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Dan Havlik  |  Feb 02, 2016  |  0 comments

The new Canon EOS-1D X Mark II was unveiled last night and as with many pro digital SLRs aimed at sports photographers and photojournalists, the new camera has impressive speed. In particular, it can fire off bursts of images at 14 frames per second with auto exposure (AE) and predictive autofocus (AF) through the viewfinder, and 16fps with the mirror locked. (The previous model offered 12fps and 14fps burst speeds, respectively.)

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 05, 2019  |  0 comments

Adjusting the ISO depending on the level of light in scene is one of the first things you may have learned when using your digital camera. But what if there was a way for the camera to adjust the ISO on its own?

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 07, 2015  |  0 comments

Here’s another great deal just in time for the holiday gift-buying season.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 04, 2015  |  0 comments

On face value, this would seem to be a silly challenge and in many ways, it is. But silly is good and Jim Goldstein of All Things Photo offers this fun and interesting video comparison between the then cutting edge Canon D2000 from 1998 and today’s Canon 5DS R, a modern 50-megapixel full frame monster.

Seth Shostak  |  Sep 09, 2016  |  0 comments

Remember when Paul Simon crooned, “Mama, don’t take my Kodachrome away”? That classic film may have given you nice bright colors, but only on sunny days. In its early incarnations, Kodachrome’s film speed—its sensitivity—was 10, or slower than Homer Simpson.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 08, 2015  |  0 comments

We don’t know if this guy’s got water on his brain or not but he’s clearly got a screw loose. Check out his very ill advised technique for cleaning his expensive camera gear: deliberately soaking it in water.

Jason Schneider  |  Aug 15, 2018  |  1 comments

If you’ve read our choices for the 10 Best Vintage SLR Lenses for Your DSLR, you’re also going to want to read our simple guide below with tips on how to mount those lovely, classic pieces of glass on your modern digital SLR.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 08, 2017  |  0 comments

Every year lately, Canon sends out an image from the Super Bowl showing the majority of sports photographers at the big game using the company’s familiar “white” professional lenses. And this past Super Bowl, as you can see in the above image from the game, the number of Canon shooters seems to have grown.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 16, 2018  |  0 comments

Just about all cameras used for serious photography, and even many point-and-shoot models, enable users to choose how light in a scene is measured. The video below will help you understand the options available, and when one works better than the others.

Dan Havlik  |  May 21, 2018  |  0 comments

The Nikon D850 has certainly earned its fair share of accolades since it was launched in August 2017. We named it our favorite camera of 2017, and it also made the Technical Press Association International’s (TIPA) list as the Best Pro DSLR of 2018. Now two photographers and prominent YouTube personalities say the Nikon D850 could be the best camera of all time.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 05, 2019  |  0 comments

We're not entirely sure how serious photographer Dani Diamond is in the below video titled "MUST WATCH: The Correct Way to Hold a Camera," but we appreciate his moxie. In the short humorous clip, Diamond shares his unique handgrip technique for holding a DSLR.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 06, 2014  |  0 comments

Remember the Canon 7D Mark II? Well, we’re still waiting for a final production sample of that APS-C sensor-based DSLR to review but, in the mean time, you can enjoy this cool video clip (below) showing a photographer jumping out of a plane with a pre-production version of the 7D II.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 09, 2017  |  0 comments

Whether you’re a professional photographer or a passionate amateur, one sure way to shoot better is to learn how to shoot faster, so you never miss capturing a fleeting moment. In the quick video below, the folks at Mango Street demonstrate three ways to customize a camera so everything you need is right at your fingertips.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 02, 2018  |  0 comments

Anyone can go out and buy a sophisticated DSLR, as long as they have the cash. But knowing how to take advantage of the capabilities a camera provides is a whole other matter. In the video below, nature photographer Steve Perry reveals seven tips and tricks for making the most of a new Nikon DSLR, or the one you already own.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 01, 2015  |  2 comments

Pentax/Ricoh Imaging has been rather coy about its forthcoming, full frame DSLR, posting a series of slightly changing teasers on its website. The latest teaser adds a new photo of the DSLR along with some text that seems to be a clumsily translated press release about the camera and the lineage behind it.

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