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Stay in focus with our digital photography equipment reviews. You'll discover a wide range of information on nature photography in these informative articles.


Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Gadget Bag: Get Your Images Online

Instead of paying to have a website custom-made from scratch, try one of these powerful, easy-to-use options designed for photographers like you

Taking time and exploring nature with a camera is half of the enjoyment of outdoor photography.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Apps You’ll Love For Nature Photography

Oh, the images you’ll make with these little software gems!

Families all over the country give the classic Dr. Seuss story Oh, The Places You’ll Go! to their kids when they graduate from high school.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

In Focus: June 2010

If you’re looking to lighten up your camera bag when hitting the trail, Panasonic has expanded its compact interchangeable-lens camera lineup with the 12.1-megapixel LUMIX DMC-G2 and DMC-G10.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Gadget Bag: Carbon-Fiber Tripods

They’re lightweight, rock-solid tools that are guaranteed to make an immediate improvement in your images

Admit it: You know you should use a tripod more often, but you can find more excuses than a ninth-grader who forgot his homework assignment.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

In Focus: May 2010

Shoot sharp 18-megapixel stills and capture full 1080p HD video using the Canon EOS Rebel T2i, which features 3.7 fps shooting, an ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to 12,800), and Canon’s DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

PMA Wrap-Up

Every year, the photo industry assembles for the annual PMA trade show. Manufacturers, distributors and photographers all gather to see the latest innovations and new equipment designed to help photographers take better pictures and do more with them.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Build A Landscape Kit On Any Budget

Great photographs don’t always depend on the price of your equipment. OP takes a look at the advantages and disadvantages of entry-level, midrange and top-tier gear.

Even though technology has certainly changed, the keys to capturing a great landscape haven’t.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Gear Up For The National Parks

Accessories to help you make the most out of any national parks shooting excursion

The U.S. National Park Service (NPS) manages 392 “units,” including 58 national parks and 74 national monuments.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Gadget Bag: Photo Backpacks

For trekking into the backcountry of a national park, a backpack is the best way to haul your photo gear

Serious hikers depend on backpacks to carry their shelter, clothing and chow.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

In Focus: April 2010

The Samsung NX10 packs a 14.6-megapixel APS-C-format sensor in a body that’s just 1.6x4.2x3.4 inches.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Gadget Bag: SDHC Memory Cards

Secure Digital memory cards are becoming more popular in all sorts of cameras, and as maximum limits approach terabyte capacities, the format is poised to be the mainstay for still and HD video shooting in the future

Despite strong competition from CompactFlash, the Memory Stick family and xD Picture Cards, the Secure Digital High Capacity memory card format—known as SDHC, for short—leads today’s popularity parade for digital image storage.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

In Focus: March 2010

Take the size of a pocket point-and-shoot, add to it the interchangeable-lens capability of a DSLR, and what you get is the Olympus PEN E-P2.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Gadget Bag: Field Storage

Multimedia storage viewers, MSVs for short, are much more than just a place to dump image files before reformatting a memory card while in the field

Today’s sophisticated multimedia storage viewers (MSVs) offer large, bright LCD screens to browse images, making it possible to zoom in to check sharpness or delete the bad shots as necessary.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

In Focus: January/February 2010

The Pentax K-x is an entry-level DSLR that packs in plenty of advanced features such as Live View, HD video capability and a high-dynamic-range mode. The loaded and ready 1.3-pound camera has a 12.4-megapixel CMOS sensor with Shake Reduction.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Next-Gen Photo Printers

Despite the proliferation of photo-sharing sites online, the print remains the ultimate expression of a photograph. New printer technology and models will have your prints looking better than ever.

Printing is about sharing. Prints are tacked to the wall for all to see or given outright for others to treasure. Making prints at home heightens the pleasure of sharing your images with others.

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