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Read reviews of the latest wildlife and nature photography equipment. Our camera equipment reviews cover lenses to accessories and everything in-between.




Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Gadget Bag: The Fall Color Filter

For cutting glare and getting natural saturated reds, yellows and oranges, the polarizer is your autumn companion

The polarizer works its magic especially well on fall colors.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

In Focus: October 2013

As the newest addition to the Canon EOS line, the EOS 70D is an advanced step up from the entry-level DSLR still camera and an exciting venture into video shooting.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Essential Accessories

Augment your DSLR and high-quality lenses with some key equipment that will help you take your photos to the next level

A ballhead is the most popular type for landscape photography because it lets you position the camera as you wish, then lock it there with a twist of a knob.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Solutions: Limiting Diffraction

Defeat this sharpness-robbing phenomenon by considering the focal length of your lens and choosing an appropriate aperture

Have you ever looked at your photos and detected an annoying lack of sharpness?

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Gadget Bag: Extend Your Reach

Tele-extenders give you an inexpensive way to boost your focal length

Tele-extenders, also known as teleconverters or multipliers, are small optical accessories that mount between your lens and camera to extend your focal length.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

In Focus: September 2013

A compact camera with ultra-low-light capability, the Sony RX100 II fits in your pocket on days when you want to travel light.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Top DSLRs For Wildlife

To capture the decisive moment in animal activity and behavior, choose a camera with the AF performance, speed and image quality that are up to the task

The best cameras for wildlife are DSLRs for their combination of AF performance, availability of long lenses, image quality at higher ISO settings and ease of use on moving subjects.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Make A B&W Digital Darkroom

A master photographer needs a master darkroom. We’ll guide you through the key tools you need in the digital age.

Photography is digital. Even the few photographers who continue to work in film take their negatives and prints in the digital arena at some point in their workflow.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Solutions: Monochrome Mode

Sigma cameras and Photo Pro software give you special black-and-white capabilities

Over the past year, we've seen some interesting dedicated black-and-white cameras that have been introduced by Leica and RED.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In Focus: August 2013

The Canon EOS Rebel T5i has powerful features in a small size, making it perfect when you're packing light.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Gadget Bag: Filters For B&W Photography

Find the right on-camera filter to give your images rich gray tones

Black-and-white photographs have the potential to be a rich display of tonality and detail, making a scene truly dramatic, be it a somber misty morning or an edgy cityscape.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Gadget Bag: Big Bags For Travel And Storage

Find the perfect case or bag for taking your gear on a summer road trip or for airline travel

Let's face it, traveling has become an athletic event of Olympic proportions.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

In Focus: July 2013

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G6 Micro Four Thirds camera with a 16.05-megapixel Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine image processor provides high-resolution and low-noise image quality along with full 1080 HD video.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Compact DSLRS

Lighten up your kit and avoid bulk without losing the benefits of a DSLR with the latest generation of compact single-lens-reflex cameras

Ever since the tiny Olympus OM-1 35mm film SLR was introduced in the early 1970s (and perhaps even before), there's been a desire among many for smaller and lighter interchangeable-lens cameras.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Gadget Bag: Get Organized

Software for managing your archive and more!

Be it shoeboxes overflowing with slides, binders full of contact sheets or narrow aisles of shelves loaded with meticulously labeled prints, photographers have always found their craft at odds with organization.

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