Cameras and equipment

The photographer couldn't live without the camera. Although we specialize to tips for taking and editing photos, we occasionally test the new cameras and the photographic equipment. Our experience could be find here, in the Digital cameras and equipment section.

Upgrading Your Photography Gear - Your 2013 Shopping List

Whether you are an experienced photographer or you have just bought your first DSLR, upgrading your photography gear is never out of place. Remember, photography is not a cheap hobby, but if you choose your gear carefully, it will serve you for years. So what is there on the market this year? Here are a few things worth investing in.

2013 Photography Trends - What To Lookout For In The New Year

It’s no secret that technology and photography are inseparable these days. Actually, it’s been always this way, since the first camera was invented. One may say, it’s not important what you use to take a photo, but how you use it, and perhaps it’s true, but there is no harm in knowing what is there on the market today. Being aware of modern trends is  definitely capable of adding extra quality to your photography. At the same time, there is no need to go to extremes, after all trends come and go.

Getting Started With Equipment: What To Do With Your Camera

The first rule of any kind of professional photography is – no SLR, no real fun. The truth is, in the absence of a real camera, point and shoot cameras will get you just that far. Camera control is simply inexistent with point-and-shoots and even if you want to try it out to learn more you will find that you cannot use it even to that end.

What About The New Nikon D3200?

Nikon has been pleased to present the D3200 which doesn’t replace the popular D3100, but is rather a compliment to it and likely to appeal to both beginner and established photographers as it is more sophisticated that the D3100 while remaining easy to use.

The Newly Launched Nikon D800

Nikon has recently launched the Nikon D800, a marvellous hybrid camera that unites several of the powerful characteristics of the D4 and the body style of the popular D700 and features a high resolution 36.3MP sensor. The first batch arrived near the end of March and the D800E arrives during the month of May. This camera will set a new standard in digital photography.

Tripods: The Photography Tool That Can Truly Enhance Your Imagery

You've got your camera and you're ready to go - however, you feel that there is something more you can add to your pack to make it all more interesting.

Are You Ready For Full Frame? When Should You Upgrade Your Equipment

There is a constant discussion on whether people should upgrade their cameras, or if you as a photographer should upgrade from the non-full frame camera to a full-frame one. There are a great number of discussions on this topic, more precisely whether it would be best for you and your image to upgrade to full-frame rather than wait for the next best thing in the APS-C sensor area.

Historical facts about Photography: Let’s Take It From The Beginning

The word photography is originated from the old Greek words light and draw, as in drawing with light. The word, first used in the year 1839 by a scientist named John F.W. Herchel. It was a way capturing images onto a sensitive material with the aid lighted material or a similar radiation.

Cheap and Useful Photography Accessories: How To Avoid Spending A Fortune On Photography Accessories

Photography for the amateur and professional can be a very expensive hobby. The camera itself is an expensive piece of equipment and DSLR Lenses can cost even a lot more then the body of the camera. On top of this, you also have the additional costs of the accessories. It could also be a very expensive investment; however, there is good news! Photography does not have to be expensive as there are accessories that you can purchase for exceedingly less than the average amount at twenty five dollars.

The Nikon D7000: Full Comprehensive Review

Here it is, the new Nikon D7000. It is the newest camera from Nikon, a DSLR camera with a 16.2 megapixel DX image sensor. It also has Full HD video and full-time autofocus and manual exposure control. The ISO range of the camera is about 100-25600.

Your Nikon D3100 Guide: Now that it’s out there, what do you need to know about it?

The D3000 is out for quite some time now; the D3100 is the obvious replacement, so why should you buy it? As with every product, before you even consider the thought of buying it, you need to understand what you would require it, how useful that product would actually be to you and so on.

A Better Point Of View: Sigma SD1

It was about time we heard something from Sigma and the release of the SD1 digital SLR camera is exactly what we need. To get started, it has a 46 MP 24x16mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor.

Field Test – The New Sigma AF 150mm f/2.8 APO Macro DG Lens

Introducing the new Sigma AF 150 mm f/2.8 APO EX macro DG lens and hot it performs when given a real challenge. They really haven’t let anything aside when designing the new macro lens and not only did they make it quite functional, it also has a nice design that makes it look good attached to your camera.

PENTAX K5 – Something New From Pentax

Pentax has announced the arrival of their newest camera, the new Pentax K-5 digital SLR camera. This camera features a very high end design, generally found only on the highest end of digital cameras. The new Pentax K-5 is a very user friendly, compact and lightweight camera for the serious photographer or just for the serious amateur.

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm – Zoom-in To Whatever You Need

Panasonic has introduced a brand new interchangeable lens called the Lumix G Vario 100-300mm lens. This is a great lens and has the ability to realize high optical performance and compactness.