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Fuji X-T1 Photographer ExperienceUsing the Fuji X-T1 along with Fujinon XF18-135mm F/3.5-5.6R LM OIS and XF10-24mm F/4R OIS lenses.
The Best Digital CamerasThe best digital cameras, published yearly. A short list of the most outstanding models in their respective categories. Choose one for yourself or as a gift.
Expert Shield Screen Protector ReviewReview of Expert Shield Screen Protectors.
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2014 ReviewReview of the Second Generation Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon ultra-book. This carbon-fiber laptop is the lightest 14" model and features a non-glare 2560x1440 QHD display, builtin WiFi, BlueTooth, 4G and more. This article presents how it performs and compares to the competition.
Amazing Lenses to Make You Want Another SystemThese amazing lenses, plus a few extra ones for good measure, will make you want to buy another system. These unique will expand your photographic vision. Each is mostly unique to a system making you wish you had one camera for every one of them!
ThinkTank CityWalker ReviewReview of the ThinkTank CityWalker 20 ultra-light shoulder bag.
50 Gifts Under $50 For Photographers50 Gifts photographers will love. All for under $50 USD.
Moire Hunt: Pentax K-5 IIs vs K-5 IIIn search for Moire with the Pentax K-5 IIs and how the K-5 II with anti-alias filter handles it. Comparison of moire artifacts and circumstances to cause it.
Demystifying Digital Camera Types - 2012 EditionDigital camera types explained simply. From Point&Shot to Ultra-Zooms. DSLR, SLD, SLT and ILC, plus the latest Mirrorless, large sensor compacts and Digital Medium-Format described.
ThinkTank Street WalkerThinkTank Streetwalker lightweight camera backpack review.
Digital Photography Computer Buying GuideComputers are almost always part of the digital photography workflow. Whie any could be used, getting the right computer can make the workflow much more efficient and pleasant. This feature article looks at all the parts that make an ideal digital photography computer.
ThinkTank Speed Freak V2.0 ReviewReview of the ThinkTank Speed Freak V2.0 convertible camera bag that switches from a belt-pack to a shoulder-bag with ultra-efficient access.
Panorama Photography GearAll the gear you need to make the best panorama photos.
Nikon D7000 vs Pentax K-5Everything you need to know about choosing between the Nikon D7000 and Pentax K-5.
ThinkTank Shape-Shifter Camera Bag ReviewReview of the ThinkTank Shape-Shifter camera transportation bag. This backpack can carry 2 DSLRs, 3 lenses and a 17" laptop, plus it compresses down to 3 inches when not in use.
ThinkTank Sling-O-Matic 20Review of the ThinkTank Sling-O-Matic 20 camera sling. This bag quickly moves from back to chest position and switches carrying side with a unique sliding railing.
ThinkTank Urban Disguise 70 Pro V2.0Review of the ThinkTank Urban Disguise 70 Pro V2.0 shoulder bag for professional photography gear.
Olympus Micro Four-Thirds Lens RoundupRoundup of all Olympus Micro Four-Thirds lenses. These M.Zuiko lenses are designed for Micro Four-Thirds, which include Olympus and Panasonic SLD cameras.
How To Use a GorillapodLearn how to properly use a Gorillapod to support your camera with maximum stability.
6 Years of Camera InnovationWhere has 6 years of digital camera innovations brought us? What has improved and what has not? We let the flagship Nikon Coolpix P7000 answer this compared to the Konica-Minolta Dimage A2.
Weather Sealed DSLR Cameras ComparisonThe Canon EOS 7D, Nikon D300S, Olympus E-3, Pentax K-7, Pentax K20D and Pentax K200D are all the current small-sensor DSLR cameras with weather-sealing, meaning they can be taken out when the weather is not ideal. Find out what differentiates them in this detailed comparison.
DSLR Lens SelectionSo many lenses, so little money... So you got to chose some. This feature describes the basic factors for building your own general lens kit and includes some possible complementary lens combinations.
Camera Bag GuideTo help readers determine which type of camera bag suits their needs better, this short guide presents the most common types, discuss their advantages and disadvantages and mentions several models from major camera bag makers, most of them available in a variety of sizes.
Digital SLR Viewfinder SizesThe viewfinder specifications of most DSLR cameras can be found in this feature article.
The Digital SLR DifferenceThe Konica-Minolta A2 faces the Canon 20D. This challenge between a top-of-the-line fixed-lens digital camera and a high-end DSLR compares the experience of using these two types of cameras. Everyone chosing between an SLR or a fixed-lens digital camera should read this feature.
Memory Card PerformanceActual performance measurements of various memory cards. Card ratings are advertised everywhere but can be deceiving. Here, read and write performance are measured from actual image file transfers.
ViewfindersEverything there is to know about different types of viewfinders. They have a simple purpose but their influence is huge, this features explains why.
10 Megapixels DSLR Cameras ComparisonThe Pentax K10D, Sony Alpha A100, Nikon D80, Nikon D200 and Canon Rebel XTi are compared in this detailed comparison. Here we examine what differentiates these 10 megapixels DSLR cameras.
New Cameras & Lenses
Canon Powershot G3 X20 Megapixels Ultra Zoom
25X Ultra-Wide Optical Zoom
Pentax Ricoh GR II16 Megapixels Fixed Lens
Fixed 28mm lens
Leica Q Typ 11624 Megapixels Fixed Lens
Fixed 28mm lens
Sony Alpha A7R II42 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)
Sony E Lens Mount
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II20 Megapixels Fixed Lens
8.3X Ultra-Wide Optical Zoom
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 IV20 Megapixels Fixed Lens
2.9X Ultra-Wide Optical Zoom
Canon EOS Rebel T5i Review
Entry-level DSLR. 18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor with built-in Phase-Detect AF. 5 FPS drive and full 1080p HD video. Single control-dial and 95% crop 0.85X magnification viewfinder in a comfortable and light-weight body.
Nikon 1 J5 Review
The 1 J5 introduces a new 20 megapixels 1" high-speed CMOS sensor in a compact body with dual control-dials, a traditional mode-dial and a tilting 3" touchscreen LCD. Continuous drive up to 60 FPS at full-resolution, 4K Ultra-HD video capture and a 105-point on-sensor Phase-Detect AF system.
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Review
The new E-M5 brings 40 megapixels Super-Resolution capture to Micro Four-Thirds while improving 5-axis image-stabilization and showing off a new 2.4 MP 0.5" EVF with Eye-Start Sensor. Native 16 MP drive @ 10 FPS and full 1080p HD @ 60 FPS.
Fuji XQ2 Review
Ultra-Compact Fuji premium camera. 12 MP 2/3" X-Trans CMOS II sensor with built-in Phase-Detect AF. Ultra-Bright F/1.8 wide-angle 4X optical-zoom. Dual control-dials, 3" LCD and built-in WiFi.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Review
Unique premium compact with 12 MP effective multi-aspect resolution and ultra-wide ultra-bright 24-75mm F/1.7-2.8 lens. 11 FPS Drive and 4K Ultra-HD video at 30 FPS. Plenty of direct controls plus a built-in 2.8 MP EVF with Eye-Start sensor, a 3" LCD and WiFi.
Nikon D7200 Review
New Nikon flagship APS-C DSLR with a revised 24 MP CMOS sensor without anti-alias filter. 6 FPS with deep buffer and 1080p @ 60 FPS video capture. Dual control-dials, 100% coverage viewfinder and WiFi in a weather-sealed body.
Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide - 2015 Edition
Our detailed mirrorless digital camera buying guide, fully updated for 2015. This is the best and more current mirrorless guide!
Nikon D5500 Review
Compact entry-level DSLR with a 24 MP APS-C sensor without anti-alias filter. 5 FPS drive and full 1080p HD video at 60 FPS. A 3.2" 1 MP rotating touchscreen LCD plus built-in WiFi.
Canon Powershot G7 X Review
Premium compact with a large 20 MP 1" CMOS sensor. Stabilized ultra-bright ultra-wide-angle 4.2X optical zoom lens. ISO 125-12800, 1/2000s-250s shutter-speed, 6.5 FPS and full 1080p HD @ 60 FPS. Dual-controls dials and a tilting 3" LCD.
Fuji X100T Review
The latest classically-styled fixed lens camera from Fuji packs a 16 MP sensor with built-in Phase-Detect AF and a bright F/2 fixed 23mm lens. It offers a unique hybrid EVF/OVF with Digital Range Finder in a highly mechanical design.
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