Photography

Samsung Busted Using DSLR Photo to Market A8 Phone's Camera

Samsung has been caught trying to pass off a photo taken by a freelancer with a DSLR camera as an image taken by the company’s Galaxy A8 smartphone. The company was caught after the freelancer herself noticed the photo was emblazoned across the Samsung Malaysian website for the “A8 Star” handset. “My first reaction was […]

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7 camera care tips to keep your DSLR or mirrorless camera working for the next decade

Hillary Grigonis/Digital Trends A good camera makes for a pricey investment, especially if it’s a DSLR or mirrorless model with a collection of lenses you’ve built around it. And yet, too often we treat our expensive gear as if it was a disposal camera we picked up at Walgreens. If you want your camera and […]

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Nikon D3400 vs. Canon T6: What’s the best budget DSLR?

Previous Next Entry-level DSLRs often offer the best photos at the sub-$ 500 price point. The sensors are larger, they shoot in RAW, the battery life is excellent, and the ability to swap lenses offers versatility and expansion into the future. But the Nikon D3400 and Canon EOS Rebel T6 stand neck-and-neck at identical price […]

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Best camera accessories for your new DSLR or mirrorless system

Cameras nowadays seem to have every feature baked into them, but sometimes it can help to have a few extra tools on hand to both protect your gear and push to its fullest potential. To help get you started on your photographic endeavors, we’ve rounded up some of the must-have accessories for your kit, whether […]

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The Best DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras of 2018

Putting Smartphones to Shame If you’re feeling limited by what your point-and-shoot can do, there are plenty of reasons to consider an interchangable lens camera (ILC), whether it be a traditional DSLR or a more modern mirrorless model. These advanced shooters feature larger image sensors, superior optics, robust manual controls, faster performance, and the versatility […]

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Huawei Caught Using DSLR Photos to Highlight Phone's Camera

Don’t always believe what you see. A new commercial from Huawei appears to be passing off DSLR-captured photos as images taken by a company smartphone. The commercial, which has been running in Egypt, plays up the selfie-taking capabilities of Huawei’s Nova 3 handset, including what the photos will supposedly look like. According to the ad, […]

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Sorry, DSLR, but Sony mirrorless is now the best-selling full-frame camera

Mirrorless cameras may have finally nudged the DSLR off the top spot — the best-selling full-frame camera in the U.S. is now a mirrorless model. On August 15, Sony shared data that puts it as the top-selling brand for full-frame cameras for the first-half of 2018 in the United States. Sony slid into that top […]

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From wide angle to telephoto, here are the best lenses for your Nikon DSLR

Hillary Grigonis/Digital Trends A camera is only as good as the lens mounted on the front of it — and Nikon’s 100+ year history has a tendency to lean towards excellent optics. From getting up close to the tiniest subjects to bringing distant wildlife within reach, if you have a Nikon DSLR, you can probably […]

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How to pick the perfect lens to breathe new life into your DSLR or mirrorless camera

Congratulations on taking the giant photographic leap to an interchangeable lens camera! You’re probably already thinking about what lenses to add to your bag — that’s why you’re here, right? As cool as your new DSLR or mirrorless camera is now, it won’t reach its true potential until you take a deep dive into the […]

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Mirrorless vs. DSLR: How do these competing camera systems stack up?

Interchangeable lens cameras sit at the top of the gear pyramid for serious photographers. Both mirrorless cameras and DSLRs boast the flexibility of different lenses and larger sensors compared to compact cameras and smartphones. DSLRs made an easy cross-over from film, just adding a D onto the 35mm film SLRs that many professionals favored for […]

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What is a DSLR camera and how is it different from mirrorless?

There are many types of cameras out there, but when it comes to advanced, interchangeable lens models, nothing is more iconic than the DSLR. The name is practically synonymous with “professional camera,” but a wide variety of DSLRs exist, covering a broad spectrum of users from amateur to advanced. The popularity of the DSLR has […]