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 »

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: 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 »

Nikon Expands Lens and Lighting Lineup

New AF-S DX Nikkor 18–140mm VR Lens The AF-S DX Nikkor 18–140mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR lens is geared for shooting everything from portraits to landscapes, providing a zoom lens option for DX-format DSLR owners. Employing four stops of Vibration Reduction image stabilization and a 7.8x zoom range, it aids users in capturing sharp handheld photos more »

Panasonic Lumix Luminary Lounge

Discover Panasonic’s Social Community for Hybrid Photographers Panasonic launched the Lumix Luminary Lounge, a new social community for hybrid photographers where hybrid photography and other photo content will be hosted by Lumix Luminary photographers and sponsored by Panasonic. Panasonic is spreading the word about hybrid photography, the combination of still, video, and audio as a more »


Samsung Galaxy NX Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 3G/4G LTE & Wi-Fi

Samsung Electronics Co. launched the Galaxy NX, the first 3G/4G LTE-connected compact system camera. The interchangeable-lens camera combines a 20.3MP APS-C sensor and a hybrid autofocus system with always-on connectivity and the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform, giving photographers smartphone functionality and the use of the entire universe of Android apps. “The Galaxy NX reflects more »

Canon EOS 70D DSLR with Built-in Wireless Transmitter

Canon USA’s EOS 70D digital SLR is designed to bring advanced features to photo enthusiasts looking for a step up from their entry-level DSLRs. It features a Dual Pixel CMOS AF system developed for instant, precise focusing of video and still images, as well as a 20.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor and Canon’s Digic more »

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Advances Photography Workflow

Adobe announced the availability of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 for Mac OS and Windows, which is offered as an individual license or as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. Designed for both photography enthusiasts and professionals alike, Lightroom 5 adds photo-editing capabilities to create more efficient workflows. “Lightroom was originally conceived through the requests of Adobe more »


Leica Camera Opens LA Store and Gallery

Leica Camera, the venerable German camera and sport optics brand, opened the Leica Store and Gallery Los Angeles.  Located at 8783 Beverly Boulevard in West Hollywood, the 8,000-square-foot space boasts an art gallery and store. Offering the entire range of Leica products and accessories, photography books, printing and renting services, and select third-party accessories, the more »

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6: New-Gen Mirrorless CSC for Photo & Video with NFC

Panasonic’s newest digital single-lens mirrorless camera, the Lumix DMC-G6, offers Wi-Fi connectivity with NFC (Near Field Communication) technology, so users can connect the camera to their smartphone/tablet by bumping them together to share its captured photos and video. It’s also possible to use a smartphone or tablet as a remote shutter with a monitor utilizing more »

Canon EF 200–400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x Super-Telephoto Zoom

Canon USA unveiled a super-telephoto zoom lens for use with all EOS DSLRs—the EF 200–400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x. Geared for sports and wildlife photography, the L-series lens has an integrated 1.4x focal length extender and Canon Image Stabilization technology. It features an optically matched, built-in 1.4x extender that increases the maximum focal length more »