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Photographer Finds Spider Living in His Camera’s Viewfinder

Imagine looking through your camera's viewfinder, finding it strangely blurry, and then realizing that a fairly large spider had made its home inside... and that your eye had been just a fraction of an inch away from the eight-legged creature. That's what happened recently to Canadian photographer Joel Robison.

The Best Used Digital Cameras

The Best Used Digital Cameras to Buy in 2022

While there are many advantages to buying a brand new camera -- including a manufacturer warranty and, well, the fact that it’s never been used by anyone else -- there are likewise a plethora of reasons to buy cameras on the used market.

How Popular Is Each Line of Sony’s Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras?

Previously, we looked at which DSLR system held its value better over time and how fast the mirrorless market is growing. This time, we explore Sony's popular full-frame mirrorless camera lines and see how they stack up against each other.

Sony Quietly Launches a7R IIIa and a7R IVa Mirrorless Cameras

Sony has quietly launched new versions of its a7R III and a7R IV cameras that feature some small cosmetic changes along with noticeable improvements to specific hardware. The new cameras have a new "a" added to the official product name that differentiates them from the originals.

The Sony a7R IV is Now Available, but You Shouldn’t Buy It

The latest Sony flagship full-frame mirrorless camera is finally available (I say "latest" instead of just "the" because Sony insists they have at any given time up to three and sometimes four flagship cameras). And yet, I contend that a vast majority of those interested in the a7R IV shouldn't buy it.

This Guy Turned a Sony a7R III Into a Leica Q2

We've seen some unusual camera modding projects before, but this one is next level. Someone over in China took a $2,500 Sony a7R III, took it apart, and, through an insane amount of work, turned it into a $5,000 Leica Q2.

Sony a7R III vs a7R IV Image Quality Comparison

How much of a difference can an extra 19MP and a newly-designed really make? Apparently, quite a bit, as you can see in this quick side-by-side comparison of JPEGs shot on the 42MP Sony a7R III and the newly released 61MP Sony a7R IV.

Google Pixel 3 vs. Sony a7R III: A Low-Light Shootout

Google Pixel 3 smartphone has a Night Sight feature that uses AI to capture "mind-blowing" photos in near darkness. Photographer Pierre T. Lambert wanted to see how the tech stacks up against a pro-grade camera, so he did a low-light shootout pitting it against the Sony a7R III.

Are DSLRs Still the Best Choice?

I'm going to do one of my end-of-year assessments a little earlier this year. Many of you will be struggling with buying decisions this holiday season because of all the higher-end mirrorless cameras that appeared in and around Photokina. I've now had the chance to use virtually every new camera—some for less time than others, obviously—and I am ready to deliver a quick assessment of The State of the ILC.