Giant Working Instagram Camera Is This Year's Costume To Beat

Last year a working Nikon DSLR costume wowed us, but with the continued rise of smartphone photography, who wants to wear a clunky dedicated camera this Halloween? Not Eric Micotto, who totally one-ups last year's effort with a working Instagram camera getup. » 10/26/12 8:00pm 10/26/12 8:00pm

The Incredibly Detailed Art of Benchmarking the Canon 5D Mark III

Every time a camera comes out, nerds keep a close watch on DxO Labs to see how the image sensor will measure up to others in the camera benchmarker's battery of tests. DxO just released its ratings for the most anticipated camera in years: The Canon EOS 5D Mark III. CNET was there to document the whole process. » 4/20/12 3:40pm 4/20/12 3:40pm

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Vs. Nikon D800: Which Is Better for Filming…

Both the Canon 5D Mark III and Nikon D800 have been out for a few weeks now, and here's what we're all wondering: Which is the better mid-range, professional-grade camera? This hilarious shootout between the two does an excellent job of showing some of the differences. » 4/05/12 6:40pm 4/05/12 6:40pm

Nikon D800 Review: A Major HD Upgrade, But Is It the Best DSLR For the…

The Nikon D700 was the last great pre-video DSLR. It was an excellent and very boring camera. Nikon's newest, a $3,000 body called the D800, introduces two major features: HD video and a 36-megapixel sensor. » 4/02/12 3:05pm 4/02/12 3:05pm

The Canon 5D Mark III Comparison: How It Stacks Up to Other Cameras

When you compare the Canon 5D Mark III to other DSLRs, its specs fall somewhere between the 1D X and the previous model, the 5D Mark II. But how does it compare to competition like the Nikon D800? » 3/02/12 12:00am 3/02/12 12:00am

Nikon D800: It's Not What You Wanted, But It Is a 36-Megapixel…

Nikon's new D800 SLR is a study in expectations and identity. Laid bare, the $3000 D800 is an impressive camera. But it's probably not the D800 that a lot of Nikon fans have been waiting for—what some feel they'd been virtually promised. » 2/06/12 11:01pm 2/06/12 11:01pm

Nikon's Monster 36 Megapixel D800 Arriving Next Month?

The hugely-anticipated Nikon D800 might be hitting soon—like a week and a half soon. Nikon Rumors claims the impending mega-DSLR will shoot 36 megapixels, confirming earlier speculation. And it'll kick off on February 7th. » 1/27/12 9:13am 1/27/12 9:13am