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Sony Alpha A7 First Impressions Review & Sample Photo Gallery • Camera News and Reviews

Sony Alpha A7 ISO 3200 Sample Photo - Camera Journalists<p>Camera journalists touring the Jack Daniels distillery during a Sony event to introduce the …

Best entry-level DSLR 2018: 10 budget cameras perfect for the beginner

If you've outgrown your point-and-shoot camera or are no longer satisfied with the snaps you get from your smartphone, and feel like you're ready to …

On Being an Invisible Photographer

A strange, yet calming aspect of photography is relegating oneself to the invisible. Some of the best images come when the photographer is unseen, …

Street Photography

12 Hugely Important Moments in the History of Photography

As humans we seem to have an insatiable need to document life — our actions, the actions of other species of animals, anything and everything around …

7 Reasons Why Prime Lenses are Better Than Zoom Lenses to Improve Your Photography

Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from topics on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate …

Five Tips for First Time DSLR Owners

Canon Rebel with Canon 50mm F/1.8 on the left and Canon 5D with Sigma 85mm F/1.4 on the right<p><i>FACT:</i> A DSLR will not get you better pictures, knowledge …

The Top Five Most Extreme Wide-Angle Lenses Ever Built

Wide-angle photography is one of the master disciplines of photography. It’s not something you just do, it’s something that needs a lot of thought, …

How To Use Color Contrast To Make An Image More Interesting

Did you know that you can use color contrast to make your photos more interesting and attention-grabbing? You can achieve it only if you understand …

Lens Guide: Best Lenses to Move up to from a Kit Lens

Kit lens—to use or not to use? While kit lenses are much less expensive than better hobbyist and professional lenses, in the world of photography, …

Using Depth of Field for Effective Communication

Recently, I photographed an engagement session that made me work a little outside of my comfort zone. If you’ve ever taken a look at my work, you’ll …

Here’s Some Gorgeous Wedding Photography to Inspire You

What kind of photos do you want of your wedding? Have you thought about it? Check out these photos and see what catches your eye:<p>photo by Abhinay …

Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera Review and Example Images

Read my Sony A6000 Review to find out why this is a killer camera for the price. Example images are included as well as an image stabilization test.

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The DeanBeat: The top 25 public game companies have changed drastically in five years

Five years ago, not many people outside of China had heard of Tencent. But today, the company heads the list of the top 25 public companies with game revenues.<p>We’ve seen so much change that I thought it would be instructive to look at the biggest companies in the world when it comes to games and …

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 PS4 Giveaway

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is a dark, gritty future where a new breed of Black Ops Soldier emerges and the lines are blurred between our own humanity and the cutting-edge military robotics that define the future of combat.<p>GameSpot and Amazon have teamed up to giveaway 10 digital copies of Call of …

DayZ's Xbox One Early Access Version Delayed to 2016

The Xbox One version of zombie game DayZ has been delayed. Previously expected to launch this winter through the console's new Game Preview program, it's now slated to arrive in Q1 2016 (January-March).<p>Developer Bohemia Interactive announced the news on Twitter. DayZ is also coming to PlayStation …

Game Trailers

We turned on the Nintendo PlayStation: It's real and it works

When a mysterious "Nintendo PlayStation" prototype with both an SNES cartridge slot and a CD drive made the rounds back in July, many remained skeptical. Not even Sony PlayStation's head of Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida, wanted to confirm its authenticity. Or perhaps he just didn't want to …

The secrets to successful F2P ad monetization (webinar)

<b>Join us for this live webinar on Wednesday, December 2 at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Register here for free.</b><p>Everyone loves free things. How can you not? It’s free! So, of course when it comes to the mobile gaming market, free-to-play games currently rule the roost. A win for consumers looking …

Nintendo's PlayStation Shown Off, Actually Powers Up

When images of the fabled "Nintendo Play Station" console made the rounds over the summer, not everyone believed that the prototype console was actually real, but instead an elaborate hoax. It no longer seems that way, as the ultra-rare console--created as part of a failed partnership between …

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Fallout 4 PC Pre-Loading Begins

With just a few more days to go before its launch next week, Bethesda's open-world RPG Fallout 4 can now be pre-loaded on PC. Polygon reports that pre-loading began earlier this afternoon. The game doesn't unlock, of course, until midnight on Tuesday, November 10.<p>As announced previously, the game …

Borderlands Online Canceled, Developer Shuttered

Borderlands Online, a new multiplayer game based on Gearbox's popular shoot-and-loot series made for Asia, has been canceled. In addition, its developer, 2K China, has closed.<p>The studio, based in Shaghai, employed around 150 people, according to Games Industry International. Borderlands Online was …

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