Camera Bodies

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Pocket point and shoot championship faceoff: Canon PowerShot S100 versus Canon PowerShot S110

canon powershot s100 and canon powershot s110 side by side comparisonIf you’re looking for a Black Friday electronics purchase and don’t need a big-screen TV, it might be worth considering an upgrade to your point and shoot. As far as cameras small enough to fit in your shirt pocket, no one makes them better than Canon. Canon has just updated the amazing Canon PowerShot S100 to the Canon PowerShot S110. We did a side by side comparison of the two to give you a perspective on whether it is worth the price for the newer model or you should take advantage of the great deals on the slightly older S100. Read more »

ifixit tears apart a Nikon D600: See what they found in their tear down

CdRiZo6vAy2IAoG4Ever wondered what was crammed into that expensive DSLR you just bought? Wonder no more.

Nikon D5200 DSLR announced: Impressive upgrade, but won’t quiet D400 clamor

As expected, Nikon has introduced the new Nikon D5200 DSLR. It is a very solid upgrade from the Nikon D5100, bumping the resolution to 24MP, focus points to 39 like the Nikon D7000, and frame rate to 5fps – a little slower than the D7000’s top speed of 6 fps. A new processor chip helps move the larger number of pixels, and a new graphical user interface should make the camera easier for those photographers not comfortable with the current dials and menus. However, the Nikon D5200 will not quiet the clamor for a Nikon D400, as it doesn’t nearly fill-in Nikon’s product line as a Nikon D300 replacement… Read more »

How big is the Nikon D600, anyway? Compared to the Nikon D700 / D800 & Nikon D7000

img_0003The Nikon D600 has, in just a few days, become the new darling of camera reviewers (including me) and photographers who’ve gotten their hands on one. One of its appeals is that it packs an amazing quality full-frame image sensor into a pretty small package. Specs put it between the D700 / D800 (which are essential identical in size and weight) and the Nikon D7000, which is smaller and lighter. Since I have all three, I’ve been hefting them in turns to get an idea. It’s hard to pass along subjective impressions, but I tend to agree with other reviewers who say that while the Nikon D600 is not small enough that anyone should rush out and purchase it for that reason, it is noticeably lighter and smaller than a Nikon D800 with similar lens. Read more »

Canon launches new full-frame EOS 6D in response to Nikon D600, updates p&s with PowerShot S110 and PowerShot G15

Canon EOS 6D Digital Camera (Body Only)It didn’t take long for Canon to respond to Nikon’s D600 announcement with a $2100 full-frame DSLR of its own. I covered the introduction along with the PowerShot S110 and PowerShot G15 announcements for Extremetech.com, so you can get all the details there. You can learn more and place pre-orders at B&H, $2099 for the Canon EOS 6D, or get on the notification list for the Canon PowerShot S110, or for the Canon PowerShot G15.