Nikon D4S: An Epic Pro DSLR in a Familiar, Jumbo Package

At the professional level, the ultra-powerful DSLR is still mighty important, and with that in mind, Nikon is upgrading its beastly D4, with the D4s, a faster flagship shooter that's better than low-light than its older namesake. There's a lot to love about this camera. Here are the highlights. » 2/24/14 11:00pm 2/24/14 11:00pm

As Nikon's Entry-Level DSLR Gets a Bump, Its 18-55mm Kit Lens Shrinks

Nikon just gave its entry-level DSLR a pretty obvious spec bump, but along with the new camera, Nikon's introducing a new version of the standard kit lens that ships with the product and will probably be used by tons of beginners on this and other cheaper Nikon DSLRs » 1/06/14 9:00pm 1/06/14 9:00pm

Canon 70D Review: DSLR Video Nirvana Comes More Into Focus

Canon has spent years making incremental improvements to its DSLR line's video features, yet it's been ages since we've seen a major step forward in functionality. While the 60D added some nice touches, its successor, the EOS 70D, makes one very specific leap towards excellence. » 10/17/13 1:52pm 10/17/13 1:52pm

Nikon will release an ever-so-slightly modified version of last year's totally fantastic, D600 full-frame DSLR. The new D610's only change is its drive. The camera will now feature a slowed-down "quiet-continuous mode" that will fire frames sequentially at a slowed-down 3 fps with closer-to-silent shutter action so you… » 10/08/13 12:01am 10/08/13 12:01am

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Hands-On: So Hot You Won't Believe It's Mirrorless

The interchangeable-lens OM-D E-M1 is so much camera you won't believe it's mirroress. The E-M1 is the successor to 2010's E-5, the last Olympus camera with a mirror box and an optical viewfinder. I just shot with one of the first units in the world at the Oly launch event in New York, and I'm certain that almost no… » 9/10/13 12:00am 9/10/13 12:00am

Sony A3000: The Cheapest Beginner DSLR Ever (Well, Sorta-DSLR)

Sony's A3000 DLSR is cheap. Super cheap. It costs $400 paired with a 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens. These days, that's more or less the price of an advanced point-and-shoot camera from Canon, and it's considerably cheaper than Sony's badass RX100 II point-and-shoot. So what gives? And what's up with DSLRs? » 8/27/13 12:00am 8/27/13 12:00am

Canon EOS 70D: Yet Another Incredible Video DSLR From Canon

Canon has always been one step ahead of the pack when it comes to putting video in DSLRs. From the pro 5D to the beginner Rebel T's, it's been a leader. But the new tech in the Canon EOS 70D could change things forever once again. » 7/02/13 12:00am 7/02/13 12:00am

Sony A99 Review: At Long Last a Real Flagship DSLR From Sony

Sony cameras have come a long way over the last few years—to the point that they're competitive with the twin monoliths of Canon and Nikon. The company has accomplished this feat by making gear that's different from other stuff out there. Until now, that success has been limited to point-and-shoots like the RX100 and… » 3/20/13 4:00pm 3/20/13 4:00pm

Sony SLT-A58: A Beginner DSLR for a Beginner Budget

The Sony SLT-A58 is a refresh of last year's pretty darn good A-57 DSLR. It comes with a new 20-megapixel image sensor, and importantly, a refreshing $600 price tag when it's bundled with an 18-55mm lens. But don't let the surging megapixel count and plummeting price tag fool you. We just took the camera for a test… » 2/28/13 4:09pm 2/28/13 4:09pm

Nikon's Mid-Range D5200 DSLR Finally Comes to America

After bouncing around overseas for a couple of months, Nikon's update to the D5100 DSLR is finally coming to the United States. As with its predecessor, the D5200 is a step-up from Nikon's ultra-beginner model, which these days is the pretty lackluster D3200. Basically, the D5200 has a number of features that the D3200 … » 1/07/13 9:00pm 1/07/13 9:00pm

Canon EOS 6D Review: Beautiful Full-Frame Stills, Crummy Full-Frame…

The full-frame sensor, usually reserved for only top-of-the-line DSLR cameras, represents the finest standard of DSLR picture-grabbin.' It doesn't come cheap. Canon fit a full-frame sensor into its new 6D—and offered camera buyers a pro-level detail at a surprisingly low price. Does it make the 6D worth buying? » 1/02/13 12:40pm 1/02/13 12:40pm

Nikon D600 Review: Images This Spectacular Have Never Been So Cheap

Earlier this year, we fell in love with the Nikon D800. How could you not? It's a 36.6-megapixel hulk of a professional camera. But if you don't have $3000 lying around, too bad. » 9/25/12 4:18pm 9/25/12 4:18pm

Canon EOS 6D: The Cheapest Full-Frame HD Video DSLR Ever

At just $2100 for the body, the Canon EOS 6D it's the cheapest full-frame camera you can buy new. It's got one hell of a lineage, but how will it measure up to Nikon's crazy new D600, which the same price for body alone? » 9/17/12 4:00am 9/17/12 4:00am

Could the Rumored 6D Become Canon's Cheapest Full Frame DSLR?

DigicamInfo says this is the Canon 6D. And if the specs the site obtained are correct, it will be a full frame beast of a camera, but with a price tag that makes it a bit more attainable for mere mortals. The rumored DSLR is believed to have a 20.2-megapixel sensor, DIGIC 5+ CPU, auto ISO range of 100-25600 (max… » 9/14/12 2:12pm 9/14/12 2:12pm