Translucent Tech

When Sony entered the DSLR market following its acquisition of Konica Minolta’s camera business in 2006, we wondered whether the consumer electronics giant would fully embrace and address the needs of pro and enthusiast photographers.
By Mike Stensvold
When Sony entered the DSLR market following its acquisition of Konica Minolta’s camera business in 2006, we wondered whether the consumer electronics giant would fully embrace and address the needs of pro and enthusiast photographers. We think we can safely say that they did, having introduced some excellent new technologies…

Premium Compact Cameras

Ideal as a backup camera for your SLR and for those times when you need a small camera that doesn’t sacrifice control and features, the upper tier of compact cameras can do some amazing things.
By David Willis
Ideal as a backup camera for your SLR and for those times when you need a small camera that doesn't sacrifice control and features, the upper tier of compact cameras can do some amazing things. They have capabilities that you'd expect to find in more expensive SLRs—some can even do…

Mirrorless EVF Cameras

Digital technology not only has changed the way we take pictures, but it’s changing the way cameras are designed. The vast majority of photographers use either compact digital cameras or digital SLRs.
By The Editors
Digital technology not only has changed the way we take pictures, but it’s changing the way cameras are designed. The vast majority of photographers use either compact digital cameras or digital SLRs. The popular compact models are conveniently small, but don’t take interchangeable lenses, and their tiny sensors limit image…

Which Camera Is Right For You?

If you're not familiar with Aesop’s fable, “The Fox and the Cat,” here’s how it goes: A Fox was boasting to a Cat of its clever devices for escaping its enemies.
By The Editors
IF YOU'RE NOT FAMILIAR with Aesop’s fable, “The Fox and the Cat,” here’s how it goes: A Fox was boasting to a Cat of its clever devices for escaping its enemies. “I have a whole bag of tricks,” he said, “which contains a hundred ways of escaping my enemies.” “I…

Photo Adventures With GPS

You’re probably familiar with the metadata that’s embedded in digital photos—information your camera automatically adds to each image file—such as the time stamp, camera model, lens and camera settings and more for every shot.
By The Editors
You’re probably familiar with the metadata that’s embedded in digital photos—information your camera automatically adds to each image file—such as the time stamp, camera model, lens and camera settings and more for every shot. What most digital cameras don’t log automatically is where you shot each image. That’s where geotagging…

Get A (Wireless) Grip

Canon’s new Wireless File Transmitters for its pro-class cameras allow not only wireless image transfers, but also remote control of additional cameras.
By Kim Castleberry
Canon’s new Wireless File Transmitters for its pro-class cameras allow not only wireless image transfers, but also remote control of additional cameras. The WFT-E2 II A, WFT-E4 II A and WFT-E5A are de-signed for the EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS 5D Mark II and EOS 7D, respectively. The latest models expand…
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