The Top 3 Superzoom Cameras in 2021

We pick our favorite long-zooming bridge cameras: Good, Better, Best
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There’s a reason superzoom cameras are still popular: they do things your smartphone camera just can’t. An all-in-one camera with a built-in optical zoom that’s 25x or more is also substantially cheaper than buying a mirrorless camera or DSLR and a separate long zoom lens. Sometimes referred to as “bridge” cameras because... Read more

Nikon Z fc Hands-on Camera Review

Imaging Resource field tests Nikon's retro-style mirrorless camera
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The Nikon Z fc turned a lot of heads when it was announced in June but does this compact, retro-style mirrorless camera deliver when it comes to image quality? That’s what our colleagues at Imaging Resource address in their new hands-on review of the Nikon Z fc. The Nikon Z fc, which sells for $1096 with the Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR kit... Read more

The 3 Best Cameras for Beginners in 2021

If you want to graduate from your smartphone camera, try these models
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If you’re a beginner photographer who has enjoyed capturing images with a smartphone but now wants to move up to a better camera, we have some photo gear advice for you. What you should seriously consider buying is a dedicated camera that uses interchangeable lenses. Whether it’s a tried-and-true digital SLR or a modern mirrorless camera,... Read more

The Pros and Cons of Mirrorless Cameras for Wildlife Photography

Are you ready to make the jump to mirrorless cameras? This is what you should know
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If you’re considering getting a new mirrorless camera to photograph wildlife, you’ve likely thought about the advantages and disadvantages of this type of system. Yes, DSLRs, which are gradually being phased out, have their pros and cons too, but with mirrorless becoming the new standard, it’s good to know what you may be getting into. Pro... Read more

Deal Alert: Tamron Offers Instant Rebates on 3 Popular Lenses

Save up to $100 on Tamron lenses for Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras
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Summer’s almost over but the summer deals on photo gear aren’t. Tamron USA announced a 7-day flash sale on three popular zoom lenses for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Tamron lens flash sale started yesterday and runs through Sunday, August 29th. Here’s a breakdown of the instant rebates on the Tamron lenses for Sony’s... Read more

Which Lens Is Best for Portraits? 35mm vs 50mm vs 85mm

Watch this comparison test using all three prime lenses
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Which lens should you buy for portrait photography? This is a frequent question for beginner photographers and one that portrait pro Julia Trotti tackles in the below video. In the clip, Trotti compares three prime lenses of different focal lengths to see which one is best for portraits: 35mm vs 50mm vs 85mm. In particular, she shoots with a Sony Zeiss... Read more

The Top 3 Camera Backpacks in 2021

We picks our favorite photo packs: Good, Better, Best
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Like a lot of photographers out there, we’re always searching for the perfect photo backpack to schlep our camera gear in. And like a lot of photographers, every time we think we’ve found the ideal camera pack, another one comes along that strikes our fancy. Well, fortunately for Digital Photo readers, we get to test a lot of photo backpacks... Read more

Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG DN OS Hands-On Review

Imaging Resource field tests Sigma's just announced telephoto zoom lens
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Sigma just unveiled the new 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports lens for full-frame E-mount and L-mount mirrorless cameras. Designed for sports, wildlife and nature photography, the Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports goes on sale later this month for $1499. Our colleagues at Imaging Resource (Digital Photo‘s sister site), have already been... Read more

Friday Camera Deals: 5 Best Bargains on Photo Gear

Get these discounted prices on cameras and accessories now
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If you’re in the market for new camera gear, there’s no better time to buy than now with dozens of great deals on photo equipment from Amazon, B&H, and other retailers. But since we know your time is valuable, we’ve combed through all the deals, discounts, and rebates on cameras, lenses, and photo accessories and have picked our... Read more

Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC Hands-On Review

Imaging Resource field tests Tamron's new telephoto zoom for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras
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Announced in April 2021, the Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD lens ($1399) has been highly anticipated by wildlife and nature photographers who use Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. Our colleagues at Digital Photo‘s sister site, Imaging Resource, recently got their hands on this Tamron telephoto zoom for E-mount cameras and paired it with... Read more