Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 The new DMC-GF5 is the latest in a long line of Panasonic's Micro Four Thirds System mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras.
What Defines A Pro DSLR?
A look at the characteristics and specs that differentiate enthusiast models from the top-tier pro systems We'll look closely at what distinguishes the most expensive DSLRs, but keep in mind that the higher-end DSLRs aren't always the best choices, even for those who can afford them.
Pentax K-01 Pentax's first mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera was the Q, the smallest mirrorless model, due in large part to its compact-camera-size backlit CMOS sensor.
Sony SLT-A57 This relatively low-cost Translucent Mirror camera can shoot 16-megapixel images at 10 fps and 8.4-megapixel images at 12 fps—all with full-time phase-detection continuous AF.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Fujifilm caught a lot of attention last year when they introduced the X100, a stylish, "retro" compact digital camera with a big APS-C image sensor and a built-in 23mm lens.
All About Mirrorless
What to know about the hottest category of digital cameras There's no question that mirrorless, interchangeable-lens cameras are increasingly popular—more mirrorless models were introduced last year than traditional DSLRs.
How Sensors Stack Up
Size matters in striking a balance between image quality and portability The concept behind the popular mirrorless, interchangeable-lens cameras was to create a truly compact camera that could produce DSLR image quality.
The basics of shooting in inclement weather, and the gear that will help you do it Winter provides some great photo ops, but also some problems for the unwary photographer.
Mirrorless Vs. DSLRs
How does the hot new category of cameras stack up against traditional camera designs? For many years, the two most popular types of digital cameras have been compact models and digital SLRs. Each offers advantages over the other.
Compact Super Zooms
When you want to travel light, these cameras deliver extreme ranges and some unique features, too. For many photo opportunities, compact "superzoom" cameras are the perfect blend of size and performance, combining DSLR features with a versatile, big-range zoom lens.