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Nikon D7100 Review

The low end of the DSLR market is converging with the high end of the fixed lens digicam market, and average photographers reap the benefits with cameras like the D7100.

  • Pros: Superb, sharp stills , Extremely fast and accurate focusing…
  • Cons: Poor placement of video button , Movie capture still…

Microsoft premieres new panorama feature for Windows 8.1’s updated camera app

Microsoft unveiled a Windows 8.1 preview edition at this year's Build event, and now we're learning that a new photo application feature will come packed with the OS. Panorama view lets you take sphere-like panoramic photographs.


Fujifilm adds third interchangeable lens camera to its retro-styled X-series

With an APS-C-sized X-Trans CMOS sensor, EXR II image processor, and Wi-Fi, Fujifilm's third X-series interchangeable lens camera, the X-M1, promises to deliver outstanding image quality in a stylish, retro compact body.


How one DSLR pioneer shoots for the big screen with a little camera

Vincent Laforet, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and DSLR videography pioneer, has always worked with the latest cutting-edge digital equipment. He is now using those tools on his first feature film. Laforet chats with us about his work.


Canon VIXIA HF M52 Review

With a large sensor and manual audio controls, the Canon Vixia HF M52 is a consumer camcorder that gives you pro-like features. The high-def video quality is superb.

  • Pros: High-quality 1080i HD , 1/3-inch CMOS sensor for better…
  • Cons: JPEG resolution only 2MB , Menu interface has a learning…

The Smile Store brings a new market into the vast industry of Instagram printing

Instagram has little market penetration in India, but Vipul Arora is betting on Instagram's future with The Smile Store, an Instagram photo printing service.

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Is Lytro a one-trick pony, or the future of photography?

Despite the new experience enhancement features added, the Lytro camera feels stuck in its ability to do one thing. Does this camera (and light-field photography) have a future, or is it just hype?


Adobe releases subscription-based Creative Cloud to a design-hungry public

Adobe has finally released its Creative Cloud service, which allows users to subscribe to programs on a monthly basis. Though the pricing design hasn't received any popularity awards, Creative Cloud packs a lot of content.


Hands on: Instavideo? Videogram? Whatever it is, it’s here, and this is how it works

It's finally happened: Instagram is no longer a photo-sharing app, it's a media-sharing app. We took a deep dive into everything the new video feature has to offer, including its unique filters, Cinema effect, and how it's going to mess up (or not mess up)…

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Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 Zoom bridges the (narrowing) divide between phone and camera

At today's Samsung Premiere 2013, the South Korean company finally debuted the much-anticipated Galaxy S4 Zoom, showing off all of the specs and capabilities of the smartphone, the first and only with a 10x optical zoom lens.


Selfies are now the most popular genre of photo; in related news everyone’s the worst

The selfie is officially taking over, so it's high time we take a step back and examine what really is so great about the abusive use of these self portraits?

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Lytro turns on Wi-Fi, gets social with new animated GIF-creating iOS app

As it continues to evolve its camera with new features, Lytro's latest firmware update turns on a hidden Wi-Fi radio. Also, a new companion iOS app lets you create animated GIFs of your photos.


Fast-tracking camera could soon make its way into sports broadcasting

By using two fast-rotating mirrors, a high-speed camera system currently in development at the University of Tokyo can capture a moving object while keeping it centered in the frame. Ideal for sports, the camera could be in use in two years.


Can’t fly to Tokyo? New York’s AC Gears is the geek’s next best gadget fix

With outrageously cool products and good old-fashioned customer service, AC Gears shows that the traditional brick-and-mortar store concept still works if it has the right ingredients.


Samsung’s new color laser printers use NFC to remove headache in setting one up

Samsung introduces the world's first color laser printers with NFC built in. Designed for users who print from smartphones and tablets, NFC allows for quick and easy pairing, without a convoluted setup procedure.