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Canon T5 Review
image of the Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D) digital camera
18.0mp | 3.1x | $474
The Canon T5 brings a welcomed update to Canon's entry-level DSLR model after 2011's Canon Rebel T3. Sporting a higher-res 18MP sensor, improved exterior styling, and upgraded Full HD video as well as advanced exposure controls for video, the T5 offers a lot of camera for your money. While the T5 may lean more toward the basic side of things, the image quality is very good when it's all said and done. If you're looking for a low barrier of entry into the DSLR world, the Canon Rebel T5 is a great place to start. Read more about it in our in-depth Canon T5 review, to see why!


Panasonic FZ1000 Review
image of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 digital camera
20.1mp | 16.0x | $798
In 2013, the Sony RX10 set a very high benchmark for just what a long-zoom camera could be, with a large 1"-type image sensor and generous 8.3x zoom lens. Now, Panasonic puts forth a spectacularly-capable challenger in the 16x zoom Panasonic FZ1000, and despite the same sensor size and an even more generous feature set, it's barely any bigger. Although it lacks the constant aperture of the Sony, we think the Panasonic FZ1000 represents an even better buy for the typical photographer in search of a camera that will free them from the need to juggle a dozen different lenses. Want to know why? Read our in-depth Panasonic FZ1000 review, and find out!


Sony A7S Review
image of the Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S digital camera
12.2mp | Non-Zoomx | $2,334
The Sony A7S defies convention with a unique 12-megapixel full-frame sensor with large pixels for outstanding high ISO performance as well as direct pixel readout for 4K video recording. With very wide dynamic range and high ISO sensitivity up to 409,600, plus a slew of professional-level video features such as SLog2 gamma, uncompressed 8-bit 4K and HD output via HDMI, zebras, focus peaking and XAVC S, the Sony A7S is arguably one the most versatile hybrid still and video cameras currently on the market for advanced enthusiasts and professional photographers and cinematographers. Read more in our Sony A7S review!


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Nikon D7200 shoots for longer, boasts deeper buffer, better low-light autofocus and built-in Wi-Fi
Featured Story 03/01, 23:02 EST Since early 2013, the Nikon D7100 has been the crown jewel of the company's APS-C camera lineup. Now, it follows up with the Nikon D7200, a camera that looks very similar to its predecessor on the outside, but sports several significant improvements beneath the skin. Perhaps most importantly, the Nikon D7200 brings significantly increased... (more)

Reach into the stratosphere with the new Nikon P900, an 83x optical, 2000mm eq. ultra-zooming behemoth
Featured Story 03/01, 23:01 EST Nikon takes the all-in-one superzoom category to the next level, following closely on the heels of the recently announced P610 60x zoom camera, with the introduction of the Nikon Coolpix P900. The new P900 goes way beyond the standard 50-65x superzoom category though with a new, massive 83x, 2000mm eq. optical zoom lens. (Yes,... (more)

Olympus E-M5 II Shooter's Report Part I: Exploring Bermuda with the just-launched enthusiast mirrorless
Featured Story 02/26, 14:00 EST A few weeks ago, the Olympus E-M5 II compact system camera made its debut as a followup to the extremely popular E-M5 (E-M5 vs E-M5 II). With a raft of significant changes throughout, including a record-breaking image stabilization system, redesigned weather-sealed body, tilt/swivel display, performance and movie-shooting enhancements,... (more)

Resolution Wars, part II: Comparing RAW files - Micro Four Thirds vs Medium Format, Really?
Featured Story 02/26, 12:05 EST The Olympus E-M5 II really stunned us with its new High Res Shot mode that offers a whopping 40-megapixel JPEG file through some unique sensor-shifting multi-shot processing. The resulting image competes handily against high-resolution full-frame cameras, such as the Nikon D810 and Sony A7R. However, for many advanced photographers, a JPEG... (more)

Camera Deals of the Day: $200 off new Nikon D7200, Price Drops on Canon 5D3 ($2499), 6D ($1399), 7D ($849) and more!
03/02, 12:25 EST If you've been waiting to jump on the Canon train or to upgrade your current Canon DSLR, now's the time, as they have just announced big price drops on some of their most popular DSLRs. Both the Canon 5D Mark III and 6D bodies and kits have dropped in price, as has the older, yet powerful Canon 7D. Retailers are also adding extra discounts... (more)

What is Bounce Flash?
03/02, 12:15 EST There are big light sources and there are small light sources. I’m not talking about bright and dim here. I’m talking about size relative to the subject. A cloudy sky is really one big large white light. By comparison, the sun is a small light—it’s a point light source. The cloudy sky makes soft shadows—if any at all. The sun makes... (more)

Apple reveals global 'Shot on iPhone 6' advertising campaign and gallery
03/02, 11:49 EST Apple has unveiled a new advertising campaign and accompanying gallery, titled ‘Shot on iPhone 6’. As the name suggests, the campaign will feature photographs from 77 different artists, whose work will be displayed on billboards and posters in 70 cities, across 24 countries to showcase the camera capabilities of Apple's flagship... (more)

Quick tips for reducing, not removing, stray hairs in Photoshop
03/02, 09:49 EST Removing stray hairs in post-production can be a cumbersome task, even when you do your best during the shoot to keep your subject’s hair under control. To help you best manage your time and resources, photographer and CreativeLive contributor Chris Orwig has put together a short video demonstrating the best practices for dealing with an... (more)

Breaking down the basics of shooting against a white seamless
02/26, 13:14 EST A white seamless background is one of the most versatile options when it comes to photographing a subject, be it a still-life or portrait. To pay homage to the simple and resourceful tool, Zack Arias has shared the first video of a two-part series that walks through the basic workflow of using a white seamless. Arias begins the video by... (more)

Report shows Getty Images low on cash, stock photo profit down 17%
02/26, 10:43 EST Getty Images appears to be going through some financial struggles. According to a report from Bloomberg Business, published yesterday, Getty Images burned through roughly a third of its cash in the last three months of 2014 alone. A source, who wished to remain anonymous because they were not authorized to speak on the matter, told... (more)

AP, NFL announce extension of exclusive photo licensing deal through 2017 season
02/24, 14:25 EST The Associated Press and National Football League have announced today they’re extending their commercial photo agreement through the 2017 season. The agreement continues a tradition dating back to 1967, when AP and its photographers documented the first Super Bowl. Not only did they cover the first Super Bowl, but every one since,... (more)

Panasonic announces Lumix G 42.5mm portrait and 30mm macro lenses
02/24, 13:12 EST Panasonic has announced two new pieces of glass for its Micro Four Thirds lens lineup: a 42.5mm f/1.7 portrait and 30mm f/2.8 macro. Designed from the ground up as a portraiture lens, the 42.5mm f/1.7 offers a large maximum aperture at an 85mm full-frame equivalent focal length. In addition to the speedy, 7-blade aperture, the 42.5mm f/1.7... (more)

'SHARE': The art book designed to be ripped apart
02/24, 10:20 EST What is art if not shared with others? That is the thought-provoking question brought to life by a new book called SHARE. Curated and published by Heroes & Pioneers, the idea behind the book is to not purely consume, but also share. That’s because the book is designed to allow you to rip out the individual, perforated pieces of art display... (more)

Fujifilm 10-24mm f/4 Lens Review: A stand-out, versatile, ultra-wide zoom
02/23, 14:04 EST Fuji announced the 10-24mm f/4 R OIS lens at the end of 2013, and it finally released several months later. This ultra-wide zoom lens offers an equivalent 15-36mm field of view, optical image stabilization, and a constant maximum aperture of f/4. This all makes for a rather unique and versatile ultra-wide lens for Fuji shooters since there... (more)

How to capture falling snow in your photographs
02/23, 12:47 EST Picture one of those beautiful, Currier and Ives big giant snowflakes snow falls. If you’re in the woods by yourself; it’s just about one of the most peaceful things you can experience. There’s no wind; you can actually hear the soft luscious flakes landing on the ground. This is photo heaven. You’ve got your camera and you can’t believe... (more)

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