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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
Sony Alpha 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G SSM IIWeatherproof
Sony A Mount Zoom
Sony Alpha A7 II24 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)
Sony E Lens Mount
Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6L IS II USMStabilized & Weatherproof
Canon EF Mount Zoom
Pentax HD DA 16-85mm F/3.5-5.6 ED DC WRWeatherproof
Pentax K Mount Zoom
Pentax WG-30w16 Megapixels Fixed Lens
5X Wide Optical Zoom
Waterproof to 12m
Canon EF 400mm F/4 DO IS USM IIStabilized & Weatherproof
Canon EF Mount Prime Lens
Fujinon XF50-140mm F/2.8R LM OIS WR Review
Fujinon XF50-140mm F/2.8R LM OIS WR Review added to the Fuji X-T1 Photographer Experience. This is the top-of-the-line X-mount lens with constant maximum aperture in a weathersealed and freezeproof body with built-in optical image-stabilization.
Fuji X-T1 Graphite Hands-On
The Graphite Edition of the excellent Fuji X-T1 adds an ultra-fast electronic-shutter with 1/32000s maximum speed and a number of improvements in a new smooth and highly durable finish.
Nikon D750 Review
The first video-optimized full-frame DSLR features a 24 MP CMOS sensor with ISO 50 - 51200 range, 6.5 FPS and full 1080p HD video at 60 FPS, with stereo sound and AF-tracking. A 100% coverage viewfinder and large 3.2" tilting LCD with 1.2MP allow precise framing.
Best Digital Cameras of 2014
The best digital cameras of 2014, selected among each class and for various types of photography.
Nikon 1 J4 Review
The smallest Nikon mirrorless packs an 18 MP high-speed CMOS sensor capable of 60 FPS drive and full 1080p HD video at 60 FPS, plus slow-motion video up to 1200 FPS.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Review
Uniquely compact mirrorless that features a 16 MP LiveMOS Four-Thirds sensor with ISO 125-25600 range, 1/16000s-60s, 5 FPS drive and full 1080p HD video. Full manual controls and a very complete feature-set.
Fuji X30 Review
Premium compact with a bright 28-112mm F/2-2.8 mechanical-zoom lens and a 12 MP 2/3" X-Trans CMOS II sensor with built-in Phase-Detect AF. Now offers a large 0.65X magnification 2.8 MP 100% coverage EVF with Eye-Start sensor. Dual control-dials and full 1080p HD @ 60 FPS.
Expert Shield Screen Protector Review
Expert Shield Screen Protectors offer scratch protection with a crystal clear covering that uses no adhesive.
Canon EOS Rebel T5 Review
Entry-level DSLR with 18 MP, 9-Point Phase-Detect AF, 3 FPS drive and full 1080p HD video in a compact body. The lowest-cost Canon DSLR yet.
Nikon D810 Review
Professional DSLR with anti-alias-filter-free 36 MP CMOS sensor. Ultra-low ISO 32 to 51200. 5 FPS and 1080p @ 60 FPS. Large 0.7X magnification 100% coverage OVF. All new processing-pipeline and Highlight-Weighed metering.
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