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
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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