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Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2
A new touch-screen LCD monitor and HD video in a very compact interchangeable-lens camera Panasonic’s new Lumix DMC-G2 adds HD video, a unique touch-screen LCD and more to its G1 predecessor’s fine features
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Canon EOS Rebel T2i
This new DSLR features high resolution, full HD video and more Canon’s latest DSLR puts a lot of the features found on the midrange EOS 7D into a compact, entry-level EOS Rebel body.
Monday, November 2, 2009
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.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Canon’s fastest D-SLR gets more megapixels, HD video, ISOs to 102,400 and more It has been 2½ years since Canon introduced the EOS-1D Mark III, a 10.1-megapixel, 10 fps model that proved popular with bird photographers, in particular, and with wildlife and even general nature shooters for its excellent image quality and quick performance.
Friday, October 2, 2009
Canon EOS 7D
A new D-SLR that looks tailor-made for nature photography The new Canon EOS 7D should be an outstanding camera for outdoor photographers. It features an 18-megapixel CMOS sensor and a shooting rate of up to 8 fps, as well as Canon’s next generation of full HD video with three frame rates.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
One of the most popular D-SLRs for nature photography gets even better—and adds HD video! The Nikon D300 has been one of the most successful D-SLRs since its introduction a few years ago. Now, Nikon has introduced its replacement, the D300S, with all the benefits of the original and a host of improvements, including the much anticipated HD video capability.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
A capable and weather-resistant D-SLR has HD video and a low price Pentax’s new top-of-the-line K-7 packs a 14.6-megapixel CMOS sensor, HD video capability, a 3.0-inch, high-res LCD, cold-weather capability, high-end performance and a host of pro features into a compact, rugged weather- and dust-resistant body—at a good price.
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Canon EOS Rebel T1i
This compact, low-cost D-SLR lets you capture nature’s beauty and motion in high-res still and video Light, compact and easy to carry in the field, Canon’s newest entry in the EOS Rebel line is the T1i. The camera continues the Rebel tradition, but adds amazing new features such as 15.1-megapixel resolution, ISOs to 12,800, a 3-inch, 920,000-dot Live View LCD monitor and HD video capability—all for a list price of only $799.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
A new D-SLR that shoots HD video offers users more ways to depict the outdoor world The first D-SLR to offer HD video capability, the Nikon D90 joins the D80, and in doing so, has elevated the performance potential of the “hard-core photo-enthusiast” model in Nikon’s D-SLR lineup.
Saturday, November 1, 2008
Canon EOS 50D
15.1 megapixels, 920,000-dot Live-View LCD monitor, 6.3 fps shooting and ISOs up to 12,800 Just a year after Canon debuted a major upgrade to its popular mid-level EOS 30D D-SLR via the EOS 40D, the company has introduced a major upgrade of the 40D. The new EOS 50D raises the resolution a whopping 50% while maintaining essentially the same shooting rate, introduces Canon’s latest DIGIC 4 image processor to the D-SLR line, increases the LCD monitor’s resolution fourfold and more.
Monday, September 1, 2008
The newest member of Nikon’s FX-format (full-frame) lineup looks to be a serious contender for nature shooters For the outdoor photographer who loves the full-frame capability and superb performance of Nikon’s top-of-the-line D3, but would prefer a smaller, lighter camera (and a lighter price), Nikon has introduced the D700. The camera shares many of the D3’s fine features, but is much more compact (albeit still quite rugged) and costs $2,000 less. The D700 even adds a few features not present in the D3, like a pop-up Speedlight flash unit and a sensor-dust reduction system.
Friday, August 1, 2008
Nik Software Silver EFX Pro
Quick, easy and complete control over your black-and-white conversions There’s a whole school of photographers who do black-and-white and enjoy precisely controlling every aspect of the photographic process (think Ansel Adams and his aficionados). Those photographers will love Nik Software’s new Silver Efex Pro plug-in for Adobe Photoshop and Apple Aperture 2.1 because it makes it easy to exercise precise control over the image-perfecting process.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
This new D-SLR features 14.6 megapixels, a weatherproof body and a Live View LCD The fourth D-SLR to result from the Samsung-Pentax partnership, the GX-20 shares much with the new Pentax K20D, including its new Samsung 14.6-megapixel CMOS image sensor and rugged dust- and water-resistant construction.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Sony Alpha A300 & A350
New D-SLRs offer low prices and excellent image quality Sony’s newest D-SLRs, the A350 and A300, offer simple operation, great value and amazing versatility. The A350 features a 14.2-megapixel image sensor and a price under $800; the otherwise identical A300 features a 10.2-megapixel CCD sensor. Like all Sony D-SLRs, both can use a wide range of Sony, Zeiss and Minolta Maxxum lenses.
Sunday, June 1, 2008
A new 14.6-megapixel APS-C sensor makes this new D-SLR ideal for landscapes and wildlife Hot on the heels of the K200D, the new top-of-the-line K20D is Pentax’s 10th D-SLR, and it’s worthy of the honor. Featuring a new 14.6-megapixel CMOS sensor and live viewing on its 2.7-inch LCD monitor, the K20D builds on the features that made the K10D an excellent choice for outdoor photography: rugged, dustproof and weather-resistant construction; a built-in sensor-shift Shake Reduction system that works with all lenses; an effective dust-control system; a high-performance Pentax PRIME imaging engine; 3 fps shooting and more.
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