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…

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

The new EOS Rebel T2i is to the EOS 7D as the EOS Rebel T1i is to the EOS 50D: The newest Rebel packs features from Canon’s most recent midrange EOS into a very compact and affordable body.
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LIST PRICE: $799 (body only) The new EOS Rebel T2i is to the EOS 7D as the EOS Rebel T1i is to the EOS 50D: The newest Rebel packs features from Canon’s most recent midrange EOS into a very compact and affordable body. The T2i upgrades the T1i in several…

SLR vs. EVF

A new approach to interchangeable-lens camera systems gives photographers the option of smaller bodies. How do they stack up?
By Mike Stensvold
Though the SLR remains the most popular type of interchangeable-lens camera, a new design is picking up steam. A hybrid of sorts—having a lot in common with fixed-lens compact digital cameras—these EVF cameras offer smaller, lighter bodies compared to SLRs. Will your next digital camera omit an optical viewfinder in…

10 Best New Camera Features

New technologies are refining what’s possible
By The Editors
The early generations of digital cameras focused mainly on matching the quality, speed and performance that photographers had come to expect from their film cameras. With that milestone reached and surpassed, camera makers are now taking on bigger challenges and building cameras that add features never before possible with film.…

Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2000A

By Mike Stensvold
Low-Light Capability With ISOs from 50 to 3200 (1600 for videos) and 3D noise reduction that takes into account signal noise from the preceding frame in video shooting, the HD2000A has good low-light shooting capability. Compact, Ergonomic Body The HD2000A measures just 3.5x2.1x4.4 inches and weighs only 11 ounces ready…

Basic Tech: HD Video And Autofocus

DSLRs with HD video are the wave of the future. Is lagging autofocus a thing of the past?
By William Sawalich
If, the first time you picked up an HD video-enabled DSLR, you blasted full-speed ahead into figuring out how to shoot video without reading the owner’s manual (as I did), you were undoubtedly surprised to discover how poorly your camera focused (as I was). There’s a misconception that DSLRs can’t…
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