How to choose and make the best use of stabilized cameras and lenses
For the sharpest shots, a tripod is essential, but you have to carry it with you and set it up each time you want to make a shot—not great for capturing a bighorn sheep that suddenly bursts into view and is gone just as quickly.
A new entry in the small, mirrorless, interchangeable-lens category has a large image sensor and HD video capability
Sony alluded to an exciting new camera at the annual PMA show in February of this year, and with the new Alpha NEX-5 the company has delivered on the promise of a compact, interchangeable-lens camera with a large APS-C-sized image sensor.
The great master of nature photography didn’t shoot with a digital camera, but if Ansel Adams was alive today, we’re pretty certain he would. Here, we look at some of the latest cameras and at the features in which Adams might have been most interested.
The legendary Ansel Adams was certainly one of our best-known landscape photographers. He made so many iconic images of the American landscape that he, himself, became an icon.
The D3S is Nikon’s latest FX-format (full-frame) D-SLR. It adds 720p HD video capability and an almost unbelievable maximum ISO of 102,400.
Nikon’s newest top-level professional camera, the D3S was launched on October 14. The camera features a newly designed, 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor that has a standard ISO range of 200 to 12,800, which allows you to capture low-light images that would have been all but impossible before.
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