Mirrorless For Travel?

Small and lightweight, mirrorless cameras may be the perfect travel companion
By Mike Stensvold
Today, there are mirrorless cameras and DSLRs for every budget and photographer, from beginner to pro. Distinctions between these camera types have narrowed: The latest mirrorless models are faster, with wider availability of lens options and a range of sensor sizes compared to early models, while several DSLRs have been…

Nikon D5500

Even more compact than its predecessor at 4.9x3.8x2.8 inches and 14.8 ounces
By The Editors
Estimated Street Price: $899 (body only); $999 (with 18-55mm kit zoom). INTRODUCED 1/2015 The fifth generation of Nikon's mid-line entry-level DSLR, the D5500 retains a lot of good stuff from its D5300 predecessor and adds some useful new features. There's still the 24.2-megapixel DX (APS-C) CMOS sensor with no anti-aliasing…

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

There's more to the GF7 than just selfies, of course.
By The Editors
Estimated Street Price: $599 (including 12-32mm kit zoom). INTRODUCED 1/2015 Even smaller than its tiny GF6 predecessor at 4.2x2.6x1.3 inches and 11.9 ounces (with memory card, battery and 12-32mm kit zoom attached), the new Lumix DMC-GF7 offers a host of features that makes it easy to take great selfies. The…

Sony a7 II

Sony improves on its extremely successful full-frame a7 with an advanced image stabilization system, faster start-up and more
By The Editors
Estimated Street Price: $1,700. INTRODUCED 11/2014 In fall 2013, Sony shook up the mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera world by introducing the first full-frame-sensor model—two, actually—the 24-megapixel a7 and 36-megapixel a7R. In spring 2014, they added the low-light/4K video specialist a7S and now have introduced the successor to that first a7 model,…

Capture The Light Field

Is the Lytro Illum the future of photography?
By The Editors
Lytro came on the scene in 2012 with its first light field camera. Light field technology (hardware and software) captures all the individual light rays in a scene, allowing you to do some pretty incredible things with your images in 2D and even 3D and enabling a totally new way…

Sony Alpha a77 Mark II

Quick phase-detection AF for both stills and video.
By The Editors
Estimated Street Price: $1,199 (body only); $1,799 (with 16-50mm ƒ/2.8 kit zoom) INTRODUCED 5/2014 Sony's new Alpha a77 Mark II DSLR (a77II, for short) improves upon its SLT-A77 predecessor in a number of ways, yet carries a price some $200 lower than the original a77 when it was introduced nearly…
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