Sony's Balanced Optical Steady Shot technology steadies your hand like a built-in steadicam when you're shooting videos. With B.O.S.S. keeping the camera still, people will never know you weren't packing a tripod. Check out a demonstration from the show floor at CES 2013.
No need to coddle the Olympus TG-830 iHS. Bring it into whatever extreme conditions you brave and document your adventures. Whether it's body-surfing in the ocean, or trudging through knee-high snow in sub-freezing temperatures, the TG-830 will not only survive but thrive, taking gorgeous photos and video.
The Olympus TG-2 iHS can take it all and still deliver detailed photos when conditions prove challenging to less-rugged cameras. Waterproof to depths of 50 feet, this sporty point-and-shoot is ideal not just for snapshots in the rain but for gorgeous underwater photos while snorkeling in tropical locales. Even in poor light, the TG-2's f/2.0 lens and backlit CMOS sensor ensure your photos show plenty of detail with minimal noise.
Sony's projector camcorders offer sophisticated manual options along with intelligently engineered automatic functions, plus a built-in high-intensity projector so you can see your shots without the need for an external monitor.
Canon's PowerShot N digital camera features a fresh new design, with a tilting screen, no traditional shutter button, and built-in Wi-Fi® for easy photo sharing. The wide-angle lens zooms optically to 8X, giving you a wide range of shooting options.
Sony's NEX cameras combine a large, DSLR-sized image sensor with a small body to give you an interchangeable-lens system that pumps out great images. Its small form factor makes it easy to carry, and an ever-growing family of lenses will help you capture your creative vision.
Sony's Alpha line of digital SLRs employ a translucent mirror instead of the traditional flipping mirror, letting you shoot faster than ever. With lots of lenses to choose from, they'll help you fulfill your creative vision.
If you're a cyclist, water-skier, skateboarder or snow-shoer - if your favorite pastime involves speed, the elements, and skill outdoors - a Sony Action Camcorder is for you. Strap it on, stick it on a helmet, tie it to your vehicle. I guarantee it will deliver a level of personal involvement you haven't seen before in your videos.
The Olympus 12mm f/2.0 lens features a generous, expansive wide angle that's perfect for sweeping landscapes, city panoramas, or your group of friends posing together in your cozy living room. Plus, the wide f/2.0 aperture lets you work with the light that's available.
The Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens features a light-gathering, dimension-enhancing f/1.8 aperture and a perfect length for portrait photography that's equivalent to 90mm on a 35mm camera.
The Olympus 75mm f/1.8 is a powerful telephoto lens for Micro 4/3 cameras. The lens acts like a 150mm lens would on a "full frame" camera, but at a much smaller size and weight. Its large, f/1.8 maximum aperture takes in a lot of light and lets you blur backgrounds for creative effect.
Springing from the distinguished tradition (and informed by the design) of Olympus's original OM line of SLRs, the OM-D E-M5 honors that spirit while moving the innovation threshold forward.
The 16-megapixel interchangeable-lens Fujifilm X-E1 carries on Fuji's retro-designed X-series, while offering some new technological features that make this camera even more of a value than its predecessors.
The Canon Powershot SX50 HS lets you get close — really close — to the action. It sports a robust 50x zoom lens that works like a 1200mm lens would on a full-frame camera, along with fast autofocus and easy-to-use controls.
The Nikon Coolpix S800c is a compact point-and-shoot camera with smartphone-like Wi-Fi functionality. You can snap a photo and instantly upload it to Facebook or email it to friends, as long as you're connected to a Wi-Fi network.
More and more digital cameras feature a jack for an external microphone. Discover the difference in sound between the camera's built-in microphone and an external microphone that's specifically designed for the job at hand.
Zak shows us the different lenses you can use on a digital SLR camera or interchangeable lens hybrid camera, and how to get the pictures you want.
J., Crutchfield photographer, gives us some tips on when to use a monopod.
J., Crutchfield photographer, gives us some tips and tricks for changing the lens on a digital SLR camera.
J., Crutchfield photographer, gives us some tips and tricks for getting the most out of your memory cards.
Zak tells us about the Canon EOS Rebel T3i digital SLR camera, and shows us some photos and HD videos he shot with the camera.
We show you the different types of digital cameras available, and explain what each one is best at. With all the different models to choose from, we feel it's important to find the one that best fits your needs. After all, the best camera is the one you have with you.
In this video, we'll cover key camcorder features, so you have the info you need to start shopping. Depending on what you want to shoot, a pocket cam, high-definition camcorder or pro-style camcorder may be right for you.
Use this lens to capture sweeping, panoramic landscapes or big group shots indoors at your next family gathering. We share our impressions in this short video review.
This lens is ideal for taking great-looking photos at twilight, or indoors without a flash. Its 50mm focal length also makes it an excellent choice for portraits.
Fans of telephoto shooting will appreciate the high-quality optics and zoom power this 55-200mm Nikon lens. We share our impressions in this short video review.
This lens offers a broad focal range for versatile wide-angle and telephoto shooting. Take panoramic photos of the countryside, or zoom in on a distant subject.
This Nikon 70-300mm lens gives you the impressive telephoto power and fast autofocus you need for taking rapid-fire shots of far-off subjects.
This lens's large maximum aperture lets you use faster shutter speeds to "freeze" moving subjects. It's also perfect for shooting sharp photos indoors, without a flash.
This lens gives you impressive telephoto power and fast autofocus for taking shots of far-off subjects. Image Stabilization (IS) technology keeps images in-focus.
The high-performance Canon 70-200mm L Series lens is unbeatable for shooting sports, wildlife, and portraits. We share our impressions in this short video review.
This pro-quality Canon lens offers powerful telephoto shooting and a large, flexible zoom range. We share our impressions in this short video review.
Nikon's sophisticated D300s is a great choice for serious amateurs and pro's alike. In this short video, Julie and Tara highlight their favorite features.
Canon's EOS 7D is a powerful, versatile digital SLR. In this video, Julie and Zak talk about their favorite features.
In this short video, Julie and Zak highlight the coolest features of Nikon's D90 digital SLR.