In the race for higher resolution, there are trade-offs with image quality. It all comes down to the limits of the image sensors and the individual photosites on those sensors.
Ever since the first digital cameras appeared, there has been a quest for more pixels. In large part, that’s because the more pixels an image contains, the finer detail it can present and the bigger we can blow it up before the pixels become visible to the eye.
This new midrange D-SLR features the most megapixels and fastest shooting rate in its class—plus full HD video at three frame rates
by The Editors
Canon’s new EOS 7D fits into the line between the 15.1-megapixel EOS 50D and full-frame, 21.1-megapixel EOS 5D Mark II. Despite its single-number designation, the 7D features an APS-C sensor (the same 1.6x factor as the EOS 50D and predecessors), not a full-frame like the 5D Mark II.
Building on the popular D300, Nikon’s latest DX-format (APS-C-sized image sensor) camera adds HD video among other features
by The Editors
When it launched in 2007 alongside the D3, the Nikon D300 took photography by storm. The latest evolution in the camera is the new D300S, which builds on the technology and adds HD video capability. The new D-Movie mode shoots 1280x720p at 24 fps and delivers the coveted cinematic look when shooting video clips.
In mastering the art of stopping liquids in motion, advertising photographer Jose Manuel Vidaurre fills a unique niche
By Kim Castleberry, Photography By Jose Manuel Vidaurre
A Coca-Cola bottle explodes, soda splattering all around. Two glasses collide with the beer inside, each spilling into the other for a lively, frothy toast.
As his career takes off, Ryan Schude exemplifies the youth movement in photography as a visual storyteller using all of the digital tools at his disposal
By William Sawalich, Photography By Ryan Schude
If you want to get rich and famous as a photographer, you’d better get started, ASAP. That’s the do-it-yourself mentality that Ryan Schude put into practice in order to kick-start his young career.
As photographers gear up to make more HD video and multimedia productions, there are quick and simple ways to add sound to your work to make it more polished and professional
by The Editors
Photographers who make a move into creating multimedia presentations or shoot HD video with one of the impressive HD video D-SLRs will embark on a whole new art form, and very quickly you’ll find that it goes beyond the moving image.
What is a color space, which options are best to use, and how can you make your own custom profiles to get the most out of your chosen color space?
by Tim Grey
The subject of color space in digital photography seems to attract lots of controversy and very little consensus, which is unfortunate considering just how important your choice of color space is when it comes to producing the best photographic images.