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Joe Farace  |  Jun 03, 2016  |  1 comments

The Pentax K-1 ($1,796.95) is the first full-frame (36x24mm) SLR from the company since it introduced the legendary LX film camera back in 1980. The Pentax K-1 has a 36.4-megapixel sensor that lacks an anti-aliasing filter to increase sharpness and image quality, a trendy feature these days. Pentax spins it differently by including an AA Filter Simulator that eliminates moiré without requiring a physical anti-aliasing filter.

Joe Farace  |  May 26, 2016  |  0 comments

The EOS 80D is the latest iteration of Canon’s APS-C-chipped DSLRs that began with the introduction of the (no kidding) three-megapixel EOS D30 in 2000. I’ve owned and shot with every camera in this series through the 60D. I so dearly loved my Canon 50D, now converted to infrared-only operation, that I couldn’t imagine anything better, at least until I got the 60D. What happened to the 70D? I guess I must have missed that one. No matter, I was eager to put the new EOS 80D to work because of the specs and features it offered.

Dan Havlik  |  May 06, 2016  |  0 comments

The 20.8-megapixel D5 is Nikon’s latest flagship full-frame DSLR and with its robust, almost muscular build and speedy overall performance, this professional camera is designed for action and sports photographers and photojournalists. One of the Nikon D5’s most eye-popping features though is that it can shoot at up to ISO 3,280,000 (no, not a typo!) to capture images in extreme low-light conditions, which could open this camera up to a whole new group of photographers. (Surveillance imaging, anyone?)

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 26, 2016  |  0 comments

More complaints are rolling in about the Nikon D750. Several owners of Nikon’s beleaguered, semi-pro full frame DLSR have been posting videos on YouTube showing their cameras experiencing error (ERR) messages when shooting at fast shutter speeds.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 04, 2016  |  0 comments

When Co-Founder of South District Films Dan Marks decided to hit the road to shoot video for a new TV reality show featuring big-time athletes, he knew he needed a formula enabling him and his crew to travel light, and a casual approach that would encourage athletes to agree to a session without making a big time commitment. 

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 23, 2016  |  0 comments

We recently got some hands-on time with a pre-production version of the forthcoming 36.4-megapixel Pentax K-1 DSLR at the WPPI show in Las Vegas and put the camera to an early test while shooting a few dozen images. We whittled down the test shots to ten of our favorites and included them below.

Jason Schneider  |  Mar 21, 2016  |  1 comments

Advanced mirrorless cameras are posing a serious challenge to traditional DSLRs, but the latest members of the mirror-box-brigade are fighting back—offering new cutting-edge features, awesome performance, and a wider lens selection.

The Editors  |  Mar 14, 2016  |  0 comments

We wrap up our video coverage of the WPPI show in Las Vegas last week with this hands-on look at the new Nikon D500, a relatively compact APS-C sensor-based DSLR aimed at photo enthusiasts and aspiring pros.

The Editors  |  Mar 11, 2016  |  0 comments

Canon’s newest full frame, flagship professional DSLR, the EOS-1D X Mark II, is a real speed demon. We saw just how fast it is during a hands-on demo of the new Canon rig at the WPPI show this week.

The Editors  |  Mar 10, 2016  |  0 comments

The Nikon D5 was announced in early January but it’s only just now making its debut in the United States. We got some early hands-on time with Nikon’s newest flagship full-frame DSLR at the WPPI show in Las Vegas this week.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 10, 2016  |  0 comments

Canon just announced its latest entry-level DSLR: the 18-megapixel EOS Rebel T6. The Canon EOS Rebel T6 is designed to offer easy wireless sharing of photos and videos to social media sites thanks to its built-in WiFi and NFC.

The Editors  |  Mar 09, 2016  |  0 comments

We’ve been at the WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) show in Las Vegas all week touching and trying out the latest photo gear. One camera  we were particularly excited to see in person is the long awaited Pentax K-1 full frame DSLR.

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 03, 2016  |  0 comments

It’s been a long time coming and now it’s finally here. Or, at least, very close to it. Pentax unveiled its long awaited K-1 full-frame DSLR last month and now Ricoh, Pentax’s parent company, has posted five sample images shot with the 36.4-megapixel K-1.

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 02, 2016  |  0 comments

It’s 2016 and some Nikon D750 DSLRs are still experiencing problems. Nikon has issued yet another service advisory for the semi-pro, full frame DSLR this week, noting that a shutter shading problem that cropped up in July 2015 is now affecting more models. 

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 29, 2016  |  0 comments

Drones and wild animals don’t always mix and with good reason. Animals often see the noisy, swirling drones as aggressive predators and respond in kind, occasionally knocking the flying whirligigs out of the air.

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