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Buying Guide
DSLR cameras represent what is often considered the preëminent digital capture technology available today, through their meshing of the highest image quality, speed, intuitive design, and modular capabilities to suit nearly any type of photography imaginable. Representing the first step toward serious photography for many, or simply additional tools or upgrades for the veteran, DSLRs cover a... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
In the decade spanning 1990 to 2000, when video games were just beginning to enter the phase of legitimacy they now enjoy, I was a contender in the gaming industry. I wrote for the now defunct GamePro Magazine, at the time the world’s largest video-game magazine, under the nom de plume of “Scary Larry.” If you knew anything about video games back then, you knew GamePro, and if you knew GamePro,... READ MORE
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Following Sony Japan’s announcement last week, Sony USA has now officially announced the... READ MORE
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It was just over a year ago when the groundbreaking full-frame a7 series was released and now Sony Japan is looking to further establish themselves with the announcement of the Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera. Building upon its much lauded predecessor, the a7II features 5-axis in-body image... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Sony Alpha a5100 mirrorless digital camera and covers its performance and imaging capabilities, along with a comparison to other current Sony mirrorless cameras. The video begins with an introduction to some of the camera's specifications, including its 24.3MP... READ MORE

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File-based workflows have all sorts of advantages, compared to the old linear days of video tape and film. But with new technology comes new hurdles. Arguably one of the biggest challenges brought by the digital revolution—since it costs virtually nothing to just let the camera roll all day—is... READ MORE
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Adept at still photography, but clearly designed with an eye on high-performance 4K and HD moviemaking, Sony's new... READ MORE
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  • Sony updated its unique, smartphone-friendly lens-style cameras with the QX30 and QX1
  • Zeiss introduced two new fast primes for Sony's full-frame E-Mount: the Loxia 35 and 50mm f/2.0
  • Canon lowered the prices on 26 of its L-series prime and zoom lenses
  • Samsung and Sony announced a slew of new smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets at IFA 2014
  • Sony came...
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It looks like it is going to be a busy fall for Sony. The company introduced a whole line of new mobile devices, including a new flagship smartphone, a compact tablet, and a smartwatch, in Berlin, for IFA 2014. Read on to find out about the new devices Sony unveiled at its Xperia event. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact Let's start with Sony's new flagship smartphone, the... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
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... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
From the invention of the mechanical pencil to the first-ever LCD calculator, Sharp has a rich tradition of innovation that stretches over a century. It was also the first company to introduce the cellular camera phone. Sharp even used its eco-friendly silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells to make an energy-efficient, solar-powered television. As for the company’s AQUOS LCD panel technology, it... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
B&H interviews Sony's Mark Weir about the new Sony a7S, a 4K mirrorless camera that shares a body (and full-frame E mount) with the a7/a7R, but introduces a new 12.2 MP sensor with large photosites that enable shooting in extremely low light. The camera records HD internally and... READ MORE

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With all the pomp and circumstance around 4K cameras and large-sensor, interchangeable-lens cinema cameras, you would be forgiven if you thought traditional 3-chip ENG-style cameras had been forgotten by camera manufacturers. But fear not, ENG and event shooters, the new PXW-X180 from Sony aims to give the 1080p ENG market the attention it deserves.... READ MORE
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Released on the heels of the a7 and a7R mirrorless cameras, at the end of 2013, Sony has just announced the third model in this series: the a7S. Unlike the previous two models, the a7S, which stands for “Sensitivity,” is built with an entirely different kind of image-maker in mind.... READ MORE
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Features
Chris Buck is a photographer known mostly for his portraiture, in which he brings a unique and distinctive style to each of his images, and unsurprisingly, he’s brought this sense of invention to Instagram. Buck was kind enough to share his thoughts with us on what he once referred to as a “mix of photos of lunch, ironic landscapes, and Holga-filtered observations of everyday life.”  ... READ MORE
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