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 Cool Cameras: Samsung Galaxy Camera

To deliver the best of both worlds, Samsung’s Galaxy Camera combines high-end photography with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 4G mobile Internet connectivity. The point-and-shoot camera offers a familiar user interface and access to the entire universe of Android applications from Google Play. The Galaxy Camera doesn’t just capture your memories in photos and Full more »

Best Adventureproof Cameras: Fujifilm FinePix XP200

A photographic companion for all seasons, this ruggedly cool-looking point & shoot offers the ultimate adventureproof features: it’s waterproof to a depth of 50 feet, shockproof from a height of 6.6 feet, freezeproof to 14ºF, and dustproof. It also has a double-sealed battery door lock for enhanced protection. “The XP200 is the ultimate outdoor camera more »

Best Ultrazoom Cameras: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

This long-zoom bridge camera is an affordable, all-in-on alternative to a digital SLR. Its long-reaching 35x optical zoom provides a 25–875mm equivalent zoom range, so you capture subjects both near and far without changing a lens. At the superzoom end, you’ll be able to draw your subjects up close with 16.1-megapixel resolution, to capture sports more »

Best Ultrazoom Cameras: Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

To capture wider group shots and sharper close-ups, Olympus gave the Stylus SP-820UZ iHS—its flagship ultrazoom point & shoot and most powerful optical zoom ever—intelligent technology that delivers amazing image quality with ease. The camera’s impressive 40x optical zoom lens captures the detail normally possible only with an interchangeable telephoto lens—bringing the action closer from more »

Best Point & Shoot Compact Cameras: Fujifilm X20

The Fujifilm X20 is a modern classic designed for style and operability. This premium, anytime-anywhere pocketable camera offers a unique optical zoom viewfinder that displays real-time shooting data. Built into less than 1mm of space in the viewfinder, an ultrathin LCD panel not only maintains the brightness of the viewfinder but also provides a clear more »

Best Point & Shoot Compact Cameras: Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

This high-end advanced Canon PowerShot SX510 HS is compact and comfortable to hold, with the ability to create excellent images that can be wirelessly shared from virtually anywhere. Its newly expanded built-in Wi-Fi, with quick and easy setup, lets you post to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr, send to e-mail, and share with your tablet, smartphone, more »

Best Digital SLR Lenses: Tamron 18–270mm f/3.5–6.3 Di II VC PZD

Marketed as one of the world’s lightest, smallest 15x zoom lens, with Tamron’s first PZD (Piezo) drive, the Tamron 18–270mm VC ultrazoom for APS-C-format digital SLRs is the epitome of all-in-one zoom lenses. The lens has been acclaimed for reaching new levels of compactness, performance, and speed with the addition of Tamron’s PZD—an innovative ultrasonic more »

Best Compact Interchangeable-Lens Cameras: Olympus OM-D E-M1

To answer the demand for a compact system camera as powerful as a professional DSLR, Olympus unleashed its flagship OM-D E-M1—a worthy Micro Four Thirds-format successor to its E-5 DSLR. A high-performance tool in a take-anywhere, lightweight body, the E-M1 is designed for incredible speed and the image quality to rival full-frame DSLRs. The camera more »

Tamron State Park Photography Workshops

Professional landscape and nature photographers take you on full-day workshops at eight state parks in 2013.   There is still time to catch Tamron USA’s in-the-field photographic workshop series in 2013. The series takes you from the scenic mountains of northern Georgia to California’s awe-inspiring redwood forests. America’s greatest environmental gems will serve as the more »

Nikon COOLPIX P7800

Nikon COOLPIX P7800 delivers Nikon’s optical excellence and versatile high-performance features in a portable, compact body. Equipped with both automatic and advanced features, the P7800 presents a high-powered and intuitive option for superior image quality and performance, without sacrificing creative control. Packed with innovative features, including a large 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, a fast maximum aperture more »

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Inc. introduced the Coolpix L620 with a 14x optical zoom lens that users can take advantage of while recording Full HD video. Nikon says this new 18.1 megapixel compact camera is designed with user-friendly features, such as scene modes, easy auto mode, special effects and target-finding AF, as well as Full HD video recording more »