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.
Getting the most of Architectural Photography with LightroomLearn how to process architectural photography images using Adobe Lightroom.
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.
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.
Mastering Photoshop Layers Book ReviewBook review of Mastering Photoshop Layers by Juergen Gulbins.
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!
Handbook of Bird Photography ReviewReview of The Handbook of Bird Photography by Markus Varesvuo, Jari Peltomäki and Bence Máté
Digital Capture After Dark Book ReviewDigital Capture After Dark by Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler and Philipp Scholz Rittermann book review.
The Lens Book ReviewReview of The Lens: A Practical Guide for the Creative Photographer by NK Guy.
ThinkTank CityWalker ReviewReview of the ThinkTank CityWalker 20 ultra-light shoulder bag.
Sony SLT-A77 Unofficial Quintessential Guide Book ReviewBook review of Sony SLT-A77 Unofficial Quintessential Guide by Carol Roullard and Brian Matsumoto.
Remote Exposure Book ReviewBook review of Remote Exposure: A Guide to Kiking and Climbing Photography by Alexandre Buisse.
50 Gifts Under $50 For Photographers50 Gifts photographers will love. All for under $50 USD.
Panobook 2012 ReviewReview of Kolor Panobook 2012 by Rocky Nook. This is a showcase of the best panorama photos of the year.
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.
Serial Photography Book ReviewReview of Serial Photography: Using Themed Images to Improve Your Photography Skills by Harald Mante.
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.
Architectural Photography Book ReviewBook review of Architectural Photography by Adrian Schulz.
ThinkTank Street WalkerThinkTank Streetwalker lightweight camera backpack review.
Photography for Kids! Book ReviewBook review of Photography for Kidz! by Micheal Ebert and Sandra Abend.
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.
Photoshop vs Elements vs Lightroom DifferencesDifferences between Photoshop CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Lightroom.
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.
Mastering Digital Panoramic Photography Book ReviewReview of Mastering Digital Panoramic Photography book my Harald Woeste.
Composition Photo Workshop Book ReviewBook review of Composition Photo Workshop by Blue Fier.
Understanding Exposure CompensationUnderstanding Exposure-Compensation and how to use it.
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.
Preparing For a Model-ShootAn 8-step checklist on how to prepare for a studio model-shoot.
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.
Mastering HD Video with Your DSLRBook review of Mastering HD Video with Your DSLR by Helmut Kraus and Uwe Steinmueller.
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.
Travel TipsTips to avoid mistakes when traveling with a digital camera. These few simple tips make traveling with a digital camera much easier.
How To Shoot A ReportageBrutally practical tips and tricks for shooting a reportage by Enzo Dal Verme.
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.
Mastering Canon EOS Flash PhotographyComplete coverage of using Canon DSLRs with built-in, studio and dedicated flashes.
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.
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.
Fundamentals of PhotographyA handbook covering nearly every photography topic like equipment, lighting, composition, light, color and many more.
The Photographer's EyeAn entire book devoted to the art of composing photographs, certainly the most difficult to teach aspect of photography.
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.
The Nikon D200 Dbook ReviewAn extensive digital-format manual for the Nikon D200. This DBook explains all the D200's features, plus how and when to use them.
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.
National Geographic The Ultimate Field Guide To Landscape PhotographyIntermediate-level book focusing on landscape photography. This particular book assumes basic knowledge of photography and builds upon it.
National Geographic Photography Field Guide - TravelImportant aspects of travel photography are explained in this book. This book include general photography basics plus lots of practical advice about travel photography.
Digital SLR Viewfinder SizesThe viewfinder specifications of most DSLR cameras can be found in this feature article.
National Geographic Photography Field Guide- Secrets to making great pictures (2nd Edition)Important aspects of photography are explained in this compelling book by two talented National Geographic photographers. No experience is required to understand this beautifully illustrated book which presents photography from basic principles to advanced technique.
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.
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.
Minolta A1/A2: A Step by Step Illustrated eBook ReviewMinolta A1/A2: A Step by Step Illustrated eBook Review
New Cameras & Lenses
Pentax 645 HD D-FA 35mm F/3.5 AL IFPentax 645 Mount Prime Lens
Sony Alpha A6824 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)
Sony A Lens Mount
Fuji Fujinon XF35mm F/2R WRWeatherproof
Fuji X Mount Prime Lens
Leica SL Vario-Elmarit 24-90mm F/2.8-4 ASPHStabilized & Weatherproof
Leica L Mount Zoom
Leica SL Typ 60124 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)
Leica L Lens Mount
Zeiss Otus 28mm F/1.4 ZF.2Nikon F Mount Prime Lens
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.
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.
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