Pentax K-3: A DSLR Camera That Sees the World a Few Different Ways

As the sub-$1000, beginner DSLR camera's utility has been gradually been replaced by the rise of mirrorless cameras, the just-over $1000 DSLR market remains an area where camera companies are hoping to reign in more advanced and even professional users. With that in mind, let's take a look at Pentax's new K-3, a… » 10/07/13 7:15pm 10/07/13 7:15pm

Our Favorite Laptops, Cameras, Light Bulbs, and More

T.S. Eliot didn't know what the hell he was talking about—August is unquestionably the cruelest month. With only four more sweet weeks of summer left, every day that passes is just another reminder that we're about to be back in the lifeless dregs of fall. And what do we do when something upsets us? That's right;… » 8/02/13 10:00am 8/02/13 10:00am

Canon EOS Rebel SL1: The Shrunken Down Beginner DSLR You've Been…

Last year's Canon T4i is a really excellent camera. But for all its whiz-bang features like a capacitive touchscreen and continuous autofocus while shooting video, it just didn't feel special. A DSLR for beginners just doesn't make as much sense when there are smaller mirrorless cameras that can achieve similar… » 3/21/13 1:00am 3/21/13 1:00am

Gifts for the DSLR-Slinging Photo Artiste

'Tis the season for getting up in your relatives' grills with your giant camera and making them hate you for taking pictures while they are still in pajamas. Yep, the DSLR-slinger has a lot to look forward to around the holidays. A big part of the fun is the long list of gift possibilities. Here are some ideas for the… » 12/07/12 1:00pm 12/07/12 1:00pm