David has covered the consumer electronics industry since the "ancient" days of the Walkman. He is a "consumer’s" consumer-electronics writer who regularly contributes to some of the largest magazines on the newsstands, including InStyle and Metropolitan Home. He is editor of the quarterly PC How-To Guide: Digital Photography Buyer's Guide for the past four years and has covered digital imaging from the time of ground-breaking $10,000 3-megapixel cameras to the present. David has moderated imaging panels at CES and simply loves taking photos and videos.
Traditional cameras will see evolutionary changes in 2016, but innovations in digital imaging will come from drones, VR, and unconventional cameras. We asked IDC analyst Chris Chute and combed the rumor mills for what's ahead.
Sony has a free update for its A7 II mirrorless full-frame camera that turns on important new features, including phase detection autofocusing and 14-bit uncompressed RAW support. It can also now autofocus select Canon lenses.
We preview two of the newest and hottest full-frame, interchangeable lens cameras on the planet: the Sony Alpha A7R Mark II and the Canon EOS 5DS R. The 5DS R triumphs in resolution, but the A7R II has a few terrific extras.