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Digital SLR cameras are more sophisticated than ever. Luckily, our DSLR reviews can help you determine which camera will best suit your needs and your wallet.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Megapixels And ISO: Have We Reached The Limit?

Although there’s no question that the pace of increase has slowed, noise-reduction advancements are poised to fuel continued resolution boosts

Megapixels And ISO: Have We Reached The Limit?You’ve heard the assertions before: The “megapixel wars” are over. We’re operating in the land of diminishing returns. It’s all evolution and no revolution.  Read More...

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Behind The Scenes

The truth about HD video capture in DSLRs

Behind The ScenesThere’s still a lot of mystery surrounding exactly how still cameras capture video.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

What’s Hot In HD Video DSLRs

In a year there has been a five-fold increase in the number of cameras offering high-end video capability. There are incredible new opportunities opening up for professional photographers looking to add video to their repertoire. We break it down for you.

What’s Hot In HD Video DSLRsA year ago, there were just two digital SLRs that could shoot video—the Nikon D90 and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. In the ensuing year, there has been an explosion of new models.  Read More...

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Misinformation: Camera Tech

ISO has become a third variable in the exposure equation

Misinformation: Camera TechOnce upon a time, a high ISO was used as an absolute last resort in low-light situations.  Read More...

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

DSLRs For Feature Films

From Bollywood To Hollywood: Director Snehal Patel and cinematographer Rodney Charters, ASC, take advantage of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II’s small form factor and monster-sized sensor to create the epic short film Indian Gangster

DSLRs For Feature FilmsAs HD video proliferates the DSLR world, more and more still photographers are trying their hand at moving images. Vincent Laforet’s Reverie opened the floodgates, and the torrent has flowed forth.  Read More...

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

DSLRs For Low Light

The combination of improved sensors, advanced processing engines and powerful algorithms makes the current lineup of pro DSLRs capable of a whole new kind of low-light photography

DSLRs For Low LightLow-light and action photographers have long fought the good battle with the shutter-speed/ aperture/ISO monster: You need a fast enough shutter speed to capture the action (or to prevent camera shake in handheld low-light shots), a small enough aperture to provide the needed depth of field and a low enough ISO to get good image quality.  Read More...

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Will The Megapixel Wars End?

As resolution climbs into the stratosphere, pixel counts aren’t necessarily the most important specification in a D-SLR

Will The Megapixel Wars End?The single most important specification driving camera sales in the digital era has been the megapixel count.  Read More...

Monday, November 9, 2009

First Look: Nikon D3S

The D3S is Nikon’s latest FX-format (full-frame) D-SLR. It adds 720p HD video capability and an almost unbelievable maximum ISO of 102,400

First Look: Nikon D3SThe latest top-level pro model from Nikon, the D3S, has arrived. With a newly designed, 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor that has a standard ISO range of 200 to 12,800, you can capture low-light images that would have been all but impossible before.  Read More...

Friday, November 6, 2009

First Look: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Built for action, the newest camera in the EOS-1D line has built-in HD video and a maximum ISO above 100,000

First Look: Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon introduced the EOS-1D Mark III high-speed pro D-SLR some 2½ years ago, and that 10.1-megapixel, 10 fps camera quickly became a favorite with action pros for its shooting speed and with still others for its fine image quality.   Read More...

 

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