Photography Tips & Workflow
Photoshop vs Elements vs Lightroom DifferencesDifferences between Photoshop CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Lightroom.
Understanding Exposure CompensationUnderstanding Exposure-Compensation and how to use it.
Preparing For a Model-ShootAn 8-step checklist on how to prepare for a studio model-shoot.
Travel TipsTips to avoid mistakes when traveling with a digital camera. These few simple tips make traveling with a digital camera much easier.
RAW MythsThis feature dispels common myths encountered around the internet and in digital photography books. Helps understand RAW, JPEG and DNG.
Backing Up Digital Photographs and MediaBackup strategies and considerations for digital images and other media.
Digital Asset Management SoftwareOverview of what DAM software do and their features. Reviews of catalogging software for independent profesionals and advanced amateurs: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Bibble 5 Pro, IDimager Professional, IMatch, PicaJet FX
The Digital Photography WorkflowThe Life of a Digital Image is described step by step from its creation to its use, passing through offloading, editing, manipulating, cataloging and backing up.
Image Size & ResolutionImage size and resolution are each terms often used to describe different but related concepts. These concepts are important for those who wish to print their digital images. This feature attempts to explain the concepts clearly.
Image Size vs QualityGuess which combination of image size and compression level provides better quality? Then, read this feature to know the answer!
Depth-of-Field and Hyperfocal DistanceThis feature explains depth-of-field and how to maximize it using the concept of hyperfocal distance. Also includes an online applet for calculating hyperfocal distances on normal rectilinear lenses.
Digital Camera MoviesDigital cameras for recording movies. This feature explains why and why not.
New Cameras & Lenses
Pentax D FA 24-70mm F/2.8 SDM WRWeatherproof
Pentax K Mount Zoom
Samyang 21mm F/1.4 ED AS UMC CSCanon M Mount Prime Lens
Samyang 50mm F/1.2 AS UMC CSMicro Four-Thirds Mount Prime Lens
Samyang 50mm F/1.2 AS UMC CSCanon M Mount Prime Lens
Samyang 50mm F/1.2 AS UMC CSFuji X Mount Prime Lens
Samyang 50mm F/1.2 AS UMC CSSony E Mount Prime Lens
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.
Fuji X-T10 Review
Premium 16 megapixels Fuji mirrorless with a 16 MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor, EXR II processor and 2.4 MP 0.39" EVF with 0.62X magnification, 100% coverage and Eye-Start sensor. Hybrid digital and mechanical design with dual control-dials and direct exposure dials plus 7 custom buttons.
Fuji X-A2 Review
Mirrorless with standard 16 megapixels APS-C CMOS sensor. Dual control-dials at an entry-level price, plus 3" tilting LCD, built-in WiFi and 5.6 FPS drive.
Canon Powershot SX610 HS Review
Ultra-compact ultra-zoom with a stabilized 18X wide-angle optical zoom and 20 megapixels high-speed CMOS sensor. ISO 80-3200, 1/2000-15s, 2.5 FPS and full 1080p HD video, plus WiFi and NFC.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Review
Ultra-zoom prosumer camera with a large 20 MP 1" CMOS sensor and stabilized 16X wide-angle optical-zoom lens. Records full 4K Ultra-HD at 30 FPS. High-speed 4K Photo-Mode and 12 FPS drive.
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.