Gear Information & Howto
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.
Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm F/5.6E ED VR ReviewShooting report for the Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm F/5.6E ED VR super-telephoto wildlife lens.
Weather-Sealed Mirrorless Camera ComparisonIn-depth comparison of all current cropped-sensor mirrorless digital cameras. Compares the Fuji X-T1 (Graphite), Nikon 1 AW1, Olympus OM-D E-M1. Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8.
Mirrorless Viewfinder SizesSpecifications of EVFs for most mirrorless cameras are found in this feature article.
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.
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 EOS 1D X Mark II20 Megapixels DSLR
Canon EF Lens Mount
Olympus PEN F20 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)
Micro Four-Thirds Lens Mount
Fuji Fujinon XF100-400mm F/4.5-5.6R LM OIS WRStabilized & Weatherproof
Fuji X Mount Zoom
Fuji X-Pro224 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)
Fuji X Lens Mount
Weatherproof down to -10C
Fuji X-E2s16 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)
Fuji X Lens Mount
Fuji X7016 Megapixels Fixed Lens
Fixed 28mm lens
Canon EOS Rebel T6s Review
Newly designed Rebel with dual control-dials and top status LCD. 24 MP APS-C sensor, Hybrid AF III with 19 all-cross points and on-sensor Phase-Detect AF. 5 FPS Drive and full 1080p HD video capture.
Canon Powershot G3 X Review
Ultra-zoom with a 25X optical zoom lens and large 20 MP 1" CMOS sensor in a weather-sealed body with dual control-dials, a lens ring and efficient controls. Captures full 1080p HD video at 60 FPS with internal or external stereo sound.
Best Digital Cameras of 2015
The best new digital cameras of 2015. Plus, find out which ones of 2014 still lead their category. Compact, Premium Cameras, Ultra-Zooms, Mirrorless and DSLR are all covered.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Review
16 megapixels Micro Four-Thirds mirrorless. 2.4 MP 0.5" EVF with Eye-Start sensor plus dual control-dials. 4K Ultra-HD video, 8 FPS continuous-drive, hybrid shutter with 1/16000-60s shutter-speeds, ISO 100-25600 and Contrast-Detect DFD autofocus system sensitive to -4 EV.
Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm F/5.6E ED VR Review
Nikon constant-aperture super-telephoto zoom with 200-500mm range and the latest Vibration-Reduction effective to 4.5 stops. Built-in super-sonic AF in a sturdy weatherproof body.
Nikon Coolpix P900 Review
In-depth review of the Nikon P900 ultra-zoom with an unprecedented 83X stabilized optical zoom lens paired with a 16 MP BSI-CMOS sensor capable for 7 FPS continuous drive and 1080p HD video at 60 FPS. Built-in 0.2" EVF with 920K pixels and Eye-Start sensor, rotating 3" LCD with 920K pixels, WiFi and a built-in GPS.
Lightroom Architectural Photography
Learn how to process architectural photography images using Adobe Lightroom.
Weatherproof Mirrorless Comparison
In-depth comparison of weather-sealed mirrorless digital cameras. Covers features, capabilities, image-quality and performance of the Fuji X-T1, X-T1 Graphite, Nikon 1 AW1, Olympus OM-D E-M1, E-M5 Mark II, Panasonic GH4 and GX8.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Review
Panasonic flagship mirrorless, the first 20 MP Micro Four-Thirds digital camera. Built-in image-stabilization, 2.4 MP 0.44" EVF with 0.77X magnification. 8 FPS Drive and 4K Ultra-HD video. Fully weather-sealed and feature-rich.
Mirrorless EVF Sizes
Find the specifications of EVFs for almost any mirrorless camera here. A table compares the resolution, size, magnification and coverage among mirrorless EVFs.
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