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New Canon 70D features revolutionary new video focus tech, ups Canon's mid-range offering

Canon has announced its replacement for the very popular Canon EOS 60D with its new Canon EOS 70D. While for the most part the camera is a subtle upgrade, there is one pretty exciting new piece of tech included. Video (and LiveView) focus has been greatly improved by turning many of the pixels in the sensor into mini phase-detect AF detectors.

Sony NEX-6 deal: Father's Day savings on the ultimate mirrorless camera

B&H is now offering the Sony NEX-6 with 16-50mm "pancake" lens for $100 off, at $798. This is the camera I've been shooting with almost exclusively for the last month, and I've really enjoyed it.

Sony NEX-6: King of the mirrorless cameras?

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Zoom Lens (Black)Mirrorless is one of the fastest growing segments of the camera industry. While DSLRs and point and shoots have begun to lose their luster, these mid-size, mid-range alternative cameras have a growing fan base. Among mirrorless cameras, Sony has taken something of a high-road, with a relatively large APS-C sensor. Combined with state of the art features, that has made Sony’s NEX family market leaders. I’ve spent the last few weeks shooting with the newest, and most feature-rich, of the cameras, the Sony NEX-6 and wanted to pass along my thoughts… Read more »

Nikon stirs things up with new 24MP 6fps Nikon D7100 DSLR with no anti-aliasing filter: all for $1199

Nikon D7100 product shotNikon has announced its expected update to its venerable Nikon D7000. The Nikon D7100 features a fairly predictable resolution of 24MP, very respectable for a prosumer camera, and as much or more than most users need. What will surprise most people, though, is that Nikon has left off the anti-aliasing filter (which they refer to as the OLPF). Previously the only Nikon camera with this modification – that allows slightly sharper images at the cost of increased danger of moiré artifacts – was the specialty Nikon D800e…. Read more »

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 »