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Unveiled: Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Digital Camera and Two NIKKOR Zooms

One of the many attractions of mirrorless system cameras is that despite their compact form factor, they don’t sacrifice image quality. Nikon plainly embraced this philosophy with the original V and J series cameras, delivering small but feature-packed offerings.

Why You Should Use Autofocus Microadjustment

Hidden away in the menus of advanced DSLR cameras is something called “Autofocus Microadjustment,” which allows you to make changes quickly and painlessly to your camera’s autofocus system, resulting in more accurate focusing and sharper images. If one, or all, of your lenses consistently focuses just a little too far (back-focusing), or too close (front-focusing), you can make adjustments to be right on target.

Capture One Pro 7: Impressions from a First-Time User

Until recently, my only experience with Capture One was using it for shooting tethered on photo assigments. Every pro that I’ve assisted has used it during their shoots so that art directors, assistants, and anyone else who needed to, could review images while they were being made. Capture One is definitely the industry standard when it comes to shooting tethered.

Unveiled: The Nikon D4S DSLR is the New Standard-Bearer

Professional Nikon shooters have been waiting with bated breath for the update to the D4, and that day has finally arrived. The Nikon D4S DSLR Camera has been announced as the new flagship Nikon DSLR and it brings with it a few major upgrades and numerous minor improvements to justify the two-year wait.

Pivothead Video Recording Eyewear and Accessories

I grew up skiing almost every day, and was on my first pair of skis at age two. The high school I attended in Colorado even let us out at 11:00 a.m. during the winter months, so that we could ski or snowboard every day of the week if we wanted. The point of this little anecdote is to stress how much watching the Winter games still excites me and makes me nostalgic for my years in the mountains.

Hands-On Review: Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SP Di VC USD for Canon

Tamron’s brand-new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SP Di VC USD has generated a lot of attention with its release. This is mainly because it offers Canon, Nikon, and Sony shooters access to the super-telephoto zoom. This lens replaces Tamron’s 200-500mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD and provides photographers with just a little more reach.

Can an 8-Year-Old Build a Digital Camera? Bigshot says, “Yes!”

If you could build your own digital camera at 8 years old, you would be a very impressive little big shot. This is the goal of the Bigshot Digital Camera Kit, which was developed by Columbia University Computer Science Professor Shree Nayar and his team of students and engineers. “It’s about getting kids’ hands dirty,” says Professor Nayar.

Gadgets and Gear for Holiday Travel

With the holiday season quickly approaching, now’s the time to start making your travel plans. Don’t let the stress of the road or the chaos at the airport get the best of you. Every year, portable technology gets smarter, smaller, and more popular.

Belt Systems for Camera Slingers

When it comes to carrying your gear through a fast-paced, day-long event, there’s certainly no shortage of options. Backpacks and shoulder bags have long been the professional event photographer’s staple when they need to keep everything close at hand.

B&H Wedding Guide: Buying a Tripod

Although photographing a wedding usually conjures the image of primarily working in a handheld fashion, there are often moments in the course of events that can truly benefit from the use of additional camera support by using a tripod.

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