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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

In Focus: May 2012

The EF 24-70mm ƒ/2.8L II USM is the latest from Canon. A durable build with weather sealing makes it good for the outdoors, plus the lens is dust- and water-resistant.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

In Focus: April 2012

When experimenting with high dynamic range, there's a fine line between creating an image that has more oomph and one that looks like a cartoon.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

In Focus: March 2012

Sometimes a camera phone is all you need, especially if it's the camera in the iPhone. Now you can step up your iPhone photography with the iPro Lens System from Schneider Optics.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

In Focus: January/February 2012

Looking at a landscape or wildlife photograph in print makes a different impact than just looking at the image on screen.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

In Focus: December 2011

Our annual look at products that the OP Editors found to be particularly interesting and useful for nature photographers

Mirrorless cameras give nature photographers a compact body, a high-resolution image sensor and a choice of fine optics.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

In Focus: November 2011

With a bigger sensor, stronger audio capabilities and AVCHD 2.0 HD video support, the Sony NEX-VG20 is the second generation of Sony's Handycam interchangeable-lens camcorder.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

In Focus: October 2011

If you’re stepping up your travel photography from the point-and-shoot level to DSLR quality, the Canon EOS Rebel T3 is an intuitive camera that doesn’t sacrifice image quality for ease of use.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

In Focus: September 2011

Take an exceptionally wide angle of view when shooting with the Canon EF 8-15mm ƒ/4L Fisheye USM lens.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

In Focus: August 2011

The 50mm lens is a must-have for all photographers, and Nikon has updated its model.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

In Focus: July 2011

For the first time ever, Adobe is making its Photoshop Creative Suite software available by way of monthly subscriptions.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

In Focus: June 2011

The Nikon D5100 has a 16.2-megapixel sensor and records 1080p HD video at 30 and 24 fps with full-time autofocus and manual-exposure control.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

In Focus: May 2011

Canon has redesigned a couple of its most popular supertelephoto lenses to be much lighter than their predecessors.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

In Focus: April 2011

Shoot 18-megapixel stills and 1920x1080 HD video with the Canon EOS Rebel T3i.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

In Focus: March 2011

Use the Tamron 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD for wide-open landscapes and faraway wildlife. The lens is compact, weighing just 15.9 ounces and measuring 3.8 inches in length and 2.9 inches in diameter.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

In Focus: January/February 2011

The Pentax K-5 is housed in the same water-resistant, weather-sealed body as its predecessor, the K-7, but it’s packed with pro-level upgrades that include a 16.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, a 7 fps frame rate and full 1080p HD video at 25 fps.

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