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Ron Leach  |  Jan 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Before you get any crazy ideas about cracking open an expensive camera yourself, we should note that photographer Peter McKinnon says, “This was a REALLY” bad idea. After watching the video below, you’ll understand why.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 08, 2018  |  1 comments

When reviewing new cameras, especially those designed for pros and advanced amateurs, we always take a close look at build quality and how well the camera is sealed against water. That’s because, for most outdoor photographers, this is a key consideration.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 26, 2014  |  0 comments

Let say you have 50 Canon EOS-1D X professional digital SLRs lying around, and are looking for something to do with them. Here’s a fun idea: create a stunning bullet-time shot that appears to freeze the action, and then somersaults 360 degrees over your subject for an out-of-this-world effect.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 03, 2018  |  0 comments

Is having an expensive camera really that important for capturing great photos? That’s the question the intriguing new video below from photographer Pierre T. Lambert hopes to answer.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 26, 2017  |  0 comments

Earlier this month we posted a fascinating video demonstrating all the technology that enables the shutter of a modern DSLR to open and close with remarkable speed and precision. In the equally interesting time-lapse below, you’ll see what happens when things go wrong and a technician has to replace the shutter of a Canon EOS 6D.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 29, 2015  |  0 comments

Have you ever wondered what a digital SLR’s fast-firing shutter looks like slowed down? Well, "The Slow Mo Guys" have done just that while filming the inside of a Canon DSLR with a high-speed video camera.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 29, 2016  |  0 comments

Drones and wild animals don’t always mix and with good reason. Animals often see the noisy, swirling drones as aggressive predators and respond in kind, occasionally knocking the flying whirligigs out of the air.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 24, 2017  |  0 comments

Talking Pictures by DCW takes you on a trip down camera memory lane as it pays homage to the 30th anniversary of Canon’s iconic EOS system in the below video. Showing the various film, DSLR and mirroless cameras in the EOS (Electro-Optical System) universe from 1987 to 2017, the 1.5-minute clip demonstrates how much and, in many cases, how little Canon’s EOS models have changed over the years.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 04, 2017  |  0 comments

Have you ever wondered about the technology that enables a DSLR’s shutter to open and close with the necessary speed and precision to create properly exposed photographs? And what about the difference between first- and second-curtain sync?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 13, 2018  |  0 comments

Ever wonder how Nikon tests the toughness of its top-of-the-line full frame cameras? Watch the below video showing the “strict reliability tests,” that Nikon puts its D850 through to make sure these premium DSLRs pass muster.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 02, 2015  |  0 comments

Nikon has caught some flak recently for isolated problems with its recent DSLRs but there’s no denying these cameras can still produce fantastic images and videos. For more evidence of this, check out the two below clips featuring Nikon D750s.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 11, 2018  |  0 comments

Julia Trotti is one of our favorite photographers for swimwear photography tips videos and she’s back with another one, which features a shootout between two popular cameras. In the video below, Trotti pits her trusty Canon 5D Mark III DSLR against the underdog Sony A7 II mirrorless camera while photographing her model, Jax, in a variety of swimsuits on the beach.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 07, 2016  |  0 comments

The Nikon D5 professional DSLR has been the clear star (in cameras) of this year’s CES 2016 show in Las Vegas. Indeed, there’s a lot that’s appealling about this flagship, full frame DSLR from Nikon, including its ability to shoot at up to ISO 3,280,000 to capture images in extreme low light conditions.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Ask just about any professional photographer what the top cameras are for capturing sports, photojournalism or wildlife and they’ll likely tell you the Nikon D5, Canon 1D X Mark II or the Sony A9. These full-frame cameras are truly the cream of the crop when it comes to capturing high-quality images of fast action.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 07, 2017  |  0 comments

One important consideration when comparing cameras with different size sensors is the depth of field they provide and how they render out of focus areas in a scene. In the “Bokeh Shootout” below, you’ll see photographer Bill Lawson make this comparison while shooting outdoor portraits with both full-frame and crop-sensor DSLRs.

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