as the T6s provides advanced touches like a top-panel LCD and rear quick control dial for easier access to exposure settings. Show More Summary
Some believe that smartphones will never replace “real cameras” like DSLRs or mirrorless cameras. This article is about providing evidence to the contrary and about making some amazing images with limited equipment. Here’s my account on shooting some of my first images of the Milky Way with nothing but a smartphone and a tripod. Introduction The above [...]Show More Summary
Olympus USA has produced a spoof documentary that claims to highlight the problems faced by those who spend too long carrying heavy DSLR equipment. The hero of the films, Paul, suffers a condition called 'DSL-Arm,' which is characterized by a dramatic lengthening of the right arm as a result of carrying weighty camera bodies and lenses. Read more
DSLR cameras have their fair share of advantages and disadvantages over their smaller rivals, but at the end of a long shooting day there’s one difference than lingers on – the weight. The size and weight of a DSLR might feel right for those who shoot with long lenses or have big hands, but usually [...]Show More Summary
The K-S2 offers several appealing features, including weatherproofing and sensor-shift image stabilization, but its video quality falls short.
If you have an interest in photography, you’ll be familiar with the name Sigma. Although the company lends it name to a range of camera models, it is best known as a manufacturer of quality lenses. Some of you may recall that earlier...Show More Summary
Here are the best consumer digital cameras of 2015, including our favorite DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, phone cameras and more.
The night Rasid Tugral vanished from his home in the Turkish capital of Ankara, the 26-year-old packed no suitcase, stuffed less than $115 of cash into his pockets and left his treasured DSLR camera to gather dust on the bedroom floor. For...Show More Summary
Canon’s new high res DSLR, the 5DS, shoots giant 50 megapixel images. That’s a crapload of resolution you probably don’t need. But it’s fun to look at anyways! We had the privilege of toying around with a pre-production beta sample of the camera. Here are the results. Read more...
While plenty of DSLRs also have a built-in flash, the feature has been out of favor with mirrorless manufacturers, prioritizing miniaturization. This is where the Metz mecablitz 26 AF-1 digital steps in. Small compared to standard hotshoe flash units, it's still a good deal larger than those that come in the box with most mirrorless cameras. Read review
Last month, Polenar Tactical set up a Indiegogo Campaign to crowdfund a training DVD on the AK platform. Here is the article we posted about it.. Their original goal was $9k to fund the project and get a 4k resolution DSLR to film the project. Show More Summary
Sony has a lineup of different cameras in its portfolio, ranging from compact, to DSLR, to mirrorless. However a recent photo posted by the Sony X Australia group on Facebook has led to speculation that a new product could be announced in the near future. Show More Summary
Nestled quietly on the back of most cameras is a button that is often ignored or misunderstood, particularly by those who have recently upgraded to a DSLR or Mirrorless camera. It’s the Exposure Lock button, and it can be a tremendous...Show More Summary
Apple has extended system-wide Raw support for 14 additional cameras, including Canon's newest flagship DSLRs. Digital Camera Raw 6.04 also brings Raw support to OS X Yosemite for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 smartphone, Nikon D7200 and Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II among others. Read more
Canon cameras are loved by professionals and hobbyists alike and their refurb sales offer some of the best opportunities to get some quality photo gear. My wife is a photographer and absolutely loves her Canon DSLR (which was a refurb deal) and a couple of her lenses are Canon ones as well. Show More Summary
DPR regular Steve Badger says that there's 'no excuse to be bored' when there's a camera at hand. His love of photography began when he borrowed a friend's superzoom, and eventually invested in a DSLR system. His home on the east coast of Australia provides plenty of spectacular scenery, but he's eager to travel and grow as a photographer. See gallery
For a while now Canon users quietly disappear whenever dynamic range comparisons or sensor ratings come up. The Canon sensors’ dynamic range is one of the main reasons why its flagship camera, and overall highest ranking sensor, is located in the not-so-impressive 35th place on DxoMark’s list. In fact, it shares that spot with Nikon’s [...]Show More Summary
If you lug a camera bag, imagine having its contents fit in your pocket. If you dont, but have always envied the photos from your friend's expensive cameras, imagine being able to get those images with your smartphone. That's the promise of Light. We dive into its tech to see how they think it is possible.
1. Camera strap(s) I stopped using the camera strap that comes with the camera (DSLR) quite awhile ago now. My fundamental gripes were as follows: Not at all comfortable to wear around the neck, especially if you have a long lens attached to the camera. Show More Summary