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Dan Havlik Posted: Oct 14, 2015 0 comments

Sony just unveiled a compact camera it hopes will put the power of a full-frame DSLR in the palm of your hand. Called the RX1R II (full model name is the DSC-RX1RM2), the pocket-sized camera squeezes a 42.4-megapixel, back-illuminated full-frame sensor compact black camera body.

Dan Havlik Posted: Oct 14, 2015 0 comments

We got some early hands-on time with the Sony A7S II last night, a full frame, mirrorless camera we have dubbed “the master of the dark arts” for its impressive low light shooting prowess. We shot several images and videos with the A7S II at a dark night club at extraordinarily high ISOs (up to ISO 409,600!) and have included them below in this review at full resolution so you can check them out.

The Editors Posted: Oct 13, 2015 0 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Kathleen Hock features an up-close view of a spider calmly waiting in the center of its web for a fly to fall into the trap.

Suzanne Driscoll Posted: Oct 13, 2015 0 comments

“Every time I see your face it reminds me of the places we used to go…” sings Ringo Starr in his song Photograph, co-written with George Harrison on a yacht in the south of France in 1971. Much of the world may not be aware that Ringo is also a photographer who chronicled the frequent travels of The Beatles during their heyday in the 1960s.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Oct 13, 2015 0 comments

Want to add a little speed to your imaging workflow? Lexar just introduced a new 128GB capacity model of their Professional 2000x SDXC UHS-II memory card. The 128GB Lexar Professional 2000x SDXC UHS-II card will be the fastest UHS-II memory card available at this capacity on the market.

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Oct 13, 2015 0 comments

The OM-D E-M10 Mark II (E-M10 II in the following text) is the second generation of the Olympus entry level E-M system line. The first E-M10, introduced in January 2014, was a very small and compact camera with SLR design elements. The E-M10 II has a very similar look with even more “retro style” elements. The on/off switch, for example, looks like the same switch on the analog Olympus OM-1 from the 1970s.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Oct 13, 2015 0 comments

The race was more joy than suspense. American Pharoah had already taken the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, and he led the 2015 Belmont Stakes from the start and was never challenged. Early on, racing fans at Belmont Park were pretty sure they were going to see the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

Dan Havlik Posted: Oct 12, 2015 0 comments

After looking like it was going to bow out of the mirrorless camera market altogether, Canon announced another new mirrrorless compact system shooter this morning: the EOS M10.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Oct 12, 2015 0 comments

Canon tooks the wraps off two new compact PowerShot G-series cameras this morning. Both feature 20.2-megapixel, 1-inch CMOS image sensors but sit in different places in the G-series line. The Canon PowerShot G5 X is a step above the current G7 X, which we reviewed earlier this year. Meanwhile, the Canon PowerShot G9 X is the new entry-level model in the line.

The Editors Posted: Oct 12, 2015 1 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by DB Young offers the viewer a glimpse of a tranquil landscape featuring the bright fall colors set against the dark hues of the mount range in the distance. 


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