Our editors pick some of the best products and technologies for the new year
by The Editors
For Nikon shooters, there’s a lot to like about the AF-S DX Nikkor 10-24mm ƒ/3.5-4.5G ED superwide zoom.
Canon EOS-1D Mark IVby The Editors
It has been two and a half years since Canon introduced its EOS-1D Mark III pro D-SLR, which amazed action shooters with its ability to shoot 10.1-megapixel images at 10 fps.
Nikon D3Sby The Editors
When Nikon introduced the original D3 back in fall 2007, it revolutionized digital low-light photography, with amazingly good image quality at ISOs up to 25,800.
Pentax K-Xby The Editors
The Pentax K-x is an entry-level D-SLR featuring a 12.4-megapixel CMOS sensor that turns out images measuring up to 4288x2848 pixels.
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).
by Jon Canfield
Maybe the most important part of your tripod is the head. That’s why many tripod makers give you options, and most tripod designs have removable heads so you can switch them out or upgrade.
Learn to see and shoot differently for your best monochrome images ever
by Rob Sheppard
In recent years, black-and-white has gained new attention and appreciation. Software makers are offering increasingly capable tools for custom black-and-white conversions, and most photo printers address the unique needs of black-and-white printing with special inks and settings. Use the following tips to help you create distinctive black-and-white images.
The new elements offers photographers fast, intelligent organization, cool correction tools and new ways to share
by Dave Willis
Photoshop is the gold standard for image enhancement, but for many photographers, it’s overkill. Adobe’s Photoshop Elements, now up to version 8, focuses on the best tools Photoshop has for typical adjustments and distills them into simple steps for improving your photos quickly, with a gentler learning curve than Photoshop.