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Camera Flash Buying Guide

The basic idea of photography is capturing the light, plain and simple. It is the camera's image sensor that records the scene by using the light that is bouncing off the subject. When that light is not adequate enough for the camera to do…

Nikon D5100 Review

The Nikon D5100 is said to have brought about a new age in the digital SLR (DSLR) evolution. This camera is also major competition for Canon EOS Rebel T3i. Unlike the T3i, it is smaller and I feel sleeker too. Nikon has a class of its own…

Canon Rebel XS 10 Review

The Canon Rebel XS 10 is an ideal digital SLR for amateur photographers and first time DSLR users. This easy to use camera is fast, non-intimidating and light weight which captures and produces excellent images. Its 10.1-megapixel CMOS…

Nikon Coolpix P510 Review

Nikon Introduces The Upgraded Coolpix P510 Nikon recently introduced advanced Coolpix digital cameras. The Coolpix models are point and shoot digital cameras aimed at the average consumer. It seems like Nikon has stepped up it’s game by…

Point and Shoot Camera Buying Guide

Point and shoot digital cameras are, without doubt, the most widely purchased type of camera in any market. They are also know as compact digital cameras. The reasons for their popularity are several. First, the price is right. Second,…

ISO Sensitivity in Digital Photography

When a digital photo is recorded in the camera, it is the result of light striking the image sensor. The camera settings determine how much light enters the camera to strike the sensor, the three main settings being aperture, shutter speed…

Digital DSLR Camera Buying Guide

Digital SLR cameras are the top of the line for photo enthusiasts and most pros, although there are some very high-end cameras above the digital SLR in the photography "food chain." They employ a mirror and pentaprism system that allows…

Image Stabilization or Vibration Reduction

You may hear the terms image stabilization or vibration reduction when checking out digital cameras. They are essentially the same thing, except some camera manufacturers use different terminology. Nikon uses the term vibration reduction,…

Focal Length of a Lens

Focal length refers to the magnification of a camera lens. While discussion of focal length can get very technical, for the purposes of this article, we will keep it in simple! There is a focal length that is considered "normal' for each…