Stumped for a gift for your favorite photographer? Or maybe you came in under budget on your holiday shopping and you have just enough left over for a little something for yourself? Either way, we've got some suggestions. Our holiday gift guides cover gifts in three price categories - $25-100, $100-500, $500 and up - to help you find the right present at the right price. Click through for links to all three guides
Canon updates Digital Photo Professional to version 4.1.50 17 Dec 2014 at 5:02pm
Canon has updated its Digital Photo Professional 4 (DPP) software to version 4.1.50. The update brings support for a couple of new lenses and several camera models, improvements to multiple functions, and compatibility with 64-bit native environments, among other things. The newest version, says Canon, incorporates feedback from both APS-C and older full-frame owners eager for 'the very latest Raw workflow solution'. Read more
2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $25-100 17 Dec 2014 at 3:03pm
Photographers are a hard lot to shop for. While it's tempting to pick up a gift card from your local camera shop and call it a day, we've done some digging and come up with photo-related gift ideas for photographers of all skill and aspiration levels. If you're looking for something stocking-sized (and priced) our guide will put a smile on the face of your favorite photographer.
2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $500 and up 17 Dec 2014 at 3:03pm
If the photographer in your life is the kind that already has everything, it might be time to pull out all of the stops. From neat new gadgets to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, the gifts in this guide will wow any photographer.
2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $100-500 17 Dec 2014 at 3:03pm
If you're looking for something special but you don't want to empty your bank account, these gifts for photographers will do the trick. While a wireless hard drive or a film scanner lacks the wow factor that an African safari can provide, these gifts will bring plenty of joy to any photographer's holiday.
Real-world Test: Shooting Fashion with the Fujifilm X-T1 17 Dec 2014 at 1:03pm
The X-T1 is Fujifilm's first weather-resistant interchangeable X-series camera. It is built around a 16.3 MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor housed in a die-cast magnesium body. Offering a traditional design with five physical top plate dials, two command dials, and six programmable function buttons the X-T1 also has a high resolution OLED viewfinder. In the latest in our series of real-world video tests, we took the X-T1 to a local studio, to see how it would perform in the hands of a professional fashion and portrait photographer. Click through to watch the video
Phase One and Alpa release official details and pricing of A-Series medium fo... 17 Dec 2014 at 6:00am
Phase One has announced official details of its new A-Series medium format cameras after information about the new pairing of the company's digital backs with an Alpa body and lenses was leaked in November. As was reported at the time, the series will comprise Phase One 50MP, 60MP and 80MP backs, combined with the Alpa 12 TC body and a choice of three lenses – the Alpagon 5.6/23mm, Alpar 4.0/35mm and the Alpagon 5.6/70mm. Read more
Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera Roundup (2014) 17 Dec 2014 at 4:01am
What point-and-shootable mirrorless camera should I buy?
ProGearX announces new line of GoPro accessories 16 Dec 2014 at 4:27pm
ProGearX has announced the availability of several new accessories for mounting GoPro action cameras to a variety of surfaces. Among the new accessories is an extendable pole, body mounts, and a kit for mounting the action cam on different sports boards. The accessories are available now, and ProGearX will be showcasing them during CES 2015 next month. Read more
Enthusiast compact camera roundup (2014) 16 Dec 2014 at 1:47pm
Which capable compact, with plenty of control, should I buy?
Mid-range Mirrorless camera roundup (2014) 16 Dec 2014 at 1:38pm
A roundup of 2014's mid-range mirrorless digital cameras.
Enthusiast DSLR camera roundup (2014) 16 Dec 2014 at 1:35pm
As a keen, enthusiast photographer, what camera should I buy?
Huawei Honor 6 Plus offers three 8MP cameras 16 Dec 2014 at 12:04pm
Huawei has announced the Honor 6 Plus with not one, not two, but three 8MP cameras. One serves as a selfie-capture unit at the front while the other two are lined up side-by-side on the rear of the device. As on the HTC One M8 the dual lens setup allows for refocusing of already captured images. Read more
Have your say: Best High-end Compact Camera of 2014 16 Dec 2014 at 2:59am
This year saw a number of new cameras released in the high-end compact category, and as well as updated versions of earlier cameras, we also saw brand new products, and - increasingly - a shift to larger sensors as a major differentiator. 2014 was the year that Canon moved to the 1-inch sensor format, and Panasonic even managed to fit a Micro Four Thirds sensor into its LX100. Click through for a reminder of the high-end compacts released in 2014, and a chance to cast your vote for the best.
BPG image format aims to replace JPEGs 15 Dec 2014 at 4:47pm
There's no doubt that JPEG is the web's go-to image format, offering both widespread compatibility and small file sizes, but it's far from perfect. Alternative image formats have been developed that provide higher-quality compression, but nothing yet has come close to toppling JPEG thanks to its ubiquity. BPG is the latest new format to challenge it. Read more
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