- Nikon D5100 The new D5100 replaces the D5000 as Nikon's "step-up" entry-level DSLR, with improvements in image quality, video capabilities and the LCD monitor, and adds fun and useful new features.
Powerful processors and software enable DSLRs to do things never before possible in-camera
Early digital cameras struggled to deliver the quality and resolution of their film forefathers.
- July/August 2011
Tablets The Ultimate Travel Companion
The iPad and other tablet computers are essential accessories for photographers on the go
Tablet computers have taken the world by storm, and with good reason.
Toolbox: Variety Packs
Find a shoulder bag or case that’s just right for your camera and accessories to make summer travel a breeze
Using a gadget bag that's too big can be as frustrating as using one that's too small.
10 tips to help you shoot sports like a pro
Sports photography is one of those disciplines that can be practiced almost anywhere at almost any time.
Fireworks On The Fourth
Tips to capture brilliant pyrotechnic displays
The Fourth of July is the holiday most suited to photographers.
HDR Without HDR Software
How to expand the dynamic range of a single exposure
Okay, I admit it. I used the title for this column to grab your attention.
Thinking In Black & White
Don’t simply desaturate—great black-and-white images come from creative decisions and the right software
Good black-and-white photography isn't about removing color from a color photo.
Seven ways to trigger your flash off-camera for creative light placement
What's the best way to improve your flash photography?" This is the most frequently asked question when I teach my flash photography workshops.
Your Own Unique Style
Finding your “photo-groove”
I got an email the other day asking me my opinion about how photographers find their own unique style of photography.
Do You Need Photoshop?
The venerable powerhouse application does it all, but there are alternatives that may be better suited to your needs
Now in its 12th major release, Photoshop is essentially synonymous with image editing for photographers and creatives.
Silver Efex Pro 2
The sequel to one of our favorite specialized apps adds refined controls and new finishing options
For professional-strength black-and-white conversion made easy, it's hard to beat Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro.