SLR > DSLR > DSLM

The direction many consumers are going is to opt for cameras that are small and light. In other words, cameras that you can shove in your pocket or purse, cameras that you actually use, not the heavy cameras that you think you need. The mirrorless style is quickly being adopted by many pros as their…

Creative Cloud or…?

With Adobe’s change in Adobe CS, some people have wondered about alternative software. Adobe makes an excellent product and CS has been the industry standard. The question is, will their domination continue given their change in how CS is acquired. We will review various products and comment on how useful they might be for professional…

The Perfect Tripod?

The perfect tripod is rugged, offers rock solid stability, is compact, light, extends very high and can be made to shoot almost at ground level. It has to have a head that allows unrestricted movements and smooth operation. The legs have to open in an instant and close just as fast. The perfect tripod does…

Panasonic Introduces Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic announced the new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless LUMIX DMC-G6 (G6) that captures high quality photos and Full HD videos. With the Wi-Fi® connectivity with NFC (Near Field Communication) technology, users can connect the camera to their smartphone/tablet anywhere with one-touch, which makes sharing images much easier. It is also possible to use a smartphone/tablet…

Fuji Adds XF55-200 mm X Lens

Fuji just announced that it will be adding another lens to their popular X series lineup of lenses. The X series of cameras is becoming popular with both amateurs and professionals looking for a high-quality camera for personal shooting. Along with this announcement comes an update to the camera’s firmware to increase auto focus performance of the X-Pro1…

X-Trans CMOS and Lightroom and ACR

X-Trans CMOS is a new type of sensor filter array developed by FUJIFILM to improve image quality. The release of Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 4.4 and Adobe Camera Raw 7.4 offers significant improvements in the processing of X-Trans raw files for the X100S, X20, X-Pro1 and X-E1, resulting in better Moire reduction and enhanced performance in…