Demystifying Digital 2014 Product Showcase: Cameras

Nikon Dƒ FX-Format DSLR  Nikon’s smallest FX-format DSLR, the advanced level Df pays homage to Nikon’s F-series 35mm film cameras, yet it features technology similar to the pro D4 DSLR. It sports a pentaprism and top cover, constructed of magnesium alloy, and mechanical controls for settings, so users can feel the adjustments. Dedicated dials control more »

Nikon D3300 HD-SLR and Other New Products Launch at CES

Nikon announced several new products at this year’s 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including the new Nikon D3300 HD-SLR featuring a 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor and optional Wi-Fi connectivity, a new compact and versatile AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II lens and the AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G prime lens. Several COOLPIX cameras were also more »

Best Cool Cameras: Pentax Q10

The perky, 12.4-megapixel Pentax Q10 interchangeable-lens camera gets big points for its small size. It’s super compact—barely larger than a deck of cards—yet is built to produce DSLR-quality photographs and Full HD video for shooters of all levels. And, you can personalize it with an incredible range of 100 different custom color combinations by mixing more »

Best Adventureproof Cameras: Nikon 1 AW1

Billed the first waterproof, freezeproof, and shockproof interchangeable-lens camera, the Nikon 1 AW1 compact system camera is built tough to deliver high-quality images anywhere. Leveraging its remarkably fast, 15-frames-per-second continuous shooting with autofocus (or 60 fps with fixed focus), you won’t miss a shot. From snorkeling to mountain climbing, this camera will perform: it’s waterproof more »

Best Entry-Level Digital SLRs: Nikon D5300

Compact yet incredibly capable, Nikon’s brand-new D5300 gives you an easy entry into DSLR photography. Offering the benefits of SLR performance and image quality with the versatility of built-in wireless connectivity, the D5300 will let you easily capture and share ultra-high-resolution photos and Full HD video. The camera combines a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, fast image more »

Best Enthusiast Digital SLRs: Pentax K-3

Pentax’s most advanced enthusiast DSLR—now marketed by Ricoh Imaging—is engineered to set your photography free with its amazing imaging performance and user flexibility. The K-3 touts 24 megapixels in an APS-C-size sensor, continuous shooting at an incredible 8.3 frames per second so you won’t miss even the most extreme action, and the world’s first user-selectable more »

Best Enthusiast Digital SLRs: Nikon D7100

The flagship D7100 HD DSLR is a DX-format imaging machine designed to thrill photo enthusiasts and pro shooters. The lightweight camera (1.5 pounds) boasts a specially designed 24.1-megapixel CMOS sensor so you benefit from speed and precision during your photo endeavors—from shooting fast action at six frames per sec in full resolution to instantly sharing more »

Best Compact Interchangeable-Lens Cameras: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

The Panasonic GX7 is a creative compact interchangeable-lens street camera that will bring your artisan’s vision to life. Smaller and sleeker than a DSLR, the GX7 discreetly delivers the power of amazing image quality to difficult-to-shoot street photos and video. Dressed in a rugged magnesium alloy die-cast frame that comes in black or silver, the more »

Best Compact Interchangeable-Lens Cameras: Fujifilm X-M1

This premium compact system camera is the third interchangeable-lens model in the award-winning Fujifilm X series. About half the size of a typical DSLR, but built to deliver uncompromising resolution rivaling its bulky cousin, the X-M1 uses the same 16.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor as the acclaimed X-Pro1 and X-E1 to deliver vibrant detail and more »

Best Compact Interchangeable-Lens Cameras: Sony Alpha NEX-5T

The versatile NEX-5T compact system camera combines a stylish, ultracompact design and the creative capabilities of interchangeable lenses with large-sensor image quality, speedy autofocus (AF), and the convenience of Near Field Communication for easier Wi-Fi connectivity. With NFC, you can simply tap the camera to an NFC-enabled tablet or smartphone, and both photos and videos more »

Best Entry-Level Digital SLRs: Canon EOS Rebel T5i

The flagship of Canon’s popular Rebel line, the EOS Rebel T5i will feed your artistic appetite with its amazing imaging features. You’ll be impressed at how simple and intuitive it is to make photos you’ll cherish. It all starts with an 18.0-megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and Canon’s own Digic 5 image processor. They combine to more »

Sony α3000 Interchangeable Lens Camera

The Sony α3000 brings large-sensor imaging, interchangeable lens camera design, and a comfortable, easy-to-use body to photo enthusiasts. The α3000 features a large, high-resolution 20.1 MP Exmor APS-C HD CMOS sensor, a bright electronic viewfinder and the same lens mount as Sony’s popular line of E-mount cameras, making it compatible with the system’s ever-growing assortment more »