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.
Early digital cameras struggled to deliver the quality and resolution of their film forefathers.
There are dozens of compact digital cameras on the market in a wide variety of shapes and even colors.
Unless you’re already committed to a specific brand through years of lens and accessory purchases, buying a new DSLR today may mean comparing a dozen models.
Somewhere in between a DSLR and a compact camera, the Olympus PEN E-PL2 is the fourth camera in the digital PEN series.
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.
The latest Micro Four Thirds System camera is from the company that introduced the genre back in 2008.
Cameras today are evolving faster than a Super Bowl defense. Just about every few months a camera manufacturer will introduce a new body loaded with features and technology not previously available—not that this is a bad thing.
Sometimes carrying a DSLR just isn’t practical and actually may get in the way of taking great shots.
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.
Even two years after its initial release, the Sony DSLR-A900 is still resolution champion in its class with a 24.6-megapixel, full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor. ...
While the high price point of the Leica M9 is certainly not for the faint of heart, you can’t deny the stylish elegance for which the historic M Series of Leica rangefinders are known.
The long-awaited successor to the SD14, the new SD15 features the same unique Foveon X3 image sensor but improves upon the SD14 with quicker operation. ...
Replacing the DSLR-A550 as Sony’s top APS-C DSLR, the new A560 adds 1920x1080 AVCHD video capability (plus 1440x1080/30p MP4 video), thanks to a new 14.2-megapixel APS HD CMOS sensor.
Well, it’s not really a DSLR, and it’s certainly not mirrorless.
The E-620 packs a number of the E-30’s features into a lower-priced, smaller package—it’s one of the smallest and lightest DSLRs you can buy.
When the E-30 was first introduced, it bridged the gap between the E-3 and the more consumer-focused E-520—it even beat out the E-3 in resolution, with 12.3 megapixels compared to the E-3’s 10.1 megapixels.
Olympus introduced the Four Thirds System with the professional-oriented E-1 DSLR back in 2003.
For a few dollars more than the older D5000, Nikon’s newest DSLR, the D3100, omits the Vari-angle LCD, but increases still resolution to 14.2 megapixels and also bumps video capture up to 1080p HD (from the D5000’s 720p), with full-time autofocusing...
Speculation about the popular EOS 50D’s replacement has been rampant for some time.
A smidge larger than the NEX-5 (but still more compact than any other mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera), the NEX-3 shares most of that camera’s fine features.
Panasonic’s “economy” mirrorless model, the G10 has much in common with the G2 (which was introduced at the same time), including the 12.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor, Venus Engine HD II processing and built-in pop-up flash unit.
Olympus’ second mirrorless model, the E-P2 shares most of the EP-1’s features, but adds some improvements.
Olympus’ “economy” mirrorless model, the E-PL1 is probably better suited to the compact-camera user moving up to an interchangeable-lens camera than to the DSLR user looking for a smaller alternative.
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.