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Just in case you didn’t receive your perfect holiday gift, tech and electronic companies kick off the new year with two festivals full of stuff you didn’t even know you couldn’t live without: CES and Macworld.

Just in case you didn’t receive your perfect holiday gift, tech and electronic companies kick off the new year with two festivals full of stuff you didn’t even know you couldn’t live without: CES and Macworld. CES is one of those mega-trade shows that’s legend, where all manner of must-have tech toys are debuted. And in recent... Read more

Lenses: Designed For Digital

Far from simple marketing hype, the term “designed for digital” encompasses the entirety of lens technologies unique to the demands of image sensors and their various sizes.

Far from simple marketing hype, the term “designed for digital” encompasses the entirety of lens technologies unique to the demands of image sensors and their various sizes. Unlike film, image sensors have a shiny, flat surface. That surface is prone to causing internal reflections of light that bounce back and forth between the image sensor... Read more

2008 Editors' Choice Awards

Our annual Editors’ Choice Awards is consistently one of the most popular features in PCPhoto, but it’s also one of the toughest for us as editors.

Our annual Editors’ Choice Awards is consistently one of the most popular features in PCPhoto, but it’s also one of the toughest for us as editors. We cover hundreds of new products each year, and trying to pick just a handful of these for recognition isn’t easy. So, while we can’t include every product worthy of mention, we... Read more

Buyer's Guide 2008: Color Calibration

Calibrating your monitor may not sound exciting, but the results can be. Without a properly calibrated monitor, photo edits won’t be accurate, and what you see on your screen isn’t what the prints will look like. So you’ll have to make some tweaks and print again…and again.

Calibrating your monitor may not sound exciting, but the results can be. Without a properly calibrated monitor, photo edits won’t be accurate, and what you see on your screen isn’t what the prints will look like. So you’ll have to make some tweaks and print again…and again. That’s a big waste of time and money—ink and... Read more

Buyer's Guide 2008: Digital Storage

You don’t have to shoot long with today’s multi-megapixel cameras to see your hard drive space be quickly consumed.

You don’t have to shoot long with today’s multi-megapixel cameras to see your hard drive space be quickly consumed. And it’s not just running out of storage space that should motivate you to look for alternative storage options. Perhaps more importantly, it’s unwise to put all your digital eggs in one basket. If your main hard... Read more

Buyer's Guide 2008: Photo Printers

With such a wide range of photo printers on the market today, printing at home is an even more appealing option for getting your digital images out of the camera and onto paper than it has been in the past.

With such a wide range of photo printers on the market today, printing at home is an even more appealing option for getting your digital images out of the camera and onto paper than it has been in the past. Overall improvements in technical specifications, image quality and longevity, combined with prices that are lower than (or at least equal to) previous... Read more

Short Reports: Canon PIXMA Pro9000

Here’s a large-format inkjet photo printer (up to 13×19 inches) that offers excellent image quality, lots of control when you want it and simple operation.

Here’s a large-format inkjet photo printer (up to 13×19 inches) that offers excellent image quality, lots of control when you want it and simple operation. Producing dynamite digital photo prints quickly, the Canon PIXMA Pro9000 uses 6144 nozzles to distribute eight long-lasting dye-based Canon ChromaLife 100 inks in precise two-picoliter... Read more

Short Reports: Logitech NuLOOQ Navigator

Though enhancing my images can be fun, especially when I’m working with a great photograph, it also can be incredibly time consuming.

Though enhancing my images can be fun, especially when I’m working with a great photograph, it also can be incredibly time consuming. I like making my photos look better, but increasingly, I much prefer to be outside just making images rather than seeing the hours flash by under the glow of the LCD monitor. As a result, I’m often finding... Read more
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