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Canon 1DX Mark II Review
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20.2mp | $5,999
Sure, it's big, it's heavy, and it's expensive, but as the adage goes, "you get what you pay for." And with the Canon 1DX Mark II, you're paying for the best Canon DSLR for sports, action, wildlife, or photojournalism. The 20MP resolution might not suit those commercial photographers who need mountains of megapixels, but for everything else, the Canon 1D X Mark II is right on the money. Images look great, and dynamic range is excellent. High ISO performance is also top-notch, and the versatile autofocus and incredible burst shooting performance will not disappoint or slow you down. Read more in our in-depth Canon 1DX Mark II review!


Nikon D500 Review
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20.9mp | $1,997
Nikon's new top-of-the-line DX DSLR, the D500, is the camera that D300S shooters have been waiting several years for. Sharing many features with the flagship D5, such as the 153-point AF system, 180k-pixel RGB metering sensor and EXPEED 5 imaging processor, the Nikon D500 offers very good autofocus and high-speed imaging performance. The new 20MP APS-C sensor may not offer the same low ISO dynamic range as the D7200, but it delivers excellent high ISO performance. The 4K UHD-capable D500 is a multimedia camera as well, and its touchscreen functionality is very good. This is one of the best DSLRs Nikon has made and definitely its best DX camera to date. Read more in our Nikon D500 review.


Nikon D5 Review
image of the Nikon D5 digital camera
20.8mp | $6,497
The Nikon D5, as a flagship DSLR, delivers high-end performance across the board. The ergonomic and well-designed camera body is both large and heavy, but with great size comes great power. With its 20.8-megapixel FX sensor and 153 AF points, the Nikon D5 is ready to capture high-quality, sharp images across a wide range of ISO sensitivities. The D5 is also the first full frame Nikon DSLR to include 4K UHD video recording, but make no mistake, this is a camera built for high-quality stills imaging performance and that's precisely what it delivers. Read all about it in our in-depth Nikon D5 review!


Canon G7X Mark II Review
image of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II digital camera
20.2mp | 4.2x | $699
With an impressive 20-megapixel 1"-type sensor, a versatile 24-100mm equivalent zoom lens, and a faster DIGIC 7 image processor, the refreshed Canon G7X II is a very good compact camera that delivers good images across a wide range of ISOs. The Canon G7X II aimed to address the performance-related shortcomings of the original, and it appears to have accomplished that goal for the most part. There are still some downsides and disappointments, but overall, it's a rather pleasing premium compact camera. Read more about it our in-depth Canon G7X II review.


Sony RX10 III Review
image of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III digital camera
20.1mp | 25.0x | $1,598
Sony created the large-sensor, long-zoom camera segment, and now it provides its object of desire. The Sony RX10 III is a bright-lensed, beautifully-built DSLR alternative with triple the zoom reach of its sibling, the RX10 II. Jam-packed with features and offering great image quality, there's no question it's a heck of a camera, but it has a pricetag to match. Is it worthy of its considerable cost? Find out in our in-depth Sony RX10 III review!


Pentax K-1 Review
image of the Pentax K-1 digital camera
36.4mp | $1,797
For its first-ever full-frame DSLR, Ricoh offers up the Pentax K-1 -- and what a beauty it is! With a superb design, features aplenty, great image quality and a solid, comfortable all-weather body, the K-1 is a no-brainer upgrade for Pentaxians looking to go full-frame. But what if you're shooting a rival system: Would this awesome-yet-affordable full-frame camera be right for you? Find out now in our in-depth Pentax K-1 review!


Fujifilm X70 Review
image of the Fujifilm X70 digital camera
16.3mp | Non-Zoom | $699
Say hello to the little brother of Fuji's highly popular X100-series of fixed prime lens cameras! Sharing the same 16.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor as the X100T, the Fuji X70 offers a wider 28mm equivalent f/2.8 lens and a more compact body. The camera delivers very good JPEG image quality and impressive high ISO results, but it does fall short in terms of versatility and agility. Is this the compact camera for you? Read our in-depth Fujifilm X70 review to find out.


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Canon 1DX Mark II Review: The biggest, burliest and best Canon DSLR for sports, action and wildlife Featured Story
09/29, 12:34 EDT     This is top of the line, folks. The best of the best. The Canon 1DX Mark II is Canon's premier sports, action, wildlife and photojournalism camera. While it won't win awards for sheer resolving power -- turn to the 5DS/R or even 5D Mark... (more)

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09/30, 20:46 EDT     It's been a few weeks since our last Firmware Friday roundup, as things have been a bit hectic of late thanks to the biennial Photokina tradeshow in Germany. We're finally catching back up, though, and so Firmware Friday returns with a mammoth... (more)

Sony launches Alpha Universe 2.0: New design, podcast and Alpha Imaging Collective
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Elegantly showcase your work with Hahnemühle’s new Portfolio Box
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Express yourself with your tripod: MeFOTO announces colorful, compact Air tripods and monopod
09/30, 14:35 EDT     When looking for a light, easy-to-use tripod, there are quite a few options out there, but few are as colorful as MeFOTO's new family of tripods. The MeFOTO Air series is designed to combine performance and portability in an affordable... (more)

Macphun Aurora HDR 2017 Review: A streamlined yet feature-rich HDR app for everyone Featured Story
09/30, 10:33 EDT     Macphun's Aurora HDR 2017 software made its debut for Mac OS X on September 29, and I've been fortunate enough to have a review copy of the software to work with this past month. I've been very impressed with the software and think that it's an... (more)

Canon 1DX Mark II Review: The biggest, burliest and best Canon DSLR for sports, action and wildlife Featured Story
09/29, 12:34 EDT     This is top of the line, folks. The best of the best. The Canon 1DX Mark II is Canon's premier sports, action, wildlife and photojournalism camera. While it won't win awards for sheer resolving power -- turn to the 5DS/R or even 5D Mark IV if you... (more)

Up your game: 7 top tips to be a better travel shooter
09/29, 12:04 EDT     Olympus Visionary and National Geographic photojournalist Jay Dickman has traveled all over the world during his 45+ year career, visiting more than 20 countries. No surprise, he knows how to "do" travel photography. Here are his top 7 tips to not... (more)

Stuntman photographer: Teaming up with a cyclist for dangerous, dynamic shots
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Karl Taylor takes us on a video tour of Lee Filters factory, tries his hand at making a filter
09/28, 15:47 EDT     Have you ever wondered how filters are made? If so, photographer Karl Taylor's latest video is for you. Karl visited the LEE Filters factory, received a tour from the company's sales director, Ralph Young, and is taking us along for the ride. The... (more)

Tough Karma? DJI dishes it to GoPro with smaller, faster, smarter Mavic Pro drone
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Sony executive interview: The strategy and technology behind the Sony A99 II
09/27, 15:50 EDT     Recently, I had a chance to sit down with Kimio Maki, Senior General Manager, Division 1, Digital imaging Business Group, Sony Corporation and Takashi Kondo, Chief Marketing Manager, Marketing Division, Digital Imaging Business Group, Sony... (more)

Sony full-frame fans rejoice - Sigma president says company is going to support FE-mount!
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If you want one, pre-order it now! Sony advises that the G Master 70-200mm f/2.8 lens will be hard to find
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Less photo storage, more prints: Amazon kills Unlimited Photos plan, starts Amazon Prints service
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Think Tank Shape Shifter V2.0 Backpack Review: Flexible design makes for an excellent travel pack
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A stylish, easy-to-use Instax camera: Lomography Lomo’Instant Automat camera hits Kickstarter
09/23, 15:30 EDT     Lomography has a rich history of creating stylish, analog cameras. They have successfully capitalized on a market and continued to create new, often aesthetically distinct, products. Their latest product, which is on Kickstarter now, is no... (more)

Brevite introduces two new bags, Rucksack and Rolltop, which offer discreet carrying solution
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High fashion meets the lo-fi (but super-popular!) Fuji instant camera world with the Michael Kors Mini 70
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KOHIKO Kickstarter hopes to bring modular, sling camera backpack to adventurous photographers
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From Japan’s historic Echizen region, Ilford’s new textured matte fine art paper is a distinct offering
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