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Article: Toolbox: LED Continuous Lights

From small camera-mountable units to larger studio setups, LED (light-emitting diodes) lights are "cool" in more ways than one.

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Article: May/June 2012

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Article: Get Mic’d Up!

It's no secret that when shooting video with your DSLR, you need an external microphone if you want to capture quality audio in the field.

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Article: Pentax K-01

Pentax's first mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera was the Q, the smallest mirrorless model, due in large part to its compact-camera-size backlit CMOS sensor. ...

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Article: Sony SLT-A57

This relatively low-cost Translucent Mirror camera can shoot 16-megapixel images at 10 fps and 8.4-megapixel images at 12 fps—all with full-time phase-detection continuous AF.

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Article: Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm caught a lot of attention last year when they introduced the X100, a stylish, "retro" compact digital camera with a big APS-C image sensor and a built-in 23mm lens.

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Article: Nikon D800

Nikon's full-frame D800 offers a great mix of image quality (even at high ISO settings), AF performance, ruggedness and price.

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Article: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

The EOS 5D Mark III's new 22.3-megapixel Canon full-frame CMOS sensor provides more pixels than any other Canon DSLR, yet offers a good balance between resolution, high-ISO performance and shooting speed.

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Article: Intro To Macro

Macro photography is a passport to a world of details and new perspectives.

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Article: Toolbox: Printers For Pro B&W

Whether in a home or in a gallery, the fine-art print may just be the antidote for digital overstimulation, and with black-and-white images making the perfect choice for long-lasting fine-art prints, there never has been a better time to look at...

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Article: March/April 2012

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Article: Creative Lighting For Portraiture

Even a very basic lighting setup can add a powerful punch to a portrait while providing far more control over exposure, shutter speed, image noise and aperture in your camera. ...

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Article: All About Mirrorless

There's no question that mirrorless, interchangeable-lens cameras are increasingly popular—more mirrorless models were introduced last year than traditional DSLRs.

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Article: Toolbox: Outfit Your Flash

Learning how to control your light is the first step toward producing professional-looking images. This used to involve a complicated studio setup with strobes, power supplies and plenty of gear to shape your look

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Article: The DSLR Microphone Guide

If you're a DSLR or mirrorless digital camera owner, there's a good chance that your camera also can capture high-definition video.

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Article: Toolbox: Ultraportable Laptops

Dubbed the "Ultrabook" class by Intel, who manufactures the processors behind much of the technology, the most diminutive laptops have seen some pretty dramatic changes over the last few years in terms of their performance and design.

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Article: December 2011

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Article: 2012 Editors' Choice Awards

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Article: Mastering Control Points

Far easier to use than the complicated layers and masking implemented by Photoshop and other workhorse imaging applications, Nik Software's U Point technology for highly controlled and efficient selective image editing is exceedingly simple to use and...

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Article: September/October 2011

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Article: Sharpen Like A Pro

Let's acknowledge the elephant in the room right away: Sensors don't automatically give you the optimum sharpness from your lens, regardless of the lens quality.

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Article: Fix Wide-Angle Distortion

Distortion is a bummer. When using wide-angle lenses, it's a big bummer because it can skew a scene in very unnatural, unwanted ways.

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Article: Do You Need Photoshop?

Now in its 12th major release, Photoshop is essentially synonymous with image editing for photographers and creatives. ...

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Article: Toolbox: Variety Packs

Using a gadget bag that's too big can be as frustrating as using one that's too small.

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Article: July/August 2011

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Article: Tablets The Ultimate Travel Companion

Tablet computers have taken the world by storm, and with good reason.

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Article: Silver Efex Pro 2

For professional-strength black-and-white conversion made easy, it's hard to beat Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro. ...

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Article: Toolbox: Projectors

For photos that are truly bigger than life, digital projectors can display images in exciting multimedia presentations that incorporate music, complex slideshows and, most importantly, bright and big projections of your photography.

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Article: Portrait Professional 10

For portrait shots that sometimes look less than perfect, you can make a dramatic improvement in just a few minutes with the latest version of Portrait Professional.

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Article: Sound Advice For Video

Audio can make or break a video, and it’s especially important for photographers who are using the more limited sound capabilities of a video-capable DSLR to understand audio and to know how to capture great sound.


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