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 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 »


Hasselblad Stellar Compact P&S for Advanced Amateurs

Swedish-based manufacturer Hasselblad, whose cameras were taken to the moon by U.S. astronauts back in the sixties, is set for another major launch—the Stellar point-and-shoot camera. Stellar, a compact camera aimed at photo enthusiasts who want take photographs and shoot video without having to worry about f-stops and focal lengths, was fashioned at Hasselblad’s design more »

Sony DSC-RX100 II and DSC-RX1R

Sony’s newest Cyber-shot RX models, the RX100 II and RX1R, are based on the same sleek design as the DSC-RX100. The new RX100 II features a new 1.0-inch back-illuminated CMOS sensor, enhanced system expandability and Wi-Fi connectivity with NFC one-touch compatibility; the RX1R has an identical body and design as RX1 but has had its 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 »

Best Point and Shoot Compacts

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 This pocket-friendly Cyber-shot acts more like a high-performing DSLR than a point-and-shoot camera, with a 20.2-megapixel, large Exmor CMOS sensor; a Carl Zeiss 3.6x optical zoom lens; full manual controls; JPEG + RAW image capture; and Full HD 1080/60p video recording. Impressive specs! The camera’s specially developed sensor, which is four times more »

Pentax’s WG-10 Point & Shoot for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation’s compact and portable WG-10 adventureproof point-and-shoot camera is for the on-the-go shooter who requires a capable and sturdy image and video capture device. Its durable assembly and feature set strike a balance between point and shoot functionality and Pentax’s adventure-ready features. Built to withstand the lifestyle of an active shooter, more »

Fujifilm Long-Zoom S8400W Bridge Camera with WiFi Sharing

Fujifilm’s all-in-one bridge camera, the FinePix S8400W, delivers Wi-Fi and boasts a 44x optical long zoom (24–1056mm) Fujinon lens and an improved 16MP BSI-CMOS sensor. The Fujifilm S8400W’s 44x optical zoom lens has a fast aperture of f/2.9–6.5 and an optical image stabilization system for blur reduction. You can shoot 0.39-inch super macro shots with more »

Sony Adds a Threesome of Cyber-shot Cameras: DSC-WX300, DSC-HX300 & DSC-TX30

Sony expanded the range of its Cyber-shot point-and-shoot camera line with one of the smallest, lightest 20x optical zoom compacts (DSC-WX300), a 50x megazoom model (DSC-HX300) and a waterproof compact (DSC-TX30). Each of the models features improved imaging technologies to make is easier to capture the action in all types of shooting environments, from low more »

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2iHS

Olympus takes rugged durability and DSLR-image quality to new heights (and depths) with its new flagship Tough model: the STYLUS TOUGH TG-2 iHS. Olympus has expanded on technologies that made its predecessor, the Olympus TOUGH TG-1 iHS, a standout among the Tough series of waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof, crushproof and dustproof compact cameras. The Tough TG-2iHS more »


GoPro HD Hero2 Outdoor Edition

With GoPro’s HD Hero2 Outdoor action camera, you don’t have to let a little water, or even a ton of water, get in the way of getting your shot. GoPro cameras are used by more professional athletes, sports filmmakers and core enthusiasts than any other camera, and the HD Hero2 Outdoor edition is the most more »