The 3 Best DSLRs in 2022

The top digital SLRs today: Good, Better, Best!
Yes, as we said last year, the era of the DSLR is coming to an end as mirrorless cameras take over and manufacturers stop development of new flagship models. But that doesn’t mean DSLR cameras are suddenly going away. In fact, there are still quite a few excellent models out there at great prices. Even better if you already own a number of native... Read more

The 8 Best Mirrorless Cameras Under $1000

Get a quality camera without breaking the bank
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Does it seem that cameras are getting more and more expensive these days? At the high end, that’s certainly true with some new professional models, such as the Sony A1, topping out at $6500. But there are still plenty of more affordable cameras out there, including a number of high-quality mirrorless models that are currently selling for under... Read more

Does Color Management Really Matter?

See your images exactly the way you intended them
You are probably familiar with color management if you’ve spent any time on photography or videography. We have all taken photos, ordered prints and noticed that they have a flaw, like a green cast. “That’s not what it looked like when I shot the photo!” is the most common reaction. Nobody wants unattractive skin tones; not in their personal... Read more
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5 Reasons Why Mirrorless Cameras Are Better than DSLRs for Portraits

There really are lot of advantages to mirrorless, one pro photographer argues
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As mirrorless cameras continue to gain in popularity and fewer and fewer new DSLRs are introduced, the question still persists amongst some photographers: which type of camera is the best? Though DSLRs with their noisy, flapping mirrors still have devoted users, many other photographers have moved on to smaller and quieter mirrorless models. But are... Read more

The 3 Best Macro Lenses in 2021

We pick the top optics for close-up photography in our Good, Better, Best format
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Anyone who has shot macro photography knows how much fun and rewarding it can be. Getting extreme close-ups of cute tiny critters such as insects or minute detail of flowers, leaves and greenery is a great way to experience nature visually. And one of the best things about macro photography is you don’t need a ton of experience to start capturing... Read more

Holiday Deals for Photographers 2021

Let us help you find the perfect gift for the photographer on your list this year.
Holiday Deals for Photographers
With ads for sales overloading television, the internet, and all other forms of media these days, we decided to cut through the noise and find some of the best holiday deals for photographers. Be sure to visit this page regularly, as we’ll update it with new sales and items throughout the holiday season. We’ll also do our best to keep pricing... Read more

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