One of the main reasons why mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras were designed was to provide DSLR image quality without the bulk.
The original Four Thirds System was introduced in 2003 based around a 17.3x13.0mm image sensor that was smaller than the 23.6x15.6mm APS-C sensors used in most DSLRs of the time.
Nature photography encompasses a wide range of subject matter, from landscape vistas to birds in flight.
The original concept behind the mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera was to provide DSLR image quality without DSLR bulk.
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.
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. ...
Because of their size, ease of use and many advanced features, DSLRs are finding a great deal of popularity with landscape photographers.
One of the many things Ansel Adams was known for was the superb image quality of his prints, which exhibited excellent detail and a magnificent range of tones.
Five years ago, if you wanted to travel light, you had to choose between a DSLR and a compact digital camera.
What camera should I buy? It's the question that we get here at OP frequently.
Landscape photographers, in particular, have some very good reasons for adopting a full-frame workflow.
I'm the first to admit that I'm a camera snob. ...
The onslaught of DSLRs that can shoot professional-caliber HD video has not slowed.
Most photographers think of high-speed shooting as being the domain of sports and wildlife photographers, that is, shooters who are going for sequences where the action is unfolding rapidly and you want to be sure you capture the peak moment.
Today, you can choose from a wide line of cameras that are truly compact, produce DSLR image quality and accept interchangeable lenses: the mirrorless cameras.
At the 2012 NAB show, Blackmagic Design, an Australian company mostly associated with more behind-the-scenes pro video gear, unveiled a new motion-only camera capable of 2.5K resolution.
Today's digital landscape photographers can choose from a great variety of DSLRs.
Fujifilm's X100 became an instant hit upon its release in 2011, thanks to a 12.3-megapixel APS-C sensor, a high-quality fixed 23mm ƒ/2 lens and a beautiful industrial design.
Olympus' first mirrorless camera, the PEN E-P1, evoked the popular Olympus PEN 35mm compact cameras of the 1960s.
When Nikon announced its new flagship D4 pro DSLR a few months ago, some were startled that it had "only" 16.1 megapixels.
Scheduled for a Spring 2012 release, the EOS-1D X replaces the EOS-1Ds Mark III and the EOS 1D Mark IV.
It has been long rumored that Nikon was going to introduce a mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera, and now they've done it—two, in fact.
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Sometimes your first capture is your only capture. Blow the exposure, and you’ve blown a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You can’t bracket high-action wildlife or outdoor sports—you’re all but guaranteed to get the wrong exposure at the decisive moment....
You’ve likely heard the buzz about the new mirrorless, interchangeable-lens cameras by now (some call them EVIL, for “electronic viewfinder, interchangeable lens”).
While the ability to record video has been built into compact digital cameras for years, as recently as two years ago there were no digital SLRs with video capability.
Even though technology has certainly changed, the keys to capturing a great landscape haven’t.
The U.S. National Park Service (NPS) manages 392 “units,” including 58 national parks and 74 national monuments.
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 year 2009 was a banner one for D-SLRs, with 17 models introduced by six manufacturers.
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...
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