Before I even start this article, we need to add a disclaimer – if you love charts and graphs and full resolution comparisons, or if you have a visceral emotional attachment to your gear and/or need validation for your purchase decisions from the internet – you might want to move on to the next post. [...]Show More Summary
It’s pretty amazing what you can do with a cheap LED and a DSLR. Last weekend a friend visited and brought this beastly yellow machine, of course I couldn’t help but break out the tripod and snap a few shots. Read more...
When the Sony Alpha 7R II was announced, it promised a lot of game-changing features, but its low light AF capability was an unknown. We've already seen some of the incredible continuous AF abilities of the a7R II, including pinpoint...Show More Summary
Continuing to upgrade select lenses from its catalog with stepping motors, Canon has added STM focusing capability to its EF 50mm f/1.8 prime. The new motor mates up with the Movie Servo AF mode in newer DSLRs for quicker, smoother, and quieter autofocus for video and live view. Show More Summary
Canon has taken the main DSLR awards for the best products of the year as voted by the prestigious European Imaging and Sound Association. The EOS 7D Mark ll won 'European Prosumer DSLR Camera' while the EOS 5DS/5DS R won the award for 'European Professional DSLR Camera'. Read more
The battle between was never that fierce and it seems that the action is not over yet. In the blue corner we have the heavy weight champions, Canon and Nikon with their old-yet-proven DSLR lines and on the red corner we have Fuji and Sony with their slick-and-fast mirrorless lines. Moving from Canon to Nikon [...]Show More Summary
How many of us have missed the ideal shot because we were too busy digging out our camera? There’s no doubt that bringing a DSLR on outdoor adventures presents a problem. Not only does the camera strap dig into your neck, but the camera bounces around when you’re hiking. Do you suffer with it swishing...
The first thing you notice when unpacking the new Nikon D7200 DSLR camera ($1,699 with an 18 - 140 mm DX lens) is the size of the so-called user's manual. This can be a bit intimidating to those of us that are moving up from an entry-level DSLR (such as the Nikon D3300), which comes with a manual that's about a third as thick. Show More Summary
Witrh more than 50 million pixels in a photo in a DSLR, the 5DS is a monster camera even by Canon’s standard.
500px built its service around serious photographers uploading DSLR shots on their PCs, but it knows that mobile users matter, too -- and it's not going to sit idly by while Flickr and Instagram steal the spotlight. The company has launched a brand new iOS app that gives the entire experience a much-needed overhaul. Show More Summary
Whether you have a DSLR, a pocket camera, or simply use your mobile phone to take snapshots, there are some simple rules of photography etiquette that you can follow to make the shooting experience more enjoyable for you, as well as everyone else around you. Show More Summary
Light painting can be loads of fun and it’s actually super easy to get started – no DSLR needed. With just a smartphone, an app or two and a dark room you can start experimenting with the art-form. So, how do you get started? More »
This morning Tamron announced the arrival of their newest lens for APS-C DSLR users. The 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II VC adds image stabilization, improved AF and, according to Tamron, at 14.1 oz is the lightest lens of its kind. TheShow More Summary
Achieving a “film look” is something that most aspiring filmmakers strive to accomplish. We always want our work to appear as masterpieces, but sometimes we aren’t sure how to capture those little nuances that could help push it over the edge. The advent of dSLR video helped bring video production capabilities to the masses, but [...]Show More Summary
The Sony a5100 takes photos as well as cameras that go for hundreds more by employing a sensor that rivals DSLRs. After 60 hours of research and 25 hours of testing, we found the $600 Sony a5100 is the best mirrorless camera for beginners. It stands out from the dozens of [...]
If you always wanted your very own selfie in front of the Milky Way – its actually not that hard to do! Here’s what you need: DSLR camera with good high ISO performance. Fast, sharp wide angle lens. Tripod. Remote shutter release. A wide open really dark location. Lightroom or Photoshop for post-processing. Continue reading and [...]Show More Summary
The Nikon D7200 makes a solid case for itself for action and sports photography.
We’ve previously shared how you can convert your existing dSLR to shoot infrared images, but this approach is very touchy, technical, and would most assuredly void the warranty on your camera. Fortunately, for those wanting to shoot IR photos, Fuji has just announced X-T1 IR, the first mirrorless infrared camera. “The X-T1 IR focuses on both [...]Show More Summary
There's no denying that DSLRs are great at taking quality photos. But you can take pictures that are just as great - truly! - straight from your phone with just a few pointers. If you're headed to a wedding soon, these tips will help you realize you don't have to be a professional to produce wonderful images that everyone will be sharing. Show More Summary
You’re making a film, but your budget is low. You can get great quality video from the family DSLR as a video camera, or even a smartphone camera (the iPhone can make particularly good movies, as can Microsoft’s high-end Lumia devices), but putting together well lit and smooth motion shots can be tough without costly accessories. Show More Summary