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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, November 26, 2013

Olympus OM-D E-M1

The new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera also replaces the E-5 pro DSLR. At Olympus, it would seem the time of the internal mirror has ended.

The original Four Thirds System was introduced in 2003 based around a 17.3x13.0mm image sensor that was smaller than the 23.6x15.6mm APS-C sensors used in most DSLRs of the time.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Sony Alpha a7 And Alpha a7R

The age of full-frame interchangeable-lens mirrorless has arrived

One of the main reasons why mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras were designed was to provide DSLR image quality without the bulk.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Gadget Bag: HDR Software

When used in moderation, HDR software helps you maximize the dynamic range in your photos. Here’s a look at the tools that are available for doing it.

Photo manipulation has always been employed to enhance details, even out exposure and increase contrast.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Solutions: Protect Your Gear From Snow

Get out and shoot in winter weather with confidence with these simple tips

When you're out shooting in wintery weather, the first rule to remember is that snow is dust—until it melts.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Gadget Bag: Look! No Wires!

WiFi technology now lets you compose, shoot, review, send and share your photos free from physical tethers

Built-in wireless features have most often been found in the compact camera market, frequently viewed as a way to quickly share photos with social-media networks.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Best Cameras Under $1000

Our guide to the top interchangeable-lens cameras, DSLRs and mirrorless models for your style of outdoor photography that come in below the $1,000 price

Nature photography encompasses a wide range of subject matter, from landscape vistas to birds in flight.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

In Focus: December 2013

Choice Gear Of The Year

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Classic Glass

Your favorite optics live again—in digital reincarnation

In the early 1970s, when SLR photography experienced its first major growth spurt and digital was an uncommon phrase that referred to the use of one's fingers, the Holy Grail of lenses, at least for Nikon owners, consisted of three Nikkors

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

In Focus: November 2013

Photographers looking for a fast prime lens will take note of the Sigma 35mm ƒ/1.4 DG HSM Art lens.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The New Wave Of Mirrorless

Today’s mirrorless cameras offer the nature photographer DSLR image quality in much smaller packages

The original concept behind the mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera was to provide DSLR image quality without DSLR bulk.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Gadget Bag: Self-Publish

Making your own high-quality photo book is easy

Digital image files have made it simple for any photographer to upload and print their own high-quality photo books.

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?

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