Best entry-level cameras for beginner photographers

Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D5200 vs D5100: What we think

If you’re a beginner photographer or are looking to make the leap from a compact to your first interchangeable lens camera you will want a camera that offers you the best combination of image quality and features, with room to grow as you learn. To help you along we’ve rounded up the best entry-level cameras on the market…

Pentax cameras: the full and complete range explained

Pentax cameras: the full and complete range explained

One of the oldest brands on the market, Pentax was bought by Ricoh back in 2011. Now, although Ricoh manufactures all of the models, some of them are branded with Ricoh, others with Pentax. Generally speaking, it is DSLR and medium format models which continue to bear the Pentax name, presumably in a nod to… Continue reading

The 9 best cameras for shooting landscapes

Dramatic landscape photography: the secret to adding impact with natural light

Landscape photography is one of the most popular genres, and there are photographers who dedicate huge parts of their life to getting the perfect shot of a scene. These committed individuals are happy to carry large camera kits and tripods to ensure they get the very best image quality that they can.

There are also lots of people who like to combine landscape photography with walking or cycling or many other outdoor pursuits, who want something a bit smaller and lighter to take their photographs. In their latest guest post the team at Photoventure gathered together a list of cameras that would suit these two tribes as well as those in between.

This Week in Photography – news from 25-31 August

Pentax K-S1 DSLR revealed

Welcome to our weekly photography news, with all the latest stories that matter to serious photographers. Selfie-friendly Olympus PEN E-PL7 unveiled Olympus has unveiled the Olympus Pen E-PL7. This 16.1Mp metal-bodied compact system camera features a selfie-friendly LCD that “flips down and around so you can frame and shoot a series of pre-timed, sequential still… Continue reading