Christmas is nearly here and the festivities are soon to begin. Are you ready to capture those wonderful moments with your trusty DSLR camera? Before you squeeze the shutter release there are a few things to keep in mind to get the best possible shots and make the most of the holiday season. Show More Summary
If you happen to have a Chromecast and Android phone, you can use the combo to stream footage to a monitor, tv, projector, basically any kind of display with an HDMI port for the Chromecast. In the video from Mr. Cheesy Cam (below), you can see exactly how to do it. The video shows you [...]Show More Summary
In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for gifts to give this holiday season. This time, it’s apps. Given the sheer volume of photo and video apps I test every year, one of the quickest ways to judge which are best is to observe what actually maintains a ready position on my iPhone. Show More Summary
The D750 is Nikon's newest FX-format camera, offering a number of features from the D810 in combination with a 24MP sensor. It also boasts a faster frame rate than any non-professional full-frame Nikon DSLR since the D700. Aimed squarely...Show More Summary
If you do any sort of video work, you know how important it is to have professional quality. If you’re reading from a script, your options are either to remember it in its entirety hoping you don’t mess up, or read from a teleprompter. You could always remember bits and pieces and record a few lines at a time, but it will add in a lot more editing and makes...
Mirrorless cameras are now able to offer comparable image quality and performance to their DSLR rivals, but they have the benefits of being smaller, lighter, and arguably more stylish. However, choosing the right one for you can be difficult. Show More Summary
Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots and lower-end DSLRs. It's an ever-growing category with options for photographers of varying skill level and intentions. The common factors...Show More Summary
As a keen, enthusiast photographer, what camera should I buy?
Do you know someone who’s always been really handy with a point-and-shoot camera, who wants to move up to DSLR but doesn’t know what to do first? I was that, once! Click through for all the basic supplies your loved one will need to get started doing DSLR photography.
2014 was an impressive year for camera and lens launches. We've shared our thoughts on many of them, from high-quality high-end DSLRs to some very enticing enthusiast compacts. Now it's your turn - our 2014 Readers' Polls are open! Cast your vote in four categories: Best High-end ILC, Best Lens, Best Consumer ILC and Best High-end Compact Camera. Read more
2014 was a good year for enthusiast photographers, and saw a range of extremely high-quality DSLRs and mirrorless cameras released from all of the major manufacturers. As well as iterative upgrades to existing cameras, we also saw brand new products from Fujifilm and Samsung, and 4K video made its first appearance in this product class. Show More Summary
Plenty of cameras were released in 2014, among them some very attractive consumer-level interchangeable lens cameras. Among the mirrorless and DSLR models in this class released in 2014 were a new Panasonic GM - the almost impossibly-small DMC-GM5, the very highly-specc'd Nikon D3300 and the awfully flashy (literally) Pentax K-S1. Show More Summary
Wouldn't it be cool to discover a planet circling a lonely star light years away from Earth? Maybe you'd even get to name it. Actually exploring deep space is hard, but as IEEE Spectrum's David Schneider points out, detecting exoplanets is pretty simple, simple enough that a basic DSLR and a telephoto lens can do it. Read more...
I'm going to try to convince you that if you've got a budget DSLR slung over your shoulder, there's a high likelihood that you'll be better served by a point-and-shoot camera. Weird, right? But hear me out. Read more...
It’s difficult to find a mid-range camera these days that stands out from the crowd. Professional cameras are a long way ahead of the pack when it comes to image quality and durability, but the cheapest of the cheap DSLRs are now also...Show More Summary
The rise of smartphone cameras decimated the entry-level digital camera market. In contrast, sales of DSLR and other high-end cameras have thrived. High-end cameras provide interchangeable lenses and have the raw performance demanded...Show More Summary
Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in the right place. If you’re like me, browsing through latest high-end lenses can be a little depressing. Show More Summary
The camera is one part of the DSLR equation, and the lens is the other. Here’s the basics that you need to know before lens shopping. More »
Over the last week we’ve published posts revealing the most popular DSLRs and Compact System cameras among our readers (based upon what they’ve been buying in the last 3 months). Today we’re looking at the best selling and most popular DSLR Lenses. Show More Summary
Got your first DLSR? It can be daunting at first, but these tips will help you make the most out of your new photography gear. More »