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July-August 2013

July-August 2013


Buyer's Guides

  • Canon EOS Rebel T5i The EOS Rebel T4i became Canon's flagship entry-level model when it was introduced last summer.
  • Nikon D7100 Nikon's D7100 DSLR improves on its popular D7000 predecessor in a number of ways.
  • Olympus PEN E-P5 Olympus' mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras take their design cues from legendary Olympus 35mm film cameras.
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Panasonic's compact Lumix DMC-GF6 mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera measures just 4.4x2.6x1.5 inches and weighs but 9.9 ounces.
  • Samsung NX2000 The NX2000 SMART Camera is a tiny (4.7x2.5x1.4-inch, 8-ounce) mirrorless interchangeable-lens unit with a 20.3-megapixel Samsung CMOS APS-C sensor and built-in Wi-Fi for easy sharing of photos.
  • Sony NEX-3N Sony's fourth-generation, entry-level mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, the NEX-3N combines the excellent image quality of a 16.1-megapixel Sony Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with a number of features to simplify making good photos.
  • Sony SLT A58 Sony's newest Translucent Mirror Technology (TMT) model, the SLT-A58 features a new 20.1-megapixel Sony Exmor APS HD CMOS image sensor and improved Bionz processing engine, with ISOs from 100-16,000.

Gear

  • July/August 2013
  • Monolights & Strobes

    Gear options for powerful and fast illumination to capture the action or create amazing effects


    Monolights, flashes and strobes are lighting systems capable of timed bursts of light in a rapid sequence.
  • Toolbox: 5 Top Waterproof Cameras

    Plus underwater housings for exceptional photography in wet and wild conditions


    Whether looking to capture fun in the sun candids of the kids or pursuing professional imagery under the waves, it can be difficult to work with cameras and accessories in locations where wind, sand, dirt and spray are a factor.

How-To

  • Black & White Basics

    What you need to know to make the best black-and-white images


    Making black-and-white images is easier than ever, thanks to black-and-white adjustments in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, as well as black-and-white plug-ins like Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro, Perfect B&W from onOne Software and Topaz Labs' B&W Effects.
  • Exposure Solutions: Sharp Action

    Top tips for getting great photos of moving subjects


    There is, perhaps, nothing more satisfying than an image of action frozen in crisp, sharp detail, allowing us the time to scrutinize and analyze every nuance—down to the smallest speck.
  • Five Classic Lighting Recipes

    Five tried-and-true lighting styles for effective portraits


    As much as I like to experiment when it comes to lighting, there are times I need the sure thing.
  • From The Window Seat

    Find inspiration in aerial views on your next flight


    With no expectations or agenda, I literally watched as the world went by and periodically snapped pictures of the mysterious and multifaceted skyscapes from my window seat.
  • Memories In The Making

    Using photography to tell the most important story


    Perhaps it's stating the obvious, but motherhood has completely transformed me, not only as woman, but as a photographer.
  • Travel Like A Pro

    What I’ve learned that will help make your photo adventures abroad more enjoyable


    "Now boarding, US Airways flight 708 to Munich, Germany. All passengers please proceed to gate A20."

Software

  • Apps For Travel

    Handy smartphone software for your next photo adventure


    These smartphone apps will help you stay organized, get translations, find local hot spots and store or share your images as you go.
 
 

 
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