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Nikon D750 Review
image of the Nikon D750 digital camera
24.3mp | 5.0x | $2,839
Placed between the D610 and D810, the Nikon D750 borrows from both models for a fantastic all-around multimedia DSLR. With a 24.3MP full-frame sensor and fast EXPEED 4 processor, the Nikon D750 captures outstanding, highly detailed images with excellent dynamic range and high ISO performance. The Nikon D750 also has class-leading burst shooting capabilities and excellent low-light AF. With an articulated LCD screen and other high-end movie features, the D750 is also a great option for multimedia producers and videographers. Read our in-depth Nikon D750 review for all the details on this all-around multimedia DSLR!


Canon 7D Mark II Review
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20.2mp | 7.5x | $1,989
Five years after the original 7D debuted, the Mark II version is here, and with it, a host of upgrades and new features. Catering primarily to sports, action and wildlife photographers, the Canon 7D Mark II borrows many features and performance specs from their 1D-series models, but at a more affordable price. The 7D Mark II looks to continue this heritage with an even more flexible and powerful 65-pt. AF system, Dual DIGIC 6 processors, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, improved build quality and more advanced video features. The Canon 7D Mark II is a big upgrade over the 7D in many ways, though the Mark II does falter in a few areas. Read our in-depth Canon 7D Mark II review for more!


Canon T5 Review
image of the Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D) digital camera
18.0mp | 3.1x | $458
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!


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Sony FE 70-200mm F/4 Lens Review: Sony boosts nascent FE lineup with a fantastic 70-200mm
Featured Story 04/01, 15:11 EDT The Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 OSS was announced shortly after the unveiling of the first two Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras, the A7 and A7R. Debuted next to its wide-angle cousin -- the FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Zeiss -- the 70-200mm FE lens appeared on store shelves in the middle of 2014. We've finally had the chance tp put it through the wringer... (more)

Rocket Man: How launch photographer Ben Cooper captures amazing shots of rockets in flight
Featured Story 03/31, 22:30 EDT I was three when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon, and I grew up watching with great interest the space program ebb and flow with the times. And like most young kids I knew back then, I also became an enthusiast model rocket builder. But until I saw an actual rocket launch from Cape Canaveral about ten years ago during the twilight years... (more)

What do telephoto lenses really do?
Featured Story 03/31, 09:07 EDT There was a video on YouTube floating around recently that was cleverly produced by a commercial photographer mocking all of the questions that people ask someone who has an expensive looking camera hanging around their neck. (I want you to know that I try to be as friendly as possible with these people. This represents several hundred... (more)

Pentax K-S2 gallery: Affordable enthusiast DSLR heads out of the lab and into the real world!
Featured Story 03/30, 14:54 EDT Last month, Ricoh launched its brand-new Pentax K-S2 DSLR and weather-sealed, retractable 18-50mm lens at the CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show in Japan. We posted our First Shots from the feature-rich and enthusiast-grade K-S2 a couple of weeks ago, and now it's left the lab and headed out into the real world for the first part of my... (more)

Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary Lens Review: The best bang-for-your-buck supertelephoto zoom?
Featured Story 03/30, 14:44 EDT At this most recent Photokina tradeshow, Sigma introduced a pair of updated full-frame supertelephoto zoom lenses: the 150-600mm f/5-6.3 'Sport' and a smaller, lighter 'Contemporary' version. We had a brief weekend to experiment with the Sport version back in October, but now we've been able to get our hands on the Contemporary model for a... (more)

An interview guide to navigating the photography industry in its current state
04/01, 15:57 EDT Seattle-based photographer, John Keatley, has shared an insightful interview he made with Maren Levinson, an artist rep, at Keatley’s Survival Guide Workshop Weekend. The interview comes in at roughly five minutes long, during which Levinson hits on a number of critical topics regarding the current state of the photography... (more)

New Canon patent teases variable-exposure sensor tech
04/01, 13:50 EDT A recently published patent from Canon reveals an interesting technology capable of better correcting lens vignetting through the algorithmic-based variable exposure time. Discovered by Egami, the patent explains the process by which a sensor could compensate for vignetting by selectively exposing different regions of the sensor. According... (more)

Photoflex closing its doors after 30 years
04/01, 10:18 EDT After thirty years of business, photography accessory manufacturer Photoflex has announced via its website it’s shutting down. No details are given as to why the noted manufacturer is closing its doors. In fact, other than the below image being displayed on the website’s slider, there’s no other mention of the... (more)

Skylight strives to be the most simple digital photo frame
03/30, 16:29 EDT As technologically inclined as many of us may be, that’s not always the case for our friends and family. But, just because they’re technically challenged doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be able to keep up with the latest family happenings and share life’s most precious moments through images. Here to help is Skylight, a 7” digital photo frame.... (more)

Phase One Industrial announces the world's smallest 80MP medium format camera
03/30, 13:12 EDT Phase One Industrial has announced the iXU 180, the world’s smallest 80-megapixel medium format camera. Boasting a 4:3 ratio 80-megapixel CCD sensor, the iXU 180 is designed from the ground up to be a modular, customizable medium format camera, especially for drone operators who would like to add a few more pixels to their projects. The... (more)

A look into the life of a retoucher
03/30, 08:59 EDT The life of a retoucher is an oft misunderstood one. In the minds of many, a retoucher’s job is merely corrective, not creative. But Becci Manson, a retoucher who has worked with the likes of Christopher Griffith and Annie Leibovitz, is determined to show just how important of a role retouchers play in the final product of an image. When... (more)

How to take photos in the dark
03/29, 13:36 EDT This may not be the most educational photo tip I’ll do this year, but I’ll be proud of myself if I come up with anything more fun. It’s one part science fair project, one part after-dinner parlor trick, and one part miracle. This is really astounding. I hope all of you do this and I hope you bring a kid along. It’s really... (more)

Unofficial Instagram app lets you upload photos from your computer
03/28, 15:54 EDT It might not be an official app, and it may not last long, but Uploader for Instagram is the first app for OSX that allows you to upload your photographs through your computer, rather than your mobile device. Built by Anobot LLC, the app is able to get around Instagram’s API through the clever reverse-engineering of it, which enables the... (more)

UPDATE: Reader requested images added for the Sony FE 24-240mm at 360mm eq. with the A6000
03/27, 17:38 EDT [UPDATE 3/30/2015: On several reader requests we've added additional gallery images with the Sony FE 24-240mm lens paired with the Sony A6000 to obtain the 1.5x crop factor advantage and see the results. Scrolling down past the original images paired with the full frame A7 II will take you to the updated section with the additional A6000... (more)

Firmware Friday: Updates land for 7 cameras including Sony A6000 and A7-series, Pentax 645Z
03/27, 17:01 EDT Firmware Friday returns this week with a raft of camera updates from Nikon, Pentax and Sony, as well as updates for Nikon's UT-1 Communication Unit, two of Canon's professional camcorders, and the software Ricoh bundles with (or sells for) some of its Pentax-branded camera. It's quite the week for updates, in other words! We'll start... (more)

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