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Gizmodo DSLR Buying Guide: The Best Camera Accessories For Travel

Hitting the road with your DSLR? It’s wise to plan carefully to make sure you take the best possible combination of camera accessories. Alex Kidman Outside of your camera body (or bodies) and lenses, there’s an entire world of accessories to consider.


You Can Discover New Planets With A DSLR 

Wouldn’t it be cool to discover a planet circling a lonely star light years away from Earth? Maybe you’d even get to name it. Actually exploring deep space is hard, but as IEEE Spectrum’s David Schneider points out, detecting exoplanets is pretty simple, simple enough that a basic DSLR and a telephoto lens can do it.


Nikon D7100: Australian Review

It’s difficult to find a mid-range camera these days that stands out from the crowd. Professional cameras are a long way ahead of the pack when it comes to image quality and durability, but the cheapest of the cheap DSLRs are now also impressively powerful and easy to use at the same time — which leaves the middle of the market as a very hard place to be. But cameras like the Nikon D7000 and Canon 7D have carved out a niche for themselves nonetheless.

But even the best cameras need an update every now and then. The semi-professional grade Nikon D7100 attempts to address a few of the shortcomings of the now-four-year-old D7000, and add a few much-requested features at the same time. Can Nikon improve significantly on one of the best and most highly regarded cameras of the last few years?


Gizmodo DSLR Buying Guide: Top DSLR Tips For Beginners

Got your first DLSR? It can be daunting at first, but these tips will help you make the most out of your new photography gear.


Gizmodo DSLR Buying Guide: DSLR Camera Lenses Explained

The camera is one part of the DSLR equation, and the lens is the other. Here’s the basics that you need to know before lens shopping.


DSLR Cameras Explained: Beginner Vs More Advanced Features

Gizmodo Video Guide: When does it make sense to step up from an intermediate DSLR to a more advanced model to take your shots to the next level? Let’s take a look…


Samsung's New 28-Megapixel NX1 Camera Is Serious About Photography

We really liked the NX30 on its Australian debut in April, but there’s no denying that here at Gizmodo we like slightly more powerful and more professional cameras. With a new lens line-up and some genuinely impressive technology hidden away inside, Samsung’s new NX1 is squarely aimed at “advanced photographers”.


5 Camera Features You Think You Want But Are Actually Bad Ideas

Camera geeks are a needy bunch. They all have their opinions and won’t hesitate to shout at manufacturers to include their pet requests. But that doesn’t mean all those requests are good ideas. Here are five commonly desired camera features that are better left to the trash heap of design.


Digital Cameras Explained: DSLR vs Mirrorless vs Point And Shoot Cameras

Gizmodo Video Guide: Despite being smaller, lighter, mechanically simpler, and more high-tech than digital SLRs — mirrorless cameras are just as powerful when it comes to actually taking photos. Here’s what you should consider before your next big camera purchase.


Canon 7D Mark II Review: The Best DSLR For Sports And Wildlife, But That's All

When the Canon 7D came out in 2009, it soon became one of the most popular DSLRs ever. It was fast, rugged, with great video features, all for a whole lot cheaper than the more pro-oriented 5D Mark II. Five years later, the 7D Mark II makes its debut with plenty of powerful specs, yet it’s not likely to be the same wide-reaching hit as the original.