Free digital camera in-depth buyer’s guide

Free digital camera buyer's guide

Are you in the market for a new camera? If you’re trying to decide what camera to buy – and, frankly, quite a few fantastic models have been released in the past year – look no further than our in-depth digital camera buyer’s guide.

The latest infographic in our popular photography cheat sheet series, our digital camera buyer’s guide not only lists the current models and all their specs, but includes the verdicts from our own lab tests of these cameras, as well as manufacturer contract information and more.

CSC vs DSLR: their differences defined

Panasonic Lumix G: tips for using your digital camera

The rise of compact system cameras and the image quality they are now capable of producing has led many of us to weigh up the pros and cons of a CSC vs DSLR when making our next camera purchase.

But what exactly is the difference between a CSC vs DSLR apart from the size? In the latest of our photography cheat sheet series we’ve looked beyond body size at what you need to know when making a CSC vs DSLR comparison.

Sony to focus on DSLTs, full-frame camera

Sony to concentrate on developing translucent mirror cameras

Sony will eschew traditional DSLRs and concentrate on developing its DSLT cameras, the company has revealed.

Speaking to our sister website TechRadar, Paul Genge from Sony UK said, “We have no SLRs in our line-up today, and our intention is to develop the SLT technology and make that a real stand-out in the market.”

He also reiterated that Sony’s president made a statement during the IFA consumer electronics show that the company is going to be looking at full frame as the next introduction for for its SLT line of cameras.

Nikon D800 packs 36.3 megapixels, to rival medium format cameras

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After many months of rumours and speculation, the Nikon D800 DSLR is finally a reality.

Nikon ended the long wait, unveiling its new 36.3-megapixel FX-format professional Nikon D800, which it claims ‘delivers unprecedented levels of depth and detail’ and allows users to shoot broadcast quality video.

What’s more, Nikon claims the Nikon D800 offers a potential to rival medium format cameras.

Full frame DSLR: do you really need one?

Full Frame DSLR: do you really need one?

Does the bigger sensor inside a full frame DSLR like the Canon EOS 5D Mark II or new Nikon D800 give you better pictures? We investigate the pros and cons of going full frame.

Nikon unveils D4 SLR

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Nikon has announced the launch of the D4, the replacement for the D3s as its flagship high-speed SLR

Preview: Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

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Olympus has succeeded in creating a mini-marvel with the PEN Lite E-PL3 compact system camera. It’s beautifully engineered, stylish and puts in a blisteringly quick performance

Preview: Canon EOS 600D

Canon 600D: tips for using your Canon DSLR

A raft of new features and up-to-date specs offer beginners plenty of room to grow with the new Canon EOS 600D. But is it too similar to the EOS 550D to justify an upgrade?

Sony A77 review

Sony A77

This new Single-Lens Translucent camera from Sony promises a quick and accurate AF system, 12fps continuous shooting, and superb build and image quality. Our experts put it through its paces…

DSLR video: a beginner’s guide to shooting HD

Shooting HD video with a DSLR? Don’t know where to begin? Here, we answer all your questions – from choosing resolution to editing software options