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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, 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.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Solutions: Lighten Up

Must-have gear for summer on the trail

The key to light hiking as a photographer is paring your gear down to the most essential tools that will help you get a great shot in the most conditions.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

In Focus: June 2013

Take full control of your camera from a distance with the CamRanger wireless tethering system.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Choosing A Lens Set For Nature Photography

How to save money and find the best lenses to match up with your shooting style

When putting together a lens kit for outdoor photography, there are three basic ways to do it.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Solutions: Re-Boot

How to choose the best footwear for your adventures on and off the trail

The basic construction of a boot consists of the sole, the welt and the upper.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

In Focus: May 2013

The upgraded Nikon DX-format D7100 builds on the popular D7000's success with several important new features.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

DSLRs & Lenses For Landscapes

The best cameras, lenses and gear for achieving the ultimate landscape photography no matter your budget

Because of their size, ease of use and many advanced features, DSLRs are finding a great deal of popularity with landscape photographers.

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